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Diversity and Inclusion Celebrations

Women’s History Month

March presents the Quinnipiac community with the opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of women at our university and throughout our society.

We hope you will participate in our month-long series of events.

Our Community in Action

Professor Marilyn Ford

Professor shares journey from plantation where great-great-grandfather had been a slave

Quinnipiac Law Professor Marilyn Ford shared her experiences growing up as the first person in her family to graduate high school, being tutored by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, attending law school and working on Wall Street. She explored racism, activism and implicit bias.

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Kimberly DiGiovanni speaks to crowd

Professor named chair of an Urban Waters Initiative for Connecticut DEEP

Kimberly DiGiovanni, assistant teaching professor of civil engineering at Quinnipiac, has been named chair of an Urban Waters Initiative (UWI) for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

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Antoinette (Toni) Bush and Elicia Pegues Spearman headshot

Successful leaders stress open-minded, eclectic mindset as keys to success

Long before she became a lawyer, Antoinette Bush was a kid from Illinois whose father, a state’s attorney, showed her the impact that law could have on society. As executive vice president and global head of government affairs for News Corp., Bush is making her own impact.

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Quinnipiac University student Rachel Moon, center, talks with business women, Anne Graham, Linda Massaro and Michelle Sullivan, from left, during a speed networking session guided by motivational speaker Kathy McAfee

People’s United Center for Women & Business spring events

Join in a variety of virtual events and coffee chats designed to increase skills, improve self-awareness and build resilience while preparing for the future.

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Center for Excellence Award recipients

University celebrates teaching, service to students

The Quinnipiac community came together on Monday night to celebrate the extraordinary efforts, innovation and exemplary efforts of our faculty and staff at the 19th annual Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students Awards.

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