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Monthly Archives: September 2008

President McGuire to Speak at Inauguration of Dr. Jane McAuliffe ’68 as President of Bryn Mawr College

September 30, 2008 - President Patricia McGuire will speak at the inauguration ceremony of Trinity graduate and Trustee Dr. Jane Dammen McAuliffe ’68, who will officially become the eighth president of Bryn Mawr College on Saturday, October 4. McAuliffe, who is an internationally known scholar of Islamic studies and was most recently Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown University, took office on July 1, 2008. Continue reading

Peggy Lewis ’77 Inspires Seniors At Cap and Gown Convocation

September 29, 2008 - Journalist and Clinton White House aide Peggy A. Lewis ’77 gave the keynote address at Cap and Gown Convocation on September 27   President Patricia McGuire presented her with Trinity’s Washington Woman of Genius Award for her leadership contributions to public service, which include working for President Bill Clinton, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman, Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman, and the Alliance for Retired Americans.  She currently teaches broadcast journalism at Howard University. Continue reading

Journalist and Clinton White House Aide Peggy Lewis ’77 to Speak At Cap and Gown Convocation, Saturday, Sepember 27

September 19, 2008 - Journalist and Clinton White House aide Peggy A. Lewis ’77 will give the keynote address at Cap and Gown Convocation on Saturday, September 27 at 5:00 p.m. in Notre Dame Chapel.  She currently teaches broadcast journalism at Howard University.  Her remarks will focus on civic engagement and the Presidential campaign. Continue reading

Dr. Susan Widmayer ’68, Health Care Advocate for Children, to Give Sower’s Seed Lecture, Thursday, October 2

September 17, 2008 - Trinity graduate Susan M. Widmayer, Ph.D., ’68, founder and executive director of the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, will present the fourth annual Sower’s Seed lecture on Thursday, October 2, at 6:00 p.m. in Notre Dame Chapel. Widmayer, who is a licensed psychologist, will reflect on how she has brought health care to thousands of infants, children and adolescents with special health care needs. Her talk will be followed by a light reception and a spoken word presentation by Trinity students. Continue reading

Constitution Day on September 17: Teach-in on the Presidential Election

September 11, 2008 - Constitution Day is on Wednesday, September 17, and this year Trinity will hold a “teach-in” all week about issues related to the presidential election, with many faculty members devoting some portion of their classes that day to issues ranging from the history of political parties, to the Bill of Rights, to mass media and elections, and many other issues.  The full schedule is evolving — below are just some of the classes. All members of the Trinity community are welcome to participate! Check the Class Schedule Board in the Well for to confirm class locations. Continue reading

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