FAIRFIELD, Conn.— College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has ranked Sacred Heart University‘s online master’s degree program in healthcare informatics among the top 30 of its kind. College Choice used several factors to create its ranking for Best Online Master’s in Health Informatics Degree Programs, including student satisfaction, academic reputation, online program features and overall cost for the degree. Information was pulled from online portals, independent statistics sites and other rankings sites.
State Approves Media Literacy and Digital Culture Program for Professional Certification
November 29, 2016
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University has gained state approval for its Media Literacy and Digital Culture (MLDC) graduate program, which enables new teachers to meet their professional certification requirements. Candidates will be eligible to apply for this top-level certification upon degree completion and three years of successful teaching.
SHU Provides Thanksgiving Meals for Families in Need
November 23, 2016
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Hundreds of families in need lined up at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Bridgeport to receive uncooked turkeys and bags of non-perishable food from Sacred Heart University students for their Thanksgiving dinners. Each year, SHU provides families in the Bridgeport area with all the necessary fixings for a hearty Thanksgiving meal. Students from various campus groups—including the Office of Volunteer Programs & Service Learning, SHU’s Student Government, Campus Ministry and the men’s lacrosse team—all arrived at the church bright and early to help with the annual event.
Sacred Heart University Expands Reduced Tuition Offer for Master's in Criminal Justice
November 23, 2016
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Sacred Heart University is rolling out a new benefit for police, correction, parole and probation officers throughout the tri-state area: a 50 percent tuition reduction for those who enroll in SHU's master's in criminal justice (MACJ) program. This offer is a sizable expansion from the University's previous policy, which was limited to the Fairfield Police Department. "We are excited to extend this benefit, which we hope will provide an incentive for more officers serving in the larger community to pursue their next level of education," said SHU President John J. Petillo.
In Transformational Move, Sacred Heart University Acquires Former GE Global Headquarters
November 21, 2016
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University has entered into an agreement with General Electric to purchase its 66-acre former global headquarters in Fairfield. “This is a transformational moment in the history of Sacred Heart University,” said SHU President John J. Petillo. “With this property, SHU has a unique opportunity to contribute to education, research, health care and the community. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us, and it also reflects our long-standing relationship with GE that includes former GE CEO Jack Welch, for whom our College of Business is named.”