Ed Pros+ Student-Alum Meetup

Join us virtually on November 30, 2022 at 7pm to network with Grinnell alum professionals in the areas of Education, Counseling, and Library Science. Register online here.

We look forward to seeing you there!!

By Chad Berman
Chad Berman Lawrence S. Pidgeon Director, Education Professions Career Community
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Ready to Volunteer? Community Partner Highlight: The Iowa Kitchen

The Iowa Kitchen offers a service-learning opportunity for two volunteers per month to be mentored by a trained chef, while also serving the community by helping to prepare and serve meals every Saturday of that month.  This is a one-month …

By Guinevere Wallace
Guinevere Wallace AmeriCorps Coordinator for Community Engaged Learning Partnerships
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Meet Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy Elizabeth Shackelford

On Thursday, December 1, students will have the opportunity to interact with Elizabeth Shackelford, a senior fellow in U.S. foreign policy with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Shackelford was a career diplomat with the US Department of State until …

By Maureen Fitzgibbon
Maureen Fitzgibbon Director, Government, Law & Policy Career Community
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Ready to Volunteer? Community Partner Highlight: Mid-Iowa Community Action

Mid-Iowa Community Action, or MICA, is our community food bank, but also so much more than that! From emergency assistance with heat, energy, water, or food to intensive one-on-one home visiting and early childhood education, MICA has touched the lives …

By Guinevere Wallace
Guinevere Wallace AmeriCorps Coordinator for Community Engaged Learning Partnerships
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Alumni Guest Blog: What is climate justice?

Climate justice is a branch of the environment justice movement which addresses disparate social, economic, physical, and psychological impacts of global climate disruption.  Adverse impacts stem directly from climate change (e.g. sea level rise, extreme weather events, flooding), and indirectly …

By Keith Kozloff '73
Keith Kozloff '73
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Ready to Volunteer? Community Partner Highlight: Connections Support Center

As the weather slowly, hopefully ever so slowly, turns to winter, we are highlighting the Connections Support Center. Winter assistance is very appreciated to combat the winter blues, as it is hard for members to get out.  Connections is located …

By Guinevere Wallace
Guinevere Wallace AmeriCorps Coordinator for Community Engaged Learning Partnerships
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Advocates, child care professionals call for sustainable change to support industry

By Michael Crumb, Senior Staff Writer, Business Record October 26, 2022

“Iowa is No. 1 in the country in two-parent working households, at 75%. There are 519,713 children in Iowa between birth and 12 years old and only 173,481 available …

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Class Act: Why a career in education might just be right for you

Wednesday, October 26th 2022

4:00 pm PDT – 5:00 pm PDT

Virtual Event

https://joinhandshake.zoom.us/j/93453952804

Hosted by Handshake
Speaker/Panel

Any Handshake student with a link to this event can view and RSVP

Right now, the United States is facing a nationwide …

By Chad Berman
Chad Berman Lawrence S. Pidgeon Director, Education Professions Career Community
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Creating a Network for Good: The Grinnell College Center for Careers, Life, & Service Civic Activity Database

I have had the honor to serve in an Americorps Campus Compact position working with the Service and Social Innovation team in the Center for Careers, Life, & Service at Grinnell College.  While I’ve had great opportunities to support the …

By Guinevere Wallace
Guinevere Wallace AmeriCorps Coordinator for Community Engaged Learning Partnerships
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Ready to Volunteer? Community Partner Highlight: Poweshiek County Soil & Water Conservation

Poweshiek County Soil and Water Conservation District needs your help in protecting land and water resources in our county! The office is located less than 10 miles from Grinnell College, and while there is plenty of hands-on work, hybrid in-person/virtual …

By Guinevere Wallace
Guinevere Wallace AmeriCorps Coordinator for Community Engaged Learning Partnerships
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