All posts tagged "commencement"
Combined commencements cause some controversy
The class of 2019 will be walking across the stage at graduation with more than just the people they have sat next to in their major-specific classes. The Commencement Committee announced the schedule for the 2019 Undergraduate...
- Posted September 4, 2018
QU announces commencement speakers for graduation
The university announced today the eight speakers for the undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies in May. “This year’s commencement speakers are a distinguished group of professionals whose careers have provided them with an abundance of wisdom and...
- Posted April 4, 2016
Objections to ‘Graduation on the Quad is overrated’
The following is a letter to the editor. In the previous weeks opinion section, an editor for The Quinnipiac Chronicle voiced her opinion regarding the university’s decision to move graduation from the university quadrangle to the TD...
- Posted February 9, 2016
Graduation on the Quad is overrated
I represent a portion of the senior class that shares a very unpopular opinion: I do not want to graduate on the Quad on main campus. Though I understand the people who want to graduate on the...
- Posted February 3, 2016
2015 student commencement speakers selected
College of Arts and Sciences Charlie Doe | English Major “I definitely wasn’t expecting to be . But I was really excited, really honored and I’m definitely looking forward to revising and editing what I’m going to...
- Posted April 21, 2015
Commencement should be held on the Quad
On a hot August day in 2012, I sat in a black robe on the Quad in front of the library, surrounded by my new classmates, as we were inducted together as official members of Quinnipiac University....
- Posted March 6, 2015
Commencement location change upsets students
Last year’s bomb threat by a former student took commencement for a chaotic turn. President John Lahey called it “the worst day of my life.” With a concern for students’ safety and the hope to make commencement...
- Posted March 5, 2015
Former student arrested after bomb threats
Hamden police announced the arrest of former student Danielle Shea Sunday night after she allegedly claimed there was a bomb in the library. Hamden police and Public Safety searched the library and did not find any bombs,...
- Posted May 18, 2014
Student commencement speakers announced
Criminal justice and political science major Steven Pflug, athletic training and physical therapy major Marissa Harper and marketing major Steven McSpiritt will be the student commencement speakers for graduation. Pflug said it was an honor to be...
- Posted May 1, 2014
Forbes, Feal, Jenks to lead commencement
Steve Forbes, John Feal and Andrew Jenks will speak at the three commencement ceremonies in May, the Student Government Association announced during the men’s basketball game last Thursday, Feb. 27. Forbes will speak at the commencement...
- Posted March 5, 2014
Three commencement ceremonies for 2014
The university will hold three commencement ceremonies for the graduation of the Class of 2014 on May 18, according to a press release. The School of Business and School of Communications will graduate at 9:30 a.m. At 2...
- Posted August 27, 2013
Student commencement speakers share excitement
Accounting major Caitlin Ziegler from Smithtown, N.Y. will speak in front of graduating seniors from the School of Business and College of Arts and Sciences at the 10 a.m. ceremony on May 19. Biomedical Sciences major Timothy...
- Posted May 7, 2013
2013 commencement speakers announced
The commencement speakers for the two graduation ceremonies were announced on Tuesday. Jessica Jackley, the co-founder and former chief marketing officer of the microlending website KIVA, will speak at the School of Business and College of Arts...
- Posted March 26, 2013
Stephen A. Schwarzman, Nancy G. Brinker named Quinnipiac Commencement speakers
It is official. The keynote speakers for the 2012 Commencement ceremony in May will be Stephen A. Schwarzman and Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker.The announcement came in a joint statement made by Senior Class President Emily Sarnoff and...
- Posted February 3, 2012