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Cathie Black: Close to the Flame

- What is it with Trinity Women, the irresistible urge to fly close to the flame? Cathie Black, Nancy Pelosi, Kathleen Sebelius and so many others show us new ways to reinvent our careers continuously, never give up, always be of service to the greatest human needs on the face of the earth.
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The Next School Superintendent

- Today’s press conference announcing Michelle Rhee’s resignation as D.C. Public Schools Chancellor was a class act all the way around.   The show of unity and continuity between Outgoing Mayor Adrian Fenty and presumptive next Mayor Vincent Gray was encouraging.  Chancellor…
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Voices of Trinity: Constitution Day III

- Today, September 17, is Constitution Day.  We are continuing to receive and post excellent comments from members of the Trinity community to the questions I posed on Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion.  These posts will continue for the…
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Title IX: Ted Stevens' Legacy

- Home I’ll take a wild guess that most of the young women athletes playing collegiate-level basketball or lacrosse or soccer or softball are unaware of the reasons why many older advocates for women’s sports are mourning Ted Stevens today.  Outside of…
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Commencement 2010 Festivities…

- Baccalaureate Mass, more from luncheon and rehearsal… bac 7 (Large) bac 6 (Large) bac 5 (Large) bac 10 (Large) bac 13 (Large) bac 11 (Large) reh 13 (Large) reh 16 (Large) reh 18 (Large) reh 20 (Large)
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- Trinity will resume classes on Saturday — HOORAY! — and even today, many offices are open as our administrative team gets back to business. Among many important items on today’s agenda — REFUND CHECKS! These are disbursements that students need,…
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- students 1 1 pm:  At the dining hall:  students in reasonably good cheer considering that they’ve been snowed-in pretty much since last Friday… students 2 stu 2 student student 2 Loyal and dedicated food service staff have helped to keep everyone’s spirits up! food staff bobgarybonnie
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Snow Good

- snow 2a My neighbors were stunned.   They all came out to stare.  It was 2 pm, and my car had obviously not left the driveway all day.  (See above)  The nice young man who lives next door thought I might be ill,…
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Who Will Teach? Faculty Voices Once More

- In the final installment of this series of reflections on the state of teacher education, I am lifting up just a few more comments from faculty — all comments are posted to the “comments” part of this blog on prior…
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The Simpler Life

- blw snset (Small) In  a week in which David Letterman was defended as some kind of charming rogue for committing serial sexual harassment of his female co-workers, while the President of the United States was denounced in many circles for winning the Nobel…
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email:

Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: