Coming At Trine

Community events continue at Trine University! Be part of the following upcoming campus happenings:

Overlooked Film Festival

On Oct. 15, the PG-13 documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” paints a portrait of the life and work of children’s entertainer Fred Rogers, star of the PBS classic, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Films begin at 7 p.m. in Fabiani Theatre inside the Rick L. and Vicki L. James University Center, and are free and open to the public.

Mary and Her Monsters

Local storyteller and adjunct professor Lou Ann Homan will give performances beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in Wells Theater inside Taylor Hall. Written by Homan, the presentation begins on the night Mary elopes with Percy Bysse Shelley and chronicles happenings in her life, including the ghost story contest that sparked Frankenstein, miscarriages and receiving her husband’s heart after he is cremated. Performances are free and open to the public, but not appropriate for children. Seating is strictly limited to 75.

Humanities Symposia

The fall Humanities Symposia opens at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 23 with “Investigating the Detective Fiction Genre,” presented by Jeanette Goddard, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Humanities. This presentation will highlight how context has affected the development of detective fiction and focus on works that break the mold. All Humanities Symposia sessions are held in Wells Theater, and are free and open to the public.

ACHA D3 Men’s Hockey

The puck drops at 8 p.m. Oct. 22 as Trine hosts Adrian College in the Thunder Ice Arena. Tickets are $8 on the rail, $6 for reserved seats, $4 for bench seating and $3 for standing room.

Men’s Soccer

The Thunder look to continue their success against conference rivals Adrian at 4 p.m. Oct. 17 and Hope at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20.

Women’s Soccer

Trine hosts Adrian beginning at noon Oct. 20.

 Other upcoming events include:

Now Forming: 2019 Men's Golf League

Sign up today for the new Men's Golf League coming to the Zollner Golf Course! Two-man teams will competing Monday nights, with nine holes per game. A fall meeting will be held Monday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. at Club Z (located in the Zollner Golf Course pro shop). For more information, call the Zollner pro shop at 260.665.4269 or email Jonathan Busscher at

Open Skate

Get on the ice at the Thunder Ice Arena from 5:45-7:45 p.m. every Wednesday and 4:45-6:45 p.m. every Sunday. Cost is $6, with skate rental available for $3.

Brunch by Bon Appetit

Join us in the award-winning Whitney Commons Café for an all-you-can eat brunch, including a carving station, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $10.18 for adults and $5.08 for ages 5-12.


For more campus events, visit the calendar page.