2014 Preliminary Schedule of Events

  • Friday, October 24
  • Saturday, October 25
  • Sunday, October 26


Friday, October 24

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Information Desk

  • Visit the Information Desk to find answers to questions and pick up "Proud Trinity Parent" buttons, campus map, class schedule, and final schedule of events with event locations.
  • Mather Lobby, Mather Hall

 

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Student Services Resources

  • Explore the many student services resources available on campus to your son or daughter. Student services representatives will answer your questions about services and programming, ranging from student activities, housing, study away opportunities, to the First-Year academic experience.

 For individual appointments on Friday, please call respective offices prior to arrival on campus:

  • ​Campus Safety: Cisco Ortiz, Jr., (860) 297-2054
  • Career Development: J. Violet Gannon, (860) 297-2080
  • College Chaplain: Allison Read, (860) 297-2013
  • Community Service and Civic Engagement: Joe Barber, (860) 297-4256
  • Dean of Students: Fred Alford, (860) 297-2156
  • Financial Aid: Kelly O'Brien, (860) 297-2046
  • Health Center: Martha Burke O'Brien, (860) 297-2018
  • Recreation Programs: Kathleen Kilcoyne, (860) 297-2104
  • Registrar: Linda Gilbert, (860) 297-2119
  • Residential Life: Susan Salisbury, (860) 297-2305
  •  Student Accounts: Dina Jorge, (860) 297-2027
  • Student Activities: Laura Rogalski, (860) 297-2171
  • Study Away: Eleanor Emerson, (860) 297-4178
  • Women and Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC): Laura Lockwood, (860) 297-2408

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Classes Open to Parents

  • Experience life as a Trinity student by sitting in on classes either with your son or daughter or on your own. Please be aware that if you wish to join your son or daughter in class you must ask them to provide you with their schedules in advance. Pick up a campus map and class schedule at the Information Desk in Mather Lobby, Mather Hall.
  • Various Classrooms


9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Downtown Hartford Shuttle

  • Gates Quad Circle, Gates Quad


10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Artists' Books and Prints in the Watkinson Library

  • Curated by Richard Ring, Head Curator & Librarian of the Watkinson Library
  • Watkinson Library, Raether Library and Information Technology Center


10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

Admissions Group Information Sessions

  • Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Campus Safety and Community Responsibilty Update

  • Francisco Ortiz, Jr., Director of Campus Safety


11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Trinity College Official Class Ring Available for Purchase

  • Mather Lobby


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

A Sampling of Academic Projects: Science and Economics Poster Presentations on Display

Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor

Economics:

  • ​Is there anything Trinity’s baseball team can do to increase its probability of winning a game or its margin of victory? by Sean Meekins, Bryan Wolfe
  • Which characteristics of Old Master paintings influence their auction price? What an art forger might want to know.....by Shannon Burke, Max le Merle, Garry Ng, JP Ryan
  • How much is “newness” in a smart phone worth to you? An analysis of the what consumers value in a smart phone by Sha Li, Steven Yee
  • Can we reduce child mortality rates in developing countries by improving the education of women? by Justin Conlon, Alex Kurose, Eddy Gicheru Oketch
  • Planning to emigrate to the US? What pathway to obtaining legal permanent residency should you take in order to maximize your income in the US? by Nour Chamseddine, Natalia Kolakowska, Roxy de Vreede
  • Can money buy happiness?: A cross country analysis of the effect of income on happiness by Minh Anh Nguyen, Minh H. Nguyen
  • Are a mother’s demographics important in determining her daughter/son’s future income? by Marin Abernethy, Emily Johnson, Emily Kauls


11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Campus Walking Tours

  • Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center, rain or shine


12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Study-Away Opportunities: Trinity's Office of Study Away and Center for Urban and Global Studies*


12:00-1:00 p.m.

Challah for a Dollah Sale 

  • Mather Lobby, Mather Hall


12:30-1:30 p.m.

Muslim Friday Prayers (Jumu'ah)

  • Muslim Prayer Room 100, Summit Suites


1:00 p.m.

Yoga

  • Common Room, Funston Hall


1:00 p.m. 

Ferris Athletic Center Tour


2:00 p.m.

Trinity College Library Tour


5:00 p.m.

Blessing of the Bantam and Other Trinity Friends


5:00-6:00 p.m.

Zumba

  • Ferris Athletic Center Unit D


5:30 - 7:00 p.m. 

Celebration of Volunteer Leadership

  • Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center
  • By invitation.


6:00 p.m.

Tour of the Newly Renovated Vernon Social


6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Shabbat Services and Dinner 

  • Zachs Hillel House, 74 Vernon Street


7:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Pick up your complimentary ticket(s) at the Information Desk.
  • Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building​


8:00 p.m. 

The Trinity College Organ Series featuring Christopher Houlihan '09 in honor of The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College

  • The Chapel


9:00-11:00 p.m.

Friday at the Fred

  • The Fred Common Room East Summit Suites


9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Vernon at Night!

  • Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street

 

Saturday, October 25

Throughout the Day

  • Explore Campus and Hartford Event Highlights

 

8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Information Desk

  • Visit the Information Desk to find answers to questions and pick up "Proud Trinity Parent" buttons, campus map, class schedule, and final schedule of events with event locations.
  • Mather Lobby, Mather Hall

 

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pre-Arranged Admission Interview Appointments

  • Please call (860) 297-2180 to reserve an appointment.
  • Admissions and Career Development Center

 

9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Admissions Group Information Sessions

  • Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

 

9:30-10:30 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Academic Symposia in honor of The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College*


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Model UN Bakesale Fundraiser

  • Mather Lobby, Mather Hall


10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Artists' Books and Prints in the Watkinson Library

  • Curated by Richard Ring, Head Curator & Librarian of the Watkinson Library
  • Watkinson Library, Raether Library and Information Technology Center

 

10:00 -11:00 a.m.

Tour of the Newly Renovated Vernon Social

 

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m.

Campus Walking Tours

  • Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center, rain or shine

 

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Trinity College Official Class Ring Available for Purchase

  • Mather Lobby

 

11:00 a.m.

Field Hockey vs. Connecticut College

  • Robin L. Sheppard Field

 

11:00 a.m.

Women's Soccer vs. Connecticut College

  • Soccer Fields

 

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

A Sampling of Academic Projects: Science and Economics Poster Presentations on Display

Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor

Economics:

  • ​Is there anything Trinity’s baseball team can do to increase its probability of winning a game or its margin of victory? by Sean Meekins, Bryan Wolfe
  • Which characteristics of Old Master paintings influence their auction price? What an art forger might want to know.....by Shannon Burke, Max le Merle, Garry Ng, JP Ryan
  • How much is “newness” in a smart phone worth to you? An analysis of the what consumers value in a smart phone by Sha Li, Steven Yee
  • Can we reduce child mortality rates in developing countries by improving the education of women? by Justin Conlon, Alex Kurose, Eddy Gicheru Oketch
  • Planning to emigrate to the US? What pathway to obtaining legal permanent residency should you take in order to maximize your income in the US? by Nour Chamseddine, Natalia Kolakowska, Roxy de Vreede
  • Can money buy happiness?: A cross country analysis of the effect of income on happiness by Minh Anh Nguyen, Minh H. Nguyen
  • Are a mother’s demographics important in determining her daughter/son’s future income? by Marin Abernethy, Emily Johnson, Emily Kauls

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (NEW TIME)

Conversation with President Joanne Berger-Sweeney

  • Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor

 

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Applefest

  • A variety of apples by the pound, apple turnovers, apple fritters, apple pies, candied caramel apples, BBQ pulled pork, and apple cider will be available.
  • The Bistro Patio, Koeppel Student Center

 

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Smith House Open House

  • Beverages and snacks will be served.
  • 123 Vernon Street

 

12:30 p.m.

Football vs. Hamilton College*

Please review Trinity's Tailgating Policy.

Jessee/Miller Field

*A limited number of tickets are available from the Office of Calendar and Special Events. Pre-registration​ required


12:30 p.m.

Men's Club Rugby vs. Wesleyan University

  • Intramural/Rugby Fields

 

1:30 p.m. - Halftime

Hospitality Tent Honoring Trinity Families and Alumni

  • Sponsored by Advancement
  • North end of the Jessee/Miller Field

 

1:00 p.m.

Anime Club Film Screening and Discussion

  • McCook Auditorium, McCook Academic Building

 

1:00-8:00 p.m.  

SGA Shuttle to West Hartford Center and West Farms Mall

  • Meet on Summit St. near Mather Hall, leaves every hour

 

1:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. Connecticut College

  • Soccer Fields

 

2:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Pick up your complimentary ticket(s) at the Information Desk.
  • Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

 

3:00 p.m.

Tour of the Newly Renovated Vernon Social

 

4:00 p.m.

Music & Prayer at the Chapel

  • Featuring the Chapel Singers
  • The Chapel

 

5:00 p.m.

A Cappella Music Festival

  • Featuring The Accidentals, The Dischords, The Pipes, The Quirks, and The Trinitones
  • The Chapel

 

6:30 p.m.

Roman Catholic Vigil Mass

  • The Chapel

 

7:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Pick up your complimentary ticket(s) at the Information Desk.
  • Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building


8:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
Vernon at Night! Family Weekend Open House
  • Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street
     

10:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Student Dance Party in honor of The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College

Sunday, October 26

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College*


Following the Inaugural Ceremony

Reception to honor The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College*

*Registration required; online registration will be available beginning Friday, September 12.

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 If after reading this Web site, you have additional questions, please contact the Office of Special Events and Calendar at (860) 297-2336 or kathleen.mcglew@trincoll.edu.​​​

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