Luck of the Journey – An Essay by Hannah Schultz, Winter Program 2024

When I close my eyes, I am back in that little beach town tucked away along the coast. The lush green landscape of the Emerald Isle. Ireland is a place filled with breathtaking views and scenery as striking as a movie set with its rocky cliffs and sweeping green fields dotted with sheep. Its other-worldly […]

Spotlight on Irish Studies Minor: Alyssa Santini

Alyssa Santini, Kaari Scaglia, Kailey Blount, Jillian Reis, and fellow Irish Studies minors Conor Kilmartin and Luke Healy at SHU in Dingle. What made you want to pursue a minor in Irish Studies? I decided to pursue an Irish Studies minor because of the rich literary history Ireland has. I’m an English major, and I […]

Building a new future at SHU in Dingle

Building a new future at SHU in Dingle Sacred Heart University has entered the final phase of construction on the new SHU in Dingle campus, with completion expected before the end of 2024. The building will have capacity for 180 students and will include teaching facilities such as a hospital skills lab, simulation room for […]

SHU Band & Orchestra Brings Public Concerts to Dingle

The SHU Band, complete with a 68-piece orchestra, arrived to Dingle on the 3rd of January 2024, where they performed two concerts open to the public. On the 4th of January, the band performed ‘A Winter’s Concert’ at St Mary’s Church; proceeds at the door supported a new sensory hub space for neurodiverse students at […]

SHU’s Occupational Therapy Students, Faculty Bring Workshops to Dingle

Dingle children benefit from occupational therapy camp; teachers and parents attend workshops Sacred Heart University’s occupational therapy (OT) program sent a team of faculty members and graduate students to Dingle, Ireland, in the fall to bring needed OT services to schools and families. The team included OT faculty members Sharon McCloskey and Ellen Martino, and […]

Be Part of SHU in Dingle’s New Campus and the Future of Global Learning

Become a Dingle Donor For almost 20 years, SHU in Dingle has offered transformative study abroad experiences to semester and short-term students, immersing them in the rich cultural and spiritual community that has existed here since before the early Christian era. Students of SHU in Dingle complete courses across a wide range of disciplines while […]