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Calvin community remembers Margaret Edgell
Business professor Margaret Edgell died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her home in Seattle, Wash., after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. The Calvin community shares their fond memories of their former colleague and friend.
October 19, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin receives highest federal recognition for service-learning
Calvin College has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
March 25, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
College ranking guides give Calvin high marks
U.S. News & World Report and other college guides rank Calvin among the best institutions in the nation.
September 22, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
GR Walks app puts history in your hands
Calvin alum Josh Leo developed GR Walks, a new walking tour app. He worked with Calvin students to develop tours of Eastown and Heritage Hill-North.
July 12, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Helping out at Cook Library Center
Students are helping with the homework and hanging with the kids at Cook Library Center.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Joy and generosity in the residence halls
Each year, "service" auctions are held in the residence halls to support local non-profit organizations.
November 27, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
Calvin senior Ashley Luse spent February in Uganda, trying to create a market for amaranth.
May 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Perkins Fellows serving during spring break
Twenty-nine students are headed to Jackson, Miss., during spring break on one of Calvin's 10 service-oriented spring break trips.
March 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Post spill: an intern in Florida
Biology grad Amanda Hoffmeyer researches wildlife in Merrit Island Refuge.
July 26, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Reconnecting through Spring Break Trips
Students will serve and learn at 13 sites around the nation.
March 12, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Remembering David DeHeer
About a hundred colleagues, friends and family of the late David DeHeer joined together outside DeVries Hall for a short ceremony honoring the longtime Calvin biology professor.
May 11, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Service-Learning Center to Celebrate 40
The Service-Learning Center at Calvin College will celebrate its 40th anniversary from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 in the Great Hall of the college's Prince Conference Center.
March 01, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Serving and learning in southeast Asia
When he is in Indonesia this summer, Kevin Van Harn will try to remember not to point with his finger.
May 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Serving in record numbers
A record number of Calvin students are going on service-learning spring break trips this year.
March 17, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Spring Break Service Trips Set to Depart
From March 17 through 25, while students nationwide join the annual spring break exodus to the beach, 75 Calvin students with less leisurely agendas will be trekking to seven locales on the college’s spring break service-learning trips.
March 10, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Spring break trips build community
Calvin students are serving and learning everywhere from Kermit, West Virginia to Biloxi, Mississippi.
March 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Streetfest photo album
Incoming students stock shelves, spread mulch and paint a playground during Streetfest.
September 06, 2011 | Calvin Staff
StreetFest Set for Two Wheels
The 2005 edition of StreetFest will see some 1,000 incoming Calvin College students spend a part of their orientation combining service with learning in a variety of Grand Rapids neighborhoods.
August 22, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
StreetFest's 20th anniversary
"It's an abstract idea until you get into the community. This is consistent with Calvin's mission of being a transformative presence in students' lives."
September 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski