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Community Enhancement and Engagement

  1. Rendering of ‘Grinnell Crossroads’ designed by Walter Hood

    Construction Begins on Gateway Public Art Project in Grinnell

    May 21, 2020
    Site work has begun on a small park and public art project at the southeast corner of Highway 146 and Highway 6 commemorating the community’s history.
  2. IGNITE STEM Event

    Grinnell Education Partnership Recognized with President’s Engaged Campus Awards

    Apr 27, 2020
    The Grinnell Education Partnership was honored for its efforts in helping support nonprofits, employers, the school district and volunteers to improve opportunities for all children and families in Grinnell.
  3. Connecting Grinnellians High School tutors

    Connecting Grinnellians

    Feb 27, 2020
    For anyone looking for an opportunity to engage in some local community service, Connecting Grinnellians is an excellent student organization to consider.
  4. Black and white photo of McNally's grocery store in 1940

    New Smithsonian Exhibition Opening at Drake Community Library

    Feb 26, 2020
    The exhibition brings to light the history of work in Grinnell and how it fits within the nation’s history.
  5. Toni Morrison

    Free Film Screening of “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” at The Strand Theatre

    Jan 28, 2020
    Grinnell College is sponsoring a free public screening of the film and Q&A with the film's editor at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 in the Strand Theatre, downtown Grinnell.
  6. Hasan Davis

    Grinnell College Sponsors Events Featuring Hasan Davis to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Jan 15, 2020
    Hasan Davis, J.D. for events on Jan. 20 and 21, 2020.
  7. Grinnell College Community Mini-Grant Program Announces Fall Grant Recipients

    Jan 15, 2020
    Grants support local projects enhancing the quality of life in Grinnell.
  8. The store front of the Pioneer Bookshop

    Pioneer Bookshop to Donate 10% of December Sales to Grinnell School Libraries

    Nov 25, 2019
    Annual promotion has provided nearly $20,000 to schools in the past six years.
  9. Celebrate GHS Girls Basketball on April 3

    Mar 27, 2019
    The College invites the public to celebrate the positive impact girls high school basketball has on Grinnell at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in connection with the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition at Drake Community Library.
  10. Althea Gibson playing tennis

    Smithsonian Exhibition Celebrating Sports in Our Communities Opens on Feb. 15

    Feb 04, 2019
    "Hometown Teams," a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition that explores how sports shape America, will open in Grinnell on Friday, Feb. 15.

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