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Sacred Heart Receives Grant for Engineering Program Development

Sacred Heart University has received a $25,000 grant from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, for development of the engineering program the University launched last fall. The grant will help fund materials and parts for designing autonomous vehicles—such as microcontrollers, sensors and electronics—that will be used in the introductory engineering courses offered to freshmen.

Sacred Heart Chapter of the NSSLHA Awarded 2018 Gold Chapter Honors

July 13, 2018

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (National NSSLHA) has awarded the NSSLHA Chapter at Sacred Heart University with 2018 Gold Chapter Honors.

SHU Student Builds Mentor Skills the Marine Corps Way

July 10, 2018

Meredith Homza, a sixth-year educational leadership candidate, has taken an unusual approach to enhancing her leadership and teamwork skills: she participated in an educator’s workshop at the United States Marine Corps’ Recruit Depot on Parris Island, South Carolina. Homza’s principal at J.M. Wright Technical High School in Stamford told her about the workshop, which is open not only to teachers, but also to school counselors, career advisors, superintendents and people in police academies. She applied to the competitive program, along with eight of her fellow teachers from the high school; they were accepted and six of them attended.

Sacred Heart University, WSHU and Hearst Connecticut Media Group to Host Gubernatorial Debates

July 10, 2018

The Hearst Connecticut Media Group, Sacred Heart University (SHU) and WSHU Public Radio are collaborating on gubernatorial candidate debates prior to the Aug. 14 primaries, as well as in advance of November’s general election. Separate primary debates are planned for both the Democratic and Republican candidates, with each taking place at the Martire Business & Communications Center on the campus of Sacred Heart University at 5401 Park Avenue, Fairfield.

St. Vincent’s College Joins Sacred Heart University

July 9, 2018

Sacred Heart University has assumed operations of St. Vincent’s College, effective July 2, merging the valuable resources of two of the region’s longstanding, venerable learning institutions. “Sacred Heart University and St. Vincent’s College are two institutions with a strong Catholic identity and similar missions and core values, and we are confident that joining together will benefit the students in both programs,” said SHU President John J. Petillo.

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