Grinnellians in the News

Grinnellians are out in the world doing great things. When Grinnellians are featured in newspapers, writing prominent blog posts, or just showing up doing something awesome we want to make sure you can see the great work being done by your fellow alumni and others tied to Grinnell.

Charles Blake ’05 hired by Southern Bancorp as Little Rock market executive

Blake joins Southern Bancorp after the bank opened its first brance in Little Rock earlier this year.

Talk Business and Politics – October 31, 2023

John Price ’60, to speak at the Herbert Hoover Museum on November 9th

The Former Senior Domestic Policy Advisor (SDPA) is making a stop in eastern Iowa on Thursday, November 9th to speak with locals about his experience during Richard Nixon’s presidency.

Trend Detail News – October 28, 2023

Grinnellian named 2023-2025 Emory University Poetry Fellow

Steven Duong ’19 will spend the next two years teaching classes and writing.

The Emory Wheel – October 18, 2023

Arlington Native’s First Feature Film Premiers on Amazon

Christine Stoddard ’11 of shares the story of her first feature film.

The Connection – October 4, 2023

DAYTON EATS: Chef Wiley has given us a rich culinary legacy

Chef Elizabeth Wiley ’79 reflects on her culinary career as she "retires".

Dayton Daily News – October 01, 2022

Grinnellian appointed to advise President Biden

United States (US) President Biden has appointed US-based Ugandan businessman, Ham Serunjogi ’16 as a member of his inaugural Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the US.

All Africa – September 28, 2023

Montgomery County (MD) Announces New Climate Change Officer

Sarah Kogel-Smucker ’11 will lead the County’s community-wide climate goals through coordination and collaboration with County departments on climate change planning, implementation and management of organizational initiatives and programs.

The Moco Show – September 27, 2023

Downtown Iowa City unveils new mural in Ped Mall

The city unveiled the new mural on Wednesday, painted by Amos Goldbaum ’07.

Iowa News Now – September 13, 2023

The exceptional scientists

Shanice Webster ’15 was selected in the 2022 cohort of Hanna H Gray Fellows by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

Jamaica Observer – September 11, 2023

Vastness of time, the human condition

Sequoia Nagamatsu ’04 speaks about his book How High We Go In the Dark.

International Examiner – September 10, 2023