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September 2016

1 Thu.–11/7 Mon.; 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.–Fri., 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.

5 Mon.; Labor Day Holiday.

6 Tue.–10/31 Mon.; Exhibit, Books and Ephemera on Faculty-inspired  Programs, displays on annual Words and Music Festival (WAMFest), student engagement program on torture and graphic book and book arts; 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 Wed.; Academic Convocation, includes Distinguished Faculty and Pillars of FDU awards, keynote speaker Christopher Capuano, president; Italian Gardens, 2–4 p.m.; Reception follows, Third Floor, School of Pharmacy, 230 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Thu.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; Room 107, Stadler/Zenner Academic Building, 6–8 p.m., free, for registration 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.

10 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/.

11 Sun.; Third Annual Student Leadership Conference, students gain knowledge, earn priority points and meet new friends; Coffee and Continental Breakfast, Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 10 a.m.; Welcome and Introduction, Hassan Orangerie, 10:30 a.m.; Keynote Address, “Improving Our World with Social Change,” Michelle Brisson, associate dean of student engagement, Drew University, Hassan Orangerie, 10:40–11:15 a.m.; Simultaneous Morning Presentations, 11:25 a.m.–noon: “Diversity and Dialogue,” William Chalmers, campus life coordinator, Hassan Orangerie; “Communication and Team Building: What a Team Means and How Communication Plays a Part,” Danushi Fernando, campus life coordinator, Room 107, Monninger Center; “Fighting Negativity — Individual and Group,” Conor Leary, campus life coordinator, Room 118, Monninger Center; “Budgets and the System,” Pamela Messina, assistant dean of students, Room 105, Monninger Center; “Interpersonal Skills,” Kat Roshong, graduate resident director, Room 205, Monninger Center; Lunch, Dining Hall, Student Center, noon–12:40 p.m.; Simultaneous Afternoon Presentations, 12:50–1:25 p.m. (same sessions and locations as Morning Presentations); “Policies and Procedures,” Sarah Azavedo, director of campus life operations, Hassan Orangerie, 1:30–2 p.m., free, for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

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

12 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “The New World Dis-order,” Jerry Pubantz, political science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 973-889-0332 or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home.

12 Mon.; Fall Self-care Kickoff, Zumba Class, led by Heatherlyn Spergel, Zumba instructor, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Studio, Ferguson Recreation Center, 5:30–6:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8947, for FDU faculty and staff only.

13 Tue.; University Honors Program Fall Reception, sponsored by Florham Campus Provost and University Honors Program; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 5:30–7 p.m., free, RSVP necessary by 12 Mon., to RSVP and for information email florhamhonors@fdu.edu or go to http://bit.ly/HONORSWELCOME, for FDU community and invited guests only.

15 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.

16 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.

17 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/.

18 Sun.; Musicale, “Harvest of Music and Song,” in celebration of Opera at Florham’s 25th anniversary, performances by soprano Maria Natale, tenor Fanyong Du and baritone Matthew Ciuffitelli, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., $30, $25 senior citizens 65+, $5 students, children admitted free and must be accompanied by adult, groups of 10 or more $20 per ticket, light refreshments served during intermission, to order tickets and for information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://www.operaatflorham.org.

20 Tue.; 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.

20 Tue.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “The European Union,” Heather Conley, senior vice president for Europe, Eurasia and the Arctic and director, Europe Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 973-889-0332 or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home.

21 Wed.; Monninger Conversation Series, Book Discussion, Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens and Italian Familieswith Francesa Degiuli, sociology and author, Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens and Italian Families, hosted by John Schiemann, political science, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 4–5:30 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

21 Wed.; 17th Annual Richard M. Clarke Distinguished Entrepreneurial Lecture, honoring Gene Waddy, BS’92 (Metro), chief executive officer and owner, DIVERSANT, LLC, Red Bank, N.J., with Anthony Frasier, founder, Brick City Tech Meetup, and entrepreneur-in-residence, Newark Venture Partners; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, Networking/Hors d’oeuvres/Dessert/Beverages 6 p.m., Frasier Lecture 6:30 p.m., Waddy Lecture 7 p.m., More Networking follows, $25, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.myfdu.net/clarkelecture, call 973-443-8842 or email rothman@fdu.edu.

21 Wed.; 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.

21 Wed.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; Monmouth County Graduate Center, 1 Main Street, Suite 116, Eatontown, N.J., 6 p.m., free, for registration 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.

23 Fri.; Friends of Florham 25th Anniversary Celebration, featuring guest lecture; premiere of 1930 home movie by Joseph Donon, Twombly Family chef; cooking demonstration of Chef Donon recipe by Chef Jeff Gourley, Gourmet Dining; unveiling of Phase I of Portrait Project; book signings by Arthur Vanderbilt, author, Fortune’s Children: The Fall of the House of Vanderbilt, and by Carol Bere, Samuel Convissor and Walter Cummins, co-authors, Florham: The Lives of An American Estate; and photo gallery of past projects; Guest Lecture, Laura Overbey, collections manager, Biltmore Estate, Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 5–6 p.m.; Reception follows, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, $25, RSVP necessary, to RSVP or for information and sponsorship opportunities call 201-692-7011 or email mbottch@fdu.edu.

24 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/.

26 Mon.; 19th Annual Robert T. Shields/FDU Devils Athletics Golf Outing, sponsored by Hollister Construction Services; Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, Livingston, N.J., registration/practice range 10 a.m., brunch 10:30 a.m.–noon, shotgun tee-off noon, cocktails 5 p.m., dinner/awards/silent auction follow, $350 per golfer, $1,250 foursomes before Wednesday September 21, $1,350 foursomes thereafter, $100 cocktails/dinner only, $50 cocktails/dinner only for FDU young alumni (graduated from FDU in last five years), for sponsorship opportunities and information call 201-692-7004 or email mco@fdu.edu.

26 Mon.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Phone-in Open House; 1 p.m., free, for registration 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.

26 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “The Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Effects on the Middle East,” Alex Vatanka, senior fellow, Middle East Institute and Jamestown Foundation, Washington, D.C., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 973-889-0332 or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home.

27 Tue.; Graduate Business Information Session, obtain information on MBA and MS programs, meet with admissions and academic advisers; learn about GMAT waiver option for eligible students 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/.

27 Tue.; Wealth Management Panel, keynote speaker John Hogarty, director and chief operating officer, global wealth and investment management, Merrill Lynch, sponsored by Silberman College of Business; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to https://fdubusiness.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe5/form/SV_0BQz2Nna67oxEMt, for information call 973-443-8377 or email sakinm@fdu.edu, for FDU community and alumni only.

28 Wed.; Fourth Annual Cybersecurity Symposium on Internet of Things and Cybersecurity; Keynote Speaker, Ron Ross, fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Presenters, Christopher Rodriguez, director, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security; Mike Geraghty, New Jersey director of cybersecurity; Yingying (Jennifer) Chen, electrical/computer engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J.; Panel Discussion, with Dorian Pappas, Enterprise IA Architecture and Frameworks, National Security Agency; and Ashutosh Dutta, director of technology security, AT&T; moderated by Michael Avaltroni, chemistry and dean, pharmacy; Student Poster Competition, Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) North Jersey Section, co-sponsored by FDU Center for Cybersecurity and Information Assurance and IEEE; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 8 a.m.–3:45 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fdu-4th-annual-cybersecurity-symposium-cybersecurity-and-internet-of-things-registration-6712668773.

28 Wed.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House; Danforth Hall, 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

29 Thu.; Family Business Forum, “Keeping the Family Business Innovative,” with Denise Offray, president and COO, Offray Specialty Narrow Fabrics, Inc.; Timothy Offray, business development manager, Offray Specialty Narrow Fabrics, Inc.; Susan Michel, founder and chief executive officer, Glen Eagle Advisors LLC; and Robert Michel, business development, Glen Eagle Advisors LLC, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Rutherford Room, Ferguson Recreation Center 8–10:30 a.m., first-time guests receive complimentary invitation, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email rothman@fdu.edu.

29 Thu.; Flu Vaccine, sponsored by student health services; Student Health Services Office, Wellness Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or while supplies last), free, no appointment necessary (walk-ins only), have consent form and screening checklist filled out, wear short-sleeve shirts/tops if possible, for information email sumorr@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

 

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