Calendar of Events


WGRAC Student Open Discussions  & Pizza!  Fridays, 12:30pm-2:00pm, WGRAC Lounge, 2nd floor, Mather! All are welcome!

PHAB~ Promoting Healthy Awareness of the Body: A student-led group that raises awareness and educates the campus community about eating disorders and body image issues while promoting active living, self-acceptance, self-respect and appreciation of size diversity. Programming this semester will include: Love Your Body Week, Girlcott, , Girlcott, Health & Wellness Week, and more!

Meeting d/t/pl TBD.

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SECS - Students Encouraging Consensual Sex:  A student-led group that organizes activities and programs to raises awareness of sexual and relationship violence on campus perpetrated against women and men: i.e.  The Red Flag Campaign, Voices Raised in Power, The Red Flag Campaign, Voices Raised in Power, A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant & a Prayer, Take Back the Night, and more!

Meeting d/t/pl TBD.

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Masculinity Group:  male identified students explore and redefine masculinity so that it includes healthier and more inclusive defintions that allow for greater expressions of what it means to be a man on campus and in society.

Meeting d/t/pl TBD.

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12-Step Programs

If you feel you may have a problem with alcohol, drugs, or food, and are interested in finding a recovery program in the Hartford area, please visit these web sites:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous:
  • Overeaters Anonymous: OA is for anyone with a desire to stop eating compulsively, binge-eaters, bulimics, anorexics, and compulsive exercisers.
  • Narcotics Anonymous:
  • Al-Anon: Al-Anon is for anyone with a friend or relative who is an alcoholic.

If you want to talk with someone on campus with knowledge about 12 -step programs, please email:, or Emily Pagano, Drug and Alcohol Educator: and the Trinity College's Counseling Center are  excellent resources.

Spring Programs 2017


Thursday, Feb. 9 ​
Common Hour
Washington Room
Keyon Dooling, formerly of the Boston Celtics
What Drives You? How I Overcame Abuse & Learned to Lead in the NBA
During his twelfth NBA season, Keyon Dooling stood at the top of his game as the designated team leader of the Boston Celtics. A few months later he found himself locked in an institution, confused, frightened and on the verge of losing everything. Now Dooling talks about the shocking childhood incidents that shadowed him during his entire successful pro basketball career and the hidden trauma that led to his widely publicized breakdown. Learn how he triumphed over incredible odds and what it takes to be an authentic leader. Book sales and signing.
Friday, Feb. 24​
8pm, Chapel
A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant & a Prayer edited by Eve Ensler
A fundraiser for the Interval House, Hartford’s battered women’s shelter. This play offers survivor stories from a diverse population.
Week of Feb. 27 Love Your Body Week: Programs
Monday, 2-27
Paper Parables: At lunch and dinner in Mather lobby students will invite you to write on paper bodies the negative body image messages we hear too often, then  the positive Love Your Body messages we need to hear more often!

Tuesday, 2-28
Click Click Camera Says You are Beautiful: 12pm-1pm, Cave: After viewing falsified ads students will create their own beauty by photos taken by the Photo Club.

Wednesday, 3-1
Zen Your Body Yoga: 6pm, Trinity Hillel (74 Vernon): Come unwind with relaxing yoga inspired to create body awareness.

Thursday, 3-2
Positivi-Tea: 10am-2pm: Stop by the SAIL office (1st floor Mather) for a cup of tea with a positive body affirmation attached!

Friday, 3-3
Walking for Wellness: 3pm-4pm, cave Patio: Get some fresh air and stretch your legs on this healthy walk around campus.
Movie Night! Hairspray, 7pm, Vernon Social: enjoy snacks and a post film discussion.
Be Free Paint Night! 9:30pm-2am, Vernon Social:  Release your inner artist and have some fun!

Saturday, 3-4
So You Think You can Dance? 10pm-2am, Mather: Watch dances then do them!
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​Wednesday, March 1
Hartford Stage
Cloud 9 by Caryl Churchill
A provocative comedy that looks at the ever-changing world of sexual identity, jumping from Victorian colonial times to the shifting landscape of sexual politics in late-1970s London. Cloud 9 was Caryl Churchill’s first international hit.
Wednesday, March 8
Time/Location: TBD​
International Women’s Day: Recognizing the Shoulders We Stand On
Join in a celebration of women today and yesterday as we raise awareness of women’s rights movements here and abroad.
​Thursday, March 9
Mather Hall
Hartford’s Black Mothers Raising Bridges Over Troubled Waters
with Channon Miller, ‘11
An examination of the dynamic between Black women and mothers from the Caribbean, Africa and the United States.
Sponsors: American Studies; Center for Caribbean Studies
Thursday, March 23
Common Hour
Terrace ABC​
Stacey McKenzie
Jamaican born Stacey McKenzie, an international top model, faced relentless bullying and bias due to her skin color and appearance. In telling her story she speaks to the beauty in diversity, body image, beauty standards and, women’s empowerment.
March 25​ Trip to Prudence Crandall Museum, Canterbury, CT  (TBD)
​Tuesday, April 18
7pm, Vernon Social
Take Back the Night with Guest Speaker Cathy Malloy
Take Back the Night, a campus-wide event, is an evening of presentations, entertainment and survivor stories intended to raise awareness about issues related to gender based violence. Sponsor: Students Encouraging Consensual Sex (SECS)