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HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius ’70 and Dr. Nicole Lang ’89 Give Freshmen Advice at Orientation

August 17, 2010 - Freshmen across the country are getting advice during orientation about staying healthy and fit in college, but only freshmen at Trinity Washington University heard tips from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius ’70, the nation’s highest ranking health official, who returned to her alma mater to talk about health, health care reform and lessons in leadership.  Her keynote address was preceded by remarks given by Dr. Nicole Lang ’89, who founded her own medical practice, Washington Pediatrics Associates, and is a member of the Trinity Board of Trustees. Continue reading
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Sydney Cross ’10 Receives Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

June 22, 2010 - Sydney Cross, a member of the Green Class of 2010, has been selected as one of twenty recipients of the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, this highly-competitive fellowship provides both scholarship funding and internship experience for young people to pursue a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. The Rangel Fellowship provides up to $28,000 annually for tuition, room, board and a stipend for a two-year master’s degree in international affairs; each fellow is then assigned a three-year appointment as a Foreign Service Officer. Continue reading
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President McGuire to Receive AAUP’s Alexander Meiklejohn Award for Academic Freedom

June 8, 2010 - Trinity President Patricia McGuire will receive the Alexander Meiklejohn Award for Academic Freedom from the American Association of University Professors on June 12 at the AAUP’s annual meeting. This is the AAUP’s most prestigious award and is given to an American college or university administrator in recognition of an outstanding contribution to academic freedom during the preceding year. President McGuire was selected for this award for her 2009 Commencement remarks at Trinity, in which she denounced the “religious vigilantism” of those who opposed President Barack Obama’s Commencement address at the University of Notre Dame, and defended the principle of academic … 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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President Patricia McGuire Presented With a Ceremonial Resolution by the D.C. Council

April 20, 2010 - President Patricia McGuire was presented with a ceremonial resolution by the D.C. Council today for her exemplary leadership of Trinity for more than 20 years. The resolution was proposed by Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas and unanimously approved by the D.C. Council. Continue reading
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Trinity and National Catholic Reporter to Co-sponsor “A Washington Briefing for the Nation’s Catholic Community,” May 6-7, 2010

April 6, 2010 - Trinity Washington University and the National Catholic Reporter are co-sponsoring “A Washington Briefing for the Nation’s Catholic Community,”  on Thursday and Friday, May 6 and 7, 2010. The conference will be held on Trinity’s campus with hotel accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Continue reading
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President McGuire Interviewed on C-SPAN’s Nationally Broadcast “Q&A”

March 8, 2010 - President McGuire was featured on Sunday, March 7, in an hour-long interview on “Q&A,” a program that is broadcast nationally on C-SPAN. President McGuire spoke about Trinity, trends and issues in higher education, and other topics. Click here to watch the interview on the C-SPAN web site. The interview followed the publication of a major profile of President McGuire in The Washington Post Sunday Magazine on February 14. Continue reading
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President McGuire Profiled in Washington Post Magazine Cover Story

February 14, 2010 - The Washington Post Magazine featured a major profile of President Patricia McGuire on Sunday, February 14, 2010. The cover story portrays President McGuire as a visionary and exemplary leader who, over the past 20 years, has led Trinity’s transformation from a small college to a highly diverse, vibrant, multifaceted university that is a “model for urban higher education.” Click here to read the profile of President McGuire online; click here to view a PDF. The article includes quotes from students, faculty, alumnae and higher education leaders. 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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Dr. Robert Maguire Presents Senate Testimony: “Reconstructing to Rebalance Haiti after the Earthquake”

February 5, 2010 - Dr. Robert Maguire, associate professor of international affairs, director of the Haiti Project at Trinity and chair of the Haiti Working Group at the U.S. Institute of Peace presented testimony before the Subcommittee on International Development, Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs and International Environmental Protection of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, on February 4, 2010, about rebuilding Haiti in the wake of the tragic earthquake in January. 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.