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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.

June 2020

Fairfield’s Student Alumni Association Earns Bronze CASE Circle of Excellence Award

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education awarded a Bronze CASE Circle of Excellence Award in Student Advancement/Student-led Engagement Initiatives, to Fairfield’s Student Alumni Association for its Teddy Bears with Love drive.

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Westport Library and Fairfield University Quick Center for the Arts Present Podcast Series With Miggs and Trace Burroughs

The Burroughs brothers, longtime Westporters, launched the series with a live podcast from the Westport Library’s new studio space for filmmaking, music production, and podcasting nearly 12 months ago, during the library’s post-renovation reopening.

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Quick Center and Bridgeport Schools Move to Virtual Arts Partnership

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts continued its “Arts for All” partnership with Bridgeport Public Schools by moving access to the arts onto a virtual platform.

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Fairfield University’s Class of 2024 Among Strongest Academically in University History

Fairfield’s Class of 2024 presented a new record applicant pool, as well as the second largest first-year headcount in University history.

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Fairfield University Announces New Dean of Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions

Laurie L. Grupp, PhD, has been appointed dean of Fairfield University’s Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions, effective July 1, 2020.

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Fairfield University Art Museum Donates Art Supplies to Area Students

Art supplies are being donated to Bridgeport, Conn. area students to address online learning needs that have arisen as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Fairfield University Among Top 10 Best Catholic Colleges in National Ranking

In the annual College Consensus ranking, Fairfield University was the only Connecticut university to make the top 10.

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Fairfield Launches New Master of Science in Management Program for Non-Business Majors

The one-year, 30-credit program has been added to Fairfield Dolan’s roster of nationally-ranked graduate degree programs, in response to growing demand from arts and science and engineering students seeking critical business skills.

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Center for Ignatian Spirituality Provides Virtual Support and Addresses the Effects of Trauma

Fairfield’s Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality is offering the community an array of programming — from one-on-one spiritual direction to virtual retreats — to help provide connection and support through the Covid-19 pandemic.

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January 2020

Paul Lakeland, PhD of Fairfield University Named 2020 Recipient of the Hellwig Award

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities will present Dr. Lakeland with this prestigious award for outstanding contributions to Catholic intellectual life on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

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Fairfield University and Fairfield College Preparatory School Welcome New Prep President, Christian J. Cashman

Cashman returns to the school having served as President of Northwest Catholic in Hartford.

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Streaming Wars: Competition for Your Subscription, Feb. 21 Panel Discussion at Fairfield University

Panelists will explore the changes in consumer media consumption, evaluate the players, from streaming wars powerhouses to minor players, and discuss how the introduction of new streaming services is disrupting the industry, and the impact on consumers.

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Vuyani Dance Theatre to perform Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Bolero at Fairfield University's Quick Center, Jan. 31

This innovative, visually stunning full-length performance at the Quick Center is part of Vuyani Dance Theatre’s U.S. tour.

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Theatre Fairfield presents David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Drama, Rabbit Hole, Jan. 17 – 19

Fairfield University’s resident production company, kicks off the New Year with four performances of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Rabbit Hole.

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Fairfield University Art Museum Presents Gifts of Gold: The Art of Japanese Lacquer Boxes

The exhibition will feature the art of Japanese Lacquer Boxes from the 15th through 21st centuries. On view January 16 – May 15, 2020.

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Fairfield University Art Museum Presents Archives of Consciousness 6 Cuban Artists

The Fairfield University Art Museum announces an art exhibition featuring works by internationally renowned, legendary artists of Cuba. On view January 24 - May 15, 2020.

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