Monthly Archives: October 2011
October 25, 2011 - President Patricia McGuire announced that Trinity’s fall 2011 enrollment is 2,555, an all-time high in the history of Trinity. This record enrollment reflects an enrollment growth of 93% since 2001 and an increase of 11% over fall 2010. The fall enrollment includes more than 775 new students in all four schools. In the College of Arts and Sciences, Trinity’s historic women’s college, 996 students are enrolled. This is the largest women’s college enrollment in Trinity’s history; the women’s college has grown by 135% since 2001. Enrollment in the College of Arts and Sciences includes 365 new students; more than 300 … Continue reading
October 17, 2011 - Sr. Mary Ellen Dow, SND, has joined the Trinity community as director of campus ministry. In announcing her appointment, President Patricia McGuire said, “We are especially pleased that a Sister of Notre Dame now leads Trinity’s campus ministry program and I know our campus community, especially our students, will value her experience and charism.” “Campus ministry in college life is centered on issues of spirituality and faith for the campus community,” reflected Dow. “So in my beginning as campus minister for Trinity I will focus on being present to our campus community and listening for what our campus community needs … Continue reading
October 14, 2011 - President Patricia McGuire was invited by The Huffington Post to be a regular blogger and she officially began blogging on September 15, 2011, when the web site launched its Washington-focused HuffPostDC. Her first blog, “The Agenda We Left Behind,” addresses the great socio-economic divide in D.C. and how it particularly impacts children. Readers can bookmark her blog on The Huffington Post and read her posts regularly; in addition, readers can register and receive an e-mail when she posts a new blog. Since her first post, subsequent blog posts include: “A Dubious Equality,” in which she reflects on the recent tragedy at Bowie … Continue reading
October 13, 2011 - Three Trinity alumnae, three Trinity honorary degree recipients, and three Trinity trustees were named to Washingtonian magazine’s list of the “100 Most Powerful Women” in the October 2011 issue of the magazine. In a preface to the list, the Washingtonian noted that “It’s been a very good year for women in Washington…. So many women are in powerful positions in Washington today that selecting the top 100 is more challenging than ever.” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor and First Lady Michelle Obama are on the list. Trinity alumnae who are among the … Continue reading
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