PARKING ADVISORIES


Friday, April 26
Vernon Street: 72 Vernon down to Broad Street

Vernon Street will be closed to traffic at Umoja House (72 Vernon Street) down to the Broad Street gate from  3:00-7:00 p.m. for the CSA Block Party. Cars in the Broad/Vernon Street South lot will not be able to exit the lot until after the street reopens. 

COURSE AND REGISTRAR INFO​

HUMAN RESOURCES

Mandatory Faculty and Staff Training on Preventing Sexual Harassment/Discrimination

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

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

Weight Watchers at Work
Employees who are interested can sign up any time. See schedule details, and contact human-resources@trincoll.edu​ for details.​

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​


Apply for a Summer Position at Trinfo.Café
Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on April 28. More information​​

Apply to be a Bants2Bants Peer Health Educator-Apply by April 30
Facilitate workshops for clubs, teams, and organizations on topics that include alcohol, drugs, sexual health, stress management, and sleep. More information​

WGRAC is Seeking a Part-Time Summer Assistant—Apply by May 1
This position helps with summer projects and organizational work. Housing is not covered in this position. Qualifications: Highly detail-oriented, very reliable and responsible, takes supervision well, works well independently, supports WGRAC's mission. Email Laura Lockwood​

Apply to Be a Peer Research Assistant for the 2019–20 Academic Year

Apply to Be an Office Assistant in the Advancement Office for Summer 2019

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

RECREATION, FITNESS, AND WELL-BEING

Namaste Shalom Yoga
Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m., Zachs Hillel House (2nd floor), 74 Vernon Street. Free of charge. Open to the Trinity community. No previous experience necessary. Yoga mats, bolsters, blocks available at Hillel. Space is limited. RSVP to lisa.kassow@trincoll.edu​. Co-sponsored by Trinity Hillel and Bantams in Balance. More information​

Fitness Classes
Group fitness classes are open to students, faculty and staff. See the spring 2019 schedule​ 

Public Events Calendar

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

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ALL CAMPUS ANNOUNCEMENTS​


Help Support Dream Camp at Trinity College During Your Next Visit to Blue State Coffee

Blue State Coffee in downtown Hartford selects four local nonprofits to benefit from two percent of sales. Support Dream Camp at Trinity College by adding “Dream Camp at Trinity College” to the suggestion jar. More information​


Bantams in Balance Open Call for Substance-Free Weekend Program Ideas

Do you have a brilliant idea about a substance-free weekend activity that you would like to see on campus? Fill out an interest form​. Selected participants will be asked to come in and present their idea to a panel of judges (similar to the television show Shark Tank). If your program is selected, you will win a $50.00 gift card to Barnes and Noble, and Bantams in Balance will fund your program and implement it next year. The submission deadline is April 23. Panel judging will be on April 25. Questions? Send them to Geralyn.Gherard@trincoll.edu


April 23 | Studio Arts Senior Thesis Opening Exhibition

4:30–6:30 p.m., Crescent Center for Arts and Neuroscience, Student Gallery, “Overflow” by Bryan Poon and “Beyond the Surface” by Clear Tavarez.


April 24 | The History and Memory of Slavery at Trinity College: An Inaugural Presentation of Student Research

4:30 p.m., Dangremond Family Commons. Join students from AMST 406 as they share their research projects and reflect on what Trinity’s complicated past can teach us about our present. ​More information


April 24 | Quick! Get SMART!! Power Skills Session

Do you have 30 minutes? Do you like food? Do you want to learn ways to improve your life and well-being? Join us for a Quick! Get SMART!! Power Skills Session every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in Trinity Commons, room 142. Email Pamela Mulready​ by Wednesday at noon for food choices. Forgot to email? Join us anyway, we have snacks! This week's topic (new!): Feeling a Bit Tense? It's OK, Most of Us Are: Learn Progressive Muscle Relaxation. We will order food from Panera. More information​


April 24 | SMART Recovery Meetings for ages 18 to 24

Every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Trinity Commons, Room 142. Contact: Pamela Mulready or Daniel Levy. SMART stands for "Self Management and Recovery Training". SMART is an international organization with a mission to offer free, self-empowering, mutual-help groups for abstaining from any substance or activity addiction. SMART helps people address issues with: alcohol, drugs, smoking/vaping, gambling, eating, spending, gaming, over-exercising, preoccupation with relationships or sex, excessive use of the internet/social media, etc. SMART is a science based program. It's built upon well-established scientific approaches used to help people manage behavioral problems and achieve successful change. Website: smartrecovery.org​​​​​​


April 24 | Burned: Are Trees the New Coal?

7:30 p.m., Cinestudio. Featuring an expert panel with Dr. William Moomaw, coauthor of 5 IPCC reports. This film tells the little-known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel. It interweaves the science of climate change, the escalating energy-policy disputes, the biomass industry practices, and the actions of activists and citizens who are working to protect their own health, their communities, the forest, and the planet's climate. The film's various stories present an intimate and visceral account of what is at this moment in time is a critical, yet mostly unknown, national and international controversy.


April 25 | Women at the Summit: Stories from the Class of 1973 | Common Hour

Common Hour, Joslin Family Room. A conversation with members of Trinity's first four-year coeducational class, featuring Diane Brown ’73, P’03, Karen Fink Kupferberg ’73, P’07, Joyce Krinitsky ’73, and Patti Mantell-Broad ’ 73, P’06. More information​


April 25 | Chamber Ensem​bles, Vol. I | Common Hour

Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. 


April 25 | Natural Systems Can Address Climate Change | Common Hour

Common Hour, Washington Room. A lecture by Dr. William Moomaw​ about reducing emissions and enhancing the removal of atmospheric carbon dioxide. 


April 25 | SMART Recovery "Family and Friends" Meeting

Every Thursday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Trinity Commons, Room 142. Contact: Pamela Mulready or Daniel Levy​. Are you a family member or friend of someone with a substance or activity addiction (gambling, spending, eating, over-exercising, excessive media use, etc)? Help yourself and help your loved one. SMART Recovery Family & Friends is a science-based, secular alternative or supplement to Al-Anon. Our Method is based on the tools of SMART Recovery and CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training). Website: smartrecovery.org​​


April 26 | Bring Our Children to Work Day Lunch and Tours

Terrace Rooms A and B. RSVP by April 19. More information​


April 26 and 27 | Spring Dance: Spatial Harmonies

7:30 p.m., Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theater. Free and open to all! For tickets, please call 860-297-2199 or stop in at the Austin Arts Center Box Office. The Box Office is open Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., and prior to events. Closed Sunday.


April 27 | Pauline Choquet ’19–Music Department Senior Recital

1:00 p.m., Austin Arts Center Music Hall


April 27 | Ryan Frye ’19 – Music Department Senior Recital

2:00 p.m., Austin Arts Center Music Hall


April 27 | Shannon Kennedy ’19 – Music Department Senior Recital​

3:00 p.m., Austin Arts Center Music Hall​


April 27 | Salsarengue!

10:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m., Washington Room. Hosted by La Voz Lataina. Food, dancing, and live Latinx music. All are welcome!


April 29 | Action Lab 2019 Digital Poster Fair 

3:00–5:30 p.m., 10 Constitution Plaza. Drop in and see the results of Liberal Arts Action Lab student team research projects​ More information​


April 29 | Studio Arts Thesis Opening Exhibition and Reception 

4:30–6:30 p.m., Crescent Center for Arts and Neuroscience. “Dwelling.” A thesis in painting by Maxwell Fertik.​ More information​


April 29 | Italian Theater as a Way of Life 

7: 00 p.m., Vernon Social. Music, comedy, acting, storytelling, and dancing. Presented by the Department of Language and Culture Studies. More information​​


April 29 | The Shirley G. Wassong Memorial Lecture in European and American Art, Culture, and History 

7: 00 p.m., McCook Auditorium. "Volume, Variety, Velocity: The Data Challenges of Contemporary Culture," by Lev Manovich. More information​


April 30 | Chamber Ensembles Recital, Vol. II | Common Hour

Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. 


April 30 | Trinity Jazz Ensemble 

7:30 p.m., Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. Free admission, non-ticketed.


May 1 | Steel Pan Ensemble

5:30 p.m., The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons. Theater and Dance classwork and works in progress: an informal program for the campus community 


May 1 | End of Semester Showings

7:30 p.m., Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. Free admission, non-ticketed.


May 2 | Contemporary Music Ensemble | Common Hour

Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. A performance by students enrolled in the Department of Music’s Contemporary Music Ensemble class.


May 2 | Kimani Bishop ’19–Music Senior Thesis Presentation

2:00 p.m. Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. The History of the Steelpan, its impact in Hartford, and the significant evolution.  An inside look into the West-Indian community in Hartford and the positive contribution that the steelpan has made through musical organizations.


May 3 | History Department Senior Thesis Presentations

9:00 a.m., Terrace Rooms B and C. History thesis writers, history majors, members of the History Department, and members of the Trinity community are welcome at this special event. Breakfast provided. See full schedule of presentations​.


May 3 | President's Office Hours

12:15 to 1:15 p.m.  President's Office, Williams Memorial 114. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to stop by to discuss any issue of interest, whether individually or in groups of up to three, on a first-come, first-served basis. To accommodate as many of the community as possible, the sessions will be limited to 10 minutes each. When arriving, please check-in. Light refreshments will be provided.​


May 4 | Trinity Film Festival

5:00 p.m., Cinestudio. Celebrate undergraduate short films from around the world at the eighth annual Trinity Film Festival (TFF). TFF offers talented undergraduates the opportunity to premiere their short films on the big screen for a wide audience of peers, professionals, and local filmgoers. Please join us for a night of films, awards, networking, and the celebration of cinema! Admission to both the film screening at Cinestudio and catered awards banquet at Hamlin Hall is free with Trinity ID.​ Facebook event​


May 6 | Long Night Against Procrastination

8:00 p.m.-midnight, 1823 Room (LITC, level 2). Research, Instruction, Technology will host the library’s inaugural Long Night Against Procrastination. During these four hours, students will be provided with a quiet space to work on final projects and study for exams. Throughout the night, there will be regular study breaks to help students de-stress. These study breaks will include pizza, yoga, cute animal videos, and bubble wrap popping! Unlimited coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided all night. Best of all, Librarians and Instructional Technologists will be available to help you with research, citations, digital projects, etc. This is a RSVP-only event. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/lnap2019.  If you have questions, contact robert.walsh@trincoll.edu​.​


May 28–31 | Become a Green Dot Certified Trainer

Trinity College is hosting a Green Dot Instructors Training workshop May 28-31, in Hallden Hall. Green Dot is Trinity’s new gender based violence prevention strategy, launched in February, 2018. Join the enthusiastic Green Dot Team (who have trained hundreds of students, faculty and staff) and commit to establishing two cultural norms at Trinity: Power-based personal violence will not be tolerated, and everyone does their part to maintain a safe campus. The goal is the permanent reduction of power-based personal violence, i.e. sexual misconduct. To become a certified trainer you must complete all four days of the training. If you would like to sit in on part of the workshop to learn more about this strategy, you may. Please contact Laura.Lockwood@trincoll.edu​ for more information ASAP. Registration deadline: May 1.​

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BUILDING HOURS

Career Studio
Drop In Hours
  • Mondays, 7:00–9:00 p.m. at Peter B’s
  • Monday–Friday, 1:00–5:00 p.m. at Center for Student Success and Career Development
  • Last day of spring semester drop-in hours is May 1
  • Scheduled appointments available through the summer—request an appointment in Handshake​
See the website​ for more information and details


Pool in Ferris Athletic Center—Open Swim Hours
March 3–May 8
  • Monday–Friday, 10:30 a.m.–2:10 p.m.
  • Closed the week of spring break
  • Closed on weekends
  • Special schedule for reading period and finals (TBD)
The Q-Center
  • Sundays, 7:0010:00 p.m.
  • Monday through Thursday, 4:0010:00 p.m.
The Writing Center
Open Hours
  • Sundays, 7:0010:00 p.m.
  • Monday through Thursday, 3:0010:00 p.m.
Please see the website​ for more details and to schedule an appointment.​

DINING HOURS

Mather Dining Hall
Regular Dining Hours
  • Monday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.; 5:30–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.; 5:30–8:00 p.m. 
  • Sunday: 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.; 5:30–8:00 p.m.
Cave and Bistro
Cave
  • Monday–Thursday: 11:30 a.m.–midnight, Friday: 11:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday: 3:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m., Sunday: 3:00 p.m.–midnight
Bistro
  • ​Monday–Thursday: 11:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m., Friday: 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6:00–9:00 p.m., Sunday: 6:00–10:00 p.m.​

RELIGIOUS SERVICES

Sunday | Service of Holy Communion
12:30 p.m. in the Chapel. All are welcome to attend this service in the Episcopal tradition.
 
Sunday | Roman Catholic Mass
7:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Roman Catholic Ministry welcomes students, faculty, and staff to attend this mass.
 
Tuesday | Trinity Zen
Newcomer orientation at 6:30 p.m., meditation at 7:00 p.m. in the Crypt Chapel (up the main aisle, under the gate at the right, down the stairs).
 
Friday | Jumu’ah Prayers
1:30 p.m.  in the Muslim Prayer Room, Summit South first floor. The Muslim Student Association and Muslim Life team invite all students to join for Friday prayers, followed by refreshments.
 
Friday | Shabbat Services and Dinner
6:00 p.m. at Zachs Hillel House​, 74 Vernon Street. The services and dinner are open to all members of the Trinity community.​
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Resources

FOR STUDENTS


Big Sister-Little Sister Program: Recruiting Big Sisters!
Be a Big Sister to an incoming first-year female identified student. 

April 27 | Big Sister-Little Sister Hike 
Noon–2:00 p.m., West Hartford Reservoir. RSVP by April 19 to Laura Lockwood​

32nd Annual Research Symposium 2019 Call for Abstracts—Deadline is April 29
Submit your research symposium abstracts for inclusion in the 2019 Research Symposium on May 2. More information​

Free TheaterWorks Tickets for Trinity Students
Show your Trinity ID at the TheaterWorks box office for free show tickets. More information​

Production Internship Opportunities at TheaterWorks
TheaterWorks in Hartford hires student interns for a variety of positions during the production schedule. More information and dates for the remainder of the 2019 season​.