Florham Campus Next Month
1 Fri.–20 Wed.; Exhibit, “Famous Guests and Speakers at FDU,” display of archival photos and news items, in celebration of FDU’s 75th anniversary; 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., free, for information call 973-443-8516.
1 Fri.; Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health 65th Anniversary Gala, celebrating school’s founding; Park Ridge Marriott, 300 Brae Boulevard, Park Ridge, N.J., reception 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., formal attire, $75 per person, sponsorship opportunities available, registration necessary, to register, purchase tickets and for information on sponsorship opportunities go to Nursing 65th Anniversary Gala, for information call 201-692-2845 or email email@example.com.
2 Sat.; Preview FDU Day, meet faculty at academic session, attend financial-aid workshop, learn about career-focused internships and study-abroad opportunities, discover student clubs and organizations, take student-guided tour and enjoy lunch in dining hall; Hennessy Hall, check-in 9:30 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to Preview Day.
3 Sun.; Opera at Florham 35th Anniversary Season, “Mingle & Jingle in Celebration of the Holidays,” with tenor Theron Cromer, soprano Daniela Di Pasquale and organizer/accompanist Mary Pinto, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., $30, $25 senior citizens, $5 students, FDU students under 22 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 Opera at Florham.
4 Mon.; Navigating the Cryptoeconomy Block and Coin Summit; Keynote Speaker, Alex Mashinsky, founder/CEO, Celsius; Panel One, “Trends in Cryptocurrency,” moderated by David Postolski, partner, Gearhart Law, Summit, N.J.; Panel Two, “Trends in Blockchain,” moderated by David Sorin, partner, McCarter & English, East Brunswick, N.J., hosted by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Morris Tech Meetup; The Laundromat, 4 DeHart Street, Morristown, N.J., 5–9 p.m., $35 inclusive of dinner, proceeds benefit Rothman Institute’s High School Business Idea Competition, cash bar, sign up by 11/12 Sun. for 15 percent discount, to sign up and for information go to Eventbrite.
5 Tue.; Day Trip, Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, N.Y., enjoy splendor of Gilded Age mansion decked in finest Christmas décor, sponsored by Friends of Florham; bus leaves from Ferguson Recreation Center at 8 a.m. and returns at 2:30 p.m., $65 per person (includes transportation, admission and box lunch), for federal income tax purposes contributions in excess of $45 per ticket are tax deductible, registration necessary, for registration go to Day Trip information page, for information contact Friends of Florham.
6 Wed.; 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 Wed.– 10 Sun.; Main Stage Production, “Summer and Smoke,” by Tennessee Williams, directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts, presented by visual/performing arts department; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Wed.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community/students, for tickets and information call 973-443-8644 or go to Main Stage Productions 2017–2018.
7 Thu.; Discussion, with Kristen Brown, chief talent officer, New Jersey Department of Education, sponsored by social sciences/history department; Conference Room 201, Stadler/Zenner Academic Building, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email email@example.com, for FDU community only.
7 Thu.; Family Business Forum, “Simplifying the Workplace: How to Run a Company Effectively and Efficiently,” Bill Jensen, CEO, The Jensen Group, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 4:30–7:30 p.m.; Holiday Social follows, $75 non-Family Business Forum members, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 Fri.; Discover Your Major Day, Theater Arts, get sneak peek of theater arts program; attend performance of “Summer and Smoke” and meet cast and crew; participate in workshops on vocal exercises and improvisation with theater faculty; perform short, prepared monologue and receive assessment from faculty; and have lunch on campus with current students and faculty, sponsored by admissions; Ferguson Recreation Center, check-in 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email email@example.com or go to Discover Your Major Day.
9 Sat.; Musical Performance, The Professors, with guitarist/vocalist Gary Radford, communication studies and chair, communication studies, sponsored by communication studies; Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 7–11 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 Mon.; Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester.
11 Mon.; 13th Annual Winter Festival Concert, performances of popular, seasonal and concert music by music faculty members Kevin Brown (bass), Allen Cohen (piano), Stephen Girardi (guitar), Mariana Karpatova (voice), Peter Toth (piano) and Elzbieta Winnicki (violin); FDU Chorus; FDU Chamber Choir; and FDU Band, with special performance of “Highland Cathedral” by FDU Band and Union City Police and Fire Pipes and Drums, sponsored by visual/performing arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 7:30 p.m., $5, free for FDU students with valid ID, for information call 973-443-8638 or email email@example.com.
12 Tue.–13 Wed.; Reading/Snow Makeup Days.
12 Tue.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; 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 TIAA Consultations and Seminars.
12 Tue.; Late Night Breakfast, sponsored by campus life and Florham Programming Committee; Dining Hall, Student Center, 10 p.m., free, for FDU community only.
13 Wed.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email firstname.lastname@example.org, for FDU community only.
14 Thu.–20 Wed.; Final Examinations.
20 Wed.; Semester Ends, 11 p.m.
22 Fri.–25 Mon.; Christmas Holiday, campus closed.
26 Tue.–28 Thu.; Campus Closed.
29 Fri.–31 Sun.; New Year’s Holiday, campus closed.