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.
The Jack Welch College of Business and the Office of Alumni Engagement present “Careers in Analytics” on Wednesday, April 10, at 5 p.m. in the Martire Forum at 5401 Park Avenue, Fairfield. The alumni panel will feature Justin Baigert ’05, vice president, Data & Analytics at GE, Joseph Lucibello ’11, senior manager, data scientist at WWE and Suzanne May ’13, research manager at Purchased. The moderator will be Khawaja Mamun, associate professor of economics. The business environment today is more complex than ever before. Organizations have been turning to the use of analytics. Join us for a panel discussion featuring SHU alumni who work in the field.
According to a recently released biennial Economic Impact Study examining the role of Connecticut’s private colleges and universities, Sacred Heart University (SHU) has a significant impact on the local and regional economies. Total direct spending by the University is in excess of $1.4 billion; direct spending by students accounts for over $99 million; and University visitors spend at least $1.6 million annually in the area. Overall, the University’s estimated total economic impact is $2.3 billion. What’s more, 17,121 jobs have been created to support this population and the University.
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