The President’s Convocation marked the official beginning of the 196th academic year at Trinity College. President Joanne Berger-Sweeney noted that the members of the Class of 2023 will graduate during the year of the college’s 200th anniversary.
Trinity is welcoming more than 600 new students, including 582 first-year students in the Class of 2023, 17 transfer students, and nine new Individualized Degree Program (IDP) students. “Our college community is ecstatic to welcome all of our new students and their families,” said Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney.
Facilitated by Trinity’s programming in China, Hartford and the city of Dongguan have revived their Friendship City relationship. Dongguan recently sent a dragon boat team to compete in Hartford’s annual Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival on the Connecticut River.
For many Bantams, summer is a critical time to develop their professional skills and to network. The Catalyst Summer Internship Fund is available to help students take this important step by providing stipends as they complete unpaid or low-paid internships.
Susan A. Masino, the Vernon Roosa Professor of Applied Science at Trinity College and currently a Charles Bullard Fellow at Harvard Forest, has co-authored a paper that singles out “proforestation” – growing existing natural forests – as key to addressing the accelerating global crises in climate and biodiversity.
Trinity College Head Men's Squash Coach Paul Assaiante guided the United States Squash Team to unprecedented success on the biggest international stage at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, from July 25 to 31.
Several Trinity College students and recent alumni are among the 100 young people from the Hartford area taking part in the Obama Foundation’s Community Leadership Corps (CLC) this summer. Jenna Behan ’19, Kayla Betts ’21, Brian Nance ’16, M’19, and Courtney Roach ’16 have each been working on group projects that address opportunities and challenges in the Hartford community.
Delivering a message of hard work leading to an innovation that impacts daily life, Eric R. Fossum ’79, H’14 spoke recently with Trinity Summer Research Program students and participants of the Partnership in Innovation and Education (PIE) program. Fossum is the inventor of the image sensor technology that is at the heart of every digital camera.
President Joanne Berger-Sweeney has announced the appointment of four new trustees to the Trinity College Board of Trustees. All four of the new trustees are alumni, and one is the parent of an alumnus.