Outside of the classroom, Trinity College offices and academic centers continue to offer many services, activities, and events for students in virtual formats, as college life adjusts to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With his summer plans upended by the pandemic, Trinity College senior Jeff Sagun ’21 created the Intercollegiate Neuroscience Research Journal Club, a 10-week online program that provides students around the world with access to current neuroscience-related research papers.
Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Henry Luce Foundation, which seeks to enrich public discourse by promoting innovative scholarship, cultivating new leaders, and fostering international understanding.
This year, the Jones-Zimmerman Academic Mentoring Program (J-Z AMP) at Trinity College had to move its learning online and find new ways to connect Trinity student mentors to middle school students at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA).
“Trinity’s athletic department is tasked with running the school’s [COVID-19] testing program, an ambitious program that aims to test every student twice a week, faculty and staff once per week,” Dom Amore wrote recently in an article for The Hartford Courant.
With support from Trinity College staff, faculty, and affiliates, the Feeding 2020 Initiative has raised money to deliver hot meals to Hartford neighbors in need. The program began last spring and has been extended through the end of the year.