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Monthly Archives: January 2010

NBC News, Today Show, Feature Broadway Debut of Alice Boyle Duffy ’51

January 31, 2010 - Trinity  graduate Alice Boyle Duffy ’51 recently made her debut on Broadway (at the young age of 81!) in Noel Coward’s play “Present Laughter,” with Victor Garber in the lead.  Duffy reflected on her journey to Broadway in an interview with NBC reporter Ann Thompson that aired on the Today Show on January 27 and on the NBC Evening News on January 30. Continue reading

Sisters of Notre Dame Celebrate the Life of Sr. Dorothy Stang, Saturday, Feb. 13

January 29, 2010 - Eco-Martyr: Guardian of the Amazon Rainforest Snow Update: This event will take place as scheduled, on Saturday, February 13, 1:00 pm. Trinity will be OPEN. The Sisters of Notre Dame will celebrate the life of Sr. Dorothy Stang, SND, an American missionary who was murdered in 2005 in the Brazilian forest, on Saturday, February 13, 1:00 pm, at Trinity. Continue reading

Trinity Kicks Off Black History Month on Wednesday, Feb. 3, with Poetry Celebration Featuring A.B. Spellman

January 28, 2010 - Trinity will kick off Black History Month on Wednesday, February 3, with a poetry celebration featuring renowned author A.B. Spellman. The celebration in Social Hall begins at 4:30 pm with student performances, followed by a poetry reading by Spellman. The author will sign copies of his book of poetry, Things I Must Have Known. Continue reading

Trinity Alumna’s Inspiring Family Story Featured in Movie, “Extraordinary Measures”

January 14, 2010 - The inspirational story of Trinity alumna Aileen Holleran Crowley ’90 and her husband John in their quest to find a cure for their children’s life-threatening disease is the focus of a major motion picture, “Extraordinary Measures,” which will be released in theaters across the country on January 22. The movie stars Kerri Russell as Aileen Crowley, Brendan Fraser as John Crowley, and Harrison Ford as Dr. Robert Stonehill, the scientist who Crowley teamed up with to develop a life-saving cure. Continue reading

President McGuire Reflects on a Wide Range of Topics for the Washington Post Online Feature, On Success

January 12, 2010 - President Patricia McGuire writes on a broad range of current issues related to leadership for the new online feature published by the Washington Post called On Success. The new feature profiles people who have been successful in a variety of ways, offers tips on achieving success, and poses questions to the panel of leaders about different facets of success. Continue reading

Dr. Virginia Broaddus Appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

January 11, 2010 - President Patricia McGuire announced her appointment of Dr. Virginia Broaddus as Trinity’s vice president for academic affairs and provost. “Dr. Broaddus is a superb academic leader,” said President McGuire. “In her three years with Trinity, she has demonstrated the broad range of executive talents, scope of academic knowledge and deep intellectual values that are essential for Trinity’s chief academic officer.”  Continue reading

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