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Business Program Recognized by Colleges of Distinction

Trinity’s Business program has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction based on four key areas: engaged students; great teaching; vibrant communities; and successful outcomes.

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Trinity Ranked Among Top 25 of Best Colleges

Continuing a years-long tradition of excellence and recognition, Trinity Christian College has been named among the “Best Midwestern Regional Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report for 2021. Trinity was also named a “Best Value” college and a “Top Performer on Social Mobility.”

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Heeg Takes Over as Fusion 59 EIR

Since Fusion 59 opened in 2018, many people across campus and from the Chicagoland area have benefited from Trinity’s innovation and co-working space. As Haley Heeg ’20 takes over as Entrepreneur in Residence, she is looking forward to continuing and expanding on that tradition.

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HR Management Curriculum Aligns with Major Association

Trinity is pleased to announce that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Trinity’s HR Management degree now aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

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Trinity Grads Lead Illinois in CPA Exam Pass Rates and Scores

Trinity’s accounting graduates continued the College’s tradition of excelling on the certified public accounting (CPA) exam in 2019, leading the state of Illinois with both pass rates and average scores on the most recent test.

Global Business Class Designs Marketing Plan for Company

Trinity students don’t just experience the world beyond campus. Sometimes, opportunities come right to the classroom! That is the case for Dr. Mike Chitavi’s Global Business class, which spent part of the fall semester developing international business plans for Sidekik, a soccer juggling tool.

Business Program Named to Colleges of Distinction

Trinity’s Business program has been recognized as a 2019-20 “College of Distinction.” The program was honored for its exemplary commitment to engaged students; great teaching; vibrant community; and successful outcomes.

Escalante Named Trinity’s 2019 Lincoln Laureate

Accounting major Indira Escalante ’20 has been named Trinity’s Lincoln Laureate. Escalante was honored at the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Convocation Ceremony on Nov. 16 in Springfield, Ill.

Joe Velderman ‘04 Is Thriving in the World of Technology

Since graduating from Trinity with a degree in business administration, Joe has dedicated himself to furthering businesses’ missions through tech support.

Innovation Club Looks Back on Successful Year of Meetings and Events

Trinity’s Innovation Club wrapped up a busy year that included field trips to downtown Chicago to visit several incubators, including 1871.

Trinity Business Major’s Team Wins 1871 EY Diversity Challenge

Business major Mady Zula ’21 was surprised but excited when she and her team of seven students from Chicago-area colleges took first place in Ernst & Young (EY)’s Diversity Challenge at 1871.

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The Marketing Plan

Students from the Adult Business Program presented their final project: The Marketing Plan. Students formed into groups to create a marketing plan for a product or service of their choosing.

KPMG Partner Ten Pas ’98 Offers Advice to Accounting Students

Take advantage of internship opportunities and polish your communication skills. That is some of the advice that Kyle Ten Pas ’98, partner at KPMG, gave to accounting students in Assistant Professor of Accountancy Mike Chitavi’s classes during a recent videoconference.

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Escalante ’19 Participates in Wylie Internship Prep Program

Thanks to her recent participation in the prestigious Mary T. Washington Wylie Internship Preparation Program, accounting major Indira Escalante ’19 has secured an internship at Deloitte, made valuable connections, and gained a better understanding of the accounting industry.

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Trinity Students and Faculty Honored by Future Founders and 1871

Trinity was honored recently by recognition from Future Founders and 1871.

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Article by Joshua York about the Advantages of 1871 Chicago Partnership

Trinity Christian College’s partnership with 1871 Chicago offers so many benefits for our students. Here is a great article from our student Joshua York about the advantages and benefits of our partnership from his perspective.

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Business Department Blog

The business department at Trinity: Real-World Business Education to Discern, Develop, and Employ Your Gifts and Calling. Read the blog to keep up with the latest news.

Product Management Class Partners with Tuthill to Revolutionize Pump Technology

Trinity’s product management class recently partnered with Tuthill Pump Group to gather market research and interviews, design and engineer, develop a marketing launch plan, and potentially build a prototype of a “smart” pump–all in one semester.

Trinity Hosts Inaugural Chicago Innovation Tournament

Providing business solutions to social problems—that was the goal of the first Chicago Innovation Tournament, which Trinity hosted on Oct. 7, 2017.

Trinity Students Win Venture Award at U.Pitch Competition

Trinity congratulates Jordan Vande Kamp ’18 and Craig Vander Galien ’17 on winning the Venture Award at the Future Founders recent U.Pitch event.