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Where in the World are Grinnellians?

Project: Large map of the world with pins and strands of yarn tying various locations across the globe to Grinnell College. # of participants: ~150
According to students who participated in Grinnell College's National Philanthropy Week, we're all over the place. In an event sponsored by the Student Alumni Council and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, students placed pins in the world map where they are from, where they have done off-campus study, where they have done internships, externships, and where they have otherwise engaged with the extended Grinnell network. For more information and images from National Philanthropy Week, visit the Student Alumni Council's tumblr page.  

In the News... 40 Years AgoOld black and white photograph from the Nov. 13, 1974, issue of the S&B: Caption is, FINALLY, SNOW... Photo depicts snowfall on central campus.


Did you know that Grinnell College's student newspaper, The S&B, now is completely digitally archived and available online, with volumes dating back to the first issue printed in 1894? The freely accessible database is open to the public today at http://usiagrc.arcasearch.com/Research.aspx. The photo above, taken by Doug Halsey '76, appears on page 5 of the Nov. 15, 1974, issue.

All Tweet, No Tricks
Just for youan official Grinnell College Alumni and Friends Twitter account. Our goal is to keep you connected, to the College and to each other. Our hashtag is #AlumniGrinnell. For more about all the social media options we have for you, including some helpful how-to guides, check out our Be Social page. 

Meet Our DonorsShown in the photo are, left to right, Bob (Dodge) Rathbone '90, Andrea (Newman) Sirls '89, Walt Junker '89, and R.C. Bates '89.

“Taking part in the Grinnell-in-London program was one of the best experiences of my life,” says R.C. Bates '89 of the Grinnell College program that turns 40 years old this month. Read about Bates and why he gives back to Grinnell. Shown in the photo are, left to right, Bob (Dodge) Rathbone '90, Andrea (Newman) Sirls '89, Walt Junker '89, and R.C. Bates '89.

The First StepCommencement 2014: Hands holding diploma folderA few short months ago, we congratulated the Grinnell students who crossed the Commencement stage. As we reminded them, and as you know, Commencement is but one step in a lifelong relationship with your College. Through engagement and giving this past year, alumni made 2014 a great fiscal year. We need alumni to continue their relationship with Grinnell so that the College may help ensure the brightest possible future for our students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Please give to Grinnell College today. Learn more about the priorities you can help the College support this new fiscal year.



Recent Discussions

Posted by Claudia Beckwith on November 23, 2014 at 12:34pm

In case you had not heard, my roomie from 1973-77, Rima Miller, died a few days ago. Leukemia. She lived a creative and joyful life, connected with all she met. She had just turned 59. She was buried on her land in Santa Fe on Friday 11/21/14.  Claudia Beckwith

Posted by Gary Kuhlmann on June 17, 2014 at 09:01am

We learned a lot about revolution, of all kinds. We honored men and women who paved the way. We sang. We danced. We laughed. We reunited. And we used social media to capture a whole bunch of great memories.

Posted by Gary Kuhlmann on June 16, 2014 at 02:20pm

The words we use may be different, but the concept is the same. We didn't call our admission policy "access" or "need-blind" 50 years ago, but the concept threads it