Metro Campus This Month

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

September 2021

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.

6 Mon.; Labor Day Holiday.

7 Tue.; Last Day for New Registrations and Final Drop/Add Changes.

7 Tue.; Virtual Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Danielle DesFosses, Becton College, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 951 9449 7283; passcode: w1g8JE), 10–11:30 a.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email s.chinchole707@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Discover the Discovery Catalog,” navigate and learn about library catalog features to improve research skills, Paul Dunphy, head reference librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email pdunphy@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Virtual Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina Alaimo LoPonte, communication, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

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, and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

7 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by graduate student Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 6–6:45 p.m., free, limited to 10 participants to allow for social distancing, arrive early to reserve spot, must wear approved mask at all times, for information call 201-692-2697 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “The Research Process — Getting Started,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email michelel@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

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.; Online Library Workshop, “Databases and Search Strategies,” Saskia Kusnecov, research and metadata librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (Flor); Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email saskia_kusnecov@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina Alaimo LoPonte, communication, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Sammartino Room, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Accounting and Finance Virtual Recruiting Fair, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Virtual, 3–6 p.m., free, registration via FDU Handshake, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

10 Fri.; 9/11 20th Anniversary Remembrance, Flag Raising/Lowering; National Anthem; Prayer/Moment of Silence; Remarks, President Christopher Capuano; Remarks and Musical Interlude, “Empty Sky” (Bruce Springsteen), Robert Pignatello, senior vice president for University operations; Remarks, Jonathan Siemaskiewicz (Marine Corps), student veteran, psychology/mental health major and treasurer, FDU Student Veterans Association; and Closing Remarks, Uchenna Baker, vice president of student affairs and dean of students; Peace Pole (Muscarelle Hall), 9:30 a.m., free, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to Mendeley and Zotero Reference Managers,” managing citations and collaborating with others, Robert Wolf, electronic resources librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (Flor); Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email wolfrd@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Virtual Workshop, “Introduction to MLA 9th Edition Format,” Yelena Shekhtman, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 968 2338 4947; passcode: qS7Ax4), 1–2:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email s.chinchole707@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Virtual Workshop, “Technical Communications Basics: Lab Reports and More,” Helen Kuttner, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 724 0600 8718; passcode: V0HxDx), 4–5:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email p.patel283@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Nursing and Allied Health Students,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email dirk@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Virtual Personal Development Workshop, “How Hope Wins,” how hope can help relieve stress and energize to achieve goals, Kathleen Azzaro, psychological counselor/substance-abuse educator, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

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, and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

14 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by graduate student Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 6–6:45 p.m., free, limited to 10 participants to allow for social distancing, arrive early to reserve spot, must wear approved mask at all times, for information call 201-692-2697 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Citing Your Sources in MLA and APA,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email michelel@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

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.

16 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Psychology and Counseling Students,” Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 10–11 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information email patricia_murray@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “How Hope Wins,” how hope can help relieve stress and energize to achieve goals, Kathleen Azzaro, psychological counselor/substance-abuse educator, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS), sponsored by S-CAPS; Sammartino Room, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

17 Fri.; Rothman Zoom at Noon, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, to register go to Rothman Zoom at Noon, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu

17 Fri.; Constitution Day Lecture, “Gimme an F! Freedom of Speech,” Chris Rasmussen, history and deputy chair, social sciences/history; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, and via Zoom, 2:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Fri.; Silberman College of Business Hall of Fame Gala, “Social Change, Changing Lives and Innovation,” honoring Timothy Gearty, BS’77 (Ruth), partner, Gearty & McIntyre, LLP, Florham Park, N.J.; Claudia Healey, BS’92, MBA’94 (Flor), chief human resources officer, STO Building Group, N.Y.C.; François Nader, chairman, Acceleron Pharma (Cambridge, Mass.), Talaris Therapeutics (Louisville, Ky.) and BenevolentAI (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Micheline Nader, CEO, Jesra Foundation, Miami Beach, Fla.; member, FDU Board of Trustees; and chair, Silberman College Board of Advisers; and RWJBarnabas Health, recipient of Buddy Silberman Award for Social Change, with dinner, dancing and musical styling’s of Richard Baratta, renowned Hollywood executive producer and musician, and Gotham City Latin Jazz Septet; Tent, Italian Gardens, 6 p.m., $500, $250 young alumni (class of 2015–2021), sponsorship opportunities available, creative black tie optional, valet parking available, registration necessary, to register and for information go to Silberman College Hall of Fame.

20 Mon.; 30th Annual Knights Athletics Golf Outing, hosted by FDU Knights Athletics; Hackensack Golf Club, 880 Soldier Hill Road, Emerson, N.J., breakfast/registration, practice range 10 a.m., shotgun tee off 11:30 a.m. (food served along course), cocktail hour 5 p.m., dinner/awards/raffle 6 p.m., $400 per golfer, $1,400 foursomes, $150 cocktails/dinner only; FDU young alumni (graduated from FDU in last five years) $300 per golfer, foursome $1,200, $150 cocktails/dinner only, proceeds benefit Knights athletics department and facilities enhancements, for sponsorship opportunities and information email jryoung@fdu.edu, call 201-692-9552 or go to FDU Knights Athletics Annual Golf Outing.

20 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Career Research,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email dirk@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Zoom Workshop, “How to Make the Most of the Fall Career Fair,” 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.

21 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Business Students,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email michelel@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Virtual Personal Development Workshop, “Chill Out: Relaxation 101,” basic relaxation techniques to combat stress, improve sleep, decrease anxiety and quiet negative emotions, Alice Mills, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

21 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, and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

21 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by graduate student Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 6–6:45 p.m., free, limited to 10 participants to allow for social distancing, arrive early to reserve spot, must wear approved mask at all times, for information call 201-692-2697 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Virtual Workshop, “Essential Spoken English for International Students,” Paul Caruso, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 733 3403 9924; passcode: ZQs6jZ), 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email p.patel283@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Discover the Discovery Catalog,” navigate and learn about library catalog features to improve research skills, Paul Dunphy, head reference librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 10–11 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information email pdunphy@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

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

22 Wed.; Academic Convocation, includes Distinguished Faculty awards; Keynote Address, “The Long and Winding Road: A Half Century at FDU,” Geoffrey Weinman, former dean, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Italian Gardens, Florham Campus, 2 p.m.; Reception honoring Geoffrey Weinman follows, free, for FDU community only.

22 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.

22 Wed.; Virtual Workshop, “Writing in the Sciences,” Helen Kuttner, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 781 8100 6933; passcode: Dr46LJ), 5:30–7 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email p.patel283@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Chill Out: Relaxation 101,” basic relaxation techniques to combat stress, improve sleep, decrease anxiety and quiet negative emotions, Alice Mills, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS), sponsored by S-CAPS; Sammartino Room, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Education Students,” Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email patricia_murray@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “The Road to Crispr,” Irene Matejko, adjunct faculty member, Saint Peter’s University, Jersey City, N.J., and Bergen Community College, Paramus, N.J., sponsored by biological sciences; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2391.

24 Fri.; Rothman Zoom at Noon, “Increase Your Odds Of Successfully Receiving Funding — The NJSBDC Can Guide You,” Kelly Brozyna, state director/chief executive officer, New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC), Newark, N.J.; Matt Wells, regional director, NJSBDC of Northwest Jersey; and Robert Peluso, MBA’88 (Flor), consultant to NJSBDC, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, registration necessary, to register go to Rothman Zoom at Noon, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

27 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

27 Mon.; Virtual Workshop, “Creating the Works Cited List,” Yelena Shekhtman, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 932 4880 1914; passcode: 8VAyfW), 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email s.chinchole707@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

27 Mon.; 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.

27 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “The Research Process — Getting Started,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email michelel@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Engineering Students,” Robert Wolf, electronic resources librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (Flor); Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email wolfrd@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Fifth Annual Banned Books Readout, celebrate right to read and access information by listening to FDU faculty, staff and students read dramatic passages from frequently challenged and banned books, moderated by Nicole Potdevin, associate University librarian and director of public services, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 4 p.m., free, preregistration necessary, for information call 973-443-8521 or email tcruz1@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Virtual Personal Development Workshop, “Assertiveness: How to Ask for What You Want, How to Get It and More!” David Mednick, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

28 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, and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

28 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by graduate student Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 6–6:45 p.m., free, limited to 10 participants to allow for social distancing, arrive early to reserve spot, must wear approved mask at all times, for information call 201-692-2697 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Wed.; Information Session, “Study Abroad 101,” Anne Miksza Perry, director of study abroad for operations, global learning (Metro), and Brian Swanzey, director of study abroad for outreach, global learning (Flor); Zoom, 11:15 a.m.–noon, free, sign in with FDU email address, for information email amiksza@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Databases and Search Strategies,” Saskia Kusnecov, research and metadata librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (Flor); Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email saskia_kusnecov@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

29 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.

29 Wed.; Virtual Workshop, “Getting It Done,” how to use Giovatto Library to access resources for research paper, Paul Caruso, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 996 4576 7062; passcode: 486268), 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email sanjana28@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Criminology Students,” Eleanor Friedl, research and instruction librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (Flor); Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email eleanor_friedl@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Assertiveness: How to Ask for What You Want, How to Get It and More!” David Mednick, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS), sponsored by S-CAPS; Sammartino Room, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; Panel Discussion, “Cancel Culture and Viewpoint Diversity: Free Speech on Campus,” Bruce Peabody, government/politics and director, Florham Institute for Lifelong Learning (Flor); Madelyn Ferrans, law (Flor); Nancy Kranich, part-time faculty member, Rutgers School of Communication and Information, and special projects research librarian, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., and former president, American Library Association; and Elyse Gaitan, FDU history/government major (Flor); Zoom, 5 p.m., free, preregistration necessary, for information call 973-443-8521 or email tcruz01@fdu.edu.