Giving

Lucy Chechik ’18, a chemistry major from Minneapolis, wanted to study abroad and chose DIS (Danish Institute for Study Abroad) Copenhagen because of its focus on medicine. 

Austin Simmons ’90 routinely describes Grinnell as a winning lottery ticket. “It was pure luck that I ended up there,” he says. “Grinnell was everything I needed.”

Topics relevant to the larger student and alumni community were the focus of discussion sessions between the Alumni Council and College administrators during the council’s March meeting on campus.

In his 48 years of life, physics professor Sujeev Wickramasekara made an immeasurable impact on his peers and his students.

In 2014, the Alumni Student Connections Committee of the College’s Alumni Council initiated a project to facilitate mentoring relationships between alumni and current students.

Penny Bender Sebring ’64 and Charles Lewis establish second CLS career community.

This fall’s Alumni Council gathering focused primarily on two key issues occupying Grinnell at the moment, diversity and inclusion, and “Global Grinnell.” 

"Grinnell was such a big part of my life that I don’t want my connection with the school to end."

Grinnell’s Alumni Council creates new Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

The class of 1966’s 50th Reunion gift of $3.6 million is the largest such gift in the history of the College.