What’s Happening — May 2014
Florham Campus

2 Fri.; ISE/CHRM Breakfast Seminar, “The Big Pivot: Doing Business in a Hotter, Scarcer, More Open World,” speaker Andrew Winston, author, The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World, sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise/Center for Human Resource Management Studies (ISE/CHRMS); Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, networking with light refreshments 7:30 a.m., seminar 8–9:30 a.m., continuing optional discussion with presenters 10–11:30 a.m., $40, $20 nonprofit organizations, free FDU community and ISE/CHRMS partners, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8577 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5033.

7 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.

7 Wed.; 16th Annual Richard M. Clarke Distinguished Entrepreneurial Lecture and 2014 FDU Innovation Challenge Awards, speaker Francois Nader, president/CEO, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Bedminster Township, N.J.; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., $35, free FDU community (use promo code; email gzuccaro@fdu.edu for code), registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=1261 or call 973-443-8842.

7 Wed.–11 Sun.; Play, “The LaramieProject — 10 Years Later,” by Moises Kauffman, presented by visual and performing arts, directed by Chris Clavelli, freelance director; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Wed.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 9 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 9 Fri. 11 a.m. show), for tickets and information call 973-443-8644, ext. 4.

10 Sat.; Last Day of Classes.

10 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 9:30 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

12 Mon.–17 Sat.; Final Exams.

17 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and CampusTour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Forum, Rothman Building, check-in 9:30 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

19 Mon.; Graduate Business Information Session, information about MBA, executive MBA, Saturday MBA and MS in accounting and taxation programs; 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.

20 Tue.; Fairleigh Dickinson University 71st Commencement Ceremony; Izod Center, East Rutherford, N.J., 10 a.m., free, for information call 973-443-8935 or go to http://www.fdu.edu/commencement.

20 Tue.; Morris Tech Meetup, keynote speaker Simon Khalaf, president and CEO, Flurry, 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/.

21 Wed.; Conference, “Successful Transition to College for Students with Learning Disabilities,” presented by Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall; Breakfast/Registration, 8:30–9 a.m.; Welcome and Opening Remarks, Mary Farrell, University director, Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities; Barbara Byrnes, director, Metropolitan Campus Regional Center; William Presutti, director, College at Florham Regional Center, 9–9:30 a.m.; Workshops Session 1, 9:45–11 a.m.; Workshops Session 2, 11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (Workshops: “Assistive Technology for Students with Learning Disabilities,” Michelle Meyer, assistive technology coordinator, Regional Center; “Metacognitive Strategies: What Works?” Josephine Vonarburg, learning specialist, Regional Center; “The Social and Emotional Adjustment for College Life — A Counselor’s Perspective,” Mary Hebert, counselor, Regional Center; “Effective Writing Strategies for Success in College,” Sharon Fleischer, learning specialist, Regional Center; and “Preparing Students with Learning Disabilities for the College Search and Academic Success,” Joseph Cafaro, retention/recruitment specialist, Regional Center); Lunch, 12:30–1:30 p.m., free, attendees receive 3 hours of professional development credit, registration necessary, for registration email carmelat@fdu.edu.

21 Wed.; TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling, Peter Contini, 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.

26 Mon.; Memorial Day Holiday.

27 Tue.–7/5 Sat.; Summer Session I.

29 Thu.; O.Berk Family Business Forum, “ExecutiveDecisions,” Len Green, founder/chairman, The Green Group, Woodbridge, N.J.; Rutherford Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 8–10:30 a.m., free, preregistration necessary, for preregistration call 973-443-8842 or email guzuccaro@fdu.edu, for information go to http://www.fdu.edu/family.

29 Thu.; Third Annual FDU Alumni Association Board of Governors’ Wine Tasting; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 5:30–8:30 p.m., $40, for registration and information call 201-692-7013 or go to http://myfdu.net, for FDU community and friends only.

30 Fri.; Memorial Day Holiday Makeup Day.


 

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