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SHU Partners with The Watermark to Offer Free Community Health Fair

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Students in Sacred Heart University’s Exercise and Aging course helped plan and coordinate a recent health fair at The Watermark at 3030 Park retirement center in Bridgeport. About 60 people from 3030 Park and the surrounding community attended the second annual health fair. The free event featured 20 stations that included massage therapists, strength and fitness testing, dietary information and other health vendors.

Award-winning Producer Brings Global View as Artist-In-Residence for Master’s Program

July 20, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn.— Award-winning producer Mayuran Tiruchelvam introduced students in Sacred Heart University’s Film and Television Master’s Program (FTMA) to a global view of the producer’s role during his year as the first artist-in-residence there. Tiruchelvam produced the award-winning feature documentary, To Be Takei; the international feature film, Across the Sea; the Independent Spirit Award-nominated film, The Mend; and The Girl Is in Trouble, with Spike Lee as executive producer.

Latest Film by FTMA Professor Earns Vimeo Distinction

July 20, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The latest film by Justin Liberman, co-director and visiting assistant professor for Sacred Heart University’s Film and Television Master’s Program (FTMA), has been chosen as a Staff Pick on the video-sharing site Vimeo.

High Schoolers Deepen Their Faith During Immersive SHU Journey

July 15, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—High school students from across the state met at Sacred Heart University in late June, prepared to embark on a journey of faith learning, self-exploration, music ministry, prayer, liturgy and community service. The six-day summer institute brought 33 high school students and seven SHU mentors together for the University’s first “SHU Journey: To God and the World Through the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.” A $559,654 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. funded the program, for which interested students applied in the spring.

Nine Faculty Members Earn Tenure

July 13, 2016

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.

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