Centers & Institutes

At Manhattan, our centers and institutes are designed to promote social justice through education and innovation, positioning the College as a thought leader in the future of education, ethics, interfaith dialogue and sustainability.

Advanced Placement Institute

Each summer, the Advanced Placement Institute offers advanced placement high school teachers the opportunity to improve their skills through a series of short workshop courses for college credit or audit.

Center for Ethics & Leadership

Drawing on the expertise of Manhattan College faculty and other area authorities to foster ethics and values in education, the Center for Ethics promotes dialog and addresses issues of social justice.

Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching works to strengthen the College’s commitment to foster and reward excellent teaching.

Center for Optimal College Readiness

The Center for Optimal College Readiness places our undergraduate and graduate students in local schools where they provide outreach tutoring, mentoring, help with academic counseling and college application-related work.

Center for the Study of the Future of Education

Through research, discussion and application, the Center for the Study of the Future of Education explores issues related to learning and teaching from preschool through college that have the potential to dramatically impact the future of education.

Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability (CURES)

The Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability supports research, teaching, and community outreach in the areas of urban resilience, sustainability and environmental justice.

Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center

The Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center works to educate the public about the Holocaust and genocide, and to promote a better understanding among Christians, Jews and Muslims through interfaith dialogue related to the College’s educational mission.