Strong at Heart

    Ashlee Baldwin Sophomore Political Science Major, Journalism Minor October is Sudden Cardiac Awareness Month. Ashlee Baldwin can relate to it extremely. “Last year, October 25, 2016, I was at a hockey game with Pep Band. I ended up suffering an arrhythmia, which sent me into a sudden cardiac arrest. Fortunately, the EMTs for…

Get to know the 2017-18 Honors Leadership Board!

Apoorva Abbi, Community Service Pillar Junior Occupational Therapy major – Rutherford, NJ Member of: South Asian Society, Student Occupational Therapy Association, Learning Commons “My favorite thing about honors is having an amazing support system!” Fun fact: “I studied abroad in Ireland!”   Ashlee Baldwin, Social Media Pillar Sophomore Political Science major, Journalism minor – North Canaan,…

Awed by Australia

Erin Grealy, Junior and Nursing Major  This past spring semester, Erin Grealy, studied abroad in Australia. “I went to University of Queensland, which was a huge school compared to Quinnipiac. Very different, but I still really loved it. My favorite trip in Australia was my weekend to the Whitsunday Islands. Me and my friends got…

Kim Radwanski in the Dominican Republic

Our very own Kim Radwanski has travelled to the small island of Catalina on service trips since she was 14 as part of an effort to provide essential care to thousands of patients there.

Braving The Storm.

The weekend before classes began brought snow, but it wasn’t enough to keep honors students down when it comes to their annual retreat. We went to Camp Hazen in Chester, Connecticut, and settled in on Friday with a roaring fire, community-building games, food, and homemade ice cream.

What’s an Isopod, and What’s It Doing in That Shoebox? 

By Director Kathy One of the benefits of being on sabbatical is that I can—yes—pursue my intellectual curiosity. That’s what happened to me one fine October day when I saw junior biology major Chris O’Mara walking across Quinnipiac’s manicured lawn with a bucket.  When I asked what he was doing, he said he was going…

Parents & Family Weekend

This weekend we welcome your family to our Honors family. Thank you to all those who came out and celebrated in our intellectual curiosity, and even joined in the fun. Below you will find everything you need to know–from restaurants to events, and even the answer to the puzzle. Unique Restaurant Choices Thali (Indian)  Istanbul Café…

Supporting Our Own

Nathan Orsini is not attending Quinnipiac at the moment—but we still think of him as being here with us and in his third year.  Unfortunately, Nate is being kept away by his battle with cancer.  We are proud of Nate, and miss him very much.  He recently wrote to me (Kathy, Program Director) saying, “I really…

A Home Away From Home.

Lexi McWhinnie | Student, ’16 Coming into college for the first time, students have a million things on their minds. “Will I be able to find all my classes?” “How am I going to handle a college workload?” “What if I fall in the café and make a fool of myself on the first day?” Yet…

A Letter From Abroad.

My name is Jason Davis and I am studying abroad in Cork, Ireland at University College Cork. This has been an amazing experience for me. Thankfully, I came over with a few of my good friends, which made the transition easier. Ireland is a very simple and beautiful country. It is so green, probably due…

Jazz Brunch: The Other New Haven

Allie Iancelli | Student, ’16 Is there a better way to spend a Sunday morning than to enjoy a delicious meal in good company while soaking in the creative work of amazing performers? The University Honors Program values the importance of providing unique opportunities such as the Jazz Sunday Brunch to enhance the college experience of…