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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 ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 18, Sacred Heart University Mar 1996

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 18, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU considers move to Division I --Opinions clash over new 10 story hall proposed for Park Avenue --Debate team goes to Rhode Island University: The theme was from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail: In speech rounds, the debaters received a line from the movie and had to speak for three to five minutes --SHU's interdisciplinary magazine Horizons features art and poetry --Focus on sophomore Kathy Augustyn, biology major and identical twin --Focus on Derek Bbanga, a hard-working senior from Nairobi, Kenya majoring in political science --Lady bowler Jennifer Swanson, a junior accounting major, was ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 17, Sacred Heart University Feb 1996

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 17, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: According to his students, the most important thing political science professor Gary Rose teaches is where we, the people, fit into this system, and how we can improve its effectiveness --Senior tri-captain Kim McCullion looks to drive while sophomore Chrissie Perkins looks on in Sunday's 74-67 loss to Albany in the first round of the NECC playoff (photo) --Bernice Stochek, Kate O'Brien, Leland Roberts and Charolette Moulyn rehearse for Sunday's SHU-String Faculty Recital (photo) --Three seniors, Lucia Minondo, Bob Abric and Irene Domogalav will be presenting their works at the Senior Painting Exhibit (photos) --Equestrians ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 16, Sacred Heart University Feb 1996

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 16, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Psychology is the number one major at SHU --SHU has banned smoking from all indoor facilities. But the ban has caused some unrest among the smoking populace on campus --SHU's minority enrollment for 1995 consisted of five percent Hispanic-Americans, six percent African Americans, three percent Asian Americans and two percent foreign (student visa), for a total of 16 percent --Catholic clergy addresses sexual misconduct --17 SHU students showed their dedication to community service at a conference at Trinity College entitled “Students and Service: Putting It All Together” --Prologue staff grows in size and talent --Drugs of choice ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 14, Sacred Heart University Feb 1996

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 14, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Paul Sebben, manager of networking and telecommunications, is working on the university problems of the inability to consistently access e-mail and general slowness of computers --Students to serve and learn in El Salvador --The 1996 edition of Who’s Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges will include the names of 25 SHU students who have been selected as “national outstanding campus leaders” --The Council of Clubs has recently come under fire from students who are dissatisfied with the service CCO has been providing --Sacred Heart has joined with the Topsfield Foundation to host “Can’t We ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 13, Sacred Heart University Jan 1996

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 13, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: $3 million gift from William H. Pitt to fund health and rec facility --Mayor Joseph P. Ganim intends to fight SHU’s plans for a 9 story classroom and dormitory building on Park Avenue --With the help of Digital Equipment Corporation, the computer department has installed “Internet Firewall Server,” since SHU's system has been hacked twice --This semester at Sacred Heart, the media studies department is conducting a unique course entitled “Seminar in Mass Communications: Television Culture,” instructed by Mary S. Alexander --Focus on student Pickle, born Kevin Richard Horgan, active in Campus Ministry, Habitat for Humanity ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 12, Sacred Heart University Dec 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 12, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: The media studies department at SHU is offering a new course spring 1996 semester entitled “Representing AIDS” (MS 200), instructed by Dr. Louise Spence and Carl Lewis M.S.W. --A three-year $250,000 grant from General Electric's GE Fund provides scholarship support for 25 SHU minority students --Maya Angelou captivated an audience of over 2,000 at SHU --Joe Downer, a senior political science major with minors in economics and history, will study abroad in China next semester at the University of Nanjing --Focus on junior Dementred Young, singer, poet and community activist. Majoring in social ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 11, Sacred Heart University Nov 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 11, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Maya Angelou to speak at SHU tonight --Student theater production “A Cabaret Show” will premiere Dec. 2 on the main stage--FLIK dining slogan “Thou shall bus thy own tray" --With adaptive technology chairs, adjustable tables for wheelchair students, and a wealth of computer hardware and software, the Adaptive Technology Lab lab has proven to be a rich resource for international students learning English language skills as well as students suffering from physical disadvantages --Sheera is composed of about twenty students who are ministers of the song and members of Campus Ministry. They lead the Sunday mass to join ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 10, Sacred Heart University Nov 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 10, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: The Sacred Heart University Press has released its first book, Toward Greater Understanding: Essays in Honor of John Cardinal O’Connor --Risk of contracting AIDS increases for heterosexuals --Freshmen unsure if laptop program is worth the price --Japanese Cost Accounting is a course taught by Professor Scott Colvin --Students get ready for SHU's first fashion show --Democrats urge Clinton to support direct lending for college tuition --Focus on R.A. Ayoma Perera. Majoring in media studies and minoring in English, Ayoma hopes to be a journalist --SHUboxes are in the Admissions building, at Registrar’s office, at ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 9, Sacred Heart University Nov 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 9, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU to honor Professor Emeritus Raoul A. DeVilliers for his half-century as an educator both in the U.S. and in Cuba --Community deals with the death of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated at a peace rally --Heart gets involved with Hunger Awareness Week --Business programs are applying for national accreditation by the American Assembly ofCollegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) --Maya Angelou, one of the great voices of contemporary literature, will present her legendary wisdom in a solo appearance in the Academic Center at Sacred Heart University on Thursday, Nov. 30 --Men's ice hockey suffers loss to ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 8, Sacred Heart University Nov 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 8, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Class of '99 registers feelings about SHU so far --Students find registration procedures frustrating --The Catholic Church is facing a mounting controversy over the ordination of women into the priesthood --Trusenia Hester, student at SHU, plans future as therapist --Men's hockey ready to take on rival Fairfield --Men's soccer ties Franklin Pierce 0-0 --Women's soccer ending season on a high note --Men's and women's x-country produce individual stars --Gridders lose to Salve Regina 28-3 --Men’s and women’s crew teams traveled up to Saratoga N.Y. for the Head of the Fish ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 7, Sacred Heart University Oct 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 7, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Gallery agrees to host student art exhibit --Students dissatisfied with SHU's shuttle bus service, "The Pioneer Wagon" --Mary Ann Mecatol is graduating early from SHU and preparing for med school --Jen Fallon shines on soccer field (photo) --X-Men crush Seton Hall --Women's tennis successfully end season 5-7 (photo) --Women's volleyball earns gold in JCSU Tournament --Pioneer football loses tough game to Stonehill.


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 6, Sacred Heart University Oct 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 6, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: 17 SHU students attended Pope John Paul II's Mass in Central Park on Oct. 7 --Is the bookstore a bargain? Buy back rates questioned --Learning and living in Guatemala, a letter from student Shelley Lyford --Students angered by late arrival of laptops -- The enrollment of full-time undergraduates has gone up from 1,912 the last fall semester, to 2,129 this semester --It looks like Bridgeport is going to get a casino --Delta Phi Kappa is a new sorority on campus, with a mission to help younger kids learn that there’s more to life than dropping ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 5, Sacred Heart University Oct 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 5, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Cernera's salary raises questions --Student Government is working in sync with the university to refurbish Hawley Lounge --New chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) has been installed recently at SHU --The 1995 Bishop Curtis Medal of Honor will be awarded to David E.A. Carson, president and CEO of People’s Bank and trustee emeritus of Sacred Heart University --Kristen Lalla, a junior communications/media studies major from White Plains, NY, is an active member of residential life and also spends her time broadcasting over various radio airwaves --Habitat for Humanity at SHU holds many ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 4, Sacred Heart University Sep 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 4, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU set for 5th Homecoming --Alison Flaum, director of Public Safety, has left the University. Jack Fernandez, administration/training supervisor, has been with the university for ten years. Recently Fernandez stepped up to assume duties as the Acting Director of Public Safety --The Sacred Heart Dance Team takes the field during halftime at the home football opener two Sundays ago (photo). The Pioneers are off to a 2-0 start --Art students of SHU petition against the exclusion of the Annual Student Exhibition from the Gallery of Contemporary Art in the academic year 1995-1996 --New Wellness Center opens doors ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 3, Sacred Heart University Sep 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 3, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: WWPT will soon be transmitting a low power, on campus only, radio wave which can run continuously for 24 hours. WWPT currently broadcasts on 90.3. The new frequency is likely to be 91.5 pending further testing --Opening soon in former room SI 10, next to the radio station, is The Marche, which will offer a variety of grill and fast food items --The GE Scholar Program consists of students from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds, many of whom are commuter students. Each scholar is awarded $2,000 per year and each participant in turn, contributes ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 2, Sacred Heart University Archives Sep 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 2, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: An array of new IBM compatible machines, 750 laptops and a network that allows everyone to stay connected, are major components of a Computing Technology Plan driving Sacred Heart University down the information highway --Becky Abbott’s award-winning documentary, SCHOOLING THAT WORKS, will be broadcast on CPTV. Communications Studies has announced that Abbott has recently received another Graustein Fund grant to produce a second documentary on the subject of Connecticut’s schools -- Kumiko Okano Kuzuhara, the new Japanese professor, has arrived on the Sacred Heart University campus to develop a Japanese minor --This is the fifth season that ...


Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 1, Sacred Heart University Archives Sep 1995

Spectrum, Volume 13, Number 1, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: With numbers almost over 600, the class of 1999 is the largest ever at Sacred Heart. The students come from 50 countries as well as 15 states, including Alaska and even California. All first-year resident students are housed in either South or West Hail and are required to own a personal computer --The Spectrum's new Editor-In-Chief is Jonathan McCarthy. McCarthy is a senior from Huntington Station, New York --Sacred Heart University dove head first into a revolution recently. A revolution that will forever change the Sacred Heart graduate as well change the face of the school forever ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 24, Sacred Heart University Archives May 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 24, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: The 1995 commencement address will be delivered by an author, scholar, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Holocaust survivor, Elie Weisel --Soon to be former Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Thomas Trebon poses with Dr. Ed Malin, who will serve as the acting Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs --The rise of the home computer is opening new doors for college applicants --Looking back at the year in entertainment '94-'95 --After winning their league last week with a 2-0 win over New Haven, the Lady Pioneers' softball team is now preparing to go to the ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 23, Sacred Heart University Archives Apr 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 23, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Thomas J. Trebon is leaving after five years at Sacred Heart University --Thomas J. Pepe, Ph.D., associate professor of education and former head of the department of education at SHU died suddenly last Friday at the age of 71 --Shelley Lyford, an outstanding sophomore athlete and active student within the University and in the community, became the first SHU recipient of a scholarship from the National Security Education Program for her study abroad trip next year to Central America --Insufficient classes and classroom space have become a hot issue on campus ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 22, Sacred Heart University Archives Apr 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 22, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: The Pre-Physical Therapy Club became involved with Casey Family Service when Phyllis Machledt,the university’s service learning director, asked it to undertake a Christmas project with the agency. Physical therapy, one of the University’s newest graduate programs, is scheduled to start fall 1996. According to Michael Emery, the first class will consist of 35 students who are currently SHU undergraduates and 10 with undergraduate degrees from SHU or other institutions --The University’s Admissions Office has announced that Kathy Dilks has joined the staff as an admissions counselor --During a White House press conference with more ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 20, Sacred Heart University Archives Mar 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 20, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: 1994 was the first year in which any member of the University community could be awarded the 30 year honor. Last year. Registrar Douglas Bohn and Professor Maria Toiriera were handed medals for their service. This year Professor of Mathematics Raoul DeVilliers and Professor of Art Virginia Zic will receive 30 year medals -- Twelve faculty members, representing all disciplines, have become involved in a new Writing Advisory Board. Director of Freshman Communications Dr. Alison Warriner formed the board with the future of writing instruction at Sacred Heart University in mind. The Writing Advisory Board is currently discussing options ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 19, Sacred Heart University Archives Mar 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 19, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: Plans for a new residence hall may include a building between eight and ten stories high at a site yet to be determined. In addition to housing residents in a “suite or large apartment style” manner, the new building will also contain two floors of new classrooms --Gina Glorioso, a senior with a double major of biology and chemistry received a 1995 Pfizer Undergraduate Summer fellowship of $5,000 to further research on a biology project she started this fall. Gina will be researching jointly with her mentor. Dr. Shannon Brightman, assistant professor of biology --A special program ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 18, Sacred Heart University Archives Mar 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 18, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: A review of the top ten majors at Sacred Heart University for the period fall ’90-spring ’95 shows growth in psychology and criminal justice, while business dropped by 50% --Students attending a recent talk by Judith Lynch entitled “Date Rape: Conversations About Violence Toward Women On College Campuses,” walked away with a better understanding of date rape as well as the crisis services available on this campus --First-year students in the 1995-1996 academic year may get a jump-start on the “information super-highway” whether they ask for it or not. SHU is studying a proposal that will put each ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 17, Sacred Heart University Archives Feb 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 17, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: Athletic Complex still in the works --Phone complaints: The most often heard complaint is about access codes and bills. The Pioneernet services rules say that when a phone bill reaches $100 or more, the student’s access code will be shut off --NU260 (Adult Nursing I) is the first charted course for a professional degree program for nursing --Sacred Heart University’s Caribbean Club will be hosting a night filled with laughter, comedy and music on Fri., Feb. 24 --New approaches to AIDS mystery --One year from now SHU plans to introduce a major called Sports Science. This ...


Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 16, Sacred Heart University Archives Feb 1995

Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 16, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: As part of Sacred Heart University’s Black History Month celebration, over sixty students, administrators and faculty members commemorated the death of Dr. King in a candlelight vigil, last Thursday, Feb. 9 --AIDS Awareness day coming next week --James R. Kerr, one of the five founding members of Sacred Heart’s original Board of Trustees, passed away on Feb. 8 --Senior captains Bill Johnston and Marc Scacciaferro have been selected to play in the National All-Stars College Football Classic in April --Sacred Heart University will co-host the Connecticut Special Olympics along with Fairfield University in the summer of ...