Category: People in the News

North Haven resident recognized as faculty scholar at Quinnipiac University’s College of Arts and Sciences

Turner, who joined the faculty in 2010, is the author of “Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica.”

North Haven resident elected president of the National Association of Medical Minority Educators

As president, Collier is responsible for leading NAMME’s governing board to develop its membership, student outreach and partnerships with other national organizations with similar missions.

Quinnipiac University School of Education Professor Cindy Kern of North Haven guest lectured at Cairo American College in Egypt

Kern, who joined the School of Education faculty at Quinnipiac in 2015, received her doctorate in science education from the University of Nevada.

Quinnipiac University Professor Sasha Turner Of North Haven Elected Co-President Of The Coordinating Council For Women In History

The council, an affiliate organization of the American Historical Association, is committed to supporting and fostering the inclusion of all women in the historical profession.

Vincent Van Oss Of North Haven Appointed Director Of Marketing For Quinnipiac University Online

In his new role, Van Oss is responsible for implementing the strategic planning, coordination and management of all marketing efforts for the university’s online and corporate training programs.

North Haven Resident Recognized for Establishing First Annual Day of Awareness in the Country for Rare Bone Disorder

In 2016, LaPrade began the process of sharing her story with lawmakers at the State Capitol. This summer, the day of awareness was made official with the passage and signage of Public Act 17-204.

Sen. Fasano Supports Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive

Sen. Fasano also presented Vinnie Penn with a citation, introduced by him and State Senator George Logan (R-Ansonia), recognizing two decades of service running the Stuff-A-Bus fundraiser and raising awareness for hunger throughout our state.

Quinnipiac University professor’s comedic documentary selected to be screened at film festivals in New Hampshire, Texas and St. Louis

“Mickey’s Pets,” which premiered at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in August, has been selected to be screened at the New Hampshire Film Festival, the Austin Film Festival and the St. Louis International Film Festival.

Quinnipiac University’s Future Teachers Organization earns second consecutive Outstanding Local Excellence Award

The award recognizes local student chapters that have achieved excellence throughout the year by providing members with leadership and development opportunities in the areas of teacher quality, community outreach and political action.

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.

Edward Kobayashi earns Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

The award recognizes the value of humanism in the delivery of care to patients and their families.

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.