Art show to honor late award-winning artist, and more The Princeton Review compiled its list of the best MBA programs from surveys of business school administrators in the 2020-21 school year. It also took into account data from surveys of more than 18,900 graduate students in business administration between 2018 and the current school year. Its 80-question poll surveyed academics, the student body and campus life, in addition to asking students about themselves and their career plans. Jack Welch College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The school’s faculty members are recognized academics and experienced business practitioners. Students complete compulsory courses and a comprehensive project, working with their peers to help local businesses develop a product or service, under the guidance of the faculty. The college operates from the west campus of Sacred Heart University at 5151 Park Ave. in Fairfield, at a facility that offers technology-enhanced classrooms and laboratories for financial computing, modeling, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. The college also has a trading room, a makerspace, a student start-up incubator, a coworking space that houses many start-ups and other educational arrangements. Visit Sacredheart.edu/majors–programs/business-administration—mba/ to learn more. A resident submits weather photos of Penfield Beach Matthew Podolsky of Fairfield recently emailed two weather photos to the Fairfield Citizen. On January 2, the weather was in its 40s and cloudy with very few shades of blue in the background on Penfield Beach in Fairfield. Wakeman Boys & Girls Club Southport Clubhouse receives $ 5,000 The Southport Clubhouse of the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club received a $ 5,000 grant from Southern Connecticut Gas. The money comes from the Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit program. The funding will help the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club carry out energy efficient projects to maintain its Southport Clubhouse. According to information from Southport Clubhouse unit manager Tim Cepetelli, 60% of the operating budget of the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club is supported by private contributors like AVANGRID, Inc., the power company and their subsidiaries. AVANGRID’s subsidiaries, United Illuminiating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, recently distributed $ 450,000 in grants to 65 nonprofit organizations. The Wakeman Boys & Girls Club has been providing a venue for youth and teens after school, evenings and weekends since 1913. The organization serves 3,330 young people each year through its Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse in Bridgeport, Southport Clubhouse and sites based in McKinley and Holland. The schools of the hill. Visit wakemanclub.org for more information on the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club. Native of Fairfield, next speaker of the astronomical society Clare Burhenne, Fellow of the Westport Astronomical Society and Ph.D. of Rutgers University. student, is the next speaker in the Astronomical Society’s online science lecture series. Burhenne will speak at 8 p.m. on January 18. The conference will be titled: “Physical Properties and History of Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. “ The conference will be hosted as a Zoom webinar and live stream on YouTube. Members of the public will be able to ask questions and participate in the meeting live. The observatory and the classroom of the Astronomical Society will be closed. Burhenne is from Fairfield. She and her family have been members of the Astronomical Society for almost 10 years. Art gallery hosting the reception of an artist member of the jury The public is invited to a reception at the Art / Place Gallery in Fairfield on Sunday to honor and remember the late Barbara Bernstein with an art exhibition of several of her paintings. Bernstein has already participated in more than 200 group and national art exhibitions, including Salmagundi, the Allied Artists of America and Art of the Northeast. Bernstein won 40 awards in addition to the Grumbacher Gold Medallion for his outstanding achievements in oil painting. She has also served on a jury for the Connecticut Watercolor Society, Connecticut Women Artists, and the New Haven Paint and Clay Club. Bernstein’s works are also in many private and public collections, including those of General Electric Corp., the City of Westport, and the Connecticut National Bank. The Art / Place Gallery is located at 70 Sanford St. and shares space with the Fairfield Theater Company. The exhibition opened at the gallery on Monday and ends on January 30. It can be seen every day from noon to 5 p.m. Call 646-258-6912 for more information.