To celebrate and honour members of the Trinity College community during these challenging times, we are sharing stories of individuals and teams – how they have adapted to the new normal and how they are making a difference amid the pandemic. We spotlight members of the Trinity community – these are their stories:

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Mailey Jean Michel, Arts & Science student and Trinity Community Advisor
Mailey Jean Michel

Nazerit Hagos, Associate Director, Individual Giving
Nazerit Hagos

Writing Centre Instructor Leanne Toshiko Simpson
Leanne Toshiko Simpson

Student Services Team
Student Services Team members

Faculty of Divinity international student Nkanyiso Maphumulo
Nkanyiso Maphumulo

Margaret MacMillan Trinity One Program Team
Joy Fitzgibbon, Susan He and Michael Kessler

Faculty of Divinity Professor Don Wiebe
Don Wiebe

Information + Technology Services’ Gilbert Verghese
Gilbert Verghese


Check back later for more TRINfocus profiles. Up next:

Tina Sarkar-Thompson, Human Resources & Equity Officer
John W. Graham Library Team


More Stories from Spring 2020

Members of Trinity’s Faculty of Divinity community are working on the frontlines of COVID-19. Read a few of their stories in response to the pandemic:

DMin student Fr. Hernan Astudillo broadcasts liturgies and continues to supports Latino communities during COVID-19.
Fr. Hernan Astudillo

MDiv alum and Trinity’s Humphrys Chaplain The Rev. Andrea Budgey volunteers in the community to help those hardest hit by the pandemic.
Andrea Budgey in the Trinity Quad





MDiv alum Jenni King Feheley brings awareness of the local food bank plight; her Fabulous Fridays and The Green Door series supports families & children during the pandemic.
Jenni King Feheley at her church food bank





MDiv alum The Rev. Maggie Helwig expands her church’s already-active street outreach programming to support the most vulnerable members of the community.
Maggie Helwig in the church kitchen preparing food