April 2017 News

  1. Manhattan College mechanical engineers

    Students Work to Improve Workplace Conditions for the Disabled

    Students and faculty aim to assist custodial workers with physical and developmental disabilities.

  2. Br. Raymond Meagher

    Brother Raymond Meagher to Retire After More than 20 Years at Manhattan College

    The longtime School of Education and Health professor will be moving on to the next chapter of his life at the end of the spring semester.

  3. Catholic Relief Services

    Hilary DuBose of Catholic Relief Services Discusses Humanitarian Efforts

    Manhattan College continues to strengthen its partnership with Catholic Relief Services.

  4. Bob English '56

    Longtime Board of Trustees Member Robert English ’56 Passes Away

    English was actively involved in the College’s alumni community.

  5. Rubik's Cube

    Cracking the Cube: A Mathematical Approach to Solving a Classic Puzzle

    Denise Rangel-Tracy, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of mathematics, led an interactive seminar on the math behind the Rubik's Cube on April 12. During the session she revealed the shocking number of possible configurations.

  6. Tamaro scholars event

    Two Engineering Students Receive First George Tamaro ’59 Scholarships

    The scholarship fund will support civil engineering students in preparation for their careers.

  7. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Again Receives High Marks in Return on Investment from PayScale

    The College ranked among the top four percent nationwide in PayScale’s annual survey.

  8. Italian American cooking show hosts

    Italian American Food on TV

    In a modern languages and literatures presentation, Rocco Marinaccio, Ph.D., professor of English, discusses Italian American cooking shows as a potent vehicles for the representation of Italian American Identity.

  9. Jaena Sigue

    Jaena Sigue ’18 Named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

    An environmental science major, Sigue was honored for her work in advocating for local causes and strengthening the Bronx community.

  10. Ambassador Kamau

    Kenyan Ambassador Speaks to Government Students About World Peace

    The Republic of Kenya’s permanent representative to the United Nations (U.N.), Ambassador Macharia Kamau, visited campus on Apr. 6 to discuss world affairs with College seniors studying conflict resolution.   

  11. Jerome Cashman

    College Mourns the Loss of Former Vice President Jerome Cashman ’53, Ph.D.

    Cashman served at Manhattan College until 1995.

  12. peace dove

    50 Years of Peace: A Pacem in Terris Retrospective

    50 years ago this month, a landmark peace education conference at Manhattan College was lauded by esteemed educators, a U.N. official, and even the Pope.

  13. Anuk Arudpragasam headshot

    Anuk Arudpragasam, Author of One of 2016’s Top 10 Novels, to Read at Manhattan College

    Arudpragasam will discuss “The Story of a Brief Marriage,” set during the Sri Lankan civil war.

  14. Stained Glass Windows in Chapel

    Lenten Reflections: God's Presence in Others

    Chris Hoey ’17 shares his personal thoughts on the Lenten season, the seventh in a series of reflections from Manhattan College faculty, students and staff on their journey toward Easter.

  15. Author at lecture

    Acclaimed Author of Young Adult Literature Motivates Students to Start Writing

    Christine Seifert, author of the widely popular young adult novel, The Predicteds, gave a lecture on Apr. 5 that outfitted aspiring writers with the skills to draft and publish their own stories.

  16. Womens conference

    Plans for Women’s Center Make Headway at Conference to Discuss Assault Prevention

    Held on April 7, the first annual Lasallian Women’s Conference focused on women and sexuality, sexual assault and prevention, and ideas for a future resource center that caters to women’s issues.

  17. Manhattan College commencement

    Manhattan College Announces 2017 Commencement Speakers

    Thomas J. Moran ’74, chairman of the board of Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, will address the undergraduate class of 2017 and Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D., president and chief executive officer of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT), will be the keynote speaker at Spring Commencement.