FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University’s College of Nursing has received a $372,873 grant to increase the number of culturally competent family nurse-practitioner (FNP) students committed to working as primary care providers in medically underserved communities. The Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) grant was bestowed by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This is the second time SHU has received an AENT grant.
Fairfield, Conn. - Sacred Heart University reaffirmed its commitment to academic excellence when the Board of Trustees awarded tenure to nine faculty members recently. The newly tenured faculty members, who all received promotions from assistant professor to associate professor, are Anita August, Pamela Buck, Grace Guo, Andrew Lazowski, Kerry Milner, Amanda Moras, Julianna Stockton, Barbara Tarasovich and David Taylor.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—A Sacred Heart University sophomore is the first student enrolled in SHU’s semester program in Dingle, Ireland, to obtain an internship while abroad. Deana Kosmalski, 19, is studying nursing and business management. She began working at WK Fitness gym in January when the semester program began. She spent four days a week, six hours a day at the gym, learning more about health as well as the ins and outs of managing a business.