Metro Campus This Month

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

May 2022

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; Dickinson Hall (face masks optional), check-in 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, students who register receive their specific agenda (families should make themselves available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until they receive their agenda), for information call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@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.; 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; Riverside Café, Lower Level, Alumni Hall (face masks optional), 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2045 or email rmills@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by undergraduate student Guianella Noriega, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 12:30–1:30 p.m., free, limited to 10 participants to allow for social distancing, arrive early to reserve spot, for information call 201-692-2697 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), business faculty and founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Room 2249, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall (face masks optional), 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

4 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; Regional Center Office, Fifth Floor, Robison Hall (face masks optional), 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2716 or email ddennis@fdu.edu.

4 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.

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

5 Thu.; Zumba Class, led by undergraduate student Guianella Noriega, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6 p.m., free, limited to 10 participants to allow for social distancing, arrive early to reserve spot, for information call 201-692-2697 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Microbial Diversity in Heritage Yogurt Cultures,” Athulaprabha Murthi, biology, Yeshiva University, N.Y.C.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall (face masks optional), 5:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389, for FDU community 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 Knight Breakfast, food, live music, raffles, games and more, sponsored by student life; Student Union Building (face masks optional), 8–11 p.m., 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), 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; Dickinson Café, Dickinson Hall, and Riverside Café, Alumni Hall, 9 a.m.–noon, free, FDU faculty/staff ID required, for FDU faculty and staff only. 

16 Mon.; 2022 Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Expo, showcasing semester-long group and individual projects of civil engineering, civil engineering technology, computer science, electrical engineering, information technology, mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology students, presented by Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 4–6 p.m., free, for information email cstubbs@fdu.edu.

17 Tue.; Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, Peter Sammartino School of Education, Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health and School of Psychology and Counseling; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall (face masks optional), 10–11:30 a.m.; Reception follows, Commencement Green, free, RSVP necessary (five-guest limit per graduate), doctoral graduates can RSVP online or email lugo@fdu.edu (for nursing), linetteT@fdu.edu (for education) and bfreer@fdu.edu (for psychology/counseling), for FDU community and invited guests only.

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; Lawn in front of Dickinson Hall, noon–2 p.m., free, FDU faculty/staff ID required, for FDU faculty and staff only.

19 Thu.; FDU Employee Appreciation Month, Chair Massages; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, noon–3 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; Lawn in front of Dickinson Hall, noon–2 p.m., free, FDU faculty/staff ID required, for FDU faculty and staff only.

30 Mon.; Memorial Day Holiday.