Meet Your New Classmates

Manhattan College welcomed one of its largest freshman classes to campus this year. Meet seven of our newest Jaspers who hail from different communities around the world, but all share similar hopes for successful freshman years.


Maya Astabie

Lasallian Leader Joins Manhattan Community from San Francisco

Also a recipient of The Quadrangle scholarship, Maya Astabie ’16 aspires to become a writer.  

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Shane Beyer

High School Running Star Recruited for the Mile

Shane Beyer ’16 will balance track, cross country and academics this year at Manhattan.

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Boueri Twins

Twins from Dubai Take on the Big City

International students Melhem and Samir Boueri ’16 are living in America for the first time.

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Samantha Corrado

Freshman Starts at Manhattan Following Perfect High School Career 

An aspiring lawyer, Samantha Corrado ’16 hopes to achieve similar standards in college.

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Krystal Diaz

First Generation Student Inspired by Mentorship

Student Sponsor Program motivates Krystal Diaz ’16 to attend Manhattan College.

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Matthew Lucey

Aspiring Engineer Follows in Family’s Footsteps

Math and science wiz Matthew Lucey ’16 will be a third-generation Manhattan engineer.

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