Highlights include: Bishop Curtis remembered with the dedication of a building on the 35th anniversary of the University’s founding --Upon completion. East Hall will have eight stories of housing, one and a half stories of offices and a half story of entrances and a common lounge area --Residents at SHU are finding a harsher set of rules for alcohol on campus for the 1998-99 school year --Five television lounges in West Hall and 11 lounge sin South Hall have been converted into quad rooms to house the largest freshman class in SHU history --Public Safety finally at full staff --SHU is experiencing tremendous growth with the expansion of the campus, the move to Division I athletics, and increased number of enrolled students; there are 1,667 full time residential students and 756 commuter students --“Fictional Icons,” a series of works by Connecticut artist Ann Chemow, opened Sunday in the Gallery of Contemporary Art (photos) --First performance of the SHU Alma Mater: Dr. Ralph Corrigan, professor of English, wrote the lyrics and Sister Margaret Palliser composed the music --SHU named Tara Fisher head women’s lacrosse coach and Thomas Ziecarone its first ever men’s and women’s fencing coach --Injuries plague men's soccer --Pioneer football loses two in a row to open ‘98 season.
Sacred Heart University, "Spectrum, Volume 16, Number 1" (1998). Newspapers (Obelisk & Spectrum). 221.