QU Online Blog

The QU Online Blog was created for distance learners to cover topics related to online education, professional development and industry trends. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting a career path, this blog is designed to be a valuable resource for your educational journey.

Compassion Drives RN to BSN Student to Further Her Education

Brittany Kelly, RN to BSN Student.

While in high school, Brittany volunteered at Seymour Pink, a community based, non-profit to raise money for breast cancer. She was moved as she listened to the stories from patients, survivors and their families. They told the crowd of the compassionate nurses that supported them through their battle with cancer. The inspirational and courageous people compelled Brittany to do something more.

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Reviewing President Biden’s Cybersecurity Executive Order (EO)

Brittany Kelly, RN to BSN Student.

I will commend the Administration for the recent (May 13, 2021) Executive Order aimed at promoting immediate improvements in cybersecurity within government sector and private sector. At the same time, there are areas that need more attention.

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Drive for Equity Motivates Educator

Jakaya Crump, MS in Special Education ‘20.

MS in Special Education from Quinnipiac University to continue her drive for equity in the classroom. Although her journey was not easy, Kaye’s determination to find happiness and success won out. She relied on her past to guide her to a bright future both personally and professionally, and Quinnipiac’s special education program has helped Kaye gain the knowledge and skills to become the educator she feels her students deserve.

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Cloud Computing: The New Plastics

Frederick Scholl, Ph.D., Cybersecurity Program Director, Quinnipiac University.

In this post, I will look again at my unscientific eight-year survey of jobs in cloud computing and look at SIM’s (Society for Information Management) formal annual survey of IT professionals. Both document the rapid adoption of cloud computing in business.

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Sports Journalism Grad Earns Broadcasting Role for WNBA

Robyn Brown, sideline reporting for the Quinnipiac University basketball game.

Throughout her education at Quinnipiac, Robyn Brown felt inspired and supported to pursue her craft as a sports journalist. After she graduated from the MS in Sports Journalism program in 2019, she earned a position as the team reporter for the WNBA Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves.

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Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate Program

Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate Program

Quinnipiac University’s Assistant Teaching Professor of Education Jennifer Dauphinais, Ed.D., coordinator of the Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate program, discusses the importance of this program in today’s schools. Social and emotional learning and school climate programs build strong relationships among students, teachers and the community. Students are taught how to navigate through the complexities of their world by managing their emotions, showing empathy for others, learning how to set and achieve goals, and make responsible decisions.

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Building a Community Through Educational Leadership

Building a Community Through Educational Leadership

Erin Bailey’s official title is principal, Bear Path Elementary School, but that doesn’t touch the breadth and scope of her role as educator. She is an inspiration to the families, students and teachers at Bear Path and across the Hamden School district. She greets each day with her mantra “Be kind all day, today and every day.”

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Quinnipiac School of Business Ranks Among Best Online Master's in Business Programs 2021

Quinnipiac School of Business Ranks Among Best Online Master's in Business Programs 2021

The Quinnipiac University School of Business once again ranks among the best online business programs by U.S. News & World Report in 2021. Quinnipiac ranks #29 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs and #14 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans. The online Professional MBA program ranks #45 nationally and #1 in Connecticut.

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Quinnipiac Ranks Among Best Online Master's in Education Programs in 2021

Quinnipiac Ranked Among Best Online Master's in Education Programs in 2021

The Quinnipiac University School of Education ranks among the U.S. News & World Report survey of its Best Online Master's in Education Programs. This survey recognizes the online MS in Instructional Design and MS in Special Education programs among the top online master's in education programs in the country.

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UX Designer Excels in New Role

UX Designer Excels in New Role.

Dating back to her childhood, Susan loved to draw and paint and knew she wanted to pursue a career that involved design. During her undergraduate program, Susan studied industrial design and took courses in user research and understanding empathy. As part of her studies, Susan worked to help create a fitness app to conduct user research. The human factor of the design process resonated with her, and it was this hands-on experience that solidified her decision to enter the field of UX Design.

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