President’s Cornerstone Fund Awards Support Varied Interests
The Planning and Budget
Council has announced the final round of awards made recently by the
President’s Cornerstone Fund. Of the 13 applications submitted to
the PBC, eight projects, with a total cost of $23,710, were selected
for funding. Decisions were made based on the proposed project’s
potential impact on the following four mission-focused sets of goals
and strategies as defined in the latest version of the Cornerstone
teaching and learning and building a rigorous, engaged academic
intellectual vibrancy of campus life
true distinction through offering our students the world in a
city, building on our strengths in urban engagement and global
reaping the benefits of a broadly diverse campus community
The eight successful
Anniversary Symposium (Elly Jacobson).
A half-day symposium celebrating the tenth anniversary of the
College’s Community Learning Initiative.
Presentation (Jason Azevedo ’08 and Magee McIlvaine ’06).
To supplement the cost of performers and speakers for a 3-day
International Hip-Hop Conference at Trinity, April 21 -23 (open
to the public).
Are You in
Your Right Mind? (Linda Brophy for IMPACT).
Staff appreciation day speaker will explore individual
difference through left brain/right brain research, with an aim
for greater understanding and appreciation of differences.
Club (Sheila Fisher).
Two-year project that will establish a literature club for
students, faculty, and staff at Trinity, as well as organize a
literacy outreach program with MD Fox Elementary School.
Exploration (Jessica Wagner ’07 and Nora Steinman ’07).
Implement a series of lectures that focus on social change
within the urban-global context and create a research grant
competition for a senior project relating to urban/global
Urban and Rural (Joan Morrison et al.).
Environmental data collection at the Trinity College Field
Station to compare with state and other agencies at urban sites
for 50 Years (Cindy Butos).
Establish a half-credit course in which students interview Avery
Heights Nursing Home clients and create a book of life stories.
Uniform (Jen Bowman et al.).
Establish a year-long program involving six interactive
workshops aimed at decreasing the divide between academics and
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