Metro Campus This Month

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

December 2021

1 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 required indoors), 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2716 or email ddennis@fdu.edu.

1 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.

2 Thu.; Virtual Walk-in Session, “Career 311: You’ve Got Questions, We’ve Got Answers,” Theresa O’Neill, assistant director, career development, and Maya Sanyal, career development specialist, career development, sponsored by career development; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, registration preferred via FDU Handshake, for information call 201-692-2193 or email tmoneill@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

2 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “COVID-19 and Development of an Investigational Antiviral Treatment,” Poonam Nagpal, adjunct professor in biology, Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology, Kean University, Union, N.J., sponsored by biological sciences; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall (face masks required indoors), 5:30–6:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2391.

2 Thu.; Presentation, “High-end Real Estate Markets in New York City and Miami,” with alumni Arkady Smolyansky, BS’06 (Flor), senior vice president, advisory/transaction services, CBRE, N.Y.C.; and Sarah Hof, BS’19, MBA’20 (Flor), marketing coordinator, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, Miami, Fla., sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 6 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

3 Fri.; Rothman Friday Forum, “Small Business Formation and Governance,” Michael Marotte, partner, Schenck Price Smith & King, LLP, Florham Park, N.J., 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.

3 Fri.; Bus Trip, Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, Madison Square Garden, N.Y.C.; bus leaves Student Union Building Circle 12:30 p.m., $15, for information email rmills@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

4 Sat.; Preview FDU, learn about academic programs, merit awards and financial aid; tour campus; and meet with admissions team, sponsored by undergraduate admissions; Fitness Center (face masks required indoors), check in 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information go to Preview FDU.

5 Sun.; Bus Trip, Football Game, New York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.; bus leaves Student Union Building Circle 11 a.m., $10, for information email rmills@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

6 Mon.; Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester.

6 Mon.; Food Insecurity Is Real, Free Takeout Dinners for Food-insecure Students, donated by local restaurants, sponsored by campus ministry; Interfaith Chapel (near Public Safety Office), face masks required indoors, 4:30–5:45 p.m., for information email omj@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 Mon.; Online Literary Event, MFA students, alumni and faculty read excerpts from their published and unpublished works, featuring alumni Colleen “Flower” Conroy, MFA’14 (Flor), associate editor, The Literary Review; Racquel Henry, MFA’13 (Flor), founder/editor, The Writer’s Atelier, and cofounder/editor, Black Fox Literary Magazine; Idra Novey, creative writing (Flor); Colleen Quinn, MFA’19 (Flor); Minna Zallman Proctor, creative writing (Flor) and editor-in-chief, The Literary Review; and Regina Toth Wackerman, MFA’14 (Flor), associate editor, Serving House Books, hosted by alumna Heather Lang-Cassera, MFA’14 (Flor); world literature editor, The Literary Review; and college lecturer/faculty adviser, Nevada State College, Henderson, Nev.; Zoom, 7–8:30 p.m., free, RSVP necessary to get Zoom link, to RSVP and for information email heather@cassera.net.

6 Mon.; Tree Lighting Ceremony; Outside Student Union Building, 8:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community only.

6 Mon.; Late Knight Breakfast, food served by faculty and staff, features giveaways, raffle prizes and DJ, sponsored by student life; Dining Hall, Student Union Building (SUB) (face masks required indoors), 9–11 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.–8 Wed.; Reading/Snow Makeup Days.

7 Tue.–8 Wed.; Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades K–5 Educators, conducted by Neelu Sinha, computer science (Flor), and Rama Madhavrao, Becton College (Flor), presented by FDU STEM Institute of Education; Zoom, 3:30–6:30 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 and prorated compensation for minimum of 12 hours of training (attending workshops designed for two to three days), non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on waitlist (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu or go to FDU CS Hub.

7 Tue.–8 Wed.; Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades 6–12 Educators, conducted by Ihab Darwish, computer science (Flor), and Gurjot Singh, computer science (Flor), presented by FDU STEM Institute of Education; Zoom, 3:30–6:30 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 and prorated compensation for minimum of 12 hours of training (attending workshops designed for two to three days), non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on waitlist (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu or go to FDU CS Hub.

7 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Room 2249, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall (face masks required indoors), and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

7 Tue.; Food Insecurity Is Real, Free Takeout Dinners for Food-insecure Students, donated by local restaurants, sponsored by campus ministry; Interfaith Chapel (near Public Safety Office), face masks required indoors, 4:30–5:45 p.m., for information email omj@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Virtual Financial Aid Workshop, learn more about financial-aid process, how to submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and more; Zoom, 7–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email finaid@fdu.edu.

8 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.

9 Thu.–15 Wed.; Final Examinations.

9 Thu.; Virtual Information Session on Regional Center for Learning Disabilities and COMPASS Program, for students, families and high-school counselors; Zoom, 6–7 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Regional Center/COMPASS Workshop.

10 Fri.; Rothman Friday Forum, “Tax Changes in 2021 — What Business Owners Need to Know,” Stacy Palmer, tax principal, and Jason Warde, tax manager, Untracht Early, Florham Park, N.J., 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.

14 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Room 2249, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall (face masks required indoors), and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

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

15 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.

23 Thu.–1/2/22 Fri.; Christmas and New Year Holiday Break.