February 2014 News

  1. College To Host Film Screening of "Band of Sisters"

    "Band of Sisters" will appear at the College on March 12, and tells the story of the transformation of Catholic nuns in the U.S. since Vatican II.

  2. Electrical Engineer Expands Renewable Energy Through Wind Farm Development

    Jiddu Tapia ’03 is the CEO of Salka LLC, a renewable energy company that develops, constructs and arranges financing for wind farms and solar power plants.

  3. Students and Young Alumni Build Business to Help Fund Education in the Bronx

    With the help of fellow Jaspers, Perry Rizopoulos ’13 started Save Your City, a charitable clothing line that donates supplies to disadvantaged schools in the community.

  4. Environmental Expert to Discuss Middle East Peace Process at Manhattan College

    Alon Tal to present The Environment and the Middle East Peace Process: A Blueprint for Progress on March 5.

  5. Manhattan College Partners With Mount Vernon School District To Support Teacher Training

    The College’s School Building Leadership program will assist in implementing $1 million Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Grant Program.

  6. President Elected to ACCU’s Board of Directors

    Brennan O’Donnell elected to Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Board of Directors.

  7. Jaspers Take the Bull By the Horns

    Students from various academic disciplines learned about the stock market from inside the New York Stock Exchange.

  8. New York Life Case Study Offers Extracurricular Insight

    School of Business professors Mary Michel and Janet Rovenpor recently authored a nationally recognized case study and gave their students a first-hand look.

  9. Business Students Use Accounting Skills to Provide Free Tax Services

    Students to volunteer with VITA on select Wednesdays and Saturdays at Refuge House in the Fordham Bedford section of the Bronx for remainder of tax season.

  10. Noah LeFevre Named Director of Athletics at Manhattan College

    Manhattan College’s senior associate director of Athletics to become the next director of Athletics.

  11. Award-Winning Gift Wrapper Pairs Presentation Skills with Professional Success

    Mariangela Petrone ’02, ’05 is a human resources professional for Montefiore Medical Center and a nationally recognized gift-wrapper for the likes of Oprah.

  12. Forensic Psychology Course Couples Psychology with Law

    In PSYC 257, students examine topics from polygraph testing to interrogations to determine how the legal system uses or misuses psychological science.

  13. School of Business Trip to India Encourages In-Depth Look at Emerging Economy

    A group of students are the first Manhattan College undergraduates to travel to India as part of a global business marketing course.

  14. Distinguished Authors To Visit Manhattan College During Spring Semester

    The College’s biannual Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will begin on March 12 with poet Kwame Dawes.

  15. Alumna Opens Heart and Home to Special Needs Children

    A conversation with Manhattan College's dean of education set Tammy Wood Miller ’91 on a path of helping those with special needs, including her six adopted children.

  16. College Now Offering Bachelor’s Degree in Radiologic Technology (X-ray)

    The new degree trains students at top NYC hospitals in diagnostic X-ray imaging.

  17. J.A.B. To Perform at College’s Black History Month Luncheon on Feb. 18

    College’s Diversity Committee welcomes J.A.B. (Just Another Band).

  18. Saint Mary’s University to Honor Former College President

    Brother Thomas Scanlan and Christian Brothers leaders to receive honorary doctorate degrees on Feb. 13.

  19. Head of Catholic Charities Rockville Centre Credits Success to Mission-Focused College Years

    Alumnus Laura Cassell ’79 is the first female executive director and CEO of Catholic Charities and the first layperson to serve in this capacity in any of the eight New York state dioceses.

  20. Education Students and Faculty Serve Alongside former Manhattan College Brothers in Jamaica

    Manhattan group spends winter break volunteering at Lasallian high school with Brothers Augustine Nicoletti and James Wallace.

  21. Students Visit Lasallian School, Catholic Relief Services in Haiti

    Four years after the earthquake, Manhattan College helps rebuild with L.O.V.E.

  22. Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Releases Spring Events Schedule

    Lineup includes four-month art exhibit on the Holocaust.

  23. Former JAG Officer in the U.S. Air Force To Speak at Manhattan College

    Captain Allison DeVito will present Cost of War lecture on Feb. 27.