The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has reclassified Sacred Heart University to Carnegie’s newly named Doctoral/Professional Universities category. Sacred Heart is one of 151 institutions in the new category that includes Gonzaga, Hofstra, Elon, University of San Francisco, Santa Clara and Pepperdine.
Professor Lois Gandt Co-edits Book on the Life of Antony
April 17, 2019
Vitae Antonii Versiones Latinae, co-edited by Lois Gandt, Ph.D., adjunct professor of theology and religious studies, has recently been published by Brepols in Belgium. The book is volume 170 in the series Corpus Christianorum Series Latina and provides new editions of the two ancient (4th century) Latin translations of the Life of Antony, a biography of the first Egyptian desert hermit that was written by St. Athanasius. Pascal Bertrand of the Netherlands produced the critical edition of the translation that was prominent throughout the Middle Ages while Gandt provided an edition of the earlier translation that was unknown until a century ago when it was discovered in a manuscript at the Vatican Library.
Sacred Heart Hosts History Day Competition for Fourth Year
April 15, 2019
Connecticut students, parents and teachers gathered at Sacred Heart University's Edgerton Theatre April 6 to participate in Connecticut History Day. Sacred Heart hosted the event for the fourth straight year, welcoming more than 500 middle school and high school students from Fairfield, Westport, Norwalk, Trumbull and Stamford.
Sacred Heart’s Nursing Doctorate Program Ranks in Top 100
April 15, 2019
Sacred Heart University’s doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program ranks among the top 100 nationally, according to U.S.News & World Report, a multi-platform publisher of news and information. The College of Nursing’s bachelor of nursing to doctor of nursing practice program educates nurses in advanced practice for the role of family nurse practitioner. The program is suited for nurses with direct experience in patient care and a robust clinical background, though recent graduates are considered, as well.
Sacred Heart Announces New Electrical Engineering Degree
April 10, 2019
Sacred Heart University’s School of Computer Science and Engineering has established a new bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, beginning in the fall semester. Technological innovation likely will drive demand for electrical engineers in research and development, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. New developments in solar arrays, semiconductors and communications technologies require the expertise of electrical engineers, who earned a median pay of $97,970 in 2017, the labor bureau reports. A bachelor’s degree is adequate for a typical entry-level position, and employment is projected to increase 7 percent in the next 10 years.