2014 Preliminary Schedule of Events

Friday, October 24


Throughout the Day 
Campus Art Galleries and Art Spaces Self-Guided Tour
In celebration of  The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College
Guides will be available at the Broad Street Gallery (campus map #83), Mather Art Space (campus map #14), Vernon Social (campus map #67), Watkinson Library (campus map #12), and Widener Gallery (campus map#13).

Hartford Event Highlights
 

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 Hall Lobby

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 Hall Lobby.  View the class schedule and locations here.
Various Classrooms

 
 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A Sampling of Academic Projects: Science and Economics Poster Presentations on Display
Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall, second floor
 
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
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Trinity College Official Class Ring Available for Purchase
Mather Hall Lobby

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

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2:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Study-Away Opportunities: Trinity's Office of Study Away
A light lunch will be served.
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor

12:30 p.m. - 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​
The tour will meet in the lobby.
Ferris Athletic Center

2:00 p.m.
Trinity College Raether Library​ and Information Technology Center Tour
The tour will meet in the Scheuch Atrium.
Raether Library and Information Technology Center


2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Financial Research & Technology Center Open House
View live demonstrations and explore the brand-new Financial Research & Technology Center in LITC A02. The center hosts 11 Bloomberg Professional workstations, the industry leader in providing current and historical data for business and finance news, analytics and research. The Center also offers realtime information about the Trinity College Investment Club's student-run portfolio.
Room A02, Raether Library and Information Technology Center

 

2:45 p.m. -  3:45 p.m.
Adjusting to Campus Life
with Ann Reuman, Associate Dean of Students
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor


3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Writing Center​ Open House
Writing Center, English Building, 115 Vernon Street

4:00 p.m.
Cinestudio Tour
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Zumba
Unit D, Ferris Athletic Center


5:30 p.m. - 6:30 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
The tour will meet near the stage.
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street

6:00 p.m. - 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 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Downtown Hartford Shuttle
Gates Quad Circle, Gates Quad

9:00 p.m. - 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
Campus Art Galleries and Art Spaces Self-Guided Tour
In celebration of The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College
Guides will be available at the Broad Street Gallery (campus map #83), Mather Art Space (campus map #14), Vernon Social (campus map #67), Watkinson Library (campus map #12), and Widener Gallery (campus map#13).

Hartford Event Highlights
 
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 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 Hall Lobby

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
A Sampling of Academic Projects: Science and Economics Poster Presentations on Display and Hospitality Room
Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall, second floor


9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Financial Research & Technology Center Open House
View live demonstrations and explore the brand-new Financial Research & Technology Center in LITC A02. The center hosts 11 Bloomberg Professional workstations, the industry leader in providing current and historical data for business and finance news, analytics and research. The Center also offers realtime information about the Trinity College Investment Club's student-run portfolio.
Room A02, Raether Library and Information Technology Center​


9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Admissions Group Information Sessions
Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

9:30 a.m.-10:25 a.m. and 10:35 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Academic Symposia in honor of The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College
Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor
9:30-10:25 a.m.
Engaging with a Diverse World

John Agard, Professor of Tropical Island Ecology and Head of the Department of Life Sciences, The University of the West Indies; Richard Eichenberg, Associate of Professor Political Science, Tufts University; Irene Mata, Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Wellesley College

Moderator: Zayde Antrim, Charles A. Dana Research Associate Professor of History and International Studies and International Studies Program Director, Trinity College
 
10:35-11:30 a.m.
Thinking about a Liberal Arts Education in Nontraditional Ways

Nancy Bauer, Dean of Academic Affairs for Arts and Sciences and Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University; Susannah Heschel ’73, Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies, Dartmouth College; Kris Manjapra, Associate Professor of History and Colonialism Studies Program Director, Tufts University

Moderator: Sean Cocco, Associate Professor of History, Trinity College
 
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building
 
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Model UN Bakesale Fundraiser
Mather Hall Lobby
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tour of the Newly Renovated Vernon Social
The tour will meet near the stage.
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street
 
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 Hall 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

11:45 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
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Smith House​ Open House
Beverages and snacks will be served.
123 Vernon Street
 
12:30 p.m.
Football vs. Middlebury College*
Jessee/Miller Field
*A limited number of tickets are available from the Office of Calendar and Special Events. Please contact Emily Barstow at emily.barstow@trincoll.edu in order to reserve tickets. Note: students with a valid ID do not need a ticket. 

12:30 p.m.
Men's Club Rugby vs. Wesleyan University
Intramural/Rugby Fields
 
12:00 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 p.m. - 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
The tour will meet near the stage.
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street
 
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. - 9:30 p.m.
Vernon at Night! Family Weekend Open House
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street
    
9:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Vernon at Night! Continues....
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street
 

Sunday, October 26

Koeppel Community Center, 175 New Britain Avenue
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Koeppel Community Center, 175 New Britain Avenue
 
Following the Inaugural Ceremony
Ray Oosting Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center
 
Campus Art Galleries and Art Spaces Self-Guided Tour
In celebration of The Inauguration of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as 22nd President of Trinity College
Guides will be available at the Broad Street Gallery (campus map #83), Mather Art Space (campus map #14), Vernon Social (campus map #67), Watkinson Library (campus map #12), and Widener Gallery (campus map#13).

*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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