FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Little sparks that blazed into big business ideas held the spotlight recently when Sacred Heart University’s Jack Welch College of Business presented its fourth New Business Plan Poster Session and Final Presentations. The event began with the poster session in the Edgerton Center and continued in University Commons, where about 125 people sat in as eight teams of freshmen—finalists from the eight sections of SHU’s Introduction to Business course—presented their work.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – More than 1,900 Sacred Heart University students began a new journey this weekend after receiving diplomas and words of advice and encouragement from business and religious leaders, scholars and classmates. President John J. Petillo reflected on the students’ past four years and how their time spent at the University transformed them in substance and in spirit. “Continue to chase your dreams unfettered by the naysayers. May the knowledge and experiences you gained here enable you to be women and men for others,” Petillo said.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Nine Sacred Heart University business economics students revealed much about the state’s economy, including its slow growth, at their CT Economic Outlook presentation this month. Dressed in business attire, the seniors from Professor Lucjan Orlowski’s economic forecasting course spoke about the state’s economy in the finance lab in the Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center. They touched upon the state’s education, manufacturing, taxes, real estate, unemployment and other conditions. Through their analysis, the students concluded that the state’s economy is growing at a slow rate.