Grinnell-in-LA: Alumni Reception

Current Parents Stephen W. Clark and Karen J. Clark join Grinnell College to invite you to a reception at The Pacific Design Center.

Join fellow Grinnellians for a discussion about how the Center for Careers, Life, and Service is preparing students to live, learn, and work with meaning and purpose. 

The program will feature Mark Peltz, the Daniel '77 and Patricia Jipp Finkelman '80 Dean for Careers, Life and Service, as well as current students visiting Los Angeles during winter break*.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
6 – 7 p.m.  Reconnecting, networking, and hors d'oeuvres
7 – 8 p.m. Meaning and Purpose: Preparing Grinnellians to thrive after Grinnell by Dean Peltz
8 – 8:30 p.m. Dessert

RSVP to the Office of Development and Alumni Relations by Friday, January 13. Online: please complete the registration form below or by phone: 866-850-1846 

If you have any questions, please contact Nino Parker '07, associate director of alumni and donor relations for regional and special events, at 866-850-1846

Win a Grinnell Blanket!

Bring a business card to our registration table and you will be entered into a drawing during the event for a chance to win a Grinnell blanket.

Additional Information

The Pacific Design Center is located in the heart of West Hollywood, at the corner of Melrose Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard. Our reception will take place in the Spectra Lounge of the "Blue Whale" building located at 8687 Melrose Avenue. 


Entrance to the PDC parking garage is located on Melrose Avenue just east of San Vicente Boulevard. There is a $10 flat rate after 5pm on weekdays.

*Sixteen current students will be participating in a winter break career exploration trek focused on the entertainment industry. The trek provides an opportunity for these students to see first-hand the application of knowledge they are gaining in the classroom. In addition to meeting Los Angeles Grinnellians, they will be visiting more than seven businesses and organizations around Los Angeles.

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Wednesday January 18
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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