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Transformation: The Class of 2019 Departs Fordham

Transformation: The Class of 2019 Departs Fordham

July 7, 2019

It was the first warm day after an odd May cold front. After a stretch of days begging for coats and sweaters, the notoriously fickle New York weather had decided that, for no particular reason, Fordham’s graduation was to be a ceremony marked with sweat, sunburns and sunshine that would thankfully be partially-blocked by one’s square cap.

Dennis Walcott Confirmed as 2018 Fordham Commencement Speaker

Dennis Walcott Confirmed as 2018 Fordham Commencement Speaker

April 27, 2018

Fordham University’s 173rd Commencement will welcome Dennis Walcott, president and CEO of the Queens Library ...

Smithsonian Head to Speak at 2016 Commencement

Smithsonian Head to Speak at 2016 Commencement

April 28, 2016

By CONNOR MANNION Editor Emeritus On April 28, Fordham University named David Skorton, M.D., the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., as the University Commence...

Class of 2015 Commencement

Class of 2015 Commencement

May 16, 2015

By STAFF On May 16, Fordham University's 170th commencement was held at the Rose Hill Campus to h...

First Lady of Ghana to Speak at Fordham Commencement

First Lady of Ghana to Speak at Fordham Commencement

April 28, 2015

BY TYLER MARTINS Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Published: April 29, 2015 Nana Lordina Dramani Mahama, ...

VIDEO: Fordham University’s 169th Commencement

May 22, 2014

By IAN McKENNA Multimedia Co-Producer and Features Co-Editor Published: May 22, 2014 A collection of moments from Fordham University's May 17th commencement activities. Check out more of The Observer's graduation coverage.  ...

BREAKING: Richard Engel Announced as Commencement Speaker

BREAKING: Richard Engel Announced as Commencement Speaker

April 8, 2013

By HARRY HUGGINS Editor-in-Chief Published: April 8, 2013 NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel, chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, will be the keynote speaker at this y...

Counterterrorism Expert to Speak at Graduation

Counterterrorism Expert to Speak at Graduation

March 7, 2012

By FAITH HEAPHY and LAURA CHANG Editor-in-Chief and News Co-Editor Published: March 7, 2012 Fordh...

Renowned Journalist to Speak at Graduation

June 3, 2011

Students Weigh In on Charlie Rose By Casey Feldman Asst. News Editor Published: April 17, 2008 This year’s Commencement speaker is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has interviewed the likes of Nelson Mandela, Julia Roberts and Charles Manson, to name a few.  Charlie Rose, according to Newsday, is “the best inter...