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Florham Campus This Month

February 2016

1 Mon.–29 Mon.; Black History Month Exhibit, “100 Years of African-American History: Inspired by Carter G. Woodson, Founding Editor of The Journal of Negro History (1916),” display of books and ephemera, including photographic images from African-American history; 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 Mon.–3/31/16 Thu.; Art Exhibit, “Gestures of Love: Activism Through Writing and Art,” about AIDS epidemic, where it has been and where it is now, inspired by work of Jeff Conway, HIV/AIDS advocate and facilities specialist/volunteer, 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, free, for information call 973-443-8710 or 973-443-8718.

3 Wed.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Online Open House; 1 p.m., free, registration necessary to participate, for registration and information call 973-443-8990 or email fp@fdu.edu.

4 Thu.; Work Study, Community Service and Volunteer Fair, sponsored by career development; Mall, Student Center, noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8339 or email rstalgai@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Thu.; Black History Month, “Music, Media and Modernity: Information and Celebration,” interview of Bill Stephney, former CEO, Def Jam Recordings, principal, Broad Market Media LLC, and celebration of hip hop and urban culture with DJ Rich Nwaoko (aka Rich Chill), sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Provost’s Office; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m.–midnight, free, for information call 973-443-8737 or email mulraine@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 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 years or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

6 Sat.; Financial-aid Workshop, information on financial-aid process, difference between merit awards and need-based financial aid, additional scholarship and aid resources, filing FAFSA, review of student rights/responsibilities when borrowing, what to do after receiving financial-aid award letter and creating financing plan for family budget; Ferguson Recreation Center, 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/.

7 Sun.; Super Bowl Pub Night, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 6–10 p.m., must be 21 years or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

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

8 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.

9 Tue.; TIAA-CREF 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 http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc.

9 Tue.; Black History Month, Panel Discussion, “I Am Not My Hair, Maybe?” with panelists Ayanna Williams, MAS’07 (Metro), owner/CEO, Aya’s Natural Treasures, on her personal joys and struggles as an African-American woman who chooses to wear natural hair in corporate America; Gilda Rogers, writer and author, Arrested Development: The State of Black Achievement and Education in Hip Hop America and FEARLESS: A Bold Approach to Reinventing Your Life; and students Kaylene Diaz and Ahnija Donaldson, moderated by Rasheda Young, college writing, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6–9 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8710 or email rasheda_young@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

10 Wed.; Student Panel, 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 Information Session 6:30 p.m.), reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

11 Thu.; Black History Month, Bus Trip, “College Colors,” Crossroads Theatre Company, New Brunswick, N.J., comedy by Stacie Lents, theater and director of acting, universal story of race, identity, friendship and communication on college campus, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; limited number of tickets and seats on bus for members of FDU community on first-come, first-served basis, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8595 or email jennifer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Thu.; “Back at It: The Official Pretty Poodle Party Part 2,” night of music and fun, sponsored by Sigma Phi Chapter, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.; Dining Hall, Student Center, 9:30 p.m.–1 a.m., $5, for information call 862-253-6688 or email desyrae@student.fdu.edu.

12 Fri.; MarioKart Video Game Tournament; Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 8 p.m., free, sign up before event at http://www.ImLeagues.com/FDU, for information email parolski@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Sat.; Discover Your Major Day, Creative Writing, speak with published authors, learn about WAMFEST (Words and Music Festival), tour campus and residence halls and have lunch with current students and faculty, sponsored by undergraduate admissions; Hennessy Hall, check-in 9 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/.

13 Sat.; Explore Day — 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/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

15 Mon.; Explore Day — 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/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

15 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.

15 Mon.; Black History Month, Panel Discussion, “Poisoned, Brutalized and Dehumanized: Do Black Lives Matter?” exploring recent events in Flint, Mich.; police brutality in urban communities and treatment of blacks historically in America, moderated by Monifa Brinson-Mulraine, sociology and coordinator, African-American Studies minor, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Provost’s Office; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7–9 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8737 or email mulraine@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Wed.; Tri-collegiate Career Fair, for FDU, Drew University and College of St. Elizabeth students and alumni; Simon Forum Athletic Center, Drew University, Madison, N.J., 11 a.m.–3 p.m., free, for registration and information go to http://www.drew.edu/career/tri-collegiate-career-fair.

17 Wed.; Black History Month, Film Screening and Discussion, “Straight Outta Compton,” drama chronicling rise and fall of hip-hop group NWA, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Room 125, Dreyfuss Building, 10 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Discussion with select faculty members, free, for information call 973-443-8595 or email jennifer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

18 Thu.; Black History Month, A Conversation with Award-winning Author David Reynolds, author of John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War and Seeded Civil Rights, about need for students to recognize that BlackLivesMatter movement is for all Americans; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 12:35–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8710 or email rasheda_young@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

18 Thu.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House, program approved by American Bar Association; 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.

18 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Diana Nyad, record-holding, long-distance swimmer, presented by FDU and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio 880, PNC Bank, TD Bank, Hollister Construction Services and nj.com affiliated with Star-Ledger; 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 (seats available on first-come, first-served basis), for prorated pricing/to order tickets call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

19 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 years or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

19 Fri.; NHL Video Game Tournament; Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 8 p.m., free, sign up before event at http://www.ImLeagues.com/FDU, for information email parolski@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

19 Fri.–22 Mon.; Production, “An Evening of One-Acts,” varied evening of student-directed, acted, written and produced one-acts, by Fairleigh Dramatics, presented by visual/performing arts; Barn Theater, Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat.–Sun., 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Mon., 7 p.m., $12, $6 students and FDU community, to reserve tickets and for information email barntheater@fdu.edu.

20 Sat.–21 Sun.; 24-hour Play, write, direct, rehearse and perform short play in 24 hours, sponsored by Fairleigh Dramatics; 20 Sat., Rehearsal, Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 5 p.m.; 21 Sun., Performance, Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 6 p.m. free, for FDU community only.

22 Mon.; Morris Tech Meetup, “Raising Seed and Early-stage Financing,” Charles “Chip” Parmele, principle, Parmele, McDermott & Thomas, Princeton, N.J.; limited partner and strategic insurance adviser; mentor, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator; charter member, Indus Entrepreneurs; and founder, teq.Konnect, 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/.

24 Wed.; O.Berk Family Business Forum, “Loving and Surviving Your Family and Your Family Business,” multigenerational panel of family firms share their entrepreneurial journeys and lessons learned in owning and operating businesses in New Jersey, with Walter Morris, president, and Joanne Morris, vice president, Morris Animal Inn, Morristown, N.J.; Howard Gogel, president and CEO, and Jay Gogel, affiliate manager, My Limo, East Hanover, N.J.; moderated by Edward Ahart, partner, Schenck, Price, Smith & King, Morristown, N.J.; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 8–10:30 a.m., $75 nonmembers, free for members and FDU community, registration necessary by 22 Mon., for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email gzuccaro@fdu.edu.

24 Wed.; Town Hall Meeting, Facilities Master Plan, master plan projects selected by Steering Committee that will guide development and renovations on campus for next 10 years, presentation by Perkins Eastman, planners/architects; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, for FDU community only.

24 Wed.; Provost Pizza, enjoy pizza, salad and ice cream with co-workers and students, sponsored by Office of the Provost; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8927 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

24 Wed.; United Nations Pathways Ambassador Forums, “Korea in World Affairs,” Hahn Choong-hee, deputy permanent representative of Republic of Korea to United Nations, in conversation with Jason Scorza, vice provost for academic/international affairs, presented by global learning and and Provost’s Office; 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.

24 Wed.; 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.

25 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.

26 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 years or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

26 Fri.; Madden Video Game Tournament; Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 8 p.m., free, sign up before event at http://www.ImLeagues.com/FDU, for information email parolski@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Sat.; Explore Day — 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/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

29 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

29 Mon.; Black History Month, Networking Event, Multicultural Business Day, in collaboration with Silberman College of Business; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8787 or email mulraine@fdu.edu, for FDU students and alumni only.

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