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Sacred Heart University Breaks Ground on New Residence Hall

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University broke ground today on a new 87,000-square-foot, 216-bed residence hall to be built on the corner of Jefferson Street and Park Avenue across from the nearly completed Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center.

Senator Chris Murphy Commends SHU Safe Application

October 23, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Senator Chris Murphy was at Sacred Heart University on Wednesday to commend the University on the implementation of its SHU Safe phone application. As part of his effort to reduce the number of sexual assaults on college campuses, Murphy has called on the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice to adopt the innovative technology and use it as a model for other colleges.

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).

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