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Conor O'Kane will be starting his new role as assistant dean of first year students in 2020.

Fordham Appoints New Assistant Dean of First Year Students

December 26, 2019

After months of speculation, Conor O’Kane has been appointed as assistant dean of first year students. O’Kane has been a member of the Fordham community since 2012, when he worked in the Office of Campus Ministry at Rose Hill.

The Interfaith Ministry Board in the Lowenstein corridor displays the Star of David that was riped in half.

Campus Hate Crimes Persist

December 4, 2019

Public Safety sent an alert to the Fordham community on Wednesday, Nov. 20, that a Star of David was ripped and posted to the interfaith ministry bulletin board in a Lowenstein corridor on the Lincoln Center campus.

The altar in the chapel on the second floor of Lowenstein. Campus Ministry's office, the heart of spiritual development at Fordham at Lincoln Center, is also located on the second floor.

How Fordham Serves Its Faith Community

May 1, 2019

Young Catholics are seemingly moving away from the Church. But at Fordham Lincoln Center, Campus Ministry provides many ways for students to grow in their faith, regardless if they’re Catholic or not.

Administrators from the Office of Admissions moved in on Monday, April 8.

Second Floor Latest to Receive Renovations

April 10, 2019

The second floor on Lowenstein finally reopened on Monday, April 8, after months of renovation, which left many students with less available free space.

A poster was provided afterwards on which students could write messages of their solidarity against the terror that befell New Zealand. One student wrote a hadith in Arabic, a saying of the Prophet Muhammed: “Ijtanibul ghadaba,” or

New Zealand: We All Must Join the Fight Against Islamophobia

March 16, 2019

While this act of terror occurred in New Zealand, we are all too familiar with acts of senseless hatred and mass killing in the United States, and around the country we have been standing in solidarity and grief with the rest of the world.

Erin Hoffman and Conor O'Kane, who are also married, now oversee the Office of Campus Ministry at Lincoln Center. They live in McMahon Hall with their young daughter, Clara. (PHOTO COURTESY OF ERIN HOFFMAN)

Campus Ministry Looks in New Directions

September 22, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor Following new changes to the Office of Campus Ministry at Li...