Campus & Community Involvement

Coates University Center, West Wing, Suite 104
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX  78212-7200
Office:  210-999-7547
Fax:  210-999-7254 

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Allies Program
The Allies Program is designed to build a network of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to providing advocacy, education, support, and awareness of individuals from the LGBT community and strive to promote a welcoming and inclusive campus at Trinity University.

For more information on how to participate and be a trained ally, please visit the Allies Program page.

Alternative Spring Break-Domestic Program
This program allows students to travel to a city over spring break and explore social justice issues it the city. Students will learn about cultural heritage, history, demographics, and current events, both in sessions before the break and during the immersion. After the trip, students will gather together for a reception to reflect on the experience.

For additional information about the program and how to attend, please visit the Alternative Breaks page.

Martin Luther King Commemorative Lecture and Events

The City of San Antonio MLK Jr. March is the largest March in the nation, with more than 100,000 people in attendance. Trinity has a tradition of having the largest participation of any college or university in San Antonio, with over 325 faculty, staff, students and alumni participating in 2013.

The Commemorative Lecture has for 18 years featured several prominent civil rights leaders and historians and serves as a way in which we remember and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Trinity's celebration allows the University to celebrate the legacy of MLK not just within the Trinity community, but with the San Antonio community as well. The lecture is a collaboration between the City of San Antonio and Trinity University.

For additional information about the upcoming March and Lecture, please visit the MLK Jr. Events page.

Women's History Month and Ruth McLean Bowman Bowers Lecture
March is Women's History Month. The University's celebration includes the pairing of a luncheon with the Ruth McLean Bowman Bowers Lecture. 2009 was the inaugural year for the program, bringing together members of the San Antonio and University communities to discuss important concerns facing women. Ruth McLean Bowman Bowers is a generous supporter of innumerable causes both locally and internationally on behalf of a broad array of women and gender issues, and in support of medical research, education, and reproductive rights. A longtime benefactor of Trinity, she has contributed funds, served as a Trustee, and encouraged University programs. Several buildings on campus are named in honor of her parents, including the University's Marrs McLean Science Center and the Verna McLean Residence Hall. For additional information, go to the Women's Resource Center Web site.