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Fairfield Launches New Business Analytics Master’s Program


By the end of 2015, 4.4 million IT jobs will be created to support big data. An estimated 1.9 million IT jobs will be generated in the United States. In response to this growing need for big data training, Fairfield University is launching a new master of science degree in business analytics (MSBA). This program is the first of its kind in Fairfield County and is accepting graduate applications now.

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27th Annual Fairfield Awards Dinner


Tuesday, March 26th - Since 1960, Fairfield University has recognized its most accomplished alumni, faculty and staff for professional and personal achievements. We celebrate these individuals at the Fairfield Awards Dinner, which has raised more than $15 million dollars for scholarships to expand access to higher education for students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.

Paint the Town Purple


Fairfield University School of Nursing students volunteered with the Connecticut chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to “Paint the Town Purple,” an event raising awareness for Alzheimers. The students tied purple bows throughout Westport and Fairfield to show their support and Stag pride.

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Noted Grateful Dead archivist to be keynote speaker at annual American Studies Conference


On Saturday, March 28, you can meet Nicholas Meriwether, the founding Grateful Dead archivist at UC Santa Cruz, delivers the keynote speech at Fairfield University's annual American Studies Conference. Meriwether is scheduled to speak at 4 p.m. at the University's Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J. Center, at the end of an afternoon of presentations by American Studies students and alumni on a wide range of topics. Faculty, staff, students and the general public are invited this free event for Meriwether's speech or for the entire afternoon.

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You Can Hear Him Now


Paul Marcarelli '92, best known as "the Verizon Guy" from the "Can You Hear Me Now?" ad campaign, came back to campus recently and shared some of his favorite Fairfield memories. Marcarelli, now a film director, producer, writer and actor, was part of "Life After Theatre Fairfield," a biennial gathering in which alumni return to the cozy confines of the PepsiCo Theatre to "tell all" about their lives after Commencement.

Fairfield University's TESOL Program Awarded National Recognition


Fairfield University's TESOL program has been awarded "national recognition" by the TESOL International Association. A nationally recognized program is one that has systematically assessed candidates' learning and met rigorous standards developed by the specialty professional association (SPA) in that discipline.The TESOL/Bilingual Education programs are housed in the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions, which received continuing accreditation status from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in April 2015.

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