Metro Campus Next Month

December 2022

1 Thu.–14 Wed.; Display, “Studying Abroad at FDU’s Wroxton and Vancouver Campuses,” pictures of Wroxton College and Vancouver Campus; information and books about Wroxton (Oxfordshire, England) and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; and study-abroad opportunities; Schwartz Reading Room, Metropolitan Campus Library, Mon.–Thu., 8 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m., free, for information email m.john@fdu.edu.

1 Thu.; Zumba Class, combines Latin and international music with dance and aerobics, led by student Guianella Noriega, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 6–7 p.m., free, limited to 12 participants to allow for appropriate room to move, arrive early to reserve spot, for information call 201-692-2697, for FDU community only.

1 Thu.; 3–4 Sat.–Sun.; Production, “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: A Holiday Celebration,” dramatic reading of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Winter Solstice short stories and poems, celebrating the holiday season such as The Gift of the Magi and Christmas Carol, presented by The University Players, codirected by James Rana, BS’98 (Metro), Becton College, and Athos Vardouniotis, BA’11, MA’13 (Metro), Petrocelli Center; Russell H. Ratsch Experimental Theatre, Lower Level, University Hall (audience members encouraged to wear face masks while attending performance), Thu. and Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m., $10, $5 for FDU community, children, seniors and college students (with ID), for information email theuniversityplayers@gmail.com.

2 Fri.; Rothman Friday Forum, Monthly Coaching Corner Kickoff, “The Importance of ICF Certification When Becoming or Hiring an Executive Coach,” 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

2 Fri.; Pickup Badminton at the Fit, sponsored by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 6:45–8:45 p.m., free, participation on first-come, first-served basis, for information email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Sat.; Leadership Summit Simulcast Event, rebroadcast of Live2Lead 2022, guest speakers John Maxwell, bestselling author, coach and speaker; Patrick Lencioni, founder/president, The Table Group; Doris Kearns Goodwin, presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author; Eric Thomas, author, speaker, pastor and Audie Awards finalist; and Tim Elmore, founder/CEO, Growing Leaders; with Anupama Kinatukara, Live2Lead representative, in partnership with FDU’s Anita Rivers, executive director of community relations, Petrocelli Center for Continuing Studies; and Rashard Mills, assistant director of Student Union Building operations; hosted by ZNDKIN Solutions, Inc.; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., $125, special discount for FDU community (use ZNDKIN20OFF for first 25 tickets until 11/24 Thu. [$79 per ticket]; use ZNDKIN10OFF for next 25 tickets until 11/24 Thu. [$89 per ticket]), light breakfast/lunch included, registration necessary, to register and for information go to Leadership Summit at FDU.

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.

7 Wed.; 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 201-692-2716 or email agmalone@fdu.edu.

7 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group via Zoom, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS), 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.; Biology Seminar, “Calcium Signaling in Malarial Parasite,” Kavitha Govindasamy, research assistant/teaching specialist, Rutgers University, Newark, N.J., sponsored by biological sciences; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2391.

9 Fri.; Rothman Friday Forum, 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

9 Fri.; Pickup Badminton at the Fit, sponsored by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 6:45–8:45 p.m., free, participation on first-come, first-served basis, for information email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Sun.; 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; Fitness 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.; Late Knight Breakfast, food served by faculty and staff, features giveaways, raffle prizes and DJ, sponsored by student life; The Dish, Student Union Building, 8 p.m.–midnight, free, for information call 201-692-2231, 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), 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.

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.