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Monthly Archives: March 2009

President Obama Nominates Two Trinity Graduates to Key Administration Posts

March 26, 2009 - President Barack Obama nominated two Trinity graduates to key posts in the new administration: Susan Flood Burk ’76 to be Special Representative of the President, with the rank of Ambassador at the U.S. Department of State, and M. Patricia Smith ’74, to be Solicitor at the U.S. Department of Labor; Smith will be the third highest ranking official in the federal agency.  Continue reading

Congresswoman Barbara Lee to Discuss Her Book, “Renegade for Peace & Justice”

March 25, 2009 - NOTE: This event has been postponed. New date TBA. Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Democratic representative from California, will discuss her book, “Renegade for Peace & Justice: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Speaks for Me,” at Trinity on Thursday, April 2, 7:15 p.m., in Social Hall in Main Hall. She will sign copies of her book after her talk; books will be on sale at a 20% discount. Continue reading

Dr. Liliana Losada Awarded Prestigious AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

March 24, 2009 - Dr. Liliana Losada, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Biology at Trinity, has received a highly prestigious Science and Technology Fellowship from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She was selected through a competitive application process. Continue reading

Psychology Honor Society Inducts New Members

March 23, 2009 - Seven Trinity students were inducted into Psi Chi, the national psychology honor society, on March 20, 2009.  Dr. Deborah Harris-O’Brien, associate professor of Psychology and Psi Chi Chapter president Nzinga Lawrence presided over the ceremony. Continue reading

Trinity Announces Modest 3% Increase in Tuition for 2009-2010

March 12, 2009 - President Patricia McGuire released the following message to the Trinity community today about tuition for 2009-2010: Continue reading

Trinity Featured in US News & World Report

March 12, 2009 - Trinity Washington University is prominently featured in a US News & World Report article, “The Changing Face of Women’s Colleges.”  The article quotes President Patricia McGuire and reports on Trinity’s growing enrollments, the increasing interest in women’s colleges, and the university’s groundbreaking new curriculum that ensures the academic success of its students. Continue reading

Dr. Ray Adomaitis Honored by D.C. Counseling Association

March 11, 2009 - Dr. Ray Adomaitis, assistant professor of counseling in Trinity’s School of Education, received the C. Harold McCully Award for “outstanding service as a counselor educator” at a ceremony during the District of Columbia Counseling Association’s Annual Conference at Gallaudet University on March 7, 2009. At the same conference, students enrolled in Trinity’s counseling program made outstanding presentations. Continue reading

Margy Brooks Reagan ’78 Appointed Director of Alumnae Affairs

March 11, 2009 - Margy Brooks Reagan ’78 has been named the new director of alumnae affairs at Trinity Washington University. “Margy brings to this important position positive energy, creativity, enthusiasm, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills,” said Ann Pauley, vice president for institutional advancement. “I am especially pleased to have a Trinity graduate in this vital position.” Continue reading

President McGuire on Fox Business News: Stimulus Package Positively Affects Student Financial Aid

March 5, 2009 - President Patricia McGuire appeared on Fox Business News, on a program called “Money for Breakfast” on March 5, 2009.  Click here to watch the 5 minute video. Continue reading

President Obama Nominates Trinity Graduate Kathleen Sebelius ’70 to be Secretary of HHS

March 2, 2009 - President Barack Obama nominated Trinity graduate Kathleen Gilligan Sebelius, the Governor of Kansas, to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  “Kathleen Sebelius has a remarkable intellect, unquestioned integrity, and the kind of pragmatic wisdom you’ll tend to find in a Kansan,” President Obama said as he announced her nomination on Monday, March 2. “I know she will bring some much-needed grace and good humor to Washington, and she will be a tremendous asset to my cabinet.” Continue reading

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