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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Dr. Sharon Shafer’s Keynote Remarks: “Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling” in Music

April 25, 2008 - Dr. Sharon Guertin Shafer, Trinity professor of music presented this year’s keynote remarks to the Washington, D.C., Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music organization for women. Her remarks, “Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling: From Domestic Music to Pulitzer Prize Compositions,” celebrates the many pathbreaking contributions of women to the rich history of music. Continue reading

Trinity to Host Spring Colloquium: “Intelligence Support for the War on Terrorism”

April 24, 2008 - Trinity’s Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence is hosting its fourth annual Spring Colloquium, “Intelligence Support for the War on Terrorism,” on Tuesday, May 6, 2008. The Colloquium is sponsored by a grant from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). Continue reading

Paula Lettice ’71 Presents Keynote Remarks at Pi Sigma Alpha Induction Ceremony: “Practice Your Degree – Take It with You and Live It”

April 24, 2008 - Trinity graduate and Trustee Paula Lettice ’71, chief financial officer for the Architect of the U.S. Capitol, gave the keynote remarks, “Practice Your Degree – Take It with You and Live It,” at the induction ceremony for the Trinity chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society. She also was inducted as an honorary member of Trinity’s chapter at the ceremony on April 23, 2008. She spoke to the Trinity students inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha and their guests about the importance of being an engaged citizen and emphasized the value of ethical decision making. Continue reading

Trinity Students Inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Honor Society

April 24, 2008 - Four students were inducted as full members into Trinity’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, and six were inducted as associate members at a ceremony on April 24, 2008. Paula Lettice ’71, chief financial officer of the Architect of the U.S. Capitol, was inducted as an honorary member of the Chapter and gave the keynote remarks to the new inductees. Dr. Shelley Tomkin, professor of political science and advisor to the chapter, presided over the ceremonies. President McGuire gave closing remarks. Continue reading

President McGuire Testifies Before Senate Committee on the Impact of the Credit Crunch on Student Loans

April 15, 2008 - Trinity President Patricia McGuire testified before the Senate Banking Committee on April 15, 2008, regarding the impact of the credit crunch on the student loan market and college students. The Committee hearing was convened to address the growing concern regarding the impact of the ongoing credit market crisis on the cost and availability of federally-guaranteed and private student loans. Continue reading

Freedom and Faith on Campus: Op-ed by President McGuire Published by the Washington Post

April 14, 2008 - The Washington Post published an op-ed by Trinity President Patricia McGuire in the Outlook section on Sunday, April 13, 2008. Featured as the lead op-ed in the Washington Post, Freedom and Faith on Campus has also been published in several newspapers across the country, including the Hartford Courant, Minneapolis Star Tribune, the New Hampshire Union Leader and other newspapers. Continue reading

Trinity Welcomes Pope Benedict XVI

April 11, 2008 - The Trinity community joyously welcomes our beloved Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, on the occasion of his historic visit to our nation’s capitol. Trinity students, faculty, staff and alumnae are looking forward to participating in the mass at Washington Nationals Stadium, and seeing the Pope during his driving routes near Trinity’s campus. Christina Tilghman, a student in Trinity’s program at THEARC, is participating in the Washington Archdiocese Gospel Choir, which will be singing during the mass. Continue reading

Trinity President Patricia McGuire to Participate in Catholic Educators Meeting with Pope Benedict XVI

April 11, 2008 - Trinity President Patricia McGuire will participate in a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday, April 17, at which he will be addressing presidents of 200 Catholic colleges and universities, and education leaders from 195 dioceses from across the country. Continue reading

Trinity Students Inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honor Society

April 8, 2008 - Eight juniors and seniors were inducted into the Trinity Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the national communication honor society, at a ceremony on April 7, 2008. Continue reading

Dean Bowie Named a TRIO Achiever

April 4, 2008 - Dean of Student Services Michele “Meechie” Bowie has been named a TRIO Achiever by the Mid-Eastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel. This award recognizes Bowie’s great commitment to ensuring educational opportunity for all students throughout her career, both here at Trinity and previously at Howard University. She received this award at a special TRIO Achievers Luncheon on March 31 in Virginia Beach. Continue reading

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