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Joseph and Mary Carlucci, P’18,’10,’09 to Receive Parent Leadership Award, April 19

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Joseph and Mary Carlucci, P’18,’10,’09

At the 30th annual Fairfield Awards Dinner this year, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City, the Carluccis will be honored for their outstanding leadership and volunteer commitment to Fairfield.

We have seen firsthand how essential the giving of one’s time, talents and treasure is to the lifeblood of the school . . .

As co-chairs of the Parents Leadership Council and hosts of many memorable student send-offs, Joseph and Mary’s passion and commitment to Fairfield University is an inspiration to all. Stag pride is a family affair for the Carluccis as their son, senior Ryan Carlucci ’18 follows in the footsteps of alumni brothers Nicholas Carlucci ’10 and Patrick Carlucci ’09. In addition, Mary and Joseph Carlucci have made a Fairfield education possible for other deserving students, through the establishment of an endowed scholarship.

“Because our sons have attended Catholic schools from pre-kindergarten through college, we have seen firsthand how essential the giving of one’s time, talents and treasure is to the lifeblood of the school,” Joe said about why they first became involved with the Parents Leadership Council.

“It is a way to express our appreciation to the University for providing our sons with a strong and challenging academic foundation immersed in the Jesuit tradition,” Joe continued. “They have been encouraged and inspired to look beyond themselves.”

Joe and Mary are ardent advocates and supporters of Catholic education at every level where the development of the whole student is fostered and nurtured — academically, spiritually, physically, civically, and morally.

It is Fairfield’s identity as a Catholic, Jesuit university along with its commitment to a quality liberal arts education and its close proximity to the beach and New York City that first appealed to their oldest son, Patrick, when he first walked onto Fairfield’s campus for a tour. 

“Its appeal went beyond the beauty of the campus and its welcoming environment,” Mary said. “It was the experiences that were available to students in and out of the classroom. Our sons credit Fairfield, in part, and are grateful for their lifelong friendships, for helping them realize their individual potential and abilities.”

As parents, the Carluccis have seen how each of their three sons developed as learners and students in their respective chosen fields during their years at Fairfield and said they appreciate how well Fairfield has cultivated their sons’ development and prepared them for their careers.

“But, we are most proud that Jesuit education has inspired our sons to use their talents and abilities to not only be strong men, good husbands, fathers,” the Carluccis continued. “But to also be moral and ethical leaders and citizens with faith, compassion, kindness, and respect for others.” 

Learn more about the Fairfield Awards Dinner and register to attend the April 19 event at fairfield.edu/awardsdinner. For more information about sponsorships and tickets, please contact Anissa DeMatteo at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2115 or adematteo@fairfield.edu

The Fairfield Awards Dinner

Date: April 19, 2018
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

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For more information and to register, please visit fairfield.edu/awardsdinner or contact Anissa DeMatteo at 203-254-4000, ext. 2115.


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