April 2015 News

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    New Kinesiology Course Makes Everyday Health a Priority

    Manhattan College students are stepping away from their desks and into the sunshine, where they’re leading lunchtime walks around campus, choosing equipment for a developing playground in Yonkers, and cheerleading for wellness along the way.

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    Brookings Institution Ranks Manhattan College Ninth for Value-Added Education

    The report highlights Manhattan students’ return on investment.

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    David J. O’Brien to Deliver Undergraduate Commencement Keynote Address

    The leading Catholic scholar and peace activist will address Manhattan College’s graduating class of 2015 on May 17.

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    Alumnus Leading One of the Nation’s Largest Energy Companies

    John McAvoy ’80 serves as chairman and CEO of Con Edison, the culmination of a 34-year career with the energy giant.

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    Manhattan College Engineering Student Interns for New NY Bridge Project with Sights on the Future

    Ishmael Mejia ’16 describes his current internship with the New NY Bridge and relays plans for after graduation in 2016.

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    Manhattan College’s Urban Art Gallery: A Passage Into Interdisciplinary Discovery

    Found in an unlikely campus location, Manhattan College’s Urban Art Passage Gallery, established by professor Cory Blad, Ph.D., has developed into an interdisciplinary forum.

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    Albanian President Bujar Nishani to Visit Manhattan College

    President Nishani will greet Manhattan College students and faculty as part of a three-day trip to the U.S.

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    World-Known Design Maven to Share Business Secrets

    Interior designer Anthony Baratta will speak at the college on April 28.

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    College to Host Conference Honoring Educational Philosopher Martin Buber

    The day-long event will feature multiple speakers and topics in philosophy.

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    School of Business Launches Online MBA Bridge Courses

    For the first time ever, Manhattan College will offer a set of six intensive online courses to prepare non-business students for the MBA program.

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    Jonathan Kozol, Award-Winning Author and Longtime Educator, to Visit Campus

    Kozol will deliver a lecture on race, poverty and inequity in urban schools on April 22.

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    College Introduces New Major in Environmental Studies

    Beginning in fall 2015, the new major promotes an understanding of the relationship between human beings and their environment.

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    Environmental Science Majors Find Green Solutions for Earth Day

    The School of Science and CURES to host events beginning on April 15.

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    Manhattan College Stands Up for Social Justice at Anti-Slavery Conference

    Experts in slavery and human trafficking to present at conference on April 18.

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    Veterans Discover Healing Power of Yoga and Meditation

    An old course in a new venue specifically tailored to veterans affected by combat-stress, PTSD, and trauma, takes students to Paradise Island in the Bahamas to discover the healing power of yoga and meditation.

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    Michael Garriga to Conclude Semester's Major Author Reading Series

    Creative writer and storyteller to present his works at Manhattan College on April 16.

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    National Science Foundation Awards Manhattan College Grant to Fund Engineering Scholarships

    College receives nearly $600,000 to fund education of future engineers.

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    Junior Freda Tei Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

    Biology major one of 201 community-engaged college students to gain prestigious honor.