The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends November 2023
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Grinnell College President Anne Harris The Grinnell community during a global crisis

A letter from President Anne F. Harris and Board of Trustees Chair Michael Kahn ’74 addresses maintaining community during these past several weeks marked by grief and loss, and how Grinnell is moving toward creating educational opportunities and spaces where individuals can explore the broader context of this heartbreaking conflict. Learn more >>

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Giving Tuesday
Nov. 28

Science, Engineering + Sustainability Virtual Meetup with students
Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. CT

Grinnell-in-Washington, D.C.: Grinnellians, Coffee, and Careers
Dec. 2

Find other upcoming events on the Grinnell Alumni Events Calendar.

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A contest is underway to design the T-shirt for alums to wear at Reunion 2024. Designs can be submitted through Dec. 1.
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Togetherness celebrated at Multicultural Reunion 2023

Alums cherished building community during a series of inclusive and thought-provoking events. Learn more >>

Betty Printz Sims ’41 at 100.
Oldest living woman Marine is a 1941 Grinnell College graduate

A fixed gunnery instructor and music teacher, Betty Printz Sims ’41 turned 104 years old on Oct. 30.
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Get to know Bernadine Douglas

The new(ish) DAR vice president sat down for a Q&A to talk about her career, Grinnell alumni interactions, and her Thanksgiving menu. Learn more >>

Bernadine Douglas
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