All posts tagged "snow"

  • No business like snow business

    No matter how old we get, the euphoria and excitement of receiving a “snow day” phone call or text message will never die. This winter at Quinnipiac is no different. For students, snow days are a chance...

    • Posted March 5, 2019
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  • Breaking barriers on the slopes

    Quinnipiac students and faculty are spending their winters teaching students with disabilities how to ski at Mt. Southington. Skiers Unlimited is a program that started over 30 years ago when a nurse at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Worrisome weather

    Snowfall in April: A minor inconvenience to some, a major issue for others. With recent April temperatures dipping into the high 30s at times, the question can be raised: Could these low temperatures be adversely influencing students...

    • Posted April 24, 2018
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  • Slammed with snow

    Both Sleeping Giant State Park and Quinnipiac University were covered in snow after the approximately 12 inches of snow coated the ground on Feb. 8. That morning, classes were cancelled around 5:30 in the morning. Some students...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • Snow, rain cause issues on Mount Carmel

    Winter weather caused flooding and power outages on the Mount Carmel campus throughout the past few days. The incidents began on Sunday afternoon when a small heating element was tripped off in the Carl Hansen Student Center,...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • University cancels classes for full day on Monday

    The university will remain closed for the rest of the day due to the snowstorm, according to QU Alerts. Quinnipiac originally closed offices and cancelled classes until 4 p.m. on Feb. 8, but sent out a second...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • Following a delayed opening, the university closed after an hour

    A lot of planning goes into the preparation for a snow storm like the one the university experienced on Feb. 5, according to Associate Vice President for Facilities Operations Keith Woodward.   “There are conference calls between...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • Struggling in the snow

    Despite several inches of snow and slippery road conditions, the university opted for a two-hour delay rather than cancelling classes Monday. English professor Ken Cormier believes the administration is highly concerned about the safety of students when...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Rave: snow days make my day

    What’s better than a snow day? Nothing. That’s why I award Quinnipiac for being super generous over the past week or so when it comes to snow days. The university has been handing snow days out more...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • Campuses in ‘good shape’ after snowstorm

    The snow has stopped falling at Quinnipiac this evening, but Facilities is still busy with the cleanup process, according to administration. “All three campuses are generally in pretty good shape,” said Keith Woodward, associate vice president for...

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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  • Facilities finishes removing snow across campuses

    UPDATE: 9:30 p.m. Facilities has finished clearing the snow from parking lots and pathways on all three campuses, according to a MyQ announcement. “The university’s three campuses are in excellent condition, thanks to the hard work of...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • University prepares for blizzard

    The Emergency Management Team will meet later this evening to discuss whether or not to hold classes on Tuesday, according to administration. This group, made up of various administrators across campus, already met twice on Monday to...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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  • QU unsure of closing Friday

    The university has not made plans to cancel classes on Friday after Thursday’s snowstorm, according to Associate Vice President for Public Relations John Morgan. “I am not aware of any plans to close on Friday,” Morgan said....

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Facilities, Hamden clear snow

    UPDATE: 2:40 p.m. The Facilities department is almost 85 percent done with clearing off the snow on all three campuses, according to facilities. Facilities is currently widening entrances and clearing areas surrounding residence halls and the Athletic...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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