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GSAS New Student Orientation Lincoln Center Campus Agenda

Welcome to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences!

Tuesday, August 31, 2021


5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Student Check-in and Reception
Fordham University School of Law
Costantino 2-02A

5:30 p.m. – 5:35 p.m. | Introduction to GSAS Administration and Dean

  • Tyler Stovall, Ph.D., Dean, and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Garrett Marino, Director of Admissions
  • Mary Louise Santoli, Admissions Counselor
  • Carissa Burns, Admissions Counselor
  • Christine Kelley, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Student Professional Development

5:35 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. | Dean’s Welcome

  • Tyler Stovall, Ph.D., Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

5:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m. | Student Support and Professional Development at GSAS

  • John Barnes, Ph.D., Candidate, Higher Education Leadership Fellow, Coordinator, Preparing Future Faculty Program
  • Christopher Myers, Ph.D., Candidate, Higher Education Leadership Fellow, Coordinator for Graduate Student Mentoring Initiatives
  • Nicholas Sooy, Ph.D., Candidate, Higher Education Leadership Fellow, Coordinator, GSAS Wellness
  • Christine Kelly, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Student Professional Development

6:15 p.m. – 6:35 p.m. | Introduction to Fordham Libraries

  • Reference and Instructional Services Librarian, Quinn Library

6:35 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. | Introduction to the Office of Career Services

  • [TBD], Career Counselor, Graduate School Specialist

6:45 p.m. – 6:55 p.m. | Introduction to the Graduate Student Association (GSA)

  • Ryan Sullivan, Ph.D., Candidate, President
  • Mardoqueo “Marc” Arteaga, Ph.D., Candidate, Vice President

6:55 p.m. – 7:25 p.m. | Graduate Student Panel

  • GSAS Student Representatives

7:25 p.m. – 7:55 p.m. | International Graduate Student Panel

  • GSAS Student Representatives