Our History

September 2018

Our Inception

The work began to build a student-run collegiate EMS program from the ground up. The Management and Officers Team (MOT) was established, staffed by Dr. Phil Brewer, Lisa Barratt, Antoinetta Carmody, Christy Chase, Monique Drucker, Charles Dunn, Leonard Guercia, Richard Hally, Robert Lay, Juan Melendez, Kerry Patton, Ariela Reder and Edgar Rodriguez.

September 2018

December 28, 2018

Officially Certified

Quinnipiac University EMS became a state certified supplemental first responder agency.

December 28, 2018

October 22, 2019

Pinning Ceremony

The university held an inaugural pinning ceremony with President Olian and local officials in attendance to celebrate the launch of Quinnipiac University EMS.

October 22, 2019

November 14, 2019

First Shift

Quinnipiac University EMS staffed our first shift with EMT’s Jessica Brown and Candice Kent.

November 14, 2019

February 26, 2020

NCEMSF 2020

Quinnipiac University EMS attended our first ever NCEMSF conference.

February 26, 2020

March 30, 2021

First Stop The Bleed Class

Quinnipiac University EMS held our first ever Stop The Bleed class for the Quinnipiac community. 

March 30, 2021

April 1, 2021

First York Hill Shift

Quinnipiac University EMS staffed our first York Hill shift with EMT’s Charles Dunn and Sofia Adams.

April 1, 2021

April 18, 2021

First EMT of The Year

Captain Charles Dunn presented Madison Murphy with the first ever EMT of The Year award.

April 18, 2021

August 18, 2021

Auxiliary Division

Quinnipiac University EMS started the auxiliary division to introduce students who are not yet certified EMTs to the field of EMS.

August 18, 2021

September 21, 2021

New Response Vehicle

Quinnipiac University EMS acquires our first Ford Explorer, which will be used to respond to medical emergencies on the Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses starting the spring 2022 semester.

September 21, 2021