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Master’s in Accounting Program Receives $25K for Endowed Scholarship Fund

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University’s master’s in accounting (MSA) program has received $25,000 from the Connecticut chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) to fund scholarships for graduate students. The Branford-based Connecticut chapter, whose mission is “to provide professional growth, through networking, educational programs and resources,” established this fund to assist SHU accounting students who seek to become certified public accountants (CPAs) and certified valuation analysts (CVAs).

Sacred Heart Aims Spotlight on Future Literacy Leaders

May 26, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University put the spotlight on reading and language arts recently with its fourth annual literacy conference, “Motivating through Literacy: Practice, Perspective, Promise.” The conference, which took place at the University’s Cambridge Commons in Trumbull, was orchestrated by Karen Waters, SHU’s program director for literacy in the Isabelle Farrington College of Education’s Department of Leadership and Literacy.

Freshmen Show Their Business Savvy with Presentations

May 19, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Little sparks that blazed into big business ideas held the spotlight recently when Sacred Heart University’s Jack Welch College of Business presented its fourth New Business Plan Poster Session and Final Presentations. The event began with the poster session in the Edgerton Center and continued in University Commons, where about 125 people sat in as eight teams of freshmen—finalists from the eight sections of SHU’s Introduction to Business course—presented their work.

Sacred Heart University Celebrates 50th Commencement

May 15, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – More than 1,900 Sacred Heart University students began a new journey this weekend after receiving diplomas and words of advice and encouragement from business and religious leaders, scholars and classmates. President John J. Petillo reflected on the students’ past four years and how their time spent at the University transformed them in substance and in spirit. “Continue to chase your dreams unfettered by the naysayers. May the knowledge and experiences you gained here enable you to be women and men for others,” Petillo said.

Editor of Student Newspaper Visits White House for College Reporter Day

May 11, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—April 28 was a day Sacred Heart University senior Emily Archacki likely will never forget. That was the day Archacki—editor-in-chief of SHU’s student newspaper—The Spectrum—posed a question to President Barack Obama during the inaugural College Reporter Day in Washington, D.C.

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