Lawrence Ross to discuss his book, ‘Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,’ at Quinnipiac University on Feb. 1

Described as a bold mix of history and the current climate, “Blackballed” is a call to action for universities to make radical changes to their policies and standards to foster a better legacy for all students.

From left to right: Andrea McDowell, Chris McDowell (Golf Cove Co-Owner), State Sen. Paul Cicarella, State Rep. Dave Yaccarino, Jeff and Samantha Dorman (Feeding Families Foundation Co-Founders), First Selectman Michael Freda, Paul DeStefano (Golf Cove Co-Owner), Leslie DeStefano (Rumanoff’s Jewelers Chief Sales Officer), Doug Rumanoff (Rumanoff's Jewelers CEO), and Mike Rumanoff (Rumanoff's Jewelers Founder) on Jan. 20 celebrated Feeding Families Foundation’s first annual Winter Virtual Golf Classic to benefit parents of hospitalized children at Golf Cove in North Haven. The foundation recently launched its “Parent Plate Program” with Yale New Haven Hospital to address food affordability and accessibility issues that parents often face when caring for their child in the hospital. The event raised more than $8,000 for families in need.

Raising Money to Help Parents of Hospitalized Children

By partnering with children’s hospitals, the Parent Plate Program utilizes the hospital’s existing food service infrastructure to provide food to parents.

Quinnipiac University to host ‘Sip & Shop’ event Feb. 3 celebrating Black History Month and people of color who own small businesses

Launched in 2022 by the Center for Women and Business and spearheaded by Danisha Collins, administrative assistant of Global Health Programs at QU’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Sip & Shop has served as a platform for female entrepreneurs of color in order for them to connect with potential clients.

State Rep. Dave Yaccarino Announces 2024 Re-Election Bid in North Haven

During his time as a legislator, Yaccarino has continually fought to make Connecticut more
affordable, often proposing legislation aimed at reducing costs and rightsizing state finances.

North Haven Lawmakers Join Police Department to Hear Residents’ Concerns on Crime

Police outlined the legislative impediments that they face to pursue and arrest criminals, while the lawmakers discussed what is being done at the state and local level to support police and deter crime.

North Haven Police Capt. Christopher Thorpe (left), Chief of Police Kevin Glenn (second from right), and Capt. Joe Woznyk (right) join Sen. Paul Cicarella after his acceptance of a CPCA Carrol J. Hughes Legislator of the Year Award at the organization’s winter meeting on Dec. 14 in Bristol.

Sen. Cicarella Honored by CT Police Chiefs’ Association

The CPCA Carroll J. Hughes Legislator of the Year award is named in honor of longtime lobbyist Carroll J. Hughes and is presented annually to lawmakers who have worked to support initiatives and legislation important to law enforcement.

Quinnipiac University students recently created 40 blankets for kids and families supported by Ronald McDonald House in New Haven.

Quinnipiac nursing students and sorority members join hands to make blankets for Ronald McDonald House

The two-hour blitz of blanket-building drew over 100 student volunteers to the piazza on the Mount Carmel Campus.

(L-R) Larry Lazaroff, Eileen Frank and Rep. Dave Yaccarino. Photo courtesy: CT House Republicans.

Rep. Yaccarino Hosts Successful Winter Clothing Drive with Columbus House

The effort focused on providing homeless and insecure veterans in the North Haven area with new winter essentials, like hats, gloves, and warm underwear.

Rep. Yaccarino to Host Veterans Winter Clothing Drive with Columbus House

This annual drive is aiming to collect NEW men’s & women’s coats, sweatpants, underwear, hats, and gloves.

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.

State Rep. Dave Yaccarino, left, State Rep. Josh Elliott, Hamden Mayor Lauren Garrett, Hammad Chaudhry, senior manager of conservation and load management at Avangrid, Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian, North Haven First Selectman Mike Freda and Erik Robie, director of customer programs and products at Avangrid, to celebrate Quinnipiac receiving a Sustainability Achievement Award from United Illuminating and Southern Connecticut Gas, subsidiaries of Avangrid. Photo by Dan Passapera of Quinnipiac University.

United Illuminating and Southern Connecticut Gas present Quinnipiac University with Sustainability Achievement Award for energy efficiency upgrades on North Haven Campus

As a result, Quinnipiac saved enough energy to power 120 homes each year or remove the equivalent of nearly 300 cars from the road annually.

North Haven Soccer Club Celebrates Local Referees

The event included supportive and motivational speeches for referees, information about the opportunities that becoming a certified referee can offer, and a raffle for all of the local referees.

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