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Awards & Honors

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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Trinity Graduate Veronica Nolan ’99 Named a Rising Star in the Washington Business Journal’s 2009 Women Who Mean Business Awards

November 12, 2009 - Veronica Nolan ’99, executive director of Urban Alliance in Washington, D.C., has been named a Rising Star in the 2009 Women Who Mean Business Awards presented by the Washington Business Journal. Nolan earned her master of arts in teaching from Trinity’s School of Education. Continue reading
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President McGuire Debuts as a Panelist for New Washington Post Online Feature, On Success

November 3, 2009 - President Patricia McGuire has been invited to join a distinguished panel of leaders to participate in a new online feature that the Washington Post launched this week called On Success. Continue reading
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Kiauna Hemsley Named Student-Athlete of the Month by the Association of Division III Independents

October 15, 2009 - Kiauna Hemsley, a sophomore forward on Trinity’s soccer team, was named a recipient of the Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month award for September 2009. Continue reading
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Ellen Bethea and Cristina Martinez Receive Association of Division III Independents Women’s Player of the Week Award

October 6, 2009 - For the first time, two Trinity students were named player of the week in the same week. Continue reading
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Senior Sydney Cross Awarded St. Catherine Medal at Cap and Gown Convocation

September 28, 2009 - Trinity senior Sydney Cross ’10 was awarded the prestigious St. Catherine Medal at Cap and Gown Convocation on September 26, 2009. Cross, an international affairs major who is completing her degree in three years, is from St. Louis, Missouri. Continue reading
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Principal Philonda Johnson ’05 to Give Keynote at Academic Convocation

September 18, 2009 - Trinity graduate Philonda Johnson ’05, founding principal of the KIPP DC: Discover Academy, will be the featured speaker at Cap and Gown Convocation on Saturday, September 26, at 5:00 pm in the Trinity Center.  She will be presented with the Trinity Washington Woman of Genius Award. Johnson is the youngest person to serve as a principal of a KIPP school. The KIPP DC: Discover Academy in Ward 8 in Southeast Washington, D.C., is a college-preparatory early childhood school serving 100 pre-kindergarten students; the school will grow to capacity to serve 280 students in grades pre-school through kindergarten.  Continue reading
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Two Trinity Alumnae Named to Forbes Magazine List of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

August 20, 2009 - Two Trinity graduates were named to Forbes magazine’s list of the “Worlds’ 100 Most Powerful Women”: Speaker of the House Nancy D’Alesandro Pelosi ’62 and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Gilligan Sebelius ’70. Continue reading
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Susan Burk ’76 Confirmed by Senate to be Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation

June 2, 2009 - Trinity graduate Susan Flood Burk ’76 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 1 to serve as Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation, with the rank of Ambassador at the U.S. Department of State. Continue reading
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Trinity Graduate Ellen Gloninger Murray ’70 Nominated to Post at Health and Human Services Department

May 28, 2009 - President Barack Obama announced his nomination on May 28 of Trinity graduate Ellen Gloninger Murray ’70 as Assistant Secretary for Resources and Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She joins several Trinity graduates who have been nominated to serve in President Obama’s administration: Continue reading
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For more information contact Ann Pauley, Media Relations Trinity, 125 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017
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.