Northern Irish singer/songwriter Steafán Hanvey’s concert and panel discussion focus on memory, identity, and armed conflict.
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.
Psychology students organize benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Nominations for the 2014 Grinnell Prize are due by Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
From the beginning, our commitment to social responsibility has been a large part of our College history. Grinnell was a center for abolitionist activity before and during the Civil War. President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Grinnell alumni to positions in his "New Deal" administration.
Today, our commitment to social justice continues with the strong philosophy of self-governance and personal responsibility, as well as programs and initiatives that encourage students to learn about the world beyond campus and to create positive social change.
A Tradition of Leadership
On the Prize Background
History of the Grinnell Prize
The Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize, directly reflects Grinnell’s historic mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.”
2013 Grinnell Prize Winners
Alumni of Grinnell’s First Year of College Program understand the true value of a liberal arts education.