Category: Education

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.

Rep. Yaccarino Meets with North Haven High School Classes to Discuss Current Affairs

Rep. Yaccarino offered the students insight on the daily life of a state representative, his history serving the people of North Haven, and how his role fits into the complicated landscape of local, state, and federal government issues – and even sometimes global. 

Bobcat Golden Lager. Courtesy of Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University and Stony Creek Brewery partner to launch new Bobcat Golden Lager

A portion of every sale will fuel student entrepreneurship grants designed to help Bobcats succeed in launching new business ventures.

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.

Student nurses raised their right hands and collectively recited the White Coat Ceremony Oath as members of the Quinnipiac University School of Nursing.

Quinnipiac University School of Nursing hosts inaugural White Coat Ceremony

School of Nursing Dean Larry Slater welcomed the nursing students to the program’s first ceremony, which will become a tradition for the School of Nursing.

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host Connecticut Law Fair Sept. 7

The fair will give prospective law students an opportunity to learn more about the law school admissions process as well as the academic programs, career services, financial aid and scholarships available at the participating law schools.

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.

Devon Latimore, left, and Liza McIntyre work on the production of a student remake of a “Big Bang Theory” episode as part of the Modern Storytelling: Movie-Making Madness for High School Students,” summer program at Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University hosts ‘Modern Storytelling: Movie-Making Madness’ for students interested in television, film

In addition to acting and lighting, the students enrolled in the summer program learned skills such as producing, scripting, cinematography and post-production to create dynamic and diverse media content for all types of audiences.

Rep. Dave Yaccarino and Sen. Paul Cicarella present state citations to coaches from state champion hockey and football teams.

Rep. Yaccarino, Sen. Cicarella Welcome State Champion North Haven Hockey, Football Teams to State Capitol

Both teams were introduced on the floor of the Connecticut Senate and House of Representatives to thunderous applause from legislators, staff, and guests in attendance.

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.