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FAIRFIELD, Conn. – After much practice and hard work, students in Sacred Heart University’s Ethics Bowl debate team placed in the top four at the Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl Competition (NEREB) held earlier this month at St. Joseph’s College in New York. The Bowl took place at Sacred Heart the previous three years. Twenty-six teams from colleges such as Tufts University, Dartmouth College, Villanova University, West Point, Colgate University, Marist College and Manhattan College participated in the NEREB. The bowl involves moderators asking teams questions on a variety of topics that pose ethical dilemmas. Judges then rate teams based on their responses.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Several students and faculty members from the School of Communication and Media Arts learned about the history and impact of media literacy in the digital age at a workshop and luncheon led by the Action Coalition for Media Education (ACME). Co-president of ACME, Rob Williams, alongside special guest vice-president of ACME, Ben Boyington, presented on the history of the media literacy movement. A networking luncheon followed when students and faculty joined Julie Frechette, co-president of ACME, for a presentation on what media literacy means in the digital age.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University’s coastal restoration efforts and leadership has been expanded with funding announced this week. The University’s Biology Department has been awarded $148,000 from the Long Island Sound Futures Fund Grant of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). The funding will be used to continue SHU’s ongoing restoration work at Stratford Point. SHU is one of 22 Connecticut recipients chosen, based on its research proposal, “Stratford Point Living Shoreline: Restoring Coastal Habitats to Maintain Resiliency and Function.”