Quinnipiac president launches new speaker series to explore solutions to today’s challenges

The Way Forward: The President's Speaker Series


uinnipiac is launching a new presidential speaker series to connect members of the university community with leaders, visionaries and established professionals from across the country. “The Way Forward” will offer a virtual forum to showcase and share innovative ideas and critical thinking about some of the most current and pressing challenges facing society.

Kick-Off Event

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The new speaker’s series will debut on Friday, June 19 at 1:15 p.m. with Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont who will discuss leadership during times of crisis with Quinnipiac President Judy Olian.

The 45-minute session will be hosted on Zoom and includes an opportunity to ask questions. The event is free and open to the public.

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Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont will discuss leadership during times of crisis.

Additional Events

Additional events

Each 45-minute session will be hosted on Zoom, and is free and open to the public. Each event will include time for Q&A with participants.

"Travel and Hotels Post Pandemic"
Stewart Bainum, chairman of Choice Hotels
June 22, 2 p.m.
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"Innovations in Healthcare Technology"
Dr. David Feinberg, Vice President of Google Health
William Weldon ’71, Former Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson/Chairman, Quinnipiac Board of Trustees
Moderated by President Olian and Dr. Bruce Koeppen, Dean of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
More details to come

"The Impact of the Pandemic on the Economically Vulnerable"
Arunan Arulampalam, JD ’14, Deputy Commissioner of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection
Erik Clemons, President and CEO of ConnCAT
William Ginsburg, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven
Moderated by Khalilah Brown-Dean, Associate Professor of Political Science
More details to come

“Join us. We’ll engage in thoughtful dialog with some of the brightest minds on today’s social, economic and health challenges, and trailblazing ideas ahead,” said Olian.