Highlights include: SHU has the highest paid president for Connecticut universities, including Yale and the University of Connecticut, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. The newly established service learning program is based on the concept that experiences bring more meaning to learning, according to Phylis Machledt, program coordinator. Several courses, including social psychology, women’s autobiography and oral interpretation of literature, have service learning incorporated in the class work --Under the new leadership of Mason Cobb the mailroom is receiving technology updates and exploring the possibility of getting a color copier and a high speed laser printer --SHU has become the first in the state of Connecticut to offer a masters degree in physical therapy, administered by Dr. Michael Emery --Focus on the new director of the Women’s Studies program, Dr. Claire Marrone --The Junior Mentor Program is a recent addition to Sacred Heart University. In its second successful year, incoming students are provided with fellow upper class members who volunteer their support, experience and a listening ear --Mike Guastelle serves as the SHU Men’s and Women’s tennis coach when he is not catering. to the needs of the sports media --Lady Pioneers softball opened up their fall season with a three game tournament at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
Sacred Heart University, "Spectrum, Volume 12, Number 4" (1994). Newspapers (Obelisk & Spectrum). 172.