Florham Campus Next Month

October 2017

1 Sun.; 2017 Division III Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, sponsored by Division III athletics and alumni relations; The Madison Hotel, Morristown, N.J., reception noon, lunch 1 p.m., induction ceremony 2 p.m., $100, $75 past inductees, RSVP by 9/25 Mon., to RSVP go to http://www.myfdu.net/devilshof17, for information call 201-692-7004 or email tmeade@fdu.edu.

2 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

2 Mon.–11/3 Fri.; Exhibit, “The Struggle Continues: A Student Writing and Graphics Arts Collaboration on Black Comic Book Superheroes,” student writing and artwork explore necessity of superheroes in contemporary America where certain marginalized populations express that struggle — political and personal struggle — continues, co-sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Campus Executive’s Office; Writing and Visual Expression (WaVE) Exhibit Area, College Writing Office (Suite 22, Upper Balcony), Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (may be open at other times), free, for information call 973-443-8710 or 973-443-8718.

2 Mon.; 20th Annual Robert T. Shields/FDU Devils Athletics Golf Outing, sponsored by Hollister Construction Services; Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, Livingston, N.J., registration/practice range 10 a.m., brunch 10:30 a.m.–noon, shotgun tee-off noon, cocktails 5 p.m., dinner/awards/silent auction follow, $350 per golfer, $1,250 foursomes before 9/13 Wed., $1,350 foursomes thereafter, $100 cocktails/dinner only, $50 cocktails/dinner only for FDU young alumni (graduated from FDU in last five years), for sponsorship opportunities and information call 201-692-7013 or email fdualumni@fdu.edu.

2 Mon.; Phone-in Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; 1 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/continuing-education/financial-planning/certificate-program-financial-planning/open-house-registration-and-start-dates/, for information call 973-443-8990 or email fp@fdu.edu.

2 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “The Administration Is Playing By Its Own Rules: What Does That Mean to All of Us?” David Rothkopf, chief executive officer, The Rothkopf Group, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home/currentprogram.

3 Tue.; Graduate Information Session, learn about programs in education, liberal arts, sciences and professional studies; evening, weekend, in class and online scheduling; information on financial-aid, payment-plan options and graduate scholarship opportunities; and test preparation for GRE, co-sponsored by graduate admissions; Lobby, Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/graduate-information-session-registration/.

4 Wed.; Flu Vaccines, sponsored by student health services; Student Health Services Office, Wellness Center, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. (or while supplies last), highly recommended that faculty/staff 65 years old and over see their health care provider for more effective dose, free, no appointment necessary (walk-ins welcome), wear short-sleeve shirts/tops if possible, for information call 973-443-8535 or email sumorr@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Wed.; Faculty Book Celebration, newly published books by FDU faculty members, Landslide, by Minna Proctor, editor-in-chief, The Literary Review, and creative writing; and June Sparrow and the Million Dollar Penny, by Rebecca Chace, creative writing, sponsored by Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Hassan Orangerie, 3 p.m., free, light refreshments served, for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

5 Thu.; Friends of Florham Reception and Lecture, sponsored by Friends of Florham; Reception, Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 5 p.m.; Lecture, “Edifice Complex: The Vanderbilts and the Architectural Rivalries of America’s Gilded Age,” Gary Darden, history and chair, social sciences/history (Flor), Hassan Orangerie, 6 p.m., $20, free FDU community, registration preferred, for registration and payment go to http://www.myfdu.net/friendsreception, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/community-programs/friends-of-florham/contact-us/.

6 Fri.; Florham Campus Fall Family Weekend 2017; Family Reception, Hennessy Hall, 6 p.m., free; Hypnotist Show, featuring Dan Lornitis, Dining Hall, Student Center, 9:15 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to https://fdufamilyweekend_hypnotist.eventbrite.com, for information on events call 973-443-8575 or email cleary2@fdu.edu or go to http://www.fdu.edu/fffw, for FDU community and students’ families only.

6 Fri.; WAMFest 2017, “The Art of the Mind,” conversation with Sean Astin, film actor, director, voice artist and producer; best known for his roles as Samwise Gamgee (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy), Mikey Walsh (“The Goonies”) and title character of “Rudy”; and co-author, The New York Times bestseller, There and Back Again: An Actor’s Tale, and with Anthony Tasso, psychology and director, psychology/counseling, co-sponsored by FDU; FDU Trustee Robert Pures, BS’67 (Flor), and his wife, Patricia; and Morris Arts; Tent, Italian Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fdu-wamfest-sean-astin-registration-37888391198, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/becton-college/literature-language-writing-philosophy/wamfest/ or email dennison@fdu.edu.

7 Sat.; Florham Campus Fall Family Weekend 2017; Devils vs. Alvernia Crusaders Volleyball Game, Ferguson Recreation Center, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., free; Devils vs. Farmingdale Rams Men’s Tennis Game, Tennis Courts, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., free; Family Weekend Brunch, Hennessy Hall, 10:30 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to https://fdufamilyweekend_brunch.eventbrite.com; Hennessy Hall Tours, with student tour guides, noon–4 p.m., free; Autumn Festival, Monninger Center Lawn, noon–4 p.m., free; Devils vs. Eastern Eagles Field Hockey Game, Shields Field, 1 p.m., free; Paint and Sip Sessions, Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 4–5:30 p.m. and 5:30–7 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to https://fdufamilyweekend_paint1.eventbrite.com or to https://fdufamilyweekend_paint2eventbrite.com; Happy Hour and Open Mic, Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., free; Eh440 A Cappella Performance, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to https://fdufamilyweekend_acapella.eventbrite.com; Bingo, sponsored by Florham Programming Committee, Dining Hall, Student Center, 8:30 p.m., free; Trivia Game, sponsored by Florham Programming Committee, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 8:30 p.m., free, for information on events call 973-443-8575 or email cleary2@fdu.edu or go to http://www.fdu.edu/fffw, for FDU community and students’ families only.

8 Sun.; Florham Campus Fall Family Weekend 2017; Brunch, Dining Hall, Student Center, 11: 30 a.m., free; FDU Devils Perform: A Showcase, cabaret performance featuring dance, song, poetry reading and comedy routines, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 1 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to https://fdufamilyweekend_perform.eventbrite.com, for information on events call 973-443-8575 or email cleary2@fdu.edu or go to http://www.fdu.edu/fffw, for FDU community and students’ families only.

9 Mon.–19 Thu.; Exhibit, “Dante’s Divine Comedy,” display of various manuscripts and editions of The Divine Comedy; Reference Room, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 8:30 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8516.

9 Mon.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email joanne_chirico@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/.

9 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “NASA Has Great Plans: Here Is What They Are and Why They Are Great,” Charles Liu, astrophysics, College of Staten Island, City University of New York, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home/currentprogram.

11 Wed.; Flu Vaccines, sponsored by student health services; Student Health Services Office, Wellness Center, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. (or while supplies last), highly recommended that faculty/staff 65 years old and over see their health care provider for more effective dose, free, no appointment necessary (walk-ins welcome), wear short-sleeve shirts/tops if possible, for information call 973-443-8535 or email sumorr@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Thu.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 6:30 p.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

12 Thu.; Wealth Management Advisory Panel Discussion, sponsored by Silberman College of Business Professional Development Program; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7–8 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8851 or email cmenniti@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, David Cameron, former prime minister of United Kingdom (2010–2016), presented by FDU and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, nj.com affiliated with The Star-Ledger, Delta Dental of New Jersey, PNC Bank, TD Bank and Hollister Construction Services; 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 http://njspeakersseries.org/.

13 Fri.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Fritz Lounge, Second Floor, Hennessy Hall, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free, by appointment, for appointment and information call 1-800-732-8353 or go to https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

14 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email joanne_chirico@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/.

14 Sat.; Wroxton Reunion 2017, with Dean Nicholas Baldwin, featuring cocktails, dinner, live music, live and silent auctions, with proceeds supporting Wroxton College and Wroxton experience; Park Avenue Club, Florham Park, N.J., 4:30–7:30 p.m., $50 (includes 2 cocktails and dinner), cash bar, business attire (jackets required for men), registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.myfdu.net/wroxtonreunion17, call 201-692-7013 or email fdualumni@fdu.edu, for alumni and friends 21 and over.

15 Sun.; Opera at Florham 35th Anniversary Gala Concert and Reception, From Opera to American Songbook, honoring James Morris, award-winning bass baritone and voice, Manhattan School of Music, and Susan Quittmeyer, mezzo-soprano and studio/voice, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, hosted by Midge Woolsey, former WQXR and PBS broadcaster; with Maria Natale, soprano; Ricardo Rivera, baritone; Fanyong Du, tenor; Mary Pinto, accompanist and artistic manager; and Stephen DeMaio, organizer, co-sponsored by Morris Arts Council through New Jersey State Council on the Arts; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., $50 (includes concert, reception, dinner, wine and dessert), reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://www.operaatflorham.org.

16 Mon.–17 Tue.; Fall Recess.

16 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Built-in Defects in American Democracy,” Philip Mundo, political science and environmental studies/sustainability, Drew University, Madison, N.J., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home/currentprogram.

17 Tue.; Undergraduate Adult Information Session; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 5:30–7:30 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email achieve@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2551.

18 Wed.; Women’s Entrepreneurship Week Panel Discussion, panelists Susana Fonticoba, founder, Right Click Advantage and Sisters in Entrepreneurship, and president, National Association of Women Business Owners Central and Northern New Jersey; Michelle Pais, CEO, Signature Realty; Jessica Rosen, co-founder and president, Raw Generation, and certified holistic health coach; and Meg Columbia-Walsh, successful tech entrepreneur and CEO, Wylei, moderated by Marlene Waldock, founder, 1st Impression Communications and Because We Are Women, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email srslavin@fdu.edu.

19 Thu.; Presentation,Dante’s Divine Comedy: Making an Illuminated Manuscript in the Digital Age,” conversation between Wayne Storey, Italian/medieval studies, Indiana University Bloomington, and founding editor, Textual Cultures, and George Cochrane, art, sponsored by visual/performing arts; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 1 p.m., free, for information email georgec@fdu.edu.

20 Fri.; Retirement Celebration for Bill Klika, retired director of Division III athletics and head football coach, celebration of Klika’s accomplishments for 44 years of service; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., $85 per person, make checks payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University and mail to Tom Meade, Office of University Advancement, 1000 River Road, H-DH3-13, Teaneck, NJ 07666, RSVP by 10 Tue., to RSVP go to http://www.myfdu.net/billklika, for information call 201-692-7004 or email TMeade@fdu.edu.

20 Fri.– 22 Sun.; 26 Thu.–29 Sun.; Musical Comedy, “Company,” book by George Furth; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed and choreographed by Cynthia Thole Loewus, musical theater; and musical direction by Allen Cohen, music, presented by visual/performing arts department; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Fri.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 26 Thu., Special Early Performance, 7 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community/students, for tickets and information call 973-443-8644 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/becton-college/visual-and-performing-arts/theater/this-season-on-stage/.

21 Sat.; 25th Annual Shakespeare Colloquium, “Shakespeare’s Women,” Iska Alter, emerita, English, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.; Denise Walen, drama, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Phyllis Rackin, former president, Shakespeare Association of America, and emerita, English, University of Pennslyvania; Ellen Barry, actress and co-founder, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival (now Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), and moderator Harry Keyishian, emeritus, English, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences with support of Columbia University Seminar on Shakespeare; Sturchio Hall (Room S-11), Science Building, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., free, New Jersey teachers may receive professional development credit for attending (forms available at colloquium), preregistration encouraged, for preregistration and information email shakespeare@fdu.edu.

21 Sat.; 2017 Alumni Awards and Homecoming; Alumni Association Awards Ceremony, Presentation of Class of 2017 Gift and Knauff Family Scholarship, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, continental breakfast served, registration required at http://www.myfdu.net/AlumniAwards2017; Homecoming Football Game, Devils vs. Wilkes University Colonels, Shields Field, 1 p.m., $10, $5 students; for information email fdualumni@fdu.edu, call 201-692-7013 or go to http://www.myfdu.net/AlumniAwards2017.

22 Sun.; Giants vs. Eagles Pub Night, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4:30 p.m., must be 21 or older, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

23 Mon.–11/21 Tue.; Exhibit, “Fashions Through FDU History,” display of artifacts and images reflecting last 75 years of fashion, in celebration of FDU’s 75th anniversary; Reference Room, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 8:30 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8516.

24 Tue.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

24 Tue.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “The Future of Media and Its Impact on Our Democracy,” Jim Rutenberg, columnist, The New York Times, sponsored by Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home/currentprogram.

24 Tue.; Graduate Business Information Session, learn about graduate business degree options (MBA and MS programs) and graduate scholarship opportunities; and meet with admissions and academic advisers, co-sponsored by graduate admissions and Silberman College of Business; Admissions Presentation Room, Rothman Building, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/graduate-business-information-session/.

25 Wed.; 25th Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, PNC Bank, Coughlin Duffy LLP, New Jersey Business, Crystal Plaza, New Jersey Business & Industry Association and Sobel & Co. LLC; Crystal Plaza, Livingston, N.J., 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m., $75, registration necessary, for registration go to http://www.myfdu.net/fambizawards17, for information call 973-443-8842 or email tpakay@fdu.edu.

26 Thu.; Theater Happy Hour, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 5–8 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

29 Sun.; Undergraduate Admissions Open House, attend academic sessions on majors and concentrations; meet faculty; learn about internships, study-abroad experiences, research and honors programs; obtain information on merit scholarship programs; attend Regional Center for Learning Disabilities information session; and take student-led campus tour; Ferguson Recreation Center, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/attend-an-open-house/.

30 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Issues in Counter-terrorism,” Thomas Sanderson, senior fellow and director, Transnational Threats Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home/currentprogram.

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