Category Archives: Spotlight

Summer Teaching Positions Available: Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This Summer

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2017 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support. Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $800 per week while teaching. Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups. Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books. We hire people who: Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure Are responsible, hardworking, and have… Read more »

The Undergraduate Awards 2016/17 – Deadline June 13th 2017!

The Undergraduate Awards 2016/17 – Deadline June 13th 2017! Your President, Father McShane, has affiliated Fordham University with The Undergraduate Awards, and you are now part of that network of innovative universities, identifying and encouraging the best undergraduate research around the world. The Undergraduate Awards is the world’s largest academic awards program and is unique in that it is pan-discipline,… Read more »

Lynne Sachs: Screening and Discussion (Feb 9)

Investigation of a Flame On May 17, 1968 nine Vietnam War protesters (including former FCLC prof Daniel Berrigan, SJ 1921-2016) walked into a Catonsville, Maryland draft board office, grabbed hundreds of selective service records and burned them with homemade napalm. “Investigation of a Flame” is an intimate, experimental documentary portrait of the Catonsville Nine, this disparate band of resisters who… Read more »

Connect Your Students to the NBCUniversal Page Program!

The NBCUniversal Page Program recruits large classes of Pages each quarter, and we are looking to establish better relationships with campus career centers and on-campus organizations / clubs. We hope that you can help us directly connect to future candidates for the program. Our current application is now live for the class of Pages who will start on May 30th,… Read more »

Foley Award – Video Competition

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The Cardinal Foley Symposium The next symposium will take place on May 24, 2017. The annual symposium celebrates the World Day of Social Communications each year during the last week in May at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary (Wynnewood, PA). The symposium begins with a public forum to discuss the theme and the message written by the Holy Father for this… Read more »

Undergraduate Scholarships Now Open for Submissions

The Communication and Media Studies department offers students a limited number of scholarships, and encourages them to seek out additional scholarship opportunities. They are now open for submissions! You have three options below; Edward A. Walsh Scholarship The Herbert A. Robinson Award in Creative Writing The Thomas Kavanaugh Scholarship

Deadline approaching for student applications to INNOVATE NYC

For undergraduate and graduate students passionate about social change and developing the skills necessary to turn their ideas into action, the Social Innovation Collaboratory is excited to announce that Fordham is collaborating with the DO School and 10 other NYC higher education institutions to launch the second year of Innovate NYC, a program supported by Newman’s Own Foundation. The Community Mobility Challenge Please help us to spread the word about this… Read more »

Sophomore Major Declaration Sessions for Rose Hill Students

ROSE HILL STUDENTS! As we have too many students coming in to declare right now to have individual meetings, I will have group sessions starting the week of Jan 23, 2017 to take declarations and explain our new undergraduate program. We have tried to schedule these sessions on different days of the week and at times when we think students… Read more »

REMINDER: Alfred J. Seaman Award Paper Deadline

REMINDER:  ALFRED J. SEAMAN AWARD DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017 THE BEST STUDENT PAPER WILL RECEIVE $1,000!! **CALL FOR PAPERS** ALFRED J. SEAMAN AWARD FOR BEST UNDERGRADUATE PAPER ON ADVERTISING AND SOCIETY The winner of the competition is selected by a panel of AEF board members, consisting of professors and advertising professionals. The 2017 award will be presented at the… Read more »

Unique opportunity for Journalism/Gender Studies students

Babe, a new online movement for witty, outspoken young women, is recruiting contributors for 2017. We’re looking for girls (and guys!) with big ideas, strong opinions and great senses of humor to write about everything from fashion and beauty to dating, identity issues and politics. Read more about Babe’s mission here: If you’re interested in getting involved, email… Read more »