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Student Journeys

Extraordinary journeys begin in unexpected places.

Read more about the extraordinary places these students experienced through their Grinnell College journeys.

Elizabeth Collinger '21 in South America

Elizabeth Collinger ’21

Elizabeth explored her passion for music, language, synchronized swimming, and more during her journey that took her all around the midwestern United States and down through South America.

Cinthia Romo in front of Monet painting

Cinthia Romo ’21

Cinthia took advantage of internships and service opportunities all over the U.S., explored Europe through the Global Learning Program, and prepared for a Ph.D. in sociology.

Andrew Tucker and Joe Biden on CNN

Andrew Tucker ’21

Boston, Boise, Costa Rica, Cuba, Copenhagen... these are just a few of the stops in Andrew's Grinnell journey. He also met several U.S. presidential candidates and appeared on national television.

Martha Beliveau '21 stands in front of a mural

Martha Beliveau ’21

Martha experienced Grinnell as the best of both worlds: a community-oriented college and a launching pad to the wider world — from a semester in Belgrade to course-embedded travel in Costa Rica, and even an #IowaSummer.

Ryuta Kure '21 in Budapest

Ryuta Kure ’21

Ryuta, a computer science and economics major from Japan, mentored other international students, studied in Budapest, and conducted mentored research that resulted in an original video game — which you can play here!

Gil Perez '21

Gilberto Perez ’21

Gil found Grinnell through QuestBridge, played on the soccer team, had a double major and concentration, and pursued internships, experiential learning, and volunteer opportunities in Chicago and Minneapolis. Next up: a master’s degree in management.

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