Month: April 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 budget.

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.

Quinnipiac University

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.

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.

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.

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.


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 United States, Vice President of the United States, and Members of Congress to provide VA benefits to Navy veterans who have been exposed to Agent Orange in the coastal waters of Vietnam between 1962 and 1975.

North Haven Soccer Club Scholarship

North Haven Soccer Club College Scholarship

The North Haven Soccer Club is giving $500 college scholarships to two current or former members of the NHSC who are heading off to college.