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    Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Receives $197,153 USDA Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge Grant

    Nov 21, 2022
    Build a Better Grinnell 2030 (BABG 2030) has received a grant of $197,153 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge. These funds will support the mission of the BABG 2030 project: to identify and prioritize community needs as well as resources, assets, and partners to guide community development and quality-of-life improvement over the next decade. 
  2. President Harris to Serve on Capital Crossroads Advisory Council

    Oct 27, 2022
    Grinnell College President Anne F. Harris will serve on the Capital Crossroads Advisory Council leading the development of the 2040 regional vision plan. The Advisory Council represents a diverse array of organizations to ensure people of different backgrounds and interests have an opportunity to inform the future direction of Central Iowa.
  3. Three Staff Members Recognized with the Fall 2022 Grand Grinnellian Award by Staff Council

    Oct 19, 2022
    Staff council recognized the following staff members as the fall 2022 Staff Council Grand Grinnellian Award winners. Each of the winners has demonstrated their commitment and dedication to the college by being an excellent performer in their duties while representing the core values of the institution, our THRIVE principles, and the mission of Grinnell College.
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    George Drake ’56, Grinnell College President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus

    Oct 17, 2022
    A message from President Anne F. Harris - I write today to share the sad news of the passing on Saturday of one of our College’s most remarkable members: President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus George Drake ’56. For the great many Grinnellians who knew George Drake, this news will bring great sadness.
  5. Monica Chavez-Silva Serves on U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Higher-Ed Engagement Network

    Oct 09, 2022
    Grinnell College’s Vice President of Community Engagement and Strategic Planning Monica Chavez-Silva has been asked to serve on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Higher-Ed Engagement Network, a think tank focused on providing colleges with the support, resources, and assistance necessary to spark inclusivity, sustainability, and higher standards of living in communities which they call home.
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    Grinnell College Celebrates Humanities and Social Studies Center with Dedication Event

    Oct 05, 2022
    Trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, students and community members were invited to celebrate the new and renovated spaces, which support teaching, learning, and collaboration. The event included tours of the building, a formal dedication, and an all-campus luncheon on Kington Plaza.
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    Grinnell College Community Mini-Grant Spotlight: Imagine Grinnell and Ahrens Park Foundation

    Oct 03, 2022
    Applications Open for Fall 2022–2023 Mini-Grant Program  Intended for small- to mid-sized projects that seek to benefit the population of Grinnell and bring its people together, the Grinnell College Community Mini-Grant Program provides funds necessary to spark change.

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