Category: Education

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University to host Rare Disease Day symposium Feb. 27

Rare Disease Day at Quinnipiac is a free event that provides an opportunity for patients, family members and researchers to share their stories and promote education, awareness and advocacy.

Quinnipiac University to host high school computer programming competition April 27

During the competition, students will work together to solve a wide range of problems. Scoring will be based on whether the submitted program compiles and runs, and whether it solves the specified problem.

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum to host historian David W. Blight on Feb. 6

Blight lectures widely in the United States and around the world on the Civil War and the Reconstruction period, race relations, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, and problems in public history and American historical memory.

Quinnipiac University to host, ‘Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine’ on Feb. 12

O’Rourke’s album, “Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine,” evokes the harsh truths of the Irish peasant’s life during the potato blight of 1845–52.

James P. Ryan of North Haven appointed associate vice president for integrated marketing communications at Quinnipiac University

In his role, Ryan is responsible for advancing marketing communications across the university, including planning and implementing marketing strategies to elevate and/or support the university brand as well as the College of Arts and Sciences and the eight professional schools.

Dr. Bethany Zemba appointed vice president and chief of staff at Quinnipiac University

In her new role, Zemba will serve as a senior adviser, working closely with the senior management team to direct the formulation and execution of the university’s strategic plan.

Quinnipiac University to host panel discussion, “The Real Story Behind Safe Schools,” Nov. 13

This program, sponsored by the School of Education, is free and open to the public.

Quinnipiac University Prof. Sasha Turner of North Haven receives award from the Association of Black Women Historians

Turner was presented with a 2018 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book, Anthology, and Article Award for her article, “The Nameless and the Forgotten: Maternal Grief, Sacred Protection, and the Archive of Slavery.”

Quinnipiac University medical students to host silent art auction on Nov. 8 to support Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services

The students are organizing the event to support Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services, a New Haven-based refugee resettlement agency.

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host ‘Building Bridges and Finding Answers: The Opioid Crisis in Connecticut’

The summit will feature state and local government officials and leaders from various professions, including law, medical, nursing, education, social work and communications, who will take part in a series of presentations on the opioid crisis’ impact on Connecticut, what first responders are seeing in the field, and the treatment options that are available to those who are addicted.

Quinnipiac University recognizes 2018 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students Award recipients

Honorees will be recognized at the annual Center for Excellence Awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host open house for prospective students on Nov. 3

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.