Fairfield, Conn. - Sacred Heart University’s registered nursing program has been ranked fourth in Connecticut by the online nursing service, RegisteredNursing.Org. According to its website, Registered Nursing promotes excellence in nursing by providing nurses with the tools they need to succeed. They ranked the top nursing schools in Connecticut by “analyzing current and historical National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN) pass rates, meaning the percentage of graduates who pass the exam out of 20 registered nursing programs in the state.” The NCLEX-RN is a standardized test candidates must pass to practice nursing.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—More than 50 Sacred Heart University students, faculty and staff traded in a week of vacation for a week of volunteering in South America with human aid organizations and stateside with Habitat for Humanity. During spring break, the Office of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning coordinated international service programs to Colombia, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Four faculty, 49 students and two staff members participated. Each trip was distinct, both in service and cultural immersion, said Matthew Kaye, director of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning.
Fairfield, Conn. - St. Vincent's Medical Center's Mobile Mammography Coach will be on the campus of Sacred Heart University on March 17, 2017, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the Sacred Heart University College of Nursing's Faith Community Nurse Program. To make an appointment, call 203-576-5501. Walk-ins are welcome.