Florham Campus Next Month

May 2015

2 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Forum, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/saturday-and-holiday-information-sessions/.

4 Mon.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling/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.

6 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2087 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

6 Wed.–10 Sun.; Play, “The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller, directed by Chris Clavelli, freelance director, set/costume designed by Maiko Chii, owner, Clear Box Productions, LLC, presented by visual/performing arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Thu.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 8 Fri., 11 a.m. (for high-school students); $12, $6 FDU community/students/senior citizens 65+, up to 30 free tickets available per high school (for 8 Fri. 11 a.m. show), for tickets and information call 973-443-8467 or email hollis@fdu.edu.

8 Fri.; Awards Ceremony, New Jersey Business Idea Competition and New Jersey Female Entrepreneur Lecture, Rita Gurevich, president and founder, SPHERE Technology Solutions, Hoboken, N.J.; winners of New Jersey Business Idea Competition honored; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 6 p.m., awards ceremony 6:30 p.m., lecture 7:15 p.m., $45, free for FDU community, limited seating, RSVP by May 4 Mon., to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8842 or email gzuccaro@fdu.edu.

9 Sat.; Last Day of Classes, Spring Semester.

11 Mon.–16 Sat.; Final Examinations.

11 Mon.; Late Night Breakfast, sponsored by dean of students office and campus life; Dining Hall, Student Center, 10–11 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

13 Wed.; End-of-the-Year Barbecue, sponsored by Provost’s Office; Italian Gardens (rain location: Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall), noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8927 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

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

18 Mon.; Academic Achievement Awards, presentation of academic awards, sponsored by Provost’s Office; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 3:30–5 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8744 or email dennison@fdu.edu; Senior Reception, Italian Gardens/Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 5–7 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for FDU community and graduating students’ parents only.

19 Tue.; Fairleigh Dickinson University 72nd 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.

21 Thu.; Third Annual Conference for Women in Nonprofit Leadership, “Owning It! Empowering Ourselves. Inspiring Others.” welcome and introduction by Deborah Fredericks, associate dean of continuing education, Petrocelli College (Metro); morning keynote speaker Anne Marie Dougherty, executive director, Bob Woodruff Foundation; afternoon keynote speaker Kathleen DiChiara, founder, president and CEO, The Community Foundation of New Jersey; panel discussions with Jennifer Velez, senior vice president of strategy and planning, Barnabas Health; Valerie Sellers, CEO, New Jersey Association of Community Providers; Ann Zouvelekis, CFO, Bonnie Brae; Elizabeth Mason, executive vice president, Children’s Aid and Family Services; Joan Hollendonner, senior program officer, The Horizon Foundation of New Jersey; Nancy King, president, Willis and Nancy King Foundation; and Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, president, board of directors, Association of Fundraising Professionals, New Jersey Chapter; discussions moderated by Xiomara Guevara, executive director, Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs; Linda Czipo, executive director, Center for Nonprofits; and Peg Wright, founder and CEO, The Center for Great Expectations; presentation of First Center for Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award to Kathleen DiChiara, founder, president and CEO, The Community Foundation of New Jersey, by Dennis Miller, executive director, Center for Excellence, sponsored by FDU’s Center for Excellence; The Madison Hotel, 1 Convent Road, Morristown, N.J., 8 a.m.–3 p.m., $115 with registrations before May 1, $130 registrations after May 1, includes breakfast and lunch, registration necessary, for registration call 201-692-6500 or email ceinfo@fdu.edu, for information go to http://www.fdu.edu/ce.

21 Thu.; The Tiffany Table, A Luncheon at Florham, special guest speaker Michael Plante, group director, Tiffany & Co., silent and live auctions, exclusive Tiffany gift, sponsored by Friends of Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m., $150, registration necessary, sponsorship opportunities available, for sponsorship opportunities call 201-692-7028 or email Rkelly05@fdu.edu, for registration and information go to http://www.myfdu.net/tiffany.

25 Mon.; Memorial Day Holiday.

26 Tue.–7/4 Sat.; Summer Session I.

26 Tue.; TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling, Zhee Moon, TIAA-CREF representative, sponsored by human resources; Career Development/Human Resources Office, Student Center, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free, by appointment, for appointment and information call 1-800-732-8353 or go to http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc.

28 Thu.; O.Berk Family Business Forum, “The Fredo Effect,” Kimberly Eddleston, entrepreneurship/innovation, Northeastern University, Boston, Mass.; Rutherford Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 8–10:30 a.m., $75 for future Family Business Forum members, free for Family Business Forum members and FDU community, RSVP by May 26 Tue., to RSVP and for information email gzuccaro@fdu.edu, for family businesses and FDU community only.

29 Fri.; Memorial Day Holiday Makeup Day.

30 Sat.; Parents and Students Conference, “Assistive Technology: A Tool for Successful Transition for Students with Learning Disabilities from High School to College,” Scott Marfilius, special-education teacher an nationally known speaker on use of assistive technology for students with disabilities, presented by Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Registration/Coffee 8:30–9 a.m., Presentation 9–11:30 a.m., Lunch (on participant’s own) 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Presentation 12:30–3 p.m., free, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/campuses-and-centers/rcsld/workshops/.

30 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Forum, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/saturday-and-holiday-information-sessions/.

30 Sat.; Fourth Annual FDU Alumni Association Board of Governors’ Wine and Craft Beer Tasting; Garden, near Hennessy Hall portico, 3–5:30 p.m., $40, $25 for graduates of last 10 years (preregistration necessary), for information call 201-692-7013 or email fdualumni@fdu.edu.

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