New Facilities

 

Construction On Campus 

WSHU and Public Safety Building
New venue to enhance programming for WSHU and Public Safety
Sacred Heart University is constructing a new three-story, 21,000 square foot building on Park Avenue that will serve as home for WSHU, the onsite National Public Radio station serving Fairfield County and southeastern Connecticut, as well as home to SHU's Public Safety Department. 
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New West CampusSacred Heart University Acquires Former GE Global Headquarters‌
Sacred Heart University has entered into an agreement with General Electric to purchase its 66-acre former global headquarters in Fairfield. “This is a transformational moment in the history of Sacred Heart University,” said SHU President John J. Petillo. “With this property, SHU has a unique opportunity to contribute to education, research, health care and the community. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us, and it also reflects our long-standing relationship with GE that includes former GE CEO Jack Welch, for whom our College of Business is named.” Learn more...



Pierre Toussaint Hall
Renovations have begun on the property formerly known as the Jewish Home. This 15.6 acres of land is surrounded on all three sides by Sacred Heart’s main campus and will become a residential village including student housing and a dining hall.‌ Read more...




Jorge Bergoglio HallNew Residence Hall Dedicated to Pope Francis
Bergoglio Hall, a three-story 80,000-square-foot facility that took just under two years to construct is the new home to over 200 sophomore students. The building is located on SHU’s Fairfield main campus, across the street from the Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center. The residence hall is equipped with a CrossFit gym, video game playroom/classroom, laundry facilities and shared kitchen spaces. Its spacious lobby includes a cozy fireplace and plenty of chairs and couches for relaxation and study sessions. Read more...


Sacred Heart AD Bobby Valentine paints a new picture for the Pioneers
CT Post, July 16, 2016
He was given a blank canvas and it was up to Bobby Valentine to figure out how he was going to paint it. He had been a Major League Baseball player and manager, a restauranteur, a professional ballroom dancer, TV analyst and a city of Stamford official, but never had Valentine done what he was about to do starting on July 1, 2013, his first day as executive director of athletics at Sacred Heart University. Read more...


SHU Purchases 150 Acres of Land in Milford to include Great River Golf Club
Sacred Heart University has purchased 150 acres of land on the Housatonic River in Milford/Orange, CT, which includes Northeast's premier semi-private 18-hole Great River Golf Course and a 32,000-square-foot clubhouse. Located just 11 miles away from SHU's main campus, Great River Golf Club is a signature Tommy Fazio-designed facility that has been ranked fourth-best in Connecticut by Golf.com. Read more... 


SHU Breaks Ground on Center for Healthcare Education‌
SHU broke ground on a new building to house its Colleges of Health Professions and Nursing on June 18. Located at 4000 Park Avenue in Bridgeport, the Center for Healthcare Education will be three stories comprising 117,000 square feet on 8.7 acres. “Like the recently completed Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center, the new Center for Healthcare Education will provide our students with all the latest technology used in their future professions,” says President John J. Petillo. Read more...


SHU Celebrates Opening of Martire Business & Communications Center
Home of the Jack Welch College of Business and School of Communication & Media Arts, the $50 million, 120,000-square-foot center is a unique, world-class facility offering unparalleled resources for students, including media production studios, trading floor and interactive laboratories designed to advance the skills and knowledge students need for the global marketplace.

‌The Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center honors Frank, a 1969 graduate of Sacred Heart, and his wife Marisa for their years of service and leadership, as well as a multimillion-dollar philanthropic commitment to the University.‌ Read more...