CAMPUS ADVISORIES

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PARKING AND WALKWAY ADVISORIES


Phase II Steam Line Project​
  • The Austin Arts Center and McCook parking lots are closed for phase II of the steam line replacement. ​

Continue to watch for schedule changes and other updates in the weekly announcements email.​

COURSE AND REGISTRAR INFO​


Models and Data Minor
Last spring the mathematics department phased out the “Models and Data” interdisciplinary minor. If you missed the June deadline to declare the minor, and you are a student in the class of 2020, 2021 or 2022 you may still declare the minor if you do so by no later than Nov. 8, the close of advising week. No further minor declarations will be allowed after this deadline. Please contact Professor Paula Russo for more information.


HUMAN RESOURCES

Upcoming Events​
  • Women—Leading, Discovering and Inspiring (10/16)
  • Retirement Support Group (10/28)
  • Financial Aid and 529s (10/24)
  • ​Benefits Fair (11/6)


Employee Discount on TheaterWorks Tickets
Trinity faculty and staff may purchase TheaterWorks tickets at a discounted rate. More information

Discounted Admission and Membership Rates for Trinity Employees at CT Science Center

Health and Wellness
Learn more about health and wellness workshops, programs, and benefits for staff and faculty. Register​ for new programs​

Position Openings

STUDENT CAMPUS JOBS​


Student Outreach Program Positions

Residential Office Assistant Positions
The Office of The Bantam Network Residential Learning Community (TBNRLC) is seeking Residential Office Assistants (ROAs) to perform administrative tasks and to provide support to Residential Learning Coordinators-TRINsition Fellows (RLCs) during the 2019–2020 academic year. ROA’s should display qualities of maturity, leadership, responsibility, and sound judgement, and are expected to serve as role-models for the college. If interested, please fill out the application and submit a cover letter and resume to residential-community@trincoll.edu​. You can also contact us via the email listed above if you have any questions about the position. ​

Academic Mentor for Jones-Zimmermann Academic Mentoring Program (J-Z AMP) at HMTCA

Federal Work-Study Program
Positions are open to any currently enrolled Trinity College student. Check for open positions​​

RECREATION, FITNESS, AND WELL-BEING


Fitness Classes and Recreation Activities are Open to Students, Faculty, and Staff

Campus Events Calendar

Visit http://events.trincoll.edu​/campus​ to see the college's campus events calendar.

Submit an Announcement

To have your announcement published on this site, send us an email with the text of the announcement, your contact information, and the dates you'd like the an​nouncement to be published. 

Deadline for Weekly Announcements Email

To have your announcement published in the weekly email digest on Wednesday mornings, it must be received by Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Submit your announcement here​.



 

ALL CAMPUS ANNOUNCEMENTS​

Chartwells Voice to Vision Survey​

Faculty, staff, and students: share your feedback with Trinity Dining Services in the Voice to Vision survey. Enter your email at the end of the survey for a chance to win $100 in dining dollars. More information​


Oct. 9 | Flip It: John James Audubon's Birds of America

Please join us every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in Watkinson Library to see what new bird will be revealed when we turn the page of Audubon’s Birds of America! ​​


Oct. 9 | Hamlin Lunch Wednesdays

Noon–1:30 p.m., Hamlin Hall. Faculty and staff are invited to meet, connect, and share a meal. Three-course lunches for $5.00.​​​


Oct. 9 and Oct. 10 | Weekly SMART Recovery and Power Skills Meetings

SMART offers mutual support groups for anyone trying to change a harmful habit or who is seeking support for family or friends with harmful habits. Self-management groups, friends and family support meetings, and personal empowerment meetings are offered weekly. More information​


Oct. 11 | Introducing LinkedIn Learning (for faculty and staff)

Noon–12:30 p.m. LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a rich library of short online courses on a wide variety of topics, from software to soft skills. In this quick online webinar I will introduce faculty & staff to the LinkedIn Leaning interface, highlight some modules that may be helpful for personal use, and explore others modules that could enhance student learning. The workshop will be hosted in the Microsoft Teams video environment, so you can join us from anywhere. Please register for this workshop. A link to join the webinar will be sent to all those who RSVP. Please direct all questions to Amy Harrell​. More info and to RSVP​


Oct. 16 | Of Monsters and Men: The Giants in Greek Visual Art

7:00 p.m., Rittenberg Lounge. Lecture by David Wright, Department of Classics, Fordham University. 


Oct. 17 | Henry 'Box' Brown and the Classical Rhetoric: A New Literacy Studies Approach to the Works of Formerly Enslaved Black Antislavery Activists in Antebellum America | Common Hour

12:15–1:15 p.m., Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall. Lecture by Kelly Dugan, Department of Language and Literacy Education, University of Georgia at Athens. Co-sponsored by the Departments of English and History, Educational Studies Program, and Trinity Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies. ​


Oct. 17 | Pattern Play: Widener Gallery Opening Reception

4:00–6:00 p.m., Austin Arts Center. Pattern Play is an exhibition featuring artwork—including paintings and sculptural ceramics—by four artists whose work shares an interest in systematic patterns ranging from textiles to tattoos to create complex compositions. The work by artists Cat Balco, Donnabelle Casis, Francis O’Shea, and Adero Willard is influenced by cultural symbolism, personal and familial history, and natural or built environments. The exhibit opening includes a reception with the artists. Free and open to the public.​


Oct. 22 | Global Vantage Point Lecture Series: A Comparative Analysis of East Asian Migration to the Hawaiin Archipelago | Common Hour

12:15–1:15 p.m., 70 Vernon Street. Talk by Emma Schneck ’20, Tanaka Asian Studies grant recipient. Pizza served.​ More information​


Oct. 24 | 2019 Faculty Research Committee Lecture Series: Kevin Huang ’12 | Common Hour

12:15–1:15 p.m. Dangremond Family Commons, Halleden Hall–North Wing. “Teleopertion–Controlling Robots at a Distance.” A light lunch will be served.


Oct. 25–26 | Trinity College Archives Homecoming Open House

October 25: 2:00–4:00 p.m. October 26: 12:30–2:30 p.m. Watkinson Library. Take a step back in time with the Trinity college archives and remember Trinity as it was during your time as a student here. The college archives will be showing interviews, photos, yearbooks, catalogs, bulletins and other memorabilia that documents Trinity through the ages. In addition, Tess Meagher, a class of 2020 History major, will be demonstrating an interactive story map that uses historical aerial photos to document growth and change of the Trinity campus from 1934 to 1986. We hope to see you for this exciting debut!​


Nov. 5 | The Grammar of Being Human: Greek Grammar and American Slavery | Common Hour

12:15–1:15 p.m., Rittenberg Lounge. The Annual Charles Moore Lecture, delivered by Emily Greenwood, professor of classics at Yale University. 


Nov. 7 | Economics Department Lecture Series: Government Debt Makes Strange Bedfellows: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Big Government Debt | Common Hour

12:15-1:30 p.m., Mather Hall, Terrace Rooms B &C. ​There has been a sea change in economists' and policy makers' views about the economic impacts of government budget deficits and debt. The US Republican Party seems unconcerned as US government deficits and debt greatly increase. Top officials of the European Central Bank call for increased government spending and borrowing. This lecture explores the reasons for this apparent odd convergence, and tries to uncover the truth about government debt: the good, the bad, and the ugly.​


Nov. 14 | From Superman to Spiegelman: Representing the Holocaust in Comics and Graphic Novels

4:30 p.m., Rittenberg Lounge. This talk by Samantha Baskin, professor of art history at Cleveland State University, will discuss the proliferation of comics and graphic novels about the Holocaust, including Superman’s heroics in the Warsaw Ghetto, Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel Maus, and even comic books about the Holocaust told from perpetrator perspectives. An examination of these varied representations demonstrates a remarkable range of approaches in both word and image, from the cruelties of the Final Solution to wishful thinking at its most fantastical.​ Hosted by Jewish Studies


Nov. 21 | 2019 Faculty Research Committee Lecture Series: John Platoff | Common Hour

12:15–1:15 p.m. Dangremond Family Commons, Halleden Hall–North Wing. “An Opera is not What You Think it Is: Sarti's Fra i due litiganti and Mozart's Don Giovanni.” A light lunch will be served.


Dec. 5 | Classical Studies Seminar Presentations | Common Hour

12:15–1:15 p.m., Reese Room, Smith House. 


Trinity College Community Child Center Collecting Nonperishable Food Items 

The childcare center, located on campus in the basement of LSC and Clemens is looking for nonperishable food donations (please, no nut items) and toiletries for their food pantry to benefit families enrolled in the program. Donations can be dropped off in the basement of LSC. For questions, contact Christy Gademsky, executive director, at 860-297-5374. ​


Discounted Hartford Athletic Tickets for Trinity Students, Faculty, and Staff

All games are $10.00. More information​​​

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DINING HOURS

Fall Hours of Operation

Steve's Bagels in Vernon Social

  • Monday-Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 7:00-11:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
  • Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

BUILDING HOURS

Career Studio—Career Development Drop-in Hours
Center for Student Success and Career Development
  • Monday–Friday: noon–4:00 p.m.
Peter B’s
  • ​Monday: 7:00–9:00 p.m.
See the website​ for more information and details

Ferris Athletic Center and Fitness Center
  • Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. 
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.​
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Pool: Open Swim
  • Monday-Friday: 10:20 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (Until 10/31) 
  • Pending hours for Trinity Days
Q-Center
  • Monday–Thursday: 4:00–10:00 p.m.​
  • Sunday: 7:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Closed: Trinity Days (October 13–14), Thanksgiving (November 26–28)
See the website​ for full schedule and to book appointments. 

Writing Center
  • Sunday: 7:00–10:00 p.m.​
  • Monday–Thursday: 3:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Reduced hours Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday (October 13–15): 7:00–9:00 p.m.
See the website​ for details and to schedule an appointment.​
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Resources

FOR STUDENTS

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Seeking Students to Participate in Survey for Entrepreneurship Course
Students in the Seminar on Entrepreneurship are conducting a survey on campus needs. Link to survey For more information, contact Avery Stern ’20.

Call for Student Speakers for 2020 TEDxTrinColl
The TEDxTrinColl Outreaching Team invites students to apply to speak during the February 2020 TEDxTrinColl event. The theme is Step Out, and is inspired by Plato’s famous allegory that tells the story of people stepping out of a cave and learning about a new world. Application deadline is October 28. More information and application​
Oct. 10 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series
12:15–1:15 p.m., MECC 270. Joe Bazeley, Chief Information Security Officer (Trinity College / Wesleyan University)

Oct. 10 | Bantam Success 101: Let’s Get Organized | Common Hour
12:15-1:15 p.m., Video Conference Room, Admissions Building, 2nd Floor. All first-year students are invited to join Student Success for the second of four common hour lunches to learn, contribute and think critically about your experience as a first-year Trinity student. Reply to Rebecca DiSciacca by TODAY to RSVP!

Oct. 11 | First-Gen Fridays’ Breakfast
10:00-11:00 a.m., Center for Student Success and Career Development, Admissions Building, 1st Floor. All first-generation students are invited to stop by the Center for Student Success and Career Development to grab breakfast and say “hello” to the Student Success team and First-Gen Peer Mentors! Reply to Christopher Chipello by 10/10 to RSVP!

Oct. 12 | Volunteer at Auerfarm
9:00 a.m.-noon, Auerfarm - Bloomfield (trip departs from the Center for Student Success and Career Development). Come learn about community agriculture and basic gardening, and contribute to helping Foodshare, Inc. Breakfast and transportation will be provided – MUST RSVP. Reply to Christopher Chipello by TODAY to RSVP!

Oct. 14 | Introducing LinkedIn Learning for Students
4:00–4:30 p.m. Want to learn photography? Excel? Presentation skills? Audio/video editing? LinkedIn Learning is a rich library of short online courses on a wide variety of topics, from software to soft skills. In this quick online webinar I will introduce students to the LinkedIn Leaning interface and highlight some modules that may be helpful for personal and educational use. The workshop will be hosted in the Microsoft Teams video environment, so you can join us from anywhere. Please register for this workshop. A link to join the webinar will be sent to all those who RSVP. Please direct all questions to Amy Harrell​. More info and to RSVP

Oct. 17 | Legislative Internship Program Information Session
12:15 p.m., Social Science Center, 2nd Floor of Williams Memorial. Students have an exciting opportunity to work for legislators in the Connecticut General Assembly during the spring semester, either full-time or part-time, in the Trinity College Legislative Internship Program.  Application and information forms may be picked up at the meeting from Professor Diana Evans or from Mary Beth White, Political Science Department Administrative Assistant, Downes Memorial 103. This program provides a unique opportunity for Trinity students to see state government and its policy process from the inside and allows students to serve as key links between legislators and their constituents. Application deadline: November 7.

Oct. 17 | Who’s Watching You? An eye-opening conversation on privacy and security (for students)
7:00 –8:30 p.m. LITC Room 181. Light dinner will be served. Hosted by David Tatem. More information.
Oct. 17 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series
12:15–1:15 p.m., MECC 270. Lucy Matz '20 (CS, Technical Sales Intern at Intel)and Zorawar Moolenaar '20 (CS, Software Engineering Intern at Managed by Q)

Oct. 17 | Braving the Wilderness Book Club for Class of ’22 & ‘23 
7:00-8:30 p.m., Center for Student Success and Career Development, Admissions Building, 1st Floor. All students in the Class of ’22 and ’23 are invited to join us for Book Club to read and discuss Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown (books provided to all students who participate). Reply to Rebecca DiSciacca by 10/16 to RSVP!

Oct. 17 | Bantam Success 101: Purposeful Planning | Common Hour
12:15-1:15 p.m., Video Conference Room, Admissions Building, 2nd Floor. All first-year students are invited to join Student Success for the second of four common hour lunches to learn, contribute and think critically about your experience as a first-year Trinity student. Reply to Rebecca DiSciacca by 10/16 to RSVP!

Oct. 18 | Board of Trustees Networking Event
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Mather Hall, Wean Terrace Room, 2nd Floor. The Trinity College Board of Trustees is co-hosting an exclusive networking opportunity for Juniors and Seniors to mingle with members of the Board of Trustees. RSVP and learn more in Handshake!

Oct. 18 | First-Gen Fridays’ Breakfast
10:30-11:30 a.m., Center for Student Success and Career Development, Admissions Building, 1st Floor. All first-generation students are invited to stop by the Center for Student Success and Career Development to grab breakfast and say “hello” to the Student Success team and First-Gen Peer Mentors! Reply to Christopher Chipello by 10/17 to RSVP!

Oct. 21 | Finance Speaker Series
6:30-7:30 p.m., Grand Room, Admissions Building, 3rd Floor. Interested in learning about finance careers in Insurance? Learn from Trinity alum and guest speaker, Ross Buchmueller '87, who founded PURE Insurance in 2006. This is a great chance to position yourself early for an insurance-related career by knowing all your options! RSVP and learn more in Handshake!

Oct. 24 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series
12:15–1:15 p.m., MECC 270. Seb Kryspin '20 (CS, Security Operations Intern at IBM) and Hiro Tamada '20 (CS, Software Engineering Intern at Chatham Financial / PaperlessParts)

Oct. 29 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series
12:15–1:15 p.m., MECC 270. Daniel Krook (IBM)

Oct. 31 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series
12:15–1:15 p.m., MECC 270. Christian Clark Michel (Energy Solutions)​