Marie A. Hulme, M.A., M.A.T

Marie A. Hulme, M.A., M.A.T

Instructor, Director,Virtual Public Square Project

Marie Hulme is an instructor of English and the Director of the Virtual Public Square Project, SHUsquare at Sacred Heart University. Previously, she worked as a journalist for ABC News in London. Her writing has won national recognition and she is currently at work on her first novel.

University Service:

  • First Year Experience Committee
  • Chair, Dean's Task Force on Virtual Public Square Project (2011)
  • Lilly Foundation Conference Faculty Presenter (April 2012)
  • Common Core Faculty Committee (2011-present)
  • Great Challenges Curriculum Committee (2012-present)
  • Academic Advisor (2012-present)
  • AAC&U High Impact Practices Summer Institute 2013 (Madison Wisconsin):Selected by Provost to five member team
  • Map-Works Student Success and Student Retention Faculty support 


Degrees and Certifications

    • MFA, Fairfield University (expected July 2014)
    • M.A., English and American Literature, New York University
    • M.A. Teaching, Sacred Heart University
    • B.A., English, Smith College


    • State of Connecticut Secondary English Certification

Teaching Responsibilities

    • First Year Seminar "The Irish Imagination: Yeats to Bono" (FYEN125)
    • Literary Expressions of the Human Journey (ENCC102) - Common Core English Course

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    Teaching Awards:

    Gold Medal of Excellence

    • Isabelle Farrington College of Education, 2010 
    • Highest academic medal of honor upon graduating with Master's in the Art of Teaching
    • Master's Thesis: "Integrating Interactive Technology into the English Higher Education Curriculum"

    Thomas Pepe Award for Teaching Excellence

    • Isabelle Farrington College of Education, 2009
    • Overall Teaching Excellence recognition

    Creative Writing Awards:

    • Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ, 2014, Semi-Finalist in fiction for short story "Special Romantics"
    • First Prize awarded in the Pen Women of Nob Hill's international literary competition for "Memoir Vignette" entitled "Highgate" from collection entitled Love Letters to London, March 2012
    • Honorable Mention for "Memoir Vignette" entitled "Daffodils" from Love Letters to London, March 2012
    • Third Prize awarded in the Pen Women of Nob Hill's international literary competition for "Memoir Vignette" entitled "Journey to the Sea" from Love Letters to London, March 2011

Publications and Presentations

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    • Sloan –C Conference, Orlando, FL, November 2013 "Integrating Interactive Technology to Promote Learner Autonomy: Challenges and Rewards". 
    • AAC&U (American Association of Colleges and Universities) Providence, RI., October 2013 Global Learning Conference: "Establishing an Engaged Community of Learners around Global Questions Using Interactive Technology"
    • Core Curriculum Interdisciplinary Faculty presentation on Integrative Technology Pedagogy, 2010
    • Colloquium: Self Reflection in Art and Literature (available on iTunes U), 2010
    • English Department Faculty presentation on on-line assessments, discussion boards, journaling, 2011
    • Education Department presentation on Pedagogical Benefits of Blogging (available on SHU website), 2011
    • Assistant Dean’s presentation on Global Education competency skills and theCore curriculum, 2011
    • Dean’s Professional Development presentation on Digital Writing 2012
    • Colloquium: JOB: Religious and Artistic reflections on suffering as transformation, 2012 (available on iTunesU)

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Academic Bldg HC 221N
    College of Arts and Sciences
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