Press Release Archive 2011

Kenneth A. Rathgeber, executive vice president and chief compliance officer for the Investment Adviser and Fidelity Mutual Funds for Fidelity Investments, has been named chairman of the board of trustees of Manhattan College.

The Irish Voice newspaper will recognize Brennan O’Donnell, Ph.D., president of Manhattan College, as one of the top figures in education with an Irish heritage at an awards ceremony on Dec. 14 at the home of Irish Consul General Noel Kilkenny.

Mehnaz M. Afridi, Ph.D., a scholar in Muslim identity and Jewish relations, was hired last summer as the director for Manhattan College’s expanded Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center.

Manhattan College will present John M. Dionisio, chairman and chief executive officer of AECOM Technology Corporation (AECOM), and Frederick W. Werner ’75, president of corporate development for AECOM, with the De La Salle Medals at the College’s annual fundraising dinner on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012.

Manhattan College held its 33rd annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, Nov. 12 in Smith Auditorium, sponsored by the Manhattan College Alumni Society.

The Manhattan College Singers and Orchestra will host their Christmas program, A Festival of Lessons and Carols, on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers.

Emmanuel “Sonny” Ago, Ed.D., was recently appointed Manhattan College’s first assistant vice president for student life at Manhattan College.

The Teacher Accreditation Council (TEAC) recently awarded national accreditation to Manhattan College’s school building leadership program.

Manhattan College was recently named as one of the top 100 private universities in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Best Value in Private Colleges’ survey.

Joseph Dillon ’62, president of the Manhattan College Alumni Society, was formally named to the College’s board of trustees on Oct. 27.