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Where is the motivation to attend college?

Hope College’s Dr. Temple Smith explores college-aged populations and the impact of childhood poverty on aspirations. Dr. Smith is dedicated to mentoring undergraduate students and addressing systemic educational inequities among college populations. Smith is an assistant professor of sociology and social work. She attended Michigan State University, where she received her B.A. and PhD in…


Returning to Hope

I will admit that I was not looking forward to returning to campus this semester. The thought of leaving the warm, lazy days of summer behind and beginning another busy chapter of my education was not very inviting. I could stay home, get a full-time retail or nanny job and spend the rest of my…