Summer 2014 Events

The following events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. The calendar will be updated as additional events are announced.

JUNE


1-30 - Daily
"The Lady Sligo Letters" exhibit
Ireland's Great Hunger Institute and the Arnold Bernhard Library are hosting the year-long exhibit "The Lady Sligo Letters: Westport House and Ireland's Great Hunger." The Lady Sligo letters are a unique collection of documents that chart a turbulent period in Irish history in the mid-19th century.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Lender Family Special Collection Room, Arnold Arnold Bernhard Library, Mount Carmel Campus

2-30 - Weekdays

"Beauty & Wonder of Nature" exhibit
The exhibit features pieces submitted by Quinnipiac faculty, staff and students and is dedicated to the beauty and wonder of animals and the environment. Appointments are required to view the free exhibit and can be made by calling 203-582-3144.
Albert Schweitzer Institute, 660 New Road, Hamden

3 - Tuesday
Open House for educational leadership program
The School of Education will host an Open House for prospective students interested in learning more about its sixth-year diploma in educational leadership. The program includes a discussion with alumni, networking with other teachers and an overview of Quinnipiac's innovate curriculum. Please RSVP to marion.sparago@quinnipiac.edu.
4:30-6 p.m., School of Education suite, Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, North Haven Campus

4 - Wednesday
Information session for accelerated BSN program
The School of Nursing will host an information session for prospective students interested in the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing program, which is designed for individuals with a bachelor's degree in another discipline interested in pursuing nursing as a second bachelor's degree.
5-7 p.m., Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Room 280, North Haven Campus

12 - Thursday
"Light of the Diddicoy" book signing
Irish-American author Eamon Loingsigh will read excerpts from his new novel, "Light of the Diddicoy." The book tells the tale of Irish gangs on the Brooklyn waterfront in the early part of the 20th century. Registration is required for this free event. Please visit www.ighm.org or call 203-582-6500.
5:30 p.m., Ireland's Great Hunger Museum, 3011 Whitney Ave., Hamden

14 - Saturday

School of Medicine information session
Visitors will have a chance to hear from faculty and staff about the curriculum, clinical opportunities, admissions, student affairs and financial aid.
10 a.m. - 12 noon, Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, North Haven Campus

18-21 - Wednesday-Saturday
Ulster-American Heritage Symposium
The University will host the Ulster-American Heritage Symposium, "Hunger, Poverty and Migration: A Transatlantic Perspective." The purpose is to encourage scholarly study and promote public awareness of the shared history and culture of Ulster and North America, including what is commonly called the Scotch-Irish or Ulster-Scots heritage. Paid registration is required. The cost is $200 for the conference only or $230 for the conference plus a trip to New York City. 
York Hill Campus

20-22 - Friday-Sunday
Alumni Reunion
Events included the Golden Bobcats Dinner (Class of 1963 and prior), Reunion at the Ratt, Dance Party in the Dorm, May Weekend Remembered, Baseball Alumni Game, Milestone Dinner Dance and more. Some alumni even slept in the residence halls for the weekend, reliving the full college experience. 

20-22 - Friday-Sunday

"Midsummer Lovers" performance
The inaugural production of Tieline Theater, "Midsummer Lovers" is an imaginative, site-specific production of scenes from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" focusing on the romantic escapades of the four lovers Helena, Demetrius, Hermia and Lysander. The play will be performed outdoors in the pine grove adjacent to the College of Arts and Sciences.
6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 20; 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21; 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 22; Mount Carmel Campus


JULY

1 - 31 - Weekdays
"Beauty & Wonder of Nature" exhibit
The exhibit features pieces submitted by Quinnipiac faculty, staff and students and is dedicated to the beauty and wonder of animals and the environment. Appointments are required to view the free exhibit and can be made by calling 203-582-3144.
Albert Schweitzer Institute, 660 New Road 
More information

1 - 31 - Daily
"The Lady Sligo Letters" exhibit
Ireland's Great Hunger Institute and the Arnold Bernhard Library are hosting the year-long exhibit "The Lady Sligo Letters: Westport House and Ireland's Great Hunger." The Lady Sligo letters are a unique collection of documents that chart a turbulent period in Irish history in the mid-19th century.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Lender Family Special Collection Room, Arnold Bernhard Library, Mount Carmel Campus
More information

18 - Friday
Lecture, "Irish Genealogy 101"
Join Thomas Toohey for Irish Genealogy 101 – six steps to find your ancestral home. His program is an animated explanation of the classic steps of Irish genealogy. Toohey has been studying genealogy since the 1990s. He was a teacher for 40 years, and has done many presentations as an adjunct professor, an educational consultant and guest lecturer. This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited and reservations are required for this free event. Reserve your space online or by calling 203-582-6500.
3 p.m., Ireland's Great Hunger Museum, 3011 Whitney Ave., Hamden


AUGUST


5 - Tuesday
"The Minnitts of Anabeg" screening
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will present a screening of "The Minnitts of Anabeg" with director Alan Brown at the Clarice L. Buckman Theater. The film tells the true story of the lives of the Minnitt family from Tipperary who owned more than 1,000 acres of land at the Anabeg House in Nenagh during the Great Hunger. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by visiting www.ighm.org. For more information, call 203-582-6500.
6 p.m., Clarice L. Buckman Theater, Mount Carmel Campus
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