State of the Borough Address to be Delivered at Fordham UniversityContact: Syd Steinhardt
Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. will deliver his seventh State of the Borough Address at the Rose Hill Gymnasium in the Vincent T. Lombardi Memorial Center on Friday, Feb. 8 at 9 a.m.
Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, will introduce the borough president.
The address will cover developments in the Bronx during Carrion’s seven-year tenure as borough president. Carrion, who will leave office at the end of next year due to term limits, has already announced his intention to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for city controller in 2009.
The address is expected to draw about 1,000 people. It will be carried live on News 12 The Bronx and Broxnet Community Television.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,600 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a commuter campus in Westchester, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.