Senior Class Gift

Every year, our graduating class makes a collective gift to the College. This time-honored tradition expresses the seniors’ appreciation for the education that has prepared them well for lifelong success.

05_18_18-commencement-photos20180518_094021.jpgThe graduates of 2018 dedicated their gift to their late classmate, Edward DeGuisto. A veteran of the U.S. Marines and Army National Guard, he passed away in 2017 after a traffic accident.

Edward served his fellow Manhattan College students as a participant in the Student Veterans Organization (formerly Valor) and an elected member of Student Government. Represented by his parents, Kelly and Edward, he posthumously received his bachelor’s degree in international studies at Commencement in May.

The Class of 2018 raised nearly $5,000, which will be used to erect a commemorative gazebo on campus in Edward’s honor.