FDU Magazine Online Vol. 19, No.2  Winter/Spring 2012
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On the Cover

FDU students roll up their sleeves and join hands to serve society. Clockwise from top left: Rumbdizai Kabatebate, David Nguyen, Mike Mento and Danielle Dombro.



























Promoting Brand You

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Studying Abroad at FDU-Vancouver
FDU Magazine regularly provides students’ views of their studies abroad. In this issue, we add a new twist and feature an internationl student who has journeyed abroad to study at FDU-Vancouver. Luis Cerón hails from El Salvador and shares his experiences so far from home.


Branding yourself with Social Media
Everyone is connecting with social media, and people today have more power than ever to promote themselves. But the digital world also has many dangers. Associate Professor of Marketing Caroline Lego Muñoz offers 10 important rules for using social media to manage your brand.


Sharing the Spirit of Service
Part of the civic-minded group of Millennials, FDU students are lending many helping hands and connecting with compassion to community projects at home and across the globe. Meet several students serving others, learn why they give back and take a look at the causes they care about.


Remembering Rutherford
Seventy years after the birth of Fairleigh Dickinson, we return to where it all started. FDU Magazine celebrates the institution’s 70th birthday with a look back at the founding site, Rutherford. A special column by one graduate captures the unique essence of the campus, while other alumni recall their favorite memories.

Celebrating FDU's Birthplace






When Opportunity Knocks
Dan Palmer, Political Science Major, College at Florham

Educating For Excellence
Vicki Cohen, Professor of Education and Director, Peter Sammartino School of Education, Metropolitan Campus

Hot Course on Campus
Utopias & Dystopias with Bruce Peabody, Professor of Political Science, College at Florham

Alumni Profiles

What’s Up, Doc?
Dickson Despommier, BA’62 (T)

This ‘Shipping Magnate’ Is a Lady!
Angeliki Frangou, BS’86 (T)

Alumni News



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J. Michael Adams, President; Richard Reiss, Senior Vice President for University Advancement; Angelo Carfagna, Assistant Vice President for University Advancement and Communications; Okang McBride, Director of Alumni Relations; Carol Kuzen Black, Director of Publications/Senior Editor; Rebecca Maxon, Editor and Web Designer; Nina Ovryn, Art Director

Contributors: Mary Ann Bautista, Kenna Caprio, Luis Cerón, Sara Chamberlain, Jenny Connell, W. Scott Giglio, James Henry, Dan Landau, Andrew McKay, Tom Nugent, Christopher Strauch

Photo/Illustration Credits: Bill Blanchard, Bill Cardoni, Stephanie Colvin, Timothy Cook, Martin Dee, Ellen Dubin, Deborah Feingold, Getty Images/Bloomberg, Dan Landau, Larry Levanti, Okang McBride, Elena Mitchell Photography, Danny Schwartz, S.R. Smith, University Archives

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Link to Article "A Sense of Mission" Link to Faculty Profile — Jason Scorza Link to Mission Milestones & Highlights — FDU-Vancouver Link to New and Enhanced Facilities Link to Athletics Accomplishments Link to A New Culture of Philanthropy Link to FDU Alumni Association Link to A Message from J. Michael Adams