With the in-person portion of the fall 2020 semester concluded, Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney is sharing her thoughts about what the challenges of the past several months have meant for students and for educational equity.
Kristine Belson ’86, president of Sony Pictures Animation, joins Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney for an animated conversation about her days in Hartford and her entertainment career in Hollywood.
Trinity College economics major Olivia Barden ’21 designed her senior thesis as a timely response to COVID-19 and worked this semester with students, faculty, staff, and affiliate partners across campus to carry it out.
Trinity College Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Rebecca Pappas partnered this semester with Trinity alumna Jasmin Agosto ’10 to create a “Performing Hartford” Community Learning course and performance series highlighting Hartford artists.
Trinity College student Tiana Starks ’21 spoke recently with Hartford Promise about her experience making the transition from Hartford’s Global Communications Academy to the Trinity campus. “Every time I went on Trinity’s campus, I felt a sense of belonging,” she said. Starks talked about what it’s like to be a college student in the time of COVID-19 and what her educational journey means to her.
In his new memoir, “Our Sixties: An Activist’s History,” Paul Lauter, Allan K. and Gwendolyn Miles Smith Professor of Literature, Emeritus, at Trinity College, offers a look at the social justice struggles of the 1960s and a personal account of how his activism shaped his life and his work.
Several new Trinity College courses offered this semester tackle topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including an English course on confinement literature, a psychology seminar on communication in 2020, and a first-year seminar on pandemics in history.