Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.

Fordham University’s Eva Li is a Peer Health Exchange volunteer. She’s trained to teach health workshops at some of New York City’s underfunded and understaffed public high schools. On this edition of Fordham Conversations, Li, along with Community Liaison and Innovation Manager, Sarah Cocuzzo sit down with Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon. They discuss Peer Health Exchange’s mission, and the need teens have for a platform to talk about sensitive health Issues and concerns.

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Host Chris Williams talks to people who, in one way or another, have gone back to college. Cira Vernazza, director of Fordham University's College at 60 program, talks about how the university has special classes designed for people 60 and older. Three of the students in the program (Judy Bowman, Timothy Kiehn, and Peg Smith-Loeb) discuss the benefits of taking college courses after retirement. Then, Taylor Harris talks about moving back to her alma mater and her McSweeney's column "Big Mom on Campus: Raising 2 Kids in a College Dorm." 

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Fordham has launched a center that offers an executive education for leaders of nonprofit groups. The Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders is the brainchild of Allan Luks, who serves as its director. Elaine Congress the- Associate Dean for Continuing Education and Extramural Programs in the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service. They sit down with Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon to discuss the best way for business and service to merge

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