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Fairfield University is a dynamic learning community of individuals who measure their lives by how they influence the world for the better. Our faculty, staff, students, alumni and programs are featured frequently in local, regional and national media. Here are recent stories:

Seventeen Jesuit Colleges Receive Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement

Seventeen Jesuit Colleges Receive Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement.

Published in AJCU Higher Ed News on 1/8/15

 

MLK Speechwriter Clarence Jones is keynotes speaker in 2015 Celebration

Fairfield’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. weeklong celebration is featured among Dr. King programs at Jesuit institutions.

Published in AJCU Higher Ed News on 1/14/15

Small Victories Along a Difficult Road

An editorial singled out the University’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. observance that celebrates Dr. King’s legacy. The newspaper noted of the annual essay contest for Bridgeport students that is co-sponsored with Fairfield University: “Over the years, the essays have provided a little window into the everyday lives of students in the city’s school system.

Published in Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Danbury News Times, Greenwich Time on 2/7/15

Student Turns 100

100-year-old Learning for a Lifetime student Leon Spivack’s on-campus birthday celebration was profiled in this News 12 TV piece featuring The Bensonians.

Appeared in News 12 Connecticut on 2/5/15

Soccer tweets lead to booming business

FAME client SoccerGrlProbs LLC is the focus of this news story.

Published in Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Danbury News Times, Greenwich Time on 12/16/15

An interview with SoccerGrlProbs

News 12 TV interviewed three recent alumni who started a successful company that is now a FAME client.

Appeared in News 12 Connecticut on 1/14/15

An Act Students speak: Celebrating Christmas as an atheist of Faith

In this feature article, Religious Studies major Rachel McGee, a senior, who identifies as “igtheist or ignostic,” says that she has generally found her peers to be open to her nonbelief, even as a student at a Catholic University.

Published in USA Today on 12/16/2014

 

Fairfield University debuts new lacrosse stadium

Upon unveiling the new Rafferty Stadium, Fairfield University’s lacrosse program strives toward an NCAA championship-winning future.

Published in The Fairfield County Business Journal, a weekly business newspaper from Westfair Communications  on 2/26/15

Fairfield University partners with Daktronics

Fairfield University’s Lessing Field and new Rafferty Stadium received new LED video display equipment and a custom sound system designed and manufactured by Daktronics.

Published in University Business magazine on 2/9/15

Fairfield Names Bill Carmody as Special Assistant/Advisory

An article about how Sydney Johnson announced that Carmody will be a Special Assistant/Advisor

Appeared on BigNews.Biz on 1/27/15

 

CAA Lacrosse Preseason Poll and All-CAA Teams for 2015

This article shared how Fairfield University, which begins its first season as a member of the CAA for men’s lacrosse, was selected third in the poll, noting Fairfield had its best season in program history, forging a 12-4 overall record and advancing to the ECAC Lacrosse League Championship final.

Published in LAXPower – For the Fan. For the Sport on 1/20/15

The Dividing Line

A story about how Southern Connecticut has its share of both Giants and Patriots fans. The story included footage of the Fairfield University field where the Giants used to practice as well as interviews with Stag coaches on the subject.

Appeared in NBC TV-New York on 1/31/15

Fairfield University offers business analytics master’s

Dr. Donald Gibson, Dean of the Dolan School of Business, announces a new Master of Science degree in business analytics.

Published in The Fairfield County Business Journal, a weekly business newspaper from Westfair Communications on 2/20/15

American Impressionist Melchers focus of Bellarmine show

The Bellarmine Museum of Art features the artwork of American Impressionist Gari Melchers with 23 pieces in oil, pastel, watercolor, gouache, and charcoal.

Published in Connecticut Post on 2/25/15

 

Fairfield U’s new data analytics masters

Dr. Donald Gibson, Dean of the Dolan School of Business, announces the inception of a new Master of Science degree in business analytics.

Published in Hartford Business Journal on 2/18/15