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Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

On September 2, the West Haven community and the University of New Haven came together for the third annual WestFest. Kicked off by residents and students throwing packets of powered paint at each other to the sound of their own laughter, the two communities looked at what the other had to offer. Connor Vargo, chair of the University’s Mayor’s Advisory Committee, said that the event was an idea p...

New App Tries to Get Students to ‘Unplug’

New App Tries to Get Students to ‘Unplug’

Justin Cella, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, Technology

The idea behind the creation of the mobile application Flipd was to help students "unplug" and create a distraction free environment during class. By creating a lock screen that “removes distractions while keeping you connected,” the app allows professors to monitor student’s phone usage during...

Student Start-Up Aims for Silicon Valley

Student Start-Up Aims for Silicon Valley

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

August 31, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Some students head to the café in between classes, but one group University of New Haven students are meeting with venture capitalists and investors instead. In nine months, Nathan Pitruzzello, a University senior, has reached a level of investments and prospects from investors that most start-ups...

President Kaplan Calls for Support to Harvey Relief Efforts

President Kaplan Calls for Support to Harvey Relief Efforts

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, U.S. News, University of New Haven

President Kaplan sent an email to the campus community Wednesday morning addressing Hurricane Harvey and the devastation it has caused in Houston. He stressed the importance of extending sympathies and taking part in disaster relief to aid the citizens of Houston. “Hurricane Harvey has brought days of devastatio...

Major Colby, Head of ROTC at University, Dead at 52

Major Colby, Head of ROTC at University, Dead at 52

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

August 28, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Major (Ret) Glenn A. Colby, Sr., who headed the Army ROTC program at the University of New Haven, died on Aug. 24 at the age of 52 after a battle with cancer. Colby was a strong advocate for the program, which provides training and scholarships to students interested in entering the military as an officer...

Bartels Gets a Makeover: New Marketplace Features

Bartels Gets a Makeover: New Marketplace Features

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven, with the opening of fall semester, will be unveiling new renovations to the Bartels Marketplace. The renovations come after two rounds of surveys, sent out to the campus community, provided feedback regarding the current marketplace. Gordon Hayes, general manager of Din...

Margaret Lee, Wife of Henry C. Lee, Dies

Margaret Lee, Wife of Henry C. Lee, Dies

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

August 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Margaret Lee, the wife of Henry C. Lee, founder of the University of New Haven's institute of forensic science, died on August 1 after a brief illness, according to the New Haven Register. The Lees had been married since 1962 (55 years). Lee was born in Malaysia and earned a bachelor's degree in educatio...

University Commits to Paris Climate Accord

University Commits to Paris Climate Accord

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

July 20, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Steven H. Kaplan, president of the University of New Haven, joined more than 1,000 U.S. governors, mayors, businesses, universities, and others in signing the statement, “We Are Still In,” which supports the environmental goals outlined in the Paris Climate Accord. President Donald J. Trump announced...

UNH Student Turns Down Job at Snapchat for Harvard

UNH Student Turns Down Job at Snapchat for Harvard

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Afraz Siddiqui was one of hundreds of graduates of the Class of 2017, earning a degree in business management and a minor in entrepreneurship. As many students across the country struggle to find a job after graduation, Siddiqui told one of the most popular social media companies in the world: no. Siddiqui,...

University Professor Dies in House Fire

University Professor Dies in House Fire

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

May 22, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Anthony (Tony) Carter, a management professor at the University of New Haven, died in a fast-moving fire over the weekend, on his 62nd birthday. Carter has been a professor at the University for over 10 years, teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in business management, while also being the dire...

Chargers Baseball Wins NE-10 Championship

Chargers Baseball Wins NE-10 Championship

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

May 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Charger Athletics, Sports, University of New Haven

In a double-header win on Saturday against the Franklin Pierce Ravens, the UNH Chargers Men's Baseball Team claimed the NE-10 championship, their first conference title since 2013. Chargers beat the Ravens in both games 7-3 and 21-1. David Palmer, a junior from East Slip, N.Y., won the Most Outstanding Playe...

University Names New Athletic Director

University Names New Athletic Director

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

May 9, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Charger Athletics, Sports, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven has named Duane Bailey as associate vice president and director of recreation, filling the hole left by the retirement of longtime director Deborah Chin in February. Bailey is currently serving as director of intercollegiate athletics and recreation at the New York Institute...

President Kaplan on Housing, Gerber Hall, and More (Q&A)

President Kaplan on Housing, Gerber Hall, and More (Q&A)

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

University of New Haven President Steven H. Kaplan sat down with the Charger Bulletin to talk about some of the major issues surrounding the campus and how he views the past school year. Q: What has been your proudest moment at the University for this school year? A: For this school year, I would say...

Engineering Students Display Innovation Senior Design Expo

Engineering Students Display Innovation Senior Design Expo

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Science, University of New Haven

The annual Senior Design Expo took place on Wednesday (May 3) in the Beckerman Recreation Center. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. students had the chance to present posters of their projects, with the goal of bettering the campus community. Every graduating senior in the Tagliatela College of Engineering has...

University Nears Two Years of Being Smoke-Free

University Nears Two Years of Being Smoke-Free

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health and Fitness, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

On June 1, 2015 the University of New Haven made the decision to become a smoke-free campus. Since then the typically consensus is that students and faculty have been fairly compliant with the new policy. “They were following a nation-wide trend that has been happening across the country in all...

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