Metro Campus Next Month

March 2024

1 Fri.–8 Fri.; Art Exhibit, works by Krista Escaffi Aguilar, gallery manager, University Hall Gallery, sponsored by School of the Arts; University Hall Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Thu., 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Fri. by appointment, free, for information email g.carnevale@fdu.edu.

1 Fri.–8 Fri.; Art Exhibit, works by Oscar Rosario, sponsored by School of the Arts; University Hall Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Thu., 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Fri. by appointment, free, for information email g.carnevale@fdu.edu.

1 Fri.–4/15 Mon.; Hispanic Center Exhibit, celebration of Latin culture featuring posters of Hispanic traditions by students in Introduction to Digital Media class (fall 2023 Metropolitan Campus), posters of achievements by Latin musical celebrities by students in Creative Imagery with Photoshop class (spring 2023 Florham Campus) and creative portfolios of graphic design major students of Hispanic descent, cosponsored by Hispanic Center and School of the Arts; Hispanic Center, Fourth Floor, Robison Hall, Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (closed on Thursday, March 14, and Friday, March 15, for Spring Recess), free, for information email rnsoto@fdu.edu.

1 Fri.; Honors Day 2024, for admitted students, information session about University Honors Program, Honors Academy and Global Scholars, meet-and-greet with honors faculty, Q&A with current FDU honors students from various majors, sample honors class from choice of subjects, complimentary lunch, sponsored by admissions; Greg Olsen Student Union, check-in 10 a.m., program 10:30 a.m., RSVP necessary, for information email d.fortemps@fdu.edu.

1 Fri.; Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training, five-hour professional development and community-building opportunity to train and equip faculty/staff who interact with students to identify and address mental health concerns, co-led by internal certified trainers Chadwin Sandifer, executive associate dean, pharmacy/health sciences (Flor), and Zakia Clay, social work and director, Master of Social Work program (Flor), sponsored by Student Wellness Services; Zoom, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., free, registration necessary, limit of 30 participants per training session, for information go to Mental Health First Aid, for FDU faculty and staff only.

2 Sat.; Saturday Campus Tour, information session and campus tour; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, check-in time 9:30 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information go to Visit an FDU Campus, call 201-692-7308 or email v.xhaka@fdu.edu. 

3 Sun.; Discover Your Major Day, “Engineer Your Future,” overview of Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering with school director student panel Q&A; breakout groups by major/program with faculty members, presentations on required courses for majors/concentrations and information on minors and career pathways; tour engineering/computer science labs; and watch NAO Humanoid Robot demonstrations; Becton Hall, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., free, includes breakfast at Becton Hall and lunch at Greg Olsen Student Union,  registration necessary, for information email marobertson@fdu.edu.

4 Mon.; Virtual Open House, Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, includes overview and Q&A session with MPH faculty; Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email a.brace@fdu.edu or call 973-443-8230.

4 Mon.; Communication Alumni Virtual Panel Discussion, Hilary Froehlich, BA’08, MA’09 (Flor), media/content manager, The Connell Company, Berkeley Heights, N.J., and Samuel Hanson, BA’13, MA’15 (Flor), director of agent experience, Keller Williams Realty, Inc., Morristown, N.J., answer questions about lateral moves, getting into the industry of one’s choice and more, moderated by Katherine Dunsmore, communication and director, MA in communication (Flor), sponsored by communication; Zoom, 7 p.m., free, to RSVP and get Zoom link email sw-alexisrose@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 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 2249, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

5 Tue.; Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades K–5 Educators, organized by department of mathematics and computer science, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with FDU STEM Institute of Education; Zoom, 4–7 p.m., free, registration necessary using email issued from school where attendee teaches (one registration per person), registered participants receive details week prior to workshop, educators who complete workshop receive Professional Development certificate, non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on wait-list (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu. 

5 Tue.; Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades 6–12 Educators, organized by department of mathematics and computer science, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with FDU STEM Institute of Education; Zoom, 4–7 p.m., free, registration necessary using email issued from school where attendee teaches (one registration per person), registered participants receive details week prior to workshop, educators who complete workshop receive Professional Development certificate, non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on wait-list (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu.

6 Wed.; Virtual Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school teachers/staff; 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.

6 Wed.; Bus Trip, United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C.; bus leaves Dickinson Hall at 11:15 a.m., $10 deposit required to hold spot (leave money in Deposit Box, Office of Global Learning, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall), deposits will be returned once students board the bus, registration necessary, seats available on first-come, first-serve basis, to register and for information email m.rivera1@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

6 Wed.; Spirit Lunch, individuals who believe in a higher power, participate in meditation or prayer, have an organizational belief system and/or lack belief in existence of gods are welcome to conversation, hosted by Transforming College Campuses (TCC); TCC Lounge (Room 31B), Third Floor, Robison Hall, noon–1 p.m., free, for information go to LiveWell Happenings, for FDU community only.

6 Wed.; Lifelong Learning Lecture, “Nice Presidents Finish Last,” Daniel Cassino, government/politics and executive director, FDU Poll (Flor), in partnership with FellowshipLIFE; Fellowship Senior Living (exact lecture location will be determined prior to each session), 8000 Fellowship Road, Basking Ridge, N.J., 1–2 p.m., $25 (nonrefundable/nontransferable), free for Fellowship Village community residents, advanced registration necessary, for information go to Lifelong Learning Schedule.

6 Wed.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Danielle Des Fosses, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 2–3:30 p.m. (log-in 10 minutes prior to start of session), free, for information call 201-692-2166, email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

6 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.

7 Thu.; Virtual Information Session, RN to BSN Completion Program, sponsored by Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, for information email SNAH@fdu.edu.

7 Thu.; Virtual Information Session, Allied Health Programs, sponsored by Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email SNAH@fdu.edu.

7 Thu.; Academic Support Center Spring 2024 Workshop Series, “Unlock Your Learning Potential: Understanding Your Learning Style,” learn why understanding preferred learning approach is crucial for effective exam and essay preparation, presented by Academic Support Center staff; Room 503, Robison Hall, 2–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information call 201-692-2076, for FDU students only.

7 Thu.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Advanced APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 4–5:30 p.m. (log-in 10 minutes prior to start of session), free, for information call 201-692-2166, email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

7 Thu.; Virtual Information Sessions for 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program, training takes place at one of five New Jersey learning centers in Burlington, Hasbrouck Heights, Northfield, Scotch Plains and Tenafly; each scholarship covers cost of 12 credits for Orton-Gillingham Teacher Certificates issued by FDU’s Center for Dyslexia Studies and endorsed by IMSLEC (International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council) and IDA (International Dyslexia Association), sponsored by Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey; Zoom, 5:30 and 7 p.m. free, RSVP to graceh@fdu.edu to receive Zoom invite, once selected for scholarship, recipient will attend course twice a week at selected center (after-school hours), for information email graceh@fdu.edu, to check session schedules at Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey go to 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program.

7 Thu.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Essential Spoken English for International Students,” Paul Caruso, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 7–8:30 p.m. (log-in 10 minutes prior to start of session), free, for information call 201-692-2166, email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

11 Mon.–15 Fri.; Spring Recess.

12 Tue.; Virtual Information Session, Center for Dyslexia Studies Structured Literacy/Orton-Gillingham Teacher Training Program, program starts fall 2024 at FDU Center for Dyslexia Studies (Metropolitan Campus), sponsored by Center for Dyslexia Studies; Zoom, 4:30 p.m., free, to RSVP or for additional information call 201-692-2816 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

12 Tue.; Virtual Information Session for 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program, training takes place at one of five New Jersey learning centers in Burlington, Hasbrouck Heights, Northfield, Scotch Plains and Tenafly; each scholarship covers cost of 12 credits for Orton-Gillingham Teacher Certificates issued by FDU’s Center for Dyslexia Studies and endorsed by IMSLEC (International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council) and IDA (International Dyslexia Association), sponsored by Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey; Zoom, 5 p.m., free, RSVP to graceh@fdu.edu to receive Zoom invite, once selected for scholarship, recipient will attend course twice a week at selected center (after-school hours), for information email graceh@fdu.edu, to check session schedules at Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey go to 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program.

13 Wed.; Lifelong Learning Lecture, “The Golden Age of Broadway Musical,” birth and growth of the American musical, Allen Cohen, music (Flor), in partnership with FellowshipLIFE; Fellowship Senior Living (exact lecture location will be determined prior to each session), 8000 Fellowship Road, Basking Ridge, N.J., 1–2 p.m., $25 (nonrefundable/nontransferable), free for Fellowship Village community residents, advanced registration necessary, for information go to Lifelong Learning Schedule.

15 Fri.; Online Registration for Summer 2024 Sessions Open.

18 Mon.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Basic Grammar Workshop,” Rochelle Moskowitz, Becton College, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 2–3:30 p.m. (log-in 10 minutes prior to start of session), free, for information call 201-692-2166, email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

18 Mon.; In-person Information Session for 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program, training takes place at one of five New Jersey learning centers in Burlington, Hasbrouck Heights, Northfield, Scotch Plains and Tenafly; each scholarship covers cost of 12 credits for Orton-Gillingham Teacher Certificates issued by FDU’s Center for Dyslexia Studies and endorsed by IMSLEC (International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council) and IDA (International Dyslexia Association), sponsored by Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey; Verdon Skipper Learning Center, 902 Jacksonville Road, Burlington, N.J., 5 p.m., free, RSVP to graceh@fdu.edu, once selected for scholarship, recipient will attend course twice a week at selected center (after-school hours), for information email graceh@fdu.edu, to check session schedules at Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey go to 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program.

19 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 2249, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only. 

19 Tue.; Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades K–5 Educators, organized by department of mathematics and computer science, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with FDU STEM Institute of Education; Zoom, 4–7 p.m., free, registration necessary using email issued from school where attendee teaches (one registration per person), registered participants receive details week prior to workshop, educators who complete workshop receive Professional Development certificate, non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on wait-list (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu.

19 Tue.; Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades 6–12 Educators, organized by department of mathematics and computer science, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with FDU STEM Institute of Education; Zoom, 4–7 p.m., free, registration necessary using email issued from school where attendee teaches (one registration per person), registered participants receive details week prior to workshop, educators who complete workshop receive Professional Development certificate, non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on wait-list (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu.

19 Tue.; Conversation, “How Social Media Is Impacting Women and Girls,” Kara Alaimo, communication and deputy chair, communication (Metro), and author, Over the Influence: Why Social Media Is Toxic for Women and Girls — And How We Can Take It Back, with Francesca Degiuli, sociology, cosponsored by social sciences/history, communication and FDU libraries; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Florham Campus, and via Zoom, 5–6:30 p.m.; Book Signing follows, registration necessary for Zoom attendees, for information email tcruz01@fdu.edu or go to How Social Media Is Impacting Women and Girls.

20 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school teachers/staff; Regional Center Office, Fifth Floor, Robison Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, registration necessary, to register and for information call 201-692-2716 or email agmalone@fdu.edu.

20 Wed.; Faculty Colloquia, “Beyond Silos: Advancing Integrated Oral Care,” Abiola Adeniyi, health/human services (Van), sponsored by School of Public and Global Affairs; Zoom, 1 p.m. EST, free, for information email woolley@fdu.edu.

20 Wed.; Lifelong Learning Lecture Series, “The Scientific Methods and the Development of Evolutionary Thinking (Part 1),” Harald Parzer, biology (Flor), in partnership with FellowshipLIFE; Fellowship Senior Living (exact lecture location will be determined prior to each session), 8000 Fellowship Road, Basking Ridge, N.J., 1–2 p.m., $25 (nonrefundable/nontransferable), free for Fellowship Village community residents, advanced registration necessary, for information go to Lifelong Learning Schedule.

20 Wed.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Danielle Des Fosses, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 2–3:30 p.m. (log-in 10 minutes prior to start of session), free, for information call 201-692-2166, email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

20 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.

20 Wed.; Virtual Information Session for 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program, training takes place at one of five New Jersey learning centers in Burlington, Hasbrouck Heights, Northfield, Scotch Plains and Tenafly; each scholarship covers cost of 12 credits for Orton-Gillingham Teacher Certificates issued by FDU’s Center for Dyslexia Studies and endorsed by IMSLEC (International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council) and IDA (International Dyslexia Association), sponsored by Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey; Zoom, 7 p.m., free, RSVP to graceh@fdu.edu to receive Zoom invite, once selected for scholarship, recipient will attend course twice a week at selected center (after-school hours), for information email graceh@fdu.edu, to check session schedules at Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey go to 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program.

21 Thu.; Academic Support Center Spring 2024 Workshop Series, “Decoding Texts: A Guide to College Reading,” tools to annotate with purpose and precision, presented by Academic Support Center staff; Room 503, Robison Hall, 2–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information call 201-692-2076, for FDU students only.

21 Thu.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Advanced APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 5–6:30 p.m. (log-in 10 minutes prior to start of session), free, for information call 201-692-2166, email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

21 Thu.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Undergraduate Academic Essay and Research,” Paul Caruso, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 5:30–7 p.m. (log-in 10 minutes prior to start of session), free, for information call 201-692-2166, email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

23 Sat.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

26 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 2249, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

26 Tue.; Faculty/HR Meet and Greet Mash Up, Silberman College students meet human resource faculty members and employer partners, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, 6 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for Silberman College students only.

27 Wed.; In-person Writing Studio Workshop, “ESL Casual Conversations in English,” Rochelle Moskowitz, Becton College, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Metropolitan Campus Library, 11 a.m–noon, free, for information call 201-692-2166, email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

27 Wed.; Lifelong Learning Lecture Series, “The Scientific Methods and the Development of Evolutionary Thinking (Part 2),” Harald Parzer, biology (Flor), in partnership with FellowshipLIFE; Fellowship Senior Living (exact lecture location will be determined prior to each session), 8000 Fellowship Road, Basking Ridge, N.J., 1–2 p.m., $25 (nonrefundable/nontransferable), free for Fellowship Village community residents, advanced registration necessary, for information go to Lifelong Learning Schedule.

27 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.

28 Thu.; Academic Support Center Spring 2024 Workshop Series, “Defeating Procrastination,” insights into time management, effective strategies for breaking down assignments, art of creating daily/weekly schedules and to-do lists, presented by Academic Support Center staff; Room 503, Robison Hall, 2–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information call 201-692-2076, for FDU students only.

29 Fri.; Book Tasting Club, bring favorite books to share or listen to recommendations for what to read next, hosted by Ashley Tschakert Foertmeyer, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, noon–1 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email a.tschakertfoertm@fdu.edu or go to FDU Libraries Book Tasting Club, for FDU community only.