FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Twelve distinguished Sacred Heart University alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Ceremony on Friday, October 16, at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts. These awards are given each year to recognize exemplary individuals who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their daily lives. They use their professional skills, creative talents and humanistic strengths to make a difference in their communities and careers.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – On Friday, October 2, a “Blessing of the Hands” ceremony took place in the Sacred Heart University Chapel to celebrate junior and senior nursing majors entering upper division clinical practice. Father David Buckles presided over the ceremony, which has been held annually at SHU since 2012. “By this time in the undergraduate nursing curriculum, students are expected to approach patient care holistically, including incorporating spirituality into their nursing practice,” says Kim Foito, clinical assistant professor in SHU’s College of Nursing.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – In its 2016 edition of America’s Best Colleges, U.S. News Media Group has placed Sacred Heart University among the top colleges and universities in the North. U.S. News also commended SHU’s online programs and programs for veterans. The rankings include nearly 1,400 schools nationwide.