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Dean's List

Congratulations to Fall 2018 Dean’s List Honorees

The Dean’s List is Trinity Christian College’s highest academic honor. Congratulations to all our traditional undergraduate students and adult programs students who met this distinction for the Fall 2018 semester.

Trinity Mourns Passing of Original Faculty Member Dr. Vander Vennen

Dr. Bob Vander Vennen, who passed away in December at the age of 90, was the second professor to join the newly established College in 1959.

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 the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival this week. 

Dr. Powell Receives Emeritus Status at December Commencement

Trinity  bids farewell to Dr. Patti Powell , Professor of Special Education and Director of the LBS I Graduate Program in Special Education, who retired in December and received emeritus status at the Fall Semester Commencement.

Chicago Tribune Features Non-Profit Run by Zumdahl ’02

Every Christmas, New Moms, a family support organization run by Board of Trustees member Dr. Laura Zumdahl ’02, offers a holiday party where a professional photographer captures family portraits of mothers and their children.

Athletics Department 2018 Fall Honor Roll

For the 2018 fall semester a total of 113 student-athletes were named to that honor roll.

Mels Named 2019 Illinois Nurse Educator Fellow

Assistant Professor of Nursing Autumn Mels ‘12 has been named a 2019 Illinois Nurse Educator Fellow, a program of the Illinois Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center Advisory Board that is designed to promote excellence in nursing education.

Dave Jousma Retires From A/V Department

Jousma, Coordinator of Audio Visual Services, is retiring after 15 years of working for the College.

Trinity Names Senti and Lang Founders’ Scholars

Evan Senti of Escondido, Calif., and Sophia Lang of Palmyra, Neb., have been named the College’s 2019 Founders’ Scholars.