Garden of Dreams: Aspiring nurse, cancer survivor receives scholarship

Natalie Kennedy is here for a reason. The Immaculate High senior and Ridgefield resident will attend Sacred Heart in the fall where she will study pediatric oncology in the school’s honors nursing program — a degree she knows will allow her to impact the lives of others. A survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Kennedy said she’s always wanted to be … read more

Sacred Heart poll outlines issues pressing on state residents

A new poll from Sacred Heart University’s Institute for Public Policy shows that Connecticut residents continue to be concerned about quality of life in the state, cost of living and taxes, transportation and infrastructure and more. The statewide public policy poll was conducted from mid-July to early August and asked 53 questions of 1,003 state residents. Respondents also commented on … read more

Sacred Heart University hosts gubernatorial candidate debates

Sacred Heart University (SHU), WSHU Public Radio and The Hearst Connecticut Media Group are collaborating on gubernatorial candidate debates prior to the Aug. 14 primaries, as well as in advance of November’s general election. Separate primary debates are planned for both the Democratic and Republican candidates, with each taking place at the Martire Business & Communications Center on the campus … read more

Pride and Prejudice film and discussion

The Ridgefield Library will host a book-to-movie film screening and discussion of the 2005 film starring Keira Knightley based on Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m. The discussion will be led by Mark Edwards, adjunct instructor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Sacred Heart University. The program is part of the … read more

Curtain Call: Next to Normal at Sacred Heart University

If ever there was a time for theater, it’s now. There are shows all over Fairfield, New Haven and Litchfield Counties. The theaters are all a quick drive away and all of these theaters have free or reasonable parking. Long Wharf has a world premiere production of Matthew Barber’s Fireflies, a romance with a star-studded cast. Yale Repertory Theatre has … read more

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