August 2013 News

  1. College Renames Department of Physical Education and Human Performance to the Department of Kinesiology

    With a growing number of programs and courses being offered, the department of Kinesiology name change further encompasses the expanding field.

  2. Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Hosts Several Fall Events

    Lineup includes book discussions by authors Ruth Boyd Sharone and John Connelly.

  3. Expert on the Ethics and Culture of Hacking to Speak at Center for Ethics Inaugural Event on Sept. 19

    Gabriella Coleman, author of “Coding Freedom: The Aesthetics and the Ethics of Hacking” will visit campus.

  4. Jaspers Attend New Lasallian Formation Programs

    This summer, members of the College community joined fellow Lasallians to work toward the future of the mission.

  5. Manhattan College To Host Women’s Lecture Series

    Authors Carol Gilligan and Lauren Weisberger to visit campus Sept. 9 and 10, and veteran and Olympian Melissa Stockwell, and television personality Michelle Beadle to speak Oct. 1 and 2.

  6. Former Manhattan Trustee and Business Icon Passes Away

    Muriel Siebert, a 15-year member of Manhattan College's board of trustees, dies at the age of 84.

  7. Manhattan College Welcomes 17 New Full-time Faculty Members

    New tenure-track professors will join faculty in the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering and Science.

  8. College Names Yelda Balkir Coordinator of New Environmental Science Program

    Balkir’s experience in green chemistry and the environment will shape the development of the College’s forthcoming program in Environmental Science.

  9. Seasoned Scientist Selected to Chair Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

    John Regan, 30-year veteran pharmaceutical researcher, will chair department.

  10. Class of 2017 By the Numbers

    The class of 2017 is the most competitive incoming freshman class in Manhattan College's history with more than 7,200 applicants from 73 foreign countries and 44 states (plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia). Here are the facts and stats about the newest additions to the Jasper family:

  11. Local Alum Builds Business with Homemade Brew

    Paul Sciara ’92 and his brothers are branding City Island Beer from the basement up.

  12. Retired Alumnus Finds New Passion as Docent Aboard the Intrepid

    History buff Robert La Blanc ’56 is a masterful storyteller at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum where he volunteers once a week.

  13. Accounting Alum Crunches Numbers for Music's Biggest Names

    Brian Roberts ’85 is an executive vice president and CFO for Warner Music Group, America's largest music conglomerate.

  14. College’s Summer Engineering Awareness Program Educates Future Engineers and Scientists

    Summer program encourages high school students to pursue majors in engineering and science by introducing them to a variety of disciplines before college.