The Fairfield 2020 Lecture Series begins on Wednesday, March 19, with Jeff Selingo, author of "College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What it Means for Students." This lecture will be followed by additional speakers on April 16 and May 6. Don't miss this important series, where the campus community will be offered valuable insights into current issues facing higher education as we embark on Fairfield's strategic planning process. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged the attend these free events.
John Sculley was behind innovative marketing campaigns like the Pepsi Challenge and was recruited by Steve Jobs to helm Apple. Marketing Club event is free to Fairfield University students, staff, faculty, administration and alumni.
Michael Trafecante MBA’01 has been named Fairfield University’s new Vice President for Finance and Treasurer and chief financial officer. Trafecante has more than 20 years of financial management experience spanning the areas of public accounting, information technology, transportation, and investment management. In that time, he held leadership roles in all accounting and finance operations including planning and analysis, auditing, investor relations, treasury, internal controls and compliance, risk management, and payroll. Trafecante is a Fairfield alumnus, earning his MBA in finance in 2001
Fairfield’s Media Relations Office recently organized two media training workshops, “Meeting the Media: Enhancing Fairfield’s Visibility in the Press,” designed to build and leverage the outstanding faculty expertise of Fairfield University as a thought leadership brand. Faculty from Fairfield University’s five schools and college were represented in the workshops, facilitated by The Dilenschnieider Group. During the two four-hour workshops, which took place earlier this week in the Quick Center’s Black Box Theatre, faculty participants were presented the “do s and don’t-s” of dealing with the media followed by “mock” interview sessions where each faculty member was video-taped and then critiqued, answering questions about their individual expertise.
FAME launches with its inaugural class of entrepreneurs at an event attended by government officials, business leaders and the Fairfield University community.