FDU Magazine — Summer/Fall 2013






FDU Magaine, Summer/Fall 2013,  "A Familiar Face'

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Sheldon Drucker, who was interim president, has been named the seventh president in the history of FDU.





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A Familiar Face Leads FDU
After a national search, Fairleigh Dickinson University found its new leader close to home. Sheldon Drucker, FDU’s chief operating officer, who was serving as interim president, was named the seventh president in the institution’s history. Drucker discusses the appointment, his thoughts on FDU today and his goals for the future.

Footprints in the Sands of Time
In the spirit of University founder Peter Sammartino, the Sands of Time program provides students social, intellectual and cultural experiences outside the classroom as well as off campus.

Filling a Need for Lifelong Learning
These students in their golden years are looking to continue a lifelong educational journey. Senior citizens living near the College at Florham benefit from FDU’s Florham Institute for Lifelong Learning (FILL), which provides a flexible and convenient course program for ongoing social and intellectual stimulation.

Is Bullying Folowing Your Child Home?

Bullies on Every Block
Bullying has become an epidemic throughout the nation, with many horrific cases leading youngsters to depression, violence and even suicide. FDU experts, including psychology professor Yolanda Hawkins-Rodgers and alumna Cindy Miller, BS’90 (T), discuss bullying, its impact and preventive methods. Also, read all about the acclaimed FDU theater production that takes a stand against bullying.





A Determined Spirit
Patricia Jones, Senior Psychology Major

A Legacy of Public Service
William “Pat” Schuber, Assistant Professor of Administrative Science


Hot Course on Campus

New Jersey History
With Chris Rasmussen, Associate Professor of History

Alumni Profiles

Raising Dollars and Lifting Spirits
Megan Keenan, BA’00, MAT’01 (M)

A Caregiver Who Gives Back
Wallena “Lena“ Gould, BS’90 (T)

Applying Physics to Wall Street
James Owen Weatherall, MFA’10 (M)

Alumni News



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FDU Magazine is published twice yearly by the Office of Communications, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Road, H-DH3-14, Teaneck, N.J. 07666.

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Sheldon Drucker, President; Angelo Carfagna, Associaate Vice President for Communications; Okang McBride, Director of Alumni Relations; Carol Kuzen Black, Director of Publications/Senior Editor; Rebecca Maxon, Editor; Nina Ovryn, Art Director

Contributors: Mary Ann Bautista, Kenna Caprio, Sara Chamberlain, James Henry, Dan Landau, Andrew McKay, Tom Nugent, Catherine Talaga

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