Florham Campus Next Month

May 2017

1 Mon.–31 Wed.; Display, Hudson River School Art Reproductions, works by artists of Hudson River School; Reference Room, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 8:30 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m. (closed 29 Mon., Memorial Day Holiday), free, for information call 973-443-8516.

1 Mon.; Mandatory Compliance Training, on Clery Act, Anti-Harassment and Nondiscrimination in accordance with Title IX and Protecting Minors on Campus, sponsored by human resources; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10–11:30 a.m. and 1–2:30 p.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

1 Mon.; Comedic Drama, “Run-On Sentence,” inspired by playwright’s experience working with incarcerated women, featuring student cast and crew, commissioned by Prison Performing Arts, written and directed by Stacie Lents, theater and director of acting, lighting design by David Landau, film; set design by Maiko Chii, set/costume designer and owner, Clear Box Productions, LLC; and sound design by Sean McGrath, actor/writer/director; Barn Theater, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 students/FDU community, for reservations email kayleighcorn@yahoo.com, for information email eaking@student.fdu.edu.

2 Tue.; Small Business Week Celebration, “Who Do You Have to Be to Take Your Business to the Next Level?” keynote speaker Laura Berman Fortgang, business owner/author/speaker/career and business coach; panelists Katherine O’Hara, founder/president, The O’Hara Project; Stephen Bienko, CEO, Fownders; and Rosanne DeTorres, managing partner/co-founder, DeTorres and DeGeorge Family Law; moderated by Donna Miller, president/founder, c3 Workplace, co-sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Constant Contact; Coughlin Duffy LLP, DeTorres and DeGeorge Family Law; Generic Brand Human; Alex E. Krasnomowitz, CPA, LLC; Minuteman Press; Morris County Chamber of Commerce; Paradigm Marketing and Design; Park Avenue Club; Star99.1 FM; and Valley National Bank; Park Avenue Club, 184 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., $45 with registration through April 21, $55 thereafter, for registration go to http://www.c3workplace.com/events/small-business-week-2017/, for information call 973-443-8887 or email tpakay@fdu.edu.

2 Tue.; 2017 FDUFilm Richard J. Turick Screenings, featuring student thesis films (in order of screening times) “Touch and Go” (Danah Lassiter), “Wallace” (Hasaanah Abdul-Wahid), “Unheard” (Lauren Ide), “Roots” (Gregg Chanik), “Cerebral” (Tim Doran), “Lower Slower” (Fosher Vernon), “Break” (Aaron Carbullido), “Boogie Man” (Whitney Curry), “Necromancer” (Rue Snyder), “Lotus” (Will Ahearn), “NightGuard” (Gabe Waldman) and “Of Dionysus” (Scott Giameo); Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, N.J., 6:30 p.m., $5, RSVP necessary, to RSVP go to http://www.myfdu.net/fdufilm (bring confirmation email to gain entry to theater), for information call 973-443-8646.

3 Wed.–7 Sun.; Play, “The Idiot,” by Fyodor Dostoevsky; adapted for stage by Simon Gray; directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Wed.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 5 Fri., 11 a.m. (for high-school students); $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community/students, up to 30 free tickets available per high school (for 5 Fri. 11 a.m. show), for tickets and information call 973-443-8644 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/becton-college/visual-and-performing-arts/theater/this-season-on-stage/.

4 Thu.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Conference Fritz Lounge, Second Floor, Hennessy Hall, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free, by appointment, for appointment and information call 1-800-732-8353 or go to http://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

4 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

6 Sun.; Last Day of Classes, Spring Semester.

8 Mon.–13 Sat.; Final Examinations.

8 Mon.; Premiere Party, “Treasures of New Jersey,” inaugural episode of PBS documentary series featuring Florham — from its inception as an estate to its current incarnation as campus of FDU, sponsored by Provost’s Office; Lenfell Hall and Portico, Hennessy Hall, 5–7 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Tue.; 2017 Animation Thesis Exhibits, evolution of students’ thesis projects from idea phase to final digital animation, sponsored by visual/performing arts; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 973-443-8693 or email robin_barkley@fdu.edu.

9 Tue.; Late Night Breakfast, sponsored by Florham Programming Committee and campus life; Dining Hall, Student Center, 10 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

10 Wed.; Year-end Barbecue, sponsored by Provost’s Office; Italian Gardens and Portico, Hennessy Hall, noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for faculty and staff only.

10 Wed.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Thu.; Graduate Business Information Session, learn about MBA and MS programs, GMAT test prep and graduate scholarship opportunities; and meet with admissions and academic advisers, co-sponsored by graduate admissions and Silberman College of Business; Admissions Presentation Room, Rothman Building, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/graduate-business-information-session/.

13 Sat.; Semester Ends, 11 p.m.

15 Mon.; Senior Reception, for graduating students and their families, sponsored by Campus Provost’s Office; Clowney Gardens, Italian Gardens, Portico and Hennessy Hall, 5 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff, graduating students and their families.

16 Tue.; Fairleigh Dickinson University 74th Commencement Ceremony; MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J., 10 a.m., free, for information call 973-443-8935 or go to http://www.fdu.edu/commencement.

16 Tue.; Morris Tech Meetup, “Using Tech to Build a Better Stock Exchange,” keynote speaker Ronan Ryan, president, IEX (The Investors Exchange), sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6:30–9 p.m., $5, pizza served, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.meetup.com/Morris-Meetup.

17 Wed.; Parents Conference,FEAR FACTOR: Journey from Stress to Success: Turning Kids with LD/ADHD into Champions,” Jerome Schultz, former special education teacher; clinical neuropsychologist; psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; recipient, 2016 Learning Disability Association of America Award; and author, Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It, sponsored by Regional Center for Learning Disabilities; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, registration/coffee 6:30–7 p.m., presentation 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8089 or email carmelat@fdu.edu.

18 Thu.; Fifth Annual Conference for Women in Nonprofit Leadership, “Partnering for Social Impact”; Welcome, Deborah Fredericks, associate dean of continuing education, Petrocelli College (Metro); and co-chairs Sally Glick, principal and chief growth strategist, Sobel & Co., LLC; Xiomara Guevara, executive director, Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs; and Inya Chehade, chief executive officer, The Bridge Inc.; Keynote Speakers, Michellene Davis, executive vice president, RWJ Barnabas Healthcare; and Jennifer Richey, associate director of corporate partnerships, Young Survival Coalition, and founder, Cause Marketing Summit; Panel Discussions, facilitated by Abby O’Neill, principal, Abby O’Neill Consulting; and Connie Ludwin, senior director, Taft Communications; Panel #1, “Nonprofit Leaders’ Perspectives on Partnering for Social Impact,” presenters Jennifer Brady, executive director, Oasis – A Haven for Women and Children; Wendy Schwamb, chief development officer, Boys and Girls Clubs of Paterson/Passaic; Teresa Connolly, executive director, Community Soup Kitchen; and Kathy Durante, executive director, Ocean First Foundation; Panel #2, “Corporate Partners’ Perspectives and Successes on Partnering for Social Impact,” presenters Linda Bowden, New Jersey regional president, PNC Bank; Jennifer Connell Kramer, manager-customer operations, PSE&G; Karen Meleta, vice president, consumer and corporate communications, Wakefern Food Corporation; and Jen Russo, founder, JUJA Active, co-sponsored by FDU’s Center for Excellence, PSE&G, Novo Nordisk and Sobel & Co.; The Madison Hotel, 1 Convent Road, Morristown, N.J., 8 a.m.–3 p.m., $140 early bird rate (by May 1), $175 registration thereafter, breakfast and lunch served, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://conta.cc/2lhU9Ga or http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/continuing-education/centers-and-institutes/center-for-excellence/events/cfe-womens-conference/.

18 Thu.; Educators Conference, “I Eat Stress for Breakfast: Turning Fear of Failure into the Fuel for Success,” for teachers, counselors and child study team members, Jerome Schultz, former special education teacher; clinical neuropsychologist; psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; recipient, 2016 Learning Disability Association of America Award; and author, Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It, sponsored by Regional Center for Learning Disabilities; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, registration/coffee 8:30–9 a.m., presentation 9–11:30 a.m., lunch on your own 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., presentation 12:30–2:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8089 or email carmelat@fdu.edu.

18 Thu.; A Gilded Age Luncheon and Tea, featuring 50/50 raffle and auction, presented by The Cosy Cupboard Tea Room, Convent Station, N.J., hosted by Friends of Florham; Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m., $100, sponsorship opportunities as patrons available: $500 breakfast tea patron (includes two tickets), $800 afternoon tea patron (includes four tickets) and $1,200 high tea patron (includes eight tickets), proceeds benefit continuing restoration of Hennessy Hall and its grounds, contributions in excess of $60 per ticket are tax deductible (for federal income tax purposes), limited seating, RSVP necessary by 8 Mon., to RSVP go to http://www.myfdu.net/fof, for information call 201-692-7011 or email mbottch@fdu.edu.

20 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

21 Sun.; Musicale, “A Springtime Serenade,” classics and rarities from opera to American Songbook paired with stories, history and facts about music, featuring winners of 29th Annual Violetta DuPont Vocal Competition; Mary Pinto, organizer and accompanist; and Stephen DeMaio, narrator, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., $30, $25 senior citizens, $5 students (up t0 22 years old), children under 12 accompanied by adult free, groups of 10 or more $20 per ticket, refreshments served at intermission, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://www.operaatflorham.org.

22 Mon.–7/1 Sat.; Summer Session I.

25 Thu.; Family Business Forum, “Decision Making and Leadership,” Edward Ahart, partner, Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Rutherford Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 8:30–10:30 a.m., $75 non-Family Business Forum members, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email srslavin@fdu.edu.

29 Mon.; Memorial Day Holiday.

 

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