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U.S. News Names Trinity a Top 20 School

The life-changing value of a Trinity education has once again been recognized by U.S. New and World Report, which named Trinity to several of its “best” lists for 2022, including among the Top 20 Regional Colleges Midwest and #15 for social mobility.

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Mattson Publishes Book on Spiritual Capital

The question of what role spiritual capital plays at organizations raises a whole host of other issues, many of them complicated. It’s a topic that Professor of Communication Arts Craig Mattson, Ph.D., delves into in his most recent book, “Why Spiritual Capital Matters.”

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Alumni Success Story: Emma (Darcy) Schneider ‘19

After graduating from Trinity, Emma (Darcy) Schneider ’19 spent a year teaching English at the high-school level. But she missed theater and decided to earn a graduate degree from the University of Chicago in Theater & Performance Studies while serving as theater program coordinator at Trinity.

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Alumni Success Story: Taylor Boice ’15

When Taylor Boice ‘15 was recently named to Fortune magazine’s “Five Star Wealth Managers under 40,” he was surprised and honored. And he credits his time at Trinity, where he double majored in communication arts and finance, for helping to pave the way for his professional career success.

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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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Mattson Discusses Spiritual Capital on Podcast Series

Today, organizational leaders everywhere have to think like social entrepreneurs, says Professor of Communication Arts Craig Mattson, Ph.D. That is a premise he is exploring in a book he is currently writing, as well as a podcast series called “Spiritual Capital” he launched earlier this year.

Sebestyen Presents at National Theatre Conference

At the 2019 Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s (ATHE) annual conference in Orlando, Dr. John Sebestyen, associate professor of communication arts and director of theatre, took part in two sessions.

Olivia Winkowitsch ‘17 Finds Success in Los Angeles

In the sprawling city of Los Angeles, you will find Olivia Winkowitsch ‘17 fulfilling her dream of working in the film industry. Olivia’s passion to grow in her career is met with her experience and ambition to do well, and Trinity played an important role in getting her to where she is today.

Trinity Students Attend Kennedy Center Theatre Festival

Fourteen Trinity students, along with Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Director of Theatre John Sebestyen, Ph.D.,  are traveling to the Region 3 gathering of KCACTF (Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival)

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NPR Highlights Dr. Mattson’s Podcast on Social Entrepreneurship

In January 2019, NPR featured a podcast by Professor of Communication Arts Craig Mattson, Ph.D., as part of its “The Academic Minute” series.

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Mattson Publishes Book on Social Entrepreneurship Communication

For social entrepreneurs, messaging and action need to be woven together, according to a new book by Dr. Craig Mattson, Professor of Communication Arts and Honors Program Director. Mattson’s book, Rethinking Communication in Social Business, was published in August of this year. Mattson has been studying social entrepreneurship, or companies that take a business-focused approach … Continue reading “Mattson Publishes Book on Social Entrepreneurship Communication”

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Trinity’s Spring Play: “The Comedy of Errors”

What do the Bard, the “Carlton” dance, and the “Rachel” haircut have in common? For Trinity’s Theatre Department, they equal sold-out performances of this year’s spring play “The Comedy of Errors,” set in Chicago in the 1990s.

Foundations of Human Communication Class provides feedback to socially entrepreneurial groups

The Foundations of Human Communication course recently offered four different socially entrepreneurial organizations analysis of their digital messaging. 

Persuasive Speaking Class Works with Charlie Branda of Art on Sedgwick

Comm Art’s Persuasive Speaking class recently offered Charlie Branda of Art on Sedgwick consultancy regarding oral presentations about her organization’s work with the public

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