Category: Education

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.

Laima Karosas, PhD, MSN, chair of graduate nursing programs at Quinnipiac University and president of the Connecticut APRN Society. Photo courtesy of Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University School of Nursing to host legislative breakfast on Oct. 19

Attendees also can participate in two workshops at the event.

From left to right in the attached photo are Quinnipiac University medical students Claire Barton of Hamden, Allison Cammisa of White Plains, New York, Elizabeth George of New Haven and Kyra Ray of New Haven. They accepted the American Academy of Family Physicians’ 2019 Program of Excellence award on behalf of the Family Medicine Interest Group at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Contributed photo.

American Academy of Family Physicians recognizes Quinnipiac University’s Family Medicine Interest Group as ‘A Program of Excellence’

Quinnipiac’s FMIG was one of 19 to win the 2019 Program of Excellence Award for its exemplary efforts to grow and support interest in family medicine.

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Quinnipiac University School of Law to host first-ever Connecticut Law Fair Sept. 13

The fair is being held to provide prospective law students with an opportunity to learn more about the law school admissions process as well as the academic programs, career services, financial aid and scholarships available at the participating law schools.

North Haven Soccer Club 2019 Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to Quinn Kirby and Camille Sahirul, the 2019 NHSC scholarship recipients!

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Quinnipiac University to host summit on June 7 to report strategies and recommendations to address opioid crisis in Connecticut

Recommendations from law enforcement, counselors, city and town officials, medical professionals, criminal justice representatives and others will be reported during the day-long event.