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 Launches Master of Public Health Degree

- Trinity Washington University is launching a new master of public health degree through its School of Nursing and Health Professions that will begin with the fall 2019 semester. “I am very pleased to announce the new Master of Public Health degree, said President Pat McGuire. “As Trinity’s strength has grown in the health professions disciplines, we have received inquiries from more and more students about a public health degree that can prepare our students for careers in a wide variety of public, nonprofit and private organizations that focus on health issues. This degree is an excellent graduate school choice for students …
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Trinity’s Counseling Programs Receive CACREP Accreditation

- Trinity’s master’s degree programs in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling have both received accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP). “This is a very important step forward for these programs that prepare professional counselors for a wide range of settings,” said President Pat McGuire. “This is the first CACREP accreditation for these programs and truly a significant achievement. Many employers today require their counselors to be graduates of CACREP approved schools, so this accreditation will open even more career pathways for our counseling graduates.” Trinity’s established program in counseling offers two graduate degrees through …
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Trinity Launches New Global Leadership Initiative

- President Patricia McGuire announced the launch of the Trinity Global Leadership Initiative, a major new signature program at Trinity Washington University to emphasize global issues throughout the curriculum. “Thanks to a generous $250,000 grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, I am very pleased to establish this interdisciplinary, multi-faceted program that will benefit our students in so many ways,” said President McGuire. “Trinity students are citizens of the world, hailing from a remarkable range of nations, speaking dozens of languages and sharing an amazing mosaic of cultures. Our goal is to ensure that they have the values and perspectives, knowledge and …
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Trinity’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program Receives Full Approval from D.C. Board of Nursing

- Trinity Washington University is pleased to announce that the baccalaureate nursing program received full approval from the District of Columbia Board of Nursing in December 2018. The D.C. Board of Nursing granted full approval to the nursing program as a result of Trinity’s achievement of a first-time NCLEX pass rate of 82.6%, above the required threshold of 80%. “This is excellent news for Trinity and especially for our baccalaureate nursing program,” said President Patricia McGuire. “Congratulations to Dr. Denise Pope, Associate Dean of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer, to the dedicated nursing faculty, and to Dr. Mary Romanello, Dean of …
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Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House and Trinity Graduate, Featured in MSNBC Town Hall, Taped at Trinity, Hosted by Joy Reid

- Watch the entire program online, any time – click here! “The Speaker: Nancy Pelosi”, a special MSNBC Town Hall hosted by Joy Reid, was filmed on Trinity’s campus before a live audience of Trinity students, graduates, faculty and staff. The Town Hall was taped on Friday, January 4, 2019, in the morning, and broadcast that same evening. The MSNBC Town Hall was Trinity graduate Nancy Pelosi’s first major television interview after being sworn in as Speaker of the House on Thursday, January 3, 2019. She immediately made headlines in her interview: Read more.  See Trinity’s own spectacular photo gallery of the …
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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 Welcomes Dreamers, Encourages New Students to Apply for TheDream.US Scholarship by January 31 and February 28, 2019, Deadlines

- Trinity Washington University proudly welcomes Dreamers, and encourages eligible students to apply to TheDream.US Scholarship program by the January 31 and February 28, 2019, deadlines. TheDream.US provides college scholarships to highly motivated Dreamers who seek a college education but cannot afford it; applicants must be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval. TheDream.US requires scholarship recipients to attend one of its partner institutions, and Trinity is the only partner university in Washington, D.C. TheDream.US offers two scholarships. The National Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates (deadline: February 28, 2019). The Opportunity …
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TIME Magazine Cover Features Nancy Pelosi ‘62, Trinity Graduate and Democratic Leader

- TIME magazine, for the first time ever, features a Trinity graduate on its cover: Nancy D’Alesandro Pelosi, Class of 1962, Democratic Leader in the House of Representatives and the first (and only) woman to be elected Speaker of the House – the third highest elected office in the U.S. Read the TIME magazine cover story.  In its feature profile, TIME notes: “Pelosi is one of the most consequential political figures of her generation.” In a message to the Trinity community, President Pat McGuire wrote: “Whatever your political point of view, the Trinity family can take rightful pride in Leader Pelosi’s …
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Trinity Remembers Robert F. Kennedy: 1963 Commencement Speaker

- “No bullying can masquerade as leadership, no pettiness can pose as importance.” Trinity College Commencement Address by The Honorable Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General, June 2, 1963 As we mourn the tragic assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy in June 1968, Trinity remembers that he inspired new graduates when, on June 2, 1963, as the U.S. Attorney General, he gave the Commencement speech to the Class of 1963. Just over five months later, his brother, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated. Then-Senator John F. Kennedy gave the Commencement address at Trinity in 1958 (read his speech and watch video …
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