Category Archives: Quincy University

Former QU Student Cast on Hit Series Empire

By Scottie Bruxvoort When Ola Osundairo graduated from Quincy University he was unsure of the direction that he wanted to take with his profession. Osundairo was a member of the Quincy University football program and graduated with a business management degree. Recently, Osundairo was provided an opportunity to have a role on FOX with the hit television series Empire. The

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Bettencourt Gains Valuable Experience at Herald-Whig

Scottie Bruxvoort Quincy University senior Carly Bettencourt has made the most of her opportunity to work at the Quincy Herald-Whig. Bettencourt, a Communication student and former women’s basketball player, knows how important connections are in the workplace. “QU has prepared me for this job by allowing me to be in the Falcon, which helped me prepare to write for news

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Fall into Your Major Day a Great Opportunity for Students

Deciding what you want to concentrate your education on can be challenging and stressful. Figuring out the path that you want to take academically can help keep you on track and focused in your undergraduate years. Many student’s plans fail because they…fail to plan. This Friday October 16th, the Student Success Center here at Quincy University is hosting a “Fall

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QU’s Haiti Connection Program

by Marc Everhart Did you know that Quincy University has a program in place that allows you to help children native to Haiti, one of the world’s most deprived areas? The educational sponsorship program in place helps by donating money for the education of children in Gros Morne, Haiti. For $45 dollars, the funding pays for the child’s education, as

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QU Baseball Welcomes back Alumni

By: David Jacob Alumni weekend is always a special one, especially when it is your own team. This past weekend (Oct. 9-11) the QU baseball team welcomed back some of their fellow alumni.  It all started out on Friday, October 9th at QU stadium for the annual alumni game.  Two teams competed in a friendly competition. Quincy University 5th year senior Zach

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Cubs-Cardinals Rivalry Renewed

By: David Jacob Better late than never.  In the storied history between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, there was one key component that was missing: Playoff baseball. This series began all the way back in 1882.  Now after 2,363 regular season games, the two franchises finally meet in the postseason. A lot of teams who are rivals began

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Gervasi Performs Homer’s Iliad

Gervasi Performs Homer’s Iliad By Scottie Bruxvoort Quincy University President Dr. Gervasi has always had an interest in performing. “I’ve always enjoyed going to the theater, I’ve always enjoyed teaching, and I’ve always enjoyed discovering the ancient world. This project combines all of those interests.” Said Gervasi. The project that is mentioned in the previous statement is the one-man performance

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QU Homecoming a Huge Success

By: David Jacob  There is always an extra buzz around campus during Homecoming Week. This year, homecoming weekend started off with a bang.  On Thursday, October 1, 2015, QU’s A field was home to a Hot Air Balloon Festival.  Twelve hot air balloons filled up the Quincy sky.  Quincy University junior Nick Genova said, “This was an unbelievable event.  I have never

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