Rose Hill, Lincoln Center Greet Class of 2010Contact: Bob Howe
As Fordham’s Class of 2010 began trickling onto the Rose Hill campus in cars, minivans and SUVs on Sunday morning, Aug. 27, the rain was there to greet them. Luckily, so was the University’s president, Joseph M. McShane, S.J.
Dressed in a blue windbreaker over his clerical garb, Father McShane handed out bottles of water and chatted with arriving students and their parents. “Where are you from?” he asked the driver of one minivan.
“You’ve got Jamestown’s 400th anniversary coming up,” Father McShane said with a smile. “Welcome to Fordham. You’re going to love it here. And don’t you lift a finger. Our students will handle everything.” Read the entire article in Inside Fordham Online.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,600 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.