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A conversation with the Le Roys
New president Michael Le Roy and his wife Andrea recently talked about theology, community life and keeping grace and truth in balance.
June 29, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
A faithful approach to theatre
Julia Kimble is finding out that arts and sciences are not an either or at Calvin. The senior theatre major is seeing how the two disciplines unite in her role as assistant designer for the Calvin Theatre Company.
November 01, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
A Fashion Show and Sweatshop Simulation
The Fashion Advisory Board (FAB) at Calvin College will pair a fashion show with a sweatshop simulation to raise awareness of fashion as both an art form and a legitimate interest for Christians.
March 22, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
A final farewell
The Calvin community gathered on Monday, June 25, to express their gratitude to Gaylen and Susan Byker.
June 25, 2012 | Myrna Anderson and Matt Kucinski
A Fulbright to teach in Taiwan
This fall, Senior Ryan DeVries will teach English in an ESL classroom in Kaohsiong, Taiwan.
May 03, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
A gathering of firsts
It was a year of firsts for Convocation 2009 at Calvin College
September 11, 2009 | Phil de Haan
A gift to the Meeter Center
A Reformation scholar donated his entire research collection—more than 2,500 volumes—to the Meeter Center.
October 27, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A grant for teaching reading
A $200,000 Teacher Quality Grant allows Calvin's education department to enhance the teaching of reading in local schools.
August 29, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A green stay at Prince
The Prince Conference Center has earned Green Lodging Michigan Steward certification
September 21, 2010 | Luke
A homegrown Antigone
A Calvin classics professor adapted the classic Greek play Antigone. A Calvin theater professor is directing it.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A leader in global education
"Students from around the corner and across the globe are drawn to Calvin out of a desire to cultivate their Christian thinking and a hunger to learn how to put that thought into practice."
November 15, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
A major role
A Calvin senior will take on the role of Rodolpho in the Opera Grand Rapids performance of La Boheme.
March 06, 2012 | Phil de Haan
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A median improvement
The effort to make over the median is being spearheaded by supervisor of landscape operations Bob Speelman. It is the first of several landscaping installments on the stretch of M-37 median between the west and east sides of the Calvin campus.
August 11, 2008 | Katie Landan
A new front door: CFAC opens
The pianos have moved in. The art has arrived. The Covenant Fine Arts Center, under renovation since May of 2009, is set to open.
October 18, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
A new masters program
"It's quite a growing field ... You can graduate with a master's degree and find work." Jill Bates, the clinical director of Calvin's speech pathology and audiology program, talks with the Grand Rapids Press about the opportunities the new five-year bachelor-to-master's program gives students and the community.
September 28, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A pair of Lilly Grad Fellows
Calvin alums Hannah Bormann '09 and Robert Zandstra '08 have been selected as Lilly Graduate Fellows for 2010-2013
July 12, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
A perennial: the Native Plant Sale
Calvin will host its sixth-annual Native Plant Sale at the Bunker Interpretive Center.
April 28, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A premiere business plan
Kelly LeCoy, a 2011 Calvin grad, has now won three business plan competitions in three months. On Tuesday, May 31, she won the 5X5, an initiative launched by ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. She was awarded $5,000 to put toward her idea, "Uptown Kitchen."
June 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski