FDU News and Features

NJ higher education association honors Sheldon Drucker

The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in New Jersey (AICUNJ) recently celebrated retiring Fairleigh Dickinson University President Sheldon Drucker for his many accomplishments and years of service.

FDU recognized for entrepreneurship education

FDU's entrepreneurship programs, including the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, have earned the Excellence in Curriculum Innovation in Entreprenurship Award from the Deshponde Foundation.

President Drucker Retires

President Drucker Retires
FDU celebrates an outstanding leader.

Congratulations, graduates!

At MetLife Stadium, nearly 3,000 students received degrees at the University's 73rd Commencement ceremony. View a photo gallery from the Daily Record.

Graduation 2016: Social media recap

At Fairleigh Dickinson University's 73rd Commencement, degrees were conferred at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. The Class of 2016, with nearly 3,000 graduates, hails from 49 countries and 37 states. They celebrated graduation with great joy, and lots of #selfies!

Achieving her education

Fatima Jalloh's story is one of strength, hope and perseverance. From Sierra Leone, to Florida, to FDU, she endeavored to achieve an education. And now she has, as part of the Class of 2016.

Lifelong learner graduates

From the Rutherford Campus in 1959, to MetLife Stadium in 2016, John Prout now has his degree!

Pharmacy grads reflect

At Commencement 2016, FDU's first class of pharmacy students graduated. Read on as four grads trace their academic, social and professional pharmacy experiences over the course of four years.

Media coverage of 2016 Commencement

For the second year in a row, Fairleigh Dickinson University held Commencement at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Degrees were conferred upon approximately 3,000 graduates on May 17, 2016, amid much joy! Read about the graduates and the ceremony, and see photos of the day, from the Daily Record, The Record/NorthJersey.com and NJ.com.

A Conversation with . . .

Alumna Evona Mozulay Panycia, BA'10, MAT'11, talks about her life, career and student days at FDU.

FDU’s New Jersey Speakers Series announces 2016-17 season

Oscar-winning actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno, former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Barak, and Monty Python co-founder John Cleese are among the lineup of speakers for the 2016-17 New Jersey Speakers Series Presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

Week of Gratitude

Hosted by the offices of University advancement and alumni relations, the Week of Gratitude provided an opportunity for students to learn about the impact of private giving at the University and to thank donors.

Scholarship Dinner honors donors

FDU's first annual Scholarship Dinner provided an opportunity for scholarship donors and students to come together and to thank donors for their generous support.
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