FDU Magazine — Summer/Fall 2011
Image: Cover - Flying High: Campaign Soars Past Goal

On the Cover

Funds donated by Gregory Olsen, BS’66, BS’68, MS’68 (T), FDU trustee and FDU NOW campaign chairman, brought students Gabriel, left, and Aura Leon, right, to FDU.



























Taking the Helm — image: President J. Michael Adams

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Adams Named IAUP President
FDU President J. Michael Adams was inaugurated as the president of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) in June. He follows in the footsteps of FDU founder Peter Sammartino, who was co-founder and first president of the IAUP.


Two Worlds United
A unique partnership called Dos Mundos offers an intensive two-year cultural immersion experience. The program’s first class of graduates studied in the Dominican Republic, earning their FDU degrees along with certificates in Latin-American studies.


Images That Will Stand Forever
Navigating the job market can be difficult, but FDU’s Career Development Centers provide students and alumni unique resources and access to skilled career guides. Follow the paths provided for several recent graduates on their way to their dream jobs.


Bridging the Pacific World
Propelled by a committed group of alumni and friends, FDU NOW, The Campaign for Fairleigh Dickinson University exceeded its $50-million target by nearly $9 million and impacted nearly every aspect of University life. FDU Magazine looks at the historic campaign, the people who made it possible, the visions that came to life and the students whose lives were touched.

Career Develooment Girl on Laptop







Overcoming Suppression and Conflict, a Student Seeks to Help Others
Neneh Binta Barrie, BS’11 (T)

Investing in the Students’ Future
Michael Avaltroni, BS’99 (M), associate professor of chemistry and associate dean, FDU’s Medco School of Pharmacy

Alumni Profiles

Breaking Ground in Broadcasting
Donald Browne, BS’73 (T)

A Psychologist’s Heartfelt Mission
Sharon Hobbie Reeve, BA’91 (M)

A Life on the Run
James Judkins, DMD’74 (T)

Alumni News



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