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Students and Faculty Go Digital to Get Real

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The more we learn about how we learn, the more we learn about how to teach. That’s why the Office of Digital Learning at Sacred Heart University recently hosted the faculty showcase, Teaching Innovations – Experiments from the SHU Classroom.

Exercise Science Students Help Host Fitness Fair for Senior Citizens

April 30, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A group of 19 students in Professor Peter Ronai’s Exercise and Aging class at Sacred Heart University put their fitness-evaluation skills to the ultimate test as leaders of the Vitality Fitness Health Fair on Friday, April 24, at the Watermark at 3030 Park retirement community’s fitness center in Bridgeport.

Students Meet Consul General of Luxembourg

April 29, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A group of Sacred Heart University students who will be studying abroad in Luxembourg City this summer had the opportunity to meet with Jean-Claude Knebeler, the consul general of Luxembourg and executive director of the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office in New York. Mary Trefry, associate professor of management, introduced Knebeler, who was accompanied by colleagues Laurence Pierron, executive assistant to the consulate general of Luxembourg, and Brigitte Goergen, commercial attaché for the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office.

School of Nursing Provides Health Care in the Dominican Republic

April 23, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Last month, five Sacred Heart University faculty members conducted a medical mission trip to Parasio, Dominican Republic, along with 10 family nurse practitioner (FNP) students. An essential component of the FNP curriculum is an emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention and health restoration within a strong community framework. The program provides essential clinical experiences required for practice in family primary care for individuals of all ages.

Andy Kolar Elected President of Connecticut Percussive Arts Society

April 22, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University Assistant Director of Bands Andy Kolar of Bridgeport was elected president of Connecticut’s Percussive Arts Society (PAS) chapter earlier this month. The goal of PAS is to be a global leader in percussion and drumming by providing unparalleled and interactive resources in percussion education, performance and research.

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