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FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University’s excellence in engagement, teaching, community involvement and outcomes has earned it recognition as a 2016-2017 College of Distinction. The annual process to select the nation’s Colleges of Distinction also includes a review of each institution’s freshman experience, as well as its general education program, strategic plan, and alumni success and satisfaction measures. This is the third time SHU has received this accolade.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Actor, writer and director Frank Whaley will be the featured speaker at the inaugural graduation ceremony for graduate students at Sacred Heart University’s School of Communication and Media Arts on Saturday, August 20. Whaley, a Redding resident, has appeared in more than 80 films, including Pulp Fiction, Field of Dreams, Swimming With Sharks, Swing Kids, Career Opportunities, Born on the Fourth of July, The Doors, Broken Arrow, J.F.K., Red Dragon, School of Rock, World Trade Center, The Freshman, Hoffa, Vacancy and the upcoming Monster Trucks, among others. Whaley said he was pleased when Professor Justin Liberman, director of the film and television master’s program, asked him if he would speak at the ceremony.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University continues to engage its students, faculty and community in this year’s election with weekly podcasts on its online forum, SHUsquare, led by Professor Gary Rose, a political science expert and chair of the government, politics and global studies department. Rose has been producing podcasts on the election since February 2016 for SHUsquare’s SoundCloud website. He’s covered the caucuses, primaries and conventions with the help of students and staff.