Housatonic Community College Program Named Finalist For National Bellwether Award
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Housatonic Community College’s (HCC) Supplemental Instruction (SI) program was recognized by the Community College Futures Assembly, naming the program as a finalist for its prestigious 2020 Bellwether Award.
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Feb 10, 2020 - 5:44:44 AM

Lamont: Education Week ranks CT schools among top three in nation on chance-for-success index
Governor Ned Lamont and State Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona on Wednesday highlighted the release of a report from independent news organization Education Week that ranks Connecticut’s education system in the top three among the 50 states and the District of Columbia when it comes to providing opportunities for success throughout an individual’s lifetime. More
Jan 24, 2020 - 5:59:36 AM

Stamford High School Juniors Allie Findeisen and Panos Ketonis Achieved Perfect ACT Scores
Four Stamford Public Schools Students Now Among the Few Perfect Scorers

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that Stamford High School (SHS) Juniors Allie Findeisen and Panos Ketonis earned the highest possible composite score of 36 on the ACT standardized test used for college admissions, which they took in December.
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Jan 23, 2020 - 5:54:47 AM

SHU alumnus wins award at local film festival
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A short film by Sacred Heart alumnus Tyler Stirling was recognized at the 2019 Ridgefield Independent Film Festival (RIFF) as the best student film. Stirling created his 16-minute narrative work, Little Things, while he was in SHU’s film and television master’s program.
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Nov 15, 2019 - 2:58:39 AM

Long Ridge School announces new Head of School
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The Long Ridge School Board of Trustees are thrilled to announce that Carissa Lewis was named the new Head of School, succeeding current Interim Head of School John Ora.
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Nov 8, 2019 - 1:18:47 AM

SHU hires new executive director of undergraduate admissions
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Sacred Heart University alumna Pam Pillo, who formerly served as executive director of graduate admissions, is returning to Sacred Heart to assume the role of executive director of undergraduate admissions.
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Nov 7, 2019 - 5:59:35 AM

Stamford Public Schools Named Robert Ayala Assistant Principal Westhill High School
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) recently announced Robert Ayala as assistant principal, Westhill High School, effective December 9, 2019. Ayala will fill the position recently vacated by Chase Dunlap, who left the district in October.
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Nov 7, 2019 - 5:36:02 AM

Housatonic Community College ONLY Community College In the Nation to Offer Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Training
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As an organization committed to STEM excellence, Housatonic Community College (HCC) proudly announced today that it is now a certified Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Provider. The only community college in the nation to offer this world-class training, HCC will present an inaugural training workshop on Saturday, November 9th to all schools and educators looking to improve their STEM education using research-based, best practice planning processes.
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Oct 24, 2019 - 5:06:07 AM

SHU business students benefit from Barron's in Education program
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Students and faculty at Sacred Heart University’s Jack Welch College of Business & Technology will receive complimentary access to Barron’s digital and weekly market leading financial magazine, along with access to weekly reviews that highlight top events and articles, the opportunity to visit the magazine’s Dow Jones headquarters in Manhattan and other experiential learning benefits.
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Oct 23, 2019 - 5:31:01 AM

Historian to discuss James Buchanan at WCSU
Thomas Balcerski, an assistant professor of History at Eastern Connecticut State University, will examine the nature of friendship in pre-Civil War America in an Author Book Talk at Western Connecticut State University in November. The talk will be at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, in Room 127 of White Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. It will be free and the public is invited.
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Oct 5, 2019 - 12:38:39 AM

Lamont announces four CT public schools earn National Blue Ribbon School award
Governor Ned Lamont last week announced that the U.S. Department of Education is recognizing four Connecticut public schools as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, an annual award given to select schools across the nation for demonstrating overall high achievement or success in closing achievement gaps. The schools include:
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Oct 3, 2019 - 5:41:46 AM

Lamont announces CT schools ranked top three in nation by Education Week
Governor Ned Lamont and State Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona on Friday announced that Connecticut’s K-12 schools have been ranked as the third best in the nation by Education Week in the annual edition of its Grading the States report. Connecticut’s ranking is an improvement of two spots from last year’s position of fifth in the nation.
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Oct 2, 2019 - 5:28:06 AM

SHU debuts in national rankings of best colleges by U.S. News & World report

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For the first time in Sacred Heart University history, the college known for having the happiest students engaged in community service, was elevated to the national listing of U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges. According to the U.S.News website, “schools in the National Universities category offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus masters and doctoral programs, and emphasize faculty research or award professional practice doctorates.” While Sacred Heart has been thriving and growing for the last 56 years, ranking on this list of the most prestigious national universities is evidence that the once commuter school has arrived on the national higher education scene.
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Sep 10, 2019 - 8:23:20 AM

CABE Recognized Stamford BOE Member Betsy Allyn
Betsy Allyn, a member of the Stamford Board of Education (BOE), recently achieved the level of Certificated Board of Education Member in the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Board Member Academy for the 2018-2019 school year.
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Aug 30, 2019 - 5:21:02 AM

Stamford Public Schools Announces New Location and Name for All Alternative Education Programs
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that all SPS alternative education programs (RISE, LEAP and the new SPS middle school program) will be located at 68 Southfield Avenue for the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, instead of ARTS, the collective name for all SPS alternative education programs will be SPS Anchor.
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Aug 23, 2019 - 1:31:55 AM

BBB Tip: Back to School Shopping
How to save money in Connecticut during your back to school shopping

It may seem like you still have a little time left for summer fun—but it's already time to start thinking back–to–school.
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Aug 16, 2019 - 5:48:38 AM

Stamford Public Schools Named Robert Stacy as Executive Director Human Resources and Talent Development
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Stamford Public Schools (SPS) Superintendent Dr. Tamu Lucero and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) named Robert A. Stacy as Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development, at a Special Board Meeting, held Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Stacy brings more than 30 years’ experience in school district, corporate and U.S. Army Human Resources. He will join SPS in mid-September.
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Aug 13, 2019 - 8:20:46 PM

SHU changes business school name to Jack Welch College of Business & Technology
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Sacred Heart University is changing the name of its Jack Welch College of Business to recognize the critical synergy between business learning and technology. It is now called the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT) reflecting the integration of these two critical fields of study and their collaborative roles in today’s marketplace as well as Jack Welch’s long career leading a business focused on technology.
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Aug 7, 2019 - 5:55:57 AM

Housatonic Community College Open for Saturday Registration August 10 and 24
Housatonic Community College (HCC) will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 10 and Saturday, August 24 for Registration Saturdays to assist students interested in registering for fall 2019 classes.
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Aug 2, 2019 - 3:27:57 AM

AITE Students Anna Lichtenberg and Kevin Fleischer Worked with NASA on Infrared Astronomy Research this Summer
While many high school students study astronomy, only a select few actually get to do astronomy. Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE) Students Anna Lichtenberg and Kevin Fleischer were among the 13 selected NASA-sponsored high school students who participated in astronomical research at Caltech this summer. Along with AITE Teacher Vin Urbanowski, these students not only had hands-on experience, but they will also have the opportunity to present their results at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) annual winter conference in Hawaii this coming January.
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Aug 1, 2019 - 1:43:10 AM

Waterbury's Palace Theater history class - registration now open for fall class
Join Palace Theater historian Louis Belloisy for a fascinating five-week class September 3 – October 1 10:15 – 11:45 am, exploring the theater’s beginnings and learn about its history, architecture, lore and roster of entertainers that have graced its stage that reads like a “Who’s Who” from the world of entertainment. The class includes a detailed tour of the theater including backstage, dressing rooms, and the flyway over the stage.
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Jul 19, 2019 - 5:42:58 AM

Housatonic Community College Foundation Announces New Executive Director
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The Housatonic Community College Foundation announced that Kristy Jelenik has been named executive director of the nonprofit devoted to supporting Housatonic Community College (HCC) and the success of its students.
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Jul 8, 2019 - 11:39:40 AM

Stamford Public Schools Released 2017-2018 Annual Report to the Community
Chief Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court Richard Robinson Westhill High School Alumnus Among Those Featured

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) released its 2017-2018 Annual Report to the Community, which is now available on the SPS district website and soon will be in mailboxes of homes and businesses across the city. The report is being distributed along with 8,000 copies of Stamford Plus magazine’s summer edition, which features a cover story interview with Superintendent Dr. Tamu Lucero.
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Jun 18, 2019 - 11:51:31 AM

UCONN Stamford Students Create SPS Promotional Video
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced the launch of its new promotional video designed to build public awareness about the district’s mission to foster productive habits of mind, body and heart in every student. SPS and students from the UCONN Stamford Digital Media & Design Department (DMD) worked together to create a video showcasing students, activities and opportunities offered by the district. Produced by UCONN DMD juniors and seniors through the university’s in-house, pro-bono creative agency, Beachball, the SPS video features vibrant photographs, carefully selected action words and creative design elements. More
Jun 13, 2019 - 8:41:33 AM

Stamford Public Schools to Participate in Seamless Summer Food Program
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announces its participation in the federally funded Seamless Summer Food Program. This program, an extension of the National School Lunch Program, provides meals to children when school is not in session. The program is federally funded through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Connecticut State Department of Education.
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Jun 1, 2019 - 4:56:29 AM

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