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Awards & Honors

Trinity Graduate Jameika Andrews ’10 Crowned 2011 Ms. Wheelchair D.C.

February 15, 2011 - Recent Trinity Washington University graduate Jameika Andrews ’10 of Washington, D.C., has been crowned the 2011 Ms. Wheelchair District of Columbia. Andrews graduated from Trinity in December 2010 with a bachelor of arts in business administration. Andrews graduated one year early from Dunbar Senior High School.  Her future plans include pursuing an MBA and becoming an independent entrepreneur. During the selection process, Andrews said that she would like to give something back to her city as Ms. Wheelchair District of Columbia: “I make a good representative for people with disabilities, because I have been able to succeed despite the fact … Continue reading
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President Patricia McGuire Receives Honorary Degree, Gives Commencement Speech at Liverpool Hope University

January 27, 2011 - President Patricia McGuire received an honorary doctor of education from Liverpool Hope University and delivered the commencement speech at the university’s Winter Graduation on January 26, 2011, in Liverpool, England.  President McGuire was recognized for her exemplary leadership in higher education and her commitment to the transformative power of education. Liverpool Hope University is an ecumenical university that was created though the merger of three colleges, including a college founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame. In her remarks to the graduates, President McGuire said, your “degrees come with a serious and urgent imperative:  these diplomas are your commissions to … Continue reading
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Dr. Geraldine Bednash, CEO and Executive Director, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, to Speak at December Graduation

December 7, 2010 - President McGuire announced that the 2010 December Graduation speaker at Trinity Washington University will be Dr. Geraldine Bednash, chief executive officer and executive director of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.  She will receive an honorary doctor of letters.  Trinity will hold its first December Graduation on Thursday, December 16, at 5:00 pm in the Trinity Center for Women and Girls in Sports. Continue reading
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Trinity Graduate Cathleen Black ’66 Named Chancellor of NYC Public Schools

November 9, 2010 - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Trinity graduate Cathleen Black ’66 to serve as chancellor of the NYC public school system.   Black will be the first woman to head the nation’s largest school system, with a $23 billion budget, 135,000 employees and more than one million students.  Black is currently chair of Hearst Magazines; she served as president of Hearst Magazines for 15 years, where she launched O: The Oprah Magazine and published some of the nation’s and world’s largest circulation magazines, including Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, and Good Housekeeping. Continue reading
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Three Trinity Alumnae Named to Forbes Magazine List of the “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women”

October 27, 2010 - Three Trinity graduates were named to Forbes magazine’s list of the “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women”: Speaker of the House Nancy D’Alesandro Pelosi ’62 (#11), Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Gilligan Sebelius ’70 (#23) and Hearst Magazines Chair Cathleen Black ’66 (#67). Continue reading
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President McGuire Honored by International Women’s Forum for Her Enlightened Leadership

October 16, 2010 - President Patricia McGuire was presented with the International Women’s Forum 2010 Women Who Make A Difference Award, which celebrates workplace diversity, support for the advancement of women, and enlightened leadership.  President McGuire was honored at the International Women’s Forum (IWF) World Leadership Conference in Montreal on October 15, 2010. Continue reading
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Senior Morgan Kellman ’11 Awarded St. Catherine Medal at Cap and Gown Convocation

September 27, 2010 - Trinity senior Morgan Kellman ’11 was awarded the prestigious St. Catherine Medal at Cap and Gown Convocation on September 25, 2010. Kellman, a political science major, is from Middletown, Maryland. Kellman has distinguished herself as a scholar, athlete and student leader in many ways. She is currently president of the Student Government Association, is a member of the Trinity Honors Program and is a varsity athlete in three sports. She has been president of her class, lead singer in the Campus Ministry Choir, and active in College Democrats and the Green Leaders Club. Continue reading
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Refugee Advocate Reneé Wolforth ’98 to Give Keynote at Cap and Gown Convocation

September 13, 2010 - Trinity graduate Reneé Wolforth ’98, an attorney and refugee advocate, will be the featured speaker at Cap and Gown Convocation on Saturday, September 25, at 5:00 pm in the Trinity Center.  Wolforth’s interest and dedication to serving the community began when she was a student at Trinity.  Wolforth participated in the Campus Ministry community service trip to Apopka, Florida, and served as her class president during her time at Trinity.  She majored in American studies and completed a minor in French. Continue reading
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Argelia Rodriguez, President and CEO of D.C. College Access Program, to Speak at Trinity Commencement

May 3, 2010 - President McGuire announced that the 2010 Commencement speaker at Trinity Washington University will be Argelia Rodriguez, president and chief executive officer of the District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP). Continue reading
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Two Trinity Alumnae Confirmed by U.S. Senate for Key Posts in Administration

February 12, 2010 - The U.S. Senate has confirmed two Trinity alumnae, M. Patricia Smith ’74 and Ellen Gloninger Murray ’70, to serve in top posts in the administration of President Barack Obama.  Smith was confirmed by the Senate on February 4 to serve as Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor, the third highest position in the department.  Murray was confirmed on February 11 by the Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Continue reading
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pauleya@trinitydc.edu, (202) 884-9725.


For more information contact Ann Pauley, Media Relations Trinity, 125 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017
pauleya@trinitydc.edu, (202) 884-9725.