Sacred Heart University has hired Keith Hassell as the new executive director of its Center for Career & Professional Development.
Hassell will be responsible for the programs and resources designed to prepare the university’s students for careers and market trends. He also will train the university’s staff and initiate employer relationships for the student body.
Hassell was previously director of career development at the University of Bridgeport for five years. Prior to that, he was associate director of the Gerri Ripp Center for Career Development at Iona College in New Rochelle for five years. Last year, he was recognized in the Fairfield County Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” awards celebration of the region’s brightest young professionals.