FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Several Sacred Heart University graduate students from the sports communication and media program recently assisted production crews from the sports radio and television program, The Dan Patrick Show, as they filmed promotional segments and an opener for an upcoming Super Bowl episode. Paul Pabst, a faculty member in the School of Communication and Media Arts and executive producer for Patrick’s show, said he knew the high-end green screen and studio at SHU’s Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center would be ideal for the former ESPN anchor’s show.
Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre to Receive Honorary Degree
January 23, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Archbishop and Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre will receive an honorary degree during Sacred Heart University’s Special Academic Convocation Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit.
Students Spend Winter Break Serving Others
January 20, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—One chilly afternoon toward the end of Sacred Heart University’s winter break, six students were preparing lunch at the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport for a group of about 200 people in need. They worked in the Merton Center’s kitchen amidst the aromas of glazed cranberry chicken and roasted cauliflower. They donned hairnets and helped the chef, Sr. Mandy Carrier, prepare food. Dirty pots and pans disappeared quickly once the volunteers got hold of them, and when lunch came to an end, students swept, cleaned counters and finished the dishes before mopping the dining room floor and cleaning tables.
Annual CAPP Breakfast Celebrates Longtime Catholic Educator
January 20, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Longtime Catholic educator Sr. Mary Grace Walsh, provost for education at the Archdiocese of Hartford, is this year’s honoree for Sacred Heart University’s Ninth Annual Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice (CAPP) Educator’s Breakfast. Walsh will receive the Educator of the Year award at a breakfast in SHU’s University Commons on Sunday, March 12, and Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will be the keynote speaker. For tickets, call 203-365-4470.
King’s Legacy Honored at Special Event
January 19, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn.— Sacred Heart University honored Martin Luther King, Jr., this week with a diverse event filled with reflection, spoken word poetry and music. “Today is a celebration,” senior Christian Carter told the audience filled with students, faculty, staff and community members. “And it’s an opportunity to reflect.” Carter served as the master of ceremonies for the event.