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SHU to Launch “Go Play!” Parks Passport Program in Bridgeport

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – On November 8, 2014, Sacred Heart University, joined by the Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department and Bridgeport libraries, will host a kickoff event for a new community program to promote physical activity and park use among Bridgeport families. The project, titled GO PLAY! Parks Passport, is funded by the Richard and Barbara Naclerio Faculty Scholars program that supports research conducted by SHU professors. The launch will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Bridgeport in the large field adjacent to Discovery Magnet School.

New Master's Degree in Media Literacy and Digital Culture Announced

October 21, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University is announcing a new master's degree in media literacy and digital culture expected to launch in the fall of 2015. The new program will be administered by the Department of Communication and Media Studies and will be based at the university's main campus in Fairfield.

Professor Emeritus Authors New Book About Experiences in Post-War El Salvador

October 13, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – In January 1992, the long and brutal civil war in El Salvador terminated with a peace accord signed in Mexico City. Six months later, Sacred Heart University sent a delegation of professors to the Central American country to reach out to shattered communities in need of help. One of those delegates was Ralph Corrigan, a tenured writing and communications instructor. He returned to the war-scarred country twice more—in 1993 and 1996—and has documented his travels and experiences in a new book published by Sacred Heart University Press. 'El Salvador at a Crossroads' reveals the stories of a people recovering from nearly 13 years of violence and bloodshed that resulted in as many as 90,000 dead or missing.

Online Learning Program Wins National Award

October 13, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – SHUsquare, a Sacred Heart University-built online learning program that promotes connectivity among faculty and students, has won a national education award from the Online Learning Consortium (formerly the Sloan Consortium).

New Ed.D. in Higher Education to Launch in Fall 2015

October 13, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Isabelle Farrington College of Education at Sacred Heart University is announcing a new Ed.D. in higher education program, which will be offered beginning next fall, pending approval from the State of Connecticut. The 60-credit degree, to be administered by SHU’s Department of Educational Leadership and Literacy, will consist of two specialization areas—one in higher education and administration and one in higher education teaching.

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