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Only the Beginning

Commencement 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.


The Art of the Matter

A gallery-goer takes a closer look at Jennifer Bartlett's House: Plaid, a work in the exhibition Re-Structure, which was on view in the Faulconer Gallery in 1999.

A gallery-goer takes a closer look at Jennifer Bartlett's House: Plaid, a work in the exhibition Re-Structure, which was on view in the Faulconer Gallery in 1999.

For 15 years, the Faulconer Gallery has been bringing world-class art and artists to Grinnell's campus. “In addition to being a gallery, the Faulconer is also a public space,” says Lesley Wright, the director of the Faulconer Gallery. “We want Faulconer Gallery to be a regular part of the lives of our campus and community.” Read more.


Great News!

Celebratory DAR News Image for Forum Splash Page

Our hats are off to you, our Grinnell College alumni and friends! You made fiscal year 2014 a spectacular year. Alumni, friends, parents, faculty, students, and foundation and corporation partners made philanthropic gifts totaling $11.2 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, the highest level in the past four years. Read more here
Meet Our Donors

Lounge Flags in the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center

Saurabh Saraf '05 and Ahsan Rahim '11 were international students who might not have attended college in the United States, if not for the generosity of Grinnell College. Meet Saurabh and Ahsan in our Meet Our Donors photo album. 


It's No Trick—Twitter Is Our Tweet

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 . For more about all the social media options we have for you, including some helpful how-to guides, check out our Be Social page. 

 

Recent Discussions

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.

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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

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