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May 2016

1 Sun.; North African Jewish Celebration, Mimouna, for day after Passover, featuring music, Hamsa making, henna painting and food, presented by FDU Hillel, co-sponsored by Student Government Association, Jewish Federation of Greater Metro West, Hillel International, Palestinian American Community Center and Phi Sigma Sigma; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 2–4:30 p.m., free, for information email hillelfdu@gmail.com.

1 Sun.; 4 Wed.–8 Sun.; Musical, “Cabaret,” music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb; directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts; choreographed by Cynthia Loewus, musical theater; musical direction by Dimitri Nakhamkin, independent entertainment professional, presented by visual/performing arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Wed., Fri.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 5 Thu.; Special Early Performance, 7 p.m.; $12, $6 FDU community/students/senior citizens 65+, 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/.

2 Mon.–10/13 Thu.; Exhibit, “Modern Slavery: A Student Writing and Design Exposé on Human Trafficking,” collaboration between art and writing students about modern slavery — human trafficking — to generate awareness and inspire action to prevent and end it, co-sponsored by college writing and graphic arts; Writing and Visual Expression (WaVE) Exhibit Area, College Writing Office (Suite 22, Upper Balcony), Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (may be open at other times; call 973-443-8710), free, for information call 973-443-8710 or 973-443-8718.

2 Mon.; 2016 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.

3 Tue.; African Drumming Class, for stress relief, creativity and concentration, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Sammartino Room, Student Center, 3–4 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8947 or email jaimel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Tue.; Continung Legal Education Seminar for Attorneys and Paralegals, “Patent Licensing Fundamentals,” Royal Ronning, Jr., attorney, Royal N. Ronning Jr., LLC, Dover, N.J., presented by FDU’s Paralegal Studies Program; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6–9:30 p.m., $75, attorney and paralegal attendees receive 4.0 general CLE credits, registration necessary, for registration and information call 877-338-5222 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

3 Tue.; Richard J. Turick Screenings, 2016 Senior Thesis Films, presented by FDU and FDUFilm; AMC Theaters, 145 Route 10 East, East Hanover, N.J., 6:30 p.m., $5 (if paying online, bring confirmation email to gain entry to theater), registration necessary, to register and for information go to http://www.myfdu.net/fdufilm.

4 Wed.; Small Business Week Celebration, “Developing Deliberately — A Strategic Approach to Business Growth,” targeted panel discussions, event emcee Tommy Hilcken, owner, Toolbox Talent; Panel Discussion, “Work Smarter,” panelists Laura Melville, director of accounting support services, C3 Workplace; Jim McCarthy, managing director and Certified Financial Planner™, Directional Wealth Management, LLC; and Greg Stewart, founder/president, NexGen Management, LLC, facilitated by Kelly Louro, client support specialist, C3 Workplace; Panel Discussion, “The Rules of Engagement,” panelists Rachel Durkan, founder/president, Paradigm Marketing & Design; Bill Cooke, director of SEO/SEM, NJ Advance Media; Pam Aungst, owner, Pam Ann Marketing; and Wendy Caplan-Carroll, northeastern area director, Constant Contact, facilitated by Donna Miller, founder/president, C3 Workplace; Panel Discussion, “Let Go to Grow,” panelists Jason Meisner, partner, Coughlin Duffy, LLP; Cheryl Ellis, founder, Ellis Business Enterprises; and Nora Simpson, CEO, Simpson Strategic Solutions, facilitated by Angela Kubisky, executive vice president of membership and marketing, Morris County Chamber of Commerce, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, c3 Workplace, Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, NJ Advance Media (nj.com/Star-Ledger), Morris County Chamber of Commerce, GBW Insurance, Paradigm Marketing and Design, Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation, TSheets and Coughlin Duffy LLP; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy  Hall, 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m., $35 at pre-registration, $45 at door, limited number of free tickets for members of FDU community (call 973-443-884 or email rothman@fdu.edu for online code), for registration and information go to http://www.c3workplace.com/events/small-business-week-2016/.

4 Wed.–8/31 Wed.; Exhibit, “Off to the Beach,” display of art and photography books showing paintings and photos of Coney Island and other beach scenes; 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., (for summer hours starting 14 Sat., go to http://view2.fdu.edu/florham-campus/monninger-center/library-hours/), free, for information call 973-443-8516.

5 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.

5 Thu.; Provost’s Cabaret Happy Hour, sponsored by Provost’s Office; 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.

5 Thu.; LEAD NOW Leadership Certificate Ceremony, sponsored by campus life; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 8:30–9:30 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

6 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.

6 Fri.; 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.

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

7 Sat.; Launch Party, The Literary Review’s Fight or Flight Issue, Justin Taylor, TLR fiction editor, hosts contributors Paula Bomer, Joey de Jesus, Regan Good, Erica Hunt, Dylan Landis and Eli Todd for reading, conversation and reception, with Minna Zallman Proctor, TLR editor-in-chief; BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, N.Y., free, for information call 974-443-8564 or email louise_stahl@fdu.edu.

9 Mon.–14 Sat.; Final Examinations.

10 Tue.; Late-night Breakfast, sponsored by Dean of Students Office and campus life; Dining Hall, Student Center, 10 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

11 Wed.; Year-end Barbecue and Retirement Celebration for President Drucker, sponsored by Provost’s Office; Italian Gardens (rain location: Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall), noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

11 Wed.; Undergraduate Adult Information Session, for adult learners interested in pursuing undergraduate degrees; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 5–9 p.m. (individual or small-group appointments available), free, reservation necessary, to select time slot and for reservation go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-adult-admissions/info-session-rsvp/, for information call 201-692-2551 or email achieve@fdu.edu.

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

16 Mon.; Senior Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony, honors outstanding student members of graduating class in their respective areas of study, sponsored by Provost’s Office; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 3:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dennison@fdu.edu, for graduating students, parents and members of FDU community.

16 Mon.; Pre-Commencement Reception for Graduating Seniors and Families, sponsored by Provost’s Office; Hennessy Hall and surrounding grounds, 5:30–8 p.m., $10 per guest of graduating senior, free for graduating students, faculty and staff, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for graduating students, guests, faculty and staff only.

17 Tue.; Fairleigh Dickinson University 73rd 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.

17 Tue.; Morris Tech Meetup, “Seed Financing and Valuation,” Mario Casabona, BS’71 (Metro), serial angel investor and entrepreneur; founder, TechLaunch LLC; and founder, Casabona Ventures LLC, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.meetup.com/Morris-Meetup/.

18 Wed.; TIAA Individual Counseling, 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 https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

18 Wed.; Park Avenue Food Truck, sponsored by campus life; Monninger Center Lawn, 4:30–6:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-727-3455 or email TayQueen@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

18 Wed.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; Room 202, Danforth Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8990 or email fp@fdu.edu.

19 Thu.; Fourth Annual Conference for Women in Nonprofit Leadership, “Making an Impact in a Changing World”; 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 Peg Wright, founder and CEO, The Center for Great Expectations, Inc.; Morning Speakers, Monica Smith, founder and CEO, MarketSmith, Inc. (“Bono was Right: It’s Really Hard to Get People to Think About Something That is Number 345 on Their List”); and Ruth Sherman, recognized authority on speech and interpersonal communication (“Command Any Room”); Panel Discussion, “Trends in Philanthropy,” panelists Irene Cooper-Basch, executive officer, Victoria Foundation; Etta Rudolf Denk, senior vice president, Bank of America; Bridget Murphy, chief philanthropy officer, VNA Health Group; and Toni Pergolin, president and chief executive officer, Bancroft; facilitated by Vicki Bixel, president, Semple Bixel Associates; Afternoon Speaker, Alfa Demmellash, chief executive officer, Rising Tide Capital (“Community — The Heart of Social Impact in a Changing World”); Closing Speaker, Karen Kessler, president, Evergreen Partners (“Stand Up, Stand Out and Take Stock”), sponsored by FDU’s Center for Excellence; Wyndham-Hamilton Park Hotel and Conference Center, 175 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m., $135 with registration before May 1, $150 registration thereafter, includes breakfast and lunch, all major credit cards accepted, mail checks to Fairleigh Dickinson University, Continuing Education, 1000 River Road, H-DH1-02, Teaneck, NJ 07666, registration necessary, for registration go to http://conta.cc/215qZfz, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/continuing-education/centers-and-institutes/center-for-excellence/events/cfe-womens-conference/.

20 Fri.; Supervisor Training Workshop, “Understanding the Performance Evaluation and Progressive Discipline Process,” sponsored by human resources; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 9–11 a.m., free, RSVP necessary by 10 Tue., to RSVP and for information email pamiller@fdu.edu, for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors only.

20 Fri.; Educators Conference, “Working Memory: Strategies for Success Across Content Areas,” Milton Dehn, school psychologist; program director, Schoolhouse Educational Services, La Crosse, Wis.; and author, Essentials of Working Memory Assessment and Intervention, Helping Students Remember: Exercises and Strategies to Strengthen Memory and Long-term Memory Problems in Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Intervention and Effective Instruction, presented by Regional Center for Learning Disabilities; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, registration/coffee 8:30–9 a.m., presentation 9–11:30 a.m., own lunch 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., presentation 12:30–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information email carmelat@fdu.edu.

20 Fri.; The Second Annual Tiffany Table: A Luncheon at Florham, silent and live auctions, exclusive Tiffany gift, co-sponsored by Friends of Florham and Tiffany & Co.; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m., $150 before May 1, $175 thereafter, make checks payable to Friends of Florham – FDU, limited seating, registration necessary, sponsorship opportunities available, for registration and/or sponsorship opportunities call 201-692-7011 or email mbottch@fdu.edu, for details go to http://www.fdu.edu/fof or go to http://www.myfdu.net/tiffany16.

21 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., tour follows, 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 Sat.; O.Berk Family Business Forum, “Multiple Talents in the Multi-generational Business: Taking Those Talents to the Next Level,”  co-sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Berlitz Corp., Third Floor, 7 Roszel Road, Princeton, N.J., 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m., $75 for possible Forum members, free for forum members and FDU community, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8842 or 973-443-8887 or email tpakay@fdu.edu.

23 Mon.–7/2 Sat.; Summer Session I.

24 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.

27 Fri.; Memorial Day Holiday.

30 Mon.; Memorial Day Holiday.

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