Staff

Employees on the Move - March 18, 2014

Arrivals

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
Baker
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 

Noon-1 
ARH 305 

7:30pm-8:30pm 
Main Hall Lounge 
 

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.

 

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Jonathan Edwards, Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of International Admission, Speaks on the Value of Liberal Arts Degree

Liberal arts students must use liberal arts-based creativity to parlay their own talents and the skills emphasized by their disciplines, such as critical thinking, ingenuity and creativity, into a paycheck.

Jonathan Edwards, dean of Admissions at Grinnell College, says a liberal arts degree means “students are empowered to find their own answers through inquiry, dialogue and analysis.”

Jonathan Edwards, Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of International Admission, Speaks on the Value of Liberal Arts Degree

Liberal arts students must use liberal arts-based creativity to parlay their own talents and the skills emphasized by their disciplines, such as critical thinking, ingenuity and creativity, into a paycheck.

Jonathan Edwards, dean of Admissions at Grinnell College, says a liberal arts degree means “students are empowered to find their own answers through inquiry, dialogue and analysis.”

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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