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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For the fourth consecutive year, Colleges of Distinction has reaffirmed that Sacred Heart University is doing all the right things. The higher-education organization once again recognized Sacred Heart for its academic excellence. With more program offerings, an expanding campus, faculty and staff dedicated to the needs and demands of the growing student population and students dedicating nearly 100,000 of community service, the designation is hard-earned.
Fourteen nurses in Ghana are earning their master's degrees and will be able to educate student nurses and improve patient outcomes, thanks to an innovative, tuition-free partnership with Sacred Heart University. The partnership between SHU's College of Nursing and Ghana's Holy Family Nursing & Midwifery Training College boosts faculty expertise and nurses' training in the rural Sunyani region and helps SHU live out its mission to embrace social justice and make a difference in the global community.
Sacred Heart University, in collaboration with Guatemala’s Universidad Rafael Landívar, has won a $25,000 grant to debut a community-engaged student exchange among undergraduates in the health professions at both universities.