Highlights: New buildings, 500 more students, more courses offered off-campus and a student body with stronger academic credentials are all goals in SHU’s new five-year plan, released last week by President Anthony J. Cernera --Charles Plohn Art Gallery officially opened (photo) --Former U.S. senator and 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern addressed students and faculty in the Schine Auditorium (photo) --Center for Policy Issues (CPI) programs mark decade of excellence --SHU is the recipient of three major grants: Connecticut State Institutional Conservation Program (ICP), to be used for improved heating, cooling and lighting for the campus center, academic center, library and the administration building, and the acquisition of an energy management computer program; Upward Bound, funds to be used to help 50 selected students from Bridgeport’s high schools prepare for post-secondary education; Drug prevention, from the U.S. Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) --This fall SHU has brought classes to the valley at Emmett O’Brien Regional Vocational Technical School in Ansonia --Sacred Heart operated WSHU (91.1 FM) has been providing technical, programming and staffing assistance to the Westport high school station WWPT --The new Coordinator of Athletic Programs at Sacred Heart University is Nick Giaquinto, who played in back-to-back Super Bowls with the Washington Redskins.
Office of Public Information, "S.H.U. News, Vol. 1, No. 2" (1989). News, Magazines and Reports. 18.