January-February 2015

HIGHLIGHTS: It’s a winter wonderland at Trinity. Several snowstorms blanketed the campus, and students have taken a beautiful array of campus photos. We’ve collected some of our favorite campus snow photos posted by students on social media and packaged them in one place. See them here. We're sure it will bring back memories of snowy days gone by.

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Students Explore Careers in Nonprofit and Public Service Sectors
Many Trinity students enter the workforce with a desire to give back to their communities, but they don’t always know the variety of shapes that a public service career can take. Recently, Trinity students spent a day meeting with people working in Hartford-area nonprofit and public service organizations to discuss their career options. Read more.

Student Teams Dive into Challenge of Designing New Mentoring Networks
On January 19, while most students were busy settling back into residence halls and preparing for the next day’s start of the spring semester, 60 Trinity students spent their day focused on the new mentoring networks program that they are helping to design for future Trinity students.The students, organized into five teams participating in a design challenge running through early March, have begun developing detailed plans to meet the four goals that President Berger-Sweeney announced for the new mentoring networks program. Read more.

President Berger-Sweeney Featured on WNPR’s Where We Live
Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney was the featured guest Monday, February 2, on the live radio program Where We Live on WNPR, Connecticut’s National Public Radio affiliate. Veteran journalist John Dankosky, who is WNPR’s news director as well as the host of Where We Live, conducted the interview with Berger-Sweeney.Trinity’s role in revitalizing Connecticut’s capital city, while educating students from all over the country, was among the topics discussed. Listen to a recording of the interview on WNPR’s website.​

A Bird’s Eye View of Campus
Trinity ’s new video takes you to the skies and offers sweeping views of our beautiful historic campus. Fly over the quads and Vernon Street, and catch a striking view of our home city, Hartford. Watch the video here.
Giving to Trinity
Support the teaching and learning that take place every day at Trinity. As a donor, your partnership with the College makes it all possible. Receive a FREE Trinity hat with a gift of $100 or more! This is a limited-time offer, so call (800) 771-6184, or make your gift online today. Thank you.

Trinity Men’s Basketball Continues Exciting Season
The Trinity College men’s basketball team, under the guidance of fifth-year Head Coach James Cosgrove, is 16-5 this season and currently leads the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) with a 6-1 record. The Bantams hold a 1.5-game lead over second-place Bates and Tufts with three league games left in the regular season. Last weekend, the Bantams went 2-0 in their final two home contests of the year, topping Bowdoin and Colby. Read more.

Join the Women’s Leadership Council
Since 2010, Trinity’s Women’s Leadership Council has encouraged alumnae in active engagement with the College through working to further the role of women as leaders at Trinity by supporting their successful journey professionally and in the community beyond the campus. Recently, several gatherings were hosted by council members Julie Mancuso Gionfriddo ’96, M’05, Karen Jeffers’76, Eleanor Wenner Kerr ’81, P’13, Nina Diefenbach’80, P’18, and Carrie Pelzel ’74, with more scheduled to come. Learn more about the council and how you can get involved.

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