- These students have spent the past three weeks learning about the role of justice in responding to and participating in restoration of stressed neighborhoods. They've discerned the difference between charity and justice, and learned how to build and install kitchen cabinets through their partnership with Home Repair Services, an organization dedicated to strengthening vulnerable Kent County homeowners through improving their housing, with a vision of building strong communities. How cool are these Calvin Knights? 📷
This November, Manato Jansen, a senior at Calvin College, attended Harvard Divinity School’s selective Diversity & Explorations program. Explore Manato's background & the interfaith work he's accomplished that led up to this prestigious accomplishment: buff.ly/2RFixoY
- 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…
"We empower our students by educating them but also encouraging them to use their voices, to keep the legacy going and keep the dream going.” Check out MLive's feature on our events from Martin Luther King Jr. Day: buff.ly/2R9v5QB
This February will mark men’s basketball’s 200th game of The Rivalry. Read more about the Rivalry's long-lasting history: buff.ly/2FICwvU
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.
🧦 - We'll be doing a daily drawing each day of the week for everyone in the #BecauseOfCalvin contest. The sooner you submit, the more likely you are to win BoldSocks. We will be announcing the week's winners every Friday until the contest closes. - Visit http://calvin.edu/because for more details
- When else will you have the opportunity to study the works of C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, and other classic British myth-makers in-depth? During January, there's no shortage of interesting and engaging classes like this one. It's just a shame you can only choose one! 📚
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
It cultivates deep thoughts and conversations about important issues of the day -- from sustainability to racial reconciliation. - NYTimes columnist, Nicholas Kristof, graced the stage this past week to discuss his experiences from the Tiananmen Square all the way to the genocide at Darfur. Although this is the last week to listen to renowned thought leaders like Kristof through the January Series, you can always re-visit previous audio recordings at Calvin.edu/January-Series
- Visit http://calvin.edu/because for more details
- 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. 👇
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