The Felician Way

April 8, 2021

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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With the introduction of their new online B.S. degree in Computer Science, Felician University’s Institute of Information Sciences is further cementing their position as the place to get the college education necessary to compete for the high tech jobs of the future. The new program will be ...

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Improvement and growth are often born of adversity. When trouble strikes good people step up to fill a void, answer a question, or satisfy a need.  That was the idea behind Felician University’s first virtual Alumni Networking event held Thursday May 7th. Approximately 40 attendees tuned in to ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - While they’ll have to wait until September for their official “pinning” ceremony, a new crop of graduates representing the 57th graduating class of Felician University’s School of Nursing filled seven different screens May 12 as they took part in an online ceremony launching their ...

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The COVID-19 Pandemic forced Felician University to move to remote learning and telework almost two months ago.  In the best of all possible worlds, the computer skills of everyone working in the academic environment would be equal. In reality, there is a wide range, not only in technology ...

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Jeff Shelly is Felician’s Multi-Media Communications Specialist and Station Manager of Radio Felician University - the 24/7 internet-based, student run radio station serving as the voice of Felician University of New Jersey. The station, which went off the air for about a year and a half, is ...

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Felician University’s School of Nursing donated 600 N95 Masks to the Rutherford Volunteer Ambulance Squad. N95 masks are critical pieces of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for health care and emergency workers, especially during the current COVID-19 Pandemic.  “We decided that the first ...

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Dr. David Turi, Associate Dean of the School of Business, has been appointed to serve as Acting Dean of the School of Business. It is expected that a Dean search will be established in the 2020-2021 academic year. Turi will assume the position in replacement of Dr. Deirdre who has held a dual ...

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Felician University has announced that although there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 on either the Lodi or Rutherford Campus, out of an abundance of caution, classes will move online Monday, March 16th through Saturday, March 28th. Felician University remains open and operational and ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Former Bergen County Freeholder, and mayor, Maura DeNicola has been appointed as the permanent Vice President of Advancement for Felician University. DeNicola has served in the position that leads University Development, Public Relations, Community Relations, Communications, Alumni ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - University officials were joined by medical professionals and Parsippany Mayor Michael Soriano recently to cut the ribbon on Felician’s new Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or ABSN Learning Site in Parsippany. The new learning space, they said, addresses the growing ...

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Felician University’s new Interdisciplinary Humanities Program Prism Paterson is now in full swing. The unique course focuses on the Paterson of poets and painters, novelists, and musicians, who have contributed to the rich cultural tapestry of the Silk City, instead of on rising crime, ...

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Felician University has been awarded a $638,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant is the largest academic grant ever received by Felician and will be used to fund the Science and Information Technology ...

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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, January 21 to officially open New Jersey’s first federally-funded Full Service Community School (FSCS) high school – the John F. Kennedy Educational Complex in Paterson. Felician University receives $40,000 annually as part of the five-year $2.5 ...

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