Category: People in the News

Christina Stoeffler

Quinnipiac University division of Student Affairs receives several awards; program, staff members, student honored

Stoeffler, a senior English and theater major from North Haven, was the state of Connecticut winner of NASPA’s Catch a Rising Star award, which recognizes an undergraduate student interested in a student affairs career.

Alexandra Ford

Quinnipiac’s Alexandra Ford receives scholarship created for doctoral nursingstudents seeking to improve health care for cancer patients

The scholarship program provides full tuition and was created to recognize doctoral nursing students seeking to improve health care for cancer patients.

Rep. Yaccarino, Sen. Cicarella Respond to Passing of North Haven Firefighter EMT Anthony DeSimone

Firefighter Desimone was a 23-year veteran of the North Haven Fire Department.

Hanna and Nathan Kim

North Haven Students Recognized as Winners in the 18th eesmarts™ Student Contest 

Students submitted projects to the statewide contest promoting sustainability, energy efficiency, and clean and renewable energy.

Billy Mecca

Quinnipiac University honors employees with recognition celebration on May 16

Mecca, who is in his 25th year as senior associate athletic director, has served as an assistant men’s basketball coach, head men’s tennis coach, assistant director of athletics, head men’s basketball coach and interim athletic director.

Sonia Temfack

North Haven High School student Sonia Temfack receives Quinnipiac University Book Award and Scholarship

The award, given to a junior with outstanding leadership qualities and academics, includes a minimum scholarship of $15,000 per year to the university and an application fee waiver.

Chris Roush, Dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University, writes new book about business journalism

The book examines the dissemination divide between people who can pay thousands of dollars for high-end business journalism and the small business owners, entrepreneurs and consumers who are no longer getting the business and economics news they need to make decisions.

North Haven Girl Scouts Bridge

The Bridging Ceremony is when Girl Scouts advance to the next level of Girl Scouts after completing two years in a level.

Cheryl Cartier, manager of the Quinnipiac University bookstore, organized a collection drive to benefit about 50 Hamden residents who were displaced by a fire at a Hamden apartment complex.

Quinnipiac University is doing its part to help the victims of a Valentine’s Day fire in Hamden.

The donations will benefit the at least 50 people forced from their homes when a fire tore through an apartment complex.

Sotonye Douglas, a third-year medical student at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Contributed photo.

Quinnipiac University medical student elected to a Student National Medical Association leadership post

As director of Region VII, Douglas will represent students from six states that have 11 medical schools and 20 undergraduate colleges and universities.

Iddrisu Awudu

Quinnipiac University announces 2020 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students Awards

Quinnipiac University has recognized three faculty members and three staff members as recipients of the 2020 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students Awards.

Janani Arangan, a second-year medical student at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University medical student receives Arnold P. Gold Foundation funding to develop grocery voucher program to address food insecurity among type II diabetes patients at Fair Haven Community Health Care

Arangan, who lives in North Haven, will use the fellowship for her project, “Grocery Voucher Pilot: Addressing Food Insecurity Among Low-Income Patients with Type II Diabetes in New Haven, Connecticut.”