May 2015 News

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    MUN Delegation Brings Home Three Accolades

    Twenty-five Manhattan College students brought home three awards from the 2015 National Model United Nations conference in midtown from March 29 - April 2. 

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    Seven Seniors to Take on Positions of Service and Faith after Graduation

    Six students to take on year-long volunteer positions; one to enter Catholic seminary.

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    First in the Family: A Lasallian Tradition

    Four first generation college students reflect on their experiences at Manhattan and how they’ve navigated through and acclimated to college life.

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    First Annual Business Analytics Conference and Competition Explores Art and Science of Decision-Making

    Attracting participants from 13 colleges and universities from across the nation, the events included a variety of field experts and industry leaders as well as an exciting competition for undergraduate students.

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    Countdown to Commencement: Tales of a Graduating Senior

    John Tudisco ’15 chronicles his final days leading up to Commencement.

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    Kelly Douglas ’15, Grace Hoffman ’15 Receive 2015 Gunn Medal

    For the first time, the College’s highest undergraduate student honor goes to two deserving seniors.

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    Class of 2015 Celebrates Commencement Ceremonies

    The College community, faculty, family and friends gathered from May 14-17 to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 1,000 students receiving master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering, Science, and Continuing and Professional Studies.

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    Eugene Bender to Deliver Valedictory Address at Spring Commencement

    Chemical Engineering student will address graduates on Saturday, May 16.

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    Cambodian Mathematician To Deliver Valedictory Address at 2015 Commencement

    Kimsy Tor ’15 receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

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    The Class of 2015: In Their Own Words

    As they turn their tassels, members of Manhattan College’s Class of 2015 reflect on the last four years and what it really means to be a Jasper.

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    Sociology Professor at Manhattan College Redefines What “Mom” Really Means

    Roksana Badruddoja is an emerging scholar of “mother studies” and acts as an advisory board member for the Museum of Motherhood (MOM).

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    Manhattan College Announces 2015 Commencement Speakers

    Eileen Murray '80 and David J. O'Brien will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.

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    History Professor Jennifer Edwards Receives the 2015 William Koren, Jr. Prize

    Edwards honored for article in the Journal of Medieval History.

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    Eileen Murray ’80 to Deliver Address at Spring Commencement

    A leader in the financial services industry, Murray will give the keynote on May 16.

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    NSF Funded STAR Center Benefits Local High School Students

    The dozen Manhattan College students affiliated with its newly minted Engineering Scholars Training and Retention (STAR) Center translated some pretty complex physics topics into teenage-speak last week with lemons, eggs and other household items for a group at Riverside High School in Yonkers. 

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    Engineering Students Vie for Bragging Rights at Battle of the Brains

    Nearly 200 students competed in the first-ever engineering competition, which included a series of four engineering challenges.

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    Women’s Rowing Added as an Intercollegiate Sport

    Women’s rowing elevated from a club sport beginning in the 2015-16 academic year.

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    Future Teachers Hosts Enrichment Day on Campus

    April 28 was a day of firsts for Manhattan College students and eighth graders from City Island in the Bronx, who spent the afternoon learning history, algebra and other subjects from our soon-to-be-teachers.