“Who’s Afraid of Free Speech?” was the provocative question posed by Thomas J. Healy, J.D., the featured guest speaker on September 20 at Sacred Heart University’s observance of Constitution Day 2017. The observance was in the form of a talk Healy gave in University Commons, sponsored by SHU’s Department of Government, Politics & Global Studies, in collaboration with the 3 + 3 Bachelor’s Program with Seton Hall University School of Law, SHU’s Pre-Law Club and the Human Journey Colloquia Series.
Three Catholic Studies Professors Publish New Books on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition
September 21, 2017
Three professors in Sacred Heart University’s Department of Catholic Studies recently published books that explore aspects of Catholic intellectual tradition (CIT), a 2,000-year-old examination by theologians, philosophers, writers, artists and others seeking answers about God, humanity, society and nature.
Convocation Extends Warm Welcome to New Students
September 15, 2017
Sacred Heart University’s largest incoming class to date received a warm welcome at the University’s annual New Student Convocation ceremony. The 1,420 freshmen and 144 transfer students ascended the hill by Curtis Hall to the sounds of the marching band and entered the William H. Pitt Center, where administrators, deans, professors and upperclassmen awaited them.
SHU Ranked #4 Most Innovative School in the North, According to U.S. News & World Report
September 12, 2017
Sacred Heart University was ranked one of the most innovative universities as well as one of the best universities in the North, according to U.S.News & World Report’s newly released guidebook, Best Colleges 2018.
Enrollment Numbers Soar, Breaking Record, as Sacred Heart University Welcomes Class of 2021
September 1, 2017
Excitement reigned at Sacred Heart University recently as 1,420 first-year students arrived on campus to begin their college studies. The incoming class constitutes the largest and most academically talented group in SHU history, surpassing the records set by the freshman classes from the past four years. They were chosen from a pool of nearly 10,000 applicants.