The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends May 2022
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Dr. Bernice King Grinnell College to award four honorary degrees at Monday’s Commencement

Commencement speaker Dr. Bernice King will receive an honorary degree along with three others. Three retiring faculty members will also be celebrated during the livestreamed ceremony. Learn more >>

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Watch livestream
May 23 at 10 a.m. CT

Reunion 2022
June 2-5

Alumni Assembly livestream
June 4 at 4:30 p.m. CT 

Young Alumni Weekend
June 16-19

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Alex Exarhos ’10 is pioneering a new kind of digital greeting card
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Jazmin Richardson '23
Grinnell student group creating keen awareness about college for middle schoolers

Jazmin Richardson ’23 helped create The Keen Ones Project, a group who shines a light on higher education opportunities for low-income students. Learn more >>

Alumni back for Reunion catch up during the Reunion Celebration party.
Something fun for everyone at Reunion 2022 Block Party

Food trucks, music, games, arts and crafts, and more being planned for June 3 campus event. Learn more >>

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Watch the inauguration of Grinnell’s 14th President Anne F. Harris

The May 7 inauguration ceremony also included speeches, poetry readings, and a choral selection by the Grinnell Singers. Watch videos >>

President Anne F. Harris gives an address during her inauguration ceremony.
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