FDU News and Features

A Conversation with Brooke Reynolds, Class of 2019

FDU student Brooke Reynolds, Class of 2019, talks about life, her experiences at FDU and her ambitions as a future teacher.

FDU highly ranked by Money magazine

As part of its annual “Best Colleges” rankings project, Money magazine rated colleges for helping students achieve more than may be expected based on their academic and economic backgrounds. Fairleigh Dickinson University ranks number 5 in the nation for “The 50 Colleges That Add the Most Value” list.

Paul Schmidt honored at Charter Day

Paul Schmidt honored at Charter Day
FDU's 28th Annual Charter Day, held June 9, raised more than $400,000 for scholarship funds. Paul Schmidt, BS'59, President and Chairman, Clinton Realty, was honored. In addition, four alumni were inducted into The PINNACLE Society.

Coach Bill Klika reflects on 44 years at FDU

Coach Bill Klika reflects on 44 years at FDU
Florham Campus Athletic Director Bill Klika started at Fairleigh Dickinson University as a part-time head football coach in December 1973. Nearly four-and-a-half decades later, after a very accomplished career, he is now retired from the University.

NJ Department of Education recognizes top alumni

NJ Department of Education recognizes top alumni
Three 2017 Fairleigh Dickinson University graduates -- Peter Kim, MAT’17, Brianna Kane, BA’16, MAT’17, and Nathali Faisca, BA’16, MAT’17 -- were honored for their excellence in the field of education.

Bon Jovi crashes commencement

Commencement 2017 featured the traditional pomp and circumstance, an honorary degree for a devoted alumna, inspired speeches by honored students, the conferring of more than 3,000 degrees and — one other little thing — a surprise performance by a legendary rock band!

FDU wraps-up 2016-2017 NJ Speakers Series with Jon Meacham

The 2016-2017 New Jersey Speakers Series concluded on April 20 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, with presidential historian Jon Meacham.

Bringing her 'A game'

Bringing her 'A game'
Alumna Elisa Padilla, MBA’02, is senior VP and chief marketing officer for the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.

Alumna wins Pulitzer

Peggy Noonan, BA'74, a columnist for The Wall Street Journal, won a Pulitzer Prize for her 2016 campaign commentary.

Vancouver's model UN team wins third award

Vancouver's model UN team wins third award
Two brothers, eight international voices and one trip to New York City resulted in a third win in four years for Vancouver students at National Model United Nations (NMUN).

Thank you for making a difference!

Thank you for making a difference!
FDU's third annual Week of Gratitude provided an opportunity for students to learn about the impact of private giving at the University and to thank donors.

FDU launches new hospitality master’s degree in UK

Students can now earn a Master of Science in Hospitality Management Studies at FDU's Wroxton College in England.

Speakers Series Announces 2017-2018 Season

Speakers Series Announces 2017-2018 Season
President Bill Clinton, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdon David Cameron, journalist and author Cokie Roberts, and legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin are among the speakers for the 2017-2018 NJ Speakers Series.