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A spring 2020 report card reflecting both letter grade options and pass/fail options

Students Submit Pass/Fail Requests Prior to Finals

April 28, 2020

Due to the unprecedented time and remote learning period, Fordham extended the Pass/Fail option to include core curriculum and major requirements. By the April 24 deadline, 8,200 students had submitted Pass/Fail requests.

Dean Auricchio (left) and Dean Williams (left)

Fordham Deans Host Online Town Hall

April 8, 2020

Deans Laura Auricchio, Keith Eldredge and Tracyann Williams hosted a Zoom meeting to answer student questions on April 7 from 1 p.m. ET until 2 p.m.

As city medical supplies dwindled, Fordham donated exam gloves, respirator masks and surgical face masks.

Fordham Donates Over 30,000 Medical Items to Fight COVID-19

April 1, 2020

As Mayor de Blasio warned that city supplies of medical items were running out, Fordham University took action to combat the looming shortage by collecting over 30,000 unused medical items for donation.

Tracyann Williams, pictured above, will take on her new role of Assistant Dean for Student Support and Success on Feb. 5.

Fordham Takes Action With New Dean for Student Support

January 22, 2020

The Assistant Dean’s Office at Lincoln Center — currently composed of four deans for each class and transfer students — is welcoming a new face to the team: the Assistant Dean for Student Support and Success.

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.

Mica McKnight, who is chairing the committee for both FCLC dean searches.

New Deans To Begin Next Semester

December 4, 2019

Fordham University is concluding interviews in search of two new deans: one to replace Assistant Dean for First-Year Students Joseph Desciak and a new position titled Assistant Dean for Student Support and Success.

Auricchio's Instagram bio reads,

Dean of FCLC Follows Back

September 17, 2019

While most adults still don’t know how to properly use hashtags, Dr. Laura Auricchio, the newly appointed Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center, has posted on Instagram every day for the month of August.

Students from the Class of 2023 who participated in Urban Plunge had an early start learning about all New York City has to offer, as well as the mission of Fordham University.

New Class, New Dean, New Fordham

August 25, 2019

Plenty of online lifestyle articles, high school counselors and nostalgic relatives can offer advice about adjusting to a new life on a college campus, but only few know what it’s like to be new to FCLC.  

For the first time since its opening in 1968, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) will have a female dean leading the school. On Tuesday, April 30, a search committee appointed Laura Auricchio to replace Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., who served the school for a record 20 years.

Fordham Appoints First Female Dean of Fordham College Lincoln Center

May 1, 2019

For the first time since its opening in 1968, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) will have a female dean leading the school. On Tuesday, April 30, a search committee appointed Laura Auricchio to replace Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., who served the school for a record 20 years.