Monthly Archives: May 2008
May 18, 2008 - A steady drizzle did not dampen the spirits of nearly 400 graduates at Trinity’s 105th Commencement ceremony. More than 3,000 guests gathered for the ceremony on Trinity’s campus on Sunday, May 18. In her Commencement address, D.C. author and journalist Jonetta Rose Barras stressed to the graduates the importance of “protecting and developing your personal humanity; nurturing your own and others’ dignity; and creating an intimate society in an era of superficial communications. These I believe are critical to nurturing and nourishing the soul. And without soul, everything else loses its meaning in life.” Continue reading
May 14, 2008 - Dr. Sharon Shafer, professor of music and a member of Phi Beta Kappa, gave the keynote remarks to the newest members of Phi Beta Kappa, focusing on “Mindfulness.” Continue reading
May 14, 2008 - Twelve Trinity students were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society, at a ceremony on May 13, 2008. Dr. Sharon Shafer, professor of music and a member of Trinity’s Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, gave the keynote address to the new initiates and their guests, focusing on the theme of “mindfulness.” Continue reading
May 13, 2008 - Fifteen Trinity students enrolled in the School of Professional Studies were inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda, the national honor society for adult students, at a ceremony on May 12, 2008. Chantal Touzet-Bush ’07, who was inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda last year, gave the keynote remarks; she reflected on the juggling act of working and earning a college degree as an adult learner. Continue reading
May 9, 2008 - Natalie Stephenson, a student in Trinity’s School of Education and a language arts teacher at Kenmoor Middle School in Landover, Maryland, has been selected to receive The Washington Post’s 2008 Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award for Prince George’s County. The Agnes Meyer Award is presented annually to one teacher from each Washington metropolitan area school district. Continue reading
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