Last year 2,500 students, faculty and staff volunteered more than 50,000 hours of service in the community through opportunities such as academic mentoring and tutoring in the Bridgeport Public Schools, programs such as CURTIS Week, Community Connections and Habitat for Humanity
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President Petillo Op Ed: Taxing Private Colleges Shoots Connecticut in the Foot
Fairfield Citizen - 3/20/17
As Gov. Malloy and the Connecticut Legislature debate cost overruns and budget deficits, they are looking, understandably, at every possible way to trim fat from the state budget. Programs and policies well-worn and long protected by compromise, convenience or political favor are under scrutiny, as they should be. But it would be a mistake - and worse, dangerously counterproductive to our State’s long-term interests - if financial aid and much-needed support to our private colleges and universities were to be further cut, or if new taxes, tariffs or fees are imposed on our critical educational infrastructure.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University will host a Walk to End Violence Against Women and Girls on Sunday, April 30, at 9 a.m. at its new West Campus (former GE global headquarters), 3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield. The event—sponsored by The Center for Family Justice Inc., Delta Tau Delta fraternity and SHU—is designed to raise awareness and take steps to end violence against females of all ages.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—More than 50 Sacred Heart University students, faculty and staff traded in a week of vacation for a week of volunteering in South America with human aid organizations and stateside with Habitat for Humanity. During spring break, the Office of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning coordinated international service programs to Colombia, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Four faculty, 49 students and two staff members participated. Each trip was distinct, both in service and cultural immersion, said Matthew Kaye, director of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning.
Fairfield, Conn. - Sacred Heart University students are volunteering on their spring break by helping to build a new home on New Bern, North Carolina, as part of Habitat for Humanity.