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Florham Campus This Month

February 2017

1 Wed.–4 Sat.; Art Exhibit, “Cutting Edge Art: Papercut Portraits,” paper cut art by Dan Landau, public relations and social media coordinator, public relations; 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 Wed.–28 Tue.; Black History Month Exhibit, “The Struggle Continues: A Student Writing and Graphics Arts Collaboration on Black Comic Book Superheroes,” FDU student writing and artwork explore necessity of superheroes in contemporary America where certain marginalized populations express that struggle — political and personal struggle — continues, co-sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Campus Provost’s Office; Writing and Visual Expression (WaVE) Exhibit Area, College Writing Office (Suite 22, Upper Balcony), Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (may be open at other times), free, for information call 973-443-8710 or 973-443-8718.

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.

4 Sat.; School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Spring 2017 Open House, meet faculty, staff and current students; obtain information about PharmD program and its admissions process; and tour school; School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 230 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., check-in 9:15 a.m., open house 9:30 a.m., registration necessary, space limited, for registration and information go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fdus-school-of-pharmacy-health-sciences-spring-2017-open-house-registration-30357492076.

4 Sat.; Financial-aid Workshop; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, registration and continental breakfast 9:30 a.m., workshop 10 a.m., campus tours and lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email jchirico@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/financial-aid/financial-aid-workshop/.

6 Mon.; Last Day for New Registrations and Final Add/Drop Changes.

6 Mon.; Black History Month Panel Discussion, “I Am Not My Hair … Maybe,” choices that African-American women make as they struggle with their hair, moderated by RAsheda Young, college writing, director, African-American studies minor, and chair, Black History Month Committee, co-sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Campus Provost’s Office; Twombly Lounge, Twombly Residence Halls, 6–7 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 973-443-8595 or email youngr@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.–28 Tue.; Black History Month, Book Display Honoring Congressman John Lewis, American Civil Rights Hero; 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.

8 Wed.; LEAD NOW Spring 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, “Introvert and Extrovert Leadership,” Julianna McDonald, career development specialist, Career Development Center; Wroxton Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 8:30 p.m., free, students who attend five workshops (see February 22 event and go to http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/events-calendars/florham-campus-next-month/ for March 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.; 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.

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.

10 Fri.; 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.

10 Fri.; Second Annual Dance-a-Thon, “Jammies and Jerseys Party,” donations and proceeds benefit local soup kitchen, co-sponsored by Pay It Forward, Men of Purpose and Florham Programming Committee; Dining Hall, Student Center, 9 p.m.–1 a.m., $2 in advance, $3 at door, $1 with canned good donation, for information go to http://piffdu.wixsite.com/payitforward/dance-a-thon, for FDU community only.

11 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/.

13 Mon.; Phone-in Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; 1 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/continuing-education/financial-planning/certificate-program-financial-planning/open-house-registration-and-start-dates/, for information call 973-443-8990 or email fp@fdu.edu.

13 Mon.; Black History Month Film Screening and Discussion, “The Thirteenth,” documentary analyzing the criminalization of African-Americans, discussion led by Richard Nisa, geography, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Twombly Lounge, Twombly Residence Halls, 5–7 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 973-443-8595 or email youngr@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; United Nations Pathways Ambassador Forums, “Hungary in World Affairs,” Katalin Bogyay, permanent representative of Hungary to United Nations, in conversation with John Schiemann, political science; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 6 p.m., forum 6:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email shorn@fdu.edu.

14 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 https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

14 Tue.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House; Monmouth County Graduate Center, 1 Main Street, Suite 116, Eatontown, N.J., 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

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.

15 Wed.; Student Panel Discussion, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, current students on their transition to college, strategies that made them successful and value of Center’s services; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m. (preceded by Regional Center Information Session, 6:30 p.m.), reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

16 Thu.; Creative Writing Publishing Panel Discussion, “The Freelance Life: Social Media and the Freelance Writer. Writing and Reviewing for Online and Traditional Publications,” with Jen Werner, MFA’12, freelance writer/journalist and editorial board member, The Literary Review, moderated by Rebecca Chace, creative writing and director, BA in creative writing, sponsored by Storipan Fund; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., free, for information email chace@fdu.edu.

17 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “Team Building,” for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors, presented by Robin Ross, managing attorney, compliance and training; and Barbara Cordasco, staff member and expert on Affirmative Action, Employers Association of New Jersey; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 9–11 a.m., free, registration necessary by 3 Fri., for registration and information email Kerryr@fdu.edu.

18 Sat.; Discover Your Major Day, Creative Writing, speak with published professors about their work and classes they teach, learn about WAMFest (Words-Arts-Music Festival), tour campus and visit residence halls and enjoy lunch with FDU students and faculty, sponsored by admissions; Hennessy Hall, check-in 9:30 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/.

20 Mon.; 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/.

20 Mon.; 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.

21 Tue.; Black History Month Open Mic, poetry, songs and other creative works by faculty and students, co-sponsored by Black History Month Committee, Creative Writing Club and Florham Programming Committee; Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 8–9 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8595 or email youngr@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Discover Your Major Day, Nursing, learn basic nursing skills through hands-on activities; tour state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory facilities; learn how to take vital signs, calculate body mass index and more with simulated patients; and enjoy lunch with faculty and students; School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 230 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., check-in 9:30 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/.

22 Wed.; Presentation and Workshop “The Diversity Connection,” presented by College Empowerment, sponsored by campus life; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 5:30 p.m., free, may be used toward LEAD NOW Certificate of Completion (see February 8 event and go to http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/events-calendars/florham-campus-next-month/ for March events), for information email cleary@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Wed.; Family Business Forum, “Estate Planning: How a Trump Presidency Will Affect Family Businesses,” Kevin Murphy, attorney, Lum, Drasco & Positan, LLC, Roseland, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 8–10:30 a.m., $75 non-Family Business Forum members, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email srslavin@fdu.edu.

23 Thu.; Creative Writing Publishing Panel Discussion, “Writing and Editing in the Corporate World: Digital and Social Content and Designing Editorial and Marketing Solutions,” with Chee Gates, BA’03, manager of content development, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Inc., 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.

23 Thu.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House, program approved by American Bar Association; Danforth Hall, 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

23 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Gen. Martin  Dempsey, former chairman of joint chiefs of staff, 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/.

25 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/.

27 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

27 Wed.; Morris Tech Meetup, “Fundraising/Investment Landscape in New Jersey,” keynote speaker George Abraham, founder, Rhodium Strategies LLC, 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.

27 Mon.; Black History Month Hot Topics Panel Discussion, “It’s Not Just Black and White: Exploring Post-election Racial Tension in the U.S.,” student panelists Jael Joaquin (fine arts/film and animation), Eugenio Mainiero (computer science), Mudia Ogbevire (literature) and Leslie Rodrigues (psychology/criminology), moderated by RAsheda Young, college writing, director, African-American studies minor, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Florham Campus Student Government Association; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 973-443-8595 or email jennifer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Business and Beyond, A Day as an FDU Business Major, attend real business class, meet Silberman College dean, participate in hands-on session in Bloomberg Trading Room, learn more about Professional Development Program and obtain information about scholarships; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; Campus Tour, 2 p.m., free, breakfast and lunch provided, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/silberman-college/placement-and-outreach/event/.

28 Tue.; Scholarship Dinner, acknowledge generosity of scholarship donors and celebrate achievements of students who benefit from that generosity, sponsored by University advancement; Hennessy Hall, 6–9 p.m., free, RSVP necessary by 21 Tue., to RSVP go to http://www.myfdu.net/scholarshipdinner17, for information call 201-692-7109 or email hpier@fdu.edu, for FDU community and alumni only.

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