Manhattan College Hosts Open House

Nearly 1,500 people gathered on Manhattan College’s campus on Sunday, Oct. 30 for the College’s annual fall Open House.

Despite the surprise October snowstorm, nearly 1,500 people gathered on Manhattan College’s campus on Sunday, Oct. 30 for the College’s annual fall Open House.

The event commenced with opening remarks from Brennan O’Donnell, Ph.D., president of the College. Afterward, prospective students and their families had the opportunity to hear the College’s jazz band perform and take a tour of campus including checking out various labs on campus (physics, mathematics and computer science, biology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, molecular modeling simulation and television studios and labs). Visitors were also able to participate in department presentations and hear more about cocurricular and extracurricular clubs in Draddy Gymnasium; attend information sessions on the admissions and financial aid process; and visit the bookstore.

In addition, the Alumni Society sponsored a mass and morning brunch in Dante’s Den for alumni to attend and accompany high school and transfer student guests. Alumni were also available to answer prospective students’ questions in Draddy Gymnasium throughout the day.

*If anyone was not able to attend Open House, the College encourages you to come to a Saturday information session (click here to register) or contact admissions to schedule an appointment at: 1-800-MC2-XCEL.

View photos from the event below.