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An illustrated portrait of President John L. Lahey with the Mount Carmel Campus in the background

Spring 2018


In our latest issue, John L. Lahey recalls the events that shaped the remarkable growth Quinnipiac has enjoyed during his 31 years at the helm. We also shine a spotlight on procrastination and chronic fatigue syndrome. Read these stories and more by accessing the magazine in full at the links below, or by reading each feature article in the sections further down the page.

Feature Stories

Lahey’s Legacy


Students and the value of their degrees were at the heart of every decision John L. Lahey has made in his 31 years at the helm of Quinnipiac. With the remarkable growth he helped engineer, he will retire in June satisfied that he fulfilled his mission to bring national prominence to a small local college.

Portrait of President John L. Lahey on the Mount Carmel Campus
Quinnipiac alum Michael Polan poses on a New York City street in a suit and tie

Double Time


Students and alumni love Quinnipiac’s accelerated dual-degree programs that offer an innovative, cost-effective way to earn a bachelor’s degree in three years and a master’s degree in one year and stay ahead of the job-market curve.

Sick and Tired


Carol Sirot has suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome for most of her life. She knows the condition can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Her generous gift will contribute to the body of knowledge about CFS and raise awareness of it among health sciences and medical students.

Illustration of a woman breaking through the ropes that bound her to her bed
Illustration of an office workspace, with employees taking photos on their phones, playing mini golf and interacting

Procrastination


Everybody procrastinates sometimes, but when it becomes an individual’s work ethic of choice, trouble often follows, whether it’s failed classes or being fired. In fact, the habit is so pervasive that behavioral science has identified six different categories of procrastinators. The good news — they all can be cured!

World Class


The cultural and global engagement programs at Quinnipiac are rich with learning opportunities in homes, schools, clinical settings and businesses throughout Nicaragua, Guatemala, Barbados, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

A group of Quinnipiac students visit the Cathedral of León in Nicaragua, a beautiful white building

Sections

News


Man on a Mission
Dr. Ira Helfand, whose collaboration with two activist groups helped earn the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 and 2017, doesn’t want a war of words to become a nuclear war.

Glover in the House
Actor and social activist Danny Glover sat down for a conversation with the Quinnipiac community, reflecting on the enduring relevance of Frederick Douglass’ speeches.

New President
Judy D. Olian was selected as the ninth president of Quinnipiac University in January. Olian, the dean and John E. Anderson Chair in Management at UCLA Anderson School of Management, will begin her new duties July 1.

Justice Prevails
The School of Law hosted the Koskoff Symposium exploring the career of Thurgood Marshall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his ascent to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sports


Fields of Dreams
Men’s soccer standout James Doig ’17, the winningest player in program history, was among the Division I athletes who helped open the new Quinnipiac Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium and the Quinnipiac Field Hockey Stadium last fall.

The Cocoa Connection
Dana Angelo White, a sports dietitian and certified athletic trainer at Quinnipiac, fuels Bobcats with advice on nutrition that includes drinking chocolate milk.

Alumni


Where There's Smoke...
Master tobacco blender Nicholas Melillo ’00 divides his entrepreneurial career between his tobacco farm in Windsor, Connecticut, and his cigar factory in Nicaragua.

Your News
Check out the wedding and baby photos you submitted and catch up with all the news of your classmates in this section, as well as photos from game watches and Alumni Weekend.

Law


Courting Dignity
Appointed in May 2017 by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, three Quinnipiac School of Law alumni join a robust list of Quinnipiac-educated judges in the tri-state area.

Last Page


Minding Manners
Job interviews often take place over a meal, says the “Connecticut Etiquette Expert,” who shares tips several times a year with students. And yes, elbows are allowed on the table, but only between courses.