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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.”

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.

Summary of Nov. 13, 2013 Town Hall Meeting

Nov. 13, 2013: Technology and Learning

The latest Town Hall sessions were held Nov. 13, 2013, with discussion focusing on Technology and Learning.  The noon session nearly filled JRC 101. The evening gathering drew about half that many.

Among the points discussed by President Raynard S. Kington, Interim Dean David Lopatto, staff members, and students, were:

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).

Nondiscrimination Policy

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed or any other protected class.

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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