Nov.-Dec. 2007

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The College Launches $350-Million Campaign  Trinity College announced the public launching of a $350-million fundraising initiative, the largest in the College’s history and one of the most ambitious of any liberal arts college in the country.

The Reverend Allison Read is Named New Trinity College Chaplain
The College announced the appointment of The Reverend Allison Read as College chaplain. Read comes to Trinity from Christ Church in Short Hills, New Jersey, where she was priest-in-charge. Read an interview with Allison Read in the winter issue of the Trinity Reporter.

Louis P. Masur Delivers the Annual Shirley G. Wassong Memorial Lecture: “Race and Boston: The Story of a Photograph that Shocked America”
Masur, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of American Institutions and Values, lectured on material from his forthcoming book, The Soiling of Old Glory: The Story of a Photograph that Shocked America (2008), a “biography of a photograph” that captured racial strife in Boston in the 1970s. Masur was also the cover story on the November 23 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Students Perform Week 51 of Suzan-Lori Parks Year-Long Theatrical Production
Trinity students will be performing week 51 of 52 weeks’ worth of plays by award-winning playwright, Suzan-Lori Parks.  Parks began writing a series of plays on November 13, 2002, and finished them one year later. The resulting play cycle, called 365 Days/365Plays, is a daily meditation on an artistic life. 

Trinity Participates in Power Shift 2007, the First-Ever National Youth Summit on Global Warming
November 2-5, Trinity sent more than 50 students to the University of Maryland for Power Shift 2007, the first-ever national youth summit on global warming.

Celebration of Literacy and Partnerships at Trinity College  “Building a Community of Readers,” an event celebrating literacy and local volunteers making a difference in Hartford through literacy outreach, brought more than 100 members of the community to Trinity on November 29. The event was sponsored by ConnectiKids, the Greater Hartford Literacy Council, and Trinity, with support from the Aetna Foundation.

Trinity College Chapel Lessons and Carols
Now in its 49th year, the Service of Lessons and Carols for Christmas will be held at the Chapel of Trinity College on Sunday, December 9, at two identical services, at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

For upcoming lectures and events on campus, check out the Calendar of Events.

 

 

George F. Will ’62 Discusses Journalism Career and Politics
Editor of the Trinity Tripod during his days as a Trinity student, Will in now a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author, and TV commentator. He addressed the Trinity community on December 3.

Hollywood Director Steve Gyllenhaal Returns to Campus
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Walter Harrison Honored by the Trinity Club of Hartford
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BAM
The Alumni Association launched Trinity's Bantam Alumni Mentoring network or BAM which will enable students and alumni to be in direct contact regarding professional mentoring and career advice. This is a project that both the Alumni Relations Office and the Career Services Office are pleased to offer.

BAM will allow Trinity alumni and students to search the online database by class year, profession, location or other areas of interest. The goal is to facilitate direct contact among network members to exchange advice and information regarding inquiries on careers, internships, and new opportunities.

Find out about area club events in your region.

 

 

Winter Sports Viewed Live Via Webcasts
The Trinity winter sports season is well under way and the Bantams teams are all off to fast starts.  Several upcoming Trinity basketball and hockey games in the month of December will be Webcast live on www.teamline.cc and at www.sportsjuice.com.  Webcasts, all of which are free, can also be accessed via the Trinity College athletics Web site(www.trincoll.edu/athletics).

Men’s Squash Team Video Available on YouTube

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A "Bants" fan shows her school pride during the 2007 Homecoming football game. Trinity beat Wesleyan 32-14.


WOver Homecoming Weekend, members of the Board of Fellows took part in a hard-hat tour of the historic restoration and renovation of the Long Walk buildings. Ronald V. Waters ’74, P’06 and his wife Ann C. Waters P’06 recently made a $500,000 commitment to the project. Their gift will be recognized with the renaming of the Seabury 16 seminar room, which will become the Waters Family Classroom.
 


The Rev. Allison Read will assume the role of Trinity College chaplain in January 2008. She is the College’s eighth chaplain and the second woman to serve in that capacity.


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