From meeting new people to learning about an unfamiliar place, starting something new can be overwhelming. But at Fordham, new members to the community don’t have to go through that adjustment period alone.

Check out our video featuring Nushelle de Silva, a new faculty member in the art history department originally from Sri Lanka, and Matteo Torres, a first-year student from San Francisco who is studying at the Gabelli School of Business at Lincoln Center. They sat down with Fordham News to share some insights from their first few months and how they’ve come to find a second home here.

Additional reporting by Kelly Prinz.