A historical yearlong celebration of Trinity College’s 200th anniversary officially got underway on Friday, May 5, 2023, with the Bicentennial Kickoff on the Main Quad.

Bicentennial KickoffThe campus community capped off Honors Day 2023 by launching the Bicentennial in grand fashion. Students, faculty, staff, and guests were invited to enjoy carnival games and traditional fair food, Bicentennial giveaways, a cornhole tournament and lawn games, and a fireworks finale that made this an event to remember. Music by student, local, and alumni performers accompanied the event.

With remarks by Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, and other special guests, the kickoff marked the start of a yearlong schedule of events and programs designed to connect the entire Trinity community with the College’s past, present, and future. Learn more about Trinity’s Bicentennial here.

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