November 2015 News

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    Irish Ambassador David Donoghue to Speak on Campus on Dec. 2

    The representative of Ireland to the UN will visit campus and discuss the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

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    History Major Plots the Portrayal of Women

    History major Kimberly Hickey ’16 set out to investigate the disappearance of Rosie the Riveter by researching the portrayal of women in advertising from 1950-1959.

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    Twenty Students to Receive James Patterson Scholarships

    Best-selling author James Patterson ’69 established annual scholarship program given to 10 juniors and 10 seniors at his alma mater.

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    Bringing Sustainable Change to the Bronx

    Manhattan College hosts a forum on creating green jobs in its home borough.

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    Manhattan College’s Annual Christmas Concert Takes Place on Dec. 6

    The College’s Singers and Orchestra will conduct their seasonal performance, A Festival of Lessons and Carols.

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    Manhattan Tutors Provide Year-Round College Prep to Underserved Teens

    Students working for the College’s Center for Academic Success recently tutored high schoolers in New York City for the SAT and are now assisting them on various aspects of the college application process.

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    Religious Studies Professor Serves as Guest Speaker to Vatican Conference

    Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies, participated in a two-day seminar in Rome, which was hosted by the Pontifical Justice and Peace Council to mark the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council document Gaudium et Spes.

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    November 2015: Manhattan Monthly

    View all the recent accomplishments and accolades of Manhattan College’s faculty, staff and students.

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    Redefining Religious Life in the 21st Century

    Manhattan College religious studies professors Kevin Ahern and Natalia Imperatori-Lee recently sat down with Sister Arlene Flaherty, OP, and Brother Ernest Miller, FSC, to explore the future of the prophetic mission during a panel sponsored by the College’s departments of Catholic Studies, Religious Studies, Peace Studies and the office of Mission.

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    NYU Professor Marion Kaplan to Deliver Annual Schweitzer Lecture on Nov. 16

    Three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award to speak at Manhattan on “Jewish Women and Families during Kristallnacht.”

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    Pulitzer Prize-Winner Adam Johnson to Conclude Fall Semester’s Major Author Reading Series

    Award-winning author will share his work at Manhattan College on Nov. 19.

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    Latest Class of Athletic Hall of Fame Honored at 37th Annual Ceremony

    Eight individuals and two championship teams made up the 2015 Hall of Fame class.

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    Student-Athletes’ Graduation Rates Among Nation’s Best

    Manhattan’s graduation rate was second highest in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

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    Jaspers Connect Across Cities and Class Years to Benefit U.S. Military Abroad

    Manhattan’s alumni magazine, M, and the Mentor Program brought together three likeminded communication majors to give back.

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    Manhattan College Continues to be Recognized as Outstanding School for Veterans

    The College adds to its U.S. News & World Report recognition as a top destination for veteran students.

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    Poet Joanna Klink To Present Her Works at Nov. 12 Major Author Reading Series

    Prolific poet will read from her collection on campus.

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    Performance of “The Guys” to Honor FDNY Lieutenant and Alumnus

    The Broadway classic is a tribute to Joseph Leavey ’77, who lost his life in the 9/11 attacks.