In recognition of Brian Hamilton’s service and support, Sacred Heart University named two facilities on November 10—its Student Success Center and Wellness Center—in memory of his mother, Sheila Hamilton, and his former wife, Maureen Hamilton (Sacred Heart University graduate, 1984), respectively.
Two Master's Graduates Receive Scholarship for Dedication to Valuation Field
November 7, 2017
Two graduates who hold master's degrees in accounting (MSA) from Sacred Heart University have received scholarships funded by the Connecticut chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). Chapter representatives from NACVA, Robert Carubia and Roz DeCaprio, presented the awards to SHU graduates Salvatore Dora and Amy Gioco. This is the third consecutive year that Sacred Heart University students have received the scholarship.
Pioneer Performance Center to Host RUNScience Clinic
November 6, 2017
Sacred Heart University’s Pioneer Performance Center will host RUNScience, an annual, evidence-based sports science clinic for local running coaches and athletes, Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at SHU’s Center for Healthcare Education. “Participants will learn about the most up-to-date running information in biomechanics, nutrition, physiology and strength and conditioning,” says Rich Marcello, SHU clinical exercise scientist and instructor in the Department of Exercise Science. Connecticut high school coaches and teachers who take part in the clinic will receive certificates of completion for professional development credit.
Executive Director of University Construction & Facilities Wins Award from Contractors’ Organization
November 3, 2017
Marc Izzo, Sacred Heart University’s executive director of University Construction & Facilities, recently received the Private Owner of the Year Award from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Connecticut. The organization represents 150 commercial, industrial and institutional construction contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and professionals in the state’s construction industry.
SHU Partners with Western Connecticut Health Network to Support Improved Outcomes for High-Risk Patients
November 3, 2017
Sacred Heart University has forged a partnership with Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) who, along with other health care agencies and community service providers, is focused on using a team-based approach to partner with high risk patients and improve their health care access and outcomes. The collaboration has resulted in an interprofessional student “health-care hotspotting” program—essentially a data-driven process to identify high needs patients who could benefit from more active outreach to engage them in their healthcare, supported by student teams.