Rewarding experiences inside the classroom and beyond. The opportunity to focus on learning that matters most to you. The excitement of firsthand research and a vibrant, supportive learning community with global outcomes... There's something about Grinnell College: Meet Grinnell in a minute and a half, then go deeper with our latest videos about the diverse facets of the Grinnell experience.
It was great day for the 172nd Commencement of Grinnell College, which began at 10 a.m. on Central Campus on Monday, May 21.
The College celebrated its class of 2018 with a ceremony in which approximately 380 seniors received their Bachelor of Arts degree. Celina Karp Biniaz ’52 gave the commencement address and Biniaz, Chase Strangio ‘04, James Holbrook ’66, and Tracey Menten received honorary doctorates.
Videos of the main speeches will be added as they become available.
Speak Out! From how children learn to speak to how we can speak out against injustice, the inaugural TEDxGrinnell features seven noteworthy Grinnell College alumni speaking out on a wide range of topics.
The inaugural TEDxGrinnell was held February 21, 2015, in Roberts Theatre, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa. TEDxGrinnell was sponsored by Grinnell College and The Wilson Program . The independent TEDx event operated under license from TED.
Meghna Ravishankar, Bangalore, India, and Janet Davis, Grinnell, Iowa, organized the event.
The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize (the Grinnell Prize) honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Each prize carries an award of $100,000, half to the winning individual(s) and half to their organization. http://www.grinnell.edu/grinnellprize