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Class of 2022 is Most Academically Talented in School History

Sacred Heart University’s class of 2022 will be the most academically talented in the history of the 55-year-old University. Continuing its rise as one of the top 10 fastest-growing Catholic universities in America over the last decade (Chronicle of Higher Education), more than 1,550 students have committed to enroll as first-time freshmen at the University in the fall. This represents an 80 percent increase in full-time freshman enrollment dating back to the fall 2012 semester.

Annual Sacred Heart Student Analysis Finds State at a Crossroads

May 15, 2018

Connecticut stands at a critical economic crossroads, and decisions made in the next two years may have serious repercussions for years to come, according to research released recently at Sacred Heart University. Students in the Jack Welch College of Business presented the annual Connecticut Economic Outlook in the Forum at the Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center, assessing the state’s macroeconomic indicators, such as state growth, unemployment and business investment.

More than 2,000 Graduate from Sacred Heart University in Weekend Exercises

May 13, 2018

More than 2,000 Sacred Heart University students embarked on a new phase in their lives this weekend after receiving diplomas and words of advice and encouragement from leaders, scholars and classmates. The SHU class of 2018 includes 1,217 undergraduates who will have earned bachelor’s degrees and 1,130 graduate students who will have earned master’s degrees, professional certificates and doctorates.

Sacred Heart Named One of the Best Colleges for Women

May 9, 2018

Sacred Heart University has earned a 2018-19 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Colleges, out of about 1,500 eligible colleges and universities across the nation. The University ranked 18th in New England and was in the top three in Connecticut. Women’s Choice Award’s mission is to give women a collective voice to identify brands, products and services that deserve loyalty and referrals, according to its website. It aims to be a trusted resource for women searching for the most recommended services.

Brian V. Carolan Named Dean of Graduate Studies

May 8, 2018

Brian V. Carolan of Park Ridge, N.J., has joined Sacred Heart University as dean of Graduate Studies. In this role, he will offer broader leadership for the graduate programs, both at the master’s and doctoral levels. Among his responsibilities will be helping to determine graduate tuition and enrollment goals, overseeing marketing, recruitment and outreach for graduate programs, conducting market research to identify new programs, certificates and degrees and more.

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