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International students face uncertainty after ICE announces changes for student visas

Courtesy of NY Daily News

Jennifer Cuevas, Associate Producer for Q30 News

July 14, 2020

International students all over the country were shocked to learn their college career and ability to study in the United States could be in jeopardy if their universities transition to only-online courses in the fall. A new federal guidance announced on July 6 requires international students to leave the U.S. if they are not enrolled in on-campus courses.    The new Immigration Customs Enforcemen...

Prolonged shutdown of the arts

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Jamie Manley, Associate Producer, Quinnipiac Tonight

July 10, 2020

Going to see a Broadway performance is such an incredible experience that not everyone has the opportunity to do. With expensive tickets and travel costs, it can leave a nice dent in your back account. Due to the spike of COVID-19 cases, Broadway had to shut down in early March. It was expected to reope...

A new look for the 2020-21 fall semester

A new look for the 2020-21 fall semester

Kaye Paddyfote, News Director

July 6, 2020

When students and faculty return to the Quinnipiac campuses this fall semester it will look very different. There is signage around all three campuses reminding those coming on to campus to wear a face covering, social distance and to practice good hygiene.  “We will put in guidelines and we’ll put...

Movies Released Straight to Streaming Services

Courtesy: CNBC.com

Abby Blackmore, Associate Producer

June 25, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has forced everyone to enjoy activities that would normally take place in public now from the safety of their homes. Instead of pushing back movie release dates to have a theatrical opening, some companies have chosen an alternate option to allow these films to be released online...

Quinnipiac University Sued for Breach of Contract

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Hannah Mirsky and Hephzibah Rajan

June 23, 2020

A student has filed a lawsuit against Quinnipiac University, claiming she did not receive the services and full experience she paid for after completing the second half of the 2020 spring semester online due to the pandemic. Attorneys at Hagens Berman filed a class-action lawsuit on Friday, June 5,...

Budget Shortfall for the Upcoming Year

Budget Shortfall for the Upcoming Year

Kaye Paddyfote, News Director

June 17, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and a decline in enrollment over the past two years, Quinnipiac University will experience a budget shortfall for the 2020-21 school year according to Daryl Richard, vice president for marketing and communications. “Approximately $10 million in new expenses related to COVID-19 and a slightly low...

Quinnipiac moves new student orientation online this summer

Quinnipiac moves new student orientation online this summer

Luca Triant, Executive Producer

June 10, 2020

Quinnipiac University has moved the orientation program online due to the ongoing pandemic. According to Erin Provistalis, director of campus life for Student Centers & Student Involvement, the new pre-orientation program is a “virtual engagement program” that will run for eight weeks. ...

CARES funds to support Quinnipiac students amid COVID-19

CARES funds to support Quinnipiac students amid COVID-19

Hannah Mirsky, Associate Producer

June 4, 2020

Quinnipiac University has acquired $2,672,000 in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds, approved by the Federal CARES Act. Students who were enrolled in the 2020 spring semester who faced financial difficulties due to COVID-19 were able to apply if they met the criteria. On Friday, March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Re...

Quinnipiac to continue classes on-ground this fall.

Quinnipiac to continue classes on-ground this fall.

Kaye Paddyfote and Skylar Haines

May 26, 2020

Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian and Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Jennifer Brown have made the announcement that there will be in-classroom instruction and an on-campus residential experience this fall. The Quinnipiac community will experience some changes to the 2020-2021 sch...

Quinnipiac’s tentative plan for the 2020-2021 school year

Quinnipiac’s tentative plan for the 2020-2021 school year

Kaye Paddyfote and Skylar Haines

May 24, 2020

Quinnipiac University has released an internal statement about their plan to have employees and students eventually return to campus. This plan will be carried out in a series of phases, with employees returning to campus as early as June 15 and the return of students on August 24, at the earliest. ...

Parade in Hamden recognizes essential workers

Photo credit - NBC Connecticut

Luca Triant

May 7, 2020

Hamden residents participated in a “Thank You Tour” vehicle parade to recognize and thank essential workers on Thursday. The parade was sponsored by the town of Hamden and featured Hamden’s fire and police departments. Also in the parade were the Connecticut National Guard, American Medical...

The status of higher education for the 2020-2021 school year as of now

Courtesy: Gov. Ned Lamont's Press Briefing May 6, 2020

Kaye Paddyfote, News Director

May 7, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont announced Wednesday that he has received the report from Connecticut’s Reopening Education Committee detailing recommendations on how institutions can reopen for the fall.  The recommended sequencing of the reopening of colleges and universities would be as follows: Resea...

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