FDU News

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.

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

She’s already assisted a surgeon at a specialized oncology hospital in Russia, comforted patients in the emergency department of CentraState 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 

Pharmacy second floor classroom

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.

Public Mind Tackles Common Core 

A new poll by PublicMind revealed the majority of New Jersey residents do not like the idea of using test scores as an evaluation tool.

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.

BASF Science Academy at FDU 

In partnership with BASF, FDU hosted twenty outstanding high school rising seniors for an intensive two-week residential program.

FDU Professor Receives Grant to Fund Mental Health Services 

Robert McGrath, a professor of psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University, has received a two-year grant totaling nearly $350,000 from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) for a program that will provide mental healthcare for underserved populations in northeastern New Jersey.

Meet the New Silberman College Dean 

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

Book Smart 

Psychology Professor Jamie Zibulsky discusses the importance of reading to children on WNYC.

Trustee to Lead Consumer Reports 

Marta Tellado, a member of FDU's Board of Trustees, has been tapped as the new President and CEO for Consumer Reports, the largest consumer organization in the world.

FDU's New Jersey Speakers Series at NJPAC 

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.


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