Orientation Leaders Tuesday, May 30, 2017 on Quinnipiac's Mount Carmel Campus.

Centers and Resources

Our Facilities

A sandbox with industry-leading business tools right in your backyard

Moving at the speed of business requires facilities that best emulate what students will face in their careers. We continue to invest in our facilities to ensure that your business education meets the ever-evolving needs of the market. Just this year, we completed the first round of extensive renovations of our facilities — and we’ll continue to optimize our programs and facilities to bring you the best business education possible.

Learning how the financial markets tick

Our Terry W. Goodwin '67 Financial Technology Center prepares our students for success with sophisticated technology.

Terry W. Goodwin ’67 Financial Technology Center

A technologically sophisticated hands-on classroom for learning how financial markets tick.

  • State-of-the-art investment and trading center designed to incorporate both team-based and individual research and analysis
  • 40 professional workstations with real-time access to financial market data feeds, including 12 Bloomberg Professional Terminals
  • Unlimited access to S&P Capital IQ for financial, accounting and industry data
  • Trading simulations, financial modeling, economic analysis and stock valuation that bridge the gap between theory and practice
  • Student-managed portfolio currently valued at $1.75 million

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship exists to support the entrepreneurial spirit at Quinnipiac. The center offers professional resources for budding entrepreneurs and physical space to turn your ideas into reality.

  • Access to expertise of business professionals, advanced research capabilities and business capital.
  • Advisory services and workshops in legal, finance, research, marketing, design, business plan development and start-up mentoring.
  • Comfortable and versatile space for entrepreneurs to get their projects off the ground by offering a location for everything from brainstorming to meeting potential investors.
  • Individual work stations, team meeting spaces and an executive conference room for your start-up team

Space for success

Our Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a welcoming and versatile space designed to help our students get their projects off the ground.

Team Collaboration Spaces
We offer many spaces for business ideation, networking and teamwork. Our App and Business Development Lab offers students the space to prototype mobile and media apps. A faculty director is available for guidance.

Career Development Resource Center
Staffed by two professionals dedicated to business students’ career success, the space offers two interview rooms and networking space. 

A Wold-Sized Classroom

Fulbright Scholars in the the School of Business hosted Cindi Bigelow, president and chief executive officer of Bigelow Tea, the world's #1 specialty tea company, on campus to beta-test a new app, Time 4 Tea. The students launched their project with the help of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Here, Ashton Pett, graduate assistant, tests the app with Bigelow.

Bringing ideas to life

Fulbright Scholars in the the School of Business hosted Cindi Bigelow, president and chief executive officer of Bigelow Tea, the world's #1 specialty tea company, on campus to beta-test a new app, Time 4 Tea. The students launched their project with the help of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Here, Ashton Pett, graduate assistant, tests the app with Bigelow.

Centers and Institutes

Expert resources

Our centers and institutes provide you with additional opportunities to explore the world of business through specific areas of focus. Work alongside faculty and industry leaders to participate in industry advancement while developing your own knowledge in the process. 

School of Business Financial Technology Center. Copyright Notice: Rich Gilligan @Hello Artists photographed in Spring 2016 for the new branding materials and new EDU website. Usage terms are: Marketing Collateral in perpetuity - e.g.-student guides, annual reports, flyers, brochures, public affairs, web/social media
- 3 years paid media.,School of Business Financial Technology Center. Copyright Notice: Rich Gilligan @Hello Artists photographed in Spring 2016 for the new branding materials and new EDU website. Usage terms are: Marketing Collateral in perpetuity - e.g.-student guides, annual reports, flyers, brochures, public affairs, web/social media
- 3 years paid media.,School of Business Financial Technology Center. Copyright Notice: Rich Gilligan @Hello Artists photographed in Spring 2016 for the new branding materials and new EDU website. Usage terms are: Marketing Collateral in perpetuity - e.g.-student guides, annual reports, flyers, brochures, public affairs, web/social media
- 3 years paid media.,School of Business Financial Technology Center. Copyright Notice: Rich Gilligan @Hello Artists photographed in Spring 2016 for the new branding materials and new EDU website. Usage terms are: Marketing Collateral in perpetuity - e.g.-student guides, annual reports, flyers, brochures, public affairs, web/social media
- 3 years paid media.

Thinking outside of the box

Our students have access to state-of-the-art resources in our Terry W. Goodwin '67 Financial Technology Center.

Alternative Investments Institute

  • Established to broaden the understanding of the role of alternative investments in modern investment and portfolio management 
  • Publishes bi-annual surveys of investment trends and opportunities in the alternative investment space 
  • Hosts a speaker series
  • Supports academic courses on trading strategies, commodity and real estate investments and the valuation of privately held companies
  • 12 Bloomberg Professional Terminals & S&P Capital IQ
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Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Exists to support the entrepreneurial spirit at Quinnipiac
  • Aims to help turn ideas into viable business solutions
  • Taps into the expertise of experienced business professionals, advanced research capabilities and access to business capital
  • Provides advisory services and workshops in legal, finance, research, marketing, design, business plan development and start-up mentoring
Learn more
Michael Little plays a virtual reality game he created as part of the game design and development program.

Brave new world

Michael Little plays a virtual reality game he created as part of the game design and development program.

Courtney Cortright ’17 talks with another participant during an interactive workshop on Mindfulness in the Workplace, presented by Cheryl L. Jones.

Making a connection

Courtney Cortright ’17 talks with another participant during an interactive workshop on Mindfulness in the Workplace, presented by Cheryl L. Jones. The workshop was hosted by the Center for Women and Business at Quinnipiac in April 2017.

Center for Women and Business

  • Creating and growing a community of women focused on achieving their professional goals through skill-building workshops, motivational events and networking opportunities
  • Advancing career and professional opportunities for female students, faculty and staff
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Central European Institute

  • Builds bridges between the United States and the nations of Central Europe by fostering relationships in academics, business and culture  
  • Helps students gain hands-on experience in both business and diplomacy through internships, consulting and student exchange opportunities 
  • Houses the official Hungarian Consular Office for the State of Connecticut
Learn more
Chris Ball, executive director of the Central European Institute, right, presented a certificate to Hungarian Corvinus University MBA student Péter Hegedűs for completing the one-week intensive executive MBA visit to QU.

Bringing the world to our students

School of Business students attended a networking event with MBA students from Hungarian Corvinus University at the home of Christian and Andrea Sauska in Fairfield, Connecticut in April 2017. Here, Chris Ball, executive director of the Central European Institute, right, presented a certificate to Hungarian Corvinus University MBA student Péter Hegedűs for completing the one-week intensive executive MBA visit to QU.

Rachel Moon ’16, MBA ’18, introduced a panel during Quinnipiac University's Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) VII Forum on March 30, 2017, at the Midtown Hilton in New York. Each year approximately 40 Quinnipiac business students play an integral role in organizing the annual G.A.M.E. Forum, a three-day conference that brings together the sharpest minds in the finance world.

Global presence

Rachel Moon ’16, MBA ’18, introduced a panel during Quinnipiac University's Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) VII Forum on March 30, 2017, at the Midtown Hilton in New York. Each year approximately 40 Quinnipiac business students play an integral role in organizing the annual G.A.M.E. Forum, a three-day conference that brings together the sharpest minds in the finance world. The student-led event — the largest of its kind in the world — provides 1,500 college students from 47 states and 45 countries representing 160 universities with a unique opportunity to learn best practices in investment management and network with industry leaders.

Experiential Learning

Practice, practice, practice

Critical to a Quinnipiac education is our emphasis on experiential learning. Our students have the opportunity to travel and work in industries and organizations across the country and around the world. 

We have special arrangements that allow students to explore course work and cultural experiences through the Central European Institute in Hungary, academic partnerships in England, Ireland and France, and international internships in the UK and in China. Quinnipiac in LA is a year-round program available to undergraduate and graduate students that incorporates an internship and course work in the business and entertainment mecca of Los Angeles.

Jacqueline Waite '17 poses in front of Big Ben in London

Seeing the world

Jacqueline Waite '17 took advantage of our expansive study-abroad options by spending a semester in London during the spring of 2017.

Closer to home, in addition to internship opportunities in New York and Boston and elsewhere, we have long-standing relationships with area corporations that host information sessions on campus and hire our students as interns, and with others that invite students to their offices for on-site visits. At Quinnipiac, you will get a remarkably broad view of the world of business.

Quinnipiac's experiential opportunities are seemingly unlimited. The programs and opportunities below provide examples of the types of experiences you can expect here.

Strategic study abroad and student exchange partners

  • University College Cork, Ireland
  • University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Queen Mary University, London, U.K.
  • Kuhne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
  • ESC Rennes, France
  • Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland
  • International internships in London, Dublin, Shanghai and Tianjin

International business immersion program destinations 2016-17

Undergraduate


  • Canada
  • Dominican Republic
  • Japan/South Korea
  • Nicaragua

Graduate


  • China
  • Hungary/Poland
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan/South Korea
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru

Volunteer and service learning

  • Award-winning VITA (volunteer income-tax assistance) program
  • IRS-certified program in which students assist low income and elderly individuals with their tax returns
  • Micro-lending programs in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic
  • CIS students will complete a service learning project with the Pavarotti Center in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Students meet industry leaders, experience new cultures

Quinnipiac education takes our students to some of the most intriguing and inspiring places — from around the corner to around the world. Studying and working outside the classroom challenges our students and changes them. The experiences make them more confident, more independent and better prepared for whatever profession they choose to pursue.

At Quinnipiac, a world-sized classroom is a concept that is critical to a transformative student experience. It means 150 internship sites available to our business students, and inner-city schools where our education students teach. 

For instance, on a recent trip to Peru, our students met with senior leaders and discussed infrastructure-planning and the challenges and rewards of being an expat manager.

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