Monthly Archives: July 2016

Trent Alumnus Mark Quattrocchi ’08 Cycles Around the World for Charity

On July 7th, 2014, Trent alumnus Mark Quattrocchi ‘08 departed on a two-year cycling journey around the globe, travelling across 40 countries, 5 continents, and 35,000km, all while raising money for Free the Children’s Adopt-A-Village program. The impressive trip has raised over $48,000 in support of education in underprivileged communities around the world. Beginning in…
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New Sociology Prize Supports Undergraduate Research at Trent

Roy T. Bowles Sociology Research Prize advances undergraduate study of mental health & wellness “The support offered by the Sociology department has enabled me to succeed both academically and in research,” explains fourth year Sociology student, Adam Grearson. In recognition of his academic achievements, Mr. Grearson was recently awarded the new Roy T. Bowles Sociology Research Prize.…
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Stephen Wallace ‘75: A Twenty Five Dollar Tradition

It’s not everyday that you realize you’ve donated nearly $16,000 toward your Alma Matter. And yet that’s precisely what happened to alumnus Stephen Wallace, who was pleasantly surprised that his 36-year legacy of small annual gifts had blossomed into a very noteworthy sum. Receiving a phone call from the Trent Annual Fund a few years…
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#TrentVoices Summer Literary Series

Stay tuned! ‪#‎TrentVoices‬ -- the Trent Alumni interview podcast -- is starting production on our summer season. We'll be offering up some great listening for the dog days of summer with a Trent Literary Series with several notable and award-winning alumni authors/writers, including: *Leah McLaren (novelist and columnist for Globe and Mail, Maclean's, Toronto Life)…
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Trent University Ranked Among Top 1,000 Universities in the World

World University Rankings places Trent within top 3.6 % of all universities worldwide; #29 nationally in Canada. Trent University is climbing the ranks of the world’s top universities, according to the recently released Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2016 list of the world’s top 1,000 universities, which lists Trent at number 29 nationally, up…
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Trent Voices Literary Series Part 2: Yann Martel

We are extremely excited to stream our summer #TrentVoices Literary Series. The impressive alumni lineup, which includes a who’s who of Canadian authors, is perfect listening for the dog days of summer. Tune in from your dock, deck, patio, or summer sanctuary. We hope that you’re as excited as we are. This Week: Yann Martel…
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Trent University Ranked Among Top Universities in the World

World University Rankings places Trent within top 3.6 % of all universities worldwide; #29 nationally in Canada. Trent University is climbing the ranks of the world’s top universities, according to the recently released Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2016 list of the world’s top 1,000 universities, which lists Trent at number 29 nationally, up…
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Alumnus Ian Proudfoot ’73 Joins TRENT Magazine Editorial Board

TRENT Magazine is honoured to announce the addition of Ian Proudfoot to its editorial board.  With five decades of involvement and leadership in the publishing sector, Ian will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our ever-growing publication. In January of 2016, Ian retired from his position as vice-president and regional publisher for Metroland Media…
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Play by Trent Alumnus Premieres at Toronto Fringe Festival

War Tapes, a play written by Trent University alumnus, Christian Metaxas ‘10, hit the stage at the 2016 Toronto Fringe Festival in June. “War Tapes is about intimacy and reality and how those things are shaped by a digital, networked lifestyle,” explains Mr. Metaxas. “It’s a story about identity, and what that means exactly when you can…
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We love a Trent wedding!

Shantel Popp & Ian Clark were joined by family and friends to celebrate their marriage on June 25 at Stillwaters Plate and Pour in Paris, Ontario. The couple celebrated with many fellow Trent alumni on the big day. Shantel graduated from the Queen's - Trent Con-Ed Program in 2011 and now is Science Department Head…
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