FAIRFIELD, Conn. – As winter started to stretch its icy fingers and trees shed the last of their leaves across the region, Sacred Heart University students stepped up with rakes and tarps to assist senior citizens physically or financially unable to do leaf clean-up at their homes.
Chemistry Department Flush with New Labs, Offices and Equipment
November 15, 2014
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University’s Chemistry Department has much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving given the recent completion of Phase I of office and lab renovations and investments in new equipment. Phase II is planned for next summer and will include the addition of a multi-purpose lab, and a new seminar room for graduate students.
New Student Investment Club Launches
November 13, 2014
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University has launched a new extracurricular student venture where return on investment IS the return on investment! The mission of the SHU Student Investment Club will be to engage students—under the watchful guidance of faculty and professional financial advisers—to make prudent financial investments aimed at enriching the University’s endowment while teaching valuable skills and providing practical hands-on experiences.
Rabbi Skorka Commemorates Kristallnacht at SHU
November 13, 2014
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Community members, students, faculty and clergy gathered together Monday afternoon in Sacred Heart University’s Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Sacred Heart University to commemorate Kristallnacht, an event that shocked the world 76 years ago. The program’s featured speaker was Rabbi Abraham Skorka, who has received international recognition for his academic achievements and close relationship and collaboration with Pope Francis. The event was also attended by representatives from neighboring synagogues, the Islamic community, local Christian churches and the Catholic community from neighboring parishes.
Teresa Thetford Named as Department Chair and Founding Program Director of New Physician Assistant Program
November 12, 2014
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Teresa Thetford has been named department chair and founding program director of the developing physician assistant (PA) program at Sacred Heart University. She will work closely with the dean of the College of Health Professions on development, accreditation, and implementation of the new program.