Trinity Speakers & Special Events
Videos By and About Trinity
February 14, 2017 - Timothy Shriver, Chair of the Special Olympics, addressed Trinity on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
January 21, 2017 - Trinity women (and men) were in full force at the Women's March on Washington, Saturday. Many students, staff, faculty and alumnae sent photos to President Pat McGuire, who assembled the images into an inspirational montage.
October 21, 2016 - Corinne Cannon '99, '03, Founder and Executive Director of the DC Diaper Bank delivered the 2016 Sower's Seed Lecture on October 20, at Trinity Washington University. She was introduced by Trinity scholar-athlete Brenda Alonso.
June 9, 2016 - On June 4, 2016, Trinity Washington University dedicated the Payden Academic Center, home to the sciences, nursing, and many other academic programs. Thank you to all of our generous benefactors.
June 4, 2016 - June 4, 2016 dedication of the Payden Academic Center at Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. Opens Fall of 2016.
May 25, 2016 - Trinity Washington University Commencement Keynote by Dr. Jane Dammen McAuliffe ’66, Director of National and International Outreach at Library of Congress; May 21, 2016 at the Trinity Center. Washington DC.
March 21, 2016 - D.C. Congressional Delegate, Eleanor Holmes-Norton Hosted her Women of Excellence symposium at Trinity Washington University with a panel that included Gina F. Adams, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at the FedEx Corporation, Nakeisha Neal Jones, Executive Director of Public Allies DC, and Laila Linares, Surge Fleet Life Cycle Manager at the Department of Navy’s Military Sealift Command. The Symposium took place on March 14, 2016 at 11:00 am in Social Hall at Trinity Washington University
March 16, 2016 - The TIAA Institute honored Trinity President Patricia McGuire on March 14, 2016, presenting her with the 2016 TIAA Institute Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence, which recognizes outstanding leadership in higher education. The award is named in honor of the great educator and humanitarian, the late Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh. The award was presented at ACE2016, the American Council on Education’s 98th Annual Meeting, in San Francisco.
January 20, 2016 - Trinity graduate Pinkie Dent Mayfield ’96, vice president of corporate affairs and special assistant to the chairman at Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company), was the keynote speaker at Trinity Washington University’s Winter Graduation on Friday, January 8, 2016. She was awarded an honorary doctor of laws for her achievements in corporate life and philanthropy in Washington and for her devotion to her alma mater. She shared her journey to success, reflecting on her challenges and motivations and offering her guidance to Trinity’s newest graduates.
October 22, 2015 - October 2015: Sr. Kathryn Webster, SNDdeN, ’74. Sister Kathryn Webster ’74 entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1976 and has spent many years in Brazil working with a pastoral team visiting the communities, holding meetings, walking with the people in their struggle for land, security on the land, and preservation of the forests from the loggers, ranchers and mining companies.