May 2013 News

  1. Manhattan Grad Spreads Anti-Bullying Message with Launch of Musical

    Teacher John O’Neill ’86 co-created the musical "Letters to Daddy" to make students more aware of the day-to-day challenges kids face in effort to curb the rise in bullying.

  2. Manhattan College Recent Graduate Accepted into NYC Teaching Fellows

    Amanda Cromwell ’13, a resident of Jackson, N.J., will join the selective program in fall 2013.

  3. Seventy Years Later, Manhattan College Graduate Hangs a Diploma

    In 1942, Fred Grannis was drafted by the U.S. Army two months before graduating. Now, at age 93, he finally earned his degree.

  4. College Hosts 143rd Reunion Weekend

    Hundreds of alumni will return to Riverdale, including a number of notable names from the class of 1963 who will celebrate their 50th reunion.

  5. Christopher Bednarz ’13 Honored With Gunn Medal

    Bronx resident receives highest undergraduate student honor.

  6. Four Manhattan College Graduates Accepted into the Lasallian Volunteers Service Program

    Megan McShane, Kathryn Merry, Clare O’Connell and Kathleen O’Malley will begin a year of service this fall.

  7. College Celebrates the 171st Commencement Ceremonies

    Nearly 1,000 bachelor's and master's students awarded degrees.

  8. Howell, N.J., Resident Delivers Valedictory Address at Manhattan College’s Spring Commencement

    Jennifer Player ’13 graduates with MBA and delivers valedictory speech.

  9. Entrepreneur and Philosophy Major Delivers Valedictory Address at Manhattan College’s Commencement

    Perry Rizopoulos ’13 and Pelham, N.Y., resident, receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

  10. Seniors Celebrate Scholastic Achievement at Spring Honors Convocation

    More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership.

  11. Dean of Manhattan College’s School of Engineering Accepted as Fellow of Environmental and Water Resources Institute

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will recognize Tim Ward as a Fellow at the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress.

  12. Manhattan College Announces 2013 Commencement Speakers

    Bernard Pierorazio and Charles Thornton will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.

  13. Manhattan College Offering AP Workshops Aug. 5-9

    The Advanced Placement Institute of Manhattan College will host its 30th annual advanced placement (AP) summer workshops

  14. What's Next for the Class of 2013

    As the class of 2013 prepares to head out into the world, 13 seniors tell us about their plans for after graduation and reflect on what made their Manhattan College experience special.

  15. Manhattan Graduates See High Return on Investment According to Survey that Assesses the Value of College Degrees 2013 College Education ROI Ranking lists Manhattan College at 32 out of more than 1,500 institutions nationwide.

  16. Bound by Love: Alumnus Publishes Children’s Book in Mother’s Memory

    Andrew Kranichfeld ’07 overcame a brain tumor and resulting blindness through his creative pursuits.

  17. Engineering Students Compete at the ASCE Metro Regional Conference

    From April 26-28, the Jaspers participated in the steel bridge-building and concrete canoe competitions

  18. Manhattan College Professor Offers Perspective on Boston Bombings Recovery

    Don't push witnesses into psychotherapy prematurely, says Nuwan Jayawickreme, an expert on large-scale traumatic events

  19. Innovation Contest Puts Student Entrepreneurs in the Spotlight

    Panel of business experts offer critiques in first School of Business “shark tank.”

  20. Brother Francis Bowers Celebrates 50-Plus Years of Service

    Br. Francis’ longtime and wide-ranging service helped shape the future of Manhattan College