Month: November 2015

Looney, Fasano, Yaccarino Applaud Vanacore Field Grant

Senate President Martin M. Looney, Representative Dave Yaccarino, Carolyn Vanacore, and Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano met at North Haven’s Vanacore Field to celebrate the newly awarded Small Town Economic Assistance Program grant.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture certifies Quinnipiac University’s School of Law to operate mediation program

The Quinnipiac University 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.

Sen. Fasano, Senate Republicans Vow to Pursue an Enforceable State Spending Cap During Next Legislative Session

Following an opinion released today by the Attorney General regarding the constitutional state spending cap, CT Senate Republican lawmakers commit to pursuing an enforceable cap during the 2016 legislative session.

Sen. Fasano & Fellow Republicans Share Short-Term and Long-Term Proposals to Address State Budget Shortfalls

Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) and House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-Derby) released their proposals to close the state’s current budget deficit and make long-term structural changes to help the state avoid future shortfalls.

Quinnipiac University to host panel discussion on refugees around the world Nov. 16

Two experts will discuss the current status of refugees around the world during a panel discussion from 12:30-2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 225, at Quinnipiac University.

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Quinnipiac University law students win American Bar Association’s annual ABA Criminal Justice Advocacy Competition

Four members of the Quinnipiac University School of Law Mock Trial Society won the American Bar Association’s annual Criminal Justice Advocacy Competition.

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Quinnipiac University rates No. 26 nationally and first in state in Military Times’ ‘Best for Vets: Colleges 2016’ rankings

Quinnipiac University 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. The rankings factor in the results of

Rep. Yaccarino Meets with North Haven Residents during Monthly Coffee Hours

North Haven residents discussed various state policies, the issues that may shape the 2016 legislative session, and how these measures will affect area businesses and residents, as well as any other issues that are of concern.

Quinnipiac University’s School of Education to host Newtown mother who lost child in Sandy Hook tragedy

Scarlett Lewis, a Newtown mother who lost her son in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, will present the lecture, “Why Social and Emotional Learning Matters: Teaching Kids to Choose Love,” from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University to hold food drive Nov. 1-14 to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank

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.

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host Nov. 21 symposium on right-to-die legislation and end-of-life care

“Concerning Aid in Dying,” a symposium addressing the legal, medical and ethical issues surrounding right-to-die legislation and end-of-life care, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Ceremonial Courtroom at the Quinnipiac University School of Law Center.

Quinnipiac University Theater for Community to present ‘Spring Awakening’ Nov. 12-15

Quinnipiac University Theater for Community will present the musical, “Spring Awakening,” with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, from Nov. 12–15 in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater.