STAMFORD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University will host an information session at its Stamford campus on December 10 for professionals interested in its new doctorate of business administration (DBA) in finance program. The DBA, scheduled to launch in September 2014, is the first doctoral program offered by the University’s John F. Welch College of Business. The school has also recently added master’s degrees in accounting, digital marketing and human resource management.
Biology Department Receives Grant to Assess Juvenile Horseshoe Crab Populations in Long Island Sound
December 2, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University Biology Department has received a $103,000 grant commitment from Connecticut Sea Grant and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to assess the demographics and habitat requirements of juvenile horseshoe crabs in Long Island Sound over the next two years. The grant work will be overseen by Associate Professor Mark Beekey and Professor Jennifer Mattei of the Biology Department. The grant includes $16,000 per year for graduate student support and $7,000 per year for undergraduate research support.
Beauvais Honored by the Connecticut Nurses Association
November 25, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Calling nursing a vocation that requires only a healing heart, mind and touch, Audrey Beauvais, SHU assistant professor and director of the undergraduate nursing program, was bestowed with the prestigious Josephine A. Dolan Diamond Jubilee Award for her contributions to nursing education. The Fairfield native was given the award by the Connecticut Nurses Association at their annual convention in Cromwell on October 23.
Welch College of Business Offers Global Collaboration Experience to Students
November 25, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University’s new Global Experience Project is creating much excitement among participating business students. “This global project is brilliant. It specifically helps students reach a better understanding of what real-world business is all about,” said Esmeralda Boraj ’15, a student in the John F. Welch College of Business (WCOB). “I think this project is worthwhile and definitely an enjoyable learning experience.” As part of SHU’s goal to increase global awareness campus-wide and a desire to prepare graduates for a global economy and worldwide interaction, the WCOB is collaborating with the School of Business Administration of Bangkok University, Thailand, and the MBA program at the University of Saint Joseph, Macau, China, to kick off the Global Experience Project.
Renowned Movie Producer Hausman Talks With Film Students
November 20, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Legendary film producer Michael Hausman visited Sacred Heart University’s Stamford campus Monday evening to discuss filmmaking with two dozen graduate students enrolled in the film and television master’s program. Hausman has been a film producer for more than 40 years, with credits including Brokeback Mountain, Gangs of New York, The People vs. Larry Flynt, The Firm, and Amadeus. He visited SHU as a guest of Visiting Assistant Professors Damon Maulucci and Justin Liberman. Both professors are graduates of the Columbia University School of the Arts, where Hausman teaches. For information about applying to the FTMA program, visit http://ftma.sacredheart.edu/.