Trinity and Hartford Public Schools Join Forces To
Expand the Nation’s Best Magnet School
The new Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy
will expand the
Hartford Magnet Middle School into a grade 6-12 academy that emphasizes
college preparedness as well as the sciences and the
visual and performing arts. Trinity will help design the
curriculum and participate on the school's governing council.
Fossum Inducted Into Inventors Hall of Fame
On May 4, in Washington, D.C., Eric Fossum '79 was inducted into the
National Inventors Hall of Fame for inventing the CMOS active
pixel sensor (APS), which is used in camera phones. Fossum's guest was
David Ahlgren, Karl W. Hallden Professor of Engineering (at right with
Fossum), who taught one of Fossum’s first classes at Trinity.
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Students Selected to Spend Year at Oxford
Megan Baxter, Leah Novak, Shuyang Zhu (pictured left-right), and Aneta Buraityte,
all members of the Class of 2013, have been selected to spend
their junior years at Worcester College, a constituent of the
University of Oxford in England, one of the world's most historic and
prestigious institutions of higher education.
Keep Trinity in the Top 10—Give by June 30
Urgent—calling all alumni!
Please make a gift by June 30. We still need
3,845 alumni gifts to keep Trinity in the top 10 for alumni giving
participation and earn a $4 million challenge bonus. A total of 7,408
alumni have responded so far—please join them
and rock the Pride-O-Meter!
Rowing Wins Petit Final
On May 28, Trinity's women's rowing first varsity eight crew won the
petit final in the NCAA Division III Championship Regatta on Lake Natoma
in Sacramento, California. This is the team's ninth trip to the NCAA
Division III Championships, and they placed sixth overall.
Hundreds of Alumni for Reunion 2011
Reunion 2011 is June 10-12 and has a full lineup of events, including
an alumni squash exhibition and reception with Paul Assaiante P’06, 13-time
men’s national squash championship coach; a New England
clambake; a cookout and carnival on the Quad; lecture and
reception with renowned literary theorist, Dr.
Robert Stepto ‘66; and class dinners and dancing.
More Trinity News
Mary E. “Mel” McCombie, visiting associate professor of American
studies and interim director of Trinity’s American Studies Graduate
Program, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at the
American University in Cairo during the 2011-2012 academic year.
On May 6, Trinity celebrated the College's 61st Honors Day, an
event at which the College community gathers to recognize students'
Watch a Web cast of the event or
download a copy of the program.
Summer Music Series
Trinity will host the 62nd Annual Plumb Memorial
Carillon Concerts and the 37th Annual Chamber Music Series as
part of the 2011 Summer Music Series. Held
annually at the College, the series features performances every Wednesday
during the summer, over a nine-week period. Performances are
free and open to the public and will be held rain or shine.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic. See the full
Trinity Graduates Profiled in
Teach for America Story
Fourteen graduating seniors from Trinity will spend two
years in the highly competitive Teach for America Program. The
Hartford Courant recently spoke to some of these
captured their thoughts on the eve of their entrance into the