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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Memorial Day Weekend at Trinity

May 22, 2014 - This weekend offers us a time to remember and honor all those who have given their lives in service to the United States.  Trinity’s offices and services, including the Library, will be closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday May 24, 25, and 26 in observance of Memorial Day.   On Friday, May 23, Trinity will have minimal staffing in many offices.  Some classes are running this Friday.  The Library will be closed on Friday although its many virtual resources are available as always.  Other offices may be closed:  please call ahead to confirm availability before coming to campus.   As we … Continue reading
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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internships

May 20, 2014 - CBCF also has an Alumni Association for those who have completed our programs. Internship Programs Program participants receive housing, a stipend, office placements, and opportunities to meet and interact with professional politicos and leaders working in all branches of government. Additionally, they are eligible for scholarships for prestigious public policy graduate programs, such as the University of California-Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Hastings College of the Law, and they are actively recruited by executive branch agencies such as the State Department and the Office of Management and Budget. CBCF Emerging Leaders Internship Program | Application Session: Fall 2014 Application Deadline: … Continue reading
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Are Writing Skills Necessary Anymore?

May 19, 2014 - Career Coach: Are writing skills necessary anymore? By Joyce E.A. Russell, Published: May 22, 2011, Washington Post We know the value of oral communication skills for today’s workers, but that other type of communication— writing — is just as important. With today’s emphasis on fast communication through technology, it seems more people ask why they need to take writing courses or learn writing skills when they can just text their views to employers, clients and colleagues. Even children seem to gripe more these days about why they need to learn to write in complete sentences. So what is the value … Continue reading
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Congratulations new Trinity graduates!

May 19, 2014 - It was a beautiful day and the graduates were elegantly dressed in in their hoods, gowns and mortarboard. It was truly inspiring and I hope that all who could joined us on Saturday. As you know, many SPS students have waited years for this event, dividing their lives between careers and study to achieve this goal. I was humbled in the face of the perseverance it must take to keep pushing forward, day after day, for 10 years, 20 years, and even 46 years for one student. Isn’t that amazing?!? Please join me in applauding the spirit of our graduates. Continue reading
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Are you graduating this weekend? Here are some reminders that SPS and BGS graduating students should look at

May 14, 2014 - Congratulations again on your achievement! We are proud of you and happy to share these final moments with you.   REMINDERS: Please purchase your caps, gowns, and hoods (if applicable) BEFORE Thursday’s rehearsal. It is always best to have everything that you need early so that you can be prepared on your big day. Please be on time for Thursday’s rehearsal. There is a reception in Seymour Court from 5pm to 6pm and then you should report to Social Hall (SPS and BGS only) no later than 6pm. We will walk thru the graduation ceremony, so please do not bring … Continue reading
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Discover YOUR strength at Trinity. Erin Payne ’11 BSN Alumna did

May 12, 2014 - Learn more about her, and be inspired by her journey at Continue reading
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Need a boost? Come and see us (and your peers) at graduation this Saturday

May 12, 2014 - Sometimes, it is harder for older or nontraditional students to stay motivated in college. You are balancing so many things- work, children, life commitments, and your education. We know that it is hard and that the finish line seems far away sometimes. Come and be renewed. Support your peers (and your educational spirit) at graduation this Saturday, May 17th at 4pm on the front lawn. The glory of the day is guaranteed to lift you up and remind you why the hard work, the late hours, and the study groups are all worth it. Continue reading
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The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship for Women in Public Policy

May 9, 2014 - Since 2001, IWPR has offered the Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship for Women in Public Policy, which prepares recent college graduates for successful careers in research. To date, 20 young women have gained valuable experience as MKC Fellows at IWPR. Rhiana Gunn-Wright, IWPR’s 2011-2013 Fellow, was named a Rhodes Scholar. Visit our website to see profiles of some of the other recent Fellows. Now is an exciting time to support the fellowship. IWPR has received a $95,000 challenge grant from the Borrego Foundation to expand the Fellowship Fund, in memory of Dr. Chamberlain and what would have been her 95th birthday last … Continue reading
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Missing the Dean’s Posts? Many have moved to our facebook page

May 9, 2014 - You really should like us at We post jobs, career events, campus updates, videos and a lot of cool information there. You can also follow us on twitter at     Continue reading
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scholarship information

May 9, 2014 - Below is a list of scholarships that we have deadlines upcoming.  To view a more detailed description of each scholarship please visit the scholarship page directly.   1. MCO Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2014)   Student Eligibility:   A) Be attending college or university no later than December of 2014.   B) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by December of 2014.   C) Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15, 2014.   Applications can be found by going to: Continue reading
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