Metro Campus This Month

In response to COVID-19, most University events are being conducted virtually.  For the most recent information, visit the University Coronavirus Update page.

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

November 2020

2 Mon.; International Education Week, UN/NGO Pathways Virtual Forum, “Communicating the U.N. Agenda: Challenges and Strategies,” Melissa Fleming, United Nations under-secretary-general for global communications, sponsored by global learning; Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, for information email ferraro@fdu.edu

2 Mon.; International Education Week, United Nations Virtual Tour and Briefing, “Economic and Social Development,” presented by U.N. representative, sponsored by global learning; 2–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to U.N. Virtual Tour and Briefing, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

3 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Physical Methods of Stress Reduction,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email maurice@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

3 Tue., Freshman Workshop, Résumés and LinkedIn, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5:30 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

4 Wed.; International Education Week, Global Virtual Faculty™ Program Workshop, learn about Global Virtual Faculty program and discuss ways to virtually engage with global partners for research; Zoom, 11 a.m.–noon, free, for information email ferraro@fdu.edu

4 Wed.; International Education Week, UN75: United Nations Global Conversation, Shaping Our Future Together, hosted by United Nations Association Coventry Branch; 2–4 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to UN75: United Nations Global Conversation, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

4 Wed.; International Education Week, Telling Your Global Story Workshop, learn how to market international experiences; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

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

4 Wed.; Virtual Workshop, “Advanced APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 4–5:30 p.m., free, for information email malav@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Wed.; Alumni and Friends Webinar Series, “Post Election: Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion,” Bart Bailey, AA’88, BS’90, MBA’99 (Metro), owner and principal consultant, Courage to Care, LLC, Allentown, Pa., hosted by FDU Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations; 7:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Alumni and Friends Webinar Series, for information email fdualumni@fdu.edu or jtroxell@fdu.edu.

5 Thu.; Walk and Talk Stroll at the Metropolitan Campus, learn about fun facts and campus traditions, join interactive stops throughout campus and compete to win FDU swag; Campuswide, 10 a.m., noon or 2 p.m., advance registrations required (FDU’s safety guidelines followed), to register call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu.

5 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Physical Methods of Stress Reduction,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email maurice@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

5 Thu.; International Education Week, “Working In and Around the United Nations,” learn about career opportunities at the U.N. from Rogel Nuguid, director of strategic alliance, Global CEO Alliance, and global issues/cross-cultural perspectives; Laurie Phipps, former principal policy adviser United States Mission to United Nations, and global issues (Metro); and Deniz Hacialioğlu, external affairs/communications, NYC School Construction Authority, and ambassador, United Nations TeachSDGs; moderated by Ryan Stalgaitis, director of career development (Flor), presented by global learning and career development; Zoom (meeting ID: 958 2624 6263), 1:30–2:30 p.m., free, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

5 Thu.; International Education Week, UN/NGO Pathways Virtual Forum, “Lithuania and the Future of Europe,” Audra Plepyté, permanent representative of Lithuania to United Nations, sponsored by global learning; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information email ferraro@fdu.edu

5 Thu.; Weekly Stock Market Discussion, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

6 Fri.; International Education Week, Global Engagement and Opportunities Program Relaunch, learn about new Global Engagement Program and how to enroll; Zoom, 11 a.m.–noon, free, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

6 Fri.; International Education Week, The Fulbright Program, Michael Makara, Fulbright research fellow and political science, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Mo., will speak about his experiences living in Jordan, the Fulbright program and how it has impacted his career path, hosted by International Relations Council; noon–1 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to The Fulbright Program, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

6 Fri.; Performance, “The Quarantine Diaries: 2020 Through the Eyes of College Students,” compilation of scenes/monologues from FDU students that reflect on anything that happened during quarantine due to COVID-19, presented by Fairleigh Dramatics, directed by student Kelly Goldstein; Livestream, 7:30 p.m., free, for information email lauren_c@student.fdu.edu or go to Main Stage Productions.

7 Sat.; Performance, “The Quarantine Diaries: 2020 Through the Eyes of College Students,” compilation of scenes/monologues from FDU students that reflect on anything that happened during quarantine due to COVID-19, presented by Fairleigh Dramatics, directed by student Kelly Goldstein; Livestream, 7:30 p.m., free, for information email lauren_c@student.fdu.edu or go to Main Stage Productions.

8 Sun.; Virtual Undergraduate Admissions Open House, sponsored by admissions; 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Attend an Open House, for information email admissions@fdu.edu.

9 Mon.; Late Knight Breakfast (Zoom Style), includes late-night cooking demonstrations with Gourmet Dining and FDU staff, sponsored by student life; Zoom, 8 p.m–midnight, free, for FDU students only.

10 Tue.; Virtual Workshop, “Information Literacy Instruction,” Paul Dunphy, head reference librarian, Giovatto Library, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 2–3 p.m., free, for information email spatel15@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

10 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Dealing with Loss and Grief,” Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email imbimbo@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

10 Tue.; Virtual Workshop, “Academic Writing and Annotated Bibliography,” Paul Caruso, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 5:30–7 p.m., free, for information email spatel15@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Wed.; Virtual Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high school counselors; 10 a.m., free, RSVP to receive Zoom link, to RSVP email bbyrnes@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2716.

11 Wed.; UN/NGO Pathways Virtual Forum, “Spain and the Future of Europe,” Agustín Santos Maraver, permanent representative of Spain to United Nations, with Jason Scorza, vice provost for international affairs and philosophy/political science, sponsored by global learning; Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, for information email ferraro@fdu.edu.

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

11 Wed.; Discussion, “Fire Up Your Finances: 8 Actionable Ways to Get Ahead of Your Finances,” different ways college students can get finances organized and creating plan for their financial goals BEFORE they go into professional world as alumni, presented by Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority, Inc., sponsored by student life; Zoom, 8:30 p.m., RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email fdumetromusigmaupsilon@gmail.com or message Mu Sigma Upsilon Ọkụ Chapter.

12 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Dealing with Loss and Grief,” Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email imbimbo@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

12 Thu., Freshman Workshop, Résumés and LinkedIn, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, noon–1:30 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

12 Thu.; Weekly Stock Market Discussion, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

12 Thu.; Virtual Business and Beyond, find out how Silberman College of Business is creating opportunities for students and changing lives, attend business class, watch demo of Bloomberg Lab, learn about Professional Development Program and hear about student internship opportunities; Zoom, 4 p.m., registration necessary, to register go to Business and Beyond, for information email lisa_paige_soltano@fdu.edu.

12 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Mitochondrial Inheritance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Septin Mutants,” Patricia Melloy, cell biology (Flor), sponsored by biological sciences; Zoom, 5:30 p.m., free, email mcclary@fdu.edu for Zoom link.

12 Thu.; Main Stage Production, “Songs for a New World,” musical written and composed by Jason Brown, directed by Cynthia Thole Loewus, musical theater (Flor); musical direction by Allen Cohen, music (Flor), presented by School of the Arts; Livestream, 7:30 p.m., free, for information go to Main Stage Productions.

13 Fri; Academic Resource Center (ARC) Virtual Session, tutorial services, support services from Metro Writing Studio and Smarthinking and interactive one-on-one sessions with ARC tutorial staff; Zoom, by appointment only, to book an appointment and for information go to ARC Tutoring Application, for inquiries email metrotutoring@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2076.

13 Fri.; Main Stage Production, “Twelfth Night,” by William Shakespeare, directed by Carole Healey, Becton College (Flor), presented by School of the Arts; Livestream, 7:30 p.m., free, for information go to Main Stage Productions.

14 Sat.; Fall 2020 Virtual Open House, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, includes presentation, tour and program-specific Q&A session for students, families and advisers; Zoom, 9:30 a.m.–noon, free, registration necessary, to register and for information go to School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Fall 2o20 Virtual Open House.

14 Sat.; Main Stage Production, “Songs for a New World,” musical written and composed by Jason Brown, directed by Cynthia Thole Loewus, musical theater (Flor); musical direction by Allen Cohen, music (Flor), presented by School of the Arts; Livestream, 7:30 p.m., free, for information go to Main Stage Productions.

15 Sun.; Main Stage Production, “Twelfth Night,” by William Shakespeare, directed by Carole Healey, Becton College (Flor), presented by School of the Arts; Livestream, 7:30 p.m., free, for information go to Main Stage Productions.

16 Mon.; Last Day of Fall Classes.

16 Mon.; Virtual Metacognitive Strategies Workshop, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, overview of reading, studying and organizing strategies to assist students in their college careers, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; 7 p.m., Information Session precedes at 6:30 p.m. free, RSVP to receive Zoom link, to RSVP email bbyrnes@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2716.

17 Tue.; Reading/Snow Makeup Day.

17 Tue.; Open Enrollment Benefits Webinar, for full-time FDU faculty and staff, overview of open enrollment plan options, medical plans and complete details about CDHP (Consumer Driven Health Plan) with HSA (Health Savings Account) option, dental plan and voluntary benefits; Zoom, 11 a.m., free.

17 Tue.; Alumni and Friends Webinar Series, “Estate Planning for Your Family,” Regina Spielberg, partner, Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP, Paramus, N.J.; and Shirley Berger Whitenack, partner, Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP, Florham Park, N.J., hosted by FDU Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations; 7:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Alumni and Friends Webinar Series, for information email fdualumni@fdu.edu or jtroxell@fdu.edu.

18 Wed.–24 Tue.; Final Examinations.

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

18 Wed.; Hospitality and Tourism Virtual Meet and Greet, hear latest news and updates from International School of Hospitality, Sports, and Tourism Management (ISHSTM) and network and reconnect with FDU hospitality and tourism alumni, industry professionals and some ISHSTM faculty and staff, hosted by Hospitality and Tourism Alumni Chapter at FDU; Zoom, 7 p.m. (EST), free, registration necessary to get Zoom link, to register and for information go to Hospitality and Tourism Virtual Meet and Greet, for inquiries email fdualumni@fdu.edu.

19 Thu.; Open Enrollment Benefits Webinar, for full-time FDU faculty and staff, overview of open enrollment plan options, medical plans and complete details about CDHP (Consumer Driven Health Plan) with HSA (Health Savings Account) option, dental plan and voluntary benefits; Zoom, 1 p.m., free.

19 Thu.; Weekly Stock Market Discussion, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

20 Fri.; Family Business Fridays, Zoom at Noon, “How COVID-19 and the Election Will Impact Business Owners from a Tax Perspective,” Brian Singleton, owner, Singleton LLC, Fairfield, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu

24 Tue.; Fall Semester Ends, 11 p.m.

25 Wed.–27 Fri.; Thanksgiving Break, campus closed.

30 Mon.–12/22 Tue.; Winter Session I Classes.