2018 News Stories

2018 News Stories


Academic Convocation Honoring Rev. John W. O'Malley, S.J.

Sacred Heart Students Take on the Fed's College Challenge

The Current Crisis: Thoughts and Historical Perspectives with Fr. John O’Malley, S.J.

Sacred Heart Relay For Life Club Gains 25 New Members

An Honest Conversation about Post-Truth

"Alley Powered by Verizon" Innovative Coworking Space to Open at SHU

WSHU Public Radio Hosts Little Pub Unplugged Emerging Artists Concert Series

Sacred Heart’s First Physician Assistant Class Graduates

Princeton Review Names Sacred Heart’s MBA Program One of the Best

Sacred Heart Students Serve, Learn at Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation

Showing Respect and Welcome in the Church to LGBT People with James Martin, S.J.

Little Red’s Toy Drive Seeks Donations

Hospital Leaders Consider Faith and Health-Care Issues

ScaleUp Conference Brings 68 Company Leaders to Campus

Pete Davidson Live Comedy Show

Occupational Therapy Graduate Program Capstone Poster Presentation

Female Business Leaders Share Wisdom at Sacred Heart

Professors Find New Passion for Teaching Approach

Physician Assistant Studies Inaugural Class of 2018 Graduation

Health Science Senior Capstone Poster Session

Conference Guides Nonprofit Leaders on Challenges

Financial Markets' Volatility and Macroeconomic Uncertainty


Sophomore Helping to Prevent Opioid Abuse

Marketing Club to Host Erik Coleman

Hanukkah Celebration

Tree Lightings Kick Off Christmas Season

Nobel Laureate Economist Speaks on Systemic Risk

Sacred Heart Panel Analyzes Aftermath of State Election

Weekend of Dance at the Edgerton

Class of 2018 FTMA Showcase

Food Drive Benefits Hundreds in Need

2018 Nursing and Health Profession Grads All Pass License Exam

SHU Choirs Present Christmas Gold

What is It Like to Work as an Engineer after College?

Sacred Heart Hosts Technology Challenge and Hiring Fair

Sacred Heart History Professor Awarded Fellowship in Germany

Lilly Grant Will Bring Catholic Conference to Sacred Heart

Three Sacred Heart Faculty Take Part in Dante Conference

Orchestra Concert

The Hour: In historically poor neighborhoods, success is elusive

Write for Rights

Christmas Tree Lighting

Holocaust Survivor Judith Altmann Tells Sacred Heart Her Story

Sacred Heart Establishes Online Forum to Help Rebuild the Church

Christmas Memories

Ceremony of Lessons and Carols: Journey to Bethlehem

Sound to Plate

Sacred Heart Tops 2019 Most Veteran Friendly Nursing Schools Ranking

Arts & the Syrian Revolt

Back in Combat Boots: A Look at the Decision-making Process of Returning to Combat after Injury

College Tech Challenge Hiring Fair

Be The Match Swab Drive

Sacred Heart Tops 2019 Most Veteran Friendly Communications Schools Ranking

Post-Election Analysis: What Happened and What Lies Ahead for Connecticut

SHU Launches New Masters in Industrial Organizational Psychology

San Diego Bishop Discusses Pope Francis' Pastoral Vision

A Conversation with Writer and Actress Zenobia Shroff

Agape Latte: We Already Have What We Seek

West Campus Christmas Tree Lighting

International Education Week

Skype Helps SHU Examine Relationship between Faith, Science

Handel's Messiah

The Varieties of Metacognition: Insights from Philosophy and Neuroscience

Former Fairfield Police Chief Joins SHU Community

Healthcare Informatics Capstone Poster Session

Partnership with Code.org Brings Coding to K-12 Students

Stefanowski has Slim Lead over Lamont in SHU/Hearst Media Poll

Women in Business


Sacred Heart Professors Present Research at Conference

Education and Health Systems in Russia, Uganda and Vietnam

Family Portraits: A Concert to Celebrate Families & Friends

Halloween Spooktacular

Sacred Heart Earns High Ranking for Best Nursing Colleges

Arcade Games Field Trip

Latest SHU Poll on CT Gubernatorial Race Finds Lamont Holds Slim Lead

Entertainer Lance Bass Shares Stories, Experiences

Literary Spotlight: Unlocking the Word

Professors Debate Whether Religion Should Be in Public Forums

SHU Band to Host Bone Marrow Drive

Sacred Heart Sends Used Desks, Other Furniture to Guatemala

Sacred Heart Earns High Ranking for Best Business Administration Colleges

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Can Blockchain Put an End to Identity Theft?


Accounting Graduate Wins Valuation Scholarship

Sing Out!: A Concert Against Bullying Then and Now

Sacred Heart Faculty Institute Welcomes AI Experts

Sacred Heart Supports Ridgefield Film Festival

SHU Engineering Presents Manhole T-shirt Printing

Dialogue: Catholic Values in Health-Care Systems

SHU Partners with Ridgefield Independent Film Fest

Human Trafficking

Legislators Consider Faith, Politics in Catholic Conversation

How Much SRISK is Too Much?

Destiny Africa Children's Choir

The Peak Grand Opening - New Location!

How Unhackable Data Diode Cybersecurity is Unlocking the Potential of Critical Systems

Sacred Heart’s TEDx Presentation a Showcase for Thoughtful Faculty Ideas

Doing Business in China

San Diego Bishop McElroy to Present Talks on Pope Francis

Father of Sandy Hook Victim Shares Message of Triumph over Evil

Colleges of Distinction Ranks Career Services among Best in the Nation

Sacred Heart Panel Discusses Church’s Crisis

Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Inspires Sacred Heart Audience

Self-Concept Orientation and Organizational Identification: A Mediated Relationship

Reversed Migration Trends and Local Labor Markets

The Humanities Have What Medicine Needs with Rita Charon

Sean Spicer to Discuss Career, White House


Sacred Heart Awarded $650,000 for Low-Income Scholars

SHU to Host NEACAC Regional College Fair

Student Photography Exhibit

Sacred Heart Hosts Constitution Day Discussions

Sacred Heart Names New Director of Welch Experience

A Parent's Experience with Learning Disabilities

OnStage Blog Ranks SHU’s Theatre Arts Program in its Top 25

Is the Death Penalty Effective? Ethical? Just?

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, the Future of Work and Pope Francis

Deception – Ecosystem Security or Just a Marketing Buzzword?

Sacred Heart University Poll Shows Taxes and State Budget Woes Remain Top Issues

Pre-fall Programs Prepare Sacred Heart Freshmen for School Year

Sacred Heart Partners with Japan University of Economics

Sacred Heart University Hires Director for Special Events

Blow Bubbles, Not Smoke!

The Color Of Time with Abe Markman

Sacred Heart Appoints New Associate Dean to College of Education

Freedom from Opioids through Prevention, Education and Hope

SHU Ranked in OnlineMasters.com Top 50 Masters in Health Informatics for 2018

Sports, Race and the Media

Faith and the Public Life: How, When and Where Do You Draw the Line between Church and State?

Bishop Robert McElroy to Speak on Pope Francis' Pastoral Vision for God's People

The Pastoral Revolution of Pope Francis: The Challenge for the Academy in Today’s Changing Church with Bishop McElroy

Forbes Includes Sacred Heart in Its Top Colleges List

Sacred Heart Welcomes Two New Priests to Campus Ministry

SHU Engineering Presents Raspberry Pi Gaming

SHU Engineering Presents Let's Make Chocolate!

College of Arts & Sciences to Host CASCon 2018

Cherish the Ladies: Celtic Christmas

Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Kristallnacht Commemoration

Sacred Heart Helps Deliver Dresses for Girls in Resource-Poor Countries

Poet-in-Residence Creates Book of ‘Found Poems’

Undergrad Business Program among Best Says U.S.News & World Report

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As Bees in Honey Drown

How Secure is Your Password?

Agape Latte: That One Time I Was an Atheist

College of Nursing Awarded Grant from Jonas Philanthropies to Fund Doctoral Nursing Students

The Great Conversation: Liberal Education through the Study of the Great Books

Disciples of Hope with Dan Schutte

Mass of the Holy Spirit with Dan Schutte

WCOB Research Forum: Lobbying as a Potent Political Marketing Tool for Innovation and Firm Performance


Lance Bass

The Communi-Tea

Sacred Heart Graduate Students Celebrate Accomplishments

Sacred Heart Welcomes Largest, Most Talented Group of Freshmen

Occupational Therapy Program Helps Patients Get Back on the Road with Driving Simulator

TEDx Talks at Sacred Heart University

Guitar Fest

Heroes Who Go Above and Beyond with Sandy Hook Parent Ian Hockley

Catholic Studies Film Series: Silence

Catholic Studies Film Series: Spotlight

Professor Michael W. Higgins Explores the Life of John Moriarty in "Digging Deep in Sacred Caverns"

Sexual Abuse and the Church: A Conversation in the Wake of Recent Revelations

Career Expo for Students and Alumni

Study Abroad Fair

Volunteer Fair

Horizons at SHU Welcomes New Director

Sacred Heart University Poll Shows Taxes and State Budget Woes Major Issues in Election

Sacred Heart Band Gains New Instruments in Yamaha Partnership

Sacred Heart Appoints New Vice President of IT

A Conversation on Faith and Science

Constitution Week

Sacred Heart Ranks Highly in Princeton Review

Should Religion Have a Place in the Public Forum?

An Evening with Aly Raisman

Sacred Heart Poll Outlines Issues Pressing on State Residents

Professor Explores the Sacred through Science Fiction

Scholar Teaches Nursing Faculty about Publishing World

College Choice Names Sacred Heart in Best Health Science Degrees Ranking

Does Love Bring Happiness?

Sacred Heart to Offer New Cybersecurity Bachelor's Program in the Fall


New Student Convocation

Alumnus Earns Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence

Blessing of the Hands

Nursing Career Forum

Sacred Heart University Building Two New Residence Halls

Grant Will Help Promote Free Educational Resources

Sacred Heart Earns Recognition as a College of Distinction

Sacred Heart Opens New Audiology Clinic to the Public

Sacred Heart Receives Grant for Engineering Program Development

Sacred Heart Chapter of the NSSLHA Awarded 2018 Gold Chapter Honors

CT Gubernatorial Democratic Debate

CT Gubernatorial Republican Debate

SHU Student Builds Mentor Skills the Marine Corps Way

Sacred Heart University, WSHU and Hearst Connecticut Media Group to Host Gubernatorial Debates

Forbes: The Fascinating Success Story Of The Cult-Hit Musical That Almost Didn't Happen

St. Vincent's College Joins Sacred Heart University

SHU Game Design Program Ranked Among East's Best


SHU Offers Tuition-free Master's Degree for Ghanaian Nurses

Sacred Heart University's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Earns Accreditation

Bridgeport Diocese: Diocesan Youth Take SHU "Journey" To Deepen Their Faith

SHU Magazine: Professor Aims to Learn from People Who Stutter and Inspire Therapists

Backus Hospital: Surgical Program Yields Dramatic Results in First Year

SHU Awarded Grant for Guatemala Student Exchange

Students Spend a Week at South Dakota Reservation with Simply Smiles

Sacred Heart Students Teach Conservation Psychology to Second Graders

Graduate Student Photography Exhibit Opening Reception

Engineering Program Partners with Virtual Fitness Company

Theatre Arts Program Presents Godspell

Theatre Arts Program Presents Barnum

Theatre Arts Program Welcomes Another Busy Summer

Sacred Heart Faculty Earns Tenure, Promotions

Sacred Heart Peer Educator Receives National Recognition


World of the Artist Art Exhibition

Longtime Professor Shares Stories of His Time at Sacred Heart

Class of 2022 is Most Academically Talented in School History

Cybersecurity Colloquia Series Presents 'Hello, Blockchain'

Annual Sacred Heart Student Analysis Finds State at a Crossroads

The Chronicle of Higher Education: SHU Students Race Drones to Raise Money for Local High School’s STEM Club

More than 2,000 Graduate from Sacred Heart University in Weekend Exercises

Sacred Heart Named One of the Best Colleges for Women

Graduate Business and Nursing Programs Among Nation’s Best

Brian V. Carolan Named Dean of Graduate Studies

Expert Panel Discusses Compassion in Health Care

Sacred Heart Recognized for Focus on Teaching Excellence

Sacred Heart Freshmen Spar in ‘Shark Tank’-Style Competition

College of Nursing Pinning & Awards Ceremony

Winter in India Presentation

The Media Arts eXhibition

Students Debate Second Amendment, Immigration

The Athletic: Bobby Valentine’s current managing job? Leading an entire college athletic department

Professor Michelle Loris Wins Academic Leadership Award


Linda McMahon, Richard Edelman and Marna Parke Borgstrom to Be Honored at 52nd Commencement

Family Nurse Practitioner Capstone Poster Session

Sacred Heart Poll Finds School Issues Concerning State Citizens

SHU Band Presents The Wonderful World of Disney!

Professor Named National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar

Theology on Tap: Anxiety & Depression on the College Campus

CT Post: 11 Honored at Annual Kennedy Center Awards Dinner

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Human Journey Colloquia Series

Health Science Senior Capstone Poster Session

Rasa Replete: The Visual Journey and Graphic Novels of Writer and Painter Amruta Patil

Forum to Focus on CT Residents’ Perceptions of Public Education

Art & Design Senior Portfolio Night

Students Develop a Video Game and Careers

Math Professor Runs in Wind, Rain to Complete Boston Marathon

Students Present CT Economic Outlook for 2018-2020

Spring Screen: SCMA Student Film Festival

A Conversation with Professor Gary Rose

Student Public Forum Debate

New WSHU Public Radio Lobby Will Be Named After Long-Time General Manager

Not Your Typical Food Ordering App: Pronto Plate

WSHU Broadcast Center & Public Safety Ribbon Cutting

SHU Dance Ensemble Presents Spring Finale

SHU Dance Company Presents Mo(ve)ments

Connecticut at the Crossroads: A Discussion About the Future of Public Education

Mobile Devices: The Gateway to Approaching Investigations in the Cloud

Relay For Life

SHU Choirs to Host 'Summer Road Trip'

Sacred Heart Raising Awareness of Vaping Health Risks

Sacred Heart Builds State-of-the-Art Recreation Center

SHU Theatre Arts Program Presents In the Heights

Coffee with Imam Gazi

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Rejoice and Be Glad: A Conversation on Pope Francis' New Exhortation

Professor Works with Community Partners to Combat New Bridgeport Policy

Welch College of Business to Host Spring Research Day

SHU at Yankee Stadium

Professor David Thomson to Participate in History Seminar on the Civil War and American Memory

Theatre Arts Program Links 'In the Heights' with Puerto Rican Fundraiser

SHU Engineering Hosts Game of Drones

SHU Engineering Hosts SHUmo Bot Challenge

Campus Ministry Hosts Interfaith Passover Seder

Agape Latte: Navigating the Unpaved Road

Sacred Heart to Become First Private Institution to Offer 093 Superintendent Certification

A Jewish, Christian, Muslim Conversation: Sacred Texts that Unite and Divide

Princeton Review Rates Sacred Heart University's Game Design Program as One of the Best

SHU Dance Program Presents SHU Slam

CTAHE Educational Networking Event: Telehealth

Ed Prep Matters: Panelists Tout Promise of Strong Clinical Practice

Jane McAdam Freud Emerges from Shadows of Her Famous Antecedents

SHU Signs Agreement with OSG for Athlete, Student Care

Wings of Compassion: Songs to Embrace Humanity

CT Post: Sacred Heart to help alleviate school superintendent shortage


SHU Hunger Project Makes a Big Impact with 50,000 Meals

Love Your Melon Chapter Hosts Melonfest Swab Drive

Images of Radical Hope: Contemporary Women Artists of the Middle East

Advanced Care Planning: Words Matter

CHEFA Grant Will Fund Critical Training to Evaluate Swallowing

Nursing Professors Publish Second-Edition Textbook

CURTIS Week Program Receives Grant from Enterprise

Art & Design Expo: Illustrator Dan Dos Santos

How to Build a Career in the Hedge Fund Industry

Getting in the Game: A Symposium on Women in Sports Media

Students Volunteer on Spring Break

Graduate Students Develop New Food Ordering Web App

Students Team Up to Help the Needy with MATTERbox Initiative

Women in Writing: A Panel Discussion

Students Hear Life Advice from Motivational Speaker Simon Nynens

Club Rugby Players Volunteer to Help School Children Read

Tunnel of Oppression

SHU Film Fest Features Video Chat with Jay, Mark Duplass

History Department Hosts the Ambulance 255 Project

Griebel and Frank Inform Students about Governor's Race

Academic Festival

Exploring Judeo-Christian Ethics in Human Genome Editing

Sacred Heart Fraternity Shows Off Talent to Support a Cause

Sacred Heart University Faculty in Dingle, Ireland, Will Host Conference on Marine Resources in April 2018

Global Citizenship Education

Hands Across the Sea Benefit Concert

Social Justice Week

Choral Masterworks Featuring SHU Choirs

Unity Walk

Art & Design Student Exhibit Opening Reception

Healthcare Informatics Capstone Poster Session

Sacred Heart University Band presents Pioneer Blast

Bollywood's Gendered Tales & Global Narratives

Earth Day at Stratford Point

School of Rock: The Songs that Changed Our Lives

SHU Engineering Hosts Game of Drones

Theology on Tap: Will a Robot Someday Take My Job?

Tom Brokaw, Linda McMahon, Richard Edelman and Marna Parke Borgstrom to Be Honored at 52nd Commencement

Sacred Heart University Adds Bagpipers, Tartan to Band

Women in Jazz

Horizons Receives $50K Grant from Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation

Horizons Receives $25K from Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Students Create Video to Compete on NESN Next Producer

SHU Wins Gold Award for Promoting a Healthy Workplace

Lecturer Examines Legacy of Slain Salvadoran Archbishop Romero

Criminal Justice Program Receives High National Ranking

Music Faculty Concert Series Hosts Fifth Annual Jobimfest

Music Faculty Concert Series to Present International Jazz Day Performance

Music Faculty Concert Series: Pianist Christopher Bakriges and Bassist Jeff Fuller

Three New Chaplains Join Campus Ministry Team

Fraternity Raises Awareness of Domestic Violence with White Ribbon Campaign

Sacred Heart Student Builds Relationship with Irish Hospital

Sacred Heart to Host History Day Again for Area Students

Marketing Program Earns High National Ranking


Paddle Your Own Canoe: Negotiating the Shadows with Jane McAdam Freud

Irish Dance Ensemble Presents The Claddagh Dancers

A Dialogue on Compassion: The Lived Experience

SCMA Hosts Student Photo Exhibit

Gun Violence: Prayers and Reflections

Dorothea's Tears Film Screening

Bill Mitchell is Discovery Gala Honoree

Theologian Illuminates Congruence of Faith and Science

Professor Will Run in Boston Marathon to Raise Money for Student Scholarships

Fairfield Patch: Review: 'Be More Chill' by Theatre Arts Program at Sacred Heart U

WCOB Dean's Leadership Series Hosts Simon Nynens

New 3+3 Program Offered for Pre-Pharmacy Students

Theology on Tap

Trust Me: Through the Eyes of a Survivor

Sacred Heart University Presents Theology Expert Massimo Faggioli with Honorary Degree

Caitlin's Shamrock the Runway

Trial by Fire: Lives Re-Forged

Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics

Digital Transformation in Healthcare: Leveraging Technology and the Internet of Things to Empower Health

Tales from the Floating World: Woodblock Prints from 19th Century Japan

The SHU Mission and Vision

Sports & Society Series: Sports, Race and the Media

Strategic Communication and PR Master’s to Launch in Fall ’18

Sacred Heart’s Nursing Program Earns High National Ranking

School of Communication & Media Arts Faculty Receive Cornerstone Author Award

Agape Latte with Sabina Petillo

Sacred Heart Poll Outlines Issues Pressing on State Residents

SHU Choirs Present Spain Tour Kick-off Concert

SHU Hunger Project

Shifting Company Culture and How to Best Position Yourself for Success

Recovery: The Gift of Hope and Strength

Academic Convocation: Massimo Faggioli, Ph.D.

SHU Engineering to Host Pay & Play Event to Benefit Notre Dame High School STEM

Jenna Bush Hager Speaks at Distinguished Leaders Series

Pianist Elina Christova to Perform

Engineering Students Raising Funds for Notre Dame High School STEM Club


David Coppola Returns to SHU

Pope Francis' Call to Academics: Building Up the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Judy Altmann: A Holocaust Survivor's Journey

Mentorship Program Receives $45,000 from Marie and John Zimmermann Fund

Sacred Heart Hosts an Evening with Hockey Legend Mark Messier

Message to the Community: David Coppola

Sacred Heart University Receives State Grant for Opioid Prevention on Campus

Alfano Named Dean of Farrington College of Education

Sacred Heart University Joins National Initiative to Support Teaching and Learning

Catholic Studies Film Series: The Road

Catholic Studies Film Series: Silence

Catholic Studies Film Series: Ignatius of Loyola

Catholic Studies Film Series: El Norte

Students Volunteer Time, Service in Bridgeport, Texas and Jamaica during Winter Break

Sacred Heart University Celebrates MLK, Encourages Students to ‘Stay Woke’

Ten Students Awarded Paul L. Jones Scholarship for Health-Care Studies

White Ribbon Campaign

Huffington Post: An Arts Leader Shaping the Lives of Kids in Her Hometown

Horizons Program Receives $10,000 from Near & Far Aid

Fairfield Daily Voice: Engineering in Action: New SHU Major Offers More than Just a Degree

FTMA Hosts an Evening with Jay and Mark Duplass

The Balancing Act: How Financial Institutions Innovate in a Regulatory-Constrained Industry

Farrington College of Education Names New Director of Assessment

College Parties, Hookups and Happiness: What College Students Really Think

Jenna Bush Hager to Discuss Her Career at Distinguished Leaders Series Talk

Radio Kerry: Continued development of Sacred Heart University worth over a million to Dingle annually

Radio Kerry: U.S. University Completes Purchase of Former CBS School in Dingle – Plans for the Year Ahead

Online Bachelor’s, Graduate Nursing Programs Ranked as Best in State by U.S.News & World Report

Sacred Heart Develops e-Journal to Showcase Student Research

SHU Magazine: Doctorate Student Establishes College and Student Loan Advising Certification

Art Students Accepted into Los Angeles Illustration Society’s Exhibits

Federal Grant Aims to Reduce Sexual Violence

Hartford Courant: As Athletic Director At Sacred Heart, Bobby Valentine's Life Takes Another New Direction