SHU to Host Popular S4 Study Skills Summer Program for High School and Pre-College Students
March 25, 2013
Fairfield, Conn. - Sacred Heart University (SHU) and Successful Study Skills 4 Students (S4) are proud to announce four summer sessions of S4’s popular study skills workshops at both the Fairfield and Stamford campuses of SHU. The workshops, which are geared toward students in grades 9 to 12 and pre-college students, promote academic achievement by teaching students key study strategies that help them learn while reducing stress. To provide concentrated attention to each student, class size is limited to 15 students.
SHU’s Horizons Program Receives $75,000 Grant to Further Summer Learning for Elementary-Aged Children
January 23, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University’s Horizons program, which brings low-income elementary-aged students to a summer learning program on SHU’s campus, has received a $75,000 operating grant from Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA). The Authority granted over $1 million for 2013 programs, shared between 15 grantees. Greg Middleton, executive director of the Horizons program at Sacred Heart University, says that as a new program in the Horizons National network this past summer, Sacred Heart University, in affiliation with Horizons National, brought 32 students entering first and second grade from Bridgeport Public and Cathedral Education Cluster schools to its campus for six weeks.
Bank of America Awards SHU $15,000 Grant To Support Minority Scholars Program
January 7, 2013
Fairfield, Conn. – Bank of America recently awarded Sacred Heart University a $15,000 grant to support the university’s minority scholars program, a mentoring and retention program that targets low and moderate-income undergraduate minority students majoring in the fields of mathematics, science, information technology and the quantitative business disciplines.“We are very excited and grateful that this gift from Bank of America will allow us to assist more minority scholars with their dreams of achieving a college education,” said Mary-Lou DeRosa, vice provost for Special Academic Programs.