In the July 4 Hartford Business Journal article, “Massive Fundraising Campaigns Offer CT Colleges a Key Financial Lifeline,” by Robert Storace, Trinity College Vice President for College Advancement Michael T. Casey discusses the success that the college has already seen in its current effort to raise $500 million.
Trinity College alumna Georgia Beckmann ’21 has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Portugal for the 2022-2023 academic year. Beckmann will support the teaching of English through the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship program.
Trinity College Professor of Biology Kent D. Dunlap has received a Fulbright award through the Fulbright Specialist Program to teach in Uruguay. The program offers an opportunity for U.S. academics and established professionals to engage in two- to six-week, project-based exchanges at host institutions across the globe.
Real Art Ways in Hartford will present the premiere of And all things hushed, an immersive theatrical and dance experience created by choreographer and Trinity College Theater and Dance Department faculty member Peter Kyle, June 17-18 and June 23-25, 2022.
Trinity College’s Reunion Weekend celebration June 9–12 was marked with multiple milestones. Among the many highlights, members of the Class of 2020 returned for their long-awaited, in-person Commencement ceremony, which had been delayed due to the pandemic. Additionally, due in part to the collective generosity and efforts of returning alumni, Trinity surpassed the halfway mark of an overall $500 million fundraising campaign goal.
Trinity College recently announced that Rabbi Rachel Putterman will join the college August 1 as associate chaplain and director of Trinity Hillel. She will take over from Lisa Kassow, who will retire at the end of June after serving as Hillel director since 2001.
“Success belongs to us because when it mattered most, we did it as a community,” class speaker Matthew Rivera ’20 said to fellow members of the Trinity College Class of 2020 during their long-awaited Commencement, held two years after the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted their senior year.
Two years after the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted their senior year, alumni from the Class of 2020 will return to campus on Saturday, June 11, for a long-awaited celebration of their graduation. Actor and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Will McCormack ’96 is the featured speaker.
Trinity College has renamed the recently renovated building previously known as Vernon Social in honor of Cornelia “Cornie” Parsons Thornburgh ’80, H’22, longtime volunteer and stalwart supporter of the college.