Fairfield University Bookstore to host storytelling workshop to honor victims, survivors of the Newtown tragedy


Image: Farifield University BookstoreFairfield University Bookstore will host a storytelling workshop in honor of the victims, survivors and concerned community members following the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown. "Stories That Can Heal: Staying Connected Even When Life Breaks Us Apart" will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road, Fairfield.

This event is free and open to the public and families and educators are encouraged to come. Fairfield faculty and students will provide books, paper, crayons and instruction and inspiration for storytelling and sharing.

The presenters for the day are Bogusia Skudrzyk, LPC, NCC, associate professor, Counselor Education, Fairfield's Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions (GSEAP); Bob and Josie Schmidt of the Sandy Hook section of Newtown; and Fairfield University Bookstore and Fairfield's Learning for a Lifetime Program. They are presenting in collaboration with: Evelyn Bilias Lolis, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and special education; Anne Campbell, Ph.D., assistant professor of TESOL and bilingual/multicultural education; Diana Mille, Ph.D., visiting instructor, Marriage and Family Therapy; and David Aloyzy Zera, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and special education.

For more information or to reserve a space, contact Nancy Quinn, community relations coordinator, Fairfield University Bookstore, (203) 255-7756.

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Media Contact: Meredith Guinness, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950, mguinness@fairfield.edu

Posted on February 20, 2013

Vol. 45, No. 191