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FAIRFIELD, Conn.—There are encouraging signs that women eventually may have more significant roles in their parishes, according to Catholic scholar Phyllis Zagano, who discussed the possibility at Sacred Heart University recently. Zagano is at the forefront of that potential change; she has been appointed to a papal commission set to meet in Rome later this year to address the topic.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University professors Robin L. Danzak and Jessica Samuolis recently received the 2016 Naclerio Faculty Scholars Program Awards for upcoming research projects. Richard and Barbara Naclerio share a common vision with the University of cultivating academic excellence through innovative research projects. They created the award to support the efforts of up-and-coming SHU faculty leaders, bestowing two grants of $12,500 each year.
Fairfield, Conn. - Sacred Heart University has revitalized SHUsquare, the University’s virtual teaching and learning commons, as a way to engage and connect students and faculty in meaningful academic discussions. The College of Arts and Sciences developed the first phase of SHUsquare in 2012 to link freshmen with professors and peers so they could engage in intellectual discussions on common academic topics. Professor Marie Hulme, who led this initiative in collaboration with the CAS faculty and students, won the Sloan-C Effective Practice Award in 2014.