FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The continued turmoil of modern times and still fragile relations between races was brought into the spotlight Thursday morning, January 22, as Sacred Heart University faculty and students gathered to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the marches in Selma, Ala., that sought voting rights for African-Americans. This was SHU’s second annual commemoration of the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday.
Students Go Near and Far for Winter Recess Mission Projects
January 23, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – While many of us were enjoying family time during the late December and early January holidays, nearly five dozen Sacred Heart University students and a handful of advisers were busy with mission projects both at home and abroad during their winter break.
Two FTMA Professors Named to Connecticut Magazine’s 40 Under 40 List
January 22, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Professors Justin Liberman and Damon Maulucci of Sacred Heart University’s film and television master’s program (FTMA) have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual 40 Under 40 list for 2015. The two were applauded for their professional accomplishments, including Maulucci’ s critically acclaimed feature film Detonator and Liberman’s upcoming feature Mary Joe, as well as for successfully founding the FTMA program at Sacred Heart’s Stamford Graduate Center.
Memorial Service for Leland Roberts
January 13, 2015
Fairfield, Conn. - On Monday, January 19, a memorial service will be held for Leland Roberts in Sacred Heart University's Chapel of the Holy Spirit at 10 a.m. All are welcome. Roberts was a member of the faculty when SHU opened its doors in 1963. He taught in the music department and was the recognized elder statesman of the SHU faculty for many years. He received an honorary doctorate at commencement when he retired in 1999.
Alumna Receives First-Year Principal Award from CAS
January 8, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University alumna Billie Shea has been named the 2014-15 recipient of the William Cieslukowski First-Year Principal Award, presented by the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS). CAS honors new principals who “demonstrate exemplary instructional and organizational leadership, a willingness to take risk and the ability to overcome adversity.” Shea, who earned an MAT degree from SHU in 2004 and a Sixth Year degree in administration in 2013, is principal of Stanton Network Elementary School in Norwich.