When Kate Whitman ’23 enrolled in an educational studies course in her first year at Trinity, she didn't know how much of an impact working with first-graders would have on her. The Community Learning course improved her research and analytical skills, and proved to be rewarding in more personal ways, as well.
Trinity College student Raymond Alvarez-Adorno ’23 was recently named as a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. Alvarez-Adorno has a passion for helping people and for community engagement.
Trinity College Assistant Professor of American Studies Juliet Nebolon has been awarded a 2022 fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). The fellowship grant will support Nebolon during the coming academic year as she completes her first book.
This year’s “Take Back the Night” program at Trinity College featured special guest Maggie Nichols, an elite gymnast who was the first to report sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Lawrence (Larry) G. Nassar.
Two new proposals by Trinity College students have been selected to receive Projects for Peace grants to fund their initiatives around the world. An additional student project that was funded in 2020 but delayed by the pandemic also will be implemented this summer.
Raja Changez Sultan ’72, an internationally renowned painter and poet from Pakistan, will be the featured speaker at Trinity’s 196th Commencement on Sunday, May 22, and will receive an honorary doctor of fine arts degree. Honorary degrees also will be presented to Lloyd Alexander Lewis Jr. ’69 and Cornelia Parsons Thornburgh ’80.
This year, Trinity College and educational institutions across the country are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Trinity’s first event in honor of this occasion was a conversation with some groundbreaking female Bantams who were critical to the evolution and expansion of women’s athletics at the college.
The Trinity College Board of Trustees voted in February and April 2022 to approve promotions of faculty members and to award emeritus status to retiring faculty members. The faculty promotions and status changes will go into effect July 1, 2022.