Horizons at Sacred Heart University, an enrichment program for Bridgeport’s underserved K-12 schoolchildren, has received a $10,000 grant from Near & Far Aid, which provides funds for agencies and programs serving impoverished communities in Fairfield County. The grant will help support 15-20 new students entering Horizons at SHU for 2018-19. The grant also will support the reading and STEM curricula for the program’s 120 existing students.
Farrington College of Education Names New Director of Assessment
January 10, 2018
Sacred Heart University has named Susan L. Hall of Fairfield as director of assessment for the Farrington College of Education (FCE). Hall has more than a decade of experience in higher education, most recently at Cameron University in Lawton, Okla., where she was assessment coordinator for general education, assistant professor of English and a committee member in departmental retention and recruitment, curriculum, institutional assessment and faculty development.
Jenna Bush Hager to Discuss Her Career at Distinguished Leaders Series Talk
January 9, 2018
Jenna Bush Hager will be the next speaker in Sacred Heart University’s Distinguished Leaders Series. Co-sponsored by WSHU, the event will take place Wednesday, January 24, at 6 p.m. in SHU’s Martire Center Atrium. The public is invited and signed copies of Hager’s book, Sisters First, co-written with her twin sister, Barbara Pierce Bush, will be available for sale.
Online Bachelor’s, Graduate Nursing Programs Ranked as Best in State by U.S.News & World Report
January 9, 2018
Sacred Heart University’s online programs for bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing are the best in the state, according to a statement U.S.News & World Report released Jan. 9. Sacred Heart’s programs were ranked against those from hundreds of colleges and universities across the country in the 2018 U.S.News Best Online Programs rankings.
Sacred Heart Develops e-Journal to Showcase Student Research
January 8, 2018
Sacred Heart University has developed a new e-journal, the Sacred Heart University Scholar, which will showcase undergraduate research.