President Patricia McGuire presented D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee with a “Trinity Washington Woman of Genius” award at Cap and Gown Convocation on Saturday, September 29, 2007. This is the text of the citation that President McGuire read in honor of Chancellor Rhee.
Listen to Chancellor Rhee’s remarks: [audio:http://www.trinitydc.edu/audio/rhee.mp3] More than 400 Trinity seniors, faculty, alumnae and guests gathered for Cap and Gown Convocation, which featured keynote remarks by D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. “Do not let anyone dampen your enthusiasm and tell you something cannot happen,” she advised members of the senior class of 2007.
Trinity President Patricia McGuire was named one of the “150 Most Powerful People in Washington” by the Washingtonian magazine. The October 2007 cover story, “Power 150: People Who Make Things Happen,” names the most influential people in the arts, business, education, sports, real estate and more.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee will be the keynote speaker at Trinity’s Cap and Gown Convocation on Saturday, September 29. The ceremony will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the Trinity Center for Women and Girls in Sports.
Trinity students are invited to submit a photo-essay in collaboration with the 2007 Sower’s Seed program, which will be held on Friday, September 28, at 7:00 p.m. in Notre Dame Chapel. The theme for the contest is rooted in the mission of the Sower’s Seed program and is inspired by this year’s speaker, freelance journalist...
Trinity graduate and Emmy-nominated foreign correspondent Amy Costello ’92 will present the third annual Sower’s Seed lecture on Friday, September 28, at 7:00 p.m. in Notre Dame Chapel. She will reflect on how she has used her professional journalism career to shine a light on people’s struggles for peace, justice, health, food and shelter around...
Two Trinity graduates were named to Forbes magazine’s list of the “Worlds’ 100 most powerful Women”: Speaker of the House Nancy D’Alesandro Pelosi ’62 and Hearst Magazines publisher Cathleen Black ’66.
President Patricia McGuire announced the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Child, associate professor of English, as the interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.