- Astronaut @lelandmelvin ‘s #12wordmissionstatement is “to share the experiences I’ve had to help teach the future generations” What’s yours?
- Two groups of 10 students are spending their January embarking on a winter backpacking trip from the Grand Canyon to Joshua Tree National Park, learning essential wilderness skills from leadership development to Leave No Trace ethics. - Can't believe this adventure comes with college credits! 🏔
Join Calvin College January 3-23, 2019 for our award-winning lecture series, cultivating deep thought and conversations about important issues of the day.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. " - Luke 2:10-11 - Wishing you a very merry Christmas from us at Calvin College. 🎄
- At Calvin, we take God's call to stewardship seriously. Our hope is to bring a little more green into the world, and raise up students to care for the environment around them. Whether you're storing plants here, or simply want to enjoy the lush greenery around you, Calvin's Greenhouse is the place for you.
My colleague, Kevin Timpe (@the_Timpest), has pulled together what promises to be an excellent conference on "Disability and Social Structures" that will happen at @CalvinCollege, Jan. 17-18. Register here: eventbrite.com/e/disability-s…
- They facilitate weekly meetings, organize a yearly dorm retreat, plan their dorm's service auction, create and promote monthly dorm events, and much, much more. - Even though this position requires a great deal of work, it also results in a great deal of growth. Reflecting on his time so far as KHvR's dorm president, Jared Feyer states, "Being a dorm president at Calvin gives me the opportunity to foster community in my residence hall. I am challenged with the task of leading a team to coordinate building activities [and make them] inclusive to all residents. Through this position, I am able to make Calvin look a little more like home for those living here.
What happens when a college believes radical transformation is possible behind bars? The Calvin Prison Initiative begins, and three years later, students in the program are now creating change from inside the fences: buff.ly/2KSfxz6
Have any tips on how Gus can make the most out of his interim experience? Let him know in the comments below!
- Whether it's daily chapel services, late night worship sessions, or Sunday night LOFT services, Calvin's Chapel is a place of spiritual and community growth. - Be a part of a vibrant, Christian community: Calvin.edu/apply
And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. " -Isaiah 9:6 - Wishing you a very Merry Christmas from Calvin College! 🎄
- Chimes, Calvin's official student newspaper, provides an opportunity for budding student journalists to contribute to a weekly print and online newspaper, created 100 percent by students. Leading this newspaper is Editor-in-Chief, Michelle Hofman, a senior double majoring in English Literature and Writing. "If you told freshman me I’d be editor-in-chief of the paper, I wouldn’t have believed you. Editor-in-chief wasn’t a goal I had in mind when I joined Chimes. But now that I have the position I love what I do and the people I work with. To see so many diverse people come together to create a single product is an amazing experience. " 📝
This 4,500-seat arena is home to Calvin’s basketball and volleyball teams. Whether you’re playing the game or cheering in the crowd, these exhilarating moments are just another aspect of what makes our Calvin community so strong and interconnected.
Calvin's social work program recently received national recognition as one of the top 40 social work programs in the U.S., ranked by thebestschools.org: buff.ly/2BPzbZI
We'll enjoy fellowship, hot chocolate and cookies, and sing Christmas carols as we anticipate the birth of our Savior. 🎄
Who's ready for the 200th game of The Rivalry this February?
Innovate. Blaze new trails. - Whether you're at Calvin or in Cambodia, we want to hear from YOU! Share your photos with us using #JanuaryAtCalvin - What will you do in the next 15 days?
1️⃣ chase more squirrels 2️⃣ break fewer chew toys 3️⃣ go on more walks 4️⃣ catch my tail 5️⃣ smell EVERYTHING Happy New Year, Calvin! Let us know your resolutions below or on our Instagram Stories!
Take a cue from Gus and check out our Trailblazers Spotify playlist—it might motivate you to finish up that essay. - Be like Gus—apply now, and relax during Christmas: http://bit.ly/CalvinTrailblazers
Who’s excited for Christmas?
Definitely listen to @StephenApp’s latest podcast about how the good folks @CalvinCollege discuss cost, but then be sure to scope their main admissions page too. That’s some pretty form work. #HEMktg
For us, being roommate is more than just sharing a room; it's about sharing life together. " -Saara Spitzer - Congratulations to @sarasarahsaara and @yena_k for winning the Calvin roommate photo competition! 🎉 We'll be reaching out with regards to your prize soon!
- Calvin business and engineering students are currently trekking across China to better understand the global impacts of China’s emerging economy. From the Great Wall to the Forbidden City, these experiences are something these students will never forget!
" -Psalm 19:1 📷
⚗️ - Calvin's top-notch Chemistry Department equips students with the skills to succeed in college and beyond through academically rigorous courses, invaluable research opportunities, and close connections with professors. - See if Calvin's Chemistry Department is right for you: Calvin.edu/visit
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The program includes a tuition-free summer internship course, an all-expenses-paid spring break pilgrimage, unforgettable learning experiences, and so much more. - Know a student who’d be a good fit? Tag them below. 👇
The end is now in sight. Find a cozy spot and study hard Calvin Knights. 📚
- In the CFAC auditorium, we listen to renowned singers, host annual Calvin events, discern movies, and come together as a community. - What's your favorite memory from inside the CFAC Auditorium? Let us know in the comments below 👇
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