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Abraham A. Ribicoff

Abraham A. Ribicoff

This scholarship was given by the Suisman Foundation in honor of Abraham Ribicoff, a representative and a senator from Connecticut. Abraham’s parents instilled in him the value of education and insisted all his earnings from part-time jobs go toward his future...

Albert E. Holland ’34

Albert E. Holland ’34

Albert Holland came to Trinity with the class of 1934, but left the College in 1933 due to illness and financial reasons. He continued to read widely in economics and history. His expertise in German led to a position with the Institute for Business Cycle Research in...

Albert L.E. Gastmann, Ph.D.

Albert L.E. Gastmann, Ph.D.

Dr. Gastmann, a professor at Trinity, grew up traveling around the world. Bert and his brother spent their childhoods living wherever their father’s job as a Dutch ambassador took them, including Indonesia, Iran, Canada, Germany, and the United States. Bert served in...

Alexa W. Parsons ’12

Alexa W. Parsons ’12

Alexa Parsons graduated from Trinity in 2012 with a B.S. in economics. She is currently an associate portfolio manager at Universal McCann, a marketing and advertising company. Prior to her graduation she worked as an intern for NBC Connecticut, NBC Universal, and...

Andrew J. Clancy ’07

Andrew J. Clancy ’07

Andrew’s parents, Janice and Bernard Clancy, established the Andrew J. Clancy ’07 Memorial Fund in honor of their son who died during his sophomore year at the College. Andrew flourished while at Trinity. He joined Cleo, sang bass with the Trinity Chapel Singers,...

Andrew S. Terhune ’78

Andrew S. Terhune ’78

Andrew Terhune graduated from Trinity with a B.S. in engineering in 1978. He then earned his M.B.A. in finance and international business from Columbia University in 1980. Andrew went to work for Toll Brothers, Inc., the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, as a...

Andy F. Bessette P’10

Andy F. Bessette P’10

Andy Bessette, a Trustee of the College from 2007 to 2012, is executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the Travelers Companies, Inc. As such, he is responsible for corporate real estate, administrative services, community affairs, aviation,...

Bertram Feingold ’64

Bertram Feingold ’64

Bert Feingold has cared for people his entire career, first as an orthopedic surgeon, and now through his volunteer efforts for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale for which he serves on the Board of Governors. He has been involved with this organization...

Bill Goralski ’52, M.A. ’55

Bill Goralski ’52, M.A. ’55

Bill lived and worked in the Farmington Valley his entire life. He attended Canton High School for three years, leaving in 1946 to live and study at Trinity School in New York City on a scholarship for two years. While at Trinity College, he was a three-sport star...

Charles J. Bennett GP’55

Charles J. Bennett GP’55

Charles J. Bennett, a friend of Trinity College, was a member of the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Bennett was a consulting engineer for Trinity College for several years and supervised many details in the construction of the Trinity Chapel. After...

Dana White ’64

Dana White ’64

Dana White has been busy teaching and traveling since his graduation from Trinity. A former English teacher and a trained psychologist, Dana now volunteers as a guidance officer at a nearby school and has served as a mentor to gang members in the Los Angleles area....

Daniel A. Saklad '64

Daniel A. Saklad '64

Daniel Saklad graduated from Trinity in 1964 with a B.A. in psychology and history. He then earned his M.B.A. from Columbia University with a concentration in finance. For the last 25 years of his career, Dan held senior executive and operating positions for Citicorp...

Daniel North ’42 and Mark Rainsford ’41

Daniel North ’42 and Mark Rainsford ’41

Daniel F. North ’42 and Mark Rainsford ’41 became fast friends at Trinity. Daniel was an English major and a member of both the football and track teams. Mark was a talented studio arts major. They left Trinity to join the armed services as the war in Europe...

Daniel S. Buchholz ’98

Daniel S. Buchholz ’98

Daniel’s father, Alan Buchholz, and his stepmother, Donna Carty Buchholz, established this fund in memory of Daniel, who graduated from Trinity in 1998 with a B.S. in mathematics. He excelled academically, receiving Faculty Honors and the Phi Gamma Delta Prize in...

Donald E. Callaghan ’68, P’96

Donald E. Callaghan ’68, P’96

Donald Callaghan graduated from Trinity with a B.A. in psychology. He was the first in his family to attend college, and he enjoyed his experience at Trinity. He had been a stand-out rower in high school and continued his dedication to the sport in college. He and...

Donald McLagan ’64

Donald McLagan ’64

Donald L. McLagan ’64 made his mark in the IT industry, proving to be an innovator in harnessing the power of information technology and making it more manageable for the government, businesses, and consumers over the span of 40 years. Don was CEO of Compete.com, an...

Dr. Alfred L. Peiker ’28

Dr. Alfred L. Peiker ’28

The Alfred L. Peiker Scholarship Fund was created at the bequest of Dr. Alfred L. Peiker, a chemistry professor at the College. Dr. Peiker earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees at Trinity and then went on to McGill University for his doctorate. In 1930, he returned to...

Elaine Feldman Patterson ’76

Elaine Feldman Patterson ’76

Elaine Feldman Patterson graduated from Trinity in 1976 with a B.A. in economics and went on to earn her master’s in labor relations from Cornell University in 1979. For 25 years, Elaine worked in human resources for Union Oil of California (Unocal) in various...

Emily and Jerome Farnsworth ’60

Emily and Jerome Farnsworth ’60

Jerome Farnsworth graduated from Trinity with a B.A. in economics. He then earned his M.B.A. from Columbia University and was a practicing CPA for over 20 years. He retired in 1998 to devote his time to fly-fishing, writing, and photography. Jerome has become a...

Emily Latour Bogle ’79

Emily Latour Bogle ’79

Emily Latour Bogle received her B.A. in French from Trinity in 1979. Emily was a trustee of the College from 2006 to 2014, served as a tri-chair of the Financial Aid Campaign Committee, and is a founding member of the Women’s Leadership Council. Emily is also a...

George A. Kellner ’64

George A. Kellner ’64

George Kellner appreciates the growing number of international students attending Trinity each year. George does his part to increase that number through the establishment of the George A. Kellner ’64 Scholarship which brings four Hungarian students to Trinity each...

Irving H. La Valle '60

Irving H. La Valle '60

Irving H. La Valle graduated from Trinity with a B.A. in economics cum laude. While at Trinity, Irving was a member of Phi Kappa Alpha, Campus Chest, the Atheneum Society, and the Economics Club. After graduation, Irving worked for a year on Wall Street. He then...

James P. Whitters III ’62, P’95, P’97

James P. Whitters III ’62, P’95, P’97

James Whitters thrives on mentoring young adults, calling it one of his greatest passions. After graduating from Trinity with his B.A. in history, Jim served for three years as a U.S. Navy Officer. In 1965, as a graduate student at Columbia University, Jim...

Joseph F. McCrindle

Joseph F. McCrindle

Joseph F. McCrindle was raised in both New York and Europe. During this time, Joseph gained an appreciation for art and fluency in several languages. He attended St. Paul’s School in Manhattan and then Harvard University. During World War II, Joseph served as a...

Josh P. Kupferberg ’73

Josh P. Kupferberg ’73

The Kupferberg Family has a long-standing academic, philanthropic, and volunteer relationship with Trinity College. Through their family foundation, Jack and Dorothy Kupferberg enriched their legacy making a scholarship donation in memory of their son, Josh, to honor...

Lenn Kupferberg '73, Karen Fink Kupferberg '73, and Beth Kupferberg Barnes '07

Lenn Kupferberg '73, Karen Fink Kupferberg '73, and Beth Kupferberg Barnes '07

Lenn and Karen Fink Kupferberg entered Trinity College in the fall of 1969, the first year of co-education at Trinity. Karen chose to come to Trinity because she received a financial aid package superior to that offered by other schools to which she applied. As a...

Leslie Cooper Sillcox ’78

Leslie Cooper Sillcox ’78

Leslie Cooper Sillcox graduated from Trinity in 1978 with honors in history. She was a President’s Fellow in education and a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Delta Phi Alpha. In 1978, she received the F.A. Brown Prize and the Ferguson Prize in history. She earned her...

Lewis S. Keyes '58, M'60

Lewis S. Keyes '58, M'60

Lewis S. Keyes, who died in 2008, was a chemistry major at Trinity. He received both his B.S. and his M.S. in chemistry at Trinity before pursuing his doctoral studies at Princeton. In 1964, Lewis joined the faculty of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia as...

Merrill A. Yavinsky ’65

Merrill A. Yavinsky ’65

Merrill A. Yavinsky grew up just a few blocks from the Trinity campus on Newbury Street in Hartford. While completing his degree in economics at Trinity, he became a Bantam football standout and was captain of his squad. Following his graduation in 1965, he began...

Mitchell M. Merin ’75

Mitchell M. Merin ’75

For Mitch Merin, Trinity was the springboard for his future success. Merin, who came to Trinity in his sophomore year, credits the support of the faculty for his achievements in school and in business. Says Mitch, “Professor Scheuch and Professor Curran turned out to...