Center for Faith & Public Life Open House

Please join us in Canisius 200 for an open house on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. 

JUHAN Student Club

Join JUHAN! Last year sponsored an alternative spring break trip to work with refugees in Texas, had a refugee camp simulation; and advocated/ fundraised for when emergencies struck.

Wednesdays at 7:00pm in CNS 200 September 13; September 27; October 11; October 25; November 8; November 29 

UN International Day of Peace

Stop by the JUHAN table! September 21st, Lower Level BCC from 12 to 4 *Event sponsored by the College Democrats 

Refugee Mentoring Program

Mentoring will take place in the Lower Level BCC on Wed 3-4:30; A WEEKLY COMMITMENT is required throughout the fall semester. If interested, contact Camille Giacovas: 

CRS Ambassador Training

Interested in becoming a Catholic Relief Services Ambassador? CRS offers a training to help interested students start, deepen and grow their CRS Student Ambassador chapter on campus. Contact JUHAN to find out more about the training. Saturday, September 30th 

Humanitarian Action Day

Are you ready for the day when a little friendly competition can change the world? Join us on the court for Save the Children’s Dodgeball Throwdown! 

November 15th, DODGE BALLS - SAVE KIDS 

Fall 2017 Career & Internship Fair

Take advantage of this great event to explore future career opportunities or internships. Wednesday, September 27 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Leslie C. Quick Jr. Recreation Complex 

Information Meeting: JUHAN Alternative Spring Break Trip to Abilene, TX

Work with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to help resettled refugees. Each year, thousands of refugees who are forced to flee conflict or persecution, are invited by the U.S. to seek safety and freedom. In Abilene, the IRC helps them rebuild their lives. You can help too! Wednesday, October 11th, 6pm in Canisius 200 

Hope Club

Are you interested in sharing your experiences with middle and high school refugee youth? We are looking for guest speakers in the following areas of interest: medicine, business, law, media/film studies, education, athletics, computers, engineering, social justice, music, performing arts, nutrition. If you are interested and available on one of the following days 10/17/17, 11/14/17, 12/5/17 from 3:30 -5pm, please contact Julie Mughal:

SBP-Friends of Rockaway Build

Join the Friends of Rockaway (FoR), a community-based nonprofit organization, to help rebuild Hurricane Sandy-impacted families who were displaced from the storm and cannot afford to rebuild on their own. Trip sponsored in collaboration with Engineers without Borders Club. Saturday, October 21st. Sign up on OrgSync 

Fall 2017 United Nations Immersion Trip

Friday, October 27h - The Annual United Nations Global Citizenship Seminar is offered through the Center for Faith and Public Life (CFPL). Students will tour the United Nations and receive detailed briefings focusing on humanitarian issues, refugees, human trafficking, and other forces behind Global Migration. Contact Karen Pritchard: for more details 

Festival of Faiths

Stop by the Common Ground / JUHAN Table to learn where faith and humanitarian action intersect! November 1, 1-4pm Lower Level BCC 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Back to School Event

New York City. TBD email Julie Mughal: for more details. 

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice 2017

The Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice is an annual gathering for members of the Ignatian family (Jesuit institutions and larger church) to come together in the context of social justice and solidarity to learn, reflect, pray, network, and advocate together. November 4-6, 2017 in DC. To register email Julie Mughal: 

Spend Spring Break in DC! 

Spend spring break on the Center for Faith & Public Life’s immersion trip to DC. Students meet Fairfield alumni, tour the Capitol with legislative staffers, participate in meetings hosted by senior personnel, and visit with international NGOs—all adding up to an amazing, unforgettable spring break. Application due November 29th – contact Karen Pritchard: 

Council on Foreign Relations Series

CFR's Academic Conference Call series provides students the opportunity to interact with experts. Canisius 200

  • Media Literacy in an Era of Fake News

    Wednesday, September 13, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

  • The Role of the United Nations in Global Governance Wed, September 27, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

  • U.S.-Latin America Relations
    Wednesday, October 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

  • Dashed Hopes of the Arab Spring Wednesday, October 25, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

  • Conflict Prevention and Mitigation Wednesday, November 8, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

  • Revolutionary Movements and International Relations
    Wednesday, November 15, 12:00 - 1:00pm

  • The State of the World
    Wednesday, November 29, 12:00-1:00 p.m. 


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