Category: Education

Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Inc. of West Hartford awards $500,000 to support Quinnipiac University School of Medicine students planning to become primary care physicians

The Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Inc. in West Hartford has awarded the medical school $500,000 to create the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Primary Care Fellowship, which will provide scholarships to qualified students who seek careers...

/ July 31, 2017

Quinnipiac University School of Education to host workshop on ‘Self-Care for Effective Teaching’ Aug. 22

They will discuss a variety of topics, including cultivating positive self-care and relationships with compassion; teacher wellness through mindfulness, breath and movement; and the benefits of the hands-on emotional freedom technique and the Choose Love Enrichment Program.

/ July 25, 2017

Quinnipiac University’s Future Teachers Organization earns second consecutive Outstanding Local Excellence Award

The award recognizes local student chapters that have achieved excellence throughout the year by providing members with leadership and development opportunities in the areas of teacher quality, community outreach and political action.

/ July 6, 2017

CEO Roundtable on Cancer reaccredits Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer is a nonprofit organization of CEOs, founded by former President George H.W. Bush. It developed and administers the Gold Standard, a workplace accreditation program that encourages and recognizes the commitment of organizations that take concrete...

/ June 8, 2017

Quinnipiac University to present Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to ‘NBC Nightly News’ Anchor Lester Holt

Quinnipiac presents the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to honor those who have shown courage and forthrightness in preserving the rights set forth in the First Amendment.

/ June 6, 2017

Quinnipiac University confers 150 degrees, including commencement ceremony for its inaugural medical school class

All 58 graduates matched to residencies around the country this past March. Graduates and their families were welcomed by Charissa DiNobile, president of the Class of 2017.

/ May 15, 2017

Yaccarino Tours Yale Center for Genome Analysis

Yale is an established leader in the development of genome sequencing and its clinical applications in precision medicine, including newborn diseases, prenatal diagnosis and personalized treatments in Smilow Cancer Center.

/ May 2, 2017

Quinnipiac University to host information session for prospective physician assistant graduate students June 12

Quinnipiac's 27-month program provides intensive course work in biology and the applied sciences and involves students in an extensive network of fieldwork experiences – including in hospitals, medical centers, extended-care facilities and nursing homes.

/ May 2, 2017

Center for Women and Business at Quinnipiac University to present interactive workshop on ‘Mindfulness in the Workplace’

Jones said the program will help attendees create healthy and sustainable business practices and learn skills to increase well-being and effectiveness.

/ April 4, 2017

NARAL executive to discuss ‘The Future of Health Care in Connecticut” April 6 at Quinnipiac University

This program is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Doctors for America and Medical Students for Choice.

/ April 3, 2017

Quinnipiac University to host panel discussion on fake news on April 5

The panel will include Associate Professor of Journalism Margarita Diaz, Outreach and Instruction Librarian Matthew Flaherty, Visiting Professor of Accounting James Stodder and Sharlene Walbaum.

/ April 3, 2017