Sacred Heart University’s band has welcomed two bagpipers to its group of musicians this year. Both have several years’ experience, so all they needed to join the band was a tartan pattern for their kilts.
Tom Brokaw, Linda McMahon, Richard Edelman and Marna Parke Borgstrom to Be Honored at 52nd Commencement
March 12, 2018
Television journalist and author, Tom Brokaw, will deliver the commencement address at Sacred Heart University’s 52nd undergraduate commencement exercises on Sunday, May 13, at 10 a.m. He will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, degree. Linda McMahon, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration and former SHU trustee, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, degree.
Horizons Receives $50K Grant from Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation
March 8, 2018
Horizons at Sacred Heart University has received a $50,000 grant from the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Northeast Division, which will help fund a year-round STEM curriculum.
Horizons Receives $25K from Fairfield County's Community Foundation
March 8, 2018
Horizons at Sacred Heart University has received a grant of $25,000 from Fairfield County's Community Foundation (FCCF) to support development of its year-round STEM and reading curriculums. Horizons at SHU helps underprivileged children from Bridgeport overcome the phenomenon known as summer learning loss, in which students who have fewer opportunities for enrichment and intellectual stimulation each summer retain less of what they learned in school than their peers whose families can afford such activities.
Students Create Video to Compete on NESN Next Producer
March 7, 2018
Two students at Sacred Heart University’s School of Communication & Media Arts are contestants on the TV show, NESN Next Producer. Junior Eric Torrens, 20, and senior Ian Baron, 21, developed, filmed and edited a short, sports-related film in about a month’s time during the fall semester and submitted it to NESN, a regional sports cable and satellite television network out of Boston. Sacred Heart students have been finalists on all three seasons of NESN Next Producer.