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SHU Names New Director of Horizons Program
Sacred Heart University has welcomed Jaime Perri as new director of its Horizons at SHU program.
Perri, of North Haven, will plan and execute all aspects of the Horizons summer youth education program and the continuing connections and academic programming during the school year.
Tauck Family Foundation Announces Second Investee Cohort
After a thorough and rigorous application and due diligence process, the Tauck Family Foundation is pleased to announce its Second Investee Cohort. Congratulations to our Investees, and many thanks to all the organizations and initiatives who applied to the Foundation, and to our Advisory Committee Members who supported the Foundation’s application review process.
Horizons/SHU Spring Newsletter
SHU rugby players volunteer to help school children read
Members of Sacred Heart University’s men’s club rugby team have been helping Bridgeport elementary and middle school students develop their reading and writing skills at Horizons at SHU.
Horizons Receives $25K from Fairfield County's Community Foundation
Horizons is so grateful for the support of the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. This support enables Horizons at SHU to continue to serve more than 150 youngsters...
Horizons SHU Has Received $50K form Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Horizons at Sacred Heart University has received a $50,000 grant from the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Northeast Division, which will help fund a year-round STEM curriculum.
Near & Far Aid Gives Horizons SHU Program $10,000
Horizons at Sacred Heart University has received a $10,000 grant from Near & Far Aid, which provides funds for agencies and programs serving impoverished communities in Fairfield County.
Horizons Takes On The Opportunity Gap
From Pre-K through Life: Horizons Takes on the Opportunity Gap,” quotes Horizons National CEO Lorna Smith and makes the case that limited opportunity for any of us means a limited future for all of us
Diocese of Bridgeport: Couple Receives SHU Leadership Award
Ruben and Grace Rodriguez are the recipients of the Horizons at Sacred Heart University program’s first-ever Horizons Leadership Award. The award was bestowed at the program’s second annual gala on April 22nd at the Frank and Marisa Martire Business and Communications Center at SHU.
Reading Certification Program Benefits Students and Bridgeport Youth
Sacred Heart University’s Student Success Center becomes a literacy hub many afternoons when students seeking their reading certification work with youth in SHU’s Horizons program.
Horizons Program Awarded CHEFA Grant
Sacred Heart University’s Horizons enrichment program for Bridgeport schoolchildren will add a new kindergarten class and academic initiatives with a $55,500 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA).
The grant will fund a kindergarten classroom and new literacy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curricula for all 102 students in the program, located on the University’s campus.