All posts tagged "community service"

  • Big day for Bobcats

    Quinnipiac’s seventh annual Big Event had its biggest turnout yet, with 1,800 students and 100 alumni participating in Saturday’s volunteer day at over 100 different sites throughout the greater New Haven area. Last year, about 1,500 students...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • It’s bigger than Quinnipiac

    The co-directors of the Big Event are hoping this year’s community service day will be Quinnipiac’s biggest yet. The Big Event is a nationwide, one-day, student-run community service project. The event is one of the largest in...

    • Posted February 28, 2016
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  • One Big Day

    More than 1,400 students entered the Rec Center on April 11 to attend the opening ceremony of the university’s sixth annual Big Event. Started 28 years ago at Texas A&M University, the Big Event is the largest...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • America Reads receives recognition

    Quinnipiac’s America Reads program will receive an award on Dec. 5 for being recognized as an Excellent Partner by the Boys and Girls Club of New Haven. America Reads is a work study program that places students...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Lights of Hope event brightens community

    Thousands of luminaries filled with burning candles lit up the town of Cheshire during its 10th annual Lights of Hope event on Nov. 8. Started in 2005 by Cheshire residents Jenifer and Don Walsh, Cheshire’s Lights of...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • CAP hosts annual Helping Hands Day

    Community Action Project members and volunteers hosted their annual Helping Hands event Saturday, Sept. 14, in the greater Hamden and New Haven area. The event was established in order to offer a “helping hand” to the  community....

    • Posted September 18, 2013
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  • Off-campus work study takes downturn

    There has been a significant drop in the number of students applying for off-campus work study positions from the last academic year compared to this past fall, according to Quinnipiac University administrators. Quinnipiac University’s Office of Community...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Service shouldn’t be annual

    Nearly one out of every four Quinnipiac students participated in the Big Event on Saturday. It was the most impressive turnout yet in the event’s three-year history. It’s the one day every year that we do community...

    • Posted April 18, 2012
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  • Ruining my yoga pants was worth it

    It’s 1 p.m. on Saturday. I’ve already been awake for six hours, and I’m covered from head to toe in paint. Literally. I look like I stepped out of a Dayglow video. But I didn’t spend my...

    • Posted April 18, 2012
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  • 1,400 students participate in day of service

    Quinnipiac University’s Big Event keeps getting bigger. On Saturday, April 14, more than 1,400 students participated in the university’s largest community service project ever. The Big Event has grown each year at Quinnipiac. After beginning with 680...

    • Posted April 18, 2012
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