Second-Year Spotlight — Resources, Networking, and Alumni Panel on Nov. 4

November 02, 2021

Second-years are in the spotlight this week! 

Events are on Thursday, Nov. 4, 4–6 p.m.

  • From 4 to 5 p.m., stop by the second year resource and networking fair in the HSSC Atrium to:
    • take a headshot at the photo station
    • network with alumni; get resources from the CLS about Career Communities & internships/externships
    • learn about Off-Campus Study
    • connect with your class through Alumni Relations
    • learn about declaring a major with help from Academic Advising
    • better understand how the Dean’s Office can help you identify research opportunities
    • and get info about leadership opportunities in SGA, the SEPCs, and student clubs and organizations, as well as student initiatives and how second-years can form groups and suggest events on campus.
  • From 5 to 6 p.m. listen to the Alumni Panel in HSSC Multipurpose room, A1231, (or virtual, see info below) featuring four alumni who represent a wide range of majors/paths/life experiences:
    • Lester Aleman ’07 (sociology) – working in higher education at the Posse Foundation
    • Graciela Guzman ’11 (anthropology) – works as an instructional coach with DC public schools
    • Benjamin Vaughn Jr ’15 (gender, women’s and sexuality studies) – works in policy and advocacy at a federally-qualified health center
    • Andrew Marcum ’12 (physics) – works in Grinnell’s chemistry department

Alumni hosts Kate Ferraro and Professor Andi Tracy will bring their perspectives and help get your questions answered. Pose a question in advance.

Although this program is intended for second-years, all students are welcome. Address questions to [advising].

Visit The Second Grinnell Year site for additional programming and information for second-year students.

Second Year Spotlight Alumni Panel (Webex info)

Webex link

Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 5 p.m. | 1 hour | (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Meeting number: 2623 548 0068

Password: Grinnell

Join by video system


You can also dial and enter your meeting number.

Join by phone

+1-415-655-0001 U.S. Toll

Access code: 262 354 80068

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