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Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:11:53 -0400

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Second Undergraduate Fall Open House Saturday Oct. 22

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:17:11 -0400

High school students and their parents are invited to spend a few hours on campus and learn more about Quinnipiac during the second Fall 2016 Open House on Saturday, Oct. 22.




Quinnipiac makes a voluntary payment of $400,000 to North Haven

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:54:45 -0500

Quinnipiac made a voluntary payment of $400,000 to the town of North Haven Feb. 1 during a ceremony at the North Haven Town Hall. The voluntary payment represents 40 percent or $260,000 of the revenue North Haven receives from the state of Connecticut's Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) and Pequot Fund allocation, attributable to Quinnipiac.




Professor co-authors graphic novel, 'The Bad Times: An Drochshaol'

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:16:30 -0500

Christine Kinealy, founding director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute, and John A. Walsh, illustrator and graphic novelist, have co-authored the graphic novel, "The Bad Times: An Drochshaol."




Charles Cushing to present, ‘Casement, Monteith and the Easter Rising,’ on Oct. 3

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:42:39 -0400

Charles Cushing will present the lecture, "Casement, Monteith and the Easter Rising," on Monday, Oct. 3, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences, building 1, room 107, on the Mount Carmel Campus. This event is free and open to the public.




Internationally acclaimed longevity expert Dr. Bill Thomas to lecture Sept. 27

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:15:14 -0400

Internationally acclaimed longevity expert Dr. Bill Thomas will be the keynote speaker at the forum, "Revolutionize Aging: A Masters Level Discussion on Disrupt Aging," on Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, 370 Bassett Road. This event is free and open to the public. 




Annual Alfred P. Stiernotte Lecture in Philosophy to take place Sept. 26

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:28:00 -0400

Alfred I. Tauber, professor of philosophy emeritus and Zoltan Kohn professor of medicine emeritus at Boston University, will present the 32nd annual Alfred P. Stiernotte Lecture, "Immunity in Context: Science and Society in Dialogue," at 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, in the Mount Carmel Auditorium. 




Trinity Health New England and Quinnipiac announce primary educational affiliation

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:41:49 -0400

Beginning in 2017, Trinity Health - New England hospitals will expand their existing partnership with Quinnipiac to include students enrolled at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, the School of Nursing and the School of Health Sciences.




Students examine mummified remains and discover contents of mysterious locked box

Fri, 06 May 2016 14:18:56 -0400

Quinnipiac students put their studies to the test May 3 and 4 by examining mummified remains and using their diagnostic imaging skills to discover the contents of a locked box.




Ireland's Great Hunger Museum acquires 'Rainbow's End' by William Crozier

Tue, 03 May 2016 16:34:10 -0400

Ireland's Great Hunger Museum has acquired the painting, "Rainbow's End," by the Scottish-Irish artist William Crozier.




Quinnipiac raises more than $52,000 for United Way

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:00:26 -0400

Quinnipiac raised more than $52,000 for the United Way of Greater New Haven during its annual employee campaign. Jack Healy, president and CEO of the United Way of Greater New Haven, visited the University on April 13 to thank Quinnipiac President John L. Lahey as well as Joshua Berry, University registrar, and Amy Terry, assistant registrar.




Quinnipiac and Dublin City University sign five-year exchange agreement

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:01:26 -0400

Quinnipiac and Dublin City University in Ireland have reached a five-year agreement that will allow for an exchange of students, faculty and staff from both institutions.




Students raise more than $115,000 for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:01:55 -0400

Quinnipiac students recently raised more than $115,000 for the Connecticut Children's Medical Center through QTHON, a seven-hour dance marathon that attracted 900 students, in the Athletics and Recreation Center on the Mount Carmel Campus.




Physician assistant program ranked No. 5 in the nation

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:57:22 -0400

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Quinnipiac's physician assistant program the best in the state of Connecticut and in the top five nationally for 2017 Best Graduate Schools. Quinnipiac was tabbed at No. 5 when the magazine released its rankings March 16.




Public relations students present flag of support to Student Veterans Organization

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 09:54:42 -0400

Quinnipiac public relations students Kate Lizotte, Morgan Moschetta, Victoria Renner, Rachel Trifon and Catherine Wehrle presented a handmade, wooden American flag with over 700 signatures of support to members of the university's Student Veterans Organization (SVO) on March 8.




Students raise $7,728 for childhood cancer research with St. Baldrick's fundraiser

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:02:34 -0400

Quinnipiac's Student Programming Board collected $7,728 during its annual St. Baldrick's fundraiser held on March 8 in the Carl Hansen Student Center on the Mount Carmel Campus.




Five Quinnipiac students selected to participate in human rights workshop at Oxford

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 16:25:35 -0500

Five Quinnipiac students have been selected to attend the "Human Rights, Violent Conflict and the Struggle for Peace" workshop at Oxford University from March 19-25. The workshop runs in collaboration with the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights.




New York City Council names President Lahey Irish Man of the Year

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:52:46 -0500

Quinnipiac University President John L. Lahey, chair of the St. Patrick's Day Parade Board of Directors, has been named the "Thomas Manton Person of the Year" by the New York City Council.




School of Education wins national award

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:59:14 -0400

The professional development school partnership between Side By Side Charter School of Norwalk, Fair Haven Elementary School of New Haven and the School of Education received the Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award in Washington, D.C. on March 3. 




Military Times ranks School of Business as Connecticut’s Best for Vets

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:59:29 -0400

Military Times ranked the School of Business as the best business school for veterans in Connecticut and the 24th best in the nation, according to its Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016 rankings, which were released on Feb. 8.




Department of Veterans’ Affairs signs health services internship agreement with Quinnipiac

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 13:08:37 -0500

Sean Connolly, commissioner of the state Department of Veterans' Affairs, and Mark Thompson, executive vice president and provost of Quinnipiac University, signed a memorandum of agreement on Feb. 11, establishing an internship program at the Department of Veterans' Affairs.




U.S. News & World Report ranks Quinnipiac No. 14 for online graduate business programs

Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:47:53 -0500

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Quinnipiac in the top 15 for 2016 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (non MBA). Quinnipiac was tabbed at No. 14 when the magazine released its rankings Jan. 12.




U.S. Department of Agriculture certifies School of Law to operate mediation program

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:36:01 -0500

The School of Law's Center on Dispute Resolution has received certification from the United States Department of Agriculture to establish and operate the Connecticut Agricultural Mediation Program on the North Haven Campus.




New survey from ‘The Economist’ validates the value of a Quinnipiac education

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:03:28 -0400

Quinnipiac University ranked in the top 13 percent of the 1,275 four-year institutions analyzed in The Economist's first-ever survey of American higher education. Quinnipiac's ranking of 167 is among the highest of any college or university in Connecticut.




University to offer master of health degree in advanced medical imaging and leadership

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 09:47:13 -0500

This new interprofessional program available beginning in May will have an integrated curriculum featuring core business discipline courses, guided health management courses and advanced imaging modalities.




Quinnipiac rates No. 26 nationally in 'Best for Vets: Colleges 2016' rankings

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:04:48 -0400

Quinnipiac ranked 26th among four-year schools nationally and tops in Connecticut in the Military Times media group's Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 rankings released on Nov. 9.




University maintains low student loan default rate of 1.1 percent

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:05:08 -0400

University graduates are overwhelmingly paying back their student loans. Quinnipiac's default rate dropped from 1.4 percent to 1.1 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Education, which this week released the latest three-year cohort default rates for colleges and universities across the country.




Quinnipiac's presence in North Haven continues to grow

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:28:21 -0500

Quinnipiac's enrollment figures for the 2015-2016 academic year are right in line with the University's growth plan, President John L. Lahey announced today. Any future growth will likely take place on the North Haven Campus. In all, five of the university's eight schools are now located in North Haven.




Theater for Community announces 2015-16 schedule of productions

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:54:58 -0400

Quinnipiac University Theater for Community has announced its schedule of shows for the 2015-16 season. The performances include "The Servant of Two Masters," the musical "Spring Awakening,"and "The Shadow of a Gunman."




Program provides free diagnostic imaging services to the underserved

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:27:27 -0400

A dedicated team of students, faculty and staff from the School of Health Sciences' sonography, radiologic science and physician assistant programs, along with students from the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, offer free ultrasounds, CT scans, MRIs, X-rays and bone density tests.




Quinnipiac and Maynooth University reach five-year exchange agreement

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:06:07 -0400

Quinnipiac and Maynooth University have reached a five-year agreement that will allow for an exchange of students, faculty and staff from both institutions, beginning in January 2016.




Ireland's Great Hunger Institute hosting year-long Grey Nuns exhibition

Wed, 06 Jan 2016 16:01:11 -0500

Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University is hosting a year-long exhibition, "Saving the Famine Irish: The Grey Nuns and the Great Hunger," located in the Arnold Bernhard Library on the Mount Carmel Campus, 275 Mount Carmel Ave.




'The Seed of the People: 1916 Remembered' to be exhibited March 23-Sept. 30

Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:51:19 -0500

Ireland's Great Hunger Institute will present the exhibit, "The Seed of the People: 1916 Remembered," from March 23-Sept. 30 in the Lender Family Special Collection Room, located in the Arnold Bernhard Library on the Mount Carmel Campus. 




Students give back to community by volunteering at New Haven homeless shelter

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:59:07 -0500

Twelve Quinnipiac students gave back to the community by spending three days of their Thanksgiving break volunteering at Columbus House in New Haven.




Students make blankets and holiday cards for New Haven homeless shelter

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 09:22:15 -0500

Forty members of the Quinnipiac Student Nurses Association (QSNA) and residents of the Commons Residence Hall recently made 25 fleece blankets and festive greeting cards for the New Reach homeless shelter in New Haven.




Quinnipiac and University of New Haven receive Teacher Quality Partnership grant

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 09:26:36 -0400

Quinnipiac and the University of New Haven have received a $153,707 Teacher Quality Partnership grant from the Connecticut Office of Higher Education to help area teachers enhance their science lessons.




Students fulfill dream of 5-year-old with cerebral palsy of being Cinderella for Halloween

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:27:51 -0500

Kendall Pallone, a five-year-old with cerebral palsy, had her wish granted of becoming Cinderella for Halloween after three entrepreneurship students organized a trick-or-treating event on the Mount Carmel Campus, attracting more than 200 members of the University community.




Ireland's Great Hunger Museum to hold food drive Nov. 1-14

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 10:59:15 -0400

Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will hold a food drive Nov. 1 through Nov. 14 to help alleviate hunger in Connecticut. All donations brought to the museum at 3011 Whitney Ave. will benefit the Connecticut Food Bank. 




Hamden Out of the Darkness Walk raises $78,000 for suicide prevention

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:38:52 -0400

More than 1,200 people from throughout the greater New Haven area, including Quinnipiac students, participated in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Hamden on Sunday, October 4, 2015. The approximately $78,000 raised at the walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs.




Relay for Life at Quinnipiac raises more than $36,000 for cancer research

Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:31:11 -0400

University students raised more than $36,000 during their annual Relay for Life event held on the Mount Carmel Campus and in the Athletics and Recreation Center on Sept. 11-12. More than 60 teams and 750 people participated in the event which raises money for cancer research. 




Student donates hair to be used to make wigs for women fighting cancer

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:30:37 -0500

Kelsey Brown, a sophomore occupational therapy major, donated eight inches of her hair to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths project April 28 in the Carl Hansen Student Center. Her donation will be used to make wigs for women fighting cancer.   




Students donate 4.5 tons of food to four Greater New Haven nonprofits

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:09:24 -0400

Quinnipiac students donated an estimated 9,000 pounds or 4.5 tons of food to four area nonprofits through its seventh annual "Be Kind, Leave Food Behind" food drive.




Quinnipiac students give back to local community during the annual Big Event

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:52:33 -0500

About 1,000 members of the University community took part in The Big Event, a day of community service, on Saturday, April 11. The Big Event is co-sponsored by Quinnipiac's Student Government Association and Community Action Project.




University expected to raise over $5,000 with St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:27:05 -0400

Quinnipiac's Student Programming Board expects to collect over $5,000 from its annual St. Baldrick's fundraiser held on Tuesday, March 17 in  the Carl Hansen Student Center on the Mount Carmel Campus. Proceeds from the event, in which students shave their heads to bring awareness of childhood cancer, will go to the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a charitable organization funding childhood cancer research.




Quinnipiac University makes a voluntary payment of $1.23 million to the town of Hamden

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:44:26 -0400

The $1,231,934 payment, which is for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, represents 40 percent of the state's 2013 Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) and Pequot Fund allocation to the town of Hamden, attributable to Quinnipiac based on the 2010 grand list.




QTHON dance marathon raises over $55,000 for Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:13:05 -0500

Quinnipiac's QTHON, a six-hour dance marathon that included about 800 participants, raised $55,018.35 for Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford. The event was held Feb. 28 at the Athletic and Recreation Center on the Mount Carmel Campus.




Quinnipiac named to 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:45:17 -0400

Quinnipiac has earned a spot on the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service and service learning initiatives that achieves measurable results in the community.




University holds food drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:06:24 -0500

Ireland's Great Hunger Museum, Ireland's Great Hunger Institute and the Albert Schweitzer Institute at Quinnipiac recently co-sponsored a food drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank. 




Work of young artists featured in School of Education

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:25:23 -0400

Students from local school districts donated artwork to hang on the walls of the School of Education facility on the North Haven Campus. 




Students set up Street Store at St. Ann's Church

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:12:18 -0500

Members of the Quinnipiac South Africa Student Association provided 50 people with free clothing as part of a Street Store held Nov. 15 at St. Ann's Church in Hamden. 




Senior citizens learn about fall prevention from students

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:34:51 -0500

Sixty-four senior citizens from the area visited Quinnipiac University's Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 23 to learn about fall prevention. Sept. 23 was National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.




Quinnipiac tax consultants volunteer to help homeless veterans in Connecticut

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:08:12 -0500

Quinnipiac students and professors from the School of Business' Volunteer Income Tax Assistant and the School of Law's Low-income Taxpayer Clinic groups volunteered to help impoverished and homeless veterans with tax preparation for free as part of "Stand Down 2014."




Quinnipiac's Relay for Life raises over $80,000 for cancer research

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:03:01 -0400

Quinnipiac raised more than $80,000 during its Relay for Life event, a community fundraising walk to raise money for the American Cancer Society held April 11-12 at the TD Bank Sports Center on the York Hill Campus. More than 70 teams and 1,000 participants attended the event.



Quinnipiac raises more than $60,000 for United Way

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:14:14 -0400

The University raised more than $60,000 for the United Way of Greater New Haven during its annual employee campaign. 



Professors participate in STEM Day at Pond Hill Elementary School

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:52:31 -0400

John Reap and Mary Phillips, both assistant professors of mechanical engineering, and Christian Duncan, associate professor of computer science, represented Quinnipiac's Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching and Learning at Pond Hill's STEM Day on June 4.



OT students, animals to make road trip

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:31:32 -0400

Whether on two or four legs, members of Quinnipiac's occupational therapy program will be well represented at Animal Awareness Day on Saturday, Oct. 6, in Branford, Conn. 




Students collect used greeting cards for St. Jude's

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:48:58 -0400

Members of the Intellectual Property Law Society in the School of Law have collected nearly 1,000 old holiday, birthday and greeting cards in a fundraiser to benefit St. Jude's Ranch for Children.



Law students donate toys to children’s shelter

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:48:07 -0400

Students in the Criminal Law Society donated children's toys to The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services, a program by BHcare.



The Environmental Law Society cleans up Sleeping Giant State Park

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:45:31 -0400

The Environmental Law Society at the School of Law collected 30 pounds of trash on Nov. 3 while performing community service on the trails of Sleeping Giant State Park.



High school students explore careers in the law at Quinnipiac

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:47:35 -0400

Twenty high school students from New Haven's High School in the Community spent a morning at Quinnipiac School of Law Oct. 25 to learn more about law school and meet with law students.



High school students attend Summer Investigative Journalism Workshop

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:05:15 -0400

Eleven aspiring journalists participated in the Summer Investigative Journalism Workshop at Quinnipiac July 21-25. The workshop was sponsored by C-HIT, a nonprofit dedicated to producing original, responsible, in-depth journalism on issues of health and safety in Connecticut and the surrounding region.



Local students with special needs take part in ‘Fun in the Sun’ event

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:01:18 -0400

Approximately 25 area middle and high school students with special needs visited Quinnipiac University's North Haven Campus May 31 to take part in "Fun in the Sun," a day of events that included tennis, karaoke, relay races and dancing.



PA students take part in Oral Health Awareness Day in Hartford

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:29:28 -0400

The PA students educated legislators, staff members, state agencies and members of the general public on the need to make oral health a priority and developing oral health champions.




University students are 'Being Kind by Leaving Their Food Behind'

Thu, 08 May 2014 09:25:13 -0400

Vincent Contrucci, director of community service, is asking students to donate any leftover non-perishable food they have before leaving for the summer. University staff and students put collection boxes in university residence halls on May 1. The food will be collected through May 12. 



Students organize dance marathon to benefit Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:27:46 -0400

Finance students A.J. Billingsley and Ryan Laguna both admit to having two left feet, but that did not stop them from dancing the night away for a good cause on March 1 at Burt Kahn Court.



More than 1,650 students volunteer in Greater New Haven for Big Event

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:04:19 -0400

Participants spruced up sites in Greater New Haven and beyond, including Branford, Cheshire, East Haven, Hamden, Meriden, Milford, New Haven, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Prospect, Seymour, Shelton, Southington, Wallingford, West Hartford, West Haven and Woodbridge.  



Nursing honor society presents donations to North Haven Food Bank

Fri, 06 Nov 2015 11:22:53 -0500

Quinnipiac's Tau Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, an international honor society for nursing, recently presented $248 and four supermarket carts full of food to the North Haven Food Bank as part of its annual community service project. 

 




Connecticut students attend workshops at Quinnipiac

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:38:29 -0400

On Dec. 16 and 18, more than 300 high school and middle school students from across Connecticut traveled to the Mount Carmel Campus to attend workshops led by Quinnipiac faculty and staff from the Center for 21st Century Skills at Education Connection.



Community and education are the focus of student's service trip to Guatemala

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:56:13 -0400

Undergraduate and graduate students reflect on their community service trip to Guatemala led by the Albert Schweitzer Institute.



IRS-certified student volunteers offering free income tax assistance through April 12

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:47:26 -0400

IRS-certified student volunteers are offering free tax preparation assistance to qualified individuals on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through April 12 in Hamden.



University presents $1,000 check to Hamden Community Services

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:07:39 -0400

Officials from Quinnipiac's WQUN AM 1220 presented a $1,000 check to Darlene Butler, director of Community Services for the town of Hamden, on Jan. 23. The money was raised through the fourth annual Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run.



University teams with community to make holidays happier for senior citizens

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:09:47 -0400

The fourth annual Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run was held Dec. 18 at the Miller Senior Center. The event was a collaboration between Quinnipiac's AM 1220 WQUN, the senior center, Arden House, Quinnipiac Bank & Trust and VNA Community Healthcare.



Connecticut high school students to learn new skills at Quinnipiac Dec. 16 and 18

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:25:16 -0400

Several hundred high school students from across Connecticut will travel to Quinnipiac University Dec. 16 and 18 to attend programs on movie making, app design, entrepreneurship and science, technology, engineering and mathematics.



Students launch ‘Good Neighbor Campaign’ in Hamden

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:25:09 -0400

The goal is to build and strengthen the relationship between students and town residents in response to off-campus student parties that have disrupted Hamden neighborhoods in recent weeks.



'Ticket for a Toy' drive benefits Hamden children

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:25:02 -0400

Public Safety is spearheading a toy drive for needy Hamden children. Those who donate will have one unpaid parking ticket expunged from their record.




Quinnipiac students mentor Stratford high school students interested in health careers

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:24:47 -0400

After a semester of mentoring Stratford high school students via email for careers in diagnostic imaging, nursing, occupational and physical therapy and as physician assistants, graduate and undergraduate students met with the students on the University's North Haven campus.




QU Student Nurses Association donates food baskets

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:24:59 -0400

Thirty members of the QU Student Nurses Association assembled 10 basket-sized tins full of nonperishable food items, supermarket gift certificates and hand-written cards for residents of the Davenport-Dunbar Residence in Hamden.




Nursing students visit with veterans

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:24:33 -0400

Members of the Quinnipiac Student Nurses Association recently visited veterans at the VA Hospital in West Haven. Students set up tables, created patriotic centerpieces, visited with patients, greeted veterans when in the dining area, and served an Italian meal with home-made baked goods.



Fraternity Zeta Beta Tau gets creative for Children's Miracle Network

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:24:24 -0400

Zeta Beta Tau is having a ball raising money to help sick children by encouraging members of the University community to sign a giant beach ball in front of the Carl Hansen Student Center on Quinnipiac's Mount Carmel Campus.




University community supports breast cancer awareness

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:48:21 -0400

Students, faculty and staff at Quinnipiac wore pink hair extensions in support of breast cancer awareness on Oct. 10.



OT graduate students teach pedestrian safety at elementary school

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:24:04 -0400

Several occupational therapy graduate students led a pedestrian safety presentation with Church Street Elementary School students on April 15 and 17.




Students help improve pedestrian safety at Hamden school as part of $25,000 grant

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:23:56 -0400

Four occupational therapy graduate students worked with Hamden town and school officials to develop a comprehensive strategy to improve pedestrian safety around Church Street Elementary School.




PA students work with ACES Mill Road School students

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:23:49 -0400

Quinnipiac University and ACES Mill Road School celebrated a sixth year of collaboration with a reading and health fair on April 26 at the North Haven K-8 school.




Quinnipiac’s sororities recognized as elite nationwide

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:23:40 -0400

The University's sororities were among 33 panhellenic societies recognized as the best nationwide by the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC).




University community comes together for a day of service

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:23:33 -0400

More than 1,500 members of the University community took part in The Big Event day of community service April 6.




Students teach kids about bike safety

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:23:26 -0400

Quinnipiac students and faculty visited a Hamden community center to teach kids about bike safety and encourage them to wear helmets.



Multifaith Community Service Group donates art to Sandy Hook Elementary School

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:23:19 -0400

Quinnipiac's Multifaith Community Service Group recently donated a painting to the students and faculty of Sandy Hook Elementary School. The group worked to create a painting that could be hung at Chalk Hill Middle School in Monroe, where Sandy Hook Elementary School students now attend school. 




Physician assistant students volunteer at fourth annual Dr. Seuss health fair

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:23:10 -0400

Seventeen physician assistant students partnered with the Pediatric Primary Care Clinic at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael campus, for the fourth annual Dr. Seuss Children's Health and Literacy Fair on March 5.




200 high school students get hands-on media, business, arts and science experience

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:23:03 -0400

Quinnipiac University faculty and staff hosted more than 200 high school students from throughout Connecticut as part of the Center for 21st Century Skills at Education Connection.




Students travel to Dominican Republic on service trip

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:22:56 -0400

Twenty-three Quinnipiac students are spending part of their winter break in the Dominican Republic helping to build a home for a family living in a sugar cane village. The students are enrolled in the QU 301 seminar course on the global community.




University helps to bring smiles to the people of Newtown

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:22:49 -0400

The Quinnipiac men's and women's soccer teams partnered with Major League Soccer and the Connecticut Football Club to host "Soccer Night in Newtown" on Jan. 7 for the residents of Newtown.




PA students donate toys and time to hospital children

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:36:21 -0500

Physician assistant students distributed toys and oral health information to children at Yale-New Haven Hospital.




Quinnipiac fraternity chapter helps address homelessness

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:22:35 -0400

Members of Quinnipiac's chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity recently volunteered for "Abraham's Tent," which provides shelter space and meals for the homeless during the coldest season of the year.




PA students participate in "Big Read and Fitness Fair" at ACES

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:22:28 -0400

Fifty-eight physician assistant students and two faculty members took part in the "Big Read and Fitness Fair" Oct. 5  at ACES Mill Road School in North Haven.



Students collect donations to assist those impacted by storm

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:22:21 -0400

Quinnipiac freshmen are collecting donations and clothes to support those impacted by Superstorm Sandy. The effort is part of the QU-101: The Individual in the Community class, an interdisciplinary seminar for first-semester freshmen.



IRS-certified student volunteers offering income tax assistance

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:22:14 -0400

IRS-certified student volunteers are offering free tax preparation assistance to qualified individuals on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., starting Feb. 2 and continuing each Saturday through April 13 in the QU Online Building, 3093 Whitney Avenue, Hamden.




Future teachers host science and math workshop for kids

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:22:04 -0400

Twenty-five students from the School of Education, all members of the Quinnipiac Future Teachers Organization (QFTO), participated in a "Family Science, Math and Engineering Night" at Pond Hill Elementary School in Wallingford.



PA students stress health to North Haven children

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:37:37 -0500

Approximately 50 students from the physician assistant program recently took part in the Earth Day Health Fair at ACES Mill Road School in North Haven on April 27.



LAW Camp engages local teens

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:21:48 -0400

A group of New Haven teens spent three days learning about the legal system as part of a new summer camp held at Quinnipiac School of Law, Yale Law School and the New Haven Superior Court.



Nursing students donate Thanksgiving baskets to senior citizens

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:39:49 -0400

The Quinnipiac University Student Nurses Association assembled and donated Thanksgiving baskets to Davenport-Dunbar Senior Housing in Hamden, Conn. 



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