2017 News Stories

2017 News Stories


Sacred Heart Receives $203K Grant from Davis Educational Foundation for Critical Thinking Course

Welch College of Business Hosts 'Girls with Impact' Event to Support Women in Business

Freedom from Opioids through Prevention, Education and Hope

The Liberation Spirituality of Oscar Romero with Michael Lee

Pope Francis and the USA with Massimo Faggioli

Evolution and Creation Theology with Roger Haight, S.J.

Welch College of Business Ranked One of the Best by Poets&Quants

Student’s Dancing Wins Her a Spot on Italian Talent Show

Michael P. Alfano Announced as New Farrington College of Education Dean

MLK Celebration & Reflection: The Many Voices of Social Justice

Doctorate in Business Administration Program Recognized by College Choice

State Legislators Share Views on Current Issues, Future Outlook

Sacred Heart University Recognized for Best Holiday Events

University Bands Upgrade through Partnership with Zildjian

Sacred Heart Recognized as a Military-Friendly School

Business Plan Competition Showcases Innovative Student Thinking

Bridgeport filmmaker generating buzz for 'Charcoal'

Political Science Professor’s Book Gets Chinese Translation

SHU Band Presents: Holiday Voyage


Film and Television Students to Use $20K from Newman’s Own Foundation to Inspire Inclusion

Seminars in Catholic Intellectual Tradition Explore Humanity, Personal Growth

Students Prepare for Service Learning Trip to Houston to Aid in Hurricane Relief Efforts

Health Science Senior Capstone Poster Session

West Campus Tree Lighting Embraces the Community


Center for Healthcare Education Presents Lecture on Health Care Value

Chamber Ensembles Concert

Online Theater Guide Recognizes Sacred Heart University with 17 Nominations

Annual Campus Christmas Tree Lighting

Professor Receives Templeton Foundation Grant

Thanksgiving Service Celebrates All Faiths and Reminds Community to Be Thankful

Sacred Heart Food Drives Help Feed 700 Bridgeport Families This Thanksgiving

Ceremony of Lessons and Carols

A Choral Christmas Extravaganza: Christmas Around the World

Distinguished Leaders Series: Jenna Bush Hager

Professor Co-Writes New Book on Organized Secularism in the U.S.


Protecting Patient Privacy in Modern Day Cyberworld

Connecticut at the Crossroads: A Conversation about the State's Present and Future

Marie Saporito Art Exhibition

Sacred Heart University Commemorates Kristallnacht

Global Game Jam 2018

Learning and Health Centers Dedicated in Honor of Sheila and Maureen Hamilton

SHUmo Bot Challenge 2017

Employer Provided Health Insurance: Are Two Options Too Many?

Agape Latte with Professor Bronwyn Cross-Denny

West Campus Tree Lighting

A Broadway Holiday

Two Master's Graduates Receive Scholarship for Dedication to Valuation Field

Pioneer Performance Center to Host RUNScience Clinic

Sacred Heart Offers Reduced MPA Tuition for First Responders

Executive Director of University Construction & Facilities Wins Award from Contractors’ Organization

SHU Partners with Western Connecticut Health Network to Support Improved Outcomes for High-Risk Patients

Student-Athletes Hear from Author about Suicide in College Sports

SHU History major Megan Marcucci presents paper at the New England Historical Association's fall conference

Princeton Review Ranks Welch College of Business as One of the Best

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Jack Welch Advises and Encourages Business Students during Visit

United Healthcare VP Talks about Trend Toward Value-Based Care

Professor Thomson Speaks at U.S. Treasury Department about its role in the Civil War

WCOB Professor Jose Mendoza Interviewed in WalletHub's "2017's Best Things to Buy on Black Friday"


How Artificial Intelligence and Personality Tests are Changing the Recruiting and Hiring Landscape

Day of the Dead

Make it Work: Accommodating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Mainstream Classrooms

Theologian Urges Health Care Students to Promote a Culture of Respect

Father Michael Ramos Named as Director of Campus Ministry and Chaplaincy

SHU Theatre Arts Program Presents Next to Normal

Transforming the Earth: Survival and Sustainability in Chinese Agricultural Terracing Campaigns, 1949-Present

SHU Poll Says CT Residents Want President Trump to Stop Tweeting About NFL Player Protests

SHU Band Presents Halloween Spooktacular

SCMA Graduate Students Get a Shot at Featured Stories on NPR

A Peek into the Sports Huddle with Bobby Valentine

SHU Poll Says Financial and Quality-of-Life Issues Driving Exodus

Sacred Heart Hosts Executive Editor of America Magazine

Sunday Baroque 30th Anniversary Concert

Sacred Heart University Establishing John Moriarty Institute for Ecology and Spirituality in Dingle, Ireland

Biology Club to Host Bone Marrow Drive

The Perception of Spanish Art in America: A History of Changes

Kate Fagan: What Made Maddy Run

Sacred Heart University Hosts Larry Kudlow at Distinguished Leaders Series

Annual Hesburgh Lecture Examines the Challenges of Peacebuilding

Sacred Heart University and St. Vincent's Medical Center to Co-Host Palliative Care Conference

SCMA Student Photography Exhibition

IFCE Professor Randall Glading Presents Research Paper on Classes Without Walls Project

Office of Graduate and International Student Affairs Hosts Diwali Celebration

SHU to Host Ribbon Cutting for ’50s-Style Diner, JP’s

Choir Performs in Rock Opera at the Met with Pete Townshend of The Who and Billy Idol

Contemporary Catholic Conversations: From Munkatch to Manchester through the Gates of Auschwitz

Alagoa is Winner at Poland Finance Conference

John Moriarty: Epic Visionary of Creation's Endless Unfolding

SHU Hosts Talk on Compassion in Clinical Settings

SHU Choirs Present Be the Change

Musical Dialogues for Flute and Guitar

The Future of Health Care

Modern Critical Infrastructure at the Risk of Cyberattacks

Dynamics of the Second Nuclear Age: Technologies, Politics and Leadership

Is Value-Based Health Care Working?

What Value-Based Care Looks Like at the Community Level

Fall Literary Spotlight

Contemporary Catholic Conversations: Reclaiming Hospitality in Health Care

Guitar Fest

A Mammoth Discovery: Pleistocene Archaeology of Alaska

Sacred Heart University Adds Computer Engineering to Its Academic Roster

SHU to Host NEACAC Regional College Fair

SHU Band to Host the Haitian Youth Choir and Chamber Ensemble


Physician Assistant Program’s First Class Dons Its White Coats

JP's Diner Ribbon Cutting

Innovative Center for Healthcare Education Celebrated at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Academic Music Program Faculty Concert Series Presents The Art of Vocal Jazz

Contemporary Catholic Conversations: Embracing Compassion and Hope in a Troubled World

New Hospitality, Resort and Tourism Management Program to Launch in Fall 2018

Healy Discusses Free Speech at Constitution Day Talk

Three Catholic Studies Professors Publish New Books on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

College of Arts and Sciences Major Fair

FTMA and FTC's Film Club Present La La Land

Design of Sacred Heart University’s Bergoglio Hall Earns Praise

Open House at Stratford Point with Professor Jennifer Mattei

Kelsey Timmerman - Acclaimed Investigative Reporter on Globalization

Physician Assistant Student One of Only 14 in U.S. to Receive Student Health Policy Fellowship

Irish Times: Why US college students are flocking to Connemara

Convocation Extends Warm Welcome to New Students

Vision Project Presents Dorothea's Tears: The State of Mental Health Care in America

Career & Internship Fair

A Conversation with Subway's Suzanne Greco

Seven Majors that Surprisingly Use Data and Tableau

SHU Ranked #4 Most Innovative School in the North, According to U.S. News & World Report

Catholic Studies Film Series: The Way

Catholic Studies Film Series: A Man for All Seasons

Catholic Studies Film Series: The Green Mile

SHU Band Hosts Be the Match: Banding Together

CT Post: Bridgeport company moving to old Farrel site in Ansonia

Agape Latte: Rolling with the Punches

America Magazine: How modern technology helped me teach theology to uninterested college students

Statement on DACA by John J. Petillo, President of Sacred Heart University

Zdanys Publishes Three White Horses

The Practical Value of Liberal Arts in Work, Life and Citizenship

A Jesuit Journal in the 21st Century

Professor Gary Rose Publishes Analyses of the 2016 Presidential Election in New Book

Christopher Cook Scholarship Grows for Sacred Heart

Enrollment Numbers Soar, Breaking Record, as Sacred Heart University Welcomes Class of 2021

WCOB Research Forum: Economist Abu Parves Shonchoy


The Challenges of Peacebuilding in a World of Violence

Larry Kudlow is Inaugural Guest Speaker for Distinguished Leaders Series

Three Students Receive Scholarships in Honor of Alumna

Pre-Fall Programs Prepare Freshmen for College Experience

Mass of the Holy Spirit

New Student Convocation

SHU Builds New Residence Hall Named After Catholic Philanthropist Pierre Toussaint

An Evening with Mark Messier

SHU to Offer Online Certificate in Digital Marketing

Ryan Matura Library Mini Golf Tournament


Message to the Community: The Importance of Open Dialogue

Rob Coloney to Take on Role as Director of Welch Experience

SHU Recognized as a College of Distinction

Professor Nathan Lewis to Participate in Institute Library Exhibit

Amy Robach: My Breast Cancer Journey

Taya Kyle: Faith, Family and Freedom

Volunteer Fair

Money Includes Sacred Heart University in Its Best Colleges for Your Money 2017-2018 Report

Study Abroad and Global Engagement Fair

Sacred Heart University to Celebrate Opening of Center for Healthcare Education

SHU's Great River Golf Course Names New Grounds Management Team, Receives Praise from Designer Fazio II

Gary Rose Weighs in on the 2016 Presidential Election in New Book

SHU Among Princeton Review's Best 382 Colleges


MAA: Top Mathematics Writers Awarded Prizes at MAA MathFest

College of Nursing Appoints New Associate Dean for Online Programs

Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning Appointed

Horizons Program Provides Another Year of Enrichment

WDRC Talk of Connecticut: Former School Superintendent and SHU Professor David Title Talks Public School Education

Master of Public Administration Program to Launch in 2018

Professor Sessler Branden Co-authors Report for Nursing Administration Quarterly

Moody's Upgrades Sacred Heart University to A3 Rating

SHU’s Living Shoreline Project Selected for Funding by Federal Coastal Resilience Grant Program

Sacred Heart University Announces the Jack Chaves Scholarship

Theatre Arts Program Presents First-Ever Summer Schedule

Constitution Day: Who's Afraid of Free Speech?

High School Students Deepen Their Faith at SHU Journey

Center for Healthcare Education Grand Opening


SHU Enters Agreement with South Korean Counterpart to Share Cultures, Ideas, Information

Classes Without Walls Project Unites Area Children for Learning and Fun

SHU to Host CPA Tax School Sessions at Stamford Graduate Center in August

Bloomberg: Here's Why Ireland Is Set to Be a Winner

IGI Global to Publish Book by SHU English Professor Anita August: Visual Imagery, Metadata, and Multimodal Literacies Across the Curriculum

SHU Recognized by Colleges of Distinction for Academic Excellence

School of Communication & Media Arts to Host Photo Exhibit

Professor Nathan Lewis' Drawing of Professor Ono Ekeh Featured at San Jose Gallery Exhibit

Sacred Heart University Names Communications Strategist to Board of Trustees


SHU Gives Excellence Awards to Exemplary Students, Teachers, Parents in the Bridgeport School System

Annual SHU Media Exchange to Explore Impacts of Fake News

Master of Public Health Program Planned for Fall 2018

SHU Welcomes Alumnus Back to Board of Trustees

Student HR Summit 2017

Diocese of Bridgeport: Couple Receives SHU Leadership Award

Theatre Arts Program Presents Avenue Q

Theatre Arts Program to Perform New Works

Theatre Arts Program Presents Macbeth

RTE: Rare giant squid caught off Dingle

Market Liquidity after the Financial Crisis

Sacred Heart University Celebrates 51st Commencement

Business Students Provide a Mixed Economic Forecast for Connecticut

Discovery Gala Again Raises Record-Breaking Funds for Student Scholarships

Business Plan Competition Tests Students' Ingenuity

SHU Choirs to Perform at St. Patrick's Cathedral

SHU Ranked Among Top 20 in Assessment of Nursing, Accounting Programs

Students to Present Economic Outlook for Connecticut


Sacred Heart University Hosts Visitors from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Academic Fest Puts the Spotlight on Student Research

SHU Creates Position Dedicated to Student Success

Sikorsky President Dan Schultz Shares Business Advice with Students

Poet-in-Residence Jonas Zdanys Announces Latest Book, Preludes After Rain

Dance Program Hosts SHU SLAM

Market Liquidity after the Financial Crisis

Sacred Heart University to Host Walk to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Art & Design Hosts Annual Senior Portfolio Night

Sacred Heart University Awards Tenure, Promotions

SHU LOVE to Perform "A Celebration of Women"

Finding a Voice

Fresh Check Day

Sacred Heart and Seton Hall Law to Offer 3+3 Bachelor’s and J.D. Program

Graduate Students and Faculty Explore Educational Opportunities in Uganda

Student Receives Global Cybersecurity Scholarship

SHU Band Presents "A Concert of Hope and Redemption"

Getting in the Game with ESPN's Linda Cohn

Monetary Policy in an Emerging Country

SHU Walk to End Violence Against Women and Girls

SHU Hosts Fairfield Regional Connecticut History Day Program

Campus Life Leadership Awards

A Conversation with Sikorsky President Dan Schultz

SHU Dance Company Presents Fall Rise


Demystifying Investment Banking

A Conversation with Dan Schultz of Sikorsky

Sacred Heart University and St. Vincent's College Enter into Management Agreement

Professor and Two Students Travel to Ireland for Internet of Things Conference

SHU Choirs to Perform Throwback Concert

Academic Festival

Bridgeport Bishop Frank Caggiano Featured as Inaugural Bergoglio Lecture Series Speaker

SHU Announces 51st Commencement Speaker

Princeton Review Ranks Game Design Program Highly

Professor Receives 2017 Kooshk Artist Residency Award

Literary Spring Hosts Writer Jilly Gagnon

Literary Spring Hosts Playwright William Ivor Fowkes

Social Justice Week Presents "What's Your Story?"

Student Lands Dream Internship at Elvis Duran and the Morning Show

Chairman Shares Secrets of Success at Dean’s Leadership Series

Social Justice Week

FTMA Hosts Regina Heyman, Producer of HBO's Girls

Academic Music Program to Host Jobimfest

SHU Band's Heartbeat Presents Pulse

Art & Design Expo Hosts ESPN Designer David Ibarra

Nursing Program Ranks Fourth in the State

Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering in South America and the U.S.

Literary Spotlight

Irish Dance Showcase

WNPR: Proposed Cuts To NOAA Worry Scientists About Coastline Impact

Connecticut college students spend spring break building a home in New Bern, North Carolina: WITN

WSHU: Education Is The Only Way To Fight Fake News

Biology Department Plans Earth Day Event at Stratford Point

Theatre Arts Program Presents Jesus Christ Superstar

Pep Band Presents Pioneer Blast!

Sacred Heart Theatre Arts Program Punches Above Its Weight Class

Catholic Studies Film Series: Silence

WCOB Research Forum Hosts Talk on Counter-terrorism Communications

Theatre Arts Program Presents Spoon River Anthology

FTMA Hosts Regina Heyman, Producer of HBO's Girls

Fraternity Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence

Father Ciorra Promoted to Vice President for Mission and Catholic Identity

St. Vincent's Mobile Mammography Bus to Visit Campus

Sacred Heart University Expands Reduced Tuition Offer for Master's in Criminal Justice


WCOB Dean's Leadership Series Hosts Frank Martire of Fidelity Information Services

Sacred Heart University Gives Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Christophe Pierre Honorary Degree

New Faith Community Nurse Program Offers Holistic Health Care to Local Community

Celebrating the Music of Moacir Santos

Fairfield Citizen: Chat with...Keith Johnston, SHU professor and band director

Media Arts Student is Semi-Finalist in Video Competition

Sacred Heart University Wins Gold Award for Promoting a Healthy Workplace

College of Arts & Sciences Hosts Inaugural Faculty Showcase

Higgins Named Distinguished Professor of Catholic Thought

SHU Choirs to Host Gospelfest

Sacred Heart Hosts Third Campaign Against Binge Drinking

Delta Tau Delta Students Will Pledge to End Violence Against Women and Girls at Launch of White Ribbon Campaign 2017

Stefan Novotny: Artist's Life Cut Short

Breast Cancer Management in the 21st Century

The Hour: Sacred Heart University’s film school emphasizes storytelling

Band Director Heads to Cuba for Musical Mission

Prayer Service Spreads Message of Solidarity

Farrington College of Education to Host Changing Lives Through Literacy

Inaugural Bergolio Lecture Series Talk will Feature Bishop Caggiano


Welcome the Immigrant & the Refugee

A Message to the SHU Community: Immigration Policies

Students Participate in Annual Global Game Jam

SHU Produces PSA for Fairfield Fire Department

Sacred Heart University will Honor Benefactors and Celebrate with Bernie Williams at 28th Discovery Gala

Catholic Studies Film Series: The Tree of Life

Catholic Studies Film Series: Calvary

Catholic Studies Film Series: Babette's Feast

Catholic Studies Film Series: Wit

HIMSS: Virtual Learning Environment Enhances Informatics Curricula

Sports Communication Program Teams with the Dan Patrick Show to Produce Super Bowl Promo

Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre to Receive Honorary Degree

Papal Nuncio Archbishop Christophe Pierre to Receive Honorary Degree at Special Convocation

Papal Nuncio Archbishop Christophe Pierre to Speak on the Vision of Pope Francis for the Church in the 21st Century

Students Spend Winter Break Serving Others

Annual CAPP Breakfast Celebrates Longtime Catholic Educator

King’s Legacy Honored at Special Event

Sacred Heart University Band and CT Hurricanes Ready to Make Beautiful Music Together

Sacred Heart University’s Online Bachelor’s Programs Rank Highest in State

Lúnasa to Perform at Edgerton Center with Guest Karan Casey

Center for Irish Cultural Studies Hosts Book Launch Reception for Professor Jonas Zdanys' St. Brigid's Well

Band Participates in NEC Performance at Disney Springs

Occupational Therapy Graduate Students Reveal Capstone Project Work