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Trinity Holds Inclusive Commencement Ceremonies

May 21, 2019

Before graduating on May 18 with 450 other undergraduates, students from Trinity’s Latina/o, Black, and LGBTQ+ communities gathered in smaller ceremonies that honor their cultures and identities.

De Colores Ceremony

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¡Salud! to Support and Service

May 20, 2019

Jennifer P. Mathews, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Trinity University, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Dr. and Mrs. Z.T. Scott Faculty Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding abilities as a teacher and mentor.

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Coleen Grissom and Margaret Atwood Discuss Life and Literature

May 10, 2019

In case you were wondering, Margaret Atwood putters around her house in fuzzy bedroom slippers.

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Trinity to Hold 2019 Spring Commencement

May 06, 2019

Trinity University will hold two commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18, conferring degrees on nearly 500 undergraduate and graduate students.

The graduate commencement ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. in Parker Chapel for 40 students receiving their master’s degrees in teaching,...

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Trinity On Tour Visits North Texas

April 23, 2019

Trinity University recently hosted Trinity on Tour for the third consecutive year, bringing together members of the Trinity community from around the country for a day of learning. With more than 80 Tigers in attendance, coming from as far as Pittsburgh, there was ample opportunity to mingle...

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Breaking from the Pack

March 22, 2019

This spring break saw 28 Trinity students travel to three different cities—El Paso, Texas; Oklahoma City, Okla.; and New Orleans, La.—as part of the University’s Tiger Breaks program, where students spend school holidays serving communities around the country.

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150 Voices Strong

February 27, 2019

More than 120 Trinity choir alumni, spanning seven decades and traveling from 22 different states, were welcomed by the University for the Alumni Choir Festival this past weekend, Feb. 22-23. Alongside 50 current choir students, the combined choir was more than 150 voices strong: a tribute to...

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Between the Pages

February 19, 2019

Trinity University Press has worked closely with the University community to create a book honoring Trinity’s 150th anniversary. Trinity University: Honoring the Past, Shaping the Future celebrates the story of Trinity’s past and its strong commitment to the future.

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Urban Legend

February 07, 2019

“Where?”

Greg Bolds ’78 was a promising political science major at Grambling State University in the 1970s when he heard his college professor recommend a master’s program at a small Texas school.

“I heard that Dr. Earl Lewis had started an urban studies program at Trinity...

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Trinity Kicks off Anniversary with Day of Service and Celebration

February 07, 2019

It started with a serious ask and ended with a big blast—this is the best way to describe Trinity’s 150th anniversary kick-off celebration, which took place on Friday, Feb. 1.

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