Student Life

Noel Snyder

Noel is a Presbyterian minister who joined Alma College in August 2013. His degrees are from Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Hope College (B.A. in Music and Philosophy). He has recently gained his doctorate in homiletics through Fuller.

Noel loves the energy and excitement of the liberal arts campus setting, and he is interested in pretty much everything. So come by and talk about faith, life, school, struggles, ideas, passions—whatever! He would love to get to know you and hear your story.

The Chaplain’s office is in the Kirk Center, the lower level of the Dunning Memorial Chapel. You may contact Noel by stopping by his office, calling 989-463-7231, or emailing


Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life

My career at Alma began in


I help students by

attending to their spiritual lives.

Educational background

Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div.)  

Hope College (B.A. in Music and Philosophy).

In my role at Alma, I get most excited when...

students make new discoveries and find greater wholeness and joy.

What I love most about Alma College is...

the feeling of tight-knit community on campus.

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