“Feature Stories” on FDU’s Public Relations website recently featured an article about the newly opened Monninger Center. An excerpt of the story, written by Communications Writer Kenna Caprio, is below.

There’s officially a new building on the block at the College at Florham and the Fairleigh Dickinson University community is abuzz.

Since opening in the first week of the 2013 spring semester, occupants and visitors alike have marveled at the new academic space in the John and Joan Monninger Center for Learning and Research.

“It’s not so cramped,” says Cory Tuttle, a pre-pharmacy sophomore as he works in the Center. “It seems like it’s easier to move around and lounge. There’s more space to study and to get more quiet time that you can’t always get at the dorms.”

The Monninger Center, which is attached to the library, encompasses 20,000 square feet of new construction plus 7,500 square feet of renovations in the original library building and Orangerie. Offices for the College Writing Program faculty and Academic Support Center staff, six additional classrooms, open space for studying and tutoring, and two lounge areas are all located in the new building.

Read the full article.