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ϲʹLegacy Association

Did you know that 20% of ϲʹ graduates are members of a legacy family?

ϲʹ’s legacy families consist of students and alumni whose family members - including parents, grandparents, and/or siblings - attended or currently attend Fairfield. The University truly values our legacy families’ continued involvement and contributions and hosts a number of special programs to help legacy families stay in touch with ϲʹand one another.

Legacy Programs

Alumni & Family Weekend Legacy Reception
Save the Date: October 19, 2024

All ϲʹlegacy alumni, students and their families are invited to campus to celebrate their ϲʹFamilies at a special reception during Alumni & Family Weekend.

Thank you to the nearly 300 alumni, students and family members who attended the 2023 Alumni & Family Weekend Legacy Reception!

ϲʹ Legacy Scholarship
(Formerly: Alumni Association Sons & Daughters Scholarship)

Potential recipients must be a current undergraduate ϲʹ student and have a minimum of one (1) parent or grandparent who is a recipient of an undergraduate or graduate level ϲʹ degree. Eligibility is contingent upon demonstrated significant financial need and good academic standing (3.0 cumulative GPA). All legacy sons, daughters, and/or grandchildren who are current undergraduate students are eligible for consideration. Those qualified will be reviewed by the Office of Financial Aid.

The purpose of the scholarship is to aid ϲʹ sons, daughters, grandsons and granddaughters who are current undergraduate students at ϲʹ; to encourage them to continue their hard work and to reward their high academic achievement, financial need, and school/community service in their first year and remaining years at Fairfield.

Once the recipient(s) have been chosen, they will be notified formally via their Financial Aid packet directly through Financial Aid. The scholarship is a renewable award that will remain payable for a maximum of three years provided the recipient remains in compliance with the aforementioned qualifications. For more information, please contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Legacy Family Spotlights

Gregory Family

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Gregory Family

“Not only are we family, but we share a bond through our love for and dedication to ϲʹ over three generations.”

Kelly Family

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Kelly Family

“We are all so proud to have been educated in the Jesuit tradition. ϲʹhas continually demonstrated that they value their alumni as they have shown their generosity to any qualified applicants from our family time and time again.”

Ronan Family

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Ronan Family

“I have a great sense of pride knowing that my son is carrying on the family tradition of a ϲʹ education. Whether it is attending the Legacy Brunch on Parents’ Weekend, going to a ϲʹStags basketball game, or visiting the bookstore to pick up some new gear, each visit evokes great memories and stories that we share with each other.”

Conroy Family

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Conroy Family

“The Jesuit ideal of being men and women for others is something that we try to live up to the best that we can. We feel very fortunate for all the opportunities that were given to us throughout our lives and it’s important for us to give back in any way that we can.”

Dunn Family

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Dunn Family

“It is the thrill of a lifetime to share my ϲʹLegacy with two of my sons and now a grandson. I came to this campus as a Prep Freshman in 1949, and to still be involved with ϲʹ69 years later, and experiencing Fairfield's growth in reputation and physical plant, is truly a blessing.”

Mazzucco Caruso Family

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Mazzucco Caruso Family

“A ϲʹeducation assists students to develop into well rounded individuals who are able to stretch their intellectual curiosity while encouraging a deeper understanding of their place in society. As a result, ϲʹembodies the values that our family believes in and fosters creativity and moral responsibility. Although the campus has changed dramatically over our family's three generations, these values have remained the same.”

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