Month: February 2014

North Haven resident appointed clinical skills director at Quinnipiac University

Dr. Aaron Bernard, of North Haven, has been appointed clinical skills director at Quinnipiac University. In his new position, Bernard oversees Quinnipiac’s new Standardized Patient Assessment Center in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Yaccarino Education

Common Core: Seeking to Correct the Flaws by Listening to Our Teachers

[box]by State Rep. Dave Yaccarino 87th District, representing North Haven[/box] Amid concerns about Common Core Standards being implemented in public schools across Connecticut, I am making an effort to hear the voices of: teachers, parents, students

Author Tom Phelan

Author Tom Phelan to lecture about Ireland’s World War I soldiers, sign copies of his new book May 1 at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

Author Tom Phelan will present the lecture, “Forgotten Heroes: Ireland’s World War I Soldiers,” and sign copies of his latest book, “The Canal Bridge,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at

The Kerry Boyd

The Kerry Boys to perform at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University March 27

The Kerry Boys will perform Irish ballads and Celtic style originals at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, 3011 Whitney Ave., at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. Pierce Campbell, of Prospect, the Connecticut state troubadour for 2007-2008,

Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University to host information sessions for graduate students on March 22

Quinnipiac University will host two information sessions for prospective graduate students on Saturday, March 22. The first session, which will begin at 9 a.m. on the North Haven Campus, is for students interested in the physician assistant program. The session

Dave Yaccarino

2014 Session Begins, Budget Talks Heat Up

[box]by State Rep. Dave Yaccarino, North Haven[/box] In early February the 2014 legislative session officially began and we have some difficult issues to tackle during the next three months. As a “short session” our main focus


Quinnipiac University physician assistant students volunteer time, skills as urban health scholars

[box]Richard Bottner, a Quinnipiac University physician assistant student, is an urban health scholar.[/box] Eighteen Quinnipiac University students in the physician assistant program are spending the year improving the lives of the medically underserved, urban populations in Connecticut as urban

Quinnipiac University to host symposium, ‘Gun Laws, Public Health and the Prevalence of Gun Violence,’ March 1

A diverse group of mental health professionals, medical providers, legal experts and activists will come together for the symposium, “Gun Laws, Public Health, and the Prevalence of Gun Violence: A Critical Look at an Important

North Haven resident named university librarian at Quinnipiac University

Robert Joven, of North Haven, has been appointed university librarian at Quinnipiac University. Joven has served as interim university librarian since August of 2013. In his new position, Joven is responsible for managing and overseeing the

Dancing Under the Stars 2014

North Haven Celebs Put on Their Dancing Shoes for the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut

Once again the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut (RMHCT) is proud to partner with Kids for Kids, Dancing for Life! Inc. and present the 5th Annual Dancing Under the Stars fundraiser.  The black tie optional event

Amelia Eisch

Neurogenesis researcher to deliver keynote at NEURON Conference Feb. 23 at Quinnipiac University

[box]Amelia Eisch, associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will present the keynote address during the NEURON Conference at Quinnipiac University’s Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences in North

MacKnight and Rep. Sharkey

Breakfast with the Legislators, 2014

Hamden’s Miller Library rotunda was bursting at the seams Jan. 18 morning for the League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven “Breakfast with the Legislators”. Jackie MacKnight, organizer of the event, had a few anxious