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Growing Hospitality Program, Need for Culinary Education Center
Triton Salutes Success by Serving Our Veterans

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Volume 1, Issue 2

Winter/Spring 2012

Happy New Year Triton Alumni and Friends!


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.     




Susan Kerr
Executive Director, Triton College Foundation


Lisa Scalessi
Director, Alumni Relations 

Triton Launches first Alumni Association in

48-year History 

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 toAlumni Association Logo 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. 
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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.

Culinary Education Center
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.


Read more about the Culinary Education Center...

Triton Salutes Success by Serving Our Veterans


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   

  developing various events  and

   workshops to benefit the 

   lives and honor the service of

   military men and women and

   their families.










 Read more about Serving our Veterans...

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