Like nearly all liberal arts colleges, especially in the Midwest, Hope was birthed as a tiny denominational liberal arts college. That is a dangerous thing. I believe that it underscores the character of this college, which I have come to cherish and support so much, and want my grandchildren to attend.
A slow dream in concrete Two awards in particular always have the architectural community holding its breath: That we inspire students to choose careers that match their gifts, and employ these gifts in service of individuals and institutions that are struggling economically, emotionally, academically or spiritually.
During the s, while Dr. While no statement can adequately capture the soul of an institution, I find this identity statement to be compelling. As a community of Hope College, we look forward — together — to where we are going — together.
It has enormous implications for the mission of the college and for our students — and for us. That we continue our efforts to reduce discrimination based upon gender or sexual identity. I am sure that discussions about our identity will continue as we move forward. Architecture generally has the bad association of being elitist, only accessible for the wealthy.
It is also important to note that, from our inception, Hope College has embraced a global understanding of its mission, welcoming students from all parts of the world. Special architectural invention is required to squeeze dwellings into ever more scarce inner-urban land.
These are the creeds through which the basic, unifying Christian beliefs were affirmed. Focusing on parts of Asia, hope has taken on a secular or materialistic form in relation to the pursuit of economic growth. The judging process this year was, as always, impressively rigorous — this jury visits almost all of the shortlisted schemes in person: Inside the box, however, there was also an unreleased healing spirit named Hope.
The main award in this category was won by perhaps the most subtle of the three: However, reviews of research literature have noted that the connections between hope and symptom severity in other mental health disorders are less clear, such as in cases of individuals with schizophrenia.
The whole Hope community is encouraged in the lifelong pursuit of justice and peace for all, in a world so loved by God. I hope that the Cleveland Indians will win the World Series. We fail our students when we fail to prepare them for global understanding.
Hope aspires to be faithful; Hope aspires to be welcoming; Hope aspires to be transformational. And this brings us full circle. Hope as a mechanism for improved treatment has been studied in the contexts of PTSD, chronic physical illness, and terminal illness, among other disorders and ailments.
I aspire to those things which are possible for me to achieve…. Exceptional educators Another group of exceptional projects were awarded in the education category, which is quite a recent addition to the awards, having only been established in It reflects the DNA of Hope College in that it is not a statement meant to exclude or divide, but to provide grounding for our aspirations.
It helps us to define ourselves by what we are for and not against. Such a culture will mitigate against the worst excesses of rapacious property-market profit-takers, value the common good, and give rise to ever-better buildings.
As an unrepentant historian, I am driven to distilling the past to better understand the present as we move into the future. You are also aware of particular challenges in your departments or divisions.
One hopes that this is will shift in the future — both as an index of the valuation of good design in producing rich learning spaces, and a hoped-for celebration of public education. We are in process. But in my life, I aspire for a better income.My plans, dreams, hopes and aspirations for ? Like many of you, I don’t do resolutions.
I do plans, dreams, hopes and goals. I plan because if you don’t have a plan how are you going to get what you want or where you want to be?
Hope and Aspiration The LP vinyl (Loud and Play EPs) is finished, the design and the music have all been sent off for manufacturing and now we begin to play the waiting game. In a world with so much music and video and content constantly at our fingertips, waiting has become underrated.
Architects around the country are still abuzz, discussing the outcomes of the Australian National Architecture Awards, announced last Thursday. Both aspiration and hope are then lost. At the end of the day, it isn’t money that is the issue, but taking away the aspiration to make money that is the curse of liberalism.
What we are left is an ever shrinking pie to divvy up rather than an expanding pie to share with all. nationalism - the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination 4.
dream - a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe); "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe". As nouns the difference between hope and aspiration is that hope is (uncountable) the belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen or hope can be a sloping plain between mountain ridges while aspiration is the act of aspiring or ardently desiring.Download