Metro Campus This Month

As many FDU events and meetings as possible will be conducted through virtual means, and most campus events will be postponed until we are more confident that the spread of the coronavirus is contained in our region. Potential exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

April 2020

1 Wed.; Zoom Chat Session, “How Has the Corona Virus Impacted the Job Market?” Rory Sakin, senior vice president, RemX Specialty Staffing, Iselin, N.J.; 2 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 528-755-962, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Wed.; Getting to Know the Library Databases Online Workshop; 4–5 p.m., free, advance registration necessary, to join online go to Getting to Know the Library Databases, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

1 Wed.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Getting to Know the Library Databases Online Workshop; 11 a.m.–noon, free, to join online go to Getting to Know the Library Databases, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Admitted Student Virtual Experiences, Virtual Information Session via Zoom, for students admitted to fall 2020, learn everything you need to know about Metropolitan Campus, frequently asked questions and becoming a Knight; 4 p.m., to register and for information go to Admitted Student Virtual Experiences.

2 Thu.; Cooking While Quarantined with Dr. O, easy-to-prepare meals and snacks with Otito Iwuchukwu, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor); 5–6 p.m., free, to join log on to Cooking Session, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Admitted Student Virtual Experiences, Virtual Information Session via Zoom, for students admitted to fall 2020, learn everything you need to know about Metropolitan Campus, frequently asked questions and becoming a Knight; 7 p.m., to register and for information go to Admitted Student Virtual Experiences.

3 Fri.; Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes.

3 Fri.; First Petrocelli College Conference, “Best Practices in Higher Education: Retention, Assessment and Learner Empowerment,” with presentations by Barbara Byrnes, Metropolitan Campus director, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, FDU (“Transition to College [for Students with Learning Disabilities])”; John Findura, writing center supervisor, Bergen Community College, Paramus, N.J. (“What Would Hamlet Tweet? Using Social Media to Engage Students with Text”); Martha Garcia, director of veteran services, FDU (“Establishing a Thriving Veteran Student Retention Program”); Kimberlee Josephson, business and associate dean, Breen Center for Graduate Success, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa. (“Career Readiness Curriculum”); Natalia Kouraeva, instructional designer, Teaching and Learning with Technology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. (“Give Students Choices and Let Them Shine!”); Al Leibman, SLATE internship coordinator/adjunct instructor, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, N.Y. (“Cause in a Classroom”); Alex Rodriguez, adjunct lecturer and doctoral candidate, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas (“Online Consortium of Independent Colleges and Universities (OCICU): Using Cluster Analysis to Grasp Student and Institutional Value of Consolidated Online Offerings in Higher Education”); Nselaa Ward, leadership and diversity expert, Me & My Friends Change the World, Ellenwood, Ga. (“Leadership and Diversity and Inclusion”); and Christiane Warren, senior education consultant, Anna J Cooper Education Advocacy Consultants, LLC, Dumont, N.J. (“How to Design Dual Enrollment Programs as Pathways Towards Education Equity”); Auditorium, Edward Williams Hall (sessions in various classrooms), 9 a.m.–3 p.m., $25 (includes continental breakfast and lunch), free for presenters, for information go to Best Practices in Higher Education. (CANCELLEDConference fees will be reimbursed; call 201-692-2507 or email mfarrell@fdu.edu for information.)

Fri.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 695-288-210, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Fri.; Zoom Chat Session, “The Current Financial Markets — Buy? Sell?” Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, The Budish Group, Short Hills, N.J., and Marc DeBoer, BS’07 (Flor), deputy to Florham Campus executive; 3 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Fri.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Sat.; Admitted Student Virtual Experiences, Virtual Information Session via Zoom, for students admitted to fall 2020, learn everything you need to know about Metropolitan Campus, frequently asked questions and becoming a Knight; noon, to register and for information go to Admitted Student Virtual Experiences.

6 Mon.; Virtual UN/NGO Pathways Forum, “Working In and Around the United Nations,” Rogel Nuguid, director of strategic alliance, Global CEO Alliance, and FDU adjunct faculty member; and Laurie Phipps, former principal policy adviser to United States Mission to the U.N. and FDU adjunct faculty member; in conversation with Maya Sanyal, career development specialist, career development, presented by global learning, career development and University Core; 1­–2:15 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

6 Mon.; Getting to Know the Library Databases Online Workshop; 9–10 p.m., free, to join online go to Getting to Know the Library Databases, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Information Session Offered by Phone, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; call 201-692-2716 or email bbyrnes@fdu.edu to arrange discussion about Metropolitan Campus Regional Center.

7 Tue.; Getting to Know the Library Databases Online Workshop, learn how to navigate Discovery Catalog to find resources at library; 10–11 a.m., free, to join online go to Getting to Know the Library Databases, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Webinar, “Building a Championship Program,” Greg Herenda, head men’s basketball coach, athletics, hosted by FDU Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations and Development; 7:30 p.m. (EDT), free, limited number of participants, registration necessary, to register go to Alumni and Friends Webinar, for inquiries email jtroxell@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Zoom Chat Session, “Working in the Family Business,” Buddy and Mauro Castano, from reality show “Cake Boss”; 2 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 528-755-962, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Research for Your Paper or Project Online Workshop, proper resources for paper or project; 3–4 p.m., free, to join online go to Research for Your Paper or Project Workshop, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Discover Discovery Online Workshop, learn how to navigate Discovery Catalog to find resources at library; 10–11 a.m., free, advance registration necessary, to join online go to Discover Discovery Workshop, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Cooking While Quarantined with Dr. O, easy-to-prepare meals and snacks with Otito Iwuchukwu, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor); 5–6 p.m., free, to join log on to Cooking Session, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Virtual Sports Media and Marketing Panel, featuring former NFL players turned entrepreneurs and marketing and public relations professionals in sports industry, cohosted by Richard Laughland, marketing (Flor) and writer, Sports Illustrated magazine, and Randy Zellea, founder/CEO/owner, BackSportsPage.com; 6­–8 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting, for information go to Sports Media and Marketing Panel, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Getting to Know the Library Databases Online Workshop, learn how to navigate Discovery Catalog to find resources at library; 8–9 p.m., free, to join online go to Getting to Know the Library Databases, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

10 Fri.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 695-288-210, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

10 Fri.; Zoom Chat Session, “Self-care and Stress Management,” manage stress while social distancing, with Carrie Petri, certified health coach and corporate wellness expert; 3 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

10 Fri.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.–5/30 Sat.; Art Exhibit, “A Bigger Splash,” paintings by Claudia Waters; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free.

13 Mon.; Getting to Know the Library Databases Online Workshop, reference librarian walks you through library’s different databases; 2–3 p.m., free, to join online go to Getting to Know the Library Databases, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; TIAA Individual Counseling Phone/Online Appointment, sponsored by human resources; to reserve time slot call 201-498-8343 or email tatiana.novozhilova@tiaa.org or call 201-498-8345 or email zaki.saoud@tiaa.org

14 Tue.; How to Recognize Fake News Online Workshop, with Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; 3–4 p.m., free, to join online go to How to Recognize Fake News, for information email paul393_dunphy@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Webinar, “Polling Fools: How and Why We Do It,” Peter Woolley, political science and founding director, School of Public and Global Affairs (Flor), hosted by FDU Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations and Development; 7:30 p.m. (EDT), free, limited number of participants, registration necessary, to register and for inquiries email jtroxell@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 528-755-962, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Zoom Chat Session, “Learn About HSBC and Job Opportunities,” internship and job opportunities for 2021 with Barth Frank, vice president, graduate development program, HSBC; 2 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Discover Discovery Online Workshop, learn how to navigate Discovery Catalog to find resources at library; 10–11 a.m., free, advance registration necessary, to join online go to Discover Discovery Workshop, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Cooking While Quarantined with Dr. O, easy-to-prepare meals and snacks with Otito Iwuchukwu, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor); 5–6 p.m., free, to join log on to Cooking Session, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Discovery Online Workshop, basic introduction to some of Discovery’s main features; 6–7 p.m., free, to join online go to Discovery Workshop, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

17 Fri.; Discovery Online Workshop, basic introduction to some of Discovery’s main features; 11 a.m.–noon, free, to join online go to Discovery Workshop, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

17 Fri.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 695-288-210, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Fri.; Zoom Chat Session, “Networking From Your Couch,” Jennifer Groce, founder and managing partner, Reed Jones Partners LLC, Summit, N.J.; 3 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Fri.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

20 Mon.; Online Registration for Summer 2020 Classes Opens.

20 Mon.; Virtual Lecture, “Religion and Secularism in Multicultural Democracies,” Ram Kishan, visiting professor, Oakland University, Rochester, Mich.; and member, FDU Global Virtual Faculty; 2­–3:30 p.m., ,free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

20 Mon.; Career Research Online Workshop, with Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; 3–4 p.m., free, to join online go to Career Research, for information email paul393_dunphy@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Discovery Online Workshop, basic introduction to some of Discovery’s main features; 6–7 p.m., free, to join online go to Discovery Workshop, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Information Session Offered by Phone, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; call 201-692-2716 or email bbyrnes@fdu.edu to arrange discussion about Metropolitan Campus Regional Center.

22 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 528-755-962, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Zoom Chat Session, “FDU Superstar Alum,” alumni Bobby Stern, BS’08 (Flor), president, Riviera Caterers, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Andrew Cavitolo, BS’07, MS’08 (Flor), CEO and creative director, Riviera Caterers; 2 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Discover Discovery Online Workshop, learn how to navigate Discovery Catalog to find resources at library; 10–11 a.m., free, advance registration necessary, to join online go to Discover Discovery Workshop, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Cooking While Quarantined with Dr. O, easy-to-prepare meals and snacks with Otito Iwuchukwu, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor); 5–6 p.m., free, to join log on to Cooking Session, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Livestream and Webinar Discussion, “Transforming Our Democracy with Ranked-choice Voting,” with Rob Richie, president and CEO, FairVote, Takoma Park, Md., presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University; 7:30–9:30 p.m., free, limited attendance to Zoom webinar, live streaming via NFRPP Facebook page, for details go to Network for Responsible Public Policy.

24 Fri.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 695-288-210, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

24 Fri.; Zoom Chat Session, “FDU Superstar Alum,” Ken Austin, MBA’95 (Metro), founder and chairman, Avión Tequila LLC, N.Y.C.; 3 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

24 Fri.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Mon,; Priority Registration for Fall 2020 Begins.

27 Mon.; Transition to College Online Workshop, insider’s guide to making successful transition to college for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) or 504 plans; for information email bbyrnes@fdu.edu.  

29 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group at Home (via Zoom), reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, facilitated by Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 2–2:45 p.m., free, to join log on to Zoom Meeting ID 528-755-962, for information email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Wed.; Zoom Chat Session, “Barclays — Video Interviewing and Job Opportunities,” Lisa Gallagher, AVP and COO, talent acquisition, Barclays, N.Y.C.; 2 p.m., to join online go to Zoom Chat Session, for information email patricia_wyer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Wed.; Zumba at Home (via Zoom) with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; 5–5:45 p.m., free, log on to Zoom Meeting ID 438-497-135, for information email josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; Discover Discovery Online Workshop, learn how to navigate Discovery Catalog to find resources at library; 10–11 a.m., free, advance registration necessary, to join online go to Discover Discovery Workshop, for information call 201-692-2287 or email ribustel@fdu.edu,  for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; Cooking While Quarantined with Dr. O, easy-to-prepare meals and snacks with Otito Iwuchukwu, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor); 5–6 p.m., free, to join log on to Cooking Session, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Jason Alexander, Seinfeld’s George Costanza, actor and comedian, presented by FDU and sponsored by PSEG, PNC Bank, The Allergan Foundation, TD Bank, Delta Dental, Schenk Price Smith & King LLP, WCBS Newsradio, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and nj.com affiliated with The Star-Ledger; NJPAC, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., tickets sold by subscription (based on availability, subscriptions will continue to be sold on prorated basis throughout remainder of season), open seating (seats available on first-come, first-served basis), to order tickets call 1-888-696-5722 or go to New Jersey Speakers Series. (POSTPONED; Tickets will be honored at the rescheduled date.)