FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Nearly 1,500 Sacred Heart University students set off into the world this weekend after receiving diplomas and words of advice from business and political leaders, scholars and classmates. University President John J. Petillo advised the graduates to continue to conduct themselves with integrity as they leave Sacred Heart. “Integrity should be your foremost concern,” he said. “Secondly, always remain curious. Your faculty has taught you to ask questions. Don’t let that end after today.”
SHU to Launch Master’s Program in Cybersecurity
May 21, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University has announced the launch of a new master’s program in cybersecurity, designed to provide students with an introduction to information security, risk and threat management, and security architecture. “It’s filling a need,” says Domenick Pinto, associate professor and chair of SHU’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology. “The job market in this discipline is phenomenal, but there are not a lot of cybersecurity specialists. Moreover, there’s a severe shortage in Connecticut of graduate schools that are offering an education in this field.”
SHU Launches New Graduate Center in Stamford
May 21, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University is significantly expanding its presence in Stamford and Fairfield County, launching new graduate degree programs and additional courses, moving into new classroom space in the center of the city and increasing its involvement and outreach within the Metro- and Stamford-area region and business communities.
University of Notre Dame Folk Choir to Perform in Chapel of the Holy Spirit
May 8, 2013
Fairfield, Conn. - The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir will perform a special concert of sacred music at Sacred Heart University on Sunday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. The event is sponsored by the Notre Dame Club of Fairfield County. It is free and open to the public.
SHU Hosts Panel Discussion on the Election of Pope Francis
May 8, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University hosted a panel discussion recently to examine the politics and theology of the recent papal election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis, along with the qualities of the new pope. Panelists included Michael W. Higgins, vice president for mission and catholic identity at SHU and Vatican affairs analyst for the CTV network and The Globe and Mail; George Collins, a Jesuit and director of campus ministry at Fairfield University; and David Gibson, a biographer of Benedict XVI, writer on ecclesial affairs and an award-winning contributor to several journals and news sources. Anthony Ciorra, assistant vice president for mission and catholic identity at SHU, moderated the event.