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Horizons at Sacred Heart University works to change the lives of under-served students in the Bridgeport community. Horizons instills the joy of learning, teaches skills for success, and empowers its students to realize their dreams. It is our goal for each student to attend college and become a vital participant in Bridgeport as well as the broader global community.

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Latest News

Horizons at SHU Welcomes New Director

August 23, 2018

Sacred Heart University has welcomed a new director of its Horizons at SHU program: Jaime Perri. Perri will plan and execute all aspects of the Horizons summer youth education program and the continuing connections and academic programming during the school year. She also will coordinate all fundraising activities for the program, prepare the annual budget, coordinate public relation activities and serve as a liaison between Horizons and SHU.

Horizons Receives $50K Grant from Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation

March 8, 2018

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.

Horizons Receives $25K from Fairfield County's Community Foundation

March 8, 2018

Horizons at Sacred Heart University has received a grant of $25,000 from Fairfield County's Community Foundation (FCCF) to support development of its year-round STEM and reading curriculums. Horizons at SHU helps underprivileged children from Bridgeport overcome the phenomenon known as summer learning loss, in which students who have fewer opportunities for enrichment and intellectual stimulation each summer retain less of what they learned in school than their peers whose families can afford such activities.