2014 News Stories

2014 News Stories



SHU Earns Online Learning Consortium Award

International Education Week Takes Students Around the World

Volleyball Bingo Increases Crowd, Adds to Fun at Home Games

A Reflection on the Life and Legacy of MLK

MBA Students Serve Community with Capstone Project

Performing Arts to Host Annual Elements Concert

SHU Selected for IAPP Partnership

Seniors Show Health Science Project Work at Capstone Poster Session

Students Go to the Mat in Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl

Freshmen Present Concepts at New Business Plan Poster Session

CAPP Educators' Breakfast - Save the Date

Biology Department Receives $111,253 Award for Migratory Birds Project

SHU Community Mourns the Death of Professor Edward Malin

Professor Brian Stiltner Speaks at Alma Mater

In Memoriam: Longtime Music Professor Leland Roberts


Green SHUs Environmental Club Offers Tips to SHU Community

Exonerated Prisoner David McCallum Addresses Students

Literacy Program Helps Bridgeport Teachers Better Understand and Teach Core Standards

Promoting Global Health Awareness Through Hands-On Training

Students and Staff Give Generously at Thanksgiving

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Handel's Messiah

New Business Plan Poster Session and Final Presentations

An Irish Christmas

Faculty Art & Design Exhibit

Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl

Students Aid Trumbull Seniors with Fall Clean-up

A Choral Christmas Extravaganza

FTMA Film Festival: Best of the Fest

Chemistry Department Flush with New Labs, Offices and Equipment

Christmas Tree Lighting

Concert Band Presents "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus"

Chamber Ensembles

Faculty Brass Quintet to Present a Night of American Music

New Student Investment Club Launches

Rabbi Skorka Commemorates Kristallnacht at SHU

International Education Week

Teresa Thetford Named as Department Chair and Founding Program Director of New Physician Assistant Program

Go Global!: Launching an Internationally Focused Career

David McCallum Exonerated

10 Steps to Greenify Your Day at SHU

School of Nursing Installs State-of-the-Art Birthing Simulator

Former President Melady Honored with Building Naming

Students Excel at NY College Fed Challenge

Theatre Arts Program Presents Dogfight: The Musical


Annual Hesburgh Lecture Focuses on Global Health

Survey Says Region is Eighth-Best for College Students

Student-Run Heartfelt Designs Writes First Check to Support Mission Trip

First-Ever Diwali Celebration Takes Place on Campus

H.W. Wilson Foundation Scholarship to Honor Kaitlyn Doorhy

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

Civility in the Business World

Sing Out!: Discovering Your Positive Power to Prevent Bullying

Zombies, Souls and Fear of the Flesh

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Senator Chris Murphy Commends SHU Safe Application

Sacred Heart University Breaks Ground on New Residence Hall

An Afternoon with the YES Network's Jack Curry

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Professor Emeritus Authors New Book About Experiences in Post-War El Salvador

Online Learning Program Wins National Award

New Master's Degree in Media Literacy and Digital Culture Announced

Pasquariello Named Director of Career Placement, College of Arts and Sciences

Father David Buckles Named as University Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry

Gibbs Named as Executive Director of Alumni Relations

Wormley Named as Executive Director for University Advancement

SHU to Launch “Go Play!” Parks Passport Program in Bridgeport

SHU Hosts Inspiring Exhibit Focused on Cardiovascular Disease

SHU Admissions on the Application Process: The Debbie Nigro Show

Dying to Be Free: The Medical Consequences of Emancipation

Theatre Arts Program to present Almost, Maine

The World's Most Haunted House with William J. Hall

Faculty Share Views on Importance of Creative Thinking in the Workplace

Robin L. Cautin Named Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

SHU Names Four to Board of Trustees

SHU to Host NEACAC Regional College Fair

Religion and Economics the Focus of SHU Business Faculty Forum

SHU Announces New Master’s in Finance and Investment Management Degree

SHU Procures 3D Printer for Use in Curriculum


Hesburgh Lecture: Fighting for Global Health with Mary Ann McDowell

Joe Carter Trio to Perform João Donato Tribute

In Memoriam: Dr. Sylvia Watts

SHU Safety Week Presents Speaker Gail Hand

SHU Partners with Philo for On-Campus Television

Blessing of the Hands Tradition Continues for Nursing Students

SHU Initiates Freshman Fall in Rome Program

Creativity in the Workplace

Civility and Animal Welfare with Humane Society President and CEO Wayne Pacelle

National Writing Day with Brian McNely

Author, Journalist and Technology Industry Expert Clive Thompson to Speak

Discovering Your Positive Power to Prevent Bullying

Frank and Marisa Martire Honored with Building Naming

Michael Sandel Engages Class of 2018

SHU Rolls Out New Safety Feature

Irish Studies Film Screening - Maurice Fitzpatrick's Translations Revisited

Digital Equity and Innovation in Education with Cathy Cavanaugh

Constitution Day Lecture to Highlight Civil Rights Act of 1964

Interns Present for Rare Birth of Gentoo Penguin at Irish Aquarium

An Evening with Boomer and Carton

FTMA Film Festival to Showcase Student Filmmakers and Industry Veterans

SHU Welcomes Second Installment of Linda McMahon’s ‘Women Can Have It All’ Series


Class of 2018 Welcomed at New Student Convocation

Incoming Freshmen Spend Week of Volunteering in Local Bridgeport Community

FTMA Film Festival

Message from the President: The Passing of Kaitlyn Doorhy '16

Mass of the Holy Spirit

New Student Convocation

Cindi Bigelow on Civility and Women Executives

Michael Sandel on Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Undergraduate Program in Global Studies to Launch this Fall

School of Nursing Awarded $683K Federal Grant to Educate Family Nurse Practitioner Students

Zdanys Receives Grant to Publish Fifth Book of Poems Written in Lithuanian

SHU to Host Eli Young Band

SHU Among the Best 379 Colleges According to Princeton Review


Costa Rican Students Visit for English Lessons and Service Opportunities

Six to Six Playground Completed with Help of Greek Life Students

Volunteer Fair

Former SHU Employee Sr. Margaret Palliser Celebrates Golden Jubilee

Professor Zdanys Publishes Cormorants

Loris Honored by Academic Organizations

Donius Named Director of School of Nursing

Professor Brings History Lessons from the Midwest Back to Campus

Fairfield to Celebrate 375 Years with Anniversary Grand Gala at SHU

Bank of America Grant to Support Problem-Based Learning Projects for Not-for-Profit Organization Program

Faculty Seminar Leads to Collaboration, Learning

Higgins Receives Honorary Degree from University of Waterloo

Sociology Professor Participates in White House Summit on Working Families

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Ramzi Frangul


Collaboration with Institute of Technology Tralee Benefits Nursing Students

SHU Responds to Changes in Teaching Certification Requirements

SHU Joins Institute of International Education Coalition

Revolutionary TrueBounce Backboards Installed

Professor Zdanys Was Featured Poet at the Ninth Annual Scissortail Festival

U.S.News & World Report: SHU Among Best Online Programs for Veterans in the North

Book Ends Program is a Win-Win


Professor Gary Rose Quoted in Wall Street Journal Story on the Connecticut Governor's Race

Faculty – Past and Present – Honored at Annual Reception

Graduating from Sacred Heart is a Family Affair for Mom and Twin Sons

Irish Musician Andy Irvine to Perform at SHU

SHU to Host Third Annual Media Exchange

Sacred Heart Celebrates 48th Commencement

Even the Name Says "Success"

Prof Begins History Project with Irish American Immigrants

First-Ever Excellence in Law Enforcement Series Kicks Off with Former NY Police Chief Louis Anemone

s.w.e.e.t. Peer Educators Program Receives Award

Civility in the Spy Business: Jack Devine

Student Fundraises to Support Cancer Research

Sixth Annual Relay For Life Strives for More Birthdays

Unique Installation to Be Completed as Part of Stratford Point Restoration Project

Monika and Evzen Kocendova Exhibit and Reception


SHU to Purchase The Jewish Home Property

Professor Presents Lecture on Fairfield History in Honor of Town’s 375th Anniversary

Tiana Williams Named as Director of Promotions, Game-Day Operations and Event Management

Message to the Community: Purchase of The Jewish Home

Amy Tran Receives National Physical Therapy Minority Student Scholarship

Business Administration Club Partners with Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut

Puzzlethon Raises Autism Awareness

Professors Help Create New Beers for Two Roads Brewing Company of Stratford

Academic Festival Highlights Students’ Research Talents

Online Fundraising is Successful for Graduate Students

Senior Portfolio Night

Honorary Degree Bestowed on Conor Gearty

SHU Dance Company Presents 'Perception'

Stephanie McMahon of WWE Offers Advice to Young Women

CHP Teams Up with Simply Smiles for Mission Trip

Exercise Science Students Get First-Hand Experience

Math Club Strengthens Bond with Local Elementary School through Math Olympics

AIBNE Emerging Market Series Symposia: Focus on India

Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy

Chui Named as Department Chair of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science

Civility in Public Service: Abraham H. Foxman

Students Meet Consul General of Luxembourg

Journey from SHU to International Special Agent

Masters of Speech-Language Pathology Program Receives Accreditation News

The Persian Gulf and the Arab Spring: Reactions and Future Outlooks

Alumni Authors Share Books, Writing Experiences

SHU Hosts Sixth Annual Relay For Life

Welch College of Business Included on Bloomberg Businessweek’s List of Top U.S. Undergrad Business Schools

Relay for Life

SHU Brass Quintet to Perform Spring Concert

Chamber Ensembles II

University Band and Choir Pops Concert: Movies and More!

SHU to Launch ‘Women Can Have It All’ Series Hosted by Linda McMahon

William A. Reidy Named as Vice President of Advancement

Women and HIV-AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

A Call to Arms: War and Commemoration in Fairfield from the Pequot War to the Memorial Day Parade

Dr. Uday Karmarkar to speak on the US Information Economy: Evolution and Trends


SHU Receives JedCampus Seal for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention Programs

FIS Chairman and CEO Frank Martire ’69 Shares Insights with Business Students

Women Can Have It All: Stephanie McMahon

Schooled: The Price of College Sports

Provost Laura Niesen de Abruna Elected to Inaugural Board of Directors of the ACAO

Science Wing Update

Sing Out!: A Concert Against Bullying

The Theory of Domestic Workers' Rights

Fontenay Chamber Players to Present Free Concert

Professor Gary Rose to Talk About His Book at League of Women Voters Event

Program is Win-Win for Businesses and Students

Choir Presents Friends: A Concert

Private Business Interests and the Public Good: A False Dichotomy

Students Set Out On Missions with Heart

25th Annual Discovery Awards and Scholarship Gala Planned


Professor Orlowski Honored for Contributions to Economics with Honorary Doctorate from Poland University

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Compliments and Insults: The Lost Art of Dining in Restaurants

SHU is 17 on the Princeton Review’s 2014 Top Graduate Schools to Study Game Design List

Pianist Magdalena Baczewska to Perform Concert Highlighting Frédéric Chopin

Author Glenn Patterson to Speak

WCOB Conversations: Frank Martire of FIS

The Great American Band Concert

Joe Carter and the Brazilian Jazz All Stars to Perform Jobim Tribute

Professor Conducts Concussion Research with Help from the Men’s Lacrosse Team

Professor Anna Price - Make Parks Smoke Free - CT Post

Petillo: Higher education and business -- the new frontier (CT POST, March 2014)

SHU Announces 48th Commencement Honorary Degree Recipients


SHU Builds Tradition With Customized Flags

In Memoriam: Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz

SHU Secures Math and Science Partnership Grant

SHU Hosts First Annual CT Area Study Abroad Re-entry Conference

SHU Recognized as Platinum Winner for Promoting a Healthy Workplace

Author Catherine Neal Discusses Taking Down the Lion

Public Forum on Northern Ireland's Search for Resolution

Student Affairs Lecture Series Presents Blackfish With Tim Zimmerman

Rumpf Named Executive Director of Horizons Program

Loris Named Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

Annual Henri Nouwen Lecture: Beauty, A Path to God

Dean Seamus Carey Named President of Transylvania University

President of the University of Maryland Speaks on Minorities in Education

A Message to the Community from President Petillo: Seamus Carey

Four Student Illustrations Accepted Into West Coast Juried Competition

Weekend a Success for Pioneer Athletic Teams

Frank J. Rice to Be Honored at Annual CAPP Educator’s Breakfast

Anthony Scaramucci Gives $100,000 for Scholarship Endowment

Elements Concert

Nationally Recognized Anti-binge Drinking Campaign Comes to Campus

Horizons Teachers Honored With Award of Excellence

Catherine Neal: Taking Down the Lion

Alumni Authors Showcase Series

Pop Music and Activism: Jazz to Hip Hop

Dragons of the North: The Saga of the Viking Longships

From Another Native Daughter: A Local Journey, A Global Vision

The Strip-Search Scam

An Uneasy Peace: Northern Ireland’s Search for Resolution


Civility in Religion: Bishop Frank Caggiano

SHU Honors Melady with Posthumous Honorary Degree

SHU Anticipates Launch of New Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology

University Band Performs in Italy

Fly your SHU Colors on the NBC Sports Network in NYC

Pope Francis: A Case Study in Progress

Longcore Named Director of Graduate Admissions for Stamford Graduate Center at Landmark Square

Civility in America - Thomas Von Essen

A Really Big SHU

Daniel J. McCarthy and Thomas L. Rich Named to Board of Trustees

Track & Field Team Holds Throwing Clinic for Bridgeport Students

Free Software for a Free Society

Thirteen Students Participate in Annual CURTIS Week Program

Memorial Mass for President Emeritus Thomas Melady

Avon Theatre and SHU to Host FTMA Talk Back Series

Thomas Melady, President Emeritus, Dies

SHU Mourns Passing of Former President Thomas Melady

SHU to Launch Major Concentration in Performing Arts

Microsoft Tech Gives Computer Science Students Game App Creation Crash Course