Communications and Media Relations
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PR and Media Relations
We also pitch stories to local and national media highlighting Fordham initiatives, faculty research, and student successes.
Fordham Law Names Joseph Landau New Dean
Fordham University President Tania Tetlow is proud to announce the appointment of Joseph Landau as the 12th dean of Fordham Law School and the Paul Fuller Professor of Law. Landau, the associate dean of academic affairs at Fordham Law, was chosen after a national, eight-month search, chaired by Donna Rapaccioli, dean emerita of the Gabelli …
Pitch Perfect: Perfecting Your Business Pitch
Pitching your business idea to the public isn’t easy. In this video, three experts from the Fordham Foundry—Executive Director Al Bartosic, Associate Director Shaun Johnson, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence Lauren Sweeney, co-founder of DeliverZero and a 2012 graduate of Fordham College at Rose Hill—explain how to effectively pitch your idea and earn the public’s trust.
How Do You Bring a Business Idea to Life?
Everyone is an entrepreneur—they just don’t know it yet. That’s the philosophy of Albert Bartosic, executive director of the Fordham Foundry, a hub where Fordham community members learn how to launch and grow their own businesses. Most people already use the skills required for entrepreneurship in their daily lives, including pitching new ideas and working …
Fordham Mourns the Passing of Jean Walsh, Beloved Library Secretary
Jean Walsh, a senior executive secretary at Fordham’s Walsh Library with deep family ties to the University, died on Feb. 9 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center after a long illness. She was 73. Walsh worked for more than two decades at the library’s electronic information center, where she had many responsibilities, including scheduling and supervising …
5 Myths About Entrepreneurship
Popular success stories about entrepreneurs often gloss over the challenges, tough decisions, and even failures that they’ve faced. As the entrepreneur-in-residence for the Fordham Foundry, and an entrepreneur herself, Lauren Sweeney, FCRH ’12, has seen this firsthand. Sweeney is the CEO and co-founder of DeliverZero, a service that makes it easy for restaurants and grocers …
Forced to Transfer from Shuttered College, Fordham Student Named Truman Nominee
Lucia Barberena went from an academic orphan to a prestigious scholarship contender when the Kings College, where she was enrolled, announced in March 2023 that it would be closing. Barberena, a native of Ocean Springs, Mississippi who had been attending on a prestigious Jack Cooke Kent scholarship, found herself searching for a new school. Getting …
Lean Into Curiosity: How a ‘Shark Tank’ Entrepreneur Brought Her Idea to Life
The last thing Aurora Weinstock expected to do with her Fordham communications degree was end up pitching a toy vacuum, Pick-Up Bricks, on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. But that’s exactly where she found herself late last year. A Long Island native, Weinstock transferred to Fordham as a junior and quickly set out to make …
Black History Month Events 2024
To celebrate Black History Month, Fordham is offering a variety of events and programs on the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses. Some programs are also offered virtually. *This is a working list. It will be updated as new events are planned. Love Your Skin: A Tabling Event Thursday, Feb. 15, 1 p.m.; Lowenstein Plaza, …
Grad Students Learn Finer Points of Public Speaking
A group of Fordham graduate students gathered at the Lincoln Center campus on Feb. 5 for a crash course on public speaking. In the Ignatian Public Speaking workshop led by Robert Parmach, Ph.D., director of Ignatian mission and ministry, students learned about the finer points of “SPATE”—stance, projection, articulation, tone, and eye contact. “We want …
Remembering Lloyd Rogler, Sociology Professor Who Studied the Latin American Experience
Lloyd Rogler, Ph.D., the Albert Schweitzer Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and the founder of Fordham’s Hispanic Research Center, died on Dec. 10 at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers. He was 93. He was buried alongside his wife Susan Rogler, who died in 2011, and his mother, Carmen Canino, at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in …
Studying Caribbean Migration and Movement: A Q&A with Professor and Author Tyesha Maddox
For Tyesha Maddox, Ph.D., Caribbean migration is a personal topic; her mom is from St. Lucia and her dad’s family is from North and South Carolina. “I was always really interested in migration and movement—why people move and what happens when they move and how they form community,” said Maddox, an associate professor in the …