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The Felician Way

August 5, 2022

RUTHERFORD, NJ - As part of a continued effort to support students in their personal and professional development, Felician University is providing mentoring opportunities thanks to a newly launched mentoring program entitled Felician Falcons Fly Together. Felician engaged the software platform ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - President James Crawford, III is pleased to announce Dr. Marilu Marcillo as the new Dean of the School of Business and Information Sciences. Dr. Marcillo brings a wealth of experience in academic program development and oversight, as well as in certifications and training in many ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University launched a brand new international knowledge exchange known as INX22 in June, which culminated in a $10,000 prize awarded in the student competition on day two, and was featured in the latest issue of the Meadowlands Magazine. An impressive lineup of ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University Sophomore Uzor Uchidiuno always wanted to go to school in America. “That was my big dream,” says the 19-year-old who is a forward on Felician University’s Women’s Basketball team. The Canadian resident’s dream became a reality when Felician University ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - The contingent of former Felician University baseball players in the professional ranks grew by two during Memorial Day weekend. Pitchers Michael Gutierrez, a right-hander, and lefty Darwin Matos signed independent pro contracts and made their professional debuts shortly ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - On Saturday, Felician University celebrated the 2022 Commencement in a very big way, with over 3,000 attendees at The Rink at American Dream – a first for the University. The commencement exercises conferred degrees for over 600 graduates from the School of Arts and Sciences, ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - President James W. Crawford, III and the Felician University Board of Trustees have announced that Jeh Johnson will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree and serve as keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement. He will address the graduates during the ceremony which will ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - International and local innovation leaders from Canada, Ireland, and New Jersey will headline Day 1 of the Innovation kNowledge eXchange  of 2022 (INX22) – a new forum focused on developing sustainable solutions to some of the world’s top challenges. INX22 speakers confirmed ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - “Chemistry is so vast, and there are so many things to talk about, it is crucial that the teaching has cohesion, and that is the task of the instructor.” Dr. Robert Keesey likes to talk about and teach Chemistry. He started as an Associate Professor of Chemistry in September ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - “The Center for Personal and Professional Development connects students with employer validated sector specific opportunities in industry,” CPPD Executive Director Greg Skelley said. “We want students to experience experiential learning opportunities including internships, ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Women’s swimming is set to become Felician University’s 15th varsity intercollegiate sport, including its ninth for women. The team, Head Swim Coach Ken Berk pointed out, could be doing laps as early as September 2022. The team will use the pool at Rutherford High School, about ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - The inaugural Innovation kNowledge eXchange of 2022 (INX22) is a two-day international forum, June 6-7, 2022, focused on sharing groundbreaking, innovative, global, and sustainable solutions to some of the world’s top challenges. Presented by Felician University’s Lenke Family ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Dr. Charity Dacey of the School of Education and Dr. Joy de los Reyes of the School of Business and Information Sciences recorded the first episode of their podcast series, Elevating Education. Episode one is an interview with this semester's Faculty Development Day keynote ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University is proud to announce the launch of a “Transformational” undergraduate research conference to be held on Saturday, April 9, from 10am to 2pm, in the Goya Dining Hall on the Lodi campus. In addition to Felician students, the conference is open to all college ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - It took a fadeaway jump shot by Felician University junior forward Dee-End McRae (Newark, NJ/Newark Central) with 2.3 seconds remaining in regulation time. That one-point margin powered Felician University to capture the 2022 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference men’s basketball ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ- Over the past seven days, we have witnessed a horrific injustice unfold as the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, initiated and pursued a brutal, unprovoked, and unjustifiable invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine.  This blatant violation of the norms of ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University President James Crawford, III proudly announced that James “Jim” D’Agostino, Jr. has been elected the new Chairman of Felician University’s Board of Trustees. D’Agostino was unanimously approved by both his fellow Trustees and the Board of Directors of Felician ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ – Felician University President James Crawford, III proudly announced on Tuesday that the George I. Alden Trust has awarded Felician University a $150,000 grant to establish the School of Business and Information Sciences Bloomberg Finance Lab. The award, made at the December ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ – Four women from the Felician MBA program spoke about their experiences as part of Felician University's second annual Women’s Leadership Speakers Series. The discussion took place at Ray’s Place in Education Commons on the Rutherford Campus on October 20. The Series, which ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - 100 percent of teacher candidates who graduated in the 2020-2021 academic year from the Felician Univesrity's School of Education successfully passed the edTPA requirement for licensure. “The Felician School of Education is committed to supporting our future teacher candidates ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ – In 2019 Felician University received a National Science Foundation Grant for the SAINTS Scholars Program which provides science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students in financial need with up to $6,000 a year in scholarship money. This money can be used for academics, ...

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RUTHERFORD and LODI, NJ- Pet owners gathered at Felician University on Oct. 4 for their traditional Blessing of the Animals ceremony. The annual blessing honors the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment. Fr. Thomas Rueker, Felician Chaplain, blessed ...

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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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