Spring 2001

Volume 8, Number 3

Table of Contents

Global Connections

Online Courses All the Buzz

As Fairleigh Dickinson began unveiling new initiatives to propel its global mission, one in particular prompted a media feeding frenzy: the introduction of an online learning requirement for every student.

Image of Boy at Desk

When Learning Doesn’t Come Naturally

Approximately 10 percent of elementary and high school students suffer from a learning disability. With the help of professors well-versed in the topic, FDU Magazine examines these disorders and offers advice for those affected.

College students are not immune from these troubles, and Fairleigh Dickinson provides a thorough support program at the Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities.

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Helping People Cope with ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is commonly misunderstood and can cause severe consequences. FDU Magazine sets the record straight on ADHD and explains how children and adults can receive professional help at Fairleigh Dickinson clinics.

Grace Lucca Pitera in College

Retracing Distant Steps

Take a trip back to the late 1950s with alumna Grayce Lucca Pitera and revisit a time when President Peter Sammartino and others were still planting the seeds of a global instiution and students like Pitera were learning how to be world citizens.


Mary Pat Angelini
Marc Chalom

FDU Magazine Online is published three times yearly by the Office of Communications and Marketing, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Road, Teaneck, N.J. 07666

J. Michael Adams President, Carl Viola Executive Vice President, James Lyddy Senior Vice President for Univeristy Advancement, Arthur Petrosemolo Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing, Gerry Bellotti Director of Alumni Affairs, Angelo Carfagna Director of Communications/Executive Editor, Carol Kuzen Black Director of Publications/Editor, Kevin Rau Designer, Rebecca Maxon Assistant Director of Communications and Publications/FDU Magazine Online Web Designer

Contributors:Dorian Alu, Mary Donnelly

Photo Credits: Shelley Kusnetz, Jim Reme

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