Tiana Sloan One of Six to Receive Ireland-US Transatlantic Ambassador Award

Sloan has helped support Manhattan College’s student veterans in their transition to academic and civilian life.

Portrait photo of Tiana SloanTiana Sloan, Director of Veterans Success Programs at Manhattan College, will be one of six business and community champions recognized at the New York-New Belfast Summit on Friday, October 1. Sloan will be one of the recipients of an Ireland-US Transatlantic Ambassador Award.

Sloan is Manhattan College’s first Director of Veterans Success Programs, which have been nationally recognized by the Military Times, US News and World Report, and GI Jobs. For the first time ever, Manhattan College earned the Military Friendly gold designation for the 2021-22 academic year, after having silver status for the previous six years. 

The Veterans Success Programs support more than 100 student veterans annually in their transition from military service to college and later on to careers in engineering, business, healthcare, and more.

Prior to her work with veterans, Sloan has worked to develop programs and secure funding for organizations including Osborne Association, American Lung Association, and Continuum Health Partners.

Sloan has a B.S. in Public Affairs concentrating in Nonprofit and Public Management from Baruch College. A native New Yorker, Sloan is the proud wife of a U.S. Army veteran (John) and mother of two girls, Kiera and Deirdre.

By Pete McHugh