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Things that made us smile in 2020 Fairleigh Dickinson University

FDU climbs in latest rankings

Fairleigh Dickinson University has earned distinction in two major rankings, reaching the top 50 in the North for the first time in the U.S. News & World Report rankings and placing among the nation’s Best Colleges for Your Money by Money magazine.

Full release: https://www.fdu.edu/news/fdu-climbs-to-new-heights-in-latest-rankings/

Alumnus is NJ's Teacher of the Year!

Peter Sammartino School of Education alumnus Angel Santiago, BA'12, MA'12 (Metro), was named New Jersey’s Teacher of the Year for the 2020-21 school year!

Full story: https://fal.cn/3c7ig

Movie magic at FDU!

Aaron Sorkin’s latest film “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” which featured scenes filmed in Hennessy Hall at FDU's Florham Campus, premiered on Netflix this fall.

Check out behind-the-scenes footage, photos and more: https://fal.cn/3c7xs

Trailers, props, camera equipment, cast and crew filled Hennessy Hall during the film days.

Podcasting professors featured on ABC's 20/20!

Criminology professors Meghan Sacks and Amy Shlosberg discussed the infamous Melanie McGuire case — the subject of their podcast "Direct Appeal" — on ABC's 20/20 "The Secret in the Suitcase."

Watch it here: https://fal.cn/3c7uH

Two FDU NJ hall-of-famers!

FDU's namesake, Fairleigh S. Dickinson, and Board of Trustees member and alumna Linda Bowden, MBA’83 (Metro), were inducted in the NJ Hall of Fame, alongside the likes of Anne Hathaway, Eli Manning and Cissy Houston!

Read more: https://fal.cn/3c7u5

Naimoli Field groundbreaking!

An official groundbreaking ceremony for the Vincent J. and Lenda F. Naimoli Field on the Florham Campus was held on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020: https://fal.cn/3c7uA

2010 NCAA bowling championship team 10-year reunion

We look back 10 years ago as the Knights won their second NCAA Bowling National Championship. Relive the moment with the starting five and coaches from the National Championship match against Nebraska!

'Main street' dean leads Silberman College of Business

Meet Pierre Balthazard, the new dean of FDU’s Silberman College of Business: https://fal.cn/3cdgu

Veterans Services skydives with Army Golden Knights!

Director of Veterans Services Martha Papson Garcia and Vice President for Enrollment, Planning and Effectiveness Luke Schultheis went skydiving with the U.S. Army Golden Knights, as part of the Community Partners Program.