Check out the schedule of entertainers and speakers for Reunion Weekend 2024! Check back in early 2025 for information about Reunion Weekend 2025.

Friday, June 7 

Noon–5:00 p.m.  Self-Guided Tours of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Arrive at your leisure to visit America’s oldest continuously operating public art museum. You may purchase your tickets at the museum front desk. A special discounted rate of $13.50 per ticket is available for Reunion attendees; ask for the Trinity College Reunion Weekend group rate. 
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford 

2:30-3:45 p.m. Reflections on Engineering and Technology: A Conversation with Eric Fossum ’79, H’14
Alumnus and former trustree Eric Fossum ’79, H’14—winner of the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, member of the National Academy of Engineering, inaugural recipient of the Trinity College President’s Medal for Science and Innovation, and inventor of the camera-on-a-chip technology that is used in billions of smartphone cameras— reflects on the current state of engineering and technology and his thoughts on the future of the field. Ewa Syta, associate professor of computer science, will facilitate the conversation. Read full bios of these speakers.
Location TBD

3:30–4:15 p.m. Organ Demonstration and Recital with Christopher Houlihan ’09
Christopher Houlihan ’09 (College organist and director of Chapel music) will offer a brief demonstration and recital, performing on the College’s extraordinary 1972 Austin pipe organ.  
The Chapel  

4:00–6:00 p.m. Reunion Weekend 2024 Welcome Reception
Kick off your Reunion celebration with this welcome event open to all Reunion alumni. Enjoy a cocktail hour-style reception featuring entertainment provided by DJ Scottie, founder of Full Blast Entertainment.
Main Quad, Large Chapel Tent 

4:00–6:00 p.m. Alumni Row and Beer Tasting
Arrive by 4:00 p.m. to participate in the annual alumni row on the Connecticut River with Coach Kevin MacDermott and Coach Peter Graves ’07. Alumni who wish to participate in the alumni row should dress accordingly.
Friends of Trinity Rowing Boathouse, 55 Riverside Drive, East Hartford 

7:00–11:00 p.m. Club Trinity (Young Alumni)
This special event for alumni who graduated in 2014 or later features a reception-style dinner available until 10:00 p.m. Come by as you arrive to enjoy the sounds of DJ Scottie, founder of Full Blast Entertainment, grab a bite to eat, and catch up with friends.
Cornelia Center, 114 Vernon Street 

8:00–11:00 p.m. Concert on the Quad Featuring Latanya Farrell P’23
Keep the party going with this high-energy dance party featuring late-night snacks and a performance by Latanya Farrell P’23. Dubbed “Queen of Summer Concerts” by The Hartford Courant, Latanya is an award-winning educator, performer, songwriter, soul singer, active longtime member of the West Hartford, Connecticut, community, AND a proud Trinity parent!
Main Quad, Large Chapel Tent  

Saturday, June 8 

Noon–2:00 p.m. All-Reunion Cookout on the Quad
It will be fun for the whole family at this barbeque cookout lunch on the Main Quad featuring DJ Scottie, founder of Full Blast Entertainment.
Main Quad, Large Chapel Tent  

1:30-2:45 p.m. Dissecting Today’s News: How to Detect and Debunk “Fake News”
Hear from this panel of experts about the landscape of the journalism industry in 2024. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Marimow ’69, H’16, president of The Fund for Investigative Journalism, shares his thoughts based on his years of experience as editor-in-chief of The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Baltimore Sun and as vice president of news at National Public Radio. Bill will be joined by two members of the board of The Fund for Investigative Journalism: Vernon Loeb, executive editor at Inside Climate News, who previously served as politics editor at The Atlantic, California investigations editor at the Los Angeles Times, deputy managing editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer, and metro editor at The Washington Post, and four-time Peabody Award winner Ellen Weiss, former Washington bureau chief and vice president at The E.W. Scripps Company, who previously worked for decades at NPR, where she served as senior vice president of news and oversaw the global expansion of NPR News, the creation of award-winning programs, an investigative unit, podcasts, and the digital integration of the newsroom. Rounding out the panel, John Levy ’69, Bill’s classmate and founding president and CEO of Waban Inc. (1989–93), a perceptive observer and analyst of American politics, will speak on his experiences as a former member of the governance committee of the League of Women Voters of Collier County and as a current member of the Baker Senior Center Naples, as well as on his recent work about how the press reports on the national political scene. Read full bios of these speakers.
Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theater

1:30–2:00 p.m. Plumb Memorial Carillon Tour
See the Plumb Memorial Carillon, housed in the Trinity College Chapel, and learn how it is played. This family-friendly activity will delight guests of all ages. Immediately following the tour, return to the Main Quad to hear a brief performance at 2:00 p.m. by Ellen Dickinson, College carillonist. Please note that the tour includes approximately 100 stairs.
The Chapel 

2:00–2:30 p.m. Plumb Memorial Carillon Performance
Ellen Dickinson, College carillonist, offers a brief performance on the Plumb Memorial Carillon.
The Chapel

3:00­-4:15 p.m. Disruption and Doggedness: Entrepreneurial Tales and Learnings
A panel of alumni will speak on their experiences in entrepreneurship in a variety of industries, reflecting on what entrepreneurial thinking is, what they’ve learned from their successes and mistakes, and more. John Howard ’74, founder of Irving Place Capital, will moderate the conversation. Panelists include Rhoden Monrose ’09, founder and CEO of CariClub; Alyssa Daigle Schoenfeld ’99, founder of Bites of Boston Food Tours; and Ella Wechsler-Matthaei ’14, founder and CEO of Soca Fusion. Read full bios of these speakers.

8:00–11:00 p.m. Concert on the Quad featuring Soul Amazing
Soul Amazing is the ultimate party band, specializing in six decades of pop, rock, hip-hop, and R&B hits. They also have been known to throw some killer mashups into the set. Fronted by 4 lead vocalists and duel keyboard players, this 9-piece band will have you on your feet dancing and singing to the songs all night long. Get ready to be amazed!
Main Quad, Large Chapel Tent