Florham Campus Next Month

March 2017

1 Wed.; Autism Speaks Town Hall, “Young Adult Transition,” resource partners with information tables and panel discussion on transition of young adults from adolescence into adulthood, co-sponsored by COMPASS and Autism Speaks; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, for information email cgroff@fdu.edu.

1 Wed.; LEAD NOW Spring 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, “Empathy and Humility,” Danushi Fernando, campus life coordinator for housing operations, Dean of Students Office; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30 p.m., free, students who attend five LEAD NOW workshops (see March 8, 21 and 29 events and go to http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/events-calendars/florham-campus-this-month/ for February events) receive certificate of completion, priority points and T-shirt, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Creative Writing Publishing Panel Discussion, “How to Submit and Even Work at Literary Journals: Read Samples from TLR Slush Pile,” with Minna Proctor, editor, The Literary Review, moderated by Rebecca Chace, creative writing and director, BA in creative writing, sponsored by Storipan Fund; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., free, for information email chace@fdu.edu.

2 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

4 Sat.; Discover Your Major Day, Graphic Design, participate in postcard design project; explore print design, web design and illustration concentrations; tour state-of-the-art facilities; learn about internship opportunities; and have lunch with faculty and students, sponsored by admissions; Ferguson Recreation Center, check-in 10:30 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/discover/.

4 Sat.; One-day Film Conference, for prospective students and parents, listen to keynote speaker Caytha Jentis, writer/producer/director of award-winning features including “Bad Parents,” “And Then Came Love” and “The One”; explore FDUFilm program; screen material from Senior Thesis films and hear from student directors and crew; choose from seminar on screenwriting or cinematography; tour Film Studio and get hands-on experience with professional equipment; and have lunch with current students and faculty; Dreyfuss Building, registration 10:30 a.m., program begins 11 a.m., reservation necessary, for reservation and information go to http://www.fdu.edu/filmconference, call 973-443-8900 or email jchirico@fdu.edu.

6 Mon.–31 Fri.; Book Display, “FDU Press — 50 Years,” sampling from 1,500 books published by FDU Press for past 50 years; 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.

7 Tue.; 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.

8 Wed.; Seminar, “The Empowered Up-stander (Bystander Education),” presented by College Empowerment, sponsored by campus life; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, may be used toward LEAD NOW Certificate of Completion, for information email cleary@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; LEAD NOW Spring 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, “Onward and Upward: Fostering Organizational Vision,” William Chalmers, campus life coordinator for housing operations, Dean of Students Office; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30 p.m., free, students who attend five LEAD NOW workshops (see March 1, 21 and 29 events and go to http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/events-calendars/florham-campus-next-month/ for April events) receive certificate of completion, priority points and T-shirt, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; HR Professionals Breakfast Presentation, “Accelerating the Growth of High-potential Leaders’ Best Practices,” Paul Strauss, director of applied leadership program, psychology/counseling, geared toward human resource executives of Fortune-500 companies, public welcome; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 8 a.m., free, RSVP necessary by 2 Thu., to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8908 or email jrecca@fdu.edu.

9 Thu.; Creative Writing Publishing Panel Discussion, “How to Research and Submit to a Literary Agent: Submit Sample Query Letters and Short Writing Sample,” with Erin Cox, literary agent, Weisbach Creative Management, moderated by Rebecca Chace, creative writing and director, BA in creative writing, sponsored by Storipan Fund; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., free, for information email chace@fdu.edu.

9 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.–18 Sat.; Spring Recess.

15 Wed.; Online Registration for Summer 2017 Sessions Opens.

15 Wed.; Ninth Annual Tri-collegiate Career Fair, for FDU, Drew University and College of Saint Elizabeth students and alumni; Saint Joseph Hall, College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, N.J., 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m., information call 973-443-8339.

20 Mon.; Classes resume, 8 a.m.

20 Mon.; Morris Tech Meetup, “Disrupting a Stagnant Industry and Winning,” keynote speaker Scott Tannen, CEO/founder, Boll & Branch, Summit, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6:30 p.m., $5, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.meetup.com/Morris-Meetup.

21 Tue.; Graduate Business Information Session, obtain information on MBA and MS programs, meet with admissions and academic advisers, learn about GMAT test prep and graduate scholarship opportunities, 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/.

21 Tue.; LEAD NOW Spring 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, “Intergenerational Relations — Communicating Across Difference,” Madera Edwards, Petrocelli College; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 7 p.m., free, students who attend five LEAD NOW workshops (see March 1, 8 and 29 events and go to http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/events-calendars/florham-campus-this-month/ for February events) receive certificate of completion, priority points and T-shirt, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Presentation, “Climate Change and the Economy: Sorting Fact from Fiction,” with Eban Goodstein, economist and director, MBA in sustainability program, Bard College and Bard’s Center for Environmental Policy, and author, Economics and the Environment; and Tom Johnson, veteran reporter, The Newark Star-Ledger, energy/environment writer and co-founder, NJ Spotlight, presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy, co-sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise and Drew University; Lecture Hall (LC28), Rose Memorial Library, Drew University, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, N.J., 7:30–9:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., includes question-and-answer period, free, optional tax-deductible donation $10, limited seating, preregistration necessary, for preregistration and information email info@nfrpp.org or go to http://www.nfrpp.org.

22 Wed.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Conference Room 201, Stadler/Zenner Academic Building, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free, by appointment, for appointment and information call 1-800-732-8353 or go to https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

22 Wed.; Undergraduate Adult Information Session; Hennessy Hall, 6:30–7:30 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information call 201-692-2251, email achieve@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-adult-admissions/info-session-rsvp/.

22 Wed.; Metacognitive Strategies Workshop, overview of reading, studying and organizing strategies to assist students in college; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m. (preceded by Regional Center Information Session, 6:30 p.m.), reservation necessary for both, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

23 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.

23 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Ted Koppel, broadcast journalist and former anchor of ABC’s “Nightline,” presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, nj.com affiliated with Star-Ledger, Wells Fargo, Delta Dental of New Jersey, PNC Bank, TD Bank and Hollister Construction Services; NJPAC, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., tickets sold by subscription (based on availability, subscriptions will continue to be sold on prorated basis throughout remainder of season), open seating (available on first-come, first-served basis), for prorated pricing/to order tickets call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

24 Fri.–4/2 Sun.; Show, “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” book by Heather Hach, music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin; directed and choreographed by Cynthia Thole Loewus, musical theater; musical direction by Dimitri Nakhamkin, independent entertainment professional; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Wed., Fri.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 30 Thu., Special Early Performance, 7 p.m.; 24 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 24 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/.

25 Sat.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

26 Sun.; Admitted Students Day, students accepted for fall 2017 semester meet faculty, student services/campus organizations/athletics, discuss financial-aid award package, learn about internship and study-abroad opportunities, meet future classmates, take student-led campus tours, enjoy lunch in dining hall, sponsored by admissions; Ferguson Recreation Center, registration 9 a.m., program 10 a.m., free, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/admit/florham-campus/events/admitted-students-day/.

27 Mon.; Panel and Workshop on Social Entrepreneurship, “Doing Well and Doing Good,” social entrepreneurs discuss ventures, followed by roundtable brainstorming conversations exploring social venture ideas, co-sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Institute for Sustainable Enterprise; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 5–8 p.m., $40, $20 nonprofits/in transition/retirees and free for FDU community, registration necessary, for registration and information call email pniewski@fdu.edu.

28 Tue.; Panel Discussion, Inspiring Female Leaders, panelists Gillian Small, University provost and senior vice president for academic affairs; Anastasia Rivkin, pharmacy practice and assistant dean for faculty, pharmacy/health sciences; Kristina Dabovic, director of clinical operations, Molecular Templates; Margaret Ginzburg, senior director – application development, information technology, Kate Spade & Co., moderated by Margaret Slugocki, pharmacy practice; Anna Dushenkov, pharmacy practice; and Julie Kalabalik, pharmacy practice and director, pharmacy practice, co-sponsored by School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Office of Campus Life; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 4–5:15 p.m., free, for FDU students attendance can satisfy LEAD NOW certificate of completion requirement, for information email azavedo@fdu.edu.

28 Tue.; 4+1 Combined Degree Programs Information Session, for FDU students in second or third year of study who are eligible based on grade point ratio, information on how to earn master’s degree with additional year at significant savings; overview of programs, eligibility and admissions requirements; career services and financial aid staff will answer questions and meet with students individually; Forum, Rothman Building, 5:30–7 p.m., free, pizza and refreshments served, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.fdu.edu/grad or call 973-443-8905.

29 Wed.; Creative Writing Spring Reading Series, Visiting Writer, Cynthia Zarin, poet and creative nonfiction author, sponsored by Storipan Fund; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 7–8 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8711 or email chace@fdu.edu.

29 Wed.; LEAD NOW Spring 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, “Building Trust in Groups and Managing Conflict,” Madelyn Ferrans, Becton College, and Alyson Rosenberg, licensed associate counselor, The Massler Center for Psychological Wellness, Livingston, N.J.; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30 p.m., free, students who attend five LEAD NOW workshops (see March 1, 8 and 21 events and go to http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/events-calendars/florham-campus-this-month/ for February events) receive certificate of completion, priority points and T-shirt, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; Creative Writing Publishing Panel Discussion, “How to Navigate the Poetry World and Write Literary Reviews in Major Publications,” with Craig Teicher, poetry editor, The Literary Review, and freelance literary reviewer, moderated by Rebecca Chace, creative writing and director, BA in creative writing, sponsored by Storipan Fund; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., free, for information email chace@fdu.edu.

30 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

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