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Enhanced Curriculum Puts Focus on Experience

When the Class of 2025 arrives this fall, they’ll be among the first students to experience Trinity’s enhanced curriculum, which offers new ways to prepare them for the future. In this video, admitted students learned about the wellness program and experiential certificates that will help them stand out and make a difference.

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Year in Review

Take a look back at 2019–20, including faculty, student, and staff highlights; campuswide events; the conclusion of Trinity’s celebration of 50 years of coeducation; academic and athletic achievements; the Trinity community’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and much more.

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Fighting Food Insecurity through Trinity’s Dream Camp

Dream Camp at Trinity College continued this summer with remote learning and programs to support the most critical needs of participating families. To combat the food insecurity experienced by many campers, Dream Camp teamed up with a cooking show host to introduce the Dream Camp Relief Meals Initiative.

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Bantams Share Summer Internship Experiences

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Trinity College students from around the world have taken on remote summer internships in a variety of disciplines to further their academic interests and explore their possible career goals.

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Collaborating from Across the Globe

Trinity College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Lindsey Hanson and five students challenged the barriers created by the COVID-19 pandemic this summer by conducting research together while in five different countries across three continents.

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How Trinity College Went Remote: An Oral History

As the college prepares for a fall semester that will see a combination of in-person, remote, and hybrid courses, take an in-depth look at the Information Services division’s spring 2020 pandemic response, including how the team helped Trinity make the unprecedented transition to distance learning.

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Celebrating the Trinity College Class of 2020

The Trinity College community recently celebrated the graduates of the Class of 2020 through two online events. Members of this year’s graduating class were honored with a virtual Baccalaureate program and a special tribute video, both of which they could view remotely with their families from anywhere around the world.

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At the Top of Their Game: Alumni Leading Professional Sports

Five high-profile Trinity alumni came together virtually on May 1, 2020, to offer their perspectives on the future of professional sports in the U.S. and abroad, and to share their stories about how they used their liberal arts education to achieve their professional goals. Nearly 1,000 people watched the event live online.

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‘This is a Time to Come Together’

Trinity alumna Xiaomeng “Mona” Deng ’16, a medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, helped establish LA COVID Volunteers to support Los Angeles-area health care workers in the fight against the novel coronavirus.

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Class of 2019 Alumni: Where Are They Now?

Alumni from the Class of 2019 are achieving their post-graduation goals of employment, graduate studies, military or volunteer service, and other fulfilling pursuits. In a testament to the value of a liberal arts education today, recent data gathered from 87 percent of the members of the Class of 2019 showed a 97-percent positive outcome rate.

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The Future is Female (and Urban)

As part of “Women at the Summit,” Trinity’s celebration of 50 years of coeducation at the college, the Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) recognizes several of the women who have worked with the center during its 13 years on campus. They talk about their time at CUGS, their accomplishments, their mentors, and their advice for current students.

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Trinity Community Continues to Gather — in Virtual Spaces

Being separated physically has not kept the Trinity College community from connecting this semester. While the COVID-19 pandemic prevents large gatherings in spaces like the Washington Room, Vernon Social, or the Chapel, groups across campus are getting creative by moving events and activities online and inviting people to attend from wherever they are.

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Supporting Fellow Students

As the world adjusts to changing realities and uncertainty brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, Trinity College students are stepping up with financial support and other resources to help one another. The Student Government Association has collected money from student groups that would have been spent on spring events and has launched a crowdsourced network of support for their peers.

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Black Solidarity Conference Inspires Trinity Student Leaders

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.’

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Honoring ‘50 for the Next 50’

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.

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Women at the Summit: Tomorrow

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.

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First-Year Mentors: Helping Students Find Their Place

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.

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‘Women of Distinction’

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.

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Trinity-Infosys Partnership

In the first year of a new partnership, Trinity College and global technology company Infosys are working together to leverage the liberal arts in creating the future of work.

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Women in Leadership

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.

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Wall of Honor Pays Tribute to a Tradition of Philanthropy

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.

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Trinity’s ‘One Small Step’ Dialogues Now Online

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.

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Hartford Symphony Orchestra Coming to Trinity College Chapel

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.

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Celebrating 40 Years of Music

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.”

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Women at the Summit: Yesterday

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.

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Proud to Study STEM in a Liberal Arts Context

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.

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What a Year It's Been

Thank YOU for helping to make 2018 a great year at Trinity! So many Bantams have found their passion because of you, and we can't wait to see what 2019 has in store for Trinity.

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Reaching Across Political Divides

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.

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Greening Trinity’s Blue and Gold

Promoting a culture of urban environmental sustainability is a central goal of the college’s Summit Strategic Plan, and it’s pretty much the job description for Rosangelica Rodriguez ’15, M’18.