Barbara Lettiere, Immaculata University President, to Speak and Be Honored at Trinity’s 2018 Winter Graduation

January 2, 2018 - Immaculata University President Barbara Lettiere will be the keynote speaker and honoree at Trinity Washington University’s Winter Graduation on Friday, January 5, 2018. Lettiere, who served as Trinity’s chief financial officer for 15 years and was recently inaugurated as Immaculata’s 10th president, will receive an honorary doctor of letters in gratitude for her contributions to Trinity’s success, and in recognition of her leadership for Immaculata and her outstanding example of leadership in corporate life. More than 200 August and December Trinity graduates will receive undergraduate and graduate degrees at the ceremony, which will be held in the Trinity Center for … Continue reading


Trinity Nursing Programs Receive Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education – CCNE – Accreditation

December 19, 2017 - The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) approved accreditation for Trinity Washington University’s nursing programs: Trinity’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, up for its first accreditation, was granted CCNE accreditation for three years, and may be approved for up to five years after submission of an interim report in 2018. Trinity’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program received CCNE accreditation approval for the next ten years, extending its current accreditation through 2027. Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 6:00 pm: Attend an information session and learn more about Trinity’s nursing degrees. RSVP today – or just visit Trinity’s campus on … Continue reading


CNN Interview with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ’62 Filmed on Trinity’s Campus

October 12, 2017 - 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 … Continue reading


Trinity Graduate Michael Thomasian ’02 Named Principal of the Year by Archdiocese of Washington

September 29, 2017 - Michael Thomasian, who earned his master of arts in teaching from Trinity Washington University’s School of Education in 2002, was named the Archdiocese of Washington’s Principal of the Year. He is the principal of St. Anthony’s in Brookland in Washington, D.C. In a feature article in the Catholic Standard, Marguerite Conley, the executive director of the Consortium of Catholic Academies, said that the honor is “so well deserved because he is an amazing educator. His educational style ‘is truly Catholic’; it is in his bones, in his marrow; it is authentic. He doesn’t separate the spiritual from the academic at … Continue reading


Trinity Washington University Receives $1 Million Grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute to Support Women of Color in Science

August 28, 2017 - NOTE: Trinity announced this exciting news in early summer, and some of you may have missed it. With the start of the fall semester, Trinity is very pleased to share this big news with new and returning students! What a fantastic way to start the new academic year! Trinity One of Just 24 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Selected for First Round of Institute’s New Inclusive Excellence Initiative June 7, 2017… The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the largest private, nonprofit supporter of science education in the United States, selected Trinity Washington University to receive a $1 million grant to increase the … Continue reading


Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Honor President McGuire as a “Companion in Mission”

April 26, 2017 - On Founders Day, April 26, 2017, marking the 120th year since the founding of Trinity, a special ceremony was held in the historic Main Hall to celebrate the return of a beautiful portrait of Sr. Julia McGoarty, SNDdeN, the foundress of Trinity, which was recently restored thanks the the generosity of the Ohio Province. At this ceremony, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur honored Trinity President Pat McGuire as a “Companion in Mission,” a faithful companion in the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, who recognized her for her leadership of Trinity and for living the values … Continue reading


D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to Speak at Trinity Commencement, Saturday, May 20, 2017

April 12, 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 … Continue reading


Tim Shriver, chair of Special Olympics, addresses Trinity

February 16, 2017 - 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 disabilities. … Continue reading


Tim Shriver, chair of Special Olympics, Speaking at Trinity, Tuesday, February 14, 10:30am

February 9, 2017 - 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 … Continue reading


Gina Adams, Senior Vice President, FedEx Corporation, Was Honored and Spoke at Trinity’s 2017 Winter Graduation

January 13, 2017 - 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 … Continue reading



For more information contact Ann Pauley, Media Relations Trinity, 125 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017
pauleya@trinitydc.edu, (202) 884-9725.