Alyssa Pilkington ’19 has been on the Dean's list every semester since she enrolled at Fairfield. Originally from Burlington, Connecticut, she is pursuing a philosophy major with a minor in health studies.
Andrew Danick ’17, a Wallingford, Connecticut native, always wanted to attend a university with a strong sense of community, where professors really care about the success of their students. Fairfield has proven to be that place.
As the first member of his family to attend college, Mike Guarnieri '84 has been donating to Fairfield University since the day he graduated.
When applying for college, Fred DeMarco ’66, a Massachusetts native, felt that Fairfield University was a natural fit.
Michele Rae ’74 describes herself as “an outdoor enthusiast and aging athlete”, which is certainly an understatement.
"Growing up in a single parent home in the 1950s and 60s carried much more of a stigma than it does today," says Michael Holbrook ’70, MA'75.
Jorge Chiluisa ’89, M’06, P’17,’20,’21 and his wife, Victoria (Tori) P’17,’20,’21, are part of a proud Fairfield legacy family.
Bertha (Bert) Gallant ’74 is a member of the first class of women to attend Fairfield University. Though she is now retired, she isn't slowing down anytime soon! She's busy preparing her Jeep Wrangler for off-roading, training for a CrossFit competition, and keeping in touch with her alma mater.
"Fairfield produces engineers who know how to speak and write," says Liam Baker ’93, who majored in mechanical engineering.
With a bachelor's degree in accounting from Fairfield, and an MBA from the University of Arizona, Dave Cowen's early career in finance evolved from auditor and accountant to financial analyst and trader for 13 years at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Currently, he is a financial analyst at U.S. Trust/Bank of America in New York City.
Pioneers. That’s what Dr. Robert Conti ’51, P’90 and his fellow classmates felt like as members of the first class at Fairfield University.
Paul Huston ’82 credits Fairfield's small campus environment for his successful development as a student and a person.
George Lawrence likes to say his profession is a "marriage of love"- his love of golf and painting. Lawrence's portraits and realistic paintings of fairways from around the globe have been exhibited in country clubs and galleries across the country, and in magazines such as House, The Met Golfer, and Golf Digest.
Fairfield, Conn. has been Alex Micklos' home since he was a boy. After he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1963, he stayed in the area, finding his calling at Peoples Bank (now Peoples United Bank) in Bridgeport, where he worked for over 30 years and watched the business evolve from a small mutual savings bank to a multi-faceted institution.
After graduating with an accounting degree in 1962, George Mihalik joined Deloitte & Touche (then Haskins and Sells), became a certified public accountant, and audited companies in a wide range of industries, including construction, shipping, food service, and banking.
After graduating from Fairfield in 1975 with a B.A. in politics, followed by a law degree from Syracuse University in 1978, Jon served as a captain and criminal defense attorney in the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General's Corps.
Although her degree was in management information systems (MIS), Susan Rudolph ’89 has primarily worked in finance-related roles for most of her career — as an internal auditor, controller, finance business partner, and CFO.
After graduating from Fairfield with a degree in biology from the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Salvatore 'Sal' Santella '53, began his journey into the world of medicine.
Joseph F. Walton ’75 is senior vice president for Global Operations and Human Resources for EMC Corporation, one of the world's largest IT providers, with revenues of almost $22 billion in 2012.
Roland J. Zwiebel ’65 grew up in Waterbury, Conn., where he had a wonderful dentist who, he says, “took the time to explain what he was doing,” and was the inspiration for Dr. Zwiebel’s future career. Being from a family of engineers, he was mechanically inclined.
After graduating from Fairfield with a degree in English, Tom Franko ’69, a Bridgeport, Conn., native, built the foundation of his law career by becoming an English teacher at an upstate New York school where he also coached wrestling, directed the junior play and was president of the local teachers' union.