Quinnipiac University to host dance marathon Feb. 24 to raise money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Quinnipiac University to host dance marathon Feb. 24 to raise money  for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

HAMDEN – More than 1,500 Quinnipiac University students will dance the night away and raise money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center on Saturday, Feb. 24. The QTHON, a 10-hour dance marathon, starts at 2 p.m. with more than 65 teams at the Athletics and Recreation Center on Quinnipiac’s Mount Carmel Campus. Last year’s QTHON raised $218,184.83 through fundraising […]

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac Hosts Grandparents Day Saturday

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac Hosts Grandparents Day Saturday

HAMDEN – Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will host Grandparents Day from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the museum, 3011 Whitney Ave. Grandparents Day will begin with a guided tour at 10:30 a.m. Throughout the day, family trees will be available for children to decorate while learning about their ancestors. Children will also have the opportunity […]

Actor And Activist Danny Glover To Serve As Black History Month Keynote Speaker At Quinnipiac University On Feb. 6

Actor And Activist Danny Glover To Serve As Black History Month Keynote Speaker At Quinnipiac University On Feb. 6

Acclaimed actor and leading social justice activist Danny Glover will be the Black History Month keynote speaker at Quinnipiac University on Feb. 6. “From Abolition to #BLM: A Conversation with Danny Glover,” will take place at 7 p.m. at Burt Kahn Court on the Mount Carmel Campus, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. The event is free and open to the […]

Hearings open on Quinnipiac application for dorm rooms in six buildings at York Hill Campus

Hearings open on Quinnipiac application for dorm rooms in six buildings at York Hill Campus

HAMDEN – A hearing on Quinnipiac University’s request to add 220 new beds to its York HIll Campus opened at this week’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, but it won’t be acted upon until at least next month. The university this week appeared before the Planning and Zoning Commission to outline its plans to build […]

QU, Hamden community team up for Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run

QU, Hamden community team up for Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run

HAMDEN – The spirit of giving filled Thornton Wilder Hall in the Miller Memorial Central Library and Cultural Complex on Dec. 8 as Quinnipiac University and the Hamden community team up to make the holidays a little happier for senior citizens. The eighth annual Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run luncheon was a collaboration between Quinnipiac’s AM 1220 […]

‘Mission Girls’ exhibition at Quinnipiac University

‘Mission Girls’ exhibition at Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN – “Mission Girls,” an exhibition that tells the story of Irish women’s emigration from 1883 to 1950, is on display at the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. “These women were a unique phenomenon in western European immigration,” said Maureen Murphy, the library curator. “They frequently traveled on their own and […]

QU professor speaks at 2017 China International Technology Transfer Conference in Beijing

QU professor speaks at 2017 China International Technology Transfer Conference in Beijing

Petulia Blake-Scontrino of New Haven, assistant teaching professor of management at Quinnipiac University, was invited to speak at the 2017 China International Technology Transfer Conference Nov. 27-29 in Beijing. Blake-Scontrino was invited as an “outstanding female scientist” and was asked to deliver a keynote speech about mutual respect and gender equality. She was one of […]

Hamden resident, QU professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to Jordan

Hamden resident, QU professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to Jordan

Mohammad N. Elahee of Hamden, professor of international business at Quinnipiac University, will teach and conduct research in Jordan next semester on negotiating in a globalized world. His work will be funded with a Fulbright Scholar Award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. “I am immensely happy […]

Quinnipiac celebrates opening of new Catholic Chapel and Center for Religion

Quinnipiac celebrates opening of new Catholic Chapel and Center for Religion

HAMDEN – Quinnipiac University christened its new Catholic Chapel and Center for Religion building Tuesday on its Mount Carmel campus. “Opening this space as a student affairs-based programming unit is a sign of an innovative, cutting-edge commitment that the university has made to integrating religious literacy and ethical reflection and engagement into the education experience of […]

Quinnipiac to host symposium, ‘Women, Babies, and the Opioid Epidemic: A Multi-System Approach’

Quinnipiac to host symposium, ‘Women, Babies, and the Opioid Epidemic: A Multi-System Approach’

NORTH HAVEN – Quinnipiac University’s master of social work program and the Connecticut Women’s Consortium will co-sponsor the symposium, “Women, Babies, and the Opioid Epidemic: A Multi-System Approach,” on Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, 370 Bassett Road. During the symposium, multiple experts will present challenges and […]

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