Current Students

Daniel Ryerson ’15 Honors Sirko’s Passion for Football

A football epiphany overwhelmed Daniel Ryerson the first time he heard his new coach’s simple explanation of teamwork.

“He would say, ‘Look to the left; those are your brothers. Look to the right, those are your brothers,’” Ryerson said, recounting the team-first, one-heartbeat family philosophy of Aspen High School football coach Mike Sirko.

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David Ternes ’15 named MWC Player of the Week

Grinnell College linebacker David Ternes ’15 of Oakley, Calif. (Freedom) has been named the Midwest Conference Football Defensive Performer of the Week.

Ternes, the MWC leader in tackles, had a game-high 16 tackles in the Pioneers’ victory over Lawrence University. But more importantly, he had a pair of tackles on fourth down when the hosts had driven to the 1- and 2-yard lines to stop drives.

Ternes, an All-Region and All-MWC selection last season, leads the league with 108 tackles.

Sarah Burnell ’14 Named National Athlete of the Week

Grinnell College cross country runner Sarah Burnell ’14 (Grinnell, Iowa/Grinnell) proved she was best in the Midwest Conference on Saturday.

Now, she is best in the nation.

Burnell was named the NCAA Division III National Athlete of the Week by the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association.

Burnell won the MWC title for the second year in a row, pulling away from Abrah Masterson of Cornell College on the Oakland Acres Golf Club course. She won with a time of 22:42.73 over the 6-kilometer course.

Grinnell College VP Houston Dougharty Is Honored by National Professional Association

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 9:43 pm

Grinnell, Iowa -- Houston Dougharty, vice president for student affairs at Grinnell College, was honored earlier this month at the regional meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

The organization recognized Dougharty for Outstanding Performance as a Senior Student Affairs Officer, an honor that is presented to an individual who has excelled as a dean in the student affairs profession.

Alumni

We are very proud of our alumni! Our majors go on to work in architecture, arts management, community service, development, education, law, and museums and galleries—or physics, computer science, and economics. Those pursuing advanced degrees in art history have a brilliant track record. In recent years our alumni have been (or are) graduate students at the most prestigious academic institutions (UC Berkeley, Bryn Mawr, the Courtauld, Duke, Penn, Stanford, UCLA, Williams, and Yale, to name a few).

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Community Partners

Whether you are a student looking to connect to the community in a meaningful way, a faculty member wanting to add a service component to one of your courses, or staff member interested in a new project, the Service Learning and Civic Engagement Program can assist you in connecting with local organizations. Susan Sanning, Assistant Director of Service Learning and Engagement, is happy to talk with you and help you explore opportunities that match your individual interests, needs, and strengths.

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