Category: Education

Quinnipiac University will host a workshop with Okhee Lee on Saturday, Dec. 7. Lee is a professor in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University. Her research areas include science education, language and culture, and teacher education. (Photo courtesy of NYU).

Quinnipiac University’s Science Teaching and Learning Center will host Prof. Okhee Lee on Dec. 7

Lee is a professor in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University. Her research areas include science education, language and culture, and teacher education.

Sasha Turner, of North Haven, associate professor of history at Quinnipiac University, was a guest speaker at a two-day symposium titled, “Capitalism and Slavery – 75 Years Later,” on Nov. 14 and 15 at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. Autumn Driscoll/Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University Prof. Sasha Turner guest speaker at symposium, ‘Capitalism and Slavery – 75 Years Later,’ in Trinidad and Tobago

Williams was one of the early founders of CARICOM, an organization made up of 20 Caribbean nations to promote economic and political integration and cooperation among members.

Quinnipiac University student Jake Flanagan rakes leaves at Animal Haven in North Haven on Nov. 9 as part of a Greek Day of Community Service. (Richard Petrosino/Quinnipiac University).

Quinnipiac University students participated in a Greek Day of Community Service

In North Haven, the students helped out at the Girl Scouts, Animal Haven Inc. and Pet Smart.

The Lynne L. Pantalena Law Library at Quinnipiac University by John Hassett.

Quinnipiac University named a ‘Best Law School’ by The Princeton Review

The institutional survey, which numbered more than 200 questions, covered topics from academic offerings and admission requirements to data about currently enrolled students and graduates’ employment.

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Quinnipiac University School of Law Center.

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host open house for prospective students on Nov. 16

Those who attend will tour the center and learn about the law school’s academic program and how the faculty works closely with students to develop a course of study that matches their goals.

Ashley Bissonnette, senior researcher at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Contributed photo.

Senior researcher at Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center to discuss ‘Ethnobotanicals of Southern New England’ Nov. 14 at Quinnipiac University

Along with discussing health disparities among Native Americans, Bissonnette will cover the ethnobotanicals and their traditional uses, and the importance of history and culture in public health programming.

Judith Altmann. Contributed photo.

Holocaust survivor to speak at Quinnipiac University on Nov. 5

Altmann is coming to Quinnipiac as part of Echoes and Reflections, a program that provides Holocaust and genocide education in Connecticut.

(l-r) Beverlee Dacey, Catlin Wells and Diane Winston

People’s United Center for Women and Business at Quinnipiac University to host ‘Women in Leadership Panel’ on Oct. 22

Sponsored by the People’s United Center for Women and Business at Quinnipiac University and the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization, this event also will celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from Oct. 19-26.

Quinnipiac University’s Science Teaching and Learning Center to host free events for teachers on Oct. 18 & 19

Cindy Kern, assistant teaching professor of education, said the event will include teachers from Bridgeport, CREC, Danbury, Guilford, Meriden, Milford, New Haven, Notre Dame-West Haven, Stratford, Tolland, the University of Connecticut and West Haven.

Janelle Chiasera, dean of the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University. Photo by Autumn Driscoll of Quinnipiac University.

Janelle Chiasera of North Haven appointed dean of the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University

Chiasera is a leader in her profession and currently serves as a regional director for the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS).

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne. Photo by Sean Berry.

Travis Mills, veteran and quadruple amputee, to share his story of courage and inspiration Nov. 5 at Quinnipiac University

Mills lost portions of both his arms and legs in 2012 when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off while he was on patrol during his third tour of duty in Afghanistan.

Quinnipiac University to host two information sessions for prospective graduate students Nov. 2

Both sessions will include an overview of graduate admissions and financial aid.