Academics

  1. Phi Beta Kappa scholars

    Phi Beta Kappa Awards Scholarships to Two Members of Class of 2018

    Rising seniors Mia Bertoli and Timothy Hamling receive scholarships in memory of Brother Francis Bowers, FSC.

  2. Organizational leadership class

    Master’s Program in Organizational Leadership Receives High Ranking

    The program in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies is designed for working professionals to learn leadership skills.

  3. Malaga, Spain

    Diana Balaj ’19 Gains Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

    An international studies major with a concentration in global issues and a minor in Spanish, Balaj will travel to Spain this summer.

  4. catwalk

    Young Alumni Find Niche in Fashion and Beauty

    Recent college graduates of the Schools of Liberal Arts, Business, Engineering and Science begin their careers working at top brands in the world's most stylish industries.

  5. Briana Matazinsky

    Four Jasper Sport Programs Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards

    The NCAA recognized Manhattan College’s golf, softball, women's basketball and women's cross country teams.

  6. Paulina Ochoa-Figueroa

    Paulina Ochoa-Figueroa ’17 Named a Fulbright Finalist

    Ochoa-Figueroa is Manhattan College’s first Fulbright finalist since 2004.

  7. Students at the top of Rockefeller Center

    Top 5 Reasons to Join Arches

    The Arches program is the premiere living-learning community for first-year students at Manhattan College. Here’s why you should join.

  8. Chris Hoey

    Christopher Hoey '17 Receives Gunn Medal for Leadership and Service

    The Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal is one of the College’s highest undergraduate honors.

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    Three Engineering Students Receive ACEC Scholarships

    The American Council of Engineering Companies honors Manhattan College students for their academic success and work experience.

  10. Manhattan College

    Lorraine Brancale ’17 (M.S.) Speaks on Behalf of Classmates at Spring Commencement

    The Spring Commencement valedictorian, Brancale earned a 4.0 grade point average in the mental health counseling program, while completing three different fellowships.

  11. John Evans

    John Evans ’17 Receives Carty Valedictory Medal, Addresses Class of 2017

    Blind since the age of 5, Evans is a published author and graduated with an English major, a history minor and a medieval studies minor.

  12. Tags on a map

    Mapping Memories: The Class of 2017 Looks Back on Defining Moments

    As their time at the College comes to an end, the Class of 2017 plots points on a map of the world — from Riverdale to Reykjavik — to share with us where their favorite Jasper moment took place.

  13. Hilary Dubose in classroom

    College Strengthens Ties to Holy Land with Visit from CRS Country Representative

    Hilary Dubose, the Catholic Relief Services country representative for Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza, visited campus to discuss her human development work and the College’s partnership with CRS.

  14. Pamela Chasek at the United Nations

    Chasek Commemorates 20 Years of Model UN in Closing Remarks

    Longtime adviser and co-founder of Earth Negotiations Bulletin encourages students to think globally but act locally. 

  15. Google office

    Computer Science Majors Play Secret Agent at Annual Google Games

    Two groups of Manhattan College students solve a fictitious crime at the annual knowledge-building competition in New York City, one of which was ranked ninth among 20 teams entered in the Games.

  16. Mechanical engineers at competition

    Mechanical Engineers Take Home Top Prize in Energy Savings Competition

    The Manhattan College team captured a $10,000 prize.

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    Students Work to Improve Workplace Conditions for the Disabled

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

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.   

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    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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. Panel of speakers

    I’m Not a Girl, I’m a Human: Female Veterans Speak on U.S. Military Panel

    Five student veterans from the Schools of Business, Education and Health, Engineering and Liberal Arts spoke on a panel that discussed female empowerment in the military.

  25. Jim Breheny with a giraffe

    Director of Bronx Zoo Champions Wildlife Conservation Around Globe

    Remaining true to his biology roots, alumnus Jim Breheny ’81 brings integrity and credibility to his job as director of the Bronx Zoo.

  26. Panel of speakers

    World Water Day Panel Takes a Stand on Standing Rock

    JustPeace invited four speakers of different disciplines to share their perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline build for World Water Day 2017.

  27. Students on walking tour of Bronx

    Community-Based Learning Helps Grow Culture of Service at Manhattan College

    Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.

  28. United Nations

    Renowned Writer Corey Robin to Examine Conservative Political Tradition

    Robin will deliver a presentation on The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump.

  29. Veterans participate in war and peace discussion.

    War and Peace Panel Draws on the Perspective of College Vets

    A panel discussion during Manhattan College’s annual Peace Week offered examples of how the U.S. military propagates peace during wartime, as described by students and alumni who served.

  30. Students attending panel

    College Panel Attracts Students Pursuing Careers in Data and Business Analytics

    A panel that took place on Feb. 7 heard career advice from professionals who have achieved success in business, data analytics and technology.

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    English Study Abroad Course Explores Literary London

    A beloved intersession course whisks Manhattan College students into the world of Shakespeare, Austen and Dickens.

  32. Saw Mill River daylighting

    Civil Engineering Students Examine Daylighting on the Saw Mill

    Manhattan College students research the environmental effects of exposing portions of the Saw Mill River to sunlight.

  33. Professors from the College scout research and study abroad opportunities with Bethlehem University.

    College Faculty Find Inspiration in Bethlehem

    Faculty from the Schools of Business, Engineering and Liberal Arts spent Jan. 1-9 forging research and other academic partnerships with students and faculty at Bethlehem University, Palestine, and meeting prominent leaders and NGOs in Bethlehem, Hebron, and Jerusalem, including the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

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    Just keep swimming: Professor connects her passion to everyday spirituality

    Michele Saracino, Ph.D., professor and chair of religious studies, is researching swimming as a spiritual practice, relating our connection with water to our interactions with God and others in everyday life. 

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    Manhattan College Develops Intensive English Language Program

    The program helps introduce foreign-language speakers to campus life in the United States.

  36. Hamilton on Broadway

    Joanne Freeman Discusses Hamilton: The Man, the Myth, the Musical at Annual Christen Lecture

    Yale University professor of history will examine Alexander Hamilton’s life and legacy.

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    Model UN Team Earns Distinguished Delegation Award

    Manhattan College represented the United States at the National Model United Nations Conference in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 11-13 and earned a Distinguished Delegation Award.

  38. 2016 College Fed Challenge Team

    Leading By Example: Fed Challenge Competition Fosters Big Transformations

    With eye on top prize, economics and finance professor has a greater goal of empowering student participants.

  39. Into Africa

    Into Africa: Manhattan College Expands Study Abroad Opportunities

    The College expands its study abroad opportunities and partnerships in Ethiopia, Ghana and Rwanda.

  40. Castelonia '17 creates a 3D-printed prosthetic designed by Havenlabs.

    Transfer Student Launches Startup to Design 3D-Printed Prosthetics for Veterans

    Manhattan College senior River Castelonia ’17 co-founded Havenlabs in January 2016, a nonprofit focused on helping military veterans.

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    Manhattan College Continues to Rank Among Top Colleges in the Nation

    As more and more media outlets and organizations have published rankings of the nation’s top colleges, Manhattan College continues to earn praise for the value of its education.

  42. June Dwyer

    Former English Professor’s Love for the College Lives On Through Liberal Arts Scholarship

    The June Dwyer Liberal Arts Scholarship was established in 2011, and will be funded in the coming years by an estate gift to Manhattan.

  43. Ghana Faculty Enrichment Program

    Clean Water, Clean Living: College’s Students and Faculty Advocate for Sustainability in Ghana

    Two things Manhattan College is well known for – social action and its engineering program – came together this summer to help solve water issues around the world.

  44. Center for Student Success

    New Center for Student Success Supports Students from Freshman through Senior Year

    Student-serving offices now together in one space near the Quadrangle.

  45. US News and World Report Best Colleges

    Manhattan College Continues Upward Trend in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan 15th among regional universities, and eighth among best colleges for veterans in the region.

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    Mechanical Engineering Students Help to Design Rare Mouthpiece with 3-D Printer

    In collaboration with mechanical engineering professors, four students successfully replicated an Adolphe Sax mouthpiece for a saxophone.

  47. Manhattan College students

    Manhattan College Featured in the Princeton Review Book, The Best 381 Colleges –2017 Edition

    Manhattan is also recognized as one of top colleges in the Northeast.

  48. Business analytics presentation

    Business Analytics Becomes Stand Alone Major for Fall 2016 Semester

    According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, job growth in the field will increase by 30% in the next 10 years.

  49. Manhattan College kinesiology department

    Kinesiology Department Earns Recognition from National Strength & Conditioning Association

    The recognition allows the kinesiology department to provide a professional support network.

  50. Kelly Commons

    National Instructional Design and Delivery Conference Hosted at Manhattan College

    From June 29 - July 2, some of the nation's brightest minds will come to the Riverdale campus.

  51. Cheryl Harrison

    Cheryl Harrison Appointed Dean of School of Continuing and Professional Studies

    During Harrison’s time at Manhattan, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies has developed into a vital pillar of the College.

  52. Manhattan College campus

    Brendan Murphy '19 Receives Gaeltacht Summer Award To Study in Ireland

    Lindenhurst, N.Y., resident will study the Irish language in the Gaeltacht regions of Ireland.

  53. Natalie Heinitz Gunn Medal

    Natalie Heinitz ’16 Receives Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Alumni Medal

    A communication and government double major, Heinitz is recognized for her leadership and service to the College community.

  54. Marisa Lafalgio

    Marisa Lafalgio ’15, ’16MBA To Give Student Address at Spring Commencement

    Lafalgio completed Manhattan College’s dual five-year BA/MBA program in four years.

  55. John Trieste '16

    John Trieste ’16 To Receive Carty Valedictory Medal at Undergraduate Commencement

    A native of Monroe, N.Y., Trieste will deliver the valedictory address at Undergraduate Commencement on Sunday, May 22.

  56. Miah Cohall

    ACE Mentor Program Comes Full Circle with Year-End Celebration

    Since its founding by Charles H. Thornton ’61, the ACE Mentor Program has helped hundreds of high school students learn about STEM fields.

  57. Manhattan College career fair

    Office of Career Pathways Guides Students During and After College Experience

    Manhattan College students have access to a loyal alumni network, one-on-one counseling and professional marketing materials, as well as other job-seeking services.

  58. Manhattan College graduates

    Three Athletics Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

    The men’s golf, women’s basketball and softball programs were recognized after ranking among the top 10 percent in the NCAA's multi-year Academic Progress Rate report.

  59. Manhattan College campus

    Manhattan College is Top Rated Catholic School in PayScale College ROI Rankings

    The College places in the top six percent in return on investment among all colleges and universities.

  60. Students in O'Malley Library

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Top 100 in Forbes’ List of Best Value Colleges

    The College places seventh among Catholic institutions in the survey.

  61. Manhattan College's Walsh Plaza

    EPA Grant Facilitates Engineering Students' Research of Sustainable Concrete

    Led by Goli Nossoni, Ph.D., Manhattan College students are working toward developing a more sustainable infrastructure.

  62. Olivia Mason, Eugene Heerschap

    Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Assist Congress, National Laboratory to Reduce Country’s Carbon Footprint

    Manhattan College students are using College labs and equipment to help solve a nationwide issue.

  63. Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Jaspers Compete in Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Ten students attended the prestigious festival, boosting their own skills and the College’s reputation in the theater world.

  64. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College to Launch New Master’s Program in Marriage and Family Therapy

    School of Education and Health adds to catalog of graduate-level counseling, leadership, and education programs.

  65. Manhattan College students working on a project

    Manhattan College Launches Two New Online Master's Programs

    The new online M.B.A. and M.S. in Applied Mathematics-Data Analytics are designed to give graduates the interdisciplinary skills that employers need.

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    Black History Month: A Reflection by Abdias Myrtil ’15, ’16MBA

    Abdias Myrtil shares his thoughts on Black History Month and how African-Americans are viewed in the past and present.

  67. Manhattan College

    School of Education and Health: Transforming Minds, Bodies and Lives

    Faculty, students and alumni are making a difference in a wide range of settings, locally and globally.

  68. Left to right: Brandy Wilson, Sam Lipsyte, Jennifer Perrine

    Major Author Reading Series Continues as Three Acclaimed Writers Visit Campus

    Students will hear insights from author Brandy Wilson on Thursday, Feb. 25.

  69. Manhattan College campus

    College to Kick Off Campus Mural Project

    In partnership with Creative Art Works, students will create the first public piece of art at Manhattan College on a wall below Founders Bridge.

  70. Ken Bain

    Center for the Study of the Future of Education Hosts Ken Bain on Feb. 18

    The author of What the Best College Students Do will lead a workshop on teaching and learning.

  71. Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC

    Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC, Receives ACCU’s Hesburgh Award

    The Manhattan College president emeritus was honored by Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.

  72. Manhattan College students reflect on college experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College Students Reflect on College Experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College senior Dylan Gray was a featured panelist at New American Colleges & Universities panel.

  73. Jenifer Martin

    Martin Becomes First Manhattan College Student to Receive Gilman Scholarship

    Jenifer Martin ’17 will study abroad in Madrid after receiving the award.

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    “Incredible” Team of Business School Students Impresses New York Federal Reserve

    Led by Hany Guirguis, Ph.D., seven Manhattan College students earned a place in the Fed College Challenge’s finals, the College’s best showing ever.

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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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    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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    November 2015: Manhattan Monthly

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

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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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    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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    Racial Justice Teach-in Held to Increase Understanding of Racism

    A prominent Muslim-American activist, Linda Sarsour, will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

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    Women & Islam Course Promotes Understanding Through Study & Site Work

    An unexpected roster of students is enrolled in Mehnaz Afridi’s seminar.

  82. Selma Chirouf

    Motherhood, Social Advocacy and Grad School All in a Day’s Work for Algerian Scholar

    Selma Chirouf ’16 is pursuing an M.S. in organizational leadership from Manhattan College while raising her two-year-old daughter and continuing efforts for climate change awareness.

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    Pamela Chasek Earns Sigma Iota Rho Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

    An expert in international policy and climate change, the longtime Manhattan College professor is recognized by the international studies honor society.

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    Br. Patrick Horner Receives Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Nominated by one of his students, Br. Patrick is honored for 38 years of service to Manhattan College.

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    Major Author Reading Series Continues This Fall

    Manhattan College to host three notable authors during the fall semester.

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    College Honors Fair Trade Month

    A series of events will take place around campus in October to raise awareness about sustainable labor practices in the free market.

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    Research Scholars’ Presentations Highlight Student-Faculty Collaboration

    On Sept. 18, more than 65 students from five schools presented a summer of discovery with support from faculty mentors.

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    Meghan Roberts, Ph.D., to Deliver 14th Annual Costello Lecture

    Roberts will deliver a lecture titled “Savant Spouses: Love, Marriage and Collaboration in Enlightenment France.”

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    Biology Professor Ghislaine Mayer, Ph.D. Participates in PRIDE Program

    Mayer invited to join faculty from across the country in research career advancing opportunity.

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    College Hosts Sustainable September to Focus on Climate Change

    Driven by the papal encyclical, the month-long series of events tackles several current environmental issues.

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    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Three Fall Events

    The fall’s schedule of events begins on Sept. 9 with Peter B. Gudaitis, President of the National Disaster Interfaith Networks.

  92. Ben and Eric

    Young Alumni Promote Healthy Lifestyles With Live-Stream Startup

    Eric Brody ’10 and Ben Hart ’11 founded Qinetic, a website offering free virtual fitness classes.

  93. campus

    Manhattan College to Offer Two New Online Master's Programs

    The online programs in instructional design and delivery and organizational leadership are designed to reach 21st century learners with innovative technology.

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    Br. Robert Berger Celebrates 40 Years as Brother, Teacher, Mentor and Friend

    Since 1988, Br. Robert has made a wide-ranging impact on his alma mater.

  95. Syed Shabab, Mahamoud Diop

    Inside the United Nations: Two Students Take On Summer Internships

    International studies majors report to the United Nations headquarters to attend intergovernmental meetings and prepare briefs that often go directly to mission ambassadors.

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    Fenton Endowment to Provide Additional Learning and Research Opportunities for Biology Department

    The Linda and Dennis Fenton ’73 Endowment continues the Fentons’ supportive legacy.

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    Money Magazine Ranks Manhattan College as Top Catholic College in the Country

    Manhattan College recognized among the top 50 colleges that add the most value.

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    Jaspers Seek the Good Life Off the Grid in Maine

    A new Study Away program asks students to consider grand questions in the great outdoors through a religious studies course taught by Philip Francis, Ph.D.

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    New Mathematics Programs To Be Introduced in Fall 2015

    Additional math offerings add to Manhattan College’s STEM catalog.

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    College Receives NSF Grant to Support Summer Forum on Environmental Resource Recovery

    Manhattan College, along with the Water Environment Federation and the Water Environment Research Foundation, will host the forum from Aug. 9-11.

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    Holocaust Survivor Fellowship Casts Light on Religious Intolerance in Europe

    Fellowship connects Manhattan College and Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School students with survivors of the Holocaust for interviews to be documented through 2015.

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    Manhattan College to Formally Recognize School of Liberal Arts in Fall 2015

    Formerly the School of Arts, the name change clarifies its emphasis on liberal arts.

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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.

  105. Brennan O'Donnell, Kelly Douglas, Grace Hoffman

    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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    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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    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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    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.

  120. Veterans in Bahamas

    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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    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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    Registration for Summer Session Begins April 1

    More than 100 classes will be available to Manhattan College and visiting students.

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    Expert in Native American Archaeology to Present Christen Lecture on March 30

    Kevin McBride, Ph.D., will discuss battlefield archeology of the Pequot War.

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    Professor Publishes Book on Economic Development in Early Modern France

    Historian Jeff Horn releases fifth book, Economic Development in Early Modern France: The Privilege of Liberty, 1650-1820.

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    Theologian and Social Neuroscientist to Speak at Manhattan College’s Aquinas Lecture

    Stephen J. Pope and Michael Spezio to present at lecture on April 20.

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    Manhattan College Ranks 18th in the Nation Among Private Colleges for Return on Investment

    The Payscale 2015 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report cites Manhattan College as No. 18 among more than 400 private colleges nationwide.

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    Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor to Receive IEEE Leadership Award

    George Giakos, Ph.D., to receive the 2014 IEEE-USA Professional Achievement for Individuals Award in May.

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    Center for the Study of the Future of Education to Host Ruby Payne, Jonathan Kozol

    Payne will visit campus on March 25 and Kozol on April 22.

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    Engineering Professor Creates Technology to Replicate Rare Pieces of Antique Instruments

    Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D., in collaboration with the University of Connecticut, is revolutionizing the history of music with the replication of rare antique instrument parts using a 3-D printer.

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    Manhattan College Students Offer Complimentary Tax Services to Qualified Bronx Residents

    Business students to volunteer with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the Northwest Bronx Resource Center in the Bronx for duration of tax season.

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    Major Author Reading Series Returns This Spring

    Manhattan College will host four critically acclaimed writers, including one alumnus, during the spring semester.

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    Sean Seepersad, Web of Loneliness Institute Founder, to Share Ideas on Reducing Loneliness

    Co-sponsored by the Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies departments, the discussion will focus on awareness and intervention.

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    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Several EventsDuring Spring Semester

    Manhattan College’s HGI Center will focus on the Holocaust and its lingering effects throughout the 2015 spring semester.

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    New Education Programs Geared Toward Special Education in High Schools

    Manhattan College will offer two new programs designed to help students fill special education teaching positions in high schools.

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    Manhattan College Takes On The Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    For the fourth year in a row, economics and finance professor Hany Guirguis, Ph.D., led a successful team to the Fed College Challenge in New York City.

  136. Poet Erica Dawson

    Major Author Reading Series Concludes with Poet Erica Dawson on Thursday, Nov. 13

    Author of Big-Eyed Afraid and The Small Blades Hurt to wrap up the fall M.A.R.S. lecture series.

  137. Dr. Murray Baumgarten

    Annual Schweitzer Lecture To Discuss Early Holocaust Events on Wednesday, Nov. 5

    Murray Baumgarten, Ph.D., will deliver a talk entitled The Letters Propelled Me: Resisting Kristallnacht Then and Now.

  138. Robert Vizza

    Former Dean Robert Vizza Honored at Manhattan College’s Fall Honors Convocation

    The former dean of the School of Business receives an honorary doctorate degree.

  139. Manhattan College Students

    Manhattan College to Offer Six New Mechanical Engineering Certificates

    College integrates new STEM graduate certificates within Mechanical Engineering program.

  140. Author James Patterson

    Twenty Manhattan College Students to Receive James Patterson Scholarships

    College honors 20 juniors and seniors as the 2014-15 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.

  141. Arno Kolz

    Psychology Department’s Arno Kolz Receives Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Nominated by his students, the longtime Manhattan College professor was honored at the annual Costello Lecture series.

  142. Novelist Ben Marcus

    Major Author Reading Series Welcomes Novelist Ben Marcus on Oct. 23

    Manhattan College’s M.A.R.S. program continues with Ben Marcus.

  143. Manhattan College Students in Haiti

    Engineers Help Bring Clean Water to Lasallian Community in Haiti

    Using their expertise on water filtration systems, two students and their professor visited a Lasallian school and Brothers community to advise on infrastructure.

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    New Programs in Advanced Math Designed to Bridge Liberal Arts and Postgraduate Careers

    Manhattan College will offer a new master’s program and a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree in advanced mathematics to continue its focus on STEM education.

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    Visiting Scholar Caroline Bruzelius to Speak at Manhattan College on Sept. 29

    Duke University art history professor is part of Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholar Program in conjunction with the Costello Lecture Series.

  146. Manhattan College

    College to Host Museum of Motherhood Event on Oct. 8

    Three scholars will discuss representations of motherhood and pregnancy in popular culture.

  147. Cameroon Villager

    Manhattan's Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Begin to Build Bridge in Cameroon

    Three students and their professional mentor traveled to the village of Mbirbua on the first of five trips to build a bridge for the community.

  148. Manhattan College Flowers

    Manhattan College Receives Top Ranking for Post-Graduate Earnings

    The College ranked No. 1 among Catholic institutions in the PayScale 2014-2015 College Salary Report’s alumni salary category.

  149. Manhattan College Campus

    Mentor Program Gives Students Exclusive Look at World Trade Center

    Milo Riverso ’81 and 13 alumni mentors from STV Group, Inc., took Manhattan students behind-the-scenes at the World Trade Center.

  150. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Ranks No. 18 in U.S. News’ America’s Best Colleges Report

    For the eighth year in a row, Manhattan College places in top 20 of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges.

  151. Manhattan College Student

    Students Explore Fashion Industry Through New Marketing Course

    Contemporary Marketing Issues (MKTG 421) explored the multibillion-dollar fashion industry in spring 2014.

  152. Jean Donahue

    Jasper Alum and New Bronx Science Principal Has Big Plans to Increase STEM Education

    As Jean Donahue steps into her new role at Bronx Science, she plans to expand computer science and engineering programs.

  153. Students snorkeling

    The Allure of the Field Trip Endures at Manhattan College

    Manhattan's course catalog offers endless opportunities for students to engage in non-traditional learning through hands-on experiences outside of the classroom.

  154. Anthony Amiano

    Communication Student is Likely Youngest Elected Official in Westchester County

    Once a Valhalla Viking and now a Manhattan Jasper, Anthony Amiano ’15 advocates for education reform as a member of the Valhalla School Board.

  155. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Cultivating Next Generation of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Students and Educators

    A new center for educators backed by the National Science Foundation, combined with Manhattan’s tried and true programs for high school students, keep the College at the forefront of STEM education.

  156. Manhattan College Sign

    Money Magazine Ranks Manhattan College 40th Among Best Colleges in the Country

    Manhattan College tops the inaugural Best Colleges ranking, which evaluates educational quality, affordability and career outcomes.

  157. Manhattan College Students

    Extracurricular Excursions

    Manhattan's 60+ student clubs, organizations and honor societies take Jaspers from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to the top of the George Washington Bridge.

  158. Manhattan College Students

    The Big Apple and Beyond

    Whether it's the Concrete Jungle or an actual jungle, New York City and its surrounding states offer endless learning opportunities; a favorite among kinesiolgy majors is the outdoor workshop, May Camp.

  159. Manhattan College Students

    Off-Campus Collaboration

    Academic research takes many students beyond the traditional classroom to field sites on mountaintops and below the sea, in courses like BIOL 409: Marine Biology.

  160. Manhattan College Students

    Scholars of the World

    Dozens of dynamic courses are offered to students while studying abroad, from CHEM 090: Bio-Chemistry of Wine Making in Florence to SPAN 320: Cuba in Revolution.

  161. Manhattan College Student

    A Classroom in Motion

    Field work is a required part of SOC 304: Social Inequality and Class, which challenges students to compare the socioeconomic differences in two NYC neighborhoods by observing.

  162. Biology Students

    A Family Reunion

    Dr. Bruce Shockey and his BIOL 232: Evolution class "walk the branch" in the dinosaur wing of the American Museum of Natural History to learn about early species.

  163. New York City Artist

    Lessons From the Loft

    Students in ART 370: Current Trends: The New York City Art Scene visit an artist's home studio in TriBeCa and take part in a hands-on demonstration of two techniques.

  164. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Launches Interdisciplinary Environmental Science Major

    Beginning in fall 2014, the School of Science will offer two new degrees in environmental science, responding to the rising demand for trained professionals in environmental fields.

  165. Women's Soccer Team

    Math and Soccer Merge at Manhattan

    Inspired by World Cup research, mathematics majors apply mathematical techniques to measure the teamwork on the women’s soccer team.

  166. Kathleen White

    Kathleen White ’14 Awarded with Highest Undergraduate Student Honor

    Keansburg, N.J., resident receives Joseph J. Gunn Alumni Medal on May 15.

  167. Katherine Bowen

    Softball Captain and Physical Education Major of the Year to Deliver Valedictory Address at Undergraduate Commencement

    Newtown, Conn., resident Katherine Bowen ’14 receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

  168. Valedictorian Kelly Keane

    Glen Rock, N.J., Resident and Former College Athlete to Deliver Valedictory Address at Spring Commencement

    Valedictorian Kelly Keane ’00, ’14 graduates with a master’s degree in mental health counseling.

  169. Manhattan College Commencement

    Five Faces of ’14

    As the class of 2014 prepares to enter the real world, five seniors divulge post-graduation plans and reflect on what it means to be a Jasper.

  170. Commencement

    Manhattan College Announces 2014 Commencement Speakers

    Dominick Servedio and Carolyn Woo will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.

  171. Dominick Servedio

    Engineering and Construction Trailblazer To Speak at College’s Spring Commencement

    Dominick Servedio, executive chairman of STV Group, will also receive honorary doctorate degree during May 17 ceremony.

  172. Carolyn Woo

    Catholic Relief Services President and CEO To Deliver Undergraduate Commencement Keynote on May 18

    College will present Carolyn Woo with honorary doctorate during ceremony.

  173. Shannon Butler

    Marketing Major Carves Fashion Niche

    An internship took Shannon Butler ’16 all the way to NYC Fashion Week.

  174. Getanjali Morel

    Business Analytics Intern Develops Global Strategy

    Marketing major Getanjali “Gigi” Morel ’14 finds foreign markets for industry magnate.

  175. Jorge Sanchez

    Global Business Intern Discovers New Career Path

    Jorge L. Valle Sanchez ’14 finds footing in the entertainment industry.

  176. Graham Rose

    Management Intern Explores Diverse Industries

    Graham Rose ’14 tests decision-making skills in the real world.

  177. Robert Bacchioni

    Economics Major Interns With Top Professional Athletes

    Robert Bacchioni ’14 gets an insider’s look at NYC’s professional league sports.

  178. Manhattan College

    Business Interns Test Skills, Discover Dreams

    Manhattan College business majors benefit from diverse and unique internship opportunities.

  179. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College's School of Business Retains AACSB Accreditation

    School of Business maintains prestigious accreditation, which is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools.

  180. Jiddu Tapia

    Electrical Engineer Expands Renewable Energy Through Wind Farm Development

    Jiddu Tapia ’03 is the CEO of Salka LLC, a renewable energy company that develops, constructs and arranges financing for wind farms and solar power plants.

  181. Save Your City

    Students and Young Alumni Build Business to Help Fund Education in the Bronx

    With the help of fellow Jaspers, Perry Rizopoulos ’13 started Save Your City, a charitable clothing line that donates supplies to disadvantaged schools in the community.

  182. Manhattan College

    New York Life Case Study Offers Extracurricular Insight

    School of Business professors Mary Michel and Janet Rovenpor recently authored a nationally recognized case study and gave their students a first-hand look.

  183. Manhattan College Sign

    Forensic Psychology Course Couples Psychology with Law

    In PSYC 257, students examine topics from polygraph testing to interrogations to determine how the legal system uses or misuses psychological science.

  184. Manhattan College Students in India

    School of Business Trip to India Encourages In-Depth Look at Emerging Economy

    A group of students are the first Manhattan College undergraduates to travel to India as part of a global business marketing course.

  185. Laura Cassell

    Head of Catholic Charities Rockville Centre Credits Success to Mission-Focused College Years

    Alumnus Laura Cassell ’79 is the first female executive director and CEO of Catholic Charities and the first layperson to serve in this capacity in any of the eight New York state dioceses.

  186. Manhattan college model UN team

    Model UN Students Win Prestigious Awards at National Conference

    Manhattan College’s Model UN Team participated in the national conference in Washington D.C., gaining valuable experience and recognition.

  187. fall honors convocation

    High Achieving Seniors Join College’s Academic Honor Society

    More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership at the Fall Honors Convocation.

  188. NYC

    Big Apple Opportunity

    Manhattan College’s Riverdale campus is a 30-minute ride on the 1 train into midtown Manhattan where Jaspers learn, work and play.

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    Manhattan College Education Ranks High With Graduates Placing in the Top 25 in 2013-2014 PayScale.com College Salary Report

    The College achieves a listing of No. 24 out of more than 1,000 institutions for post-graduate earnings.

  190. U.S. News & World Report

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Top 20 of America’s Best Colleges

    For the seventh year in a row, Manhattan College is listed in top 20 of U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges.

  191. kinesiology

    College Renames Department of Physical Education and Human Performance to the Department of Kinesiology

    With a growing number of programs and courses being offered, the department of Kinesiology name change further encompasses the expanding field.

  192. campus shot

    Manhattan College Welcomes 17 New Full-time Faculty Members

    New tenure-track professors will join faculty in the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering and Science.

  193. campus shot

    Class of 2017 By the Numbers

    The class of 2017 is the most competitive incoming freshman class in Manhattan College's history with more than 7,200 applicants from 73 foreign countries and 44 states (plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia). Here are the facts and stats about the newest additions to the Jasper family:

  194. Summer Literacy Institute

    Manhattan College Prepares Local High School Students for College Success

    Summer Literacy Institute brings Bronx high school students to campus for a weeklong college immersion program.

  195. Jerry D'Aversa

    Psych Student Restores Sight to Blind on Medical Mission Trip

    In hopes of becoming an ophthalmologist like his father, Jerry D'Aversa ’14 traveled to Grenada to assist with sight-restoring surgeries.

  196. campus shot

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Top One Percent of Private Universities for ROI

    AffordableCollegesOnline.org cites Manhattan College as No. 20 in its Million Dollar ROI rankings.

  197. student

    First Patterson Scholars Graduate from Manhattan College

    Recipients of the James Patterson Scholarship take on new challenges with degrees in hand.

  198. Commencement

    College Celebrates the 171st Commencement Ceremonies

    Nearly 1,000 bachelor's and master's students awarded degrees.

  199. Jennifer Player

    Howell, N.J., Resident Delivers Valedictory Addressat Manhattan College’s Spring Commencement

    Jennifer Player ’13 graduates with MBA and delivers valedictory speech.

  200. Perry Rizopoulos

    Entrepreneur and Philosophy Major Delivers Valedictory Address at Manhattan College’s Commencement

    Perry Rizopoulos ’13 and Pelham, N.Y., resident, receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

  201. Spring Honors

    Seniors Celebrate Scholastic Achievement at Spring Honors Convocation

    More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership.

  202. Thornton and Pierorazio

    Manhattan College Announces 2013 Commencement Speakers

    Bernard Pierorazio and Charles Thornton will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.

  203. campus shot

    Manhattan College Offering AP Workshops Aug. 5-9

    The Advanced Placement Institute of Manhattan College will host its 30th annual advanced placement (AP) summer workshops

  204. campus shot

    What's Next for the Class of 2013

    As the class of 2013 prepares to head out into the world, 13 seniors tell us about their plans for after graduation and reflect on what made their Manhattan College experience special.

  205. Manhattan college signage

    Manhattan Graduates See High Return on Investment According to Survey that Assesses the Value of College Degrees

    Payscale.com 2013 College Education ROI Ranking lists Manhattan College at 32 out of more than 1,500 institutions nationwide.

  206. Nuwan Jayawickreme

    Manhattan College Professor Offers Perspective on Boston Bombings Recovery

    Don't push witnesses into psychotherapy prematurely, says Nuwan Jayawickreme, an expert on large-scale traumatic events

  207. Business student

    Innovation Contest Puts Student Entrepreneurs in the Spotlight

    Panel of business experts offer critiques in first School of Business “shark tank.”

  208. Faculty Recognition Convocation

    Manhattan Honors Longtime Educators at 2013 Faculty Recognition Convocation

    The College community celebrated longtime faculty on April 22 at the annual Faculty Recognition Convocation in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers.

  209. Pierorazio and O'Donnell

    Superintendent of Yonkers Public Schools to Speak at Manhattan College’s Spring Commencement

    Bernard P. Pierorazio will also receive honorary doctorate during May 18 ceremony

  210. Campus Shot

    Government Course Puts Students in Control at United Nations

    Each spring, Manhattan College students are immersed in international policy with a visit to UN headquarters in New York City and a docket of issues to resolve.

  211. campus shot

    Public Relations Classroom Gains Experience with Real Clients

    From practicing to professional, COMM 320: Strategic Planning in Public Relations asks students to hone career skills by working with organizations and businesses as they strategize and write on behalf of actual clients.

  212. students

    Student Volunteers Contribute to Record-Setting Year With Tax Prep Program

    For the fourth consecutive year, Manhattan College business students partnered with the IRS to provide free tax preparation services to low-income families in the Bronx.

  213. Jennifer Garcia

    Student Shines in Albany as State Assembly Intern

    Jennifer Garcia ’13 excels in prestigious legislature internship program with Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal

  214. Classroom

    International Relations Course Brings Current Events Into the Classroom

    In INTL 201: Global Issues Seminar, students examine global problems to better frame worldly solutions.

  215. Manhattan College Signage

    Manhattan College Celebrates 150th Anniversary of its Charter

    To celebrate the sesquicentennial of the chartering of Manhattan College, take a look back at the events and milestones that have shaped the history of the College during the past 150 years.

  216. New York City

    Power in the City Course Immerses Students in New York City

    GOVT 222 takes students out of the classroom and into the city with weekly trips to historic locations throughout New York City.

  217. Campus flowers

    Aspiring Engineers Learn the Basics of Green Energy

    The Energy Dynamics of Green Buildings course is preparing mechanical engineering students with the tools and knowledge necessary to break into a career in green energy design.

  218. Yuri Merezhko

    International Intern Finds His Passion

    Yuri Merezhko ’13 used his language fluency and international relations background to thrive in an internship with the Human Rights Watch where he worked on a wide variety of projects.

  219. Sara Jones

    Internship Leads to Job Offer for Chemical Engineering Student

    Following her internship at L’Oréal USA Sara Jones ’13 was offered a job which she'll start after graduation.

  220. Isjana Dizdari

    Finance Major Interns Year-Round at J.P. Morgan

    Since her sophomore year, Isjana Dizdari ’12 has interned at J.P. Morgan where she has been able to apply her classroom studies to the corporate world.

  221. Classroom

    Student Interns Get Their Foot in the Door at Top Companies

    Our New York City location provides Manhattan College students with the unique opportunity to intern at world class organizations while still in school. Here are some success stories from recent student interns.

  222. Maria Rodriguez

    Hands-On Learning in a Clinical Setting

    As a nuclear medicine intern at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, Maria Rodriguez ’12 is learning the ropes in the real world.

  223. Bilal Abdul-Nabi

    Computer Science Major Interns at HBO

    Bilal Abdul-Nabi ’13 interned in the information technologies department at the HBO cable network where he worked as an applications developer.

  224. Mike Rosario

    Bringing Rugby to the Bronx

    Physical education teacher Mike Rosario ’98 started a rugby team at a Bronx public school. In addition to winning trophies, he's changing lives and building community one player at a time.

  225. Student

    School of Education and Health Now Offering Master’s and Professional Diplomas for Superintendents

    The program features a master’s and professional diploma in Advanced Leadership Studies.

  226. Library

    National Endowment for the Humanities Awards Manhattan College with Exclusive Collection

    The College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center selected to receive the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf.

  227. Campus Shot

    Studying Sustainability

    Manhattan College offers a vast assortment of courses across all of its disciplines in arts, business, education and health, engineering, and science that pertain to the environment, sustainability, environmental policy and justice. The following is a peek at a few of these courses, majors and minors.

  228. CURES Flyer

    Sustainability Expert to Speak at College’s CURES Inaugural Event

    David W. Orr was instrumental in the design of a top green building on a college campus.

  229. Education Students

    Manhattan’s School Building Leadership Program Generates Successful Graduates

    Several alumni advance to fill superintendent positions at Catholic schools throughout New York State.

  230. John Butler

    An Inspirational Mission

    John Butler ’86 leads his company to bring hope to hemophiliacs.