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News and Media Contacts

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Development and University Relations
News and Media Relations Bureau
(212) 636-7013

Media Contacts

Bob Howe
Assistant Vice President for Communications &
Special Adviser to the President
(212) 636-6538

Gina Vergel
Director of Communications
(212) 636-6534

Rachel Roman
Assistant Director of Social Media
(212) 636-7013
email: or

Joan Ronstadt
Communications Specialist
(646) 868-4223
email: or

News Staff

Janet Sassi
Editor, Fordham News and Associate Director, Internal Communications
(212) 636-7577

Patrick Verel
Assistant Editor, Fordham News
(212) 636-7790

Tom Stoelker
Senior Staff Writer
(212) 636-7576

Magazine and Editorial Staff

Ryan Stellabotte
Editorial Director
(212) 636-6537

Nicole LaRosa
Senior Editor
(212) 930-8810

Alexandra Loizzo-Desai
Assistant Editor
(212) 636-6536

Chris Gosier
Senior Editor
(646) 312-8267