FAIRFIELD, Conn. – “Ever since I was a little kid, it was my dream to be a filmmaker,” says Sacred Heart University graduate Kieran McGirl as he recalls the formative experience that inspired his dream: sitting in an airport with his Uncle Shaun, the actor, watching Charlie Chaplin on a portable DVD player. “I was enamored by the fact that these old silent films were still relevant, still engaging, still beautiful. From that day on, I knew I wanted to do this. I wanted to tell stories and entertain people—to make people happy, and even make people sad.”
College of Nursing Awarded $30,000 Grant from Paul L. Jones Trust Fund
July 2, 2015
Fairfield, Conn. - Sacred Heart University's College of Nursing has received a $30,000 grant from the Paul L. Jones Trust Fund to support graduate nursing students enrolled in the nursing practice doctorate program (DNP). The grant is designed for scholarship support and will be distributed to students coming into the DNP program.
Students Study Abroad at Campus in Luxembourg
July 1, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – This summer, students had the opportunity to participate in an intensive study abroad program at the Sacred Heart University campus in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. With an ideal location at the heart of Western Europe, it is a great place for students to be exposed to European culture. Luxembourg is the only Grand Duchy in the world and is the second smallest of the European Union member states, bordered by Belgium, France and Germany. Not only that, the city is surrounded by magnificent historical fortifications classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
SHU Team Collaborates on Body-Image Research Published in Journal of American College Health
June 30, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – In its May issue, the Journal of American College Health has published a paper authored by a team of Sacred Heart University professors and personnel, including a chart of body types that could change the way body-image studies are conducted.
President Petillo Inducted Into Seton Hall Athletics Hall of Fame
June 29, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University President John J. Petillo was inducted into Seton Hall University’s Athletics Hall of Fame on Monday, June 22. He joined three others in Seton Hall’s class of 2015. Each year, Seton Hall honors individuals who have made a significant impact on Pirates Athletics in this way. Petillo served as chancellor at Seton Hall from 1984-89 during a period of renaissance on campus. He presided over Seton Hall when the men’s basketball team reached the championship game of the 1989 NCAA Tournament.