Category: Education

Quinnipiac University biology professor Courtney McGinnis, pictured last summer, has received a $18,000 grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to continue investigating pollution in the Quinnipiac River.

Quinnipiac University professor receives $18,000 grant to investigate pollution in the Quinnipiac River

In addition, the funds will be utilized to support environmental clean-up efforts on state property bordering the Quinnipiac River in North Haven.

From left to right: Board of Police Commissioners Chairman Larry Lazaroff, Lorena Lane, State Representative Dave Yaccarino, Vanessa Gallo, NHRTC Chairman Vincenzo Gallo, NHRTC Treasurer Carolyn Yaccarino, and Ralph Auriemma.

North Haven Republican Town Committee Supports Successful Education Foundation Comedy Night

Overall, the event garnered a remarkable $13,000 for the Education Foundation.

North Haven Soccer Club Scholarship

North Haven Soccer Club College Scholarship

The North Haven Soccer Club is giving $500 college scholarships to two current or former members of the NHSC who are heading off to college.

Fair Haven School of New Haven student artist Kristine Romero Rivera poses in front of her artwork at the School of Education’s annual Kaleidoscope of Creativity gallery.

Quinnipiac’s Kaleidoscope of Creativity gallery highlightsyouth artwork at the School of Education

The gallery is on display year-round to inspire faculty, students, staff and members of the public visiting the North Haven Campus.

Quinnipiac University to host photography exhibit, ‘Ukraine: War and Resistance,’ from April 8-June 15

Most of the photographs were taken after the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, yet some date as early as 2014, when Russia first invaded Ukraine and annexed the Crimean Peninsula.

Author Becca Levy

World-renowned author to discuss, ‘Breaking the Age Code,’ at Quinnipiac University on Feb. 29

Levy, the leading authority on how beliefs about aging influence aging health, is a professor of epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health and professor of psychology at Yale.

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.

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.

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.