Category: People in the News

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

Rep. Yaccarino Tours Liuzzi, Promotes Local Small Business

The tour, led by Domenic Liuzzi owner and North Haven native, allowed Rep. Yaccarino to witness firsthand the workings of the business and its facility on 322 State Street.

/ April 28, 2017

Ray Andrewsen, general manager of WQUN-AM 1220, to receive Hamden’s Citizen of the Year Award

A native of North Haven, Andrewsen has a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University. He has worked at WQUN for 20 years, during which time he has conducted thousands of interviews with community leaders and people of interest.

/ January 31, 2017

William Kohlhepp of North Haven elected president of the Physician Assistant Education Association board

Kohlhepp, who also is a tenured professor in Quinnipiac’s physician assistant studies program, has been on the PAEA board of directors since 2010.

/ November 14, 2016

Sen. Len Fasano Re-Elected State Senate Republican Leader; Sen. Kevin Witkos Named Senate Republican Leader Pro Tempore

Sen. Len Fasano represents the 34th Senate District communities of Durham, East Haven, North Haven and Wallingford. He has served as a state Senator since 2003 and was first elected to serve as Senate Minority Leader in 2014.

/ November 10, 2016

Quinnipiac University to honor veterans and celebrate the launching of its Center for U.S. Veterans Rehabilitation

This event is sponsored by the Joining Forces initiative in the Quinnipiac University School of Nursing, which was launched in 2013 as part of a national initiative to educate faculty and health professionals about the needs and issues faced by...

/ November 2, 2016

Sen. Fasano Named 2016 “Children’s Champion”

Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano was presented with the 2016 “Children’s Champion” award by the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance for his leadership on issues related to Connecticut’s young children.

/ September 9, 2016

Summer Daisy Community Service Project‏

The girls voted on helping those in need by conducting a food drive to donate to the North Haven Food Bank.

/ August 14, 2016

New York City council names St. Patrick’s Day Parade Chair John Lahey Irish Man of the Year

John L. Lahey, chair of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Board of Directors and president of Quinnipiac University, has been named the “Thomas Manton Person of the Year” by the New York City Council.

/ March 16, 2016

North Haven Veteran Steve Gifford testifies in Hartford, supporting veteran-owned businesses legislation

The legislation, which is sponsored by the Senate Democratic Leadership, would give small veteran-owned businesses favorable treatment in state contracting.

/ March 4, 2016

Former Freedom Rider Lula White of New Haven receives the Quinnipiac University Black Law Students Association’s Thurgood Marshall Award

Lula White, of New Haven, a former Freedom Rider during the civil rights movement, received the Quinnipiac University Black Law Students Association’s (BLSA) Thurgood Marshall Award on Feb. 25. The Thurgood Marshall Award is given in honor of the first...

/ March 3, 2016