HAMDEN — Cindy Rossi of Cheshire, clinical associate professor of physician assistant studies and a senior clinical coordinator in the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, has been recognized for her dedication to students. The Physician Assistant Education Association last month presented Rossi with its inaugural Clinical Education Award in Seattle. Rossi has overseen Quinnipiac’s more than 450 clinical rotations each year since 1998. She also teaches each semester.