Along the Walk

Widener Gallery
Austin Arts Center’s Widener Gallery showcases Working Through / Working Forward, an exhibit featuring the creations of several regional artists. Felice Caivano, Trinity’s fine arts curator, said the fall 2021 exhibit honored the importance of artistic practice during unprecedented times of upheaval and uncertainty. “2020 and 2021 have been historic years marked by the presence of a devastating global pandemic, national turmoil, and the environment in crisis,” Caivano said. “Many artists turned to the familiar ground of their studios to process what was happening beyond.”
Photo by Helder Mira


Latine Heritage Month

The Thomas Church Brownell Prize for Teaching Excellence

Recent Publications

Women of Color Leaders

Trinity Treasure

Volunteer Spotlight

Around Hartford



Cover illustration
WRTC, the radio station of Trinity College, celebrates 75 years.
Illustration: Shaw Nielsen

The enduring voice of Trinity College
WRTC-FM marks 75 years

Q&A with Kristen Eshleman
Trinity’s new vice president for Library and Information Technology Services

Simply out of this world
Outerspace Band has been making music for more than 50 years

‘All are welcome’
Baltimore Orioles’ Greg Bader ’97, also a lifelong fan, works to advance DEI at the ballpark

Delivering the American dream
Melissa Meza Melkonian ’03 builds on her past to make the future better for her students

Places of the heart
Significant campus upgrades made possible by devoted Trinity families and friends


Creating a network of support

Joanne Berger-Sweeney
Photo by Julie Bidwell

You could say that one gathering led to another.

A few years ago, two women of color leaders—Mariko Silver, former president of Bennington College and president and CEO of the Henry Luce Foundation, and I—were at a meeting of college presidents. We looked around the room and saw almost no other women of color. That was the moment when our idea began to take shape. We enlisted Johnnetta Betsch Cole H’98, president emerita of Spelman and Bennett Colleges, who was, at the time, a fellow at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to help us think about increasing the number of women of color presidents in academia.

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