"To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles
the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
We proclaim him, admonishing and
teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ." Colossians
STUDENTS TO PERFORM THE MISER
Come check out this year's spring theater production, The
Miser, by Molière, April
27-29 and May 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room. Originally performed in
1668 and adapted many times since, the play portrays an elderly miser, Harpagon,
whose single-minded goal is to obtain and horde wealth. His paranoid encounters
with others become amusingly exaggerated over the course of the play. For
tickets or other information, please call the College bookstore at
TO PALOS, WITH LOVE
All alumni and friends are invited to join with
students, faculty, and staff members for Trinity's annual day of community
service, lovePalos, on Saturday, April 29. Participants should attend the kick-off
lunch in the parking lot outside of West Hall (along Cheyenne Drive) from 11:30
a.m.-1 p.m. where they can sign up for volunteer activities. For more
information or questions, contact Bryan Carrier, assistant dean of students, at
708.239.4705 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian artists Shane&Shane, Bethany Dillon, and
Aaron Shust will perform at Trinity Christian College on Saturday, April 29, at 7 p.m. Tickets prices are $15 in advance, $18 on the day of the
show, and $13 for students and groups of 10 or more. For tickets or other
information, call 866.821.5151 or visit www.echoministries.net.
MULDER TO PERFORM IN OZINGA
Organist Marilyn Mulder will perform works by J. S.
Bach, César Franck, Max Reger, J. J. Van den Berg, in addition to leading the
audience in the singing of Psalm tunes and hymns Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. in the Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College. Mrs. Mulder will be joined by Dr.
Ken Austin, trumpet. All are welcome; free
"NATIONAL" EXCITEMENT FOR ANNUAL ALUMNI GOLF
Take out your clubs and start swinging-the annual alumni
golf outing will be held on Saturday, June 3 at George Dunne National in
Oak Forest, Illinois. We'll begin with a shot-gun start at
2 p.m. with dinner to follow. The sign-up deadline is May 26 so sign up online
today at http://tcc.trnty.edu/alumni/golf/.
For any additional information, contact Travis Bandstra at 708.239.4854 or email@example.com .
TRINITY BUSINESS NETWORK GALVANIZES LOCAL LEADERS AND
Students, staffers, and business leaders examined the
challenges of business as a calling with the Trinity Business Network (TBN) held
in the Grand Lobby of the Ozinga Chapel, Thursday, April 20. To read more, see our Web site at http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/archive/042106/tbn.html
GRANDPARENTS' DAY UNITES FAMILY
Grandparents' Day brought joyful reunions for both young
and old, Wednesday, April 19, on the
Trinity campus. Several dozen students invited their grandparents to the College
for fellowship, a special service in the Ozinga Chapel, and lunch in the Ozinga
Chapel Grand Lobby and Van Namen Recital Hall. See photos on our Web site at http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/archive/041906/gp.html
KARATE CHOPS AND T-SHIRT
Karate shouts could be heard from Trinity Christian College's gym earlier this month, but they
were not from a newly added athletic program. The demonstration was held by a local karate
school for the Palos Heights Business Expo, held April 8. The Expo brought local businesses together so
that those in the community had the opportunity to learn about them in an easy
and accessible way. Check our Web site at http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/archive/041006/kick.html
for photos and more information.
SCHEMPER '97 BRINGS MOVIE PREMIER TO CHICAGO
Alumnus Kurt Schemper '97 and his partners at Sodium
Entertainment produced the feature
documentary, Last Dispatch, and
are bringing it to the Park West Theater for a Chicago premier on Friday, April 28, 2006 at 8 p.m. The film chronicles the last
days of Dispatch, quite possibly the biggest band that never signed with a
record label. In a time of upheaval in the music industry, their do-it-yourself
style started a grassroots fan phenomenon that is changing the way indie bands
(and record labels) do business. The band's final concert, "The Last Dispatch"
drew 110,000 fans from every U.S. state and 20 foreign countries for one last
free show in Boston in July of 2004. See www.dispatchmovie.com for more
information or www.ticketmaster.com
to purchase tickets.
NOMINATIONS FOR ALUMNI BOARD OF
The alumni office is currently taking nominations for
next year's alumni board of directors. The alumni board consists of 15-18
Trinity graduates who come to campus two times each year for meetings and assist
the alumni office in serving the alumni of Trinity Christian College. For a photo and a list of current
alumni board members, see our Web site at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/alumni/board.html.
If you would like to nominate a fellow alum for this task, or would be
interested in the position yourself, contact Travis Bandstra at firstname.lastname@example.org or 708.239.4854.
TIME FOR SUMMER CAMPS
College will offer a variety of creative and
athletics camps this summer. Children (grades 3-12) can learn how to create
practical art, sharpen their acting
skills, or improve athletic
abilities. Adults can expand their horizons by attending one of Trinity's summer
courses, from nutrition and weight management, to exploring Christian traditions
or the field of special education as a potential career. For more information or
to register, call 708.597.3000.
College anticipates an opening for a full-time
admissions counselor to participate in all aspects of the student recruitment
process. Responsibilities include
effective communication of the mission of the college to prospective students, parents, counselors, pastors,
and others. Requires travel off campus to schools, college fairs, churches, and
other organizations. Candidates must possess the ability to work closely with
the financial aid office and convey accurate information and counseling
concerning all aspects of the financial aid process. Experience is not necessary; however, a
bachelor's degree from a four year college or university is
College seeks a staff writer to work as part of
the College's Marketing and Communications team. The staff writer is responsible
for writing copy for news releases, feature-length magazine articles, quarterly
newsletters, the web, and other publications. The staff writer is also
responsible for public relations planning and media relations.
College is seeking a part-time Development
Coordinator (approximately 28 hours
per week) to provide planning and
coordination of special events, series, and publications. Responsibilities
include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Work with the Vice President
for Development and the Director of Alumni Relations, plan and implement events,
both the annual type of events (e.g. Scholarship Dinner, Homecoming,
Jubilation!) and special alumni and campaign events; 2. Work with the Trinity
Business Network (TBN) advisory board, plan, implement, and evaluate TBN events
and activities, facilitate and coordinate all TBN communication; serve as the
budget officer for the TBN; 3. Work with the Senior Academy for Learning at
Trinity (SALT) advisory board, plan, implement, and evaluate SALT event and
activities; serve as the budget officer for the SALT; 4. Work with the Vice
President for Development and the Marketing unit of the College, lead the
development of brochures, campaign materials, sections of the President's Report
and the Trinity magazine, and other communicative means to be used for
Trinity welcomes a response from diverse candidates.
Find more information about these job openings and others online at tcc.trnty.edu/jobopenings
Track and Field Competes at
The track and field teams keep pushing forward as they
near the end of their season. In a meet at Benedictine University (IL) last
weekend, three of the members of the women's team achieved qualifying standards
for the NCCAA national meet and a couple of the men ran personal bests.
Baseball picks up two weekend
After a rough week of losing four games against
conference opponents, the baseball team was hoping to put some in the win column
over the weekend. The conference doubleheader at Purdue University-North Central
(IN) on Friday ended with a split result as the Trolls lost game one, 11-10, and
then came back to record a 6-0 shut out in the second game. They then
faced another baseball doubleheader on Saturday when the Trolls hosted Calumet
College of St. Joseph (IN). They lost 9-4 in the late innings of the first game,
but came back to take game two, 7-2. The Trolls are now 13-22 for the season and
6-12 in the conference.
Softball Finishes Third in
NCCAA Regionals but denied play in CCAC tourney
Despite an upset victory in the first round the place,
the softball team finished third place in the NCCAA North Central Region
Tournament over the weekend. The Trolls were the No. 3 seed coming into the
four-team double elimination tournament. In their first game they upset No. 2
Bethel College (IN), 9-8, and then fell, 6-1, to top seeded Olivet Nazarene
University (IL). On the second day of competition the Trolls' tournament run
ended with a 9-7 loss to Greenville College (IL). The Trolls, who were just on
the outside of the conference standings that will get them to the CCAC
tournament, needed a couple of wins on Monday to help their cause. It did not
happen as they hosted the University of St.
Francis in a doubleheader and lost 3-1 and 9-1. The
team is now 16-29 for the season and 7-9 in the conference.
To read more about this year's athletics teams, visit
the Trolls online at tcc.trnty.edu/athletics
May 4-6 - Spring Theatre-The Miser, 7:30 p.m., tickets
April 29 -
April 29 -
Shane&Shane in concert
April 30 -
Marilyn Mulder in concert
June 3 - Alumni Golf Outing, 2 p.m. shotgun, George
Dunne National Golf Course
July 7 - Trinity Night at Brewers/Cubs game, Milwaukee, WI; 4:30 p.m. tailgate, 7:05 p.m.
For more information on upcoming events, please see
our Web site at: tcc.trnty.edu/new
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