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The Alumni Recitation Hall contains classrooms for classes in the Social Studies and Humanities, as well as faculty offices for departments of foreign languages and Classics. The facilities also include a 158-seat screening auditorium, the multipurpose Meredith AudioVisual...

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In the Writing Lab, instructors assist students to become elegant, eloquent writers and public speakers and support faculty in their roles as teachers of writing and speaking across the curriculum. We believe: Writing... Offers a powerful tools not only for communicating...
What is the Writing Mentors program? The Writing Mentors are upperclass peer mentors who help students improve their writing in particular courses. Chosen by the professor in the course, the Mentors attend most or all of the class sessions and hold group and/or individualized...
Program Description Writing Mentors serve particular classes by consulting with students in those classes about their writing.  Mentors are nominated by Faculty members across the curriculum. Each Writing Mentor: attends the class he/she/zi serves consults with the professor...

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Lester Alemán ’07 became an advocate and a leader while a Posse Scholar at Grinnell College. He also worked as a program director for nearly four years at the Posse Foundation in Los Angeles. So it’s only fitting he had a chance showcase those skills while discussing the often...
Less than a year after graduating, Seth Gustafson ’14 was invited back to Grinnell’s campus to share his experiences with Professor Emeritus Doug Caulkins’ Creative Careers class. Gustafson was one of two 2014 graduates brought back to share their experiences and advice on...
Less than a year after graduating, Seth Gustafson ’14 was invited back to Grinnell’s campus to share his experiences with Professor Emeritus Doug Caulkins’ Creative Careers class. Gustafson was one of two 2014 graduates brought back to share their experiences and advice on...
A pre-orientation program is helping put new Grinnellians at ease — a week before classes begin — through tours, workshops, and social events. “It has helped lower my stress,” says Dasaan McCrimmon, a first-year student from Philadelphia, Pa. The five-day program introduces...
This workshop series will clarify some of the mysteries of American English use for English language learners by discussing grammar, sentence structure, essay organization, and expressions.  Conducted by Jen McGovern from the Writing Lab, in conjunction with David Perez, these...
This workshop series will clarify some of the mysteries of American English use for English language learners by discussing grammar, sentence structure, essay organization, and expressions.  Conducted by Jen McGovern from the Writing Lab, in conjunction with David Perez, these...

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The Writing Laboratory offers one-on-one instruction in composition, including organization, coherence, grammar, and style. Students may enroll in courses or sign up for appointments as needed. Students work with an instructor on some part of the writing process, such as...
The Writing Laboratory offers one-on-one instruction in composition, including organization, coherence, grammar, and style. Students may enroll in courses or sign up for appointments as needed. Students work with an instructor on some part of the writing process, such as...