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Quinnipiac Graduates Say Experiences Outside Class Shaped Learning

Quinnipiac Graduates Say Experiences Outside Class Shaped Learning

Before arriving at Quinnipiac University, Jason Culmone thought knowledge had a finite quality that could be captured by reading books, memorizing facts and listening to lectures.

But the math and philosophy major from Wallingford has since learned that knowledge doesn't exist in a vacuum, sealed off from life, but rather is best gained through experience.

"I ... found that in my experiences outside of the immediate classroom ... I was relying not so much on the information in my courses, on what I learned, but on my ability to exercise the innovation and creativity with that information," Culmone said. "I began to recognize that this process was much more...

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