Employees on the Move - April 15, 2014


Rebecca Loew
Interpreter/Classroom Aide
Dept:  Student Affairs
Effective: April 7

Debra McRitchie
Temporary Office Assistant
Dept:  Conference Operations
Effective: April 8

Danielle Thomson
Technology Services Support Team Lead
Dept:  ITS
Effective: April 22


Sara Valentine
Marketplace Culinary Supervisor
Dept:  Dining Services
Effective: March 31

Employees on the Move - March 18, 2014


Thomas Whitaker
Plant Custodian
Dept:  Facilities Management
Effective:  March 17
Susan Kriegel
Development Assistant
Dept:  Development and Alumni Relations
Regular, full-time, 12 mos., non-exempt
Effective: March 24
Michelle Tiemessen
10 mos. (mid-August – Mid June, excluding breaks), non-exempt
Dept:  Dining Services
Effective:  March 26
Justin Thaxton

Got Grit? Panel

Got Grit? Take a break from studying and learn how grit can help you succeed in stressful times. Join panelists from the faculty, writing lab, student affairs, athletics, CLS, SHACS, and wellness in discussing what it means to have grit and how you can persevere in tough times.

Tuesday, March 11th 

ARH 305 

Main Hall Lounge 

When Will I Register for Fall Classes?

Tue, 2014-03-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

During New Student Orientation - on August 23, 24, and 25 - you will have meetings with your faculty adviser. After discussing your academic goals and interests with you faculty adviser and planning your final schedule, you'll submit your final registration on Tuesday, August 26. On Wednesday, August 27, you will have a chance to make changes to your schedule. Review the Academic Planning for New Students Guide on selecting courses. This guide can be found within the Publications tab (located on the left side of our web page.)

Campus Memo FAQ

Why the change?

Faculty, staff, and students want an easy-to-navigate, central source of information they need to do their jobs, finish a degree program, or enjoy campus activities.

The Office of Communications is working to streamline and improve email communications. The goal is to develop an internal communications tool that delivers campus news and events in an organized, easy-to-navigate newsletter.


How often will Campus Memo be distributed?

The 2014 Commencement is fast approaching

Undergraduates will be able to purchase caps and gowns for $30.00 during the month of May. There is not a need to pre-order. A selection of sizes will be available until the morning of the ceremony. The College Bookstore will be open extended hours for the commencement weekend. Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12noon - 5pm. The Bookstore will also be open during the ceremony on Monday to provide, water, sunscreen and shade.


Marsha Ternus, former chief justice of Iowa Supreme Court, speaks on juvenile justice system

Sat, 2013-11-02 21:10 | | Des Moines, IA

Marsha Ternus, attorney, former chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, who taught a class on restorative justice at Grinnell College:

“I think any time you are talking about public policy, it’s good to have all the players on board, because then you have a consistent approach from the beginning contact through the court system.”


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