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Dr. Geraldine Bednash, CEO and Executive Director, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, to Speak at December Graduation

December 7, 2010 - President McGuire announced that the 2010 December Graduation speaker at Trinity Washington University will be Dr. Geraldine Bednash, chief executive officer and executive director of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.  She will receive an honorary doctor of letters.  Trinity will hold its first December Graduation on Thursday, December 16, at 5:00 pm in the Trinity Center for Women and Girls in Sports. Continue reading

Trinity Graduate Cathleen Black ’66 Named Chancellor of NYC Public Schools

November 9, 2010 - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Trinity graduate Cathleen Black ’66 to serve as chancellor of the NYC public school system.   Black will be the first woman to head the nation’s largest school system, with a $23 billion budget, 135,000 employees and more than one million students.  Black is currently chair of Hearst Magazines; she served as president of Hearst Magazines for 15 years, where she launched O: The Oprah Magazine and published some of the nation’s and world’s largest circulation magazines, including Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, and Good Housekeeping. Continue reading

Refugee Advocate Reneé Wolforth ’98 to Give Keynote at Cap and Gown Convocation

September 13, 2010 - Trinity graduate Reneé Wolforth ’98, an attorney and refugee advocate, will be the featured speaker at Cap and Gown Convocation on Saturday, September 25, at 5:00 pm in the Trinity Center.  Wolforth’s interest and dedication to serving the community began when she was a student at Trinity.  Wolforth participated in the Campus Ministry community service trip to Apopka, Florida, and served as her class president during her time at Trinity.  She majored in American studies and completed a minor in French. Continue reading

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius ’70 and Dr. Nicole Lang ’89 Give Freshmen Advice at Orientation

August 17, 2010 - Freshmen across the country are getting advice during orientation about staying healthy and fit in college, but only freshmen at Trinity Washington University heard tips from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius ’70, the nation’s highest ranking health official, who returned to her alma mater to talk about health, health care reform and lessons in leadership.  Her keynote address was preceded by remarks given by Dr. Nicole Lang ’89, who founded her own medical practice, Washington Pediatrics Associates, and is a member of the Trinity Board of Trustees. Continue reading

Sydney Cross ’10 Receives Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

June 22, 2010 - Sydney Cross, a member of the Green Class of 2010, has been selected as one of twenty recipients of the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, this highly-competitive fellowship provides both scholarship funding and internship experience for young people to pursue a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. The Rangel Fellowship provides up to $28,000 annually for tuition, room, board and a stipend for a two-year master’s degree in international affairs; each fellow is then assigned a three-year appointment as a Foreign Service Officer. Continue reading

President McGuire to Receive AAUP’s Alexander Meiklejohn Award for Academic Freedom

June 8, 2010 - Trinity President Patricia McGuire will receive the Alexander Meiklejohn Award for Academic Freedom from the American Association of University Professors on June 12 at the AAUP’s annual meeting. This is the AAUP’s most prestigious award and is given to an American college or university administrator in recognition of an outstanding contribution to academic freedom during the preceding year. President McGuire was selected for this award for her 2009 Commencement remarks at Trinity, in which she denounced the “religious vigilantism” of those who opposed President Barack Obama’s Commencement address at the University of Notre Dame, and defended the principle of academic … Continue reading

Argelia Rodriguez, President and CEO of D.C. College Access Program, to Speak at Trinity Commencement

May 3, 2010 - President McGuire announced that the 2010 Commencement speaker at Trinity Washington University will be Argelia Rodriguez, president and chief executive officer of the District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP). Continue reading

President Patricia McGuire Presented With a Ceremonial Resolution by the D.C. Council

April 20, 2010 - President Patricia McGuire was presented with a ceremonial resolution by the D.C. Council today for her exemplary leadership of Trinity for more than 20 years. The resolution was proposed by Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas and unanimously approved by the D.C. Council. Continue reading

Trinity and National Catholic Reporter to Co-sponsor “A Washington Briefing for the Nation’s Catholic Community,” May 6-7, 2010

April 6, 2010 - Trinity Washington University and the National Catholic Reporter are co-sponsoring “A Washington Briefing for the Nation’s Catholic Community,”  on Thursday and Friday, May 6 and 7, 2010. The conference will be held on Trinity’s campus with hotel accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Continue reading

President McGuire Interviewed on C-SPAN’s Nationally Broadcast “Q&A”

March 8, 2010 - President McGuire was featured on Sunday, March 7, in an hour-long interview on “Q&A,” a program that is broadcast nationally on C-SPAN. President McGuire spoke about Trinity, trends and issues in higher education, and other topics. Click here to watch the interview on the C-SPAN web site. The interview followed the publication of a major profile of President McGuire in The Washington Post Sunday Magazine on February 14. Continue reading

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