Spotlights on The Class of 2012

With the excitement and anticipation of graduation, seniors and graduate students at Manhattan College take a look back on their journeys at the College.

With the excitement and anticipation of graduation, seniors and graduate students at Manhattan College take a look back on their journeys at the College. International students, first-generation graduates and nontraditional learners make up this year’s successful class of graduates. Read their stories here:


Abraham Asfaw

Engineering Grad To Begin Doctorate at Princeton

Abraham Asfaw ’12 will attend Princeton to pursue doctoral studies in electrical engineering and quantum computing. 

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Jennifer Baduy

Local Bronx Resident Strives For Success in The Classroom

First generation student Jennifer Baduy ’12 pursues a career as a Spanish teacher.

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Toni Biaggi

Education Grad Proves Lifelong Learning Has Merit

Toni Biaggi ’12 balances life, school and family while being a model student in the School Counseling program.

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Jose Chavarry

History Grad Accepts Fellowship to Earn Doctorate in Hispanic Literature and Language 

José Chávarry ’12 excelled both in and out of the classroom at MC, and is now on a full scholarship to pursue his Ph.D.

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Christina Costas

Business Grad Uses Finance Skills to Give Back at Manhattan College

Christina Costas ’12 started numerous programs for students to help the local community, while gaining real-world experience. 

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Veteran NYPD Detective Graduates From Manhattan College

NYPD detective Jackson Todd ’12 earns his college degree while maintaining his nearly 20-year-career on the force.

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Hyesu Kim

Manhattan Math Grad Plans to Pursue Doctorate Degree

Hyesu Kim ’12 combined her passions for mathematics and music while at Manhattan College. 

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Meredith Mayer

Undergraduate Valedictorian is a Presidential Scholar and World Traveler 

Manhattan College student Meredith Mayer ’12 addressed the crowd and her fellow classmates as the valedictorian on May 20 at Manhattan College’s 170th undergraduate Commencement.

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Greg Player

Graduate Valedictorian is a Civil Engineer Who Also Serves as a Volunteer Firefighter 

Manhattan College student Gregory A. Player, a 2012 graduate of the Civil Engineering master’s program, delivered the valedictory speech on May 19 at the College’s Spring Commencement.

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