Feature Stories - Spring 2006

Opening the Book that is Gary Schmidt
Chapters in the life of a Calvin English professor and author

Article about English prof Gary Schmidt
On the Cover

Spring 2006 Spark cover


Minds and Hearts in the Making
The full text of Barbara Carvill's address

Vietnamese alumni remember their time at Calvin

From Camp to Campus
Vietnamese alumni share stories of the transition from refugees to Calvin students

ONLINE EXTRA: "Call Us Refugees" by Don Hettinga '76

A Laboratory for Living
Calvin's student life division seeks to enhance discipleship, service and leadership


More Stories
Duo investigates idealism, corruption in Kenyan Journalism

40th annual Faculty Fumblers vs. Les Jacques de Chimes game
ONLINE EXTRA: Photo Gallery

Rural meets urban: Calvin students unite two local schools

Outstanding Service Awards:
· Stu and Mary Greydanus
· Toyin Adegbite Moore

Alumni Orchestra revives former professor's Scherzo

Spark Online Links
· The January Series
· Calvin sports
· Lilly vocation project
· Minds in the Making e-zine

Photo Galleries

Airband photosAirband includes Presidents Byker and Spoelhof
Cold Knight Club photos Cold Knight Club — Over 200 students jump!
Calvin-Hope Satellite Game - Houston site"The Game": Calvin vs. Hope 2006 Satellite Game
class reunions 1980 and 1975 class reunion photos
David D. Hunting Branch YMCA Calvin Around Town at the new Grand Rapids YMCA

Class Notes
For privacy reasons, all Class Notes are now posted in the "Alumni Association Members" organization in KnightVision.

Alumni Profiles
· Rick Beerhorst '85
· Sharon Sikkema Hekman '68
· Kim Rinzema Heys '00
· Kim Huyser '03
· David Porter '97
· Amy Heerspink Ruis '94
· Elbert van Donkersgoed '67

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Loves Me, Loves Me Not by Laura Smit

Director's Desk
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Letters to the Editor
Readers respond to Spark and alumni topics