Press Release Archive 2010

Current or prospective sociology majors at Manhattan College now have even more course options than before with a new minor in cultural anthropology, and a concentration in immigration and global sociology.

Manhattan College will host a Fall Open House for college-bound students on Sunday, Oct. 24 starting at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle with opening welcome remarks from Brennan O’Donnell, Ph.D., president of Manhattan.

Manhattan College’s office of campus ministry and social action will be sponsoring a book sale on Saturday, Oct. 9.

John P. Connolly ’73 and ’75, Ph.D., and senior technical advisor at Anchor QEA, LLC, in Montvale, N.J., was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) earlier this year.

“It’s an amazing thing we all survived,” explains Martin Spett, a local Riverdale resident and renowned artist, as he reflects on his personal experience surviving the Holocaust with his family.

At Manhattan College’s annual President’s Dinner held at the Waldorf=Astoria last night, President Brennan O’Donnell unveiled plans for the new five-story, 67,400 square-foot student center, Student Commons, to more than 250 donors and guests.

Manhattan College will celebrate its annual Lasallian Convocation on Thursday, Sept. 23.

Señor Pedro Ascencio, a farmer and marketing manager at Las Colinas, a small farmer coffee co-operative in El Salvador, will lead a discussion on fair trade coffee at Manhattan College on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 4:00 p.m.

Manhattan College announces the launch of the inaugural Newman lecture series on Monday, Sept. 20 at 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers to celebrate Cardinal John Henry Newman’s beatification.

Starting in fall of 2011, Manhattan College’s school of business will introduce a new graduate M.B.A. program for qualified Manhattan students.

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