FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University’s Jack Welch College of Business (WCOB) has joined only 49 other institutions from around the world in receiving official certification from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). This connection will help the business school better prepare students who are pursuing a financial risk management designation. “We are very pleased to welcome Sacred Heart University to the GARP Partnership for Risk Education,” said the GARP‘s managing director, Chris Donohue. “The master’s in finance & investment management program offered by the WCOB is a comprehensive program specifically developed with the requirements of global risk management in mind. Upon completing this program, students will be well-positioned to pursue the financial risk manager (FRM) designation and a career in the global risk management profession.”
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University recently spotlighted select students pursuing doctorates in business administration in finance, who showed their dissertation work and conducted a financial risk management symposium. The event coincided with a celebration for the launch of SHU’s new Center for Applied Business Research (CABR).
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—The Southern Economic Association (SEA) recently recognized Jennifer Trudeau, assistant professor of business economics at Sacred Heart University, as the first runner-up for the renowned Georgescu-Roegen prize. Trudeau was honored at a presentation Nov. 20, during SEA’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. The conference featured notable guest lecturer Andrei Shleifer of Harvard University and SEA lecturer Israel M. Kirzner of New York University.