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Community Enhancement and Engagement

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Registration for the Ignite Program Starts Friday, Oct. 26

    Oct 24, 2018
    At 8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, parents may begin registering their children for the fall session of the free Ignite Program, which will take place on campus Saturday, Nov. 17, for youngsters from prekindergarten through fourth grade.
  4. Grinnell Honored by Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

    Aug 07, 2018

    The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR) recognized the Grinnell Education Partnership with several honors at the GLR Week national conference…

  5. Grinnell College Announces Awards For Mini-Grants Totaling $18,002

    Jul 03, 2018
    The grants support local projects designed to enhance the quality of life in Grinnell
  6. Rendering of Grinnell Promenade from the street shows cafe tables with umbrellas, trees, plands, and sculpture with diagonal onstreet parking

    Developers Update City Council on Plans for Grinnell Promenade Project

    Jun 19, 2018
    Updates include pedestrian-friendly features such as sidewalk patios.
  7. Grinnell College's Bookshop Raises $5,727 for Local School Libraries

    Apr 27, 2018
    Funds provide new books on diversity for middle school and high school students.
  8. Ignite Registration Open Through Friday, April 27

    Apr 25, 2018
    Registration for the May 2018 Ignite Program is open 8 a.m. Monday, April 23, through 5 p.m. Friday, April 27.
  9. Artists Striving to End Poverty Offer 3 Days of Workshops

    Jan 19, 2018
    Aaron Rossini with Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) will provide free public workshops throughout Grinnell as a part of "The Artist as Citizen."
  10. Grinnell Regional Winter Camp

    Dec 19, 2017

    Through an agreement with Grinnell College, Grinnell Regional Medical Center offers enrollment in their 2017 winter day camp to Grinnell College faculty and staff. This camp is only offered…

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