September 12, 2006
"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified." Romans 8:28-30 NIV
FALL ALUMNI WEEKEND PLANNED FOR SEPTEMBER 29-30
It's time for the
The action begins on Saturday, September 30, so plan on coming to campus for alumni athletics games in four different sports and a free "Troll-gating" lunch barbecue. Everyone is invited; bring your family and friends to come out and cheer on the Trolls. See our Web site at tcc.trnty.edu/alumni/events/upcoming.html for the entire schedule.
Check out these games: alumni baseball game, Trinity baseball field: 10 a.m.; alumni softball game, Trinity softball field: 10 a.m.; Varsity women's soccer vs. Northland Baptist (WI), stadium field: 12 p.m.; FREE "Troll-gating" barbecue, outside the stadium field: 12-2:30 p.m.; Men's soccer vs. Northland Baptist (WI), stadium field: 2 p.m.; Junior varsity women vs. alumni women's soccer game, Cheyenne field: 2:30 p.m.; alumni men's soccer game, Cheyenne field: 4:30 p.m.; alumni volleyball game, Mitchell Memorial Gymnasium: 5:30 p.m.; Volleyball vs. Concordia University (OR), Mitchell Memorial Gymnasium: 7 p.m.
TRINITY BUSINESS NETWORK GEARS UP FOR NEXT EVENT
Is there a conflict between God and profit? Where should Christian business leaders weigh in on the issue? You are invited to search for answers to those questions at the next Trinity Business Network (TBN) event at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 3, in the Ozinga Chapel Grand Lobby. Bill Pollard, former CEO of Wheaton, Illinois-based ServiceMaster Corporation, will talk about his new book, "Serving Two Masters? Reflections on God and Profit." Get more information on our Web site at http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/archive/083106/index.html.
TRINITY TAKES ON CALVIN AT THE UNITED CENTER
Wear your Trinity blue when Trinity's men's basketball
In between the Trinity game and the Bulls game, come
join Trinity staff for dinner at Moretti's Ristorante and Pizzeria (1645 W.
48TH ANNUAL CONVOCATION COMMENCES SCHOOL YEAR
President Steven Timmermans urged students to adopt the heart of a servant during his convocation address on Friday, September 1, in the Ozinga Chapel auditorium. "In this world, broken and estranged from the Creator, we should live steadfastly as displaced persons," Timmermans said. Read more and see photos on our Web site at http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/archive/090106/convocation.html.
TRINITY RANKED AMONG
U.S.News & World Report ranked
HOME AWAY FROM HOME
Trinity is now home away from home for 350 freshmen and
transfer students who started moving into residence halls on Friday, August 25,
for the first semester of school. The College did its best to warmly welcome the
newcomers. Andrew VantLand '10 of
ALUMNI BOARD TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL AWARDS
Do you know a Trinity alum who is really making a
difference in the world? The alumni board wants your input for the 2006
Alumnus/a of the Year. Nominees should be making or have made significant
contributions to their fields of endeavors (which may benefit other Trinity
alumni); be recognized by their associates for outstanding achievements; and
manifest a Christian commitment that reflects honor on
Is there a Trinity faculty or staff member who has influenced your life? In addition to this award, the board also annually recognizes three current and former faculty and staff members who have made an impact on Trinity alumni with the Honorary Alumni Award. In the past, the alumni board has nominated the award recipients, but this year they are requesting nominations from the alumni association.
Nominations for both awards should be submitted before Friday, October 20. Forward the names and reasons why you believe your nominees meet the criteria to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Interested candidates should submit a resume and
expression of faith statement to: Human Resources Department,
Trinity welcomes a response from diverse candidates.
Find more information about this job opening and others online at tcc.trnty.edu/jobopenings.
Women's Soccer MAINTAINS Perfect Record
After defeating Viterbo University (WI) 2-1 in their
first road trip of the season on September 2, the women's soccer team traveled
Men's Soccer Suffers First Losses of the Season
While the men's soccer team looked strong against Viterbo University (WI) on September 2, the team's perfect 4-0 record came to an end this past weekend in a tournament at Marian College (IN). On Friday the Trolls first loss of the season was handed to them by Urbana University (OH) in a 5-1 game. The team faced Marian on Saturday and the game went in to the double overtime period before the Trolls lost 3-2. The team is now 4-2 for the season.
Cross Country Opens Season
The Trolls were led by newcomers to the program in their first meet of the 2006 cross country season on September 1. In the Elmhurst Earlybird Invitational sophomore transfer Andrew Jellema finished in the top 20 for the men's team with a time of 16:32.20 in the 5K race. Freshman Jennifer TenKate was the led Trinity female runner at 13:29.00 (65th place) in the 3200 meter event.
Volleyball Takes One of Four Matches in Tourney
After losing their first home game on September 5
against the University of St. Francis (IL), the womens' volleyball team traveled
To read more about this year's athletics teams, visit the Trolls online at tcc.trnty.edu/athletics
SAVE THE DATE
September 29-30 - Fall alumni weekend
October 3 - Trinity Business Network event with Bill Pollard, 8 a.m.
October 6 - Jubilation!
October 26 - American Boychoir in concert, 7:30 p.m.
October 27-29 - Family weekend
December 2 - Christmastide
December 15 - Trinity v. Calvin basketball game at the
February 2-3 - Homecoming 2007
For more information on upcoming events, please see our Web site at: tcc.trnty.edu/new.
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