With best wishes for a Healthy and Happy start to the Christmas Season, we hope you’ll take part in our Third Annual Online Holiday Auction. Choose a gift for a loved one – or treat yourself – and support our scholarship funds for Fordham students.
The Fordham College Alumni Association, founded in 1905, supports alumni and students (future alums) of Fordham College at Rose Hill. We have scholarships and grants for students and we create opportunities to get together, personally and professionally. If you graduated from Fordham College Rose Hill, you are an automatic member.
This year, we’re offering our Third Annual Online Holiday Auction to support students and alumni. Here are the offerings, some on CharityBuzz.com and others on CharityAuctionToday.com, available through December 17th, 2020.
The vast majority of items have been generously donated by fellow Fordham alumni who are giving their time and resources to make this auction possible. We offer each donor a huge thank you. And huge thanks to the FCAA board members who curated items, especially Christa Treitmeier-Meditz, FCRH ’85.
Your support is greatly appreciated and goes a long way to help our charitable endeavors.
We hope you’ll select one or more of these great items to help us help students, alumni and Fordham University.
Tribute to the Class of 2020
The Fordham College Alumni Association pays tribute to the Class of 2020. You may not have had a commencement on Eddie’s, but you sure have our praise and a big welcome to the Alumni Ramily! (It’s not the video you created, but we hope this measures up.)
Journalism Scholars Award Now Named for Alum Jim Dwyer ’79
Upon the recent passing of Fordham College alum Jim Dwyer, Class of 1979, the FCAA board voted to rename its journalism award, which will henceforth be known as the FCAA Jim Dwyer Journalism Scholars Award.
Jim began his career at The Ram (even though he entered college as an aspiring doctor) and went on to have a fabulous career at Newsday, the Daily News and The New York Times where he was a reporter and columnist. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for commentary while at Newsday and also won in 1992 as part of a Newsday team reporting on a subway derailment in Manhattan.
A revered journalist, Jim, who was 63 at the time of his death from lung cancer, was a great supporter of Fordham. He was speaker at the FCAA’s first marquee dinner where he regaled guests with his great stories about New York City, its cast of leaders throughout the years, politics, his family and his beloved Ireland.
Rev. Joseph M. McShane, SJ, FCAA Student Achievement Award
The FCAA was proud to present the first Joseph M. McShane, SJ, FCAA Student Achievement Award to Maeve Burke, FCRH ’20, a journalism major from the Philadelphia area. Maeve has been an intern at CBS News and the Discovery Channel. Here she is (center) at the presentation with, left to right, Fordham Rose Hill Dean Maura Mast, the FCAA’s Norma Vavolizza, FCAA President Debra Caruso Marrone, and Fordham President Father McShane. (Photo taken in Father McShane’s Office.)
The Fordham College Alumni Association, an independent, non-profit volunteer organization, seeks to strengthen the bonds of alumni – to each other, to Fordham College Rose Hill and to the university. The organization provides scholarships and grants to current Fordham College students and holds professional networking events for alumni. Members are Fordham College graduates and students who have attended for more than one year.
The Fordham College Alumni Association is an independent, 501 (C) 3 volunteer organization, incorporated in the State of New York, and chartered separately from Fordham College at Rose Hill and Fordham University.