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On the Road Again

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This year's RAGBRAI Team Grinnell is more than 70 strong. That's roughly 140 Grinnellian legs pumping over 418 miles of Iowa terrain on what has been called America's favorite bicycle ride. This year's ride, which begins July 20, is supposed to be one of the shortest and flattest since the annual ride started as a lark back in 1973, but we want to hear what you think of that when you're actually out there climbing those hills. This year's ride includes a stop in Mason City for a special dinner in Music Man Square on July 23. It all sounds like fun, and for those of us whose bike tire rubber is not meeting the road this year, we hope all you Team Grinnell riders can take some time to send us your "real time" stories and photos from out there. Please use #GCRagbrai14 for your social posts and images, and we'll share them via Facebook and Twitter, aggregate them in a social media album, and post them here in Forum. For more information about our RAGBRAI events, visit the Activities page.



Endre Veka '97Thank you to all of our donors and to everyone who made a gift before the close of our fiscal year. Your gift helps!

We celebrate this year's success by sharing new profiles of our donors.

 

"I like knowing that I can enable new students to enjoy those same kinds of opportunities."  

Meet donor Endre Veka '97 (left)


“What better thing to do than to help others enjoy the same positive experiences that you enjoyed.”  

Meet donor Ed Fry '79


Traveling Grinnellians in Greece

More Greek traveling Grinnellians! A great shot of our late-1970s and early-1980s grads at the Treasury of Atreus on the Panagitsa Hill in Mycenae. Back row, left to right: Scott McMurray '79, Jack Dane '79, Patty Best '78, Ed Senn '79. Front row: Stephan

A great shot of our late-1970s and early-1980s grads at the Treasury of Atreus on the Panagitsa Hill in Mycenae. Back row, left to right: Scott McMurray '79, Jack Dane '79, Patty Best '78, Ed Senn '79. Front row: Stephanie McMurray, Michele Dane '79, Sheryl Walter '78, Lu Barrett '81. Turn here for more photos from this June's Classical Greece trip, sponsored by the Grinnell College Alumni Travel Program.

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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