Princeton Alumni Association
Fairfield County

Our mission - to provide a sense of community through educational, social, community service, and networking opportunities.
"Princeton in the Nation's Service and in the Service of All Nations."


PAAFC is open to all Princeton undergraduate and graduate alumni, spouses, parents, and friends.
Our fiscal year starts July 1st and runs through June 30th. Please volunteer your time and/or your ideas. Please show your support and enjoy a little orange and black camaraderie!  (PAAFC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.)

click here to Pay Dues Online HERE!


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Princeton Global NetNight
Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6-8pm

100 Prospect Street, North Tower Penthouse, Stamford

Building parking is accessible from North St  ramp.

Career and Life Vision: Define Your Legacy

Facilitated networking, light dinner.
Martha Kramer '79

This year, the Alumni Council Committee on Careers is pleased to be partnering with the Office of Career Services using concepts from the new Career and Life Vision program focusing on three areas:

 1. Understanding the difference between a job, career and calling
2. Evaluating how well your career fits your aspirations
3. Introduction to limiting beliefs

Using concepts from the Career and Life Vision Program (the same program launched on campus in January 2014), video segments and interactive exercises will help you discover new insights about yourself and what matters most to you. You will leave Global NetNight with a new understanding of yourself and inspiration to follow the path most consistent with your unique vision of a happy and meaningful life.. Free for PAAFC members. Paid-up members, simply send an email to

GNN registration
Name of member or guest, Yr

For a complete list of regional associations participating and their locations, click here

Click here to view a message from Pulin Sanghvi, Executive Director of Princeton Career Services, regarding Global NetNight 2015:

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

A reprise of last year's special networking event which focuses on the exploding business of energy efficiency and environmental measures in the Real Estate industry and the diverse career opportunities in this space.

Keynote Speaker:
We are honored to announce that Robert Klee '96, Commissioner of the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), will be our special guest. (bio)

This will be an afternoon event at The Audubon Center of Greenwich at 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich. We will meet in the Kimberlin Education building which itself is an example of "green design" initiatives including many recycled materials, conservation efforts and a geothermal HVAC system. ( If you have additional time, it is also an opportunity to explore Audubon Greenwich and its exceptional hiking trails.

Registration details - Coming soon!

Questions or suggestions for the Tigers with Green Stripes event:


Save the Date - Tuesday, May 5th 2015

President Eisgruber


comes to Connecticut !!!
Details TBD



Support our Tigers on the road! While we organize some tailgates and after-game gatherings, some are more informal. Please reach out if you have an idea even if it is simply to post a suggestion of where to get together pre-post game.

Women's Basketball - New Haven, Saturday, February 14, 7pm
(starting off the season 17-0!)

"Education Through Athletics"
Full Schedule (search for "Conn"):


Opportunities to network with neighboring CT regional associations

PAAEC (New Haven, Eastern CT) -

PACC (Hartford, Central and Northern CT) -


Congratulations and welcome to the Class of 2018!!!

and thanks to the dedicated efforts of the Fairfield County Alumni Schools Committee


Got an idea? Get involved! Tell us what you're interested in.

PPIRR Committee
Connecticut-Committee Chair: Alan Rosner
[for more information on PPIRR, click here]

Alumni Schools Committee
Volunteer as an alumni interviewer!
 Interested in sharing your experience and interviewing high school students applying to Princeton?
Contact the Alumni Schools Committee to find out how you can help.
Delphine Knight Brown '85 and Eileen Ohnell '75

Young Alumni - Tiger Strong!
See photos from past gatherings on PAAFC's Facebook page

Potlucks, movies, game nights ... Mary Thierry '12 is welcoming ideas for new events for the coming year.

Ivy Softball Challenge
Last year, we shared the field with Cornell at Westport's Sherwood Island Park. 2012 was our kickoff event, but the subsequent year was  postponed due to Sandy... We could use a "captain" or "co-captains" to rally the team again. Please contact us.

Annual Picnic at Greenwich Polo - Summer
Lisa Carpenter, organizer

Community Service

Norwalk River Valley Trail Clean-up 2010

  and more


For a sample of past programs, click here

What do you want to see next year with PAAFC?

Send us your thoughts via email.  Please identify your Princeton affiliation.

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Upcoming Campus Events:

Alumni Day 2015, 100th Anniversary: Friday Feb 20 & Saturday Feb 21
 May 28-31 Reunions 2015!


This website was created by and for the Princeton Association of Fairfield County. Although we make every effort to keep this information accurate, we cannot guarantee it. Information is intended as communication of a personal nature among its members.  Use of this information for any other purpose is strictly prohibited.


2013 October Lamb Roast PHOTOS!


Planning Meetings:

FY14 - July 1 2013- June 30 2014
Sept 18

For a sample of past programs, click here

As always, we welcome your suggestions and feedback.

Jackie Alexander '84, President

Mark Markiewicz '72 *74, Treasurer

Beth Johnson Nixon '82, Secretary

Mary Solanto '73 Vice President

Delphine Knight-Brown '85, and
Eileen Ohnell '75, Schools Committee Chair

Mary Thierry '12, Young Alumni

Community Service Coordinator
Book/Speaker Programs
Scholarship Liaison

These are our specific needs, but if you have an interest, let us know!
E-mail us..

---------Other CT links/news:

PAA of Eastern CT (PAAECT's membership area starts east of Fairfield County - from the New Haven area and extending  through the southern coastline to CT's eastern border) -

PAA of Eastern CT Blog

PA of Central CT (PACC's membership area covers Hartford and CT areas further east and north)


Princeton activity in CT >

Dr. Ryan O'Connell '94
"Engineering Patient Safety"

---------Other Princeton links/news:

Three CT alumni organizations share Alumni Council Award!

The three organizations (PAAFC, PAAEC and PACC) have been working together for the past few years. Our mutual support was noticed outside of Connecticut. At the 2011 Reunions in May, the three Connecticut alumni organizations were awarded the Committee on Regional Associations Award for Innovation. The Alumni Council cited the three associations for institutionalizing the practice of ongoing collaboration with neighboring regional associations to engage all Princeton alumni living in the state of Connecticut.

The three CT regional area presidents and representatives receiving the Committee on Regional Associations Award for Innovation  from Charlene Huang,'88 Chair AC Regional Affairs at Reunions 2011.

Princeton Alumni Weekly

see for sports updates.

The Daily Princetonian


Looking for another way to CONNECT?

Use the Connecticut Tigers "discussion group" to post information, experiences, contacts, opinions, and/or advice about matters of potential interest to local CT Princeton alumni. Anyone can opt-in and join. Use it as a way to reach out to those who live, work or have an interest in networking with Princetonians in all three CT regional associations (PAAFC, PAAEC, PACC).

To register,

  1. Go to the TigerNet Website
  2. Click "Discussion Groups" on the left sidebar
  3. Log in
  4. Click on "Regional" under "Discussion Group Categories"
  5. Scroll down to "Connecticut Tigers" and click "View Group Homepage"
  6. Fill in the form at he bottom of the page and click "Subscribe"

Once subscribed, you need only send an email to the group address ( which will send an email to all those who have subscribed to this opt-in service.

Group Address:


Next year's GNN will be February 25th 2014.

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ALUMNI CONNECTIONS - All alumni are invited to participate
in a student-alumni networking event on
Wednesday, November 13, 6-8pm, Prospect House
Sponsored by Career Services at Princeton University

Click here for invitation and registration

Thank you!