Last year 2,500 students, faculty and staff volunteered more than 50,000 hours of service in the community through opportunities such as academic mentoring and tutoring in the Bridgeport Public Schools, programs such as CURTIS Week, Community Connections and Habitat for Humanity
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The Sacred Heart University community recently raised approximately $13,000 at its 11th annual Relay for Life fundraiser. The walk-a-thon, which took place at the University’s William H. Pitt Center track, generated the money for the American Cancer Society to fund cancer research and assist patients and caregivers. The event also celebrated cancer survivors.
Sacred Heart University students, faculty and staff joined members of the greater Fairfield community April 27 for the seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event in downtown Fairfield.
On a recent Monday, after school had officially dismissed for the day, two classrooms on the second floor of John Winthrop School in Bridgeport were occupied by 34 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students and their college mentors. They were studying and doing homework while enjoying some snacks. The mentors were Sacred Heart University students, participating in the 18th year of the Jones-Zimmerman Academic Mentoring Program.