The Quinnipiac Chronicle

IB Society and Rotaract Club making strides

Erin Peck

October 26, 2005

The International Business Society in collaboration with the QU Rotaract Club organized a walkathon this past Saturday, Oct. 22. The two-mile walk, which took place along the Farmington Canal Trail, on Sherman Ave. was sponsored...

Poor change to Quinnipiac’s Ireland program

Erin Peck

October 19, 2005

I received some troubling news last week. After hearing some rumors, I finally got the truth about the future of the Quinnipiac in Ireland program. I have to say I'm shocked and sad. More sad than anything though because the program...

Changing the world one step at a time

Erin Peck

September 28, 2005

Dr. Rick Asselta has a reason to be angry. After spending time in the Marshall Islands as a Peace Corps volunteer, Asselta contracted cancer. However, instead of focusing on his misfortune, he took action. Many years and surgeries...

Farmer’s markets provide wholesome goodness

Erin Peck

September 21, 2005

For Jennifer McTiernan, good food equals a great life. She believes so strongly in this equation that she left her day job over a year ago to become the Executive Director of CitySeed, a non-profit organization out of New Haven...

New community environment program

Erin Peck

April 27, 2005

Stefanie Avery, a junior media studies major, is forming a Quinnipiac division of the Roots & Shoots program, an international foundation founded and inspired by Jane Goodall. According to the program's Web site, "The program...

RA-sponsored program teaches students about heart disease risks

Erin Peck

April 20, 2005

Many of the residents of both Larson and Troup had the opportunity to hear some hard-hitting, real life experiences from members of the Quinnipiac Residential Life staff last week in a program given by two resident assistants. The...

Williams strives to rid world of landmines

Erin Peck

April 13, 2005

Jody Williams, winner of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, was the keynote speaker at the Albert Schweitzer Institute conference entitled: "A World of Possibilities: Empowering People with Disabilities" last Friday. David Ives, executive...

Enjoying Hispanic culture with song and celebration

Erin Peck

April 13, 2005

Cinco de Mayo was celebrated a month early this year at Quinnipiac. The Latino Cultural Society, SHADES and the Multicultural Events Committee sponsored the second annual Cinco de Mayo celebration in Alumni Hall on April 4. "Events...

Latino Cultural Society to hold first Latin Dance Fest

Erin Peck

April 13, 2005

The Latino Cultural Society [LCS] will be holding the first ever Latin Dance Fest on Friday April 15, at 8 p.m. The event will be held in Alumni Hall and will feature Quinnipiac performers such as Dance Mode, Q-Unit and Step...

Break dancing groups groove on campus

Erin Peck

April 6, 2005

Alumni Hall was transformed into "The Hotspot" as Q-Unit (Quinnipiac's break dancing club) and Dance Mode performed to a local DJ, sponsored by PRSSA. "I was inspired to do this event because I am friends with the president of...

Conference celebrates the creativity of women

Erin Peck

March 9, 2005

Quinnipiac was "Celebrating Women's Creativity" at the eleventh annual women's conference on March 5. The day was structured into different workshops, each containing a different theme in order to reach out to all the attendees'...

Author shares her family history at conference

Erin Peck

March 9, 2005

Lucy Anne Hurston, niece of the late Zora Neale Hurston, gave the keynote address at Quinnipiac's eleventh annual women's creativity conference. Gloria Holmes, associate professor of education, introduced Hurston at the conference....