October 2013 News

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    Manhattan College Hosts NYC Sustainability Panel on the Eve of Mayoral Election

    On Nov. 4, prominent community-based environmental activists will deliberate on "New York City Sustainability Priorities: What Should the Next Mayor Do?"

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    College to Host Film Screening of Documentary on Alumnus’ Life as POW on Veterans Day, Nov. 11

    WWII and Korean War veteran and alumnus, Paul Loong ’58, tells his story as a POW in "Every Day Is a Holiday," which was created by his daughter and filmmaker, Theresa Loong.

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    New York City’s Top Engineers Discuss Solutions for a Brighter Future

    Manhattan College’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department hosted a half-day seminar on NYC-area infrastructures.

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    High Achieving Seniors Join College’s Academic Honor Society

    More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership at the Fall Honors Convocation.

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    Manhattan College Names 18 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships

    College selects 18 students as the 2013-2014 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.

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    Artist Shaun “El C.” Leonardo To Speak at Manhattan College

    Visual and performance artist Shaun “El C.” Leonardo will visit Manhattan College on Oct. 28.

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    Manhattan College Alumnus Recognized by the National Academy of Engineering

    William A. Thornton ’60 was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and the College will honor him on Oct. 30 with a plaque unveiling ceremony.

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    Neighborhood Children Invited to Participate in Safe Halloween at Manhattan College

    Education students coordinate fun activities and trick-or-treat stops around campus.

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    Manhattan College To Host Annual Engineering Awareness Day on Nov. 11

    The free event for high school juniors and seniors begins at 9 a.m. and includes a panel presentation, tours of laboratories, and a luncheon.

  10. Br. Jack Curran

    Manhattan College Names Alumnus as the New Vice President for Mission

    Brother Jack Curran ’80, FSC, joins the College this month.

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    Father of Flight 93 Hero To Speak at Manhattan College on Oct. 22

    David Beamer will speak about the courage, honor and sacrifice his son, Todd Beamer, and the passengers aboard Flight 93 displayed on Sept. 11, 2001.

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    Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Hosts Scriptural Reading Event

    On Oct. 16, Jews, Christians and Muslims will gather to promote understanding and friendship.

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    Manhattan College To Host Undergraduate Open House on Oct. 27

    Fall Open House for prospective students begins at 12 p.m., and includes an exhibition of College departments and campus tours.

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    Big Apple Opportunity

    Manhattan College’s Riverdale campus is a 30-minute ride on the 1 train into midtown Manhattan where Jaspers learn, work and play.

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    Environmental History Expert to Speak at Manhattan College on Oct. 9

    Yale historian and author of “The Bet,” Paul Sabin, will discuss the deepening national conflict over the future of the planet.

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    AAC&U President, Faculty Deliberate on Educational Innovations for the 21st Century

    On Sept. 24, Carol Geary Schneider discussed the value of integrative educational practices at the collegewide faculty meeting.

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    Huffington Post Religion Editor to Speak at Manhattan College

    Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush will discuss the crucially important issue of how religion is covered by the media.