Foundation awards Quinnipiac grant to support and retain underrepresented minority students in STEM courses

Foundation awards Quinnipiac grant to support and retain underrepresented minority students in STEM courses

HAMDEN – The Booth Ferris Foundation awarded Quinnipiac University $170,000 over two years to develop a program to increase retention of underrepresented minority students in STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and math) courses. The university will use the funding to establish the Quinnipiac STEM Enhancement Program (QSTEP) that will work to develop and revise courses, provide both […]

Curator to discuss impact of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University

Curator to discuss impact of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN – Niamh O’Sullivan, founding curator of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, will discuss the museum’s impact, its first five years and its plan for future exhibitions when she kicks off the museum’s celebration of its fifth anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. at the museum, 3011 Whitney Ave. The lecture is free and open to the […]

Author and Museum Educator Sarah Lohman presents ‘In the Irish Tenement Kitchen’ at Quinnipiac University

Author and Museum Educator Sarah Lohman presents ‘In the Irish Tenement Kitchen’  at Quinnipiac University

NORTH HAVEN – Sarah Lohman, an author, blogger, food historian and museum educator at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, will present the lecture, “In the Irish Tenement Kitchen,” on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, 370 Bassett Road. The lecture, which is among the […]

Three Quinnipiac professors honored for ‘QU in DC’ program

Three Quinnipiac professors honored for ‘QU in DC’ program

  HAMDEN – Quinnipiac University’s “QU in DC” Washington Semester program has been named “2017 Seminar Partner of the Year” by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. The program, which is a partnership with The Washington Center, offers academic seminars for students in any major, combined with a major internship and professional development […]

Quinnipiac to add 220-room dorm to York Hill Campus

Quinnipiac to add 220-room dorm to York Hill Campus

  HAMDEN – Quinnipiac University is moving forward with plans to add 220 more dorm rooms on its York Hill campus. University representatives appeared before the Inland Wetlands Commission Wednesday night to discusses the details of the project from a wetlands point of view. It’s the second time they have met with the commission. The […]

Quinnipiac University’s engineering programs earn ABET accreditation

Quinnipiac University’s engineering programs earn ABET accreditation

  Four engineering programs at Quinnipiac University have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology, according to an announcement made today by Justin Kile, dean of the School of Engineering at Quinnipiac.   ABET accreditation assures that programs […]

F.W. de Klerk’s former chief of staff to lecture at Quinnipiac University on Sept. 21

F.W. de Klerk’s former chief of staff to lecture at Quinnipiac University on Sept. 21

HAMDEN – David Steward, former chief of staff for former South African President F.W. de Klerk, will deliver the community lecture, “Democracy, Constitutions, and Human Rights: South Africa’s Journey from Apartheid to Non-racial Constitutional Democracy,”  on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Mount Carmel Auditorium at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. The lecture is free and open to […]

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University hosts afternoon tea

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University hosts afternoon tea

HAMDEN – Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will host an afternoon tea on the museum lawn Aug. 20 from 1-3 p.m. Guests will be served various teas, sandwiches, small plates and desserts, while a harpist will provide ambience for an enjoyable afternoon with friends. “We are pleased to welcome everyone to join us at the museum […]

Quinnipiac students get first-hand look at how government works

Quinnipiac students get first-hand look at how government works

  Quinnipiac University rising senior Tymothee Kelley Anderson is one of 10 students who have spent the summer getting a first-hand look at how municipal government works. The students are working in offices at in both Hamden and North Haven governments. Anderson  is working with the Hamden Police Department and Chief Thomas Wydra. The students are […]

New Haven students learn ins and outs of business at Quinnipiac University Summer Entrepreneur Leadership Academy

New Haven students learn ins and outs of business at Quinnipiac University Summer Entrepreneur Leadership Academy

  Quinnipiac University’s Summer Entrepreneur Academy, which is co-sponsored by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Quinnipiac and the Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology, concludes this week, bringing 72 students representing every high school in New Haven to the university. The students spent the first few days in classrooms learning about entrepreneurship and the steps […]