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Service and Social Innovation

  1. Grinnell College Awards Grinnell Prize to Leader Championing Black Joy, Art and Culture in Memphis

    Jul 15, 2021
    Victoria Jones’ social innovation work centers Black joy, activism, and community building in Memphis.
  2. Americorps volunteers deliver meals in the loggia

    Serving College Student Meals During a Worldwide Pandemic

    Jul 22, 2020
    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.
  3. Malia Wells works an afternoon shift at Mid-Iowa Community Action.

    CLS Program Connects Grinnell-Area Organizations With Paid Student Volunteers

    Apr 18, 2019
    From local poverty alleviation organizations to schools and conservation groups, the city of Grinnell and surrounding communities are filled with people who welcome the help of Grinnell College volunteers.
  4. Yesenia Ayala ’18 honored by White House

    Sep 18, 2015
    Grinnellian honored as a White House Champion of Change.
  5. Grinnell a Top Peace Corps School

    Feb 20, 2015
    Grinnell College makes big jump on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools rankings
  6. Service Learning Success

    Jun 09, 2014
    Psychology students developed a program to help prevent adolescent obesity in the community.
  7. An Unusual Reunion

    Jul 29, 2013
    Alumni of Grinnell’s First Year of College Program understand the true value of a liberal arts education.

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