January 2011 Volume 19, Issue 8



Hello from the Alumni Office! 

Trinity University will honor two outstanding graduates Friday, Jan. 28, with a campus dinner and reception. Kenneth Smith ’65, the former head of Sandy Spring Friends School, will receive the Spirit of Trinity Award, and Stephen Butt ’77, senior vice president of the H-E-B grocery company’s Central Market specialty stores, will be honored as Trinity’s Distinguished Alumnus. more>>>

Wishing you peace, happiness, and a prosperity in the New Year!

Profiles

Trinity in the News

University to Honor Outstanding Alumni 
Trinity University will honor two outstanding graduates Friday, Jan. 28, with a campus dinner and reception. Kenneth Smith ’65, former head of school at Sandy Spring Friends School, will receive the Spirit of Trinity Award, and Stephen Butt ’77, senior vice president of the H-E-B grocery company’s Central Market specialty stores, will be honored as Trinity’s Distinguished Alumnus. more>>>

Cultural Anthropologist Marc Lamont Hill to Present Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture
Trinity University will honor the late Martin Luther King Jr. with a public lecture and participation in a San Antonio march commemorating the slain civil rights leader. more>>>

Music Professor Carolyn True to Give Inaugural Performance on New Steinway Concert Grand Piano
The music department was able to purchase the new concert grand piano with funds from the estate of Carol L. Conner ’68, ’71.  Conner received a bachelor’s and master’s in music from Trinity. more>>>

University’s Food For Thought Luncheon 2011 Lecture Series Announced
Shari Albright, Norine R. Murchison Distinguished Professor of Practice and chair of the department of education, will discuss, “Global Lives, Global Futures: Preparing 21st Century Learners,” as the first speaker of Trinity University Alumni Association’s 2011 Food for Thought luncheon. more>>>

Washington Insider to Deliver Distinguished Lecture at Trinity University
Peter R. Orszag, who served both in Presidents Bush and Obama's administrations, will present the Spring 2011 Trinity University Distinguished Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in Laurie Auditorium. more>>>

Focus on Faculty/Staff

Angela Breidenstein finds joy in preparing the next generation of educators
A funny thing happened to Angela Breidenstein on her way to law school. Like many Trinity University undergraduates, she got involved with a student volunteer group that took her off campus. While working with two troubled middle school students, she knew she’d found a passion that would lead her into education.  more>>>

Points of Pride

University Community Lace Up Their Running Shoes for Marathon
After months and miles of preparation and training, 100 Trinity University students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends joined more than 27,000 participants for the third annual San Antonio Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in mid-November. more>>>


 

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Lisa (Stach) Wald '84 was awarded a U.S. Department of the Interior Superior Service Award for her contributions to and management of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program website for the last decade.
Mary Gleason
'70,'76 and her daughter will be joining a Rotary International clean water project in mid-January, 2011, to bring clean water filtration systems to villages in Honduras.


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San Antonio
Jan 13: First 2011 Food for Thought Luncheon-lecture by Shari Albright ’83, ’86, Ph.D., Norine R. Murchison Distinguished Professor of Practice, Chair, Department of Education

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for following receptions introducing President Dennis A. Ahlburg to alumni, parents, and friends in the area.

February 1: Kansas City
February 16: Tulsa
March 1: Seattle
March 3: San Francisco
March 22:Oklahoma City
April 5: St. Louis
April 14: Austin
May 24: Boston

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