2016 Schedule of Events

Friday, September 23

Throughout the Day

Big E Tickets on Sale
$8/ticket. Cash only. Limited quantity available. Transportation not included.
Mather Welcome Desk, Mather Hall

The 24th Pan American Squash Championships 
George A. Kellner Squash Center, Ferris Athletic Center

Room with a View: Selections from the 2016 Center for Urban and Global Studies and Office of Study Away Photo Contest
Mather Art Space, Mather Hall, second floor

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

• Are you likely to miss your connecting flight and end-up stranded at the airport?: A study of the duration of flight delays
Bobby Dutton ’17, Ethan Holdaway ’17, Tory Mayher ’16
• Does the severity of concussions have an impact on the short-term productivity of NFL defenders?
Brendan Dowling ’16, Paul McCarthy ’16
• How intense should your warm-up be to drive a ball like Happy Gilmore?
Karan Khurana ’17, John Pavain ’17
• Does Income inequality hinder or promote economic growth?
Jiayi Huang ’16, Antonia Von Hassell
• Does a player’s fame pay-off at the NBA salary negotiating table?
Nick McIntyre ’17, Shufan Wang ’18, Nick Wray ’17
• How much has China’s economic growth influenced the price of Chilean copper?
Reid Delaney ’16, Sam Johnson ’17                                                                                       
• Did you pay too much for your bike?
Daniel Johnson ’17, Maxime Sabet d’Acre ’17

Washington Room, Mather Hall, Second Floor

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Information Desk
Visit the Information Desk to ask questions and pick up your Proud Trinity Parent button, a 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.  Student services representatives will answer your questions about services and programming, ranging from student activities, housing, study away opportunities, to spiritual and religious life.  

For individual appointments on Friday, please call the respective offices prior to arrival on campus:
Family Weekend Student Services Resources

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Classes Open to Parents
Experience life as a Trinity student by sitting in on classes either with your son our 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 schedule in advance.  Pick up a campus map and class schedule at the Information Desk in Mather Hall Lobby.
Various Classrooms

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Powerhouse of a Library: The Watkinson Celebrates 150 Years of Service
J. Hammond Trumbull Exhibition Area, Raether Library and Information Technology Center.

10:30 a.m.
Admissions Group Information Session
Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

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

11:30 a.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

1:00 p.m.
Ferris Athletic Center Tour
The Tour will meet in the lobby.
Ferris Athletic Center

1:30 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Study-Away Opportunities: Trinity’s Office of Study Away
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Soundscape Ecology of Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin Resting Bays
Dr. Heather Heenehan received her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Connecticut and both her Master of Environmental Management and Ph.D. in Marine Science and Conservation from Duke University where she worked on the soundscape of Hawaiian spinner dolphin resting bays. Dr. Heenehan is now a postdoctoral scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Northeast Fisheries Science Center in their passive acoustics group where she continues to use acoustics as a tool to understand the biology and ecology of marine animals.
Lecture Room 134, Jacobs Life Science Center

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Career Development Center Open House
Career Development Center Lobby, Admissions and Career Development Center

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Financial Research & Technology Center Open House
Room A02, Raether Library and Information Technology Center

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Writing Center Open House
A.K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric, 115 Vernon Street

2:30 p.m.
Admissions Group Information Session
Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

2:45 p.m – 3:45 p.m.
Parents and Administrators, Partnering Together
Jennifer Baszile, Director, Student Success; Sonia Cardenas, Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Political Science; Joe DiChristina, Dean of Campus Life and Vice President for Student Affairs; Robert Lukaskiewicz, Associate Dean of Students; Martha O’Brien, Director, Health Center; Lieutenant Ramon Rosario, Campus Safety; and Laura Whittemore, Director, Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership.
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, Second Floor

3:00 p.m.
Generating and Controlling Ultrafast Electron Pulses for Time-resolved Electron Diffraction
In this talk, Williamd College Assistant Professor of Physics Catherine Kealhofer, Ph.D. will discuss how ultrafast electron diffraction works and describe a new technique that uses terahertz electromagnetic fields to compress electron pulses in time.  
McCook Auditorium

3:30 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Off-Campus Shuttle
Shuttle leaves hourly to WalMart, West Hartford Center, and West Farms Mall
Gates Quad Driveway

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Family Weekend Long Walk Societies Reception
By invitation only.  For more information about the Long Walk Societies, please contact Erin Pollard at erin.pollard@trincoll.edu.
Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Shabbat Services and Dinner
RSVP to Lisa Kassow, Director, Hillel at Lisa.Kassow@trincoll.edu
Zachs Hillel House, 74 Vernon Street

7:00 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Wesleyan University
Ray Oosting Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center

7:30 p.m.
Film Screening: Jason Bourne​
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Fridays at the Fred
The Fred Common Room, East Summit Suites

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Vernon@Night!: Stuff-A-Bear & Make Your Own Dry Erase Boards​
Food available for purchase.
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street


Saturday, September 24

Throughout the Day

Big E Tickets on Sale
$8/ticket. Cash only. Limited quantity available. Transportation not included.
Mather Welcome Desk, Mather Hall

The 24th Pan American Squash Championships​
George A. Kellner Squash Center, Ferris Athletic Center

Room with a View: Selections from the 2016 Center for Urban and Global Studies and Office of Study Away Photo Contest 
Mather Art Space, Mather Hall, second floor

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

• Are you likely to miss your connecting flight and end-up stranded at the airport?: A study of the duration of flight delays
Bobby Dutton ’17, Ethan Holdaway ’17, Tory Mayher ’16
• Does the severity of concussions have an impact on the short-term productivity of NFL defenders?
Brendan Dowling ’16, Paul McCarthy ’16
• How intense should your warm-up be to drive a ball like Happy Gilmore?
Karan Khurana ’17, John Pavain ’17
• Does Income inequality hinder or promote economic growth?
Jiayi Huang ’16, Antonia Von Hassell
• Does a player’s fame pay-off at the NBA salary negotiating table?
Nick McIntyre ’17, Shufan Wang ’18, Nick Wray ’17
• How much has China’s economic growth influenced the price of Chilean copper?
Reid Delaney ’16, Sam Johnson ’17                                                                                       
• Did you pay too much for your bike?
Daniel Johnson ’17, Maxime Sabet d’Acre ’17

Washington Room, Mather Hall, Second Floor

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Parent Directors Fall Meeting
By invitation only.  For more information about the Parent Directors Program, please contact Dominique Matteson at Dominique.Matteson@trincoll.edu.
Reese Room, Smith House

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

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Information Desk
Visit the Information Desk to ask questions and pick up your Proud Trinity Parent button, a campus map, and final schedule of events with event locations.
Mather Hall Lobby

10:30 a.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bantam Brunch
Enjoy the Mather Dining Hall experience.  Cash and credit card accepted.
Dining Hall, Mather Hall

​11:00 a.m.​​
Field Hockey vs. Colby College
Robin L. Sheppard Field

11:00 a.m.
Women’s Soccer vs. Colby College
Men’s Soccer Field

11:00 a.m.
Volleyball vs. Colby-Sawyer College
Ray Oosting Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center

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

11:30 a.m. – Halftime
Alumni Relations Food Truck Festival
Alumni and fans are invited to purchase lunch from an impressive coffee cart and two popular food trucks located adjacent to the home bleachers in Jessee/Miller Field.  Mingle with Michael Acosta ’13 of N2 Coffee while enjoying his gourmet hot beverages, or grab a bite to eat from the popular Mercado and Maui Wowi food trucks.  Support the Trinity women’s ice hockey team by purchasing your lunch at the concession stand.  Food service begins at 11:30 a.m. and will continue through the 3rd quarter.
North End of Jessee/Miller Field​

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

11:30 a.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Chapel Open House
Our historic landmark Chapel is an architectural icon of the College and is also home to all sorts of student activities —from Episcopal services, Roman Catholic Mass, and Zen meditation to a cappella concerts, nonviolent resistance training, and benefits for Hartford community organizations. Meet the College chaplains and explore our historic Chapel. Take a trip up the bell tower, discover the crypt, and learn about Spiritual and Religious Life on campus. There will also be a cameo performance by The Chapel Singers, Trinity’s oldest continuing student organization on campus.
The Chapel

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Joslin Family Scholars Luncheon
By invitation only.
Joslin Family 1823 Room, Raether Library and Information Technology Center

12:30 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

1:00 p.m.
Football vs. Bates College
Jessee/Miller Field

1:00 p.m.
Wesleyan Volleyball vs. Colby-Sawyer College
Ray Oosting Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Smith House Open House
123 Vernon Street

1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Off Campus Shuttle
Shuttle leaves hourly to West Farms Mall, Corbin’s Corner, Whole Foods
Gates Quad Driveway

2:00 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. Colby College
Soccer Field

2:30 p.m.
Film Screening: Jason Bourne
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

3:00 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Husson University
Ray Oosting Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center

4:00 p.m.
President’s Reception
Join President Berger-Sweeney for a reception after the football game.
Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
The Cave Patio, Gates Quad

5:00 p.m.
A Cappella Music Festival
Featuring The Accidentals, The Dischords, The Pipes, The Quirks, and The Trinitones
The Cave Patio, Mather Hall, Gates Quad

7:30 p.m.
Film Screening: Jason Bourne
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

10:00 p.m.
Mather@Night!: Time Square Tribute Band Concert
Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor


For a list of other campus events please visit Trinity Today​


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