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Press Releases

Find current and past press releases from the Department of Media Relations at Fairfield University. Media Relations can be reached by phone at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2726 or fax at (203) 254-4221. Our mailing address is: Media Relations, Fairfield University, Bellarmine Hall, Fairfield, CT 06824.

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Fairfield University Bookstore Celebrates A Decade Downtown

This November 13, a 10 Year Anniversary Celebration is planned, commemorating the milestone with guest authors, crafts, balloon animal art, light refreshments, and appearances by members from Fairfield University’s athletic teams, cheerleaders, and Lucas the Stag.

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Fairfield University Bookstore Celebrates A Decade Downtown

The Fairfield University Downtown Bookstore has called 1499 Post Road home for the past 10 years, playing both the roles of University bookstore and community hub.

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LaTosha Brown to Present 24th Annual Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture, Nov. 9

Black Voters Matter: Our Obligation to Democracy and Equality” will be presented virtually as part of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts’ Open VISIONS Forum, in affiliation with the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies.

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Lecture Event: Dr. Regina Benjamin, Former U.S. Surgeon General, Nov. 4

Presented by the Quick Center’s Open VISIONS Forum in affiliation with the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, Regina Benjamin, MD, will give a virtual lecture on “Combating Health Disparities: Narrowing the Gap.”

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Fairfield University Board of Trustees Announces President’s Contract Extension

The University has extended the contract of President Mark R. Nemec, PhD, through the summer of 2027.

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Special Discussion: Connecticut New Product Business Competition, Hosted by Fairfield University

This presentation is made possible with support from Fairfield’s School of Engineering and Inventors Association of Connecticut.

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Open VISIONS Forum: EspressoSeries Returns With Free Virtual Programs That Enlighten and Inspire

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts has announced the Fall 2021 season of free virtual lectures as part of the Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso Series. Led by Fairfield University Professor Philip Eliasoph, PhD, OVF Espresso programs offer access to experts and panelists who shed light on fascinating topics including art, politics, culture, and more.

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September 2021

Fairfield Rises in Wall Street Journal-Times Higher Education 2022 College Ranking

Rising to #190 this year, Fairfield is ranked among the Top 25% of colleges and universities in the nation, and among the Top 15% for Engagement.

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Orin Grossman Presents Afternoons at the Piano: 4 p.m. Fridays from Oct. 22 to Nov. 19

Pianist Orin Grossman, PhD, has enraptured audiences all over the world with his talent. This fall, he brings his masterful musicianship back to Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts for a series of five livestreamed Friday afternoon performances.

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Fairfield University Furthers Partnership with Diocese of Bridgeport with Multi-Pathway Approach to Educational Access

As part of the University’s strategic partnership with the Diocese, “Pathways to Higher Learning,” plans include offering an associate degree in an effort to extend greater access to higher education in the surrounding Bridgeport community.

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Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts to Partner with Pequot Library to Present Grammy-Nominated Pianist and Composer Kenny Werner, Oct. 20

Presented as part of the Quick Center’s Open VISIONS Forum, award-winning artist Kenny Werner will share his collection of compositions, recordings, and his book — all of which have impacted audiences around the world.

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Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts to Host CNN’s Jim Acosta for a Virtual Lecture, October 6

In affiliation with the College of Arts and Sciences, Jim Acosta will appear on The Quick Live to discuss his bestselling book, The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth, highlighting his exploits as a news reporter for CNN.

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A Conversation with George Packer and Phil Klay, Sept. 23

George Packer, one of America’s foremost chroniclers of American life and foreign policy, will join Fairfield MFA professor Phil Klay for a talk entitled "Life in the Ruins: America at Home and Abroad, 20 Years After 9/11."

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Special Discussion: The Acceleration for Biosciences in Connecticut Program, Hosted by Fairfield University School of Engineering

This presentation is made possible with support from Fairfield’s School of Engineering and Inventors Association of Connecticut.

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Fairfield University’s School of Engineering Launches StagHack Competition

Teams of aspiring engineers will battle it out at the inaugural StagHack competition.

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Fairfield Launches Full-Tuition Scholarship Program for Jesuit and Cristo Rey High School Students

The new enrollment initiative will provide up to a dozen four-year, full tuition grants to low-income students from diverse backgrounds.

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Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert: “Girls in Trouble: Songs about the Complicated Lives of Biblical Women”

This virtual concert is part of the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert series, and is sponsored by Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies.

 

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FESTA ITALIANA: A New Series That Celebrates Italian Cultural Heritage

Through the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts' virtual platform, thequicklive.com, Fairfield University’s College of Arts and Sciences will offer a fall 2021 lineup that showcases the richness of Italian culture.

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Fairfield Ranked Among Nation’s Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report

The University’s innovative and nationally ranked programs continue to attract applications from exceptional candidates, including members of the incoming Class of 2025 which has made history as Fairfield’s largest and academically strongest.

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Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso Series Returns With Free Virtual Programs That Enlighten and Inspire

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts has announced the Fall 2021 season of free virtual lectures as part of the Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso Series. Led by Fairfield University Professor Philip Eliasoph, PhD, OVF Espresso programs offer access to experts and panelists who shed light on fascinating topics including art, politics, culture, and more.

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The Quick Live Returns With Multidisciplinary Virtual Fall 2021 Season

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts has announced a fall schedule featuring more than 40 livestreamed events for global audiences, most of them free of charge. Reservations and ticket sales for Premiere Events will open to the public on September 7 at quickcenter.com.

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