The spring 2022 semester brings some big changes to Trinity’s Career and Life Design Center, which is now open in the Cornelia Center (formerly known as Vernon Social). As it continues its mission to empower students and graduates to be active agents in designing their careers, the center is a new hub for student-centered activity on campus.
Trinity College's head men's and women's cross country coach and men's and women's track and field coach for the last 30 years, has announced his retirement following the spring 2022 outdoor track and field season.
Research about women of color in politics by Annika Davies ’21, M’22, Blythe Young Hastings ’23, and Professor of Political Science Stefanie Chambers has been published in 1619: Journal of African American Studies. The students and faculty member worked together to research, write, edit, and submit their paper.
Jasmin Agosto ’10, an event organizer and producer in Hartford who continues to maintain strong ties to the Trinity community, is included on Connecticut Magazine’s “40 Under 40” list for 2022. Agosto has been involved for many years with Community Learning and the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival.
The new Academic Innovation for the Public Good online book talk series will foster discussion about how to make higher education’s future more equitable and accessible. The monthly programs begin January 26 with Trinity’s Davarian Baldwin, Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of American Studies.
‘Missing in Brooks County,’ a documentary co-directed by Visiting Assistant Professor of Film Studies Jeff Bemiss, premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on January 31. As part of Trinity’s Film Studies Program since 2013, Bemiss teaches film production, screenwriting, and editing. In this Q&A, Bemiss discusses his filmmaking experiences and how he uses them to teach Trinity students.
Using population data from the 2020 census, students in Trinity’s fall 2021 “Math and Redistricting” course created new Connecticut congressional district maps that they submitted to the state’s Reapportionment Commission for its consideration.
The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has named Trinity College as a recipient of a Beckman Scholars Program award in the amount of $156,000. The significant award will support students over the next three years as they conduct independent science research with faculty mentors.
Members of the Trinity College community recently attended The Connecticut Forum’s “Creative Minds” program, featuring a panel discussion with actor Nick Offerman, musician Jeff Tweedy, and poet Tracy K. Smith. Trinity is an education partner of The Connecticut Forum, which is presented on stage at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Hartford.