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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Hours and Reflections from President McGuire

November 25, 2013 - Dear Students, Faculty, Staff and friends in the Trinity community,   Thanksgiving is almost here!  Below please find Trinity’s official hours during the holidays this week.  Additionally, I would like to invite you to share your Thanksgiving reflections that I may post on my Thanksgiving blog for Trinity.  Just reply to this message with your message of thanks in keeping with this season, and let me know if I can use your name or if you wanted it posted anonymously.  I will post my Thanksgiving blog on Wednesday.   Trinity’s Thanksgiving Schedule is as follows:   Thanksgiving Holiday Closing Dates … Continue reading
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Free Workshops at the Foundation Center- perfect for students interested in nonprofit management

November 18, 2013 - Grantseeking Basics. The Foundation Center-Washington DC is offering a Grantseeking Basic class on December 3rd from 10:30 am to 12 noon at 1627 K Street NW, Third Floor. The class will focus on important steps to take before seeking a grant such as understanding the grantseeking process and related tools and resources to assist your efforts. For more information and to register visit http://grantspace.org/Classroom/training-calendar/Washington-DC/grantseeking-basics-2013-12-03-washington-dc3.   Proposal Writing Basics. The Foundation Center-Washington DC is offering a Proposal Writing Basics class on December 10th from 10:30 am to 12 noon at 1627 K Street NW, Third Floor. The class is designed for … Continue reading
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Assessing and Improving your Undergraduate Education in SPS

November 11, 2013 - As students in the School of Professional Studies, you are looking for an educational experience that teaches you the theory of the subject, as well as the practical application that you can start to use on the job right away. Each course is taught with a carefully selected textbook that will challenge you, and by a faculty member with theoretical and real world experience in that field.  Analytical and quantitative skills should be developed, along with your knowledge of scholarship, information literacy, cultural awareness, and oral and written communication.   To help ensure that you are learning and able to … Continue reading
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Frank Karel Fellowship in Public Interest Communications Summer 2014

November 8, 2013 - Frank Karel Fellowship in Public Interest Communications Summer 2014 Objective The Frank Karel Fellowship in Public Interest Communications is a unique program that trains and inspires undergraduate students to consider professional opportunities and possibilities in the field of public interest communications. This is a particularly exciting opportunity, because this fellowship is especially focused on translating personal passion for a more just world into specific skills that can be attractive in the workplace. Fellows –either firstgeneration or minority college students gain hands on experience through working on social justice issues under the guidance of a communications mentor at leading local and national nonprofits in the Greater Washington, DC … Continue reading
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The College of International Security Affairs’ Internship Program

November 8, 2013 - The College of International Security Affairs’ Internship Program Spring 2014 Internship with the College of International Security Affairs at The National Defense University, Washington D.C. National Defense University (NDU) is the pre-eminent institution for education, research, and outreach in national and international security. The university seeks to prepare military and civilian leaders from the United States and other countries to evaluate national and international security challenges through multi-disciplinary educational and research programs, professional exchanges, and outreach. NDU is the premier center for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) and is under the direction of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. One … Continue reading
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Need help finding a job or internship? Check out this event from Trinity’s Office fo Career Services

November 7, 2013 - Job and internship searchING Are you interested in finding a job or an internship, but don’t know where to start? Come learn about the searching process and gain helpful tips to use as you pursue your next opportunity. When: Thursday, November 14, 2013 Where: Library Auditorium Time: 5:15pm Presented by Peer Career Educator: Naysia Phifer *PLEASE READ*: This event is free and RSVP’s are not required. Additionally, our programs and services are available to members of the Trinity community only. Non-Trinity guests are not permitted.  For additional questions, please contact the Office of Career Services and Experiential Learning at 202-884-9636. Continue reading
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Career Fair Information from the Trinity Office of Career Services

November 7, 2013 - MEMO TO:          The Trinity Community FROM:                Office of Career Services and Experiential Learning RE:                      Career & Internship Fair DATE:                  November 5, 2013     IMPORTANT NOTICE: This event is not sponsored by the Office of Career Services and Experiential Learning and transportation will not be provided by Trinity. As a result, we kindly ask everyone to visit the website below for more information and further details.   Start-Up Career & Internship Fair 2013 Jobs and internships at start up firms can be both exciting and challenging, as well as a great environment for current college students and recent graduates. The … Continue reading
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Reminder! Math Workshop on Graphing Lines and Solving Systems this Friday!

November 4, 2013 - WORKSHOP: Graphing Lines and Solving Systems of Equations in Mathematics Friday, November 8, 6:30 pm  – Library Seminar Room 202 Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and practice graphing lines by using a table of values, the x and y intercepts, and the rise and run. We will focus on understanding which methods are more efficient for certain forms of linear equations. Students will also have the opportunity to ask questions about and practice solving systems of equations using the substitution and elimination methods. SPS Math Specialist Dr. Farhaana Nyamekye Continue reading
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Are you a student in Nonprofit Management who wants to learn more about fundraising? Check out this free seminar

November 4, 2013 - Introduction to Fundraising Planning. The Foundation Center-Washington DC is offering an Introduction to Fundraising Planning workshop on November 19 from 10 am to 11:15 at 1627 K Street NW, Third Floor. This workshop will show you how to analyze your organization’s situation and develop a fundraising plan that will include a variety of revenue sources. It will provide you with an overview of the process of strategically thinking through the components of a fundraising plan. You’ll learn how to: conduct an assets inventory; develop a case statement; Identify fundraising partners; and prepare a fundraising plan and calendar. For more information … Continue reading
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Learn more about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

November 4, 2013 - http://studentaid.ed.gov/sites/default/files/public-service-loan-forgiveness.pdf Federal Student Aid Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program What is the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program? The PSLF Program is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue to work full-time in public service jobs. Under this program, you may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on your William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Direct Loan Program) loans after you have made 120 qualifying payments on those loans while employed full-time by certain public service employers. Since you must make 120 qualifying payments on your eligible federal student loans after October 1, 2007 before you … Continue reading
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