Center for Faith & Public Life Events


A Special Event with Zach Anner, Have a Little Faith from Soul Pancake (Register for this event)
Location: Oak Room
Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 5
Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 5, 2015

As part of World Interfaith Harmony Week, Zach Anner, host of Have a Little Faith on Soul Pancake will talk about his work in exploring different religion for the show. Not to be missed! Sponsored by JUHAN, Common Ground, Campus Ministry and Mission & Identity. Pizza will be served.

For more information, send an e-mail to jmughal@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000 ext 3415.


JUHAN-Water Film Series (Register for this event)
Location: Library Multimedia Room
Date: Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 12, 2015

As part of the Water Film series, JUHAN will be sponsoring Deepa Mehta’s “Water.” Set in 1938 in colonial India, the film focuses on a group of widows forced by Hindu law to spend the rest of their lives in an ashram, on the banks of the Ganges.

For more information, send an e-mail to jmughal@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000 ext 3415.


Hungering for Peace: Stories of Syrian Refugees (Register for this event)
Location:
Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 26, 2015

In our continuing efforts to inform the campus community about the ongoing conflict and suffering in Syria, Soha Menassa, Project Manager, Lebanon Catholic Relief Services will present on her experiences working with Syrian refugees and the help that CRS is providing. February 26, 7pm, Location TBD

For more information, send an e-mail to jmughal@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000 ext 3415.


Student-Run Alternative Break Service Trip (Register for this event)
Location: International Rescue Committee, Atlanta, GA
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 to Saturday, March 14, 2015

Registration Deadline: Saturday, March 7, 2015

Students will travel to Atlanta, GA to work with the International Rescue Committee. The IRC provides opportunities for refugees to thrive in America. In Atlanta and many other regional offices across the country, the IRC helps them rebuild their lives. International Rescue Committee, Atlanta, GA

For more information, send an e-mail to jmughal@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000 ext 3415.


Washington D.C. Student Immersion (Register for this event)
Location: Washington D.C.
Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015 to Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 8, 2015

Students will get to know D.C. and the people who run it through the eyes of Fairfield Alum living and working there, touring the Capitol, participating in meetings hosted by a World Bank official, and visiting with Homeland Security personnel - all adding up to an amazing, unforgettable spring break!

For more information, send an e-mail to kparkinson@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000 ext 3415.


Jamil Ahmad, Deputy Director, United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) New York Office, with a special emphasis on water. (Register for this event)
Location: Diffley Board Room
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

UNEP is the voice for the environment in the United Nations system by providing leadership and encouraging partnerships to care for the environment while enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

For more information, send an e-mail to jmughal@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000 ext 3415.


JUHAN 2015 Conference: Ending Enduring Human Suffering (Register for this event)
Location: John Carroll University
Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to Friday, June 12, 2015

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 1, 2015

A cornerstone of JUHAN are the student leadership conferences. The conferences are intensive immersion programs that orient students and faculty to all facets of humanitarian emergencies. Contact Julie Mughal (x3505 or visit CNS 200) for more information on the 2015 conference and submission deadlines for papers and panels!

For more information, send an e-mail to jmughal@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000 ext 3415.


Summer Service Trip with Simply Smiles (Register for this event)
Location: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation, SD
Date: Sunday, August 23, 2015 to Sunday, August 30, 2015

Registration Deadline: Saturday, May 30, 2015

Simply Smiles is a not-for-profit organization that provides bright futures for impoverished children, their families, and their communities. On the Reservation in South Dakota, students will spend the week doing home construction projects and running summer camps for kids.

For more information, send an e-mail to kparkinson@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000 ext 3415.