FDU News

Graduating Grandma: It's Never Too Late

Barbara LiggettWhen Barbara Liggett graduates from Fairleigh Dickinson University on May 19, she’ll join more than 3,000 new grads as they walk across the stage at MetLife Stadium in front of their family and friends. Unlike her fellow graduates though, Liggett’s family audience will include her three children and five grandchildren.

Alumna Takes Local Teenagers to Wroxton

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Alum Madeline Boughton, BA'05, recently took six high school students from Newark, N.J. to Wroxton for their first study abroad experience.

Highlights of The Class of 2015

From the diverse group of graduating students to being the first class ever to graduate inside MetLife Stadium, the Class of 2015 is a special class. Here are a few of the highlights and standout students of the Fairleigh Dickinson University Class of 2015.

2015-16 NJ Speakers Series Lineup Announced

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta opens series on Oct. 8. Subscribe today!

FDU Student Opens Third Restaurant

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The Committed Pig in Morristown, N.J. is just the latest food venture for student Jerry Rotunno, who recently returned to FDU complete his bachelor's degree. 

Commencement Speaker Announced

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Alumnus, former New York Giant and Super Bowl champion Harry Carson will speak at Fairleigh Dickinson University's 2015 Commencement!

FDU Legends Presents Edward L. Hennessy, Jr., BS'55

From left are Edward L. Hennessy, Jr. BS'55, and Bruce Peabody, political science professor. 

Edward L. Hennessy, Jr. BS'55, trustee emeritus, corporate leader and philanthropist, was the featured speaker for the inaugural FDU Legends program on April 10 at the Florham Campus. FDU Legends presents alumni as role models for students.

Camp Discovery

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Camp Discovery is a traditional camp experience with exciting opportunities for discovery and travel, serving the local communities for over 20 years. Hosted on both the Florham and Metropolitan Campuses, campers will make new friends, discover more about their world, and build self-confidence while caring counselors and certified teachers ensure each child feels safe to try new things.


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