Quote Board

Alumni Award for Dorje Gurung“So this just got delivered! To all my Grinnell classmates and Grinnell College, thank you for the honor!”

- Dorje Gurung ’94, Twitter

Uly  reaches out to touch the cartoonUly’s first exposure to comics is a 10-pager about geochemist Clair Patterson I drew for The Grinnell Magazine.

- Kevin Cannon ’02, Twitter

North loggia with bike “Loggia: not just a dead actor.”

- Nick Hanson, residence life coordinator, Instagram

“The words every Iowan wants to see on her Facebook feed: ‘SWEET CORN COMING SOON!’”

- Sarah Purcell ’92, L. F. Parker Professor of History, Twitter

Grinnellians at brewery"Grinnellians on the move: 2019 Northern Colorado Alumni Brewery Tour!"

- Jake Joseph ’11, Instagram

"My signature party trick is telling people that kilts were invented by English imperialists. Thanks, Grinnell College history department!"

- Emma Friedlander ’18, Twitter

"On my 4th year anniversary of committing to Grinnell College, I am compelled to publicly appreciate the community I have now come to love. I am certain there is no other college that would have given me a greater opportunity for personal and academic growth."

- Peter Cipriano ’19, Twitter

"These are no longer job interviews. They’re long courtships where people get to know the candidates as if they were dating."

- Barbara Trish, professor of political science, quoted in “Campaigns without end: Today’s presidential marathons took root in 1968,” Los Angeles Times, March 11, 2019

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been gone or how much has changed. Grinnell College is one of those places that always feels like home.”


- Alysia Horcher ’15, Twitter

Connie Coleman in student affairs office“After 25+ years of service, Connie Coleman is retiring as the friendliest face and warmest greeting on campus. We will miss you, Connie!!”

- Ben Newhouse, dean of students, Instagram