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University Collaboration Recognized by the National Fund for Workforce Solutions

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University’s partnership with the Stamford Mayor’s Youth Employment Program and Starwood Hotels & Resorts has been recognized by The National Fund for Workforce Solutions for supporting “Young Adult Employer Champions.”

Nursing Professors DeNisco and Stewart Serve as Judges at Annual Belsky Research Day

July 20, 2015

Fairfield, Conn. - Nursing Professors Susan DeNisco and Julie Stewart were invited to serve as judges at the 30th Annual Belsky Research Day in late spring, part of the Danbury Hospital Medical Residency Program. This event is committed to medical education and investigative research to identify new and innovative therapies as well as display improvements in the delivery on clinical care. As nonphyscian faculty judges, DeNisco and Stewart share their clinical expertise in primary care and infectious disease with medical residents and members of the Medical and Education Research team at Danbury Hospital. This year, there were more than 50 abstracts to review.

Bank of America Continues Support of Program-Based Learning with Second $10,000 Grant

July 14, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University has received a second consecutive grant of $10,000 from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation as part of its ongoing partnership with the company. This grant funds the Bank of America Problem-Based Learning Projects for Not-for-Profits Organization program. SHU's Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Lab is a learning program designed to expose students to real-world business problems, requiring them to come up with real-time solutions.

Students Give Barnum Museum Insights for Future Growth

July 14, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Still recovering from a devastating EF1 tornado in 2010 that left their landmark facility in shambles, executive leaders of Bridgeport’s Barnum Museum welcomed a benchmarking analysis conducted recently by students in Sacred Heart University's Jack Welch College of Business. The document was created by students Danielle Licursi, Sarah Lucas, Enzo Luppi Mackenzie, Catherine McLean and Christina Sanzo, under the guidance of SHU Assistant Professor Valerie Christian, and showed how other similar institutions are marketing themselves and operating. The insights will help the museum take appropriate steps forward in its re-envisioning process.

College of Nursing Awarded $30,000 Grant from Paul L. Jones Trust Fund

July 2, 2015

Fairfield, Conn. - Sacred Heart University's College of Nursing has received a $30,000 grant from the Paul L. Jones Trust Fund to support graduate nursing students enrolled in the nursing practice doctorate program (DNP). The grant is designed for scholarship support and will be distributed to students coming into the DNP program.

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