Press Releases from March of 2019

Fairfield University Contributes Nearly $2 Billion to Local Economy

Total direct spending and induced spending by Fairfield University increased by nearly $1 billion, according to the recent economic impact study from the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges (CCIC).

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Leading Hitler Scholar to Discuss the Making of Demagogues, April 2 at the Quick

Fairfield University’s Open VISIONS Forum will welcome historian and author Thomas Weber to the Quick Center for a discussion titled “Becoming Hitler: Lessons of the Making of Demagogues, Past and Present.”

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Rabbi Carole Balin, PhD to Present “Female Faith Leaders in Collaboration: Rabbis, Nuns, and Ministers for (nearly) 50 Years”

The 13th Annual Lecture in Jewish and Christian Engagement is co-sponsored by the Bennett Center for Judaic Studies and the Center for Catholic Studies.

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Political Experts Talk Taxes, Tolls, and Connecticut’s Future at Fairfield University MPA Summit

Third annual public forum slated to analyze Governor Lamont’s proposed public policy solutions, April 2.

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Fairfield University Rises Again in National Rankings — Grad Programs Named Among Best in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Fairfield’s business and nursing graduate programs see significant jumps in the annual rankings report.  

  • Fairfield’s business programs in finance, marketing, and accounting are ranked #1 in the state and Top 20 in the U.S. Fairfield’s part-time MBA program is #2 in the state and jumped into the Top 100 in the nation.
  • Fairfield’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) jumped 10 spots into the Top 50, second only to Yale for the best in the state. The Master of Nursing program also jumped 10 spots to 64 from 74 last year, and is among the Top 3 in the state.

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Fairfield University Among Best in the Country for Master of Science in Business Analytics Program

The ranking from College Choice puts Fairfield among the Top 10 in the country, and the only school in Connecticut in the Top 10, for their 50 Best Big Data Degrees for the University’s Master of Science in Business Analytics degree.

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