Florham Campus This Month

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

December 2022

1 Thu.; LGBTQIA+ History Month, Poster Exhibit, “The Biology of HIV/AIDS and Antiretrovirial Therapy,” student posters on health and social-justice issues concerning AIDS and LGBTQIA+ community, inspired by photographs by Luis Carle, photographer/artist and visual arts consultant, New York City Housing Authority, cosponsored by Progress Pride Club (Florham Campus) and SPECTRUM (Metropolitan Campus); Display Case, North Side Entrance, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 8 a.m.–11 p.m., free, for information email pmelloy@fdu.edu.

1 Thu.; Breakfast Forum on Current Events, “Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Historical and Political Contexts,” Benjamin Rifkin, Russian and dean, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, moderated by Jason Scorza, vice provost for international affairs and philosophy/political science, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Office of Alumni Relations; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, continental breakfast 8:30 a.m., presentation 9 a.m., Q&A 10 a.m., free, livestream available, RSVP necessary, to RSVP email j.herr@fdu.edu, for information go to Breakfast Forum.

1 Thu.–4 Sun.; FDU Theater Season, “Miss Julie,” by August Strindberg; directed by Nolan Hennelly, theater; and lighting design by David Landau, film, presented by School of the Arts; Barn Theater (audience members must wear face masks at all times indoors while attending performance), Thu.–Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community and students, tickets 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.

2 Fri.; Rothman Friday Forum, Monthly Coaching Corner Kickoff, “The Importance of ICF Certification,” Jo Colontonio, award-winning executive business coach/CEO, Ignite Business Partners, Marlton, N.J., and Dale Caldwell, executive director, Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, cosponsored by Ignite Business Partners and Rothman Institute; Zoom, noon, free, registration necessary, for information email srslavin@fdu.edu or jo@ignitebusinesspartners.com.

3 Sat.; Virtual Open House, Master of Social Work, presentation and program-specific Q&A session for students, families and advisers; Zoom, 10 a.m.–noon, free, registration necessary, for information email zakiaclay@fdu.edu.

3 Sat.; FDU Theater Auditions and Interviews, Nolan Hennelly, theater, for prospective theater arts majors for spring and fall 2023; auditions required for majors in musical theater or acting; interviews required for majors in directing and design/tech (including stage management); Barn Theater (face masks optional), 2–5 p.m., free, to audition or to schedule interview fill out form, for information on audition requirements go to Theater Program Auditions and Interviews, for inquiries call 973-443-8902 or email dbalsamo@fdu.edu.

4 Sun.; Opera at Florham, “Holiday Spectacular,” international holiday selections performed by tenor Theron Cromer, mezzo-soprano Cornelia Lotito; baritone Matthew Ciuffitelli; and rising stars from FDU and Montclair State University; artistic direction/accompaniment by Mary Pinto, Opera at Florham artistic director; and narration by Mariana Karpatova, Becton College; St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 6 Sussex Avenue, Morristown, N.J., 3 p.m., COVID restrictions mandated at time of performance will be enforced, $25 by check (fill out form, make check payable to Opera at Florham and mail to Opera at Florham Treasurer, 712 Ridge Drive, Union, N.J. 07083) or pay at box office on day of performance; $28 if paying online by credit card, $11 students 22 and under, free for FDU students 22 and under, to purchase tickets and for information go to Holiday Spectacular.

5 Mon.; Devils Care Pantry Food Drive, sponsored by Devils Care Pantry; Santoloci Student Center, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., free, for information email rachelapreta@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Mon.; Diverse Student Union (DSU) Dinner, sponsored by DSU; The Dish, Santoloci Student Center, 5 p.m., free, for information call 908-914-7397 or email r.kumar666@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Mon.; FDU Theater Auditions and Interviews, Stacie Lents, theater and director, theater program, for prospective theater arts majors for spring and fall 2023; auditions required for majors in musical theater or acting; interviews required for majors in directing and design/tech (including stage management); Barn Theater (face masks optional), 6–8 p.m., free, to audition or to schedule interview fill out form, for information on audition requirements go to Theater Program Auditions and Interviews, for inquiries call 973-443-8902 or email dbalsamo@fdu.edu.

6 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, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

6 Tue.; Virtual FDU Theater Auditions and Interviews, Cynthia Thole Loewus, musical theater, for prospective theater arts majors for spring and fall 2023; auditions required for majors in musical theater or acting; interviews required for majors in directing and design/tech (including stage management); Zoom, 5–6:30 p.m., free, to audition or to schedule interview fill out form, for information on audition requirements go to Theater Program Auditions and Interviews, for inquiries call 973-443-8902 or email dbalsamo@fdu.edu.

7 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.

8 Thu.; Virtual Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; Zoom, 10 a.m., free, registration necessary to receive Zoom link, to register and for information call 973-443-8981 or email sbrueno@fdu.edu.

9 Fri.; Rothman Friday Forum, “Critical Legal Insights: Proper Succession, Retirement, Avoiding Lawsuits, HR Issues, Governance and Outside Boards,” H. Glenn Tucker, managing partner and chair of corporate department, Greenberg Dauber Epstein & Tucker, Newark, N.J., cosponsored by 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

10 Sat.; Undergraduate Admissions Fall Open House, explore majors and concentrations, learn about scholarships and financial aid, engage with current students and enjoy student-led campus tour; Ferguson Recreation Center, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., face masks optional, free, registration necessary, to register and for information go to Attend an Open House.

12 Mon.; Last Day of Fall Classes.

12 Mon.; Winter Festival Concert, performances of popular, seasonal and concert music by music faculty members Kevin Brown, bass; Allen Cohen, piano and director, FDU Chorus; Ansy Francois, woodwinds; Mariana Karpatova, voice; Jane Seaman, voice; Peter Toth, piano; and Elzbieta Winnicki, violin; FDU Chorus and FDU Band, sponsored by School of the Arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building (audience members encouraged to wear face masks while attending performance), 7:30–9 p.m., $5, free for FDU students with ID, for information email alcmusic@fdu.edu.

12 Mon.; Late Night Breakfast, sponsored by student affairs; The Dish, Santoloci Student Center, 10–11:30 p.m., free, for information email azavedo@fd.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Tue.–14 Wed.; Reading/Snow Makeup Days.

14 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.

15 Thu.–21 Mon.; Final Examinations. 

15 Thu.; Virtual Open House, Master of Public Health Program, overview and Q&A session with faculty for applicants, families and advisers; Zoom, 7 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email mph@fdu.edu.

16 Fri.; Twombly Holiday Market, holiday shopping at small business vendor market, live music from local artists, seasonal hors d’oeuvres and hot cocoa bar, visit from Santa, hosted by Small Business Development Center at FDU and Madison Chamber of Commerce; Hennessy Hall, 5–9 p.m., admission free, donations encouraged (e.g. unopened toy, canned good or nonperishable food items and/or monetary donations) to support various local community causes, registration necessary, sponsorship opportunities available, for information go to Twombly Holiday Market, call 201-692-2236 or email SBDCinfo@fdu.edu.

21 Wed.; Fall Semester Ends, 11 p.m.

23 Fri.–26 Mon.; Christmas Holiday, campus closed.

27 Tue.–29 Thu.; Campus Closed.

30 Fri.; New Year’s Holiday, campus closed.