Colleen Wilson


Colleen Wilson '11, M.Ed.
Assistant Director
(203) 254-4000 ext. 2081

Achiever, Developer, Positivity, Empathy, Learner

Educational Background:
M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Merrimack College, 2013
B. A. in Psychology & English, Fairfield University, 2011
Certified Social Justice Mediator

Areas of Focus:

  • Campus Ministry
  • First Year Experience
  • Student Activities
  • Student Programs

FYE 101, First Year Experience: Environmental, Fairfield University, Fall 2013

Developed Programs:

  • TALL: Talking About Life & Loss, Bereavement Support Group, Merrimack College, 2013
  • Freshmen Retreat, Merrimack College, 2013
  • Agape Retreat, Fairfield University, 2011


  • Student Affairs Communication and Technology Committee, Fairfield University, Fall 2013
  • Program Review Committee, Fairfield University, Fall 2013

Professional Organizations:

  • NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • NODA, National Orientation Directors Association
  • NACA, National Association for Campus Activities



Volunteering at Comfort Zone Camp, spending time family & friends, traveling, skydiving, service, iMovie 

Favorite Quote:
At the end of the day, Lord I pray, I have a life that's good. Two arms around me, heaven to ground me and a family that always calls me home. Four wheels to get there and enough love to share and a sweet, sweet, sweet song.” Charles Esten

Favorite TV Show(s):
Ellen DeGeneres, Revenge, Downton Abby, Nashville, X-Factor, Shark Tank

Favorite Book:
My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Favorite thing about Fairfield:
The sense of community you feel when you are here

Advice for Students:
Your time here will go by faster than you think. Take it all in and remember that once a Stag, always a Stag!


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