To help ease the transition to living and studying on an American campus, a pilot program introduced in fall 2019 in Trinity’s Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric connects first-year international students with mentors who provide academic and social support.
Giovanni Jones ’21 says that attending the Black Solidarity Conference with Trinity’s Multicultural Affairs Council (MAC) was a transformative experience: ‘Connecting with students from different colleges and universities and engaging in all these powerful workshops inspires me to continue being a leader.’
As Trinity College continues its Women at the Summit initiative celebrating 50 years of coeducation, the women who were named as “50 for the Next 50” demonstrate that the future of coeducation at Trinity is bright and beaming with talent.
Trinity College and Hartford Seminary recently co-hosted the annual conference of the National Association of College and University Chaplains (NACUC), which ran from February 10 through 12, 2020, at various Hartford locations, including the Trinity campus.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of coeducation at Trinity College, the college has selected 50 for the Next 50, a diverse group of women who will help advance the college and shape its future in the decades to come.
Emily Wickles ’20 reflects on her experience in the First-Year Seminar Program as a mentor to 15 new Trinity students. “Mentee-mentor relationships do not and should not stop after the seminar is over. These relationships are indicative of a greater mentoring culture at Trinity,” she says.
President Joanne Berger-Sweeney and several other members of the Trinity community are among the 30 women leaders named by Hartford Magazine as Women of Distinction. Honored alongside President Berger-Sweeney are: Jamie Brätt ’05; Karen M. Jarmoc M’04, P’18; Antoinette Lazarus P’18; and Filomena Soyster P’06.
Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney P’22 and Cornelia P. Thornburgh ’80, the chair of Trinity’s Board of Trustees, invited the college community to a recent conversation called “Women in Leadership.” WTNH News 8 reporter Sarah Cody ’95 moderated the discussion.
Inscribed on the Trinity College Wall of Honor under the Fuller Arch are 130 names of individuals, families, and organizations whose generosity has contributed to Trinity’s distinctive liberal arts education with funds for priorities such as financial aid, capital improvements, or essential resources for innovative programs.
As part of Trinity College’s celebration of 50 years of coeducation, the Women & Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC) recently hosted a walk through its own “herstory” at Trinity. “WGRAC Then & Now: 1970s to Present” included a reception and a panel discussion about WGRAC’s past, present, and future.
The championship weekend, Saturday, November 20-21, 2021, will take place at Robin L. Sheppard Field on the Trinity campus, marking the first time an NCAA championship event will be hosted at Trinity College.
Recordings from the fall 2018 visit to Trinity by One Small Step, a national StoryCorps project that brings together Americans with differing political views, are now available online. Trinity was the first college to partner with StoryCorps on this initiative aimed at listening and finding common ground.
Acclaimed concert organist Christopher Houlihan ’09 will perform with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra in a pair of concerts at the Trinity College Chapel this fall as part of the 2019 Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford (ASOFH). The concerts—scheduled for Friday, September 27, at 8.00 p.m. and Sunday, September 29, at 3.00 p.m.—are the opening and closing events of the festival.
Robert Edward Smith, the longtime composer in residence of the Trinity College Chapel, has served the institution for more than four decades. The July 10 Summer Music Series concert will include the premiere performance of his piece, “Trio d’anches.”
As the spring 2019 semester came to a close, Trinity College recently honored students for outstanding achievements in their academic lives, their athletic pursuits, and their contributions to campus life.
Teams representing seven countries gathered at Trinity to compete in the college’s 26th International Fire Fighting Home Robot Contest, which advances robot technology and knowledge by using robotics as an educational tool.
In the fall of 1969, Alyson Adler became the first undergraduate woman to sign the Trinity College Matriculation book. That historic occasion signaled a sweeping evolution at Trinity and at so many other colleges that became coed in that era.
Trinity engineering alumna Shakira Ramos Crespo ’02 and Alison J. Draper, director of Trinity’s Science Center, recently co-authored a letter to the editor of The Hartford Courant to speak up for the benefits of studying STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) in a liberal arts environment such as Trinity’s.
For the past five years, members of the Trinity College squash teams have been participating in Capitol Squash, an after-school program in which kids from the Hartford community come to Trinity to learn about the sport from mentors, including the Bantams.
To celebrate the rich history of athletics excellence at Trinity College spanning more than 160 years, the college has established an Athletic Hall of Fame that will induct its inaugural class in the fall of 2019.
Trinity’s Crescent Center for Arts and Neuroscience (CCAN) and the donors whose contributions made the building possible were celebrated at an official dedication event at CCAN on Friday, October 19, 2018.
Community members of all backgrounds and beliefs participated in One Small Step, a national StoryCorps project that’s bringing together Americans with differing political views. Trinity is the first college to partner with StoryCorps on this initiative aimed at listening and finding common ground.