The Felician Way

October 26, 2021

Felician University’s Lodi Campus relaunched its Older is Better program earlier this month after being put on hold in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Older is Better (OIB) is an open membership program designed for men and women aged 55 and older. “Hopefully the information I imparted will ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Homecomings. Semi-formals. Junior and senior proms. These were just some of the milestones many high school students were denied when COVID-19 came crashing down on their worlds. To make up for some of what incoming students missed over the past 18 months, Felician University held ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University’s Associate Vice President of Student Life, Janel Owens, has been named to the 2021 NJBIZ Forty Under 40 list. “I am greatly delighted to be chosen as a recipient for the 2021 NJBIZ Forty Under 40,” Owens said. “It’s an honor to be a part of such an amazing ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University alumna and associate professor, Patricia Drabik, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, has been appointed as Christian Health Care Center’s (CHCC) new Vice President/Chief of Nursing Officer, and the Director of Nursing for Heritage Manor and Southgate. Drabik previously served ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Dean of the School of Nursing, Christine Mihal, Ed.D., R.N., has been appointed by Governor Phil Murphy, to the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing Board (NJCCN). “It is my privilege to serve on the Board of the New ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ -Three international transfers will seek to help the Felician Univertisty’s Women’s Soccer team in their 2021 campaign, Felician head coach Aris Alpian announced. Aroa Herrero Nieto of Almeria, Spain; Katinka Ummels of Urmond, Netherlands; and Lindsay Whaley of Subic Bay, ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - For one member of the Felician University School of Education’s Class of 2021 the near future includes not only contemplating employment opportunities, but also life as a newlywed.  On June 26, just moments after receiving her hard-earned Master of Arts in Education, Elenita ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Gianna Gencarelli and Brittany Sasiadek have been named as the Class of 2021’s valedictorian and salutatorian at Felician University. Gencarelli will be receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology while Sasiadek will be receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Communications at ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Christina Dunham’s previous participation in one of Felician University’s Campus Ministry’s Midnight Runs into Newark to bring supplies to the homeless helped prepare her for her work delivering COVID-19 vaccines to senior citizens and other homebound individuals in Lakewood and ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Former Felician University baseball student-athlete Mike Martinez from Union City, has signed a professional playing contract with the Sussex County Miners of the independent Frontier League, the Miners recently announced.  Martinez, a 5-foot-9, 195-pound outfielder, was a ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Area residents including senior citizens, low-income residents, persons with disabilities, and taxpayers with limited English-speaking skills had access to free tax assistance thanks to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program once again hosted by Felician ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University has received the designation of Military Friendly School by Military Friendly ®, which recognizes educational institutions that strongly support programming for veteran students, or the ninth consecutive year, Felician University received the 2021-2022 Military ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ – Lara Nicodeme, a senior at New Milford High School, and incoming freshman at Felician University, has been awared a full tuition scholarship by the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT), university officials have announced.  Nicodeme will join Felician University ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ – The periodical Diverse Issues in Higher Education has chosen nine Felician University student-athletes as 2021 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars. The award winners come from the sports of men's baseball and golf and women's cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, track & ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Two distinguished Felician faculty members have recently had their research published in the professional journal, “Education Frontiers.”  The COVID-19 Diaries: Identity, Teaching, and Learning at a Crossroads is the work of Dr. Charity Dacey, Associate Dean of Felician’s School ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University’s Interim President James W. Crawford, III signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dr. Michael Kuchar, Superintendent of the South Bergen Jointure Commission (SBJC) special education public school district. The signing took place on March 10 in the Theresa ...

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Following the highly successful Felician Women’s Entrepreneurship Event held virtually in November, Felician University has announced the launch of the Women in Leadership Speaker Series.  The purpose of the series is to inspire and empower women leaders of the future by listening to powerful ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) Senior Melissa Calderon will run track next year for Felician University, a Division II School. After four years on the varsity track team running the 55m, 100m, 200m, and relays of the same distance, Calderon has received both an academic and ...

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Felician University marked its 55th year of nursing education Thursday, January 21 with a virtual winter pinning and recognition ceremony for 80 new nurses. Dean of the School of Nursing, Christine Mihal, Ed.D., R.N. acknowledged that the graduates will be beginning their nursing careers during ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - With Professor Joseph A. Lizza, MBA, CPA, CGMA at the head of the classroom, students at Felician University aren’t just learning how to balance books and prepare tax forms. Benefiting from his more than 30 years of experience in the industry, students in Lizza’s advanced ...

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“I’m just so blessed to have been given a chance to come here,” Dr. Katharine Croce, Felician University’s newest addition to the School of Education, said. “It felt like home, like where I was meant to be,” the new Assistant Professor added. Dr. Croce comes to Felician after having served as ...

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Felician University Interim President James Crawford, III has been named a member of the new Advisory Council on Racism for the Catholic Diocese of Arlington by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge. In this role President Crawford will join Black clergy and lay men and women who will advise Bishop ...

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Felician University professor of philosophy Judith Joan Sullivan will be featured as a top lawyer by the AL Media website New Jersey Monthly Magazine, and Bergen Magazine in recognition for excellence and achievements by the legal community. A practicing business lawyer in the New York, New ...

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Bringing more than three decades of corporate experience, including global executive roles with a Big 4 Management Consulting firm and Fortune 50 companies, with her, Jennifer Fischer has been named as the Executive Director of Felician University Center for Innovation & Professional ...

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Every year colleges and universities look forward to their annual Homecoming celebration as a chance to come together on campus for an athletic event, food, fun, and other activities.  This year the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancelation or postponement of homecoming celebrations across the ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ -Felician University officials have announced Dr. Mildred Mihlon as the new Dean of the university's School of Arts & Sciences. With a long career in higher education, Mihlon most recently served as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Saint Peter’s University in ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University's 13% increase in freshman enrollment over last year is bucking a national downward trend caused by COVID-19, university officials have announced. Now in week 3 of its Hyflex, Hybrid learning platform, the Felician University student body, with some students ...

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Chris Swenson, chair of the university’s Board of Trustees is proud to announce the appointment of James W. Crawford III to the position of Interim University President. The Interim President will officially take office on September 29.  Crawford is a retired Admiral and the 43rd Judge Advocate ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - As the onset of the COVID-19 crisis continues to bring rapid changes to the way in which healthcare is delivered, Felician University’s School of Nursing is staying in the lead when it comes to delivering the cutting edge expertise their students will need to meet the challenges of ...

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Felician University announces that Samuel A. Delgado has been appointed to the University’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Delgado returns to the board having served previously from 2016 to 2018, as well as, on the Felician Council of Regents from 2008 to the present.  Mr. Delgado recently retired as ...

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