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Quinnipiac launches Student Care Fund in response to COVID-19

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Hannah Mirsky

April 23, 2020

The coronavirus has brought many hardships to students around the world. Quinnipiac University is taking steps to ensure its students’ financial safety for the future through a Student Care Fund. According to an article from the Washington Post, on Thursday, April 16, around 22 million Americans have ...

Quinnipiac begins to address $40 million in costs associated with coronavirus

Ledges, first-year residence hall; Photo courtesy: Hephzibah Rajan

Brooke Reilly

April 23, 2020

Follow @brooke1097 When Quinnipiac closed university housing for the remainder of the semester on March 15, students were promised refunds for housing and dining plans. The amount being refunded to each student varies based on which residence hall they lived in and how much money they had left in their meal plan balances. Quinnipiac families received an email from Chief Financial Officer Mark Va...

Sophia Marshall elected as 2020-2021 SGA president

Courtesy: Sophia Marshall's campaign video on Instagram @sophm56

Brooke Reilly, News Director

April 22, 2020

Follow @brooke1097 Sophia Marshall, class of 2021, was elected to the position of Student Government Association president on Tuesday, April 21 in the 2020-2021 SGA executive board election. “I'm blown away by the support that I've gotten not only this year, but just the past three, so it's crazy,” Marsh...

2020-2021 Student Government Association executive board voted into office in unconventional election

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Brooke Reilly

April 21, 2020

Follow @brooke1097 The Student Government Association held its annual elections on Tuesday, April 21. With the Quinnipiac campus being closed, elections looked different in multiple ways this year. The election was only for the executive board and chief justice positions, as class elections will be he...

SGA executive board and chief justice candidates campaign online

SGA executive board and chief justice candidates campaign online

Kaye Paddyfote

April 20, 2020

The Student Government Association's 2020-21 executive board elections are one of many events taking a virtual perspective. Instead of going door to door or hanging posters on campus, candidates are only able to campaign through social media. SGA President and Chair of the election committee Austin C...

QTHON 2020 goes virtual

QTHON management team total reveal

Brooke Reilly

April 16, 2020

Follow @brooke1097 QTHON is Quinnipiac’s annual 10-hour dance marathon that raises money for Connecticut Children’s in Hartford. The event was originally supposed to take place on Saturday, March 21, but it was cancelled due to COVID-19. This did not stop the QTHON 2020 management team from p...

Q30 News Online Exclusive 4/15/20

Q30 News Online Exclusive 4/15/20

April 16, 2020

Follow @q30news In this remote Q30 Newscast, Kassidy Berger anchors from her home in New York with the latest on COVID-19 and what’s happening around Quinnipiac. Quinnipiac is preparing residence halls to be used as housing for first responders; however, some students are concerned about ...

Quinnipiac prepares housing for first responders

The Irmagarde Tater residence hall is amongst those with students' belongings being packed up.

Brooke Reilly

April 14, 2020

Follow @brooke1097 Quinnipiac will be packing up students’ belongings that remain in university housing beginning on Tuesday, April 14. The university is doing this based on Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s “medical surge plan.” The plan includes the need for alternative living spaces for fi...

Associate professor of physical therapy passes away

Associate professor of physical therapy passes away

Hephzibah Rajan

April 13, 2020

Follow @HephzibahRajan Katherine Harris, an associate professor of physical therapy, passed away on Sunday, April 12 after a brief illness. The dean of the school of health sciences sent the email to the QU community on Monday, April 13 notifying them. "She took great pride in promoting ex...

The CARES Act: Colleges and universities receive grants in wake of COVID-19

The CARES Act: Colleges and universities receive grants in wake of COVID-19

Brooke Reilly

April 9, 2020

Follow @brooke1097 Colleges and universities across the country are dealing with the financial impact of students not living on campus anymore, instruction online and other economic issues due to the coronavirus. Congress passed a bipartisan stimulus bill which is providing financial aid to insti...

Quinnipiac issues warning for “Zoombombing”

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Kassidy Berger

April 8, 2020

Follow @kassidyberger With classes moved online due to COVID-19, more Quinnipiac students, faculty and staff are using video conferencing software to complete work, meet for advising, and connect for student organization meetings.  However, there are concerns about the software program's, Zoom, pri...

Fundraising for St. Baldrick’s Continues Despite Global Pandemic

Fundraising for St. Baldrick's Continues Despite Global Pandemic

April 8, 2020

Follow @hephzibahrajan COVID-19 did not stop second-year students in the 3+3 program, Emma Morales and Evan Bell, from shaving their heads for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that fundraises for childhood cancer research. The S...

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