2015 News Stories

2015 News Stories



Theatre Arts to Perform No Sex, Please We're British

SHU Freshmen are Fairfield County’s Next Entrepreneurs

SHU to Launch New Literary Spotlight Reading Series

SHU and Bridgeport Diocese Partner to Offer Theology Summer Program to High School Students

Doctorate in Business Administration Program Ranks 26 in Country

MLK Day Celebration & Reflection

Doctorate in Business Administration Program Ranks 26 in Country

Professor Roney Elected Treasurer of the New England Chapter of the ACIS

School of Communication and Media Arts Presents The MAX

Professor Andreassi Leads Rethinking Work-Family Balance Discussion at Sikorsky

Athletic Training Program Awarded Grant to Study Head Impacts in Men’s College Lacrosse

Social Work Students Obtain Hands-on Experience at Lobby Day

Life & Sport Analysis Clinic to Host RUNscience

Maria Wofford ’89 Named Director of Analytics and Business Intelligence for the Jack Welch College of Business

Professor Bronwyn Cross-Denny Earns Social Work Award


Pediatric Obesity: Prevalence, Management and Intervention Programs

Students Place in Top Four at Ethics Bowl

Students Tour State Capitol and Supreme Court

Students and Staff Learn About Media Literacy at Workshop

DBA Program Hosts Speakers, Poster Presentation at Stamford Graduate Center

SHU Community Provides Thanksgiving Meals for Needy

SHU Celebrates Diwali with a Nod to Terror Victims in Paris

Faculty Brass Quintet will Host Recital to Benefit BLUME Haiti

Christmas Tree Lighting

SHU to Introduce American History Minor

Undergraduate Accounting Program Ranks No. 2 in State

Thanksgiving Service Celebrates All Faiths

Journalist and Activist Campbell Brown Offers Advice, Inspiration to Students

Scaramucci is Honoree at the 27th Annual Discovery Gala

URI Collaborates with SHU's Biology Department on Project Limulus

WSHU Groundbreaking

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Sacred Heart Commemorates Kristallnacht

Biology Department Receives National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant for Stratford Point Coastal Restoration

From Glenn Miller to Sesame Street: Trombonist Joe Fiedler

Diwali Celebration

Low-residency DBA Program Ranked One of the Best

Holiday Brass to Feature the New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Accounting Degree Review: SHU Makes List of Top 10 Undergrad Accounting Programs in CT

Coding Bootcamp Graduate Certificate Program Offers New Possibilities

Frabutt Speaks on Youth Violence for 2015 Hesburgh Lecture

Music Faculty Concert Series to Present Guitar Festival


SHU Research Paves Way for Smoking Restrictions in Bridgeport Parks

SHU Assists with Consumer Reports Testing

SHU and Fairfield Police Host Regional Training Program on School Safety

Sacred Heart University to Purchase 150 Acres of Land in Milford

Town of Trumbull and SHU Present Series of Talks on Civility

Fairfield Daily Voice: Members of Delta Tau Delta Participate in Candlelight Vigil for Domestic Violence Victims

Dr. Shirley Sahrmann Receives the College of Health Professions Community Partners Award

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Community Safety and Youth Violence Prevention

Civility in the Media

Welch College of Business is one of Bloomberg’s 2015 Best Business Schools

SHU Professor to Offer Free Writing Workshops for Veterans and Their Families

SHU Makes the Top Ten for Graduate Starting Salaries in CT

Tina Beattie Spotlights Altarpiece in Closing Curtis Lecture

Women Can Have It All: Campbell Brown

Theatre Arts Presents They're Playing Our Song

Sheena Simpkins Named Director of Athletic Compliance

12 Distinguished Graduates Honored with 2015 Alumni Awards

Jonas Zdanys Named SHU Poet-in-Residence

Nursing Holds Blessing of the Hands, Funded by Grant from APGF and AACN

Civility in Public Safety and Politics

Patents, Trademarks and Intellectual Property

CT Post: Criminal Justice Professor James McCabe quoted in "Sign of the times: fewer crimes in Danbury area"

Hartford Courant: SHU Announces New School of Communication and Media Arts

Huffington Post: Sacred Heart Students Stage Heads on Theatre Row

Students Skype with Norwegian Ambassador Aas During Virtual Webinar

Castonguay Named Director of New School of Communication & Media Arts

Henderson Named Director of Employee Benefits

New York Times Writer Scott Shane to Speak

After the Fire


CSR Wire: Public-Private Education Partnerships Thrive On Shared Values & Collaboration

Technology Trends: The Future is Already Here

NFL Hall Of Famer Jim Kelly to Speak

Athletes' Appreciation Mass

SHU Signs Letter of Intent for Academic Collaboration with Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

News 12 Connecticut: Habitat for Humanity build honors pope

SHU to Offer New Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program

HamletHub: The Biggest Names in Entertainment & Sports Marketing in Stamford

CT Post: Newest Sacred Heart residence hall taking shape

Campus Technology: New Safety App Pinpoints Floor and Room Number in Emergency Calls

CT Post: Brian Koonz: The scrum goes varsity for Sacred Heart women

Esty Sounds Alarm on Climate Change at Forum, Panelists Echo Sentiment

A Really Big SHU

Tina Beattie is Speaker for Inaugural Curtis Lecture Series

#SexAtSHU: A Human Journey Colloquia Spotlight Series

CIT Seminar Committee Members Present Panel in Amsterdam

School of Communication and Media Arts Announced

Curtis Lecture Series to Host Tina Beattie

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

Online Healthcare Informatics Master’s Program is ‘Top 25’: TheBestSchools.org

SHU Selected as a 2015-2016 College of Distinction

Michels Named as Director of University Assessment

Higgins Elected President of Thomas Merton Society

Online MSN Program Named a ‘Top 50’ Value

Incoming Students Serve Bridgeport Community

How to Create a Big Idea

Students Participate in Alum-Led Sports Photography Workshop at US Open


Fresh Check Day

Student Affairs Lecture Series to Host Author Cheryl Strayed

Mass of the Holy Spirit

New Student Convocation

SHU Welcomes Class of 2019

Provost Attends Think Tank on Academic Success at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

New Department of Catholic Studies Announced

A Retrospective of the Work of Kevin Nealon ’75

Tested: A Film Screening and Q&A

President's Gala

Yakimowski Named Assistant Dean for Assessment in Its College of Education

At SHU, Having Fun Learning Is Part of the Game


Senator Blumenthal to Speak at Annual Constitution Day

SHU Announces Second Annual Film Festival

Nursing Students to Study Abroad in Ireland

Project Limulus Lives On With Help of Disney Conservation Fund

Mary Alice Donius Named Dean of College of Nursing

Q&A with Nursing Student Cory Rivera‌:

Sacred Heart University is Among the Country's Top Colleges: The Princeton Review

Westfair Communications: Media jobs take the spotlight in Connecticut

New Board of Trustees Officers Announced

Band Director Makes Musical Mission Trip to Haiti


MBA Students Assist Town of Fairfield with Strategies for Increased Business

Professor Greeley: We Need to Go Beyond Tolerance and Engage in Interfaith Dialogue

New Leadership on Climate Change: From Mayors to the Pope

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

University Collaboration Recognized by the National Fund for Workforce Solutions

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

Students Continue Award-Winning Community Service Program

Students Give Barnum Museum Insights for Future Growth

FTMA Program to Host Annual Film Festival

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

Grad Kieran McGirl ’15 is NESN’s Next Producer

Students Study Abroad at Campus in Luxembourg


SHU Team Collaborates on Body-Image Research Published in Journal of American College Health

President Petillo Inducted Into Seton Hall Athletics Hall of Fame

SHU Breaks Ground on Center for Healthcare Education

Athletic Training Professor to Receive NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award

SHU Supports Local Web-based Business

Education Alumna Wins Magnet School Honor

Masterclass and Film Screening: Hitchcock/Truffaut

Trip to Washington D.C. Inspires Students

Jack Welch College of Business to Offer Hybrid MBA Program

Seven Faculty Members Awarded Tenure

Health Science Presents Capstone Projects

Students Transform Lives in Rural Guatemala


4th Annual SHU Media Exchange to Focus on Women and Minorities in Media

Business Students Provide Economic Outlook for State of Connecticut

Senior Nursing Students Shine at Capstone Presentations

Nursing Professor Linda Strong Receives Daughters of American Colonists’ Award

Horizons at SHU Enrichment Program Receives $20,000 Grant

Author Barbara Taylor Bradford to Speak on Role of Civility in Arts and Letters

New College of Nursing Announced

Groundbreaking for the New College of Health Professions and College of Nursing

University College Honor Society Inducts 11 New Members

SHU Celebrates 49th Commencement

SHU Joins SALT to Help Students Learn Financial Skills

SHU to Offer ESL Classes at Stamford Graduate Center

MBA Students Work on Burr Mansion Revitalization Project

Freshmen Present New Business Plans

Trip Brings History Alive for Students

FTMA Mini Film Fest

Connecticut Economic Outlook for 2015-2017

Student Video Advances to Top Four Finals in NESN Next Producer Competition

Student Receives Fulbright Grant to Develop an Online Education Platform in Albania

Students Participate in Third Annual Academic Festival

Goldman Sachs COO Cohn Speaks at New Finance Center Opening

New Business Plan Poster Session and Final Presentations

Civility and the Future of Zoos and Aquariums


Exercise Science Students Help Host Fitness Fair for Senior Citizens

Students and Faculty Go Digital to Get Real

Students Meet Consul General of Luxembourg

Theatrefest: High School Technical

SHU Choirs Present the Music of Motown

Media Arts Exhibition: The MAX

School of Nursing Provides Health Care in the Dominican Republic

Andy Kolar Elected President of Connecticut Percussive Arts Society

Jack & Suzy Welch are Featured Speakers at New Home of Welch College of Business

Civility and the Future of Zoos and Aquariums with Stephen Coan

Dance Ensemble to Present Recital 2015

SHU Dance Company Presents "The Movies"

North End Community Day Creates a Sunny Splash

Business Faculty Member Leads Finance Discussion at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

SHU to Host Seventh Annual Relay For Life

Professors Publish 3rd Edition of Nursing Textbook

Bone Marrow Drive

Stamford Graduate Center Art Exhibition

Project- and Problem-Based Learning is Topic of Spring Faculty Institute

Professor Zdanys Edits New Anthology of Epistolary Poems

Bells Across the Land Will Commemorate Civil War Anniversary

President Petillo Named to Seton Hall Athletics Hall of Fame

SHU Brings Esteemed Biologist to Bridgeport Aquaculture School

Trial of God

Criminal Justice Film Festival

Chamber Ensembles

SHU to Host Praying With Merton Event

Professor Nathan Lewis Receives National Acclaim in Huffington Post

Professor Writes Book on Popular TV Show Gossip Girl

Literary Spring Series to Host Author Rachel Urquhart


SHU to Offer Minor Concentration in Global Health

Professor Jankowski Examines Battle of Verdun in Annual History Lecture

SHU Collaborates with Junior Achievement to Drive Youth Success

49th Commencement Speakers Announced

Nev Schulman of MTV’s Catfish Offers Advice to Students

University College Partners with Local Businesses

Canadian Author McKenzie Discusses Spirituality and Art at Annual Nouwen Lecture

Author Jean Bolen Discusses Women’s Activism & Artemis Archetype

Pep Band Presents Pioneer Blast

SHU Named to Princeton Review’s 2015 Top Grad Schools to Study Game Design List

New Theatre Arts Major Announced

SHU Celebrates Opening of Martire Business & Communications Center

Theatre Arts Program Presents Sweeney Todd

FTMA Masterclass: Producer Mike S. Ryan

Choral Masterworks Concert

Farrington College of Education Students Work with Local Charter School

Veteran Bonenberger to Discuss War Memoirs

Show Civility - It Pays: Julie B. Kampf

Alumna Teaches the Art of Irish Dancing

North End Community Day

Students Spend Spring Break in Service to Others

Student Video is Finalist in NESN Next Producer Competition; Your Votes are Needed!

Art & Design Student Exhibit

Jack Welch to Discuss New Book, The Real Life MBA

Blues in the Night

Bonnie Hammer to Share How “Women Can Have It All” in Linda McMahon Series

Douglas J. Manoni ’84 Named to Board of Trustees

Jean Shinoda Bolen: Indomitable Spirit in Activists and the Archetype of Artemis

Laura Niesen de Abruna Named to the Council of Independent Colleges Task Force

Theatre Arts Program Presents The Fantasticks

Music Faculty Presents Jobimfest II

FTMA Masterclass: Spike Lee's Da Sweet Blood of Jesus


Delta Tau Delta Stands Up Against Violence Towards Women

Annual History Lecture to Feature Brandeis’ Paul Jankowski: The Battle of Verdun

Annual Nouwen Lecture Will Feature Talk on Spirituality and Art

Warrian Speaks on the Challenge of Forgiveness in Northern Ireland

SHU Baseball Coaches Offer Free Instruction for Local Little League Coaches

SHU Recognized as Gold Winner for Promoting a Healthy Workplace

SHU to Present Reimagined Rural Health Care Photo Exhibit

Grand Opening of the Martire Business & Communications Center

Broken Badge: Examining the Tradition of NYPD Cop Films

Luxembourg Minister of Finance Receives Honorary Degree from SHU

Big Data Power Panel

Mission Trip to Guatemala Helps Protect Families from Tainted Water

Seventh Annual CAPP Communion Breakfast for Educators

Cuban Choral Ensemble to Perform

Theatre Arts Program Presents Wait Until Dark

FLAG+Up Art Reception at the Stamford Graduate Center

Interfaith Conference: When Beauty Whispers to the Heart

College of Business Announces New Summer Institute for Global Management

The Challenge of Forgiveness in Northern Ireland with Peter Warrian

Enriching Students by Showcasing Art, SHU Partners with FLAG+Up

Ravi Singh to Be Honored at Annual Discovery Gala


Pack the Pitt

13th Annual Super Bowl Ad Review

Martin Luther King, Jr., Honored with Remembrance and Reflection

Students Go Near and Far for Winter Recess Mission Projects

Two FTMA Professors Named to Connecticut Magazine’s 40 Under 40 List

Sesame Street Musician Joe Fiedler to Conduct Workshop

Civility in the New Media

Memorial Service for Leland Roberts

Indian Music and Tabla Drumming Master Class

Altan: Traditional Irish Music

Alumna Receives First-Year Principal Award from CAS

Early Grads Shine with Senior Honors Capstone Presentations

Nev Schulman of 'Catfish' to Speak