Trent University alumnus, Mark Quattrocchi ’08, has just released a new book documenting his 35,000-kilometre cycling tour of 40 countries to raise money for education in underprivileged communities. The book examines the many acts of kindness shown to him in his journeys, most of which started with a simple “hello.” The Cycle of Life: The Power of Saying Hello is available now - learn more at trentu.ca/news
In 1998, Trent alumnus Chris Magwood built a home for his family. What he didn’t realize at the time was that he was also building himself a career. His latest project? Working on the new Forensics Crime Scene Facility here at Trent. Read more about how Trent is building a first-of-its-kind professional forensics training building constructed on a Canadian university campus with a goal to be Canada’s first zero-carbon building: trentu.ca/news
The Trent University community mourns the loss of Trent student Brett Michael LeBlanc. Brett was reported missing Friday, November 20, 2020 and an update was shared by Peterborough Police (below) the afternoon of November 23. “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of Brett’s death,” said Dr. Leo Groarke, president and vice-chancellor of Trent University. “The entire Trent community had pulled together in thought and action in the hopes that he would be found safe. Our deepest sympathies are with Brett’s family and friends. We will be guided by the family around commemoration, and I urge anyone who needs support to reach out to the resources we have available.” More information about a memorial service will be shared when details are available. The University wishes to thank the Peterborough Police and all the students, faculty and staff who reached out to offer help and support over the weekend. We understand that this news will be challenging for many in the Trent community. Counselling and supports for students and employees are available.