Grinnell College is accepting nominations from across the globe for the 2021 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize. The College awards the Grinnell Prize annually to individuals who show creativity, commitment and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive change.
The first time I served meals for Grinnell College Students was on a dreary Saturday morning in April. My colleagues from the College’s Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) and I delivered over 240 meals on that deserted and lonely campus. In my experience of uncertainty and change while navigating Grinnell, I was mesmerized by the new realities of an unknown world.
The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend to graduating college seniors to pursue a meaningful public service activity. Frimpong will develop a youth entrepreneurship program in Gbulahagu, Ghana, that she named EntrepreYearn.
Through individualized advising, innovative career education programming, and robust experiential learning opportunities, Center for Careers, Life, and Service aims to provide each student the tools and resources they need to design and lead a life that reflects their personal, professional, and civic aspirations.