The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends February 2021
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Collage: The five 2021 alumni award recipients and the Grinnell College Laurel Leaves. Pictured upper left to lower right: Frances Gray ’71, Sheena Brown Thomas ’71, Sabrina Eagan ’96, Sally Campbell-Galman ’96 & Rev. Jake Joseph ’11 2021 Alumni Awards

This year’s recipients come from the classes of 1971, 1996, and 2011. As part of Grinnell’s virtual Reunion 2021 in June, a virtual event will be held to honor the recipients and pay tribute to their good work. Learn more >>

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Grinnell Alumni Virtual Trivia Tournament
Feb. 23-March 11

Underground Newspapers of the 1960s
Feb. 28 at 7-8:30 p.m. CT

’85-’95 Grinnell Alumni Virtual Story Slam
March 9 at 7-8:30 p.m. CT

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The Lori Ann Schwab '95 Alumni Grant recognizes the ongoing community service of Grinnellians who were at the College with Lori (classes of 1992-1998). Grant applications are due March 15.

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First-year students accepting of different Grinnell campus experience

It may not be what they originally envisioned, but many in the class of 2024 are embracing the fact they are finally in Grinnell. Learn more >>

Erick Leggans ’05 teaches chemistry at Grinnell College.
Grinnellians reflect on finding their academic purpose

Allison Wong ’12, Erick Leggans ’05, Aamir Walton ’15 and others discuss how lessons from Grinnell continue to impact their everyday lives. Learn more >>

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Supporting Opportunities - Student Research

Tamara McGavock, assistant professor of economics, shares her passion for research with students. Learn More>>

Tamara McGavock, economics assistant professor teaches from a whiteboard.
Trivia: Who was the first African American to graduate from Grinnell and what was his class year?  Hit reply to send in your answer. The first five correct answers get a prize. Text: Campus Corner - Grinnell and University of Iowa partnership for Master of Science in Finance program. Image: Grinnell College and University of Iowa logos.
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