FDU News

Madeleine Albright Headlines New Jersey Speakers Series Premiere

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During the inaugural New Jersey Speakers Series lecture, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright answers a variety of audience questions. Steve Scott, news anchor for WCBS Newsradio 880, moderated the event. (Photos by Michael Paras) 

The inaugural season of the New Jersey Speakers Series, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University, debuted Thursday night with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Infusing wit, warmth and wisdom into her discussion, she provided the audience with a revealing examination of today’s international conflicts.

Welcome to the Fall 2014 Semester

What're faculty, students and staff saying about the start of a new school year? They're on Twitter and Instagram expressing how enthusiastic they are about academics, athletics and student life at FDU!

FDU Welcomes Largest Class of International Students

This year, Fairleigh Dickinson University ushers in the largest incoming class of international students in University history. Hailing from from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, more than 500 new international students are joining the FDU community.

School of Pharmacy Holds White Coat Ceremony

The Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy held its third annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 22, 2014 to welcome its incoming class. The ceremony marks the beginning of the students' studies in pharmacy.

Marriott Foundation Establishes Scholarship at FDU

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation has awarded a scholarship of $150,000 to Fairleigh Dickinson University’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Yale School of Medicine for Alumna Evgeniya Tyrtova, BS'12

She has already assisted a surgeon at a specialized oncology hospital in Russia, comforted patients in the emergency department of Central State Medical Center in Freehold, N.J., and shadowed a physician at an urgent care facility in Bedford, Va. Now Evgeniya Tyrtova, BS’12, is at her next stop: Yale School of Medicine.

School of Pharmacy Expands

It's more than just a brand new floor for Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Pharmacy — it’s a whole new phase.

FDU Connects

Mentorship is a huge part of education and professional development and thanks to a company called ProConvos, Fairleigh Dickinson University has a special online platform to help current students connect with alumni established in their careers.

Alumnus Finds His Niche

Kevin O'Connell

Kevin O'Connell, '06, is the founder of The Niche Movement.

While he has a good day job as the assistant director of marketing and social media for Rutgers University Recreation Department, FDU alumnus Kevin O’Connell has a second gig. It’s called the Niche Movement.

Meet the New Silberman College Dean

Imagine. Execute. Repeat. New Dean Andrew Rosman is thinking big for Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business.

FDU's New Jersey Speakers Series at NJPAC

Madeleine Albright, October 9

The New Jersey Speakers Series will feature: Madeleine Albright, Alan Alda, Steve Wozniak, Olympia Snowe, David Gergen, David McCullough and Dan Rather at New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Subscriptions available!

FDU Receives $1 million Gift from BD

Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) has received a $1 million gift from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), the global medical technology company, to support health science education. The generous gift was announced during the University’s 25th Annual Charter Day Scholarship Dinner at FDU’s Florham Campus on Friday, June 6, where BD CEO Vincent Forlenza was honored.

Charter Day Raises Over $560,000 for Scholarships

Pictured at the 25th annual Charter Day dinner are, from left: Patrick Zenner, MBA'75, chair, FDU Board of Trustees; Robert Hallenbeck, vice chair, FDU Board of Trustees, and vice president, advanced bioprocessing, BD Biosciences; Charter Day honoree Vincent Forlenza, chairman, chief executive officer and president of BD; FDU President Sheldon Drucker; and Christopher Johnson, BA'93, dinner chair and president of Hollister Construction Services.
Fairleign Dickinson University's 25th annual Charter Day, held on June 6, 2014 at the Florham Campus, raised well over $560,000 in scholarship funds for FDU students. The evening's honoree was Vincent Forlenza, chairman, chief executive officer and president of BD.

Wroxton College at 50

Celebrate Wroxton College's 50th anniversary by sharing your Wroxton photos, videos and memories!


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