Summer 2015

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Appreciated Asset

Patrick J. Healy '66 has been the financial force behind Quinnipiac's dynamic transformation. Set to retire, he looks back on 43 years of controlling the purse strings.

To Their Credit
Head coach Rand Pecknold says his goal is for members of the men's ice hockey team to not only graduate, but accelerate. Many are accomplishing that by earning both bachelor's and master's degrees in four years.

Engineers Bridge Technology & Innovation
Engineers solve the world's problems through innovation, and Quinnipiac is doing its part to educate the next generation of civil, industrial, mechanical and software engineers to meet the rising demand over the next decade.

Hot Seat
Out of thousands of applicants, only 90 students are selected for a medical school class. Get an inside look into how future physicians are filtered from a vast pool of candidates.


News on Q
Michael Sam Shares Philosophies and Dance Moves/Exhibit Highlights Grey Nuns' Efforts to Save Famine Irish/Programs Explore Racial Profiling

Kevin Carroll, vice president for prosthetics at the Hanger Clinic, devised an artificial tail for a dolphin named Winter. Their story is told in the 2011 movie, "Dolphin Tale." Carroll spoke at Undergraduate Commencement May 17.

Q Sports
The women's basketball program is growing accustomed to annual NCAA appearances. This year the team knocked off MAAC titan Marist to get there.


Zoom In
A new University Honors program initiative exposes students to the "other side of New Haven," where culture can be found 'round many corners; Community Access Imaging, the University's free diagnostic imaging program, has helped 400 patients in 18 months with a team from the School of Health Sciences and School of Medicine.

Q Alumni
Catch up with news about fellow alumni with class notes and profiles on Adam Chiara, MS '12; Jeanna Doherty '94; Christa L. Dommers, JD '97; and Eric Weinstein '90. Consult the calendar for upcoming events.

Good Times/Beginnings
See who came out for networking and sporting events and check out the two pages of wedding and baby photos you shared. Submit yours for the next issue at

One Last Thing
While many Americans worried about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus last winter, nursing alumna Chelsea True '13 was on the ground in Africa fighting to contain the outbreak at its source.

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