November-December 2013




HIGHLIGHTS: Trinity's newly established chapter of Engineers Without Borders is embarking on a five-year project to build safe and sustainable latrines at a school in Ngaruma Parish in the Marangu village of Tanzania. The group includes students; professional mentors in the fields of engineering, hydrogeology, health care, and education; and the chapter's faculty adviser, Assistant Professor of Engineering Emilie Dressaire. Last summer, a team of Trinity students and Professor Dressaire (pictured above) traveled to Tanzania for the assessment phase of the project. Read more about their project, and see more photos from their trip to Tanzania.

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Trinity Is Among the Top Liberal Arts Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students
Six Trinity graduates—from the Class of 2009 through 2013—won Fulbright awards for 2013-14, making the College one of the top producers in the category of bachelor’s degree-granting institutions in the country. The six recipients bring to 25 the number of Trinity grantees since 2007, and marks the third time in five years (2009, 2012, and 2013) that the College has been named a top-producing school. Read more.



Four Faculty Members Appointed to Named Professorships
Four tenured faculty have been appointed to named professorships, also known as endowed chairs. Each of the four will deliver an inaugural lecture in celebration of this honorable achievement. The faculty members and their new titles are Robert Corber, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor in American Institutions and Values; Ellison Banks Findly, Scott M. Johnson ’97 Distinguished Professor of Religion; Susan Masino, Vernon Roosa Professor of Applied Science; and Paul Assaiante, Paul D. Assaiante Associate Professor of Physical Education. Read more.

Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols Is December 8
The Lessons and Carols service is one of Hartford’s oldest continuing traditions of celebrating the upcoming Christmas season and includes music of the season offered by the Trinity College Chapel Singers (the oldest continuing student group on campus), the Trinity College Concert Choir, and the College carillonneur. This year's featured guest is Grammy Award-winning American soprano Christine Brewer.  Click here to watch the live Web cast on December 8 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. EST.


Make Your Trinity Fund Gift by December 31
Each year, the Trinity Fund helps the College close the gap between expenses and tuition. Your tax-deductible gift makes a valuable and immediate difference to help every student every day. No aspect of Trinity is left untouched by your support! Call our 24-hour toll-free gift line at (800) 771-6184 or visit us online to make your gift today.



Tickets on Sale for Trinity Men's Ice Hockey Game at Fenway Park
Tickets are available for Trinity College's outdoor men's ice hockey game against Williams College on Tuesday, January 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The game, the second of a doubleheader that evening that also includes a 4:00 p.m. matchup between Salem State and UMass.-Boston, is part of Citi Frozen Fenway, a 17-day ice event. Read more.



Join Us for Holiday Soirees in the City
Join fellow alumni for holiday gatherings next week with special guest President James F. Jones, Jr. The evenings will feature musical entertainment, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and holiday merriment. There is still time to register for Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C.

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