William Wagner Joins Trinity Law School Faculty

Following impressive careers in public service and legal education, William Wagner has joined Trinity Law School’s expanding faculty as a professor.

Professor Wagner comes to Trinity with a strong background in public service, having served as  the U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Florida and as an American diplomat for the Department of Justice in Liberia. Prior to those appointments, he was the founder and chief of the Appellate Division at the Office of the U.S. Attorney and a Trial Attorney for the Department of Justice. These positions followed his service as Chief Counsel for the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee and Legal Counsel for the U.S. Senate.

Following his position on the federal bench, Professor Wagner held a twelve-year, tenured professorship at Western Michigan University Cooley School of Law. He has also taught courses at University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Liberia, Saint Leo University, and Michigan State University. In 2013 and 2014, he taught elective courses at Trinity Law Schooland is expected to teach courses in Constitutional Law beginning in January 2015.

Church Network EXPO

The TEDS placement office will be holding a Church Network EXPO in Hinkson Hall on Tuesday, October 14th form 12:00pm – 3:00pm A free lunch will be provided along with a great opportunity for students and future ministers to connect and build networking relationships with many of Trinity’s key partners in the work of the Gospel. Featured churches, networks, and denominations include:

  • Acts 29
  • Presbyterian Church in America
  • Converge
  • Vineyard
  • College Park Church – Indianapolis
  • Anglican Church of America
  • Evangelical Free Church of America
  • Evangelical Presbyterian Church
  • Free Methodist Church
  • High Point Church – Madison
  • Wesleyan Church

Homecoming & Family Week 2014

Join us for Homecoming & Family Week 2014! There are great opportunities for students to be involved this year:

  • For only $20, you can participate in the Paint & Sip art class. Bring a friend or parent and leave with a painting to take home. It begins at 4 PM on Friday, October 10 in Melton, you must pre-register!
  • Be sure to wear blue for our “Blue Out” Homecoming Kick Off dinner on Friday at 6 PM in Hawkins, then head out to the football field to watch “Rudy” in the Big Tent.
  • On Saturday, October 11, join us for the 5K/3K Habitrot. For only $10, you get to go on a run around campus and help the Trinity’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity. If you pre-register, you will receive a free t-shirt.
  • Meet with President Dockery and his wife during Sweet Tea with DSD at 9 am, October 11, in the Lantern Lounge.
  • Head to lunch at the football field where we will have food trucks and vendors available from 11 AM – 1 PM. Finally, Saturday at 5 PM before the Homecoming dance, eat dinner in the big tent while we celebrate 25 years of football at Trinity along with significant teams from the past.

Register now at www.TrinityTown.com/Homecoming2014

TIU Athletics Update

Trinity’s fall athletics are off to a strong start, see the links below for updates on football, volleyball, and soccer:

GSGA outing to Amazing Grace: the Musical

Graduate Student Government Association is providing an outlet for Trinity Students to purchase tickets to the new musical Amazing Grace for the special price of $20 for the evening of Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30pm at The Bank of America Theater. Tickets can be purchased here. Transportation is not provided.

Amazing Grace is a world-premere musical, playing in Chicago before moving to Broadway later in the year. It tells the story behind the words of the world’s most beloved hymn as it follows the life of John Newton, from his time as a slave trader to his total transformation into devoted servant of God.  The cast is led by Tony Award nominee Josh Young, and features music and lyrics by Christopher Smith. Amazing Grace will be engaged at the Bank of America Theater from Oct. 9th through November 1st.

Questions can be directed to GSGA at GSGA@tiu.edu.


Mosaic Gathering: Corporate Worship

This week’s Mosaic gathering will feature Pastor Cory Ratliff and the Mosaic Worship Team. The gathering will take place Wednesday, October 1, 11:00am – 12:20pm in Melton Hall (Waybright Center, Trinity’s campus).

As people entrusted with the Gospel, Trinity Mosaic Ministries aim to advance the ministry of reconciliation and renewal by (1) equipping students, (2) developing and distributing resources, and (3) creating new collaborations and networks.

In the Mosaic Gathering, we explore the biblical vision of reconciliation through prayer, biblical reflection, cultural and social analysis, and networking with like-minded leaders.