Search the CarePages site for "MatthewDeVlieger" and "prayersforhealing" (Matthew), BrennaHannan, and SteveO to send encouragement and receive prayer updates.
Be sure to view 76 spectacular photos from around the world, taken by Calvin students during the 2010 interim term, as well as links to interim blogs and more on the News & Stories page. The photos were submitted for the 2010 photo contest.
Current students have been informed of the opportunity to apply for named and departmental scholarships for 2010-2011. These "named" scholarships are established by donors for students who meet specific eligibility criteria, often based on factors such as academic major, intended career goal, GPA, minority status, etc. Students can access an online search tool to assist with this process. The application form for upperclass named scholarships, and for nursing, education, engineering, chemistry, biology, geology, science division, math, computer science and business scholarships are all available on-line. All current students who will be attending Calvin next year are encourage to apply! Students can access and complete the application on KnightVision: KnightVision> My Resources> Student Scholarships and Financial Aid>Upperclass Named Scholarship Application.
Three music ensembles will be on tour this spring.
Are you the parent of a freshman or sophomore student who is undecided on a major? Encourage your student to visit the career development office. Career counselors are available to assist students discover a major that is best suited for their interests and gifts. Students can call 616.526.6485 or stop by the career development office (372 Hekman Library) to set up an appointment. More resources are also available on our site: www.calvin.edu/career, or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/calvin.career.development.
Mark your calendar for the Siblings Weekend on February 26-28, which provides your Calvin student an opportunity to share the Calvin experience with a younger sibling, cousin, family friend, etc. The cost is $22 per guest, which includes meals in the dining halls and admission to a number of fun activities and events planned for Siblings Weekend. For additional information, visit the Siblings Weekend site which is the only way to register and pay.
The Festival of Faith & Writing (FFW) will take place at Calvin from April 15 to 17, 2010. Presenters will include Eugene Peterson, Mary Karr, Wally Lamb, Kate DiCamillo, Richard Rodriguez, Stephanie Kallos, Parker Palmer, Luci Shaw, and Stephen Carter, among many others. For a complete list of presenter and the schedule of events, visit the FFW site. Online registration is available at http://ffwreg.calvin.edu/. Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if we can assist you with your registration in any way. Please note that there are scholarships offered by the Calvin Alumni Associaton for recent alumni.
There's more to Commencement than just a cap and gown. Senior Salute, February 16 & 17, 2010, will have all the necessary information regarding Commencement available at one time and in one place for graduating students.
Parent Calendar page to keep track of important dates throughout the year, including:
Feb. 26-28: Siblings Weekend
Mar. 1: U.S. Financial Aid application due (returning students); Calvin named scholarship applications due, most department scholarships are also due; miscellaneous charges payment due (1st of each month)
Mar. 3: Last day to drop first-half semester courses; Last day to change first-half semester courses from credit to audit; Last day to request a tutor from SAS
Mar. 10: Last day to obtain refund for full semester course withdrawls/drops
Mar. 16: Tuition, room & board payment due
Mar. 19: Spring break begins 5 p.m.; residence halls close at 10 a.m. on March 20; First half semester courses end
Mar. 29: Spring break ends 8 a.m.; residence halls open at 12 noon on March 28; Second-half semester courses begin
Feb. 12 - Mar. 20: Center Art Gallery exhibition: "Alumni Ceramics Competition"
Feb. 12: Alumni Ceramics Competition opening reception, 6-8 p.m.
Feb. 12: Calvin Orchestra tour home concert
Feb. 8-13: uKnight week: Swing dance, Improv, basketball games, Sem Pond Jump, Ambassadors Lunch, Outstanding Service Awards
Feb. 18: Noontime Series: "A Virtual Tour of ArtPrize"
Feb 19: Henry Institute Lecture: Lewis Daly on "God and Government: Abraham Kuyper, Pope Leo XIII and George W. Bush Confront the Social Problem"
Feb. 19 & 20: Silent Retreat sponsored by campus ministries
Feb. 20: River City Improv
Feb 26: Rangeela 2010 - tickets on sale now!
Feb. 26 & 27: Alumni Choir in Cincinnati
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