Communication

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"I Built the PEC" by Mitch Erickson '72

During the summer of 1970, I was a member of the construction crew that built the Physical Education Complex, or PEC. It was a hot job during a hot summer during a hot time. As I watched the building come down during 2010–11 while visiting my son, C.J. Erickson ’11, I began to remember.

Spring 1970

A bit of perspective is in order. Spring 1970 was tumultuous in America. Between April 13 and May 13, 1970:

Campus Kudos

Know someone on campus who deserves some kudos? Tell us about it in 100 words or less. Fill out the questions below and hit submit. We'll publish it in the Campus Memo.

For questions about submitting the form, contact Dana Boone.

It's Easy to Enter the Campus Memo Photo Contest

  1. Snap a cool photo around campus (in good taste, of course)
  2. Share your photo with us via Instagram by tagging it #GCPhotoContest (If you don't have Instagram, email it to communications[at]grinnell[dot]edu)

The contest is open to staff, faculty, and students. Submissions will appear regularly in the Campus Memo and online. Multiple entries will be accepted. Winners will be announced at the end of each semester. The contest will be judged by Justin Hayworth, a photographer in the Office of Communications.

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