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Colleen E Wilson
Dec 1, 2016

Apply To Be a CARE Leader!

Dec 1, 2016 by Colleen E Wilson

A CARE leader plays a pivotal role with supporting relationships across campus. CARE leaders work to cultivate healthy authentic relationships across campus, especially when tension exists within a community, team, etc. or between partners, roommates, etc. Care Leaders work to  develop students’ consciousness around social justice. They are responsible for cultivating a community that allows for diverse students at Fairfield University to come together and engage in dialogue on difficult t...


Janice Y Herbert
Nov 11, 2015

Enjoy some Diverse and Education Events Across Campus!

Nov 11, 2015 by Janice Y Herbert

MOST ARE FYE CREDIT! --- "The Hand That Feeds" Film Screening DiMenna Nyselius Library Multi Media Room Wednesday, November 11, 5:30 PM Film Synopsis: At a popular bakery café, residents of New York’s Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers who will fire them for calling in sick. Mild-mannered sandwich maker Mahoma López has never been inte...


Janice Y Herbert
Oct 2, 2015

STAG Talks (Sexuality, Technology, and Gender)

Oct 2, 2015 by Janice Y Herbert

We want to hear YOUR story! In celebration of LGBTQ History month, the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program is holding its first-ever night of “STAG Talks” on Thursday October 29th at 5-7 pm in the Lower Level of the Barone Campus Center. We want YOU to be a part of this event! We’re looking for folks who have ideas and stories to share on the topic of sexual and gender identity. We welcome a diversity of opinions from students, faculty, staff, and the broader community. You’re invite...


Janice Y Herbert
Oct 2, 2015

October is LGBTQ History Month!

Oct 2, 2015 by Janice Y Herbert

Join the Office of Student Diversity Programs in celebrating LGBTQ History Month this October! Keep an eye out for the variety of events put on to celebrate this special month. With the help of Fairfield Alliance and campus partners there is plenty to look out for. You will learn a lot and help us celebrate LGBTQ History and Pride!    Monday Oct 5th, Join us for a special Student Focused Safe Space Training, in Mcgrath Commons. Students will learn about the experiences of LGBTQ individuals, ...


Janice Y Herbert
Sep 21, 2015

Let's celebrate Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month!

Sep 21, 2015 by Janice Y Herbert

Our annual celebration of Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month has begun! Keep a look out for the month's events and take part in the celebration! Pedasito 9/29 - 6 p.m. BCC, Room 200 (Sponsored by S.A.L.S.A.)  Immerse yourself in Latin Culture with food and discussions about current events. Salsa Lessons 9/29 -  6:30 p.m. BCC, Lower Level (Sponsored by OSDPMA & Weeeepa!)  Learn the art of salsa with other members of the community. No Dance Experience Required! Latin Night 10/3 -  11 p.m. T...


Jessica M Ruddy
Nov 3, 2014

LGBTQ History Month!

Nov 3, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Thank you for celebrating LGBTQ History Month with us this past October! It was wonderful to experience the entertainment, education, and discussion that came with the variety of events this month. The good news is that the Office of Student Diversity Programs and Fairfield Alliance  will continue to promote awareness around all things LGBTQ as well as a continued effort to grow the Ally Network on campus. If you have any questions or ideas for future events, please visit us in BCC 100!   ...


Jessica M Ruddy
Oct 28, 2014

Be An Ally! Get Safe Space Trained TONIGHT!

Oct 28, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Join us TONIGHT for a special Student Focused Safe Space Training. 70 McCormick 1st Floor Commons at 5pm. Students will learn about the experiences of LGBTQ individuals, develop cultural competencies relative to the LGBTQ community, and learn effective tools to serve as allies to the community. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for all students! RSVP here: https://orgsync.com/96221/events/876985/occurrences/1892164


Jessica M Ruddy
Oct 27, 2014

Gender Neutral Restrooms: What are they, why are they important, and should we have them on campus?

Oct 27, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Why are Gender Neutral or Gender Inclusive Bathrooms important? Come discuss this topic in a safe and open environment. All are welcome. Dinner will be provided.  


Jessica M Ruddy
Oct 22, 2014

Today is the Day! *THRIVE* LGBTQ History Month Keynote: Jonathan Weinberg 5pm, Kelley Center Presentation Room!

Oct 22, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Jonathan Weinberg is a painter, art historian and curator. He is the author of Male Desire: the Homoerotic in American Art; Ambition and Love in American Art; and Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley and the First-American Avant-Garde. In 2010, he curated "Lost and Found: the Lesbian and Gay Presence in the Archives of American Art," and in 2011, with Barbara Buhler Lynes, "Shared Intelligence: American Painting and the Photograph" at the Georgia O'Ke...


Jessica M Ruddy
Oct 15, 2014

LOVE is LOVE T-Shirt Sales Happening Now!

Oct 15, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Fairfield Alliance's LOVE is LOVE t-shirts sales are happening now! Grab yours at the Barone Campus Center Information Desk for only $10 every Wednesday during October from 11am-2pm. Support Fairfield Alliance! 


Jessica M Ruddy
Oct 14, 2014

Calling All Students: Safe Space Training October 28th!

Oct 14, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Join us for a special Student Focused Safe Space Training. Students will learn about the experiences of LGBTQ individuals, develop cultural competencies relative to the LGBTQ community, and learn effective tools to serve as allies to the community. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for all students! RSVP Today: https://orgsync.com/96221/events/876476/occurrences/1890910 


Jessica M Ruddy
Oct 14, 2014

As Hispanic/ Latino Heritage Month Comes to An End

Oct 14, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Hispanic/ Latino Heritage Month "officially" ends tomorrow, October 15th. We hope the spirit of celebration will continue throughout the year. The Office of Student Involvement thanks you for taking time to celebrate with us this past month.  If you have any ideas or suggestions for future programs, please stop by BCC 100. We would love to hear your thoughts!  


Jessica M Ruddy
Oct 9, 2014

DiMenna-Nyselius Library Celebrate LGBTQ History Month!

Oct 9, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Be sure to check out the LGBTQ History Month exhibit on the main level of the library! 


Jessica M Ruddy
Sep 30, 2014

October is LGBTQ History Month!

Sep 30, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Join the Office of Student Diversity Programs in celebrating LGBTQ History Month this October! Keep an eye out for the variety of events put on to celebrate this special month. With the help of Fairfield Alliance and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, there is an event for everyone! From crafts to lectures-you will learn a lot and help us celebrate LGBTQ History and Pride!  


Jessica M Ruddy
Sep 12, 2014

Let's Celebrate Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month 2014!

Sep 12, 2014 by Jessica M Ruddy

Monday begins our annual celebration of Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month! Keep a look out for the month's events and take part in the celebration!