2012 marks the beginning of exciting change and innovation at Triton College as we gear up to celebrate 50 years of providing quality education for our community in 2014. You will see change and innovation in the work of the Triton Foundation to raise funds to build a new Culinary Education Center for our growing Hospitality progam, in the launch of the Triton College Alumni Association, the first in the college's history, and in institutional efforts to support veterans in our community. We look forward to embarking on a year of change and innovation and ensuring our alumni and friends are a part of it.
Executive Director, Triton College Foundation
Director, Alumni Relations
Triton Launches first Alumni Association in
Welcome alumni to the Triton College Alumni Association! As graduates, you are already valued members of our institution and the Alumni Relations Office hopes you take the next step to continue your life-long connection to Triton by becoming a member of the Alumni Association. Triton College has graduated over 50,000 degree and certificate holders and we look forward to connecting our vast network of alumni to fellow graduates, faculty, students and their alma mater.
Criminal Justice graduates connecting at a recent Alumni Reception
Membership is completely free, open to anyone who has completed a credit course at Triton College, and allows you to take advantage of a wealth of benefits.
Growing Hospitality Program Highlights Need for Culinary Education Center
Do you have fond memories of family gatherings in your kitchen at home? Grandparents, parents and children work elbow-to-elbow while someone demonstrates their special way to roll out the dough or season a sauce.
Rendering of new Culinary Education Center
While that scenario describes a perfect way to pass cherished recipes from generation to generation, it is not the kind of environment that is ideal for training culinary professionals. And yet, students in Triton's Hospitality Industry Administration (HIA) program must perfect their skills in extremely tight lab spaces every day...hopefully though, not for much longer.
Recognized by G.I. Jobs magazine in 2011 as a military-friendly school, Triton College is making every effort to address the needs of its student veterans by providing resources and services to aid in their transition from the battlefield to the classroom.
Guests at the Veteran's Day Breakfast signed cards for soldiers deployed overseas
In late 2011, the college formed a committee charged with bringing together local businesses, organizations and parishes to serve all veterans in the surrounding community. Aligning with President Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, which calls for interfaith cooperation and programming in service to others, the college's initiative recently spearheaded a clergy forum and has been