Month: April 2015

Sen. Fasano & CT Republicans Unveil Blueprint for Prosperity

Scrapping Gov. Malloy’s budget proposal, House and Senate Republicans today offered their plan, a Blueprint for Prosperity, which accomplishes what the governor could not: it is balanced, under the spending cap, restores vital social service programs for the neediest and reforms taxes, while instituting government reforms to save hundreds of millions in the coming two years.

Yaccarino, Republicans outline Blueprint for Prosperity

Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) along with Republican lawmakers revealed a two-year $40 billion spending plan for Connecticut that is honest, restores critical funding and addresses immediate needs, during a press conference on Friday morning.

Quinnipiac University nursing students selected to attend Student Policy Summit in Washington D.C.

Claire Hardin, of New Haven, left, and Brooke Phelan, of Milford, recently attended the 2015 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Student Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.

Lisa O’Connor of East Haddam promoted to associate dean of the Quinnipiac University School of Nursing

Lisa O’Connor, of East Haddam, director and chair of undergraduate nursing, has been promoted to associate dean of the Quinnipiac University School of Nursing.

Bird Hike at Peter’s Rock Park

Mike Horn of the New Haven Bird Club will once again lead a bird hike through Peter’s Rock Park.

Rep. Yaccarino Keeps His Campaign Promise of Monthly Coffee Hours

Rep. Dave Yaccarino recently discussed with constituents issues facing Connecticut like taxes, budget deficits and cuts to the most vulnerable population – seniors, as well as residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Board-certified forensic anthropologist to lecture April 23 at Quinnipiac University

Kristen Hartnett, a board-certified forensic anthropologist at the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, will present the lecture, “50 Ways to Hide (and Uncover!) A Body: Tales from a Forensic Anthropologist,” from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater at Quinnipiac University.

Gay stand-up comedian to perform at Quinnipiac University April 17 to mark Day of Silence

Adam Sank, one of the most recognized openly gay stand-up comics in the country, will perform at Quinnipiac University on Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in the Carl Hansen Student Center dining hall on the Mount Carmel Campus.

Hunter Pageau Featured on “Nyberg”

Hunter Pageau and his mother Sharon talk to Ann Nyberg about living with SMARD and his efforts to raise awareness about Spinal Muscular Atrophy Respiratory Distress.

Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing hosts U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy to discuss pay gap between male and female nurses

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy visited Quinnipiac University on April 1, to discuss a report that male nurses out-earn female nurses by an average of $5,000 per year.

Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing receives $10,000 grant to support students with financial needs

Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Gertrude E. Skelly Charitable Foundation. The gift will be used to support nursing students with scholarships and emergency financial assistance in times of a serious need.

Yaccarino Participates in Jobs Roundtable

State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) welcomed area business leaders to the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 25, for “Connecticut Business Day”.