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Alumni Events and General/Community Events

For a complete list of Trent University Peterborough public events, visit the public calendar.

For a complete listing of the Trent University Durham - GTA public events, visit Durham events.

Quicklinks:

September - February: 2017/2018 Excalibur Varsity Home Game Schedule

Tuesday, November 14th: The Stairs Lecture in Chemistry

Wednesday November 15th: Alumni UK Gathering in London, England

Thursday, November 16th: Vancouver TrentTalk: Alumni in Politics and Advocacy

Thursday, November 23rd: Alumni Chapter Gathering in Niagara Falls

Tuesday, December 5, 2017: Alumni Chapter Gathering in Montreal

Saturday, December 9, 2017: The Canadian Difference Project: Dialogues in Diversity

Thursday, February 8th: Stavro Distinguished Visiting Scholar In Theory, Politics & Gender

TBD: Plan to attend Team Trend's upcoming 42nd Annual Hockey Reunion Weekend

Saturday, May 5th: Trent Alumni inaugural  'Alumni Day of Service'

Monday, May 7th - Tuesday, May 8th: Women in Leadership & Business and BORN 2 LEAD Youth Leadership Conference

Friday - Sunday, September 28 - 30, 2018: Alumni Homecoming and Head of the Trent Regatta Weekend 

  

Date and Times

Event & Details

Location

Date: September - February

2017/2018 Excalibur Varsity Home Game Schedule

  • Cheer on your Excalibur Varsity student-athletes! To view the complete schedule of varsity home games this school year, CLICK HERE.

Trent University Symons Campus, Peterborough

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Stairs Lecture in Chemistry

  • Free public lecture, beginning at 7:30 pm at the Market Hall on George Street, Peterborough

  • "Can Chemistry Be Green?" Speaker: Dr. Philip Jessop

  • Further details to be posted on their website.

Market Hall on George Street, Peterborough

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm Meet & Greet, 7:00 pm Program begins

Vancouver TrentTalk: Alumni in Politics and Advocacy

  • Special guest host, Trent University Alumni Director Lee Hays '91, welcomes alumni & guests to another exciting Vancouver TrentTalk.

  • Details - The evening includes a meet & greet with refreshments, panel discussion, Q&A and a university update.

  • Moderated by Carol MacKinnon '69, the panel will engage in a non-partisan discussion about what led them to a life in politics or advocay, what keeps them there there, and what influence Trent may have had in their career choice. Panelists include: MP Sheila Malcolmson '85 (NDP), Nanaimo-Ladysmith and Pauline Terbasket '88, Social Justice Advocate and Executive Director of the Okanagan Nation Alliance.

  • Registration is required for this free event - HERE.

Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

 

 

 Date:Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

 

 Alumni Gathering in London, England

Trent Alumni & retirees are invited to a social gathering, hosted by the Trent UK Alumni Chapter President, Gordon Copp '76. Connect with other Trent alumni in the UK.

For more information or to RSVP - please email Gordon Copp 

Brasserie Zedel, London, England (close to Piccadilly Circus)

 Date:Thursday, November 23, 2017

6:30 - 9:00 pm

 

 

Trent Alumni Gathering in Niagara Falls 

Alumni, retirees and your guest, are invited to a social gathering in Niagara Falls. The evening will be hosted by Trent Alumni Chapter President, Caleb Smith '93 and Lee Hays '91, Director of Alumni Affairs.

Evening to include refreshments, cash bar, draw prizes and a university update.

Please register for this free event HERE.

Doc Magilligan's, 6400 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls

Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017 

5:00 pm 

Trent Alumni Gathering in Montreal 

Alumni, retirees and your guest, are invited to a social gathering in Montreal. The evening will be hosted by Trent Alumni in Montreal Chapter President, Derrick Farnham '83 and Julie Davis, Trent University Vice-President, External Relations & Advancement. 

Evening to include refreshments, cash bar, draw prizes and a university update.

Please register for this free event HERE.

The Black Watch Officer's Mess, 2067 de Bleury, Montreal 

 

Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017

9:00am-4:30pm 

The Canadian Difference Project: Dialogues in Diversity Workshop

Alumni, retirees and guests, are invited to attend this exciting workshop. 

Keynote Speaker: Will Kymlicka - "The Near Death of Canadian Multiculturalism"

Featured Speakers:

  • Willian A. MacDonald, editorial contributor to the Globe and Mail

  • Christopher P. Dummitt, author of Unbuttoned: A History of Mackenzie King's Secret Life

  • Nahla Abdo, author of Captive Revolution: Palestinian Women's Anti-Colonial Struggle Within the Israeli Prison System

  • Dawn Lavell-Harvard, Director of the First Peoples House of Learning at Trent University

Visit canadiandifference.ca for more information and the full conference program, or contact trentteam@canadiandifference.ca

 

Traill College Bagnani Hall, 310 London Street, Peterborough

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 4:30 - 7:00pm

and

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 4:30 - 7:00pm 

Life After Trent: Networking Sessions

Networking sessions encourage upper year students or recent graduates to meet Trent alumni who have transitioned from University to the work force. These are informal, in-person sessions where students receive tips on networking, hear about alumni experiences, and can ask questions to alumni. Students benefit from your experiences, and, as such we encourage alumni to participate!

Alumni who wish to particate should contact Joanne Sokolowski, Alumni Affairs, by email at joannesokolow@trentu.ca or Lindsay Morris, Lady Eaton College, by email at lindsaymorris@trentu.ca

Note - these informative sessions are organized by the Colleges of Trent University in association with Alumni Affairs and Student Transitions and Careers. 

January 30th -Student Centre, Symons Campus West Bank

January 31st -Gzowski College Gathering Space, Symons Campus East Bank

 

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018

Time: 7:30pm

Stavro Distinguished Visiting Scholar In Theory, Politics & Gender

  • Free public lecture, beginning at 7:30 pm at the Market Hall on George Street, Peterborough.

  • Further details to be posted on their website.

Market Hall on George Street, Peterborough

Date: Winter 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

TBD - Plan to attend Team Trend's upcoming 42nd Annual Hockey Reunion Weekend 

  • Did you miss the 41st Annual Team Trend Reunion in March 2017? Plan on attending the reunion in 2018 next winter.

  • Team Trend celebrated it's 41st reunion weekend in late March 2017. Attendees enjoyed a fun skate on Friday evening, followed by festivities at the Trend Pub.  Saturday was an exciting day as Team Trend played a challenge game of hockey against Lady Eaton. Hockey players and fans alike capped-off the game with a visit to the iconic Pig's Ear to re-hydrate and enjoy the atmosphere of the "piggy" one more time before it closed.  Traill College and principal Michael Eamon hosted dinner for twenty alumni who enjoyed good conversation and great food. Alums traveling from the west to attend the weekend were a welcome surprise.

  • For more details on the planning for 2018 or to join the planning committee - please contact Trent alumnus John Kennedy '85 by email.

Peterborough

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Trent Alumni inaugural  'Alumni Community Day of Service'

  • A committee has been formed and planning is underway for the inaugural Trent Alumni Day of Service. We will be rolling out alumni volunteerism in 4 communities the first year - Peterborough, Oshawa-Durham, Vancouver and Malaysia.

  • Watch for more details coming to this webpage as plans evolve.

  • For more information - contact the Day of Service Committee Chair, Jess Grover (Trent University Alumni Association President) by email .

Global

Date: Monday, May 7, 2018 and Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Women in Leadership & Business and BORN 2 LEAD Youth Leadership Conference

  • Volunteers are needed. If you are interested in volunteering at this conference, please contact Tammy Sweeney by email

  • Female leaders of all ages are invited to gather at Trent University this spring for an exciting new Women in Leadership & Business (WILB) Conference, marking the first time a conference of this kind has been hosted at a post-secondary institution.The two day conference, which offers a place for leaders and interested members of the public to come together to invest in their development and connect with other great leaders in a transformative experience, will be hosted at Trent's Peterborough campus, and will include speakers from a range of different industries such as: government, finance, insurance, technology, coaching, education, theatre and professional sports.

  • The conference will integrate the Born2Lead Youth Leadership Conference, a national one-day conference for young leaders aged 16-26, providing a forum for leaders of all ages to share and grow together.

Trent University Symons Campus, Peterborough                                                                                                                                                                                  

Date: Friday - Sunday September 28-30, 2018

2018 Trent Homecoming & Head of the Trent Regatta Weekend

Save the date - plan to attend! Event details to be posted in January 2018.

Trent's Symons Campus, Peterborough