As Quinnipiac’s longest standing president John Lahey, has made an impact on the university community. Now he’s retiring and handing the torch to another history-maker: Judy Olian, Quinnipiac’s first female president. And although he’s made a significant difference in the school, his run hasn’t been perfect.
When Lyn Johnson first walked into the Almost Home Animal Rescue in Plainville, Connecticut, she saw that it wasn’t like other shelters where she had volunteered before. The smell was overwhelming and there were cages stacked on top of each other with minimal room for the animals to move.
Connecticut has seen a rise in women’s sports throughout the years. This shouldn’t be a surprise considering the history of female athletes in the state, as well as the growth of the “UConn effect” in the area. The only question remaining is whether or not Connecticut can be an example for the rest of nation when it comes to women’s sports.
After a two year battle for a budget increase, on April 25 Quinnipiac University Student Government Association President of Public Relations Victoria Johnson announced the SGA budget will be increased to $725,000 for the 2018-2019 academic year.