The Observer

Expanded Community Center Welcomes Student Veterans

Expanded Community Center Welcomes Student Veterans

January 22, 2020

Of the 468 student veterans who attend Fordham, nearly all of them volunteered after the Sept. 11 attacks. As they leave service to begin their studies, the Veterans Center serves these former servicemen and women as they reenter civilian life. In November 2019, the Veterans Center was expanded in the first floor of the 140 West Building to include more office space and a lounge for student veterans to congregate.

A Jesuit Approach to Army ROTC

A Jesuit Approach to Army ROTC

January 20, 2020

Fordham’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program has a long history, but the program is bringing new ideas and approaches to the Army. Both student and faculty members of the Ram Battalion comment on how Jesuit values influence its military training.

Inside FCLC’s ROTC Program

Inside FCLC’s ROTC Program

November 6, 2014

By ELIZABETH LANDRYStaff WriterPublished: November 5, 2014 At 9 a.m. on Friday mornings, young men and women in Army fatigues trickle onto the Fordham College at Lincoln Center ...

A Day on the Plaza

October 8, 2014

By ALANNA KILKEARY Staff Writer Published: October 8, 2014 September 25, 2014, 6 a.m., Eastern Standard Time I turn over as the light peeks into my ...

Economic Downturn Makes ROTC More Appealing to Struggling Students

June 4, 2011

By Anndrew Vacca Staff Writer Published: October 30, 2008 With a soaring cost of higher education and a rising unemployment rate, the benefits offered by the ROTC may cause more students to enroll in the program. Capt. Richard Gomez, recruiting operations officer for the New York City branch of the Reserves O...