FDU News

Fred Hassan Orangerie Dedicated/Hassan Keynotes Pieroni Lecture 

On April 16, the University community gathered to dedicate the Fred Hassan Orangerie at the Monninger Center for Learning and Research on the Florham Campus. A generous gift from Fred and Noreen Hassan helped to create the Monninger Center and allowed the University to renovate the Orangerie. Later that afternoon, Fred Hassan was the keynote speaker for the Second Annual Joseph P. Pieroni Distinguished Lecture Series.

BCC-FDU Partnership Attracts New Students 


The BCC-FDU Scholars Program team (from L to R) of Rachel Murphy, Almida Hernandez and Liz Drywa man the interest table. Students stop by for informal chats, program details, interest forms and faculty/staff meet and greets.

Since the launch of the BCC-FDU Scholars Program last fall, more than 30 Bergen Community College students have been admitted to FDU for the fall 2014 semester.

Electrical Engineering Program Rated Among the Best 

FDU's MS in Electrical Engineering program was recently named among the best online engineering programs by BestOnlineColleges.org.

Devils Win Division III NCAA National Championship 

The FDU Devils women’s basketball team at the College at Florham is the Division III NCAA national champion after completing a perfect 33-0 season by defeating Whitman College, 80-72, on March 22, at the Quandt Fieldhouse, Stevens Point, Wis.

Alumna Cheryl Beebe Joins Trustees 

Alumna Cheryl Beebe, MBA’88, retired executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ingredion Incorporated, has been elected to the University’s Board of Trustees.

Monninger Center Awarded Prestigious LEED Certification 

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED Gold status to the John and Joan Monninger Center for Learning and Research at the College at Florham.

Cybersecurity Education Symposium 

FDU’s Center for Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (CCIA) announces its second annual symposium on “Cybersecurity Education: A Pipeline Approach,” to be held on Wednesday, April 30, 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., in Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, College at Florham.

PublicMind Poll 

A rocker with more fans than a politician? Of course! Check out the favorability ratings of elected officials and musicians in the most recent PublicMind poll, featured on USA Today's politics blog.

Three Sisters Form Wroxton College Legacy 

The Wroxton College experience is all in the family for (clockwise from L to R): Haylie, Allison and Madeleine Morales. Haylie sits outside of iconic Wroxton Abbey during her Fall 2013 semester abroad; Allison ventures to Barcelona on travel break in Spring 2012 and Madeleine spies Big Ben in London on a weekend trip in Fall 2009. (Photos courtesy of Haylie, Allison and Madeleine Morales)

Winter Knights Homecoming 2014 

The fourth annual Winter Knights Homecoming was celebrated at the Metropolitan Campus on February 15. The festivities included interactive games for children, men’s and women’s basketball games, alumni and student gatherings, crowning of the homecoming court and retirement of a Hall of Famer’s jersey.

Devils in Final Four 

The Devils women's basketball team advances to take on the Tufts Jumbos at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, host of the Division III NCAA Final Four. The Devils are now 31-0 after knocking off the Montclair State Red Hawks 73-53. Click here to read the recap.

Devils Women's Basketball Advances to the Sweet 16 

After hosting the Division III NCAA Regionals and winning their first and second round games, the Devils women's basketball team will host the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 14. Scranton and Montclair State will face off in the 5 p.m. game. If victorious, the Lady Devils will host a game on Saturday, March 15.  Stay tuned! Check out the updated bracket by clicking here.

Devils Women's Basketball Plays in NCAA 

The Devils women's basketball team plays Wells College Express, with home court advantage, in the first round of the NCAA DIII tournament at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 7! Watch here:


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