October 4, 2005
"Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips." Proverbs 27:1-2 NIV
Faith Engaged COMES to campus October 5
The Church in Today's World, a mini-conference for pastors, staff,
ministry leaders, laypersons, and the Trinity community, is this Wednesday,
October 5, in the Ozinga Chapel. Topical discussions will be offered from 3:30
p.m. through 5:45 p.m. followed by dinner. At 7:30 p.m. Dr. Richard Mouw,
TRINITY FAMILY INVITED TO SPEND THE WEEKEND
Parents, grandparents, and friends of the College are invited to campus for the second annual Family Weekend, October 28-30. The event encompasses not only those who have a son, daughter, or grandchild at Trinity, but also the extended Trinity family. Among the festivities: choral and instrumental concerts, exhibiting artist reception, pancake breakfast sponsored by the alumni office, athletics events, activities to downtown Chicago, and a bonfire in President Timmermans' backyard. The annual association meeting also will be held on Friday, October 28, at 7 p.m.
TRINITY ATHLETICS CLUB BRINGS FORMER NBA PLAYER BOBBY
JONES TO CAMPUS
The Trinity Athletics Clubs (TAC) will welcome to campus former NBA great Bobby Jones for a luncheon on Saturday, October 29. Jones will share his faith and talk about what he is doing today to impact the lives of youth in
QUIET IN THE LAND TAKES THE STAGE THIS FALL
Anne Chislett's 1983 play Quiet in the Land is a lovely and moving
play about a small Amish farming community near
TRINITY HOSTS DAVID CROWDER
Tickets still remain for "A Collision Tour" featuring the David Crowder Band, Shane and Shane, and the Robbie Seay Band at the Ozinga Chapel on Friday, November 11, at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $19.50 each and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at www.itickets.com and www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800.965.9324.
FRESHMEN RECORD LIFE AS A TROLL
If you've forgotten what life was like as a college student, or you would like to relive those days, check out the student journals online. Two Trinity freshmen, Caitlin Fillmore and Bob Nienhuis, will give us a peek into their lives by submitting periodic updates on the Web site. Read about their experiences at http://tcc.trnty.edu/studentlife/journals/
BANDS PLAY TO SEND MESSAGE OF HOPE
Those who walked into the Ozinga Chapel September 17
heard a different type of
TRINITY HOSTS VISITORS FROM EIGHT STATES
More than 165
Beginning this fall,
TRINITY MUSIC FACULTY DISPLAY TALENTS
How better to get to know the musical talents of
ALUMNI BOARD TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR ALUMNI AWARDS
The alumni board soon will select award recipients for the Alumnus/a of the Year and the Honorary Alumni Award and needs your suggestions.
Alumnus/a of the Year 2006
Do you know a Trinity alum who is really making a
difference in the world? This award recipient is chosen by looking at the
following criteria: has made a significant contribution to his/her fields of
endeavor ("significant contribution" could be outstanding contributions for the
benefit of Trinity alumni); has been recognized by his/her associates for
outstanding achievements; and manifests a Christian commitment that reflects
Honorary Alumni Award 2006
Did you have a favorite professor or staff member from your time at Trinity? Would you like to see this person recognized for his or her dedication and love for Trinity students? The alumni board will select up to three award recipients who may have been or currently is a staff or faculty member, or someone who has supported the College and made a difference in the lives of students. This person cannot be a Trinity alum and must exhibit the following criteria: stands out as an asset in their field; is a Christian role model for students, nurturing faith and facilitating spiritual growth; is concerned with the welfare of the students, eager to help them learn and grow; and has a continuing influence on former students.
Nominations should be received before Friday, October 21. If you would like to submit a nomination to the alumni board, please forward the name and reasons why you feel this person fits the criteria to Travis Bandstra at firstname.lastname@example.org . Find a list of past award recipients on our Web site at http://tcc.trnty.edu/alumni/aoy/index.html and http://tcc.trnty.edu/alumni/honorary/index.html.
PHONATHON CALLERS TAKE THEIR SEATS
If you haven't gotten a phone call from this year's
Phonathon, you will soon. Student callers started contacting alumni and friends
of the College on Wednesday, September 7, and donations committed to the Trinity
Fund already total over $25,000. Please
SOCCER TEAMS IN THE RATINGS
The success of the Trinity Christian College women's and men's soccer teams is getting noticed as the teams received recognition in the ratings at the end of September. Both of the teams placed in the top five of the NAIA Region VII rankings and made the top 10 of the NCCAA national rankings.
WOMEN'S SOCCER PUSHES ROBERT MORRIS TO OVERTIME
The women's soccer team did all they could last Saturday to upset Robert Morris College, the defending conference champions and the 12th ranked team in the nation. The Trolls matched the Eagles goal for goal during regulation play. They worked through a first 10 minute overtime period before losing 3-2 in the second overtime. The Trolls are now 9-2-1 overall and 1-2 in the conference.
MEN'S SOCCER MARKS WIN AND
After scoring a win during a conference game at
CROSS COUNTRY COMPETES AT LOYOLA LAKEFRONT
The cross country runners joined hundreds of other runners in the 33rd Annual Sean Early Loyola Lakefront Invitational last Saturday. The Trolls competed in the maroon division that consisted of 310 runners for the women and 254 runners for the men. Individually five of the eight Trolls recorded their best times of the season. Carrie Flowers was the top Trinity finisher in the 5K women's race in 127th place with a time of 21:22.0 and Rich Visser finished in 75th place at 28:06.0 in the 8K men's event.
VOLLEYBALL STRUGGLES AGAINST TRINITY INTERNATIONAL
For the third time this season the Trolls faced the Trojans of Trinity International University and for the third time this season they lost. This match on September 27 was an important one as it was a part of the conference schedule. The Trolls struggled from the beginning and failed to take control of any of the match's three games. As a result they lost, 21-30, 15-30, 17-30, and dropped to 6-16 overall and 2-2 in the conference.
To read more about this year's athletics teams, visit the Trolls online at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/athletics
SAVE THE DATE
October 5 - Faith Engaged
October 6 - Art gallery opening and lecture by artist Edgar Boeve, 6 p.m.
October 7-8 - Francese de Paula SOLER recital, 2:30 p.m. (Friday), 7:30 p.m. (Saturday)
October 22 - Southwest Symphony Concert, 8 p.m.
October 23 - Multicultural concert, 2 p.m.
October 25 - John Suk-President's Tour Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m.
October 28-30 - Family Weekend
October 28 - Band concert, 7:30 p.m.
October 28 - Midnight madness alumni basketball games, 10 p.m.
October 29 - Alumni pancake breakfast, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
October 29 - Trinity Athletics Club (TAC) luncheon, 12 p.m.
October 29 - Chamber Music Concert, 1:30 p.m.
October 30 - Choral concert, 3:30 p.m.
November 7 - Dr. Herma Williams-Diversity Lecture Series, 10 a.m.
November 10-12, 17-19 - Fall Theatre Production - "- "Quiet In the Land"," 7:30 p.m.
November 11 - David Crowder Band in concert, 8 p.m.
For more information on any of these upcoming events, please see our Web site at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/
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