Jeff Shuman ’07 (and friends)
The Shoe-Man

“Dad told us never to get into the shoe industry,” says Jeff Shuman ’07. “Of course we ignored him. I mean, it’s our last name!” In 2010, Shuman and his younger brother, Jason, were at college and searching for the perfect pair of boat shoes. Jason wanted to customize them with his fraternity letters. Out […]

Arch Smith and Bill Taylor
Passing the Baton

Trinity-Pawling knows how to plan, and there’s no more important task ahead than planning for a smooth Headmaster transition. Arch Smith and Bill Taylor have communicated throughout this school year to prepare for the changeover. With deep roots at Trinity-Pawling, Taylor is ahead of the game. Between 1988 to 2001, Taylor served as a history […]

T-P 1000 Donor Challenge
Will you be one of the 1,000?

Have you heard? Henry B. duPont ’86 through the Nor’easter Foundation has pledged $100,000 if 1,000 other donors will support the Trinity-Pawling Fund between now and June 30, 2015. Our community is coming together in record numbers because we understand that Trinity-Pawling is an irreplaceable, life-changing experience. When we give, we make that experience a […]

T-P LAX
Pride Athletics Round-up

Spring sports at Trinity-Pawling have kicked off in great fashion. The nice weather is finally upon us, and many teams have seen success early this spring. Baseball, under Mike Webber in his inaugural season as head coach, has got the boys rolling with key wins over Kingswood-Oxford, Westminster, and Hotchkiss. Lacrosse was able to find […]

Instructors Tim Pillsbury and Ben Kafoglis
Broader Horizons

Over March break, Trinity-Pawling faculty members Tim Pillsbury and Ben Kafoglis traveled to Peru with ten students as part of the School’s service learning program. Over the course of 10 days, destinations included Machu Picchu, Cuzco, and Lake Titicaca, and many sites in between. The itinerary introduced students to diverse geography, from desert to mountain […]

Secretary Joseph Califano
History First-hand

Trinity-Pawling history students enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity earlier this month when they were invited to join Joseph Califano for lunch on campus. Califano served as secretary of health, education and welfare under President Carter from 1977 to 1979, during which time he implemented Title IX. He was also President Johnson’s top assistant for domestic affairs […]

Frankie Palmer ’14
Frankie Palmer ’14 joins the Challenge

“Finishing up my first year of college, I’m really grateful for the things I learned at Trinity-Pawling: hard work, organization, giving your all to whatever job you face. I’m making this gift because I feel prepared. And ‘cause I miss the Pride. Go Blue!” Frankie Palmer ’14 came to Trinity-Pawling as a seventh-grader and graduated […]

Trinity-Pawling solar field
Environmental Win

This year marks a significant milestone in the history of environmental stewardship at Trinity-Pawling. The School has partnered with BQ Energy to build a 1 MW solar field in nearby Patterson, NY. The field, completed in January and approximately the size of two soccer fields, will provide roughly 60 percent of Trinity-Pawling’s electricity. BQ Energy […]

Young alumni happy hours
Connect in New York and Boston!

Reconnect with your Pride! Young alumni are meeting up tonight (Tuesday, April 28) in New York City and in Boston on Thursday, April 30. Events begin at 6:30; Chris Gillman ’05 and Ally Baker from the School will be on site to meet and greet. No more blue blazers required, but get ready to have […]

Jesse Jones ’15
A mother’s pride, a son’s football journey

“I send my gift to Trinity-Pawling with thanks to Slade Mead, director of college counseling; football Coach Nick LaFontaine; and dorm parent Colleen Dealy for all they’ve done for my son, Jesse, in helping him find a good college. I am grateful for the ways in which they involved themselves in Jesse’s life. At a […]

T-P Ropes course
Leave the comfort zone

Since 1990, members of the junior class have joined in a rite of passage that is distinctly Trinity-Pawling: the “Ropes Course.” Over 2,000 boys have experienced this critical component of T-P’s hallmark curriculum in leadership. Over several weekends during the spring term, the entire junior class will participate, in groups consisting of approximately fifteen students […]

Class Notes
The Pride wants to hear your news

All year long, we’ve been on a mission to share more stories of Trinity-Pawling alumni—from all professions, regions of the world, and walks of life. And we’re committed to that goal going forward. Class notes are a great way to let us know what you’ve been doing, and to give a shout out to the […]

Young Alumni Challenge
Join the Young Alumni Challenge

We need you! Two anonymous young alumni have generously pledged to match every gift that comes in during the month of February from their fellow young alumni. For each gift, these two will add an additional $50 to the Trinity-Pawling Fund, up to a total of $5,000. The record is 83 gifts in one month. […]