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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Donald Graham to Speak at Trinity Commencement, Saturday, May 19, 2018

- Former Chairman and Publisher of The Washington Post and Founder of TheDream.US Scholarship Fund Will Receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters Trinity Washington University will present an honorary doctor of letters to Donald Graham at Commencement on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in recognition of his lifetime of achievement, his commitment to making higher education accessible to thousands of students, and for his advocacy of Dreamers and D.C. students. Graham, the former chairman and publisher of The Washington Post and the founder of TheDream.US Scholarship Fund, will be the featured speaker at Trinity’s 115th Commencement. The ceremony begins at 11:00 am …
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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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President McGuire Honored by Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

- Presidents’ Distinguished Service Award Presented to Patricia McGuire   Trinity Washington University President Patricia McGuire was honored by the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities for service of exceptional quality to Catholic higher education. She was presented with the Presidents’ Distinguished Service Award and was recognized for her commitment to promoting Catholic education through public advocacy, to supporting women’s colleges, and to educating the next generation of students. She received the award at ACCU’s annual meeting on February 3, 2018, in Washington, D.C.. The award was presented to her by Michael Galligan-Stierle, President and CEO of ACCU, and Thomas Foley, President of …
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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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