Trinity's faculty and staff monthly e-newsletter (previous issues)


April 2006

In this Issue    

  Islam Awareness Week Educates Campus Community
Members of the Trinity and Hartford communities were recently treated to a series of informative and entertaining events designed to better acquaint non-Muslims with the particulars of the world’s second-largest religion. ... read more

  Students Give Their Time to Help Others
Two separate groups of Trinity students spent spring break helping to clear debris and rebuild homes in New Orleans while another, much larger contingent braved a cold overnight drizzle to participate in the non-stop, 18-hour Relay for Life. ... read more

Wet Lab for Environmental Science Dedicated
Students in the Environmental Science Program will no longer have to shuttle between borrowed biology, chemistry, and geology laboratories or lug equipment from place to place in order to conduct experiments ... read more

  Fifth Graders Go to College
About 20 Trinity students from Alpha Delta Phi played host to the youngsters, exposing them to college life in an interesting, informative, and fun way. ... read more

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.
... read more

Awards and Honors ... read more

  Sports Highlights
Men’s Track and Field Relay Records Shattered in Two Places
... read more

In the News
... click here for recent media coverage of Trinity College.

Recognizing members of the campus community for their years of service to Trinity ... click here

Library staff members were the winners of the first annual Campus Wide Spelling Bee. Pictured (l-r) Amy Harrell, Erin Valentino, Lori Stethers
and Rachael Barlow.


3 Questions for ...

Paula Russo
Vice President of Planning, Administration & Affirmative Action

  1. As vice president of planning, what is your vision for what Trinity will look like at 200 years old in 2023?

  2. What do you miss most since moving from the faculty to the administration?

  3. If you were granted three wishes for Trinity, without budget or personnel constraints, what would they be?
     read Paula's answers ...


What they’re reading…

Chris Card
Associate Dean of Students

"The Rules of Seduction—that was the title that grabbed my attention in a cramped bookstore in Burlington, Vermont. It was Daniel Magida’s first novel and it proved to be an engaging piece of fiction. In it, we follow Jack Newland, a charming young man of distinct privilege, and his struggle to stay within those social boundaries that high society has placed on its own."  read more ...

The Chapel carillon was completely refurbished 12 years ago, resulting in the restoration of its bright, clear sound that had dulled due to age and prolonged exposure to the elements. Technicians from Taylor Bellfounders of Loughborough, England, the firm that had cast and installed the massive instrument in 1932, repainted the bellframe, refastened the bells, adjusted the playing mechanism, and repaired the clappers that strike the bells. As a result, the carillon continues to resound across the campus with melodic majesty.

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