Items Tagged with 'Calvin College'


Economists offer tempered enthusiasm for 2016

Experts from faith-based schools preach caution, lowered expectations.

November 20, 2015
If there was excitement about the economic forecast for 2016, it was tempered inside the Gainey Conference Center at Cornerstone University last week. Read More

Calvin brings the curtain down on humanities programs

While German major is saved, the board supported a decision to eliminate five others.

October 23, 2015
Calvin College officials have informed the campus community that the board of trustees has ratified the final recommendations for the elimination of five humanities-based academic programs as part of the college’s academic prioritization plan. Read More

Restructuring process takes its toll

Calvin College reviews viability of six humanities programs.

October 9, 2015
Calvin College is considering the elimination of several academic programs as part of its restructuring process. Read More

College considers cutting six academic programs

October 1, 2015
A college is considering cutting six academic programs based on low enrollments. Read More

Schools partner on rehab clinic

Facility also will provide support for older adults experiencing physical or cognitive changes.

September 25, 2015
Three area colleges and universities are collaborating to bring integrated rehabilitation services to patients and interdisciplinary learning to students under a single roof. Read More

Calvin tests ‘service learning’ with Clean Water Institute

New program is poised to make global waves for water and sanitation solutions.

August 21, 2015
After several years of planning, the Clean Water Institute of Calvin College officially launched earlier this summer with a mission to provide clean water access in developing regions. Read More

West Michigan colleges rank among 'best' in US

August 7, 2015
Several West Michigan colleges are considered some of the “best” in the country by The Princeton Review. Read More

College hosts Women's Basketball Championship

March 10, 2015
Hope College and Calvin College could have a chance at facing each other for a national title next weekend. Read More

Professors make case for ‘green GDP’

The method takes into account the economic impact of resource depletion.

February 20, 2015
Standard practice for determining a country’s economic growth and overall wealth has been to look at gross domestic product, but two Calvin College professors argue GDP is an outdated measurement tool that doesn’t take into account the value of natural resources or the impact of their depletion on an economy. Read More

2014 donations to higher ed reach record $37.45B

Local academic institutions are riding the wave of a strengthening economy.

February 6, 2015
West Michigan-based academic institutions were among colleges and universities in the nation that experienced an increase in charitable contributions during 2014 — the strongest gain in voluntary support since 2000. Read More