2013 News Stories

2013 News Stories


The Power to Change: Encouraging Minority Achievement in Education

SHU Hosts Homeland Security Executive Education Seminar

Rhea Paul Elected VP of International Association for the Study of Child Language

Majid Sadigh Shares the Global Impact of Remote Health Issues

Breaking Barriers: Students Embark on Service Learning Trip to Guatemala

Professor Robin Danzak Receives Fulbright Junior Research Award

Linda Strong Appointed President of Connecticut Association of Public Health Nurses

SHU to Honor MLK at Two Special Events

Professor Dom Pinto Featured In "For Chairs, The Seat's Gotten Hotter": Chronicle of Higher Education

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from SHU!

SHU Among Best Colleges for Veterans According to U.S. News and World Report

Civility on the Gridiron with George Martin

New DBA Offers Opportunity for Experienced Business Professionals

Biology Department Receives Grant to Assess Juvenile Horseshoe Crab Populations in Long Island Sound

SHU Hosts Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl


SHU Community Provides Thanksgiving Meals for Neighbors

Beauvais Honored by the Connecticut Nurses Association

Welch College of Business Offers Global Collaboration Experience to Students

Timpanelli ’69 Named 2014 Barnum Festival Ringmaster

SHU Dance Company's First-Ever Performance

Lessons & Carols

Advent Wreath Lighting Service

Poverty, Women & Children: The Powerless Majority

Renowned Movie Producer Hausman Talks With Film Students

The Ripple Effect: Perspectives on Health in Developing Countries

Academia's Response to Global Health: Training Activities, Opportunities and Ethics

A Choral Christmas Extravaganza

New Interactive Problem-Solving Laboratory to Support Businesses and Community Growth

Polish Fund Talk Reveals Thomas Jefferson’s Betrayal of Kosciuszko Pact

SHU to Host Panel Discussions on the Assassination of JFK

Football Team Wins NEC Championship

New 'Cities By The Sea' Study Abroad Program Offers Rich Mix of Science and Culture

Basketball Players Step Off the Court and Into Kids’ Lives

Christmas Tree Lighting

Britten's Saint Nicolas and Ceremony of Carols

Michelle Loris is Connecticut Professor of the Year

Faculty Brass Quintet to Make Their Concert Debut

Fr. Anthony J. Ciorra to Speak at Sixth Annual CAPP Breakfast

Theatre Arts Program Presents The Playboy of the Western World

Theatre Arts Program Presents Edges: The Musical

Rabbi Abraham Skorka Honored at Academic Convocation

Cherish the Ladies to Perform Christmas Show

Student-Made Sports Video Goes Viral

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Welch College of Business Among Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools

In Memoriam: Alvin Clinkscales

Civility in Baseball: Brian Cashman

Men's Basketball Takes on Fairfield U at Webster Bank Arena

New Academic Building Will House McLeod Center for Interactive Learning

Theatre Arts Program Presents TheatreFest

Professors Present at AAC&U Conference

Virtual JFK

SHU to Host Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl

Polish Studies Lecture: Tadeusz Kosciuszko and the Black American Revolution


Concert Band Presents Holiday Voyage

SHU and CT Audubon Receive Grant to Implement Coastal Protection Project at Stratford Point

Sacred Heart University Faculty Brass Quintet to Host Concert

Second Annual Celebration of International Education Week

Jail N’ Bail to Benefit Special Olympics of Connecticut

Online Programs Fueling Vertical Enrollment Degree Growth

Students Sleep Out to Raise Funds for Habitat for Humanity

SHU Partners with OutSecure to Host Cyber-Security Summit

Gerckens is 2013 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award Recipient

Maggitti, Levin and Schaeffer are Named to Board of Trustees

SHU Celebrates Opening of New Graduate Center in Stamford

Jack Welch Meets with Business Students and Faculty

Martires’ Generous Gift Leads to Naming Honors

Halloween Spooktacular Concert

Nursing Faculty Partner on Book: Role Development For the Nurse Practitioner

Federal Career Workshop

Outdoor Movie Nights: Rain Man

Students Help Light Up Bridgeport ‘Lighthouse’

Crossing Borders

Sociology Course Working With Local Habitat for Humanity Chapter to Survey Homeowners

Alumna Joanna Leone to Discuss Her Book, 'Slices of Life'

Kristallnacht Commemoration: 75th Anniversary

‘The Spirit of SHU’ Unveiled in New Edgerton Center Gallery

SHU Choirs to Perform in Pipescreams Halloween Concert

Stamford Graduate Center Officially Opens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

In Memoriam: Former Trustee J. Edward Caldwell

Theatre Arts Program Presents Boeing Boeing

SHU to Present Rabbi Abraham Skorka with Honorary Degree

Professor Rose Publishes Book on 2012 Senate Race

Students Turn Out for Fresh Check Day

Grad Student Brings Innovation to Metro-North Railroad

Developing Women Leaders Around the World: Mary Borba

Hesburgh Lecture: Save Our Schools, Save Our Country and Save Your Family

Higgins Presents Talk on Bishop Curtis and Beyond

Choirs to Present Missa Gaia: A Concert to Celebrate Creation

The United States of Autism

Choirs to Present Family Weekend Concert

Dick Hoyt: Together You Can Do Anything


A Career on Wall Street

What is College For?

2013 Alumni Awards Announced

SHUsquare to Enhance Teaching and Learning Across Disciplines

Basketball Junkie: Former NBA Guard Chris Herren

The Misguided Hysteria About Sovereign Debt

Echoes of Erin

Religion and Immigration: God's Heart Has No Borders

Gooden Shares Tales of Baseball and Addiction During Talk

50th Anniversary Mural Unveiling

Second Amendment is the Topic for Constitution Day

The Impact of Health Care Reform on CT Hospitals

SHU Selected for ACE Internationalization Collaborative

Outdoor Movie Nights

Fresh Check Day

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

SHU to Host NEACAC College Fair

Civility and the Liberal Arts: Dr. Georgia Nugent

Local Brewery to Launch New Craft Beer to Celebrate SHU’s 50th Anniversary

U.S. News & World Report: SHU Again Among the ‘Best Colleges in the North’

Bishop Curtis and Beyond

Kevin Nealon Honored by Alumni Association

Naclerio Faculty Scholars Program Winners Announced

New Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media Announced

SHU’s 51st Class Inducted at Freshman Convocation


Learning to Serve Others: Freshmen Take Part in Community Connections

Senior Taylor Filanowski Wins Community Service Award from New England Patriots

Multisensory Integration in Autism

Doctorate of Business Administration Announced

Master’s Program in Accounting to Launch in Fall 2014

School of Nursing Receives Grant from Paul L. Jones Trust Fund

SHU Receives Bank of America Grant

Freshman Convocation and Induction

Talking Baseball and Beyond: A Conversation with Dwight Gooden and Bobby Valentine

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Living on a Dollar a Day

The Wonderful Wild Women of Children's Literature

SHU Welcomes Largest Freshman Class in 50-Year School History

The Student Affairs Lecture Series Presents The Lacks Family

SHU Mourns the Loss of Former Pioneer Patrick Sibley

Constitution Day: Does Connecticut’s New Gun Law Violate the Second Amendment?

SHU Partners With Bridgeport's North End

Speech-Language Pathology Program Accreditation Site Visit Announced

In Memoriam: Former Trustee Robert Huebner

Student Email Upgrade

John F. Welch College of Business Partners with Starwood Hotels and Resorts to Provide Digital Marketing Training

SHU Celebrates 50th Anniversary

An Evening With Kevin Nealon ’75

Princeton Review Names SHU Among ‘Best 378 Colleges’

Love of Horses Inspires SHU Professor

Civility in Business: Tom Donohue

In Memoriam: Former Trustee Lloyd Stauder


Professor Damon Maulucci’s Film Lauded on the Festival Circuit

SHU Accepted Into the American Council on Education Internationalization Laboratory Program

Student T-shirts Raise Funds for Newtown Scholarship Fund

Human Resources Master’s Program Aligns with SHRM Guidelines

Beauvais Receives 2013 Ruth M. Olson Excellence in Nursing Education Award

Students Examine Connecticut’s Economic Slowdown

New School of Nursing Announced

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Elected Vice President of NEGAP

Graduate Nursing Program Receives Accreditation

MBA Students Win ACG Connecticut Cup

MACOMM Students Host Successful Annual Media Exchange


SHU Announces new Women's Basketball Coach

Luxembourg Grads Celebrate 21st Commencement

Higgins Receives Merton Society’s Louie Award and New York Festivals International Radio Competition’s Gold Medal

Center for Not-For-Profit Organizations Introduces the Community of Practice

Brian Hamilton ’87 Joins SHU’s Board of Trustees

Professor Yvette Blanchard Receives Fulbright Award

SHU to Partner with Bridgeport Schools for Internship Program

SHU’s Center for Not-For-Profit Organizations Announces Three New Board Members

Competition Leads to Winning Learning Experience for Students, Local Non-Profit

The Center for Urban Policy & Action Holds Symposium on Student Achievement and the Health-Education Connection

SHU Constructs New Wellness Center

SHU to Launch Adult TESOL Concentration for MAT

WSHU Presents Newtown: Six Months Later

Campus Ministry Program Fosters Community at SHU

SHU Hosts Panel on Digital Marketing

The Yanks to Perform as Part of Traditional Irish Music Series

SHU Receives the Santa Energy Green Business Award

SHU Launches Communication Degree with Concentrations in Advertising Media/PR and Sports Media

Provost's Article Accepted for Publication in Deans' Handbook

Sprout Film Fest to Feature Kelleher's Film on Autism


SHU Tops UConn and Yale in Fourth Annual ACG CT Cup

MACOMM Students Present Annual SHU Media Exchange

Commencement 2013 Videos

SHU to Launch Master’s Program in Cybersecurity

SHU Launches New Graduate Center in Stamford

SHU Celebrates 47th Commencement

Barclays to Support SCFAS Student Investment Management Program

2013 Tenured Faculty Announced

Civility on the Campaign Trail: Texas Governor Rick Perry

Students are Making a Difference on Mission Matters Trips

Civility in America Series Presents Fay Vincent

University of Notre Dame Folk Choir to Perform in Chapel of the Holy Spirit

Rolheiser to Present Annual Nouwen Lecture on the Occasion of SHU’s 50th

SHU Breaks Ground on New Academic Building

Student Chenelle James to Intern at Princeton University

Academic Festival Showcases Student Research

SHU Hosts Panel Discussion on the Election of Pope Francis

Relay For Life Event Raises More Than $35,000 for Cancer Research

Alumnus John Ratzenberger Shares Experiences with Students

Senior Portfolio Night

Colloquia Program Covers Wide Range of Topics, Issues

SHU Launches Life and Sport Analysis Clinic

Biology Majors Win Research Awards at 67th Eastern Colleges Science Conference


SHU Partners with Sea Research Foundation on Marine Conservation Efforts

Students and Professor Participate in International English Conference in Oregon

Dance Team Excels at NDA Championships

LEO Zoological Conservation Center Welcomes New Baby Giraffe – and SHU Students

Sing Out! A Concert Against Bullying

Morgan Merriman ’13 Named Fulbright Scholar

NHSO’s William Boughton Discusses Dream of Gerontius

Band and Choir to Present Broadway Pops Concert

21st Annual Art & Design Expo

SHU Hosts First Literacy Conference

SHU Hosts Annual Discovery Gala; Charles V. Firlotte is Honoree

SHU Saves Money, Environment with Hybrid Cars

Academic Festival

SHU Turns to God in Third Colloquium of “Reflecting on Sandy Hook” Series

CUNY’s Scott E. Evenbeck is Keynote Speaker at Faculty Institute

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch Discusses Environmental Issues

SHU Students Selected to 2013 New England College Band

Choir Presents "Sing Out! A Concert Against Bullying"

47th Commencement Honorary Degree Recipients Announced

SHU’s Leo Katsetos Featured on Health and Wellness Website

SHU Athletes Speak to High School Students

Special Persian New Year Celebration Draws Crowds

SHU to Host Papal Colloquium

Edelman Vice Chairman of Public Affairs Steve Schmidt Speaks to MACOMM Students

New England Film & Music Festival - Film Preview

Faculty Members Selected for AAC&U Institute

SHU’s Project Limulus Receives Grants from Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Yale Professor Paul Bracken Discusses “Managing a Multipolar Nuclear World”

MACOMM Faculty Member Featured on MSNBC’s “Caught on Camera: Revolution”

Professor Nathan Lewis Awarded Top Prize at New Haven Art Exhibition

College of Education Spotlights Civil Rights Champion A.P. Tureaud

“Detonator” to Be Featured at New England Film & Music Festival at SHU

SHU to Present Panel on Digital Marketing

Professor June-Ann Greeley to Speak on Islam at NCC


Reflecting on Sandy Hook: Where Is God?

The Changing Face of Northern Ireland on the Silver Screen

Grant from the Jones-Phelps Foundation Will Aid Music Scholars Program

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch to Speak on Environmental Issues

Trial of God

SHU Chairperson to Be Published in Academic Journal, Discussing Changing Role of Chairs Over the Decades

Media and Trauma are the Focus of Second Colloquium in “Reflecting on Sandy Hook” Series

SHU to Host Popular S4 Study Skills Summer Program for High School and Pre-College Students

Czech Economic Guru Evžen Kočenda Visits SHU

SHU to Host Fifth Annual Relay For Life

Students Support School Playground Through See-Saw Fundraiser

Department of Communication and Media Studies to Partner with Digital Media Program at Bethel High School

SHU Celebrates Persian New Year

Sageworks Co-Founder and Chairman Brian Hamilton Speaks to WCOB Students

SHUsquare – Students Embrace our Digital Public Square

Alumni Profile - Frank Martire ’69

The Essence of Sacred Heart – The Mural Project

SHU to Host Day of Percussion

Students Launch Last Straw Campaign for Gun Control Awareness

Lecture on Politics and the Media

SHU Student Intern at Super Bowl XLVII

The Watermark at 3030 Park Displays SHU Student Artwork

NHSO Music Director William Boughton to Speak on "The Dream of Gerontius"

2013 Student Art Exhibit

Edelman Berland Global CEO Mike Berland Speaks to MACOMM Students

SHU Earns Honorable Mention on Princeton Review’s List “Top Undergraduate Schools to Study Video Game Design for 2013”

Civility in International Scholarship: Institute of International Education President and CEO Allan Goodman

Author Nicholas Sparks Thrills Fans at SHU

University Band to Present "Let Us Rejoice!"

Band to Premiere "Prayer - In Memoriam December 14, 2012"

A Burqua Gives Bridgeport School's Kelleher a New Perspective: CT Post

Reflecting on Sandy Hook: Media and Trauma

Collaboration with Irish Aquarium Establishes SHU as a Member of the International Coastal Research Community

Following the Papal Conclave: An Inside Look with Michael W. Higgins

Education Philanthropist Jonathan Sackler Presents Talk on Innovative Education Models

SHU Choirs Present "How Can I Keep From Singing?"

SHU Presents First In Its “Reflecting On Sandy Hook” Series: Trauma and Mental Illness

Strategic Intelligence for Smart Communication


Theatre Arts Program Presents "Nunsense"

Brian Hamilton of Sageworks to Speak

Broken Landscapes With Cormac O'Malley

Papal Musings with Michael W. Higgins: Who the pope singled out in his final address, and what it means

'Civility in Law Enforcement' with Former NYC an LA Police Chief William Bratton

Bobby Valentine Introduced as Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Bobby Valentine Named Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

President Petillo on ‘Making College Campuses Safe in a Violent Era’: Huffington Post

SHU Renovates the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts

Managing a Multipolar Nuclear World: A Book Discussion With Author Paul Bracken

SHU to Host Newtown Community Day

Gospel Fest

Student Affairs Lecture Series Presents Author Nicholas Sparks

'Your Diet is Making You Fat' With Melanie Jatsek, RD

A More Noble Cause: A.P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana

Students Tutor at Central High School

Annual Scholarship Gala to Honor Charles V. Firlotte

Economic Forecaster Gail Fosler Addresses Business Students

Students to Perform Living Stations of the Cross

June-Ann Greeley to Represent Northeast Region on APPE Sub-committee

Seamus Carey Selected for Executive Leadership Academy

Ralph Lim Takes Third Place in SCFAS Forecast Contest

New School Creation: Jonathan Sackler

Reflecting on Sandy Hook: Trauma and Mental Health

English Language Institute Awarded Accreditation Through CEA

Seeing Movies: A Look Inside the Visualization of Film and TV

Annual History Lecture to Host Giuseppe Mazzotta

Hand Percussion and World Music Master Class with Valerie Naranjo

Elements Concert

A Lesson for All: SHU Students Mentor at Winthrop School

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Richard Ford to Speak as Part of WSHU's 'Join the Conversation'

Philanthropic Student-Run T-Shirt Business Launches with Newtown-Themed Shirt

New York Times Correspondent and Author Jodi Kantor to Speak on ‘The Obamas’


Donna B. Spigarolo to Be Honored at This Year’s CAPP Educators’ Communion Breakfast

Emergency Reserve Corps Prepares Students, Faculty and Staff for Disasters

Alyssa Papachristos' Illustration Selected for SILA West 51 Competition

Students Continue Tradition of Attending Presidential Inauguration

Student Survey Investigates Political Values of Class of 2016

Carrie Wojenski Joins SHU As Director of Study Abroad

SHU Offers New Graduate Program in Advanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: Only Such Program Available in Connecticut

Theatre Arts Program Presents Theatre Fest

SHU’s Michael W. Higgins Speaks About Henri Nouwen on CBC Radio’s “Ideas” with Paul Kennedy

SHU’s Horizons Program Receives $75,000 Grant to Further Summer Learning for Elementary-Aged Children

The Practice of Film & TV Workshop and Program Information Session

Rhea Paul Joins SHU’s New Speech-Language Pathology Master’s Program

SHU Faculty and Students Work on Eel Tracking Project

The Welch College of Business to Launch Master's Degree in Human Resource Management

Media Studies Professor Authors Book on Television Program, The O.C.

WCOB 'Conversations' Lecture Series to Present Gail D. Fosler: Does Business Need Government to Lead?

SHU to Present Panel on Digital Marketing

SHU to Host Recital with University of Notre Dame Organist Craig Cramer

Civility in Education: Joel I. Klein

SHU to Host Night of Polish Music

Students Participate in Annual Outreach Program

SHU to Undergo NEASC Accreditation Review; Public Comments Welcome

CAS Dean Seamus Carey On 'Gun Control After Newtown': Huffington Post

Student Vinny Fragola Reflects on SHU's Common Core: North Branford Patch

Bank of America Awards SHU $15,000 Grant To Support Minority Scholars Program

Performing Arts Benefit to Aid Sandy Hook Elementary School Memorial Scholarship Fund

Pioneers Reach Out to Hurricane Victims