Monthly Archives: September 2011
September 25, 2011 - Trinity senior Tiara Bland ’12 was awarded the prestigious St. Catherine Medal at Cap and Gown Mass on September 25, 2011. Bland, a human relations major who has a minor in education, is from Windsor Mill, Maryland. Bland has distinguished herself as a scholar and student leader in many ways. She transferred to Trinity and immediately became an active participant in campus life. She is serving her second year as president of Trinity’s Campus Activities Association, she is a tutor for Trinity’s Academic Services Center, and has been involved in many educational and community service projects both on and off … Continue reading
September 16, 2011 - Trinity graduate Maisha C. Leek ’03 will give the keynote remarks at Cap and Gown Convocation and receive Trinity’s Washington Woman of Genius Award for her outstanding leadership in public service on Saturday, September 24, in the Trinity Center at 5:00 pm. Leek currently serves as chief of staff to Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), ranking member of the Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. She is one of the youngest chiefs of staffs on Capitol Hill. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Trinity teaching courses in mass communication and women in leadership. Prior to … Continue reading
September 7, 2011 - Maryland Democratic Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards will speak at Trinity on Wednesday, September 14, at 7:30 pm in the Rose Parlor in Main Hall. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. Her visit to campus is sponsored by the Trinity College Democrats. Edwards represents Maryland’s 4th Congressional District comprising portions of Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. She won a special election and was sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives in the 110th Congress in June 2008, and began her first full term in the 111th Congress in 2009. Edwards brings to her congressional role … Continue reading
September 2, 2011 - Members of the Trinity community — students, faculty and staff — are invited to gather together for prayer services, interfaith reflections, and engaging discussions in observance of the 10th anniversary of September 11. Monday, September 12 Prayer Services: On Monday, September 12, at 11:45 am and 6:00 pm, students, faculty and staff are invited to gather in the Well in Main Hall for prayer services in observance of the 10th anniversary of September 11. The Trinity community will gather to remember; to pray for those who died and for those who saved others; to consider new ways of being citizens of the world … Continue reading
September 1, 2011 - The Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly ’58, a former member of Congress and public policy expert, joined Trinity’s faculty in August as a distinguished professor of political science. This fall she is teaching “Political Power: Interest Groups, Lobbying and Public Policy” in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Professional Studies. “Barbara Kennelly is a political trailblazer who has dedicated her career to exemplary public service and outstanding advocacy,” said President Patricia McGuire in announcing her appointment. “We are honored to have her join our faculty and we look forward to her sharing her expertise and political insight with … Continue reading
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