The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends May 2024
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During Commencement on May 20, 332 Grinnell graduates were welcomed into the alumni community. Learn more >>

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Reunion 2024
May 30-June 2

Summer Picnics
June 9-Aug. 11

Presidential Asia Tour
June 27-30

Find other upcoming events on the Grinnell Alumni Events Calendar.

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Being a class agent for a decade has gone swimmingly for Kristina De La Torre ’14. Learn more >> 

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Grinnell enhancing scholarship and partnership efforts to maintain diversity 

In response to the Supreme Court’s 2023 ruling, Joe Bagnoli laid out the College’s action plans during an April Phonecast. Learn more >>

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Young alums reflect on lessons learned from addressing sustainability at Grinnell

Students have worked on solar projects and several other campus green initiatives in recent years.
Learn more >>

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Lifting up a legacy

Brian Smith ’94, pastor of the Northshore Faith Community Church in Illinois, feels a duty of care for his fellow clergy. Learn more >>

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