All posts by Erin Peck

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  • IB Society and Rotaract Club making strides

    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 by the Rotary...

    • Posted October 26, 2005
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  • Poor change to Quinnipiac’s Ireland program

    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...

    • Posted October 19, 2005
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  • Changing the world one step at a time

    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...

    • Posted September 28, 2005
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  • Farmer’s markets provide wholesome goodness

    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...

    • Posted September 21, 2005
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  • New community environment program

    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 began when 16...

    • Posted April 27, 2005
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  • RA-sponsored program teaches students about heart disease risks

    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...

    • Posted April 20, 2005
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  • Williams strives to rid world of landmines

    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 director of the Albert Schweitzer...

    • Posted April 13, 2005
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  • Enjoying Hispanic culture with song and celebration

    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 like...

    • Posted April 13, 2005
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  • Latino Cultural Society to hold first Latin Dance Fest

    The Latino Cultural Society 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...

    • Posted April 13, 2005
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  • Break dancing groups groove on campus

    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...

    • Posted April 6, 2005
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  • Conference celebrates the creativity of women

    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' different interests. Lucy...

    • Posted March 9, 2005
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  • Author shares her family history at conference

    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. "No one else besides Lucy can...

    • Posted March 9, 2005
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  • PRSSA learns how to have ‘Success and The City’ at national conference in NYC

    The Quinnipiac chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America attended a national annual conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City from Fri., Oct. 22 to Tues. Oct. 26. The conference, titled, "Success and...

    • Posted November 17, 2004
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  • PRSSA learns how to have ‘Success and The City’ at national conference in NYC

    The Quinnipiac chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America attended a national annual conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City from Fri., Oct. 22 to Tues. Oct. 26. The conference, titled, "Success and...

    • Posted November 10, 2004
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