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Freeman to be inducted into University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame

Thu, 2009-12-17 23:00 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Will Freeman, the longtime coach of track and field and cross country at Grinnell College, has been chosen for induction into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame. He is one of nine former Gators who will be inducted April 9, 2010, in Gainesville. Freeman was selected based on his accomplishments both while a track and field athlete for the Gators and as a coach after his time at Florida.

First Mellon Mays Fellows named

Wed, 2009-12-16 10:15 | By Anonymous (not verified)

 

Four third-year Grinnell College students are preparing to go to the head of the class as the next generation of college professors. The first cohort of Mellon Mays Fellows, made possible through a $500,000 four-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, was selected from among last year's second-year students at Grinnell who aspire to teach at the college level.

Prouty earns All-Region honors for 3rd straight season

Wed, 2009-12-16 07:23 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Grinnell College’s JP Prouty ’10 has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III All-North Region Team. The defender from Stilwell, Kan., was named to the All-Region third team. A three-time All-Region performer and three-time All-Midwest Conference first-teamer, Prouty anchored a Pioneer defense that gave up a measly 1.43 goals per game and qualified for the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time in school history. He ranked second on the team in assists with three and third in goals with five.

The Magical Place

Fri, 2009-12-04 02:23 | By Anonymous (not verified)

James R. Holbrook ’66Originally published in the Summer 1976 Grinnell Magazine

Before I recount my tale about The Magical Place, I want to make one simple observation: Angels fly because they take themselves so lightly.

Calisch wins prestigious Roy W. LeClere Award

Thu, 2009-12-03 00:00 | By Anonymous (not verified)

 

Grinnell College's Sam Calisch '10 (pictured) has won the prestigious Roy W. LeClere Award winner for academic excellence.

The award goes to the Midwest Conference male student-athlete who had the highest grade point average during his junior year while lettering in at least two league sports. It is named for Roy W. LeClere, a collegiate sports enthusiast whose passion for the MWC led friends and co-workers to originally sponsor the award as a memorial in his honor.