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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. ...

Public Safety under new leadership during COVID-19

Courtesy: Autumn Driscoll of Quinnipiac University.

Kaye Paddyfote, News Director

May 22, 2020

With the announcement of Associate Vice President and Chief of Public Safety Edgar Rodriguez's last day being today, Quinnipiac’s public safety will be under new leadership.  Jimi Nealy, the current assistant chief, will be appointed to interim chief of public safety. While this is an unprecedent...

Tom Ellett named new chief student experience officer

Courtesy: ACUHO-I.org

Hannah Mirsky

May 13, 2020

Quinnipiac University has appointed Tom Ellett, Ph.D., as the new chief student experience officer (CXO). Ellett will serve as a member on the management committee and will be the first person to fill the role of chief student experience officer. The role focuses exclusively on concerns coming...

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...

Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian responds to COVID-19’s impact on the university

Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian responds to COVID-19’s impact on the university

Brooke Reilly, News Director

May 1, 2020

Dr. Judy Olian joined Quinnipiac University as its ninth president on July 1, 2018. The university held an inauguration ceremony for her exactly one year ago today on May 1, 2019, but a lot has changed since then. “The last two years are hard to characterize in some sense because they have been so...

Four planning groups to guide Quinnipiac through the coronavirus crisis

Courtesy qu.edu

Kaye Paddyfote and Luca Triant

May 1, 2020

On Tuesday April 28, 2020, Quinnipiac President Judy Olian sent a letter to faculty and staff outlining a plan for how the university is looking to move forward post COVID-19. Four groups have been formed to prepare for students returning back to campus this fall and other scenarios if on-ground classes ...

A quiet campus with very few students

Students remaining on campus currently live in 
The Hill residence hall. Photo courtesy: qu.edu

Brooke Reilly, News Director

May 1, 2020

Quinnipiac University closed its housing for the rest of the semester on Sunday, March 15; however, it’s not easy for all students to get home, especially with the severity of the rapidly spreading coronavirus.  “It’s been tough. I’ve been in contact with my family every day getting updates...

Q30 News Online Exclusive 4/29/20

Q30 News Online Exclusive 4/29/20

April 30, 2020

In this Q30 News Online Exclusive, Kailee Heffler anchors from her home in Burlington, MA with the latest on COVID-19 and what’s happening around Quinnipiac. Quinnipiac will be issuing students refund credits for housing and meal plans this semester. Students and professors share how online cl...

Quinnipiac students join the fight against COVID-19 

Jennifer Cuevas, Associate Producer: Q30 Newscast

April 29, 2020

On top of studying for exams and keeping up with their school work, Quinnipiac students are giving back to their communities. Students are sewing and donating facemasks for their family members and healthcare workers to wear as protection against the coronavirus.     In her hometown of Methuen, MA, Carly Bonann...

Quinnipiac continues to develop a sustainability plan for the future

Courtesy: qu.edu

Hephzibah Rajan

April 26, 2020

Earlier this year, Quinnipiac President Judy Olian appointed a committee to develop a sustainability plan for the university. The committee was tasked with developing a vision and goals for what sustainability should look like at Quinnipiac. The committee identified strategies and opportunities to...

Dr. Debra Leibowitz to be new university provost

Dr. Debra J. Liebowitz - photo credit Lynne Delade of Drew University.

Luca Triant

April 23, 2020

The Quinnipiac administration has named Dr. Debra J. Liebowitz as the university’s new provost. In an email sent to students on Thursday, Quinnipiac President Judy Olian announced that Liebowitz's will take over for interim Provost Jennifer Brown on July 15. Brown will return this summer as dean of th...

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