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HIGHLIGHTS: Thirty sophomores, including Sean Mansoory ’11 and Jonah Lovens ’11 (pictured above), returned early for the spring semester to participate in a two-day pilot program sponsored by the National Alumni Association and Trinity’s Career Services office. Students learned new perspectives on how to position themselves for competitive internships, future advanced study, and entry level job opportunities after graduation. The spring 2009 Common Hour Lecture Series is under way with lectures ranging from a student project about “the most bizarre prison in the world,” to “The Spiritual Journey of Writing a Novel.” See the full Common Hour schedule.
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United Nations Organizations Honor Ibrahim Diallo ’11
Ibrahim Diallo ’11 (pictured with H.E. Mr. Ileka Atoki, U.N. Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo) was presented with the inaugural Leo Nevas Human Rights Student Advocate Award by the New York City-based U.N. Association of the United States of America and the Business Council for the U.N. for his achievements as a human rights activist.

Trinity and ConnCAN Launch SmartChoices
Trinity and the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN) launched SmartChoices, a new Web site to help Greater Hartford parents choose a public school for their child. Development of the site’s interactive map-based search tool was led by Associate Professor Jack Dougherty with students from the Cities, Suburbs, and Schools Project; Trinity's computing center staff; and ConnCAN.

Show Your Trinity Pride! Get a Fab New T-Shirt
Help show that pride in our College is stronger than ever. Gifts to the Trinity Fund support all aspects of our campus -- students, programs, and faculty -- every day. Increase your support: get a great new T-shirt (modeled by President Jones), and have your gift matched two dollars for one dollar. Some restrictions apply. Make your gift today!

Grant Establishes Center for Teaching and Learning
Trinity received a $365,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish the Center for Teaching and Learning. The Center promotes effectiveness in teaching and supports faculty with programs aimed at identifying and sharing good teaching practices. Appointed co-directors of the Center are Associate Professor of Psychology Dina Anselmi (at left) and Professor of History Gary Reger.

"Making In Trinidad, the Anatomy of a Book” Exhibit Now Open
“Making In Trinidad, the Anatomy of a Book” is now on display at the Widener Gallery. The exhibit showcases the creative process during the publication of In Trinidad, a book of photographs by Pablo Delano, associate professor of Fine Arts, and co-edited by Delano and Milla Cozart Riggio, James J. Goodwin Professor of English.

Trinity Hosts NESCAC Squash Championships
Trinity won both the men's and women's titles for the third consecutive season. The Trinity men, ranked number one in the nation, extended the nation's longest active winning streak in any intercollegiate varsity sport to 194 triumphs in a row. The Trinity women are ranked number three in the nation.

Trinity Participates in RecycleMania
Trinity has joined more than 350 higher education institutions in RecycleMania, a 10-week competition to promote waste reduction on campuses. Through March 28 Trinity will report weekly totals of paper, cardboard, bottles and cans collected for recycling. Schools will be judged on the total amount of recycling per capita, the largest amount of total recyclables, the least amount of trash per capita, and the highest recycling rate.

Reunion 2009 Information Now Available
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More Trinity News

Samuel Kassow '66 Honored as 2008 “Mover and Shaker” Samuel Kassow '66, Charles H. Northam Professor of History, has added to the long list of accolades he has received for his book on the Holocaust by being named one of 14 “Jewish Movers and Shakers for 2008” by The Connecticut Jewish Ledger.

Gluckman to Retire as Trinity Men’s Head Rowing Coach At the end of June, Lawrence Gluckman will retire as head coach of Trinity ‘s men's rowing team. Gluckman has been responsible for the rapid ascension of Trinity's men's crew program to elite status, having guided the varsity eight to a 42-4 record in dual races.

Princeton Review Names Trinity a “Best Value” College Trinity College was named one of the country’s 50 “best value” private colleges and universities by The Princeton Review.

New Long Walk Video Unveiled
This dramatic new video traces the 14-month renovation of Trinity’s Long Walk buildings, and features interviews with President James F. Jones, Jr., builders, architects, students, College historians, and others. See the finished Long Walk, from the inside out, right here. (may take a few seconds to load)

2009 President’s Receptions Around the Country President James F. Jones, Jr. will be visiting several cities in the coming weeks as part of the 2009 President’s Receptions. See other alumni association area club events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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