Florham Campus This Month

To submit an event, contact Carol Black at black@fdu.edu

May 2022

1 Sun.–17 Tue.; Women’s History Student Exhibit, “We Are Not Myths of the Past, Ruins in the Jungle: Stories of Valiant Women in Word and Image,” student writing and art resulting from collaboration between honors writing and graphic design classes taught by Janet O’Neil, graphic design and director, graphic design, and M. Kathryn Douglas, English and director of writing, sponsored by social sciences/history; Atrium, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (face masks optional), Mon.–Thu., 8 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; and Sun., 2–10 p.m., and Hallway Outside Room 110, Stadler-Zenner Academic Building (face masks optional), Mon.–Fri., 7 a.m.–8 p.m., free, for information email douglas@fdu.edu or joneil@fdu.edu.

1 Sun.; FDU’s GO DAY, admitted/prospective students build their own day to finalize plans for next four years at FDU; apply and receive instant decision; student-led campus tour; financial-aid counselor appointment; learn about new student orientation, housing and enrolling; and submit tuition and housing deposits; Office of Admissions, Rothman Building (face masks optional), check-in 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information go to Visit FDU.

1 Sun.; FDU Theater Season, “Children’s Hour,” by Lillian Hellman, directed by Chris Clavelli, associate artistic director, The Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, Fla.; voice production/speech, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, N.Y.C.; adjunct professor of classical acting, Actors Studio Drama School, Pace University, N.Y.C., and professional director/actor, presented by School of the Arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building (for safety reasons and out of an abundance of caution, all audience members are asked to wear a mask while in the theater), 2:30 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community and students, tickets may be purchased online, reserving tickets ahead of time strongly recommended, limited seats available for each performance, bring printouts of e-tickets or have e-tickets on phone scanned at door, for tickets and information call 973-443-8644 or go to FDU Theater Season.

1 Sun.; 32nd Annual International Vocal Competition and Musicale, honoring the late Violetta DuPont, Opera at Florham cofounder and benefactor; young singers pursuing careers as vocal artists compete for prizes totaling $10,000, accompaniment by Mary Pinto, pianist and Opera at Florham artistic director; St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 6 Sussex Avenue, Morristown, N.J. (COVID mandates in place at time of performance will be enforced), 3–5 p.m., $25, $11 students (22 years old and under), free to FDU students (22 years old and under), to purchase tickets and for information go to Vocal Competition.

2 Mon.–3 Tue.; Annual Studio Art Exhibition, approximately 100 student artworks in varied media, sponsored by School of the Arts; Rothman Building (face masks optional), 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free, for information email georgec@fdu.edu or moonelis@fdu.edu.

2 Mon.; Virtual Information Session, International Coaching Federation-Accredited Executive Leadership Coach Certification Program, presented by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in partnership with Ignite Business Partners; Zoom, 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information go to Executive Leadership Coach Certification.

2 Mon.; Yankees Viewing Party, New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Game, sponsored by housing/residence life; Bottle Hill Room, Santoloci Student Center, 7–11 p.m., free, pizza served, for information email cbrooks24@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), business faculty (Metro), and founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Room 106, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (face masks optional), 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

3 Tue.; The Richard J. Turick Screenings, 2022 Senior Thesis Films, presented by FDU and FDUFilm; The Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, N.J. (proof of vaccination and corresponding ID required for all patrons 12 and up; face masks required for all patrons), 6–10 p.m., $5, RSVP necessary, to RSVP leave a message at 973-443-8646, for information or to RSVP by email, contact libovh@fdu.edu.

4 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group via Zoom, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Wed.; Annual IMAGES Student Arts Festival 2022, FDU Band, FDU Chorus, FDU Dance and FDU Chamber Choir Concert, featuring wide variety of music — from ancient to modern to pop — and dance performances, with participation of Allen Cohen, director of music, and Cynthia Thole Loewus, director of dance, sponsored by School of the Arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building (face masks required), 7:30 p.m., free, for information email alcmusic@fdu.edu.

5 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall (face masks optional), 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register and for information email hebert@fdu.edu or call 973-443-8981.

5 Thu.; Florham Campus Career Closet Ribbon-cutting Ceremony with Fashion Show and Reception, students model business attire, Career Closet provides business attire to all students free of charge, clothing donated by Dress for Success, New Jersey Club Managers Association and members of campus community, presented by Women in Business Club; Devils Care Pantry; Silberman College of Business; and International School of Hospitality, Sports, and Tourism Management; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall (face masks optional), 11 a.m., free, RSVP by 4/18 Mon. necessary, to RSVP and for information email cmilano@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Thu.; Graduation Salute, senior portraits, thank-you videos, rings, diploma frames, honors medals, caps, gowns and invitations; information from alumni relations, graduate admissions and career development; check out class gift, philanthropy cords, faculty/staff appreciation cards and graduation-cap decorating ideas; Mall, Santoloci Student Center (face masks optional), 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free, for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Thu.; FDU Employee Appreciation Month, Ice Cream Day; Ice Cream Cart, outside Hennessy Hall, noon–2 p.m., free, FDU faculty/staff ID required, for FDU faculty and staff only. 

6 Fri.; Conversation with Danielle Brisebois, singer-songwriter/producer and former child actress, cosponsored by School of the Arts and by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 5 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu or trosen@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Sat.; Last Day of Classes.

9 Mon.–10 Tue.; Reading/Snow Makeup Days.

9 Mon.; Late Night Breakfast; Dining Hall, Santoloci Student Center, 10 p.m.–midnight, free, for FDU community only.

11 Wed.–17 Tue.; Final Examinations.

11 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group via Zoom, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Wed.; Alumni Webinar Series, “Publishing 101,” Minna Zallman Proctor, creative writing faculty; editor, The Literary Review; and author/translator, cohosted by FDU Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations, sponsored by TD Bank; Zoom (link provided after registration), 6:30–7:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register and for information go to Alumni Webinar Series: Publishing, for inquiries email jtroxell@fdu.edu.

12 Thu.; FDU Employee Appreciation Month, Starbucks Day, pick up free 12 oz. coffee or tea; Florham Perk, Santoloci Student Center, 9 a.m.–noon, free, FDU faculty/staff ID required, for FDU faculty and staff only.

14 Sat.; Opera Talk Spring Series, “A Celebration of Mothers in Opera,” operatic mothers from Italian, French, German and Russian repertoires, with Lou Barrella, opera educator; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall (face masks optional), 10 a.m.–noon, free, registration requested but walk-ins welcome, for information go to A Celebration of Mothers in Opera.

16 Mon.; 2022 Animation Thesis Exhibits and Screenings, showcasing evolution of students’ thesis projects from idea phase to final digital submission; The Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, N.J. (proof of vaccination and corresponding ID required for all patrons 12 and up; face masks required for all patrons), 6–8 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8693 or email robinb@fdu.edu. 

18 Wed.; Fairleigh Dickinson University 79th Commencement Ceremony; MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J., 9:30 a.m., free, for information go to Commencement 2022.

19 Thu.; FDU Employee Appreciation Month, Dessert Day, pick up free bakery treat; By steps in front of Hennessy Hall, noon–2 p.m., free, FDU faculty/staff ID required, for FDU faculty and staff only.

20 Fri.; Rothman Friday Forum, “Innovative Solutions for Small Business Challenges,” Hunter Hastings, host, Economics for Business podcast, and executive director, Center for Individualism, cosponsored by Provident Bank, TD Bank, Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey and Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, registration necessary, for information email srslavin@fdu.edu.

23 Mon.–7/2 Sat.; Summer Session I.

26 Thu.; FDU Employee Appreciation Month, BBQ Lunch; Italian Gardens, noon–2 p.m., free, FDU faculty/staff ID required, for FDU faculty and staff only.

26 Thu.; FDU Employee Appreciation Month, Chair Massages; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, noon–3 p.m., free, FDU faculty/staff ID required, for FDU faculty and staff only.

30 Mon.; Memorial Day Holiday.