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Keating Hall at Rose Hill during Commencement

BREAKING: 2020 Commencement Pushed to 2021

August 13, 2020

In an email to the Class of 2020 on Aug. 13, The Office of the President announced that the Class of 2020 will not be having an in-person graduation this fall.

cover art for the class of 2020 yearbook

Class of 2020 Digital Yearbook

May 23, 2020

This yearbook commemorates the Class of 2020 and their favorite memories from the past four years.

Next year's USG President and Vice President, Tina Thermadam (second from right), FCLC ’20, and Robert Stryczeck (right), GSB ’21, rang the bells at commencement.

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.

Students at Lavender Graudation will be able to choose the name on their certificates, giving the option for transgender students to use their preferred name.

Fordham to Hold First LGBTQ Graduation Ceremony

May 1, 2019

On May 8, students, professors and alumni will gather for the first Lavender Graduation held at Fordham University to recognize the achievements of graduating LGBT+ students and faculty. The Lavender Graduation aims to be a safe space for all attendees to be their true selves without fear or judgment.

With the academic year coming to a close, seniors are thinking about their futures post-graduation.

Graduation Isn’t Doomsday

April 10, 2019

With graduation right around the corner, many seniors are anxious about life after Fordham. Features Editor Jeffrey Umbrell speaks with members of the Class of ’19 about how they are feeling about their future job prospects.

Walcott carries a distinguished history of work within the New York educational system. (COURTESY OF BRUCE GILBERT)

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 ...

Capturing Fordham's 171st Commencement

Capturing Fordham’s 171st Commencement

May 25, 2016

By HANA KEININGHAM AND JESS LUSZCZYK Co-Photo Editors On Saturday, May 21, Fordham University celeb...

Gabby Besada plans to continue to live and work in New York after graduation, possibly in the field of education. (JASON BOIT/ THE OBSERVER)

Confessions of A College Senior: Post Grad Stress

October 5, 2015

By SHAHEEN TOKHI Staff Writer “What are you going to do after you graduate?” It’s become th...

We've been waiting for so long...and now its here. (VIA FORDHAM OBSERVER)

Confessions of a College Senior

August 28, 2015

By SHAHEEN TOKHI Staff Writer There is something incredibly bittersweet about going into your senior...

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

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...

Farewell and Good Luck to the Class of 2015

April 29, 2015

Published: April 29, 2015 The Class of 2015 has endured their four years and triumphed at Fordham...

A Letter To My Freshman Self

April 29, 2015

ByTYLER MARTINS Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Published: April 29, 2015 There are fewer than 20 days ...