Next time you're sitting in class feeling utterly miserable, contemplating what you're doing in college, while simultaneously drowning in midterms, tests, homework and projects, think on the bright side: Fordham has actually produced some incredibly successful, wealthy and famous people. So you're definitely in the right place! While some only attended Fordham for a year or two, others came here for grad school, and many attended all four years.
Take a look at some of Fordham's most notable attendees.
1. Mary Higgins ClarkSuccessful suspense novel author, Mary Higgins Clark attended Fordham University. Clark grew up in the Bronx, and attended Fordham in 1971. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1979 with a degree in Philosophy. She credits Fordham for helping boost her confidence and feel better about herself.
2. Donald Trump
3. Alan Alda
4. Vince Lombardi
5. Denzel Washington
6. Amanda Seyfried
both musicals adapted into movies.
7. David Copperfield
One of the most successful magicians and illusionists of our time attended Fordham in 1975. His real name is in fact David Seth Kotkin, and he attended the Rose Hill Campus.
8. Lana Del Rey
Fordham is clearly doing something right, so don't give up! Push through those midterms, tests, classes and projects. Maybe one day, you can be on the list of notable Fordham attendees, too.