Voices of the Trinity College community in the media

“It really gives us a roadmap where we understand not only where we are now, but where we will continue to go,” said Trinity Athletic Director DREW GALBRAITH, Trinity’s director of athletics, on the College’s Title IX audit; NBC Connecticut, March 2, 2023

Ihsan Uyan ’23 and Zeynep Oguzer ’26

“I thought it was really important for the College to do something like that. We were praying with people, sharing the emotions that we were feeling, and telling people about the fund as a way to help. It was a great emotional support, so I’m very grateful for that.”
ZEYNEP OGUZER ’26, on the campus vigil in the Trinity Chapel for Turkey and Syria following the devastating earthquakes in those countries; www.trincoll.edu, February 16, 2023

“Even when he’s in the hospital, these guys will text him or call him and it brings a smile. Sometimes there’s not smiles when you’re not feeling good and you’re going through a tough time. Every single year, season after season, he just forms this bond with each of the guys.”
NICKI ADDESSIO, mother of Sean Chamberland, who has spina bifida and has been paired with the Trinity’s men’s basketball team through the Team IMPACT program; The Hartford Courant, January 23, 2023

“I don’t remember many of the 500 wins, but I have a very clear memory of all 25 losses!”

PAUL ASSAIANTE, head men’s squash coach, who recently announced his retirement, on his 500th win leading the Bantams; DailySquashReport.com, January 23, 2023

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“It actually was one of the later schools that I looked at, and when I did, it just felt like an immediate match, academically as well as athletically.”
JOE SHIELD ’85, who played football and baseball at Trinity and was set to be inducted into the Vermont Principal Association’s Hall of Fame in May; Brattleboro Reformer, February 28, 2023

“The craft of building a college community is a human endeavor . . . with humanity at its core. Our work is rooted in, and fueled by, small, human moments—ones full of care and connection.”
MATTHEW HYDE, Trinity’s dean of admissions and financial aid; Forbes, February 17, 2023

Gift NOSAKHARE“Something about him just feels so warm. He’s so genuine and honest.”
GIFT NOSAKHARE ’23, on the Granby, Connecticut, senior she’s been paired with through the anti-loneliness program For the Ages; WFSB Channel 3, February 16, 2023