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February/March 2019
Metropolitan Campus Executive Nelson

Nelson Named Metropolitan Campus Executive
Steven Nelson started on March 1 as Metropolitan Campus Executive.

Update, In Memoriam, Welcome

College Happenings

·Christina Cassidy
Psychological Counselor and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Counseling and Psychological Services, Florham Campus
· Ihab Darwish
Assistant Professor of Cyber Security, Florham Campus
· Oliver Tolentino
Admissions Service Clerk/Mailing Coordinator, Undergraduate Admissions, Metropolitan Campus
· Julia Wagner
Director of The Metro Writing Studio and Lecturer of Academic Writing, Metropolitan Campus

This & That
Brief items of interest

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Image: FDU mark with new tagline

New Tagline Unveiled
FDU is “Personal. Global. Transformational.” The phrase has been added to the three-letter FDU mark.

Photos: Hurlbut

Hurlbut to Lead Knights as Athletics Director
Bradford Hurlbut comes to FDU from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn.

Photo: Benefactor Phil Roman

Alumnus Roman’s Bequest Establishes Scholarship
An $800,000 bequest from the estate of Phil Roman, BS’57 (Ruth), will establish the Philip Roman Scholarship in Engineering.

Global-focused Learning and Activities
The University community has opportunity to broaden its experience through globally oriented programs and activities.

Photo: Florham Campus book cover

Fourth Florham Book Published
Remaking Florham: From Gilded Age Estate to Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble and will soon be sold at the campus bookstore.

FDU Press Book Wins Award
Embodiment in the Semiotic Matrix: Communicology in Peirce, Dewey, Bateson and Bourdieu, by Isaac Catt, has won the Philosophy of Communication division of the National Communication Associationís Distinguished Book Award for 2018. Other new books announced.

Kristallnacht Witness, Award-winning Poet to Visit
Holocaust survivor Erwin Ganz and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo will visit FDU’s New Jersey campuses this April.

Most Instagrammable Campus Places
Check out what places we’ve seen on social media and then get out and add your favorite! Don’t forget to use the #myfdu hashtag!

Students Raise $ for Charities
Students at the Metropolitan and Florham campuses raised more than $24,864 for different charities and medical-research causes last semester. They also volunteered at or served 73 different organizations.

Upcoming Events
Women’s Empowerment Week will be celebrated with a host of events on the Florham Campus. Upcoming guest speakers at FDU’s New Jersey Speakers Series include highly acclaimed lawyer Bryan Stevenson and Jay Leno, comedian and former host of “The Tonight Show.”