The Charger Bulletin

Dr. Ophelie Rowe-Allen Named Dean of Students

Ophelie Rowe-Allen

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

July 24, 2020

The university recently announced Ophelie Rowe-Allen as the new dean of students and chief student affairs officer. Rowe-Allen replaced retiring dean of students, Rebecca Johnson, who had been with the university since 1980. “As the new Dean, I am looking forward to engaging with the campus communi...

Commuter students say they’re tired of being “dismissed” amid changes caused by COVID-19

Commuter students say they’re tired of being “dismissed” amid changes caused by COVID-19

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

July 16, 2020

In the middle of the changes the University of New Haven is facing because of state coronavirus guidelines, commuter students say they lack information about their return to campus. Following the first virtual town hall meeting held on June 30 on Facebook, students and their parents posted angry c...

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

July 13, 2020

The appointment of a school chief diversity officer has received some backlash from the campus community. In June, in response to recent national events of violence and a University of New Haven alumni’s controversial posts on social media, university president Steven Kaplan announced assistant provost Lorenzo Bo...

Email from Provost Highlights Schedule Changes in Fall 2020

Email from Provost Highlights Schedule Changes in Fall 2020

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

June 24, 2020

Following the University of New Haven’s shutdown at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the university is preparing for the campus to reopen in the Fall 2020 semester. A Tuesday email sent to the student body highlighted the proposed changes. Interim provost and senior vice president for academic ...

University Students Awarded in Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Contest

spj ct

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-In-Chief

June 18, 2020

University of New Haven students and graduates were among the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists college contest winners announced last Thursday. According to their website, the contest highlights “the best work published or broadcast during the 2019-20 academic year.” University students...

A Student’s Controversial Comments Ignite Potential Change on Campus

A Student's Controversial Comments Ignite Potential Change on Campus

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-In-Chief and Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

June 10, 2020

As passionate crowds take to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd and those affected by police brutality in the United States, the University of New Haven is taking action against a class of 2020 student’s controversial comments to an anonymous source on Instagram. According to a June 6 ...

UPDATE: Class of 2020: Forgotten

University of New Haven's Centennial Class is not receiving adequate communication from administration, according to students.

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2020

UPDATE: As stated by university administration last week, today, Steven Kaplan addressed the class of 2020’s concerns about the tentative date of a virtual commencement, as well as the status of the delivery of regalia. “We are still planning a virtual celebration to take place in June, and our...

Room Selection Distresses Students: “This is Completely Outrageous”

Room Selection Distresses Students: “This is Completely Outrageous”

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

Since the room selection process began at the University of New Haven, students on social media have been speculating that some juniors and seniors may end up displaced next semester. In the Class of 2022 Facebook group, students began questioning the room selection process after sophomore criminal...

Pres. Kaplan Addresses Students about Uncertainties with Fall 2020

Pres. Kaplan Addresses Students about Uncertainties with Fall 2020

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

As universities across the country are remote learning, students and university workers may be itching to return to business-as-usual in the fall. Northeastern states such as Massachusetts and Maine have extended their “stay-at-home” orders, and Boston University announced their Recovery Plan...

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

May 5, 2020

The university has furloughed employees from various departments across campus. One cut, in particular, has concerned students. During one of her sessions with the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), freshman Danielle Leahey’s therapist told her that she, along with two other therapists,...

Student with Wheelchair Speaks Out About Campus Inaccessibility and Safety Issues

Student with Wheelchair Speaks Out About Campus Inaccessibility and Safety Issues

Jennifer Korn & Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

May 4, 2020

“I couldn’t even get in the door, so how am I supposed to find my school spirit?” said Maria (Ria) Maisonet. Ria Maisonet, freshman communication and music and sound recording double major, has been battling the university to improve campus safety and accessibility. Maisonet has a neuromuscular disease called Charcot-Marie-T...

University Launches Chargers Helping Chargers Fund

University Launches Chargers Helping Chargers Fund

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

April 23, 2020

In an email sent on Wednesday, Rebecca Johnson, university vice president for student affairs and dean of students, announced that the university has launched the Chargers Helping Chargers Fund "to provide assistance to those who are experiencing unexpected financial challenges.” The funding is...

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

“You guys are now mentoring the mentors and helping the faculty to be online and stay online as well as possible and we thank you for that,” President Kaplan says as he welcomes the students attending the University-wide Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He also explains that universities...

Centennial Events Postponed for Fall Semester

Centennial Events Postponed for Fall Semester

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

April 22, 2020

2020 marked the University of New Haven’s centennial year, which meant a year of celebration. However, COVID-19 had a plan of its own, and events scheduled for the spring have been postponed or performed virtually. “One of the things we are working hard to do is to recreate that sense of community...

University to Temporarily Furlough Employees

University to Temporarily Furlough Employees

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

April 8, 2020

In an email sent to faculty on April 3, university president Steven Kaplan said some university employees would be temporarily furloughed. That means the employees are not being fired, but rather temporarily suspended for the time being while the university recovers from significant budgetary shortfall...

The Student News Source of the University of New Haven
University of New Haven