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"News is the first rough draft of history." - The Voice of the College at Florham

Remembering FDU student Rob Critelli


On Nov. 10, students at Fairleigh Dickinson’s Florham Campus were informed of tragic news. Rob Andrew Critelli, a junior finance major at FDU, was killed in a car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike the night before.

Critelli and his friend, Christopher Calderone, 20, died when the car in which they were riding was struck from behind, according to an article posted on nj.com. Continue reading

Leon Panetta kicks off 2015-16 series at Performing Arts Center

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On Thursday, Oct. 8, Leon Panetta, former Secretary of Defense and former director of the CIA, was the first speaker in the 2015-2016 New Jersey Speakers Series presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

The FDU honors program offered several students the opportunity to see Panetta speak at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Sean Mehr, a freshman accounting major in the honors program, said, “I’m excited to have the opportunity provided by the university to expand my viewpoint with an event like this.” Continue reading

Healing Spaces completes project for cancer survivor


Healing Spaces, a club located on the Florham Campus of FDU, finished its second project for the Healing Spaces charity on Sept. 27. Two members of the organization’s e-board, Estefany Fermin, club president, and William “Billy” Hoffman, head of the fundraising committee, discussed their club and the recent success of another completed room makeover. Continue reading

Hot Topics event discusses new media and its role in television


The Becton College and the Student Government Association partnered on Tuesday, Sept. 29, to put together the first Hot Topics event of the year, focusing on the changing landscape of television and other new media. The talk – formally titled “Television and the New Media: Who’s watching? What are they watching? How are they watching?” – was held in Lenfell Hall in the Mansion. Continue reading

Two Florham Campus staffers receive Pillars of FDU awards


For their extraordinary contributions to FDU, Sarah Azavedo and Jennifer Noon were named as “Pillars” of the university at the recent Academic Convocation.

To receive this award, a staff member must promote civility and have a passion for improving the lives of students beyond their specified job requirements. Eligible staff members have been with the university for more than 10 years. Continue reading