Orientation Staff


Dorothy A. Wenzel, Ph.d.
Director of Student Leadership and Community Development

A native of Queens, New York, Dorothy became the Director of Student Leaderhsip and Community Development in February 2006. As an undergraduate student at Loyola College in Maryland, Dorothy worked as an Orientation Leader and Coordinator.  She is excited to be involved with New Student Orientation at Fordham University at Lincoln Center to welcome the new students to our Fordham family.

Daniel A. Patterson
Associate Director for Transition Year Experience

A Midwest Native, Daniel grew up in Illinois, Daniel joined the Fordham family in January of 2009. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Iowa, and Master’s Degree in Counseling and Student Personnel at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Daniel left the cold Midwest to work at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, before heading back east to work with New Student Orientation. He is excited to meet all the new Rams in the Class of 2017!


Gabriella Besada, fclc '16
New Student Orientation Coordinator

Alissa Fajek, FCLC '15
New Student Orientation Coordinator

Gabriel Yayac, fclc '16
New Student Orientation Coordinator

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