Photo Highlights from Commencement 2017


Graduates and guests gather for commencement at the Calvin College Covenant Fine Arts Center.

Dr. Joseph Tong (B.D. & Th.M., 1974 & 1975) is honored as a Distinguished Alumnus.

Rev. Howard Vanderwell (B.D., 1962, & Th.M.) is honored as a Distinguished Alumnus.

Jul Medenblik urges graduates to always keep moving towards Jesus, just like the faithful men described in Luke 5 who circumvented the barrier crowd by lowering a paralyzed man through the roof into Jesus’ presence.

President Medenblik congratulates graduate Elmer Santos.


The Calvin Seminary Class of 2017 pause for a group photo before putting on their black robes to process into the auditorium led by their professors.

Laura I. Madrigal-Gómez (Esquivel) & Arturo César Esquivel Garduño with Professor Mariano Avila

Academic Dean Ronald Feenstra congratulates M.Div. graduate Jennifer Palkowski.

Photos by David Chandler