On Aug. 22, 23 and 24, some 125 incoming freshmen participated in the Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice's Urban Plunge program. The three-day initiative helps students learn about the socio-economic issues facing the Bronx, experience its cultural heritage, and participate in a day of service in the community.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College, University of London, in the United Kingdom. 8/13