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SHU to Offer Minor Concentration in Global Health

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The College of Health Professions and Department of Global Studies at Sacred Heart University have announced the launch of a new global health concentration within the global studies minor program.

Professor Writes Book on Popular TV Show Gossip Girl

April 1, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Lori Bindig, professor of communications & media studies at Sacred Heart Univeristy, has written a new book entitled Gossip Girl: A Critical Understanding. Bindig is also director of the media literacy and digital culture graduate program and director of the performing arts minor at Sacred Heart University. She earned her doctorate in communication at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she was awarded the title of University Fellow in 2004. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in American studies, a BFA in musical theater and a master’s in communication from the University of Hartford.

Professor Jankowski Examines Battle of Verdun in Annual History Lecture

March 30, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. –“A Paradoxical Icon of the Great War: Verdun, 1916” was the topic of Sacred Heart University’ Department of History Annual Lecture. The Battle of Verdun, one of the longest battles of WWI, is the subject of Professor Paul Jankowski’s newest book, which was awarded the 2014 Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr. Book Prize by the World War One Historical Association. Jankowski has been praised by critics for taking a different approach in his writing, as his book includes both the German and French perspectives.

SHU Collaborates with Junior Achievement to Drive Youth Success

March 30, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Faculty from Sacred Heart University’s John F. Welch College of Business (WCOB) and students in SHU’s Business Administration Club have initiated a collaboration with Junior Achievement of Western CT (JAWCT) to offer and fund programming that supports young people in the local community. JA’s senior program manager, Rachel Mitchell, worked with Tuvana Rua, assistant professor of management at WCOB, to develop a one-credit program for students.

49th Commencement Speakers Announced

March 27, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – George Mitchell, former U.S. senator from the State of Maine and Senate majority leader, will deliver the commencement address at Sacred Heart University’s 49th Undergraduate Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 17, at 10:30 a.m. He will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. Mark Thompson, president and chief executive officer of The New York Times Company, will address the University’s Graduate Commencement on Saturday, May 16, at 1 p.m. He will also receive a Doctor of Laws degree.

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