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Sharon Brady Raimo ’69 ’94, CEO of St. Coletta of Greater Washington, to Speak at Trinity Commencement, Saturday, May 18, 2019

- Trinity Washington University will present an honorary doctor of letters to Sharon Brady Raimo ’69, ’94, at Commencement on Saturday, May 18, 2019, in recognition of her lifetime of achievement and her commitment to improving the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Sharon Brady Raimo earned her undergraduate degree from Trinity in 1969 and her graduate degree in education from Trinity in 1994. She is the CEO of St. Coletta of Greater Washington, a nonprofit organization with a mission to serve children and adults with intellectual disabilities and to support their families. Raimo will be the featured speaker at Trinity’s …
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Trinity to Host Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi ’62 at MSNBC Town Hall with Joy Reid

- The interview will be incoming Speaker Pelosi’s first major television event after being sworn in as Speaker of the House on January 3, 2019. Trinity Washington University is honored to be hosting incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a member of Trinity’s Class of 1962, for a town hall on Friday, January 4, 2019. Joy Reid, MSNBC political analyst and host of “AM Joy,” will moderate the town hall which will air at 10 pm on MSNBC. Participation in the town hall is by invitation only, and seating is already full. The university encourages all friends of Trinity to enjoy watching …
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Trinity Teach-in on Gun Violence: Day of Dialogue and Action

- On Friday, March 23, the day before the March For Our Lives, the Trinity community gathered together for a day-­long Teach-In on Gun Violence, with panels, discussions and displays on gun violence. The day was filled with powerful, sobering, thought-provoking, emotional and challenging conversations. See the schedule of panels here. The Catholic News Service covered one of the Friday sessions at Trinity, Preventing Gun Violence – Policy Analysis and Citizen Activism, with a feature article and video: Keep Spirit of March Going, Catholic College Students Urged, by Carol Zimmerman, Catholic News Service, March 24, 2018, published by Crux, and other media outlets. …
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Trinity Teach-in on Gun Violence: Friday, March 23, 2018: Enough

- In preparation for the March For Our Lives on Saturday, March 24 On Saturday, March 24, 2018, hundreds of thousands of students and supporters of an end to gun violence will come to Washington for the March For Our Lives, an action intended to focus political and moral attention on the urgent need to enact sensible laws that will help to reduce, if not end, the grotesque amount of gun violence in the United States. Millions more will have parallel demonstrations all over the country. On Friday, March 23, in anticipation of the March For Our Lives, Trinity will conduct …
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White House Journalist April Ryan to Speak at Trinity, February 5, 7:00 pm

- “Covering the White House Under an Assault on Freedom of Speech” Journalist April Ryan, the White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks, will be the featured speaker at Trinity on Monday, February 5, 7:00 pm, in the Payden Academic Center. After her keynote remarks, “Covering the White House Under an Assault on Freedom of Speech,” she will sign copies of her two books: “The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America” and “At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White.” The National Association of Black Journalists …
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CNN Interview with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ’62 Filmed on Trinity’s Campus

- Nancy Pelosi Interviewed by David Axelrod for “The Axe Files” on CNN Watch the interview. David Axelrod and CNN News filmed an extensive interview of Nancy Pelosi ’62, Democratic Leader of the House and a Trinity graduate, in early October. The one hour profile, part of the series “The Axe Files,” was broadcast on CNN on Saturday, October 14. Watch the interview here. Leader Pelosi was asked by CNN to select a place that has special meaning to her for the interview, and she chose Trinity. The entire interview was filmed at Trinity — in Rose and Board Parlors, Main …
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to Speak at Trinity Commencement, Saturday, May 20, 2017

- Trinity Washington University will present an honorary doctor of laws to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser at Commencement on Saturday, May 20, in recognition of her leadership of the city of Washington and her commitment to public service. She will be the featured speaker at Trinity’s 114th Commencement. The ceremony begins at 11:00 am and more than 250 undergraduate and graduate degrees will be awarded. “Mayor Bowser is one of only a very few women who are mayors of major cities in the United States,” said President Patricia McGuire. “She is a strong advocate for participation in public service and is …
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Tim Shriver, chair of Special Olympics, addresses Trinity

- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTzRHmH27Fg Tim Shriver, chair of Special Olympics, spoke to the Trinity community on Tuesday, February 14, 10:30 am, in Social Hall. Tim Shriver is a social leader, educator, author, film producer and entrepreneur. He chairs Special Olympics, the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to more than 5.3 million athletes in nearly 170 countries. He and his brother Anthony Shriver recently aligned the Special Olympics and Best Buddies (founded by Anthony) to create the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Challenge event, to encourage greater acceptance and inclusion for those with intellectual and developmental …
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Tim Shriver, chair of Special Olympics, Speaking at Trinity, Tuesday, February 14, 10:30am

- Tim Shriver, chair of Special Olympics, will speak to the Trinity community on Tuesday, February 14, 10:30 am, in Social Hall. Classes welcome; all students, staff and faculty are invited. Tim Shriver is a social leader, educator, author, film producer and entrepreneur. He chairs Special Olympics, the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to more than 5.3 million athletes in nearly 170 countries. He and his brother Anthony Shriver recently aligned the Special Olympics and Best Buddies (founded by Anthony) to create the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Challenge event, to encourage …
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Gina Adams, Senior Vice President, FedEx Corporation, Was Honored and Spoke at Trinity’s 2017 Winter Graduation

- Gina Adams, senior vice president for government affairs for FedEx Corporation, was the keynote speaker and honoree at Trinity Washington University’s Winter Graduation on Friday, January 6, 2017. Adams recieved an honorary doctor of laws for her achievements in business and her outstanding contributions to the Washington community, with a particular focus on education and youth. “Gina Adams is a remarkable woman of achievement who has succeeded in the corporate arena, while also sharing her expertise, time and commitment to enhance the quality of life for those who live and work in Washington,” said President Patricia McGuire. “She is an exemplary leader …
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pauleya@trinitydc.edu, (202) 884-9725.