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FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University’s online bachelor’s programs are the best in the state, according to a ratings report released this month by U.S.News and World Report. Moreover, SHU’s program was ranked with hundreds of colleges and universities across the country in the U.S.News and World Report survey, 2017 Best Online Programs Rankings, which the multi-platform news and information publisher released Jan. 10. SHU received the highest marks in Connecticut.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University biology professor Jennifer Mattei presented her research on horseshoe crabs at the 2016 International Union for the Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress this fall in Hawaii. More than 9,000 people from around the world attended the event, which is the largest conference on nature conservation. There were presentations, e-poster sessions and “knowledge cafés,” where participants shared work, conducted discussions and learned about research conservation efforts from around the world. Interactive technology was on display including NOAA’s Science on a Sphere.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Andrew Martinez, a social work professor at Sacred Heart University, and a group of his students held a walking tour in Bridgeport’s historic South End neighborhood in early November. The walk was a “Community as a Campus” activity—an effort to move learning outside the classroom and into the community. The tour was an experiential learning opportunity and an endeavor that aligns with SHU’s mission of preparing students who will contribute to the human community.