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Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 10, Sacred Heart University Apr 2018

Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 10, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Sacred Heart’s annual Academic Festival, to be held April 20 and organized by the Committee for Undergraduate Research, is the finale of all the activities regarding undergraduate research at the university --Sacred Heart University will introduce their new (093) state certification program in Fall 2018 for educators seeking to become future superintendents of public schools across America --Princeton Review has ranked SHU's gaming program as one of the best in the country for their undergraduate and graduate game design programs --Sophomore Christina Magliocco will be participating in the Girls Who Invest online program --“In the Heights ...


Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University Apr 2018

Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU community comes together for Social Justice Week --Tell us your story: Jessica Berard, alumna, dancer, Assistant Director of the Sacred Heart Dance Program, and master's student of Clinical and Mental Health --The faces of SHU: student ambassadors --New food ordering app created by SHU students --On April 7 Sacred Heart University’s ladies-only vocal ensemble, SHU L.O.V.E., held their annual Pops Concert: “Wings OfCompassion: Songs to Embrace Humanity” --Junior lacrosse midfielder Max Tuttle has been selected to the first round of the 2018 Tewaaraton Award Watch List --SHU's club ultimate team is ...


Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 8, Sacred Heart University Mar 2018

Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 8, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Official SHU tartan announced --SHU Mission and Vision statement gets an update --Students support Strike Out Cancer, a fundraising event for the Sacred Heart chapter of Relay for Life --French Montana cancels spring concert --Engineering Program hosts the Game of Drones to raise money for Notre Dame High School's STEM Club --Kappa Delta’s ShamROCK the Runway in honor of Caitlin Nelson --Choral Program comes together for "Choral Masterworks", with a repertoire of works from various cultures and languages from different periods of history --Rowing Team to host two spring invitational regattas --Club Baseball prepares for second ...


Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Feb 2018

Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: This week the Spectrum gives us building updates on the new projects at SHU, as well as recaps of both Superbowl LII and the State of the Union Address. Two members of the Sacred Heart Community were awarded an Opioid Addiction Prevention Grant, three new Chaplains are introduced to Sacred Heart's campus, and the "Heart to Heart" mental health initiative gets students and athletes involved in finding their voices. The Theatre Arts Program presents Be More Chill, and Kate Svenson is named NEC Scholar Athlete of the year.


Spectrum, Volume 36, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Feb 2016

Spectrum, Volume 36, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU's nursing study abroad program received an honorable mention from the Institute of International Education (HE) Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education --Zika virus spreads panic worldwide --Father David Buckles' departure --Students discuss campus-wide emails --Club spotlight: Real Estate Club --Now auditioning: SHU hip-hop crew --The 2015 Sacred Heart Pioneer football team and the men’s and women’s cross country team were both honored with the fall Northeast Conference (NEC) sportsmanship award --Men's and women's lacrosse looking for bounceback seasons --Sacred Heart alum Joshua Salah wins golf championship in Malaysia.


Spectrum, Volume 36, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University Feb 2016

Spectrum, Volume 36, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: On Jan. 13, GE, or General Electric, announced that it would move from its headquarters in Fairfield, Conn. to Boston, Mass. --Off-campus robbery prompts Safety Department reactions --Master of Science in Applied Psychology (MSAP) online program gains momentum --“SHU Rugger Plunge,” a polar bear plunge event, is being held to raise funds in support of the Wounded Warrior Project --Poetry Corner: “You” by Wendy Estavien --Twin Tides Clothing Company --Become your own character with Bitmoji --SHU improv troupe The Pioneer Players, formally known as The Awkward Handshakes --The Sacred Heart Band travels to Ireland during Winter Break --One ...


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University Nov 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Gov. Dannel Malloy proposes raising the age of juvenile responsibility --SHU participates in The Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership, or VITAL, a program that works to provide healthcare and mental health support for returning veterans, while also helping them adjust to college and university lifestyles --Club Spotlight: SHU Sailing --SHU students compete in Federal Reserve Bank Challenge --New app, RydeHopper, is a ride sharing platform exclusive to college affiliates in Connecticut --"Twelfth Night",Theatre Arts newest program --SHU's band program --Ponging for Hunger brings athletes out for a good cause --Cross country teams compete at Northeast Regionals ...


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 6, Sacred Heart University Oct 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 6, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Sacred Heart welcomes families for 25th annual family weekend --Graffiti walls and chalk are all part of a new gallery display located in SHU's Edgerton Art Gallery --Perspectives: Is Sacred Heart getting too big? --Poet's corner --Graduate Student Spotlight: Meaghan McGann --Veteran Spotlight: United States Marine Corps Sergeant Nicholas Quinzi --Deborah Noack named Director of Communications --Theatre Arts Program is preparing for their newest Little Theatre musical, “They’re Playing Our Song” --Men's rugby looking to win championship --Strength & conditioning coaches keep athletes primed to perform --Men’s and women’s basketball teams took part ...


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Sep 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Launch of the new School of Communication and Media Arts (SCMA) --The State Board of Education has put SHU's teacher-training program on probation for the next three years --Interview with Conn. Senator Richard Blumenthal --Syllabus week --Red, White and SHU was the first of many themes selected for Sacred Heart’s senior pub night this year --Holy Grounds Cafe grand opening --Digging Through the Directory: Joseph Alicastro --Interview with FTMA Film Festival Maverick Award recipient, actor Richard Kind --2015 FTMA Film Festival --Interview with SHU and "'Saturday Night Live'' alumnus Kevin Nealon --SHU students work at New ...


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University Sep 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Interview with New York Times #i Best Selling Author of Wild, Cheryl Strayed --The SHU women’s vocal quartet, also known as UnFOURgettable, will no longer be a group on campus due to the lack of an accompanist --Online Startup Connecting College Students with Odd Jobs --Navigating freshman year: tips and tricks from seasoned SHU students Melanie Vollono and Giovanna Gatto --Spectrum editorial board 2015-2017 (portraits) --Get to know the Greek societies on campus --College student Kaitlyn Kreitzman keeps her life in balance with yoga --Report on fifth annual Presidential Gala --Blogger of the week: President Petillo --Inside ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 7, Sacred Heart University Nov 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 7, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include:Pioneer rower Jaclyn Smith wins Gold at the Head of the Charles Regatta --President Barack Obama visits Bridgeport --Kappa Phi sorority is going national and will be called Delta Zeta --Perspectives: Are we addicted to social media? --Campus Vote Project: website’s whose mission is to help college students work with administrators and local election officials to make the process of voting easier and overcome barriers students face voting --Athlete pre-game rituals --Digging Through the Directory: Dr. Steven Michels --Art Gallery exhibition: “102 Hours” and “6,115 Minutes.” - “An iconographic storytelling of the Boston Marathon bombing and the ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 6, Sacred Heart University Oct 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 6, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Family weekend 2014 --Spectrum Exclusive: Interview with New York Yankees analyst Jack Curry, who talked to students in Rob Coloney’s sports broadcasting class --On Oct. 11, Professor Ralph Lim, SHU's associate professor of finance, made a guest appearance on an episode of Saturday Night Live (SNL) --Professor Marie Hulme, an English professor at SHU, has received national recognition in the prestigious Hackney Literary Awards, receiving third place for her short story “Special Romantics" --Digging Through the Directory: Dr. Richard Grigg --SHU's Wellness Center has launched the school’s new Virtual Women’s Center (VWC), an ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 5, Sacred Heart University Oct 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 5, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: "Women Can Have It All" series: Stacy Schieffelin, the founder and CEO of ybf(your best friend) beauty --“Go Play!” Parks Passport Program: Sacred Heart partners with Bridgeport Parks and Recreation to promote physical activity --SHU is launching a new master’s in finance and investment management degree starting fall 2015 --Perspectives: The ebola outbreak, by Ally D'Amico --Student blogger of the week: Julia Kennedy, “Rising Girlboss,” a website geared toward providing women with lifestyle tips and entertainment --How well do you know the SHU shield? --The Little Theater Presents “Almost, Maine” --Illustrations by Senior Art & Design ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 4, Sacred Heart University Oct 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 4, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU Safety Week --Makerbot 3D printer, housed in the Ryan Matura Library, is being implemented into Professor Enda McGovern’s Principles of Marketing course --New Freshman Fall in Rome (FFR) program collaborates with John Cabot University --Meal plan vs. Grocery shopping: What works for you? --Perspectives: The study abroad experience --Digging Through the Directory: Dr. Jeanine Andreassi --The graduate nursing program has received a grant of $682,940, the highest in the history of the program, to be used for financial aid for full and part time students --Food review: Archie Moore’s Bar and Restaurant --Book review ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 3, Sacred Heart University Oct 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 3, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Fresh Check Day is a day dedicated to raising awareness about depression and suicide across college campuses --New undergraduate major in Global Studies --Blackboard, WebAdvisor, and SHUsquare --Rob Gilmore shakes up 63’s as “Celebrity Chef" --SHU Spotlight Showcase gives students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to perform their own original pieces, covers, or poetry This event was founded by media studies professor Gregory Golda --SHU welcomed comedian Geoff Keith in the University Commons on September 25 --Tennis team opened up their season over the weekend of Sept. 20 at the Hofstra Invitational with a result of 14-14 ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Sep 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Vote! Class of 2018 elections --The construction in North Lot of a new dorm will take away 400 parking spots --The new academic building, recently named the Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center, is almost complete --Homecoming and Alumni Weekend (photos) --Meet new sorority members (portraits) --Student Blogger of the Week: Amanda Fontaine --Students volunteer at The Caroline House --Q&A with Dr. Christopher Kelly --SHU's improv group The Awkward Handshakes is not new to campus, but they are making a big step toward more visibility with their original YouTube series --TV's biggest rival: Netflix ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University Sep 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: New mobile app: SHU Safe --Campus security updates --Renaming the administration building Melady Hall --Homesick? Stressed? Are you involved? --Students react to ...parking on campus --The Spectrum staff shares their favorite summer memories --Students take on the Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium (photos) --The controversial Yik Yak app --Getting to know Father Buckles --Saying goodbye to the king and queen of comedy --Sept. 15 students, faculty and beloved fans rushed to the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts theater to see the iconic Ed Asner.--Coming off an NEC Championship season last year, the SHU Pioneer football team is off ...


Spectrum, Volume 32, Issue 11, Sacred Heart University Apr 2014

Spectrum, Volume 32, Issue 11, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: "Women Can Have It All": Linda and Stephanie McMahon speak to Welch Coiiege of Business --New minor in business developed specifically for students who are non-business majors --Cruisin' Through Senior Week activities --Senior perspectives --BuzzFeed --Students sing out at the 2nd annual Concert Against Bullying --Sixth annual Relay For Life fundraiser (photos) --Spring Fest 2014 --SHU L.O.V.E. pops concert --Men's lacrosse: Cody Marquis --Women's soccer: Alyssa Brandofino --Track and cross country: Brianna Castrogivanni --Sports Class of 2014.


Spectrum, Volume 30, Issue 18, Sacred Heart University Apr 2013

Spectrum, Volume 30, Issue 18, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Theta Rho chapter of Alpha Delta Pi at SHU was officially installed as its 209th chapter --SHU students on new Pope --Avielle Richman’s parents see the foundation named for their daughter as their response to the tragedy in Newtown that has launched advocacy work on many fronts, including school safety and mental illness. The Avielle Foundation says it hopes to remove stigmas for people seeking mental health aid, develop the concept of a “brain health check-up,” and identify behavioral and biochemical diagnostics for detection of people at risk of violent behaviors --Sacred Heart students on the Encounter ...


Spectrum, Volume 28, Issue 12, Sacred Heart University Jan 2012

Spectrum, Volume 28, Issue 12, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: In a new partnership Sacred Heart and Notre Dame will work together to enhance the high school’s athletic fields and bring wireless technology to its classrooms. Sacred Heart sports teams will have scheduled time to use the updated fields, which will include a regulation soccer field --Despite playing outdoor home games at a relatively new Campus Field (opened in 1997) and indoor home games at the William H. Pitt Center (also opened in 1997) --Pioneers rank at the very bottom in attendance for the major sports in the Northeast Conference --Dr. Linda Strong has recently been declared ...


Spectrum, Volume 27, Issue 14, Sacred Heart University Feb 2011

Spectrum, Volume 27, Issue 14, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Students from Sacred Heart University's media studies department were given the opportunity to travel to Cowboy’s Stadium in Dallas to work as production interns for the long weekend: Seniors Nicole Eastman, Gina Cemiglia, and Stephanie Kanner, and junior Erin Murtagh (photo)--A new group of students have been recently selected to attempt to make a difference in the lives of the people living in extreme poverty in El Salvador --Former SHU ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps) director Major Eric Refsnider was awarded a Bronze Star for his military service in Afghanistan on Dec. 11, 2010 --Active ...


Spectrum, Volume 24, Issue 11, Sacred Heart University Feb 2006

Spectrum, Volume 24, Issue 11, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Sacred Heart University’s College of Business was officially named for the former Chairman and CEO of the General Electric Company, John F. Welch, Jr. --Former SHU student and football player and NYPD rookie officer Eric Hernandez is a victim of friendly fire, mistaken for an assailant --Poor turnout for Greek rush week --Online classes have become a recent trend for undergraduates --SHU Idol is back. The first half of Sacred Heart’s own singing competition was held last week --iPod craze becomes iPod nation --Sports: Amanda Pape earned her third NEC player-of-the week honors for the week ...


Spectrum, Volume 16, Number 1, Sacred Heart University Sep 1998

Spectrum, Volume 16, Number 1, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Bishop Curtis remembered with the dedication of a building on the 35th anniversary of the University’s founding --Upon completion. East Hall will have eight stories of housing, one and a half stories of offices and a half story of entrances and a common lounge area --Residents at SHU are finding a harsher set of rules for alcohol on campus for the 1998-99 school year --Five television lounges in West Hall and 11 lounge sin South Hall have been converted into quad rooms to house the largest freshman class in SHU history --Public Safety finally at full staff ...


Spectrum, Volume 15, Number 10, Sacred Heart University Nov 1997

Spectrum, Volume 15, Number 10, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Many students are having difficulties with the registration process due to existing and unknown financial balances --Sixty-five students, faculty and staff modeled clothing for the International Club’s Third Annual Fashion Show “City Elements” --L.I.F.E. sponsors Diversity Week --Two years later the Sacred Heart University campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity is continuing to make Bridgeport a better place --Feature on sophomore Elaina Papachristos: Standing tall takes more than just height --Placing second and third in its respective divisions, the SHU men’s teams competed at the Eastern Intercollegiate Bowling Conference in Syosset, N.J ...


Spectrum, Volume 15, Number 9, Sacred Heart University Nov 1997

Spectrum, Volume 15, Number 9, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Mock accident staged as part of Alcohol Awareness Week --Spotlight on Diana Varay, administrative assistant for the department of Residential Life --Delta Epsilon Sigma, the National Scholastic Honor Society for Catholic Universities, inducted 46 new members into its organization Sunday in the Mahogany room --As part of their course Urban Topics in Education, six Sacred Heart graduate students and Dr. Brian K. Perkins visited East Side High in Paterson, N.J., the inner-city school depicted in the 1989 film, “Lean on Me” --Six student tutors attended the Learning Assistance Association of New England conference on Oct. 24 to ...


Spectrum, Volume 15, Number 6, Sacred Heart University Oct 1997

Spectrum, Volume 15, Number 6, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Founder of the University, The Most Reverend Walter W. Curtis, dies at 84 --Sacred Heart University students and faculty will soon have access to the latest technology in neurobiology equipment for research due to the awarding of a $94,500 grant by the National Science Foundation --New multi-disciplinary project aims to train health professionals in serving the elderly and will combine the resources of the Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nursing programs, and funded with $367,281 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services --English professor Dr. Michelle Loris proudly poses with her new book ...


Spectrum, Volume 15, Number 5, Sacred Heart University Oct 1997

Spectrum, Volume 15, Number 5, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Pitt Center charges membership fees --Auto thefts at SHU --The Commuter Council has many upcoming events to involve commuter students --Marvin McNeill, director of bands, arrived at Sacred Heart this summer, fresh from his graduate work with the UConn Marching Band (photo) --The creator and artist of “If the SHU Fits” is Jeremy Staub, a junior art major --Linda Nemergut is a 1997 graduate of SHU, majoring in illustration. Her two watercolor pieces, “Chameleon” and “Reflections,” will be published in Illustrated West late next year (photo) --The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team following the Hofstra Horse Show in ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 23, Sacred Heart University Apr 1996

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 23, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Local CEO David E. A. Carson selected 1996 commencement speaker --Matt Fortney, a sophomore media studies major from Westbury, N.Y., has been appointed SHU radio station co-manager along with WHRT veteran Kristen Lalla --SHU recognized in Sports Illustrated for its sports enhancement since 1990 --Faculty Senate: More involvement needed --Editorials: FLIK has dropped the ball in providing decent dining services to students; Not enough parking at SHU! --Fugees and the Violent Femmes will be at SHU: Hip hop meets folk rock -- Students, professors and professional actors performed Arthur Miller’s The Crucible --Library staff Dave Walsh handles ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 22, Sacred Heart University Apr 1996

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 22, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Dr. David A. Harnett has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs --Avalon Gates student housing under construction (photo) --Heather Young) and Dementred Young rebuild masonry terraces for the "Salineras" (salt works) in El Salvador (photo) --The top 100 juniors from Warren Harding, Bassick, Central, Bullard-Havens and Kolbe Cathedral high schools will be honored in a ceremony April 30 --The lack of classroom space has forced the hunt in Notre Dame and the lack of teacher’s office space has forced the closing and inevitable reconstruction of the first floor of West Hall --The SHU men ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 19, Sacred Heart University Mar 1996

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 19, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Founder's Day Service Award recipients for 30 years are Leland R. Roberts, professor of music, and Dr. Carol D. Schofield, associate professor of biology --With Christy Ashley,Joshua Cole, Rob DeClement and Justin Venech all vying for the SG presidency, the race promises to be a welcome change from the trend of unopposed candidacies that has plagued Student Government in past years --Founder's Day portrait gallery --Martial Arts team plans to compete --Unranked SHU bowlers fare well in Sectional Tournament and qualifies for Nationals --With over 160 riders competing at the Intercollegiate Horse Show held at ...