To all our students busy with finals this week, you're so close! Study hard and you'll be celebrating summer soon enough!
The Calvin College Observatory will be hosting a viewing of the planet Mercury as it passes in front of the Sun TODAY, Monday, May 9. Viewing through the observatory’s solar telescope will provide an up-close perspective on this relatively rare event. All are welcome! This event is weather-permitting, and will only be possible when the Sun is not blocked by clouds. As of 8:45 a.m. on Monday, conditions are great. Stop by while these viewing conditions last!
Today is #Friday, and we're excited to welcome 74 students and families to campus! Find a Fridays visit date that works for you: calvin.edu/visit
Not attending the Festival of Faith & Writing, but still want in on the discussions? Join us each evening for lectures open to the public for $12. An Evening w/ Zadie Smith, 4/14 at 7:30 p.m.: http://bit.ly/1XvboA8 An Evening w/ George Saunders & Tobias Wolff, 4/15 at 7:30 p.m.: http://bit.ly/1SfneQv An Afternoon w/ Sarah Bessey, 4/16 at 4:45 p.m.: http://bit.ly/1Sfni2T An Evening w/ Nadia Bolz-Weber 4/16 at 7:30 p.m.: http://bit.ly/1Sfnm2v
Congratulations to the Calvin College Class of 2016. Walk boldly into the world with love and courage, and Christ as your guide. Photos by Noah PreFontaine
Learn from Calvin blogger Temi Ogunnoiki about some of the traditional African dishes that students made for the Iron Chef cooking competition, hosted by the African Students Association of Calvin College. http://is.gd/zj2XBE
It's #DecisionDay2016! Please join us in praying for students as they make their final college decisions. We have an incredible #Classof2020!
Prof. Christiana deGroot talks to media before this morning's Convocation ceremony at Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility. Please pray for our Handlon students and faculty as they learn together. #wearecalvin
The Calvin Theatre Company presents Love's Labour's Lost from April 21–23, and April 28–30. And we're giving CTC control of Calvin's instagram account for opening day! Follow Calvin's instagram at instagram.com/calvincollege for a behind-the-scenes look at this incredible show. #wearecalvintheatre #lllcalvin
Looking for a summer internship? Check out CalvinLink for the latest postings: https://calvin-csm.symplicity.com/students/ 8 out of 10 Calvin students have at least one internship or practicum while at Calvin. Check out some of these great opportunities other Calvin students have had: http://bit.ly/1SfmMlu
Calvin's Commencement ceremony is #LIVE at 2 p.m. EDT. Cheer on the graduates from wherever you are! #calvincollege #calvingrad16 http://livestream.com/calvin-college/CalvinCommencement2016
For all our students prepping for their finals: Don't stress, do your best, forget the rest! Praying as you wrap up a great semester.
"There is a story for every student at Calvin..." President Le Roy shares campus updates in his This Square Inch newsletter, May edition. #calvincollege
Congrats to John Muyskens ’15, who is among the Washington Post reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting! Read more: http://is.gd/5mGjPl
Problems for #POTUS? Join Calvin's Henry Institute as we look at challenges facing the next president of the United States. Today at 3:30 p.m., we'll discuss the topic of religious freedom. http://henry.calvin.edu/civic-engagement/challenges-for-the-next-president
Do you <3 poetry? Do you <3 Grand Rapids? You'll <3 Prof. Klatt's latest project. Children's haikus will be paired with historical photos on posters and displayed at a celebration of the “Grand Poems in Rapid Transit” project TODAY from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., at The Rapid Central Station (250 Grandville Ave. SW). Or, check out the traveling exhibition this month on The Rapid, GR's bus system!
Best wishes to our students who will be taking their final exams of the semester today! We pray that you will remember what you have been studying this past semester, and have a sense of peace as you finish out the 2015–2016 academic year.
Gretchen Toxopeus Pyles ’91 describes how her teammates not only gave her courage on the field, but also in crisis. “The team aspect of sports is all-important. Being on a team helps you handle success and adversity well,” she said. “Everyone on a team has a gift, and together a team can express something that’s all for God’s glory. It’s something that transcends the athletic field.” Read more: https://is.gd/Jq3inf
Learn how one alum is transforming NYC telephone booths into free Wi-Fi kiosks to help visitors navigate the city. http://is.gd/C8kDbn
Can't make it to chapel or LOFT? Watch #LIVE online Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at 8 p.m. https://new.livestream.com/calvin-college Plus, find past chapel and LOFT services in our video archives! http://www.calvin.edu/offices-services/campus-ministries/worship/archives/
MLive.com recently featured our own Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve, one of Grand Rapids' hidden gems. You'll want to click through for the photos alone! http://bit.ly/1SpAYs6
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