Len Fasano

Senate Passes Legislation to Support Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Senate Bill 294 aims to improve communication between the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and families in need of services for their loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

/ May 2, 2016

Senate Passes Bill to Promote Health Care Competition Addresses Physician Non-Compete Agreements

After working together on groundbreaking healthcare legislation last year, Sen. Looney and Sen. Fasano are continuing their efforts to address health care concerns in Connecticut with S.B. 351.

/ April 28, 2016

Millie Hepburn of Pound Ridge, New York, appointed assistant professor of nursing at Quinnipiac University

Before coming to Quinnipiac, Hepburn taught and practiced with interprofessional teams in the various neurosciences, psychiatry and rehabilitation at New York University Langone Medical Center and Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation, as well as Columbia University Medical Center.

/ April 28, 2016

Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute digitizes first issue of ‘The Weekly Irish Times’ to be published in Dublin after the Easter Rising

Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University has digitized the first issue of “The Weekly Irish Times” to be published in Dublin immediately following the Easter Rising.

/ April 28, 2016
Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, an award-winning poet, essayist and cultural critic, will discuss his work at Quinnipiac University at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 6.

Award-winning poet, essayist and columnist to discuss his work May 6 at Quinnipiac University

Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, an award-winning poet, essayist and cultural critic, will discuss his work at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 6, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 225, at Quinnipiac University.

/ April 28, 2016
Sen. Fasano speaks at a press conference alongside fellow Republican lawmakers.

Senate & House Republicans Propose Budget Plan

Republican lawmakers in the Connecticut General Assembly today proposed a revised 2017 budget that closes the state’s projected $935.7 million deficit, restores funding to core social services, protects local town education funding, and implements long-term structural changes to the state...

/ April 25, 2016
Karen Myrick, of West Hartford, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing at Quinnipiac University.

Assistant professor of nursing wins research award from National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

In addition to ongoing funded research in nurse practitioner practice, candidates for the award were also considered based on their research, support of evidence-based practice and the influence of evolving health policy and nurse practitioner education.

/ April 25, 2016
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Quinnipiac University to host summer information session for prospective physician assistant graduate students

The session will begin with a presentation by the graduate admissions and financial aid staff followed by a breakout session with the program director and current students who will answer questions about the program.

/ April 25, 2016
State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-North Haven) and North Haven Firefighter Anthony DeSimone.

Rep. Yaccarino Applauds Bipartisan Plan to Assist Firefighters with Cancer

The bill aims to use existing resources to fund a new account that will provide wage replacement benefits to eligible firefighters who suffer from certain types of cancer.

/ April 22, 2016
From left, Sarah McDevitt, Dr. Juan Salinas, Rachel Petree and Natalie Hutchinson. McDevitt, Petree and Hutchinson are doctoral students in the nurse anesthesia track at the Quinnipiac University School of Nursing. They traveled to Leon, Nicaragua from March 12-19, where they provided care and gave anesthesia to patients in the city hospital. (Photo by Karita Kack of the Quinnipiac University School of Nursing.)

Quinnipiac University nursing students and professors provide care at Nicaragua hospital during spring break

A group of Quinnipiac University School of Nursing students and professors traveled to Leon, Nicaragua from March 12-19, where they provided care and gave anesthesia to patients in the city hospital.

/ April 21, 2016

Rep. Yaccarino Donates to Homeless Veterans

State Representative and ranking member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee Dave Yaccarino attended the Help-A-Hero event at the state capitol in Hartford.

/ April 19, 2016

Yaccarino Supports Legislation to Acknowledge Blue Water Navy Veterans

Rep. Yaccarino joined members in the House of Representatives in unanimously passing a resolution in support of Blue Water Navy veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange while serving in the Vietnam War, which would require the President of the...

/ April 13, 2016