Last year 2,500 students, faculty and staff volunteered more than 50,000 hours of service in the community through opportunities such as academic mentoring and tutoring in the Bridgeport Public Schools, programs such as CURTIS Week, Community Connections and Habitat for Humanity
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Fourteen nurses in Ghana are earning their master's degrees and will be able to educate student nurses and improve patient outcomes, thanks to an innovative, tuition-free partnership with Sacred Heart University. The partnership between SHU's College of Nursing and Ghana's Holy Family Nursing & Midwifery Training College boosts faculty expertise and nurses' training in the rural Sunyani region and helps SHU live out its mission to embrace social justice and make a difference in the global community.
Sacred Heart University, in collaboration with Guatemala’s Universidad Rafael Landívar, has won a $25,000 grant to debut a community-engaged student exchange among undergraduates in the health professions at both universities.
Nine Sacred Heart University students and three faculty and staff members recently traveled with the Bridgeport-based nonprofit organization Simply Smiles to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation near La Plant, S.D., to work on the Lakota Reservation.