May-June 2016

HIGHLIGHTS: “This is the time that you can best afford to sample all that life has to offer,” William K. Marimow ’69, editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, said to the 585 graduates receiving their degrees at Trinity College’s 190th Commencement on Sunday, May 22. See photos from the ceremony, watch videos about each of the extraordinary individuals awarded honorary degrees, and view the ceremony webcast.     |   Calendar of Events   |     News Releases   |     Giving to Trinity   |     Alumni Gateway   |     Athletics

Student Receives Prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Margaret Brown ’17, an urban studies and human rights double major, has been awarded a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship for 2016. A Massachusetts native, Brown is one of only 54 recipients nationwide and is the second Trinity student to be selected for this honor in three years.  Read more.

$1.2 Million NSF Grant Extends Reach of Work by Computer Science Professor Ralph Morelli
A supplemental grant from the National Science Foundation will fund the extension of a project led by Ralph Morelli, Trinity College professor of computer science, to train high school educators to teach an Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course through the use of app development (Mobile CSP). Read more

New Admissions Philosophy Brings in Impressive First-Year Class
Every May, colleges around the country celebrate the enrollment of a new first-year class, lauding the latest cohort’s accomplishments, selectivity, and geographic diversity. This year at Trinity College, that celebration comes on the heels of sweeping changes to the admissions process that have yielded an impressive Class of 2020. Read more.

Trinity Celebrates the Opening of the Gruss Music Center
On May 19, Trinity opened the Gruss Music Center, a new teaching, rehearsal, and performance space dedicated to supporting music and the performing arts at Trinity. Click to see photos and a video and to read more.
Giving to Trinity
June 30 is rapidly approaching — make your gift to the Trinity College Fund today! Your support is vital and has a positive impact on every aspect of the Trinity experience. Make your gift online today, and receive a Trinity eco bag with your gift of $100 or more.

Women’s Lacrosse Makes Fifth Straight Showing in NCAA National Championships
Despite scoring five second-half goals, the Trinity College women’s lacrosse team ultimately could not overcome a deficit against Middlebury College during the NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse National Championship Finals on May 29. This was the Bantams’ fifth consecutive NCAA Championship game. Read more.

Join Us for Summer Receptions around the Country
Please join alumni, parents, and students at summer receptions to welcome the Class of 2020 to the Trinity family! Welcome receptions, hosted by Trinity College parents and alumni, have become a tradition every summer for members of the entering class and their parents. Receptions are hosted across the country. Click here to register for one near you.

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