Class of 2015 Commencement

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Fordham University’s 170th commencement was held at the Rose Hill Campus. (PHOTO BY JASON BOIT/THE OBSERVER)

By STAFF

On May 16, Fordham University’s 170th commencement was held at the Rose Hill Campus to honor the Class of 2015. Speakers from Fordham included President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J, and Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Robert R. Grimes, S.J. Nana Lordina Dramani Mahama, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, delivered the keynote address.

"You took the lessons, opportunities, and challenges that came at you and never let up.” Father McShane said.
Father McShane commended the class of 2015 saying, “You took the lessons, opportunities, and challenges that came at you and never let up.” (PHOTO BY JASON BOIT/THE OBSERVER)
Nana Lordina Dramani Mahama emphasized the importance of social justice work within communities and urged the graduates to continue to hold this value throughout their careers. (PHOTO BY JASON BOIT/THE OBSERVER).
Nana Lordina Dramani Mahama emphasized the importance of social justice work within communities and urged the graduates to continue to hold this value throughout their careers. (PHOTO BY JASON BOIT/THE OBSERVER).
The ceremony was originally scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. but was postponed until 10:30 a.m. due to inclement weather. (PHOTO BY JASON BOIT/THE OBSERVER)
The ceremony was originally scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. but was postponed until 10:30 a.m. due to inclement weather. (PHOTO BY JASON BOIT/THE OBSERVER)
(PHOTO BY JASON BOIT/THE OBSERVER)
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(PHOTO BY JASON BOIT/THE OBSERVER)