December 7, 2005
"Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness." Philippians 2:5-7 NIV
SOCIAL WORK CELEBRATES ACCREDITATION WITH OPEN HOUSE
All Trinity alumni and friends are invited to join the social work department in the Grand Lobby of the Ozinga Chapel from 4-7 p.m. today for fellowship and refreshments. The social work department was granted initial accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in October, recognizing its outstanding
BRING A FRIEND TO CHRISTMAS TEA
Join us for Tea Around the Tree in the Ozinga Chapel Grand Lobby on Saturday, December 10 from 1-4 p.m. to enjoy Christmas fellowship with your friends, children, and grandchildren around the 15-foot poinsettia tree. The afternoon will feature Christmas treats, music of the season, face painting, cookie decorating, and Christmas story-telling. Any questions? Call Joanne Gritters at 708.239.4831 or e-mail email@example.com.
HOMECOMING 2006 CELEBRATES CLASSES OF 1966, '76, '86, AND '96
Interested in planning Homecoming? Want to make sure your friends come and celebrate with you? Help us publicize the annual alumni weekend by calling your former classmates and inviting them to join you at Trinity over Homecoming weekend, February 3-4. This year, we will honor the classes of 1966, '76, '86, and '96; we want to hear how we can make this a special weekend for you and your former classmates. If you would like to help out or simply offer an idea, please contact Travis Bandstra at 708.239.4854 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW BOOKSTORE BECOMING REALITY
Trinity has extended an offer to purchase the former
WILLIAMS URGES STUDENT BODY TRANSFORMATION
TAMELINGS NAMED ALUMNI OF THE YEAR
The alumni board announced Cal '72 and Marcy DeVries Tameling ex'73 as the 2005 Alumni of the Year. The Tamelings have remained closely connected to the College since their student days, attending and participating in events and campus activities. They will be honored at the Presidential Alumni Dinner on Friday, February 3, along with the Honorary Alumni Award recipients Dr. Daniel Diephouse, Lois Thomson, and Dick and Pixie Molenhouse. Read more about the Alumni of the Year on our Web site at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/archive/120705/.
CALLING ALL ALUMNI-WE WANT YOUR STORIES
Do you know an alum with an interesting story? The
alumni office is looking for alumni to
THANKS FROM THE TRINITY FUND OFFICE
As the calendar year comes to a close, Trinity would
like to say thank you for the many
TRINITY COURIER SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE NOW
Beginning next semester, the Trinity student newspaper,
The Courier, will be available for a semester-long
subscription. Get current campus news and sports, read student opinions on
modern day issues, and laugh with the rest of campus over the satirical
"Backpage" articles. Subscription rates for the s
Interested candidates for these positions should submit resumes to:
Human Resources Department
Trinity welcomes a response from diverse candidates. Find more information about these job openings and others online at: tcc.trnty.edu/jobopenings.
Men's Basketball BRAVES CALVIN AND
For all but one second of the game at Calvin College (MI) on November 30, the Trolls held the advantage. They blazed to a 16 point half-time lead, only to lose the game in the final seconds. With a final tick left on the clock, the Knights hit a free throw to snatch the victory away from the Trolls in a 75-74 final.
For the fourth game in a row the Trolls have faced a tough opponent, and for the fourth time have come up short. This time the loss on December 6 was to the NCAA Division III powerhouse of Hope College (MI), 79-60. The Trolls are now 3-8 for the season with three games left before the semester break.
Women's Basketball Starts December on a new note
The Trolls closed out their first month of competition
with a loss on November 29 to Indiana University-South Bend, 72-53. A slow start
to the game put the team in a hole and they never recovered. During the first
month of the season they picked up only one win. On December 1, however, the
Trolls got their first home win as they defeated Spalding University (KY),
79-66. The team charged ahead in the second period to stretch their two point
half-time lead to a 13 point victory. The Trolls also stopped the
Fall Sports Athletes Receive Recognition
With the completion of the fall sports season the majority of the post-season honors have been announced. The Trolls received recognition from both the NAIA and the NCCAA, the two national organizations of which they are members. Overall, the fall sports teams had ten players voted as all-conference, nine players named to NCCAA all-region teams, two players made all-American, and eight athletes earned scholar-athlete honors. In addition, the Trolls received high honors with conference Player of the Year recipients in men's and women's soccer, a national Player of the Year in women's soccer, and Coach of the Year awards in men's and women's soccer.
To read more about this year's athletics teams, visit
the Trolls online at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/athletics.
SAVE THE DATE
December 7 - Social Work Accreditation Open House, 4-7 p.m.
December 10 - Tea Around the Tree, 1-4 p.m.
December 17 - Commencement
February 3-4 - Homecoming
For more information on any of these upcoming events, please see our Web site at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/
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