Tom Rochford Political Science Major

Why did you come to Molloy?
I came to Molloy because it is a great Catholic college that is close to home. The Honors Program and generous academic scholarship also convinced me of Molloy's commitment to its students.

What are the professors like at Molloy?
Molloy has an impressive academic staff that features highly qualified professors. Most professors have a very high academic standing and have worked in the professional world. The professors are incredibly friendly and insightful, so no student should fear asking for help or advice.

How does Molloy inspire your passions?
Molloy inspires my passions by providing me with the resources that are necessary to succeed in the future. It is amazing that such a modest, faith based school provides its students with a world-class education and a wonderful college experience that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

What type of internships did you take, or are looking to take?
Molloy provides its students with resume building internships that are crucial first steps into the professional world. I have successfully completed an internship with the Nassau County Executive's Office and the Nassau County Department of Probation. In the future I plan to intern at the Federal level for a major government department/agency.

How is the campus life at Molloy?
Molloy constantly engages its students. There isn't a day that goes by without some sort of inclusive activity. Molloy is most certainly a warm and inviting school where people don't have to look far to have fun.

What surprised you the most about Molloy?
Every day I am more and more surprised by the international trips and study programs that Molloy offers. I didn't expect a smaller school like Molloy to offer such a wide array of opportunities for students to see the world outside of the U.S.

How does it feel to be the new History and Political Science Club president?
I was slightly shocked when I find out that I was the new president of the club. It is an honor to even be considered for the position of president. As president, I hope to bring the fascinating subjects of history and political science to as many students as possible.

So far, what is your fondest memory of Molloy?
I will always fondly remember my time in France with Molloy students and faculty. Exploring a foreign country with so many good friends truly was the experience of a lifetime. We shared many laughs and saw so much of a world that most can only dream about.