Florham Campus This Month

November 2014

1 Sat.; 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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

1 Sat.; Executive MBA 40th Anniversary Dinner, celebrating 40 years of exceptional business leaders; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., $40, for information call 973-443-8977 or email caligup@fdu.edu.

1 Sat.; 2014 Division III Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, sponsored by Division III athletics and alumni relations; The Madison Hotel, Morristown, N.J., cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., induction ceremony 8 p.m., $100, $75 past inductees, RSVP to RSVP go to http://myfdu.net/devilshof14, for information call 201-692-9552.

3 Mon.–18 Tue.; Priority Registration for Spring Semester 2015.

3 Mon.; Yoga in the Italian Gardens, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Italian Gardens (next to Hennessy Hall), 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Tue.–24 Mon.; Exhibit, “Welcome, James McBride!” books, DVDs and photos of James McBride, musician, songwriter and author, The Good Lord Bird (complementary event to James McBride Reading on 19 Wed.); 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., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m. (center closed 26 Wed.–30 Sun. for Thanksgiving Break), for information call 973-443-8516 or email friedl@fdu.edu.

4 Tue.–25 Tue.; International Education Week Exhibit, “25 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: The End of a Divided Germany and Its Impact on Both Sides of the Wall,” various media; Reference Room, Monninger Center, Mon.–Thu., 8:30 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m. (center closed 26 Wed.–30 Sun. for Thanksgiving Break), for information call 973-443-8516 or email friedl@fdu.edu.

4 Tue.; Morris Tech Meetup, keynote speaker Mitch Rothschild, co-founder and CEO, Vitals.com, sponsored by Rothman Institute of 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/.

5 Wed.; Undergraduate Adult Student Information Session; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 6–9 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information call 201-692-2551, email achieve@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-adult-admissions/.

6 Thu.; Morning Presentation, United Nations Briefing and Tour; Presentation, “SGAP: Are We Closing the Gap? HIV, Malaria and Ebola,” with David Rosen, anthropology; Nursing Club; and health official on infectious diseases; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 9 a.m.; United Nations Briefing and Tour follow, group leaves for United Nations Headquarters, New York City, 11:30 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information email shorn@fdu.edu or call 201-692-7362, for FDU students only.

6 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2087 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

6 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, sponsored by Student Government Association and campus life; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., free admission, cash bar, students 21 years or older, two forms of ID required, for FDU community only.

9 Sun.; Lecture, “Dream House: The White House as an American Home,” Ulysses Grant Dietz, chief curator and curator of decorative arts, Newark Museum, and author, Dream House: The White House as an American Home, sponsored by Friends of Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 3 p.m., $20 at door, reception included, proceeds benefit restoration of Florham, copies of Dietz’s book available for purchase and signing, for information call 201-692-7008 or email Rkelly05@fdu.edu.

11 Tue.; Letters to Our Troops, write letters of thanks and appreciation to service men and women in celebration of Veterans Day; Student Center, 2:30–4:30 p.m., free, for information email fdu.circle.k13@gmail.com.

12 Wed.; Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon, honoring faculty and staff for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 years of service, sponsored by human resources; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, Metropolitan Campus, 11 a.m., by invitation only, if requested, transportation to Metropolitan Campus provided, to RSVP and for information call 201-692-2705 or email pmiller@fdu.edu.

12 Wed.; Networking Event, Presentation on Cuba, guest speaker Jason Scorza, vice provost for academics and international education and philosophy/political science, sponsored by the EMBA/MBA Alumni Chapter and alumni relations; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6-8 p.m., free, refreshments served, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.myfdu.net, email fdualumni@fdu.edu or call 201-692-7013, for FDU community and invited guests only.

13 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, sponsored by Student Government Association and campus life; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., free admission, cash bar, students 21 years or older, two forms of ID required, for FDU community only.

14 Fri.–16 Sun.; 20 Thu.–23 Sun.; Musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, presented by visual/performing arts, directed and choreographed by Cynthia Loewus, musical theater; musical direction by Allen Cohen, music; and set design by Maiko Chii, costume designer and owner, Clear Box Productions, LLC; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Thu.–Sat., 8 p.m. (special early performance at 7 p.m. on 20 Thu.); Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 21 Fri., 11 a.m. (for high-school students); $12, $6 FDU community/students/senior citizens 65+, up to 30 free tickets available per high school (for 21 Fri. 11 a.m. show), for tickets and information call 973-443-8467 or email hollis@fdu.edu.

15 Sat.; Discover Your Major Day, Visual and Performing Arts, join hands-on and interactive workshops on creative writing, film, animation, graphic design and video game animation, sponsored by admissions; Lobby, Ferguson Recreation Center, check-in 9 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email admissions@fdu.edu or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=3451.

15 Sat.; 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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

15 Sat.; School of Pharmacy Fall 2014 Open House; School of Pharmacy, 230 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., 10 a.m.–noon, free, limited seating, registration required, for registration and go to http://fdupharmacyfall2014.eventbrite.com, for information call 973-443-8407 or email bfisher@fdu.edu.

18 Tue.; Graduate Information Session, information non-business graduate programs, financial aid/grants; meet with faculty and admissions counselors; Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5568, email grad@fdu.edu or call 973-443-8905.

19 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2087 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

19 Wed.; Reading, James McBride, musician, songwriter and author, The Good Lord Bird, winner of 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, and The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother, sponsored by college writing; Ferguson Recreation Center, 3:30–4:40 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8710 or email douglas@fdu.edu.

20 “Thu.; International Education Week, Fulbright Tea; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 2–3:30 p.m., free, for information go to http://globaleducation.fdu.edu/iew-2014, for FDU community only.

20 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, sponsored by Student Government Association and campus life; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., free admission, cash bar, students 21 years or older, two forms of ID required, for FDU community only.

20 Thu.; Inaugural Season, New Jersey Speakers Series, Steve Wozniak, chief scientist, Fusion-IO; co-founder, Apple, Inc.; National Medal of Technology awardee; inductee, Inventors Hall of Fame; and author, iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It,  presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center, WCBS Newsradio, The Star-Ledger, PNC Bank, Hollister Construction Services and Prestige Family of auto dealerships; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., question-and-answer session follows, open seating (seats available on first-come, first-served basis) $245, bronze reserved seating $365, gold reserved seating $425, platinum reserved seating $475, tickets sold by subscription to entire series (based on availability, subscriptions will continued to be sold on pro-rated basis throughout remainder of season), to order tickets and for information call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

21 Fri.; Second Annual Symposium for STEM Educators, “A Fresh Look at Math Instruction and Working With the New Standards — CCSS & PARCC,” presentations by Paul Rafalowski, PARCC ELC member, New Jersey Cadre and mathematics coordinator, South Plainfield School District; Michael Luke, education program development specialist, New Jersey Department of Education; Kim Feltre, K–12 science supervisor, Hillsborough Township Public Schools; Vicki Cohen, education and director, education (Metro); and Nicolae Borota, mathematics specialist, New Jersey Department of Education, hosted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s STEM Institute of Education and The Record; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7:45 a.m.–3 p.m., free, educators receive professional development credits, limited seating, registration necessary, for registration go to http://northjersey.com/FDU or call 973-569-7562, for information email sharma@fdu.edu or call 973-443-8691.

21 Fri.; TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling, Al Gomez, TIAA-CREF representative, 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.

22 Sat.; 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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

25 Tue.; Thanksgiving Recess Begins, 11 p.m.

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