Students and faculty aim to assist custodial workers with physical and developmental disabilities.
The scholarship fund will support civil engineering students in preparation for their careers.
The College ranked among the top four percent nationwide in PayScale’s annual survey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Remaining true to his biology roots, alumnus Jim Breheny ’81 brings integrity and credibility to his job as director of the Bronx Zoo.
JustPeace invited four speakers of different disciplines to share their perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline build for World Water Day 2017.
Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.
Robin will deliver a presentation on The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump.
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.
A panel that took place on Feb. 7 heard career advice from professionals who have achieved success in business, data analytics and technology.
A beloved intersession course whisks Manhattan College students into the world of Shakespeare, Austen and Dickens.
Manhattan College students research the environmental effects of exposing portions of the Saw Mill River to sunlight.
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).
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.
The program helps introduce foreign-language speakers to campus life in the United States.
Yale University professor of history will examine Alexander Hamilton’s life and legacy.
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.
With eye on top prize, economics and finance professor has a greater goal of empowering student participants.
The College expands its study abroad opportunities and partnerships in Ethiopia, Ghana and Rwanda.
Manhattan College senior River Castelonia ’17 co-founded Havenlabs in January 2016, a nonprofit focused on helping military veterans.
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.
The June Dwyer Liberal Arts Scholarship was established in 2011, and will be funded in the coming years by an estate gift to Manhattan.
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.
Student-serving offices now together in one space near the Quadrangle.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan 15th among regional universities, and eighth among best colleges for veterans in the region.
In collaboration with mechanical engineering professors, four students successfully replicated an Adolphe Sax mouthpiece for a saxophone.
Manhattan is also recognized as one of top colleges in the Northeast.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, job growth in the field will increase by 30% in the next 10 years.
The recognition allows the kinesiology department to provide a professional support network.
From June 29 - July 2, some of the nation's brightest minds will come to the Riverdale campus.
During Harrison’s time at Manhattan, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies has developed into a vital pillar of the College.
Lindenhurst, N.Y., resident will study the Irish language in the Gaeltacht regions of Ireland.
Lafalgio completed Manhattan College’s dual five-year BA/MBA program in four years.
A native of Monroe, N.Y., Trieste will deliver the valedictory address at Undergraduate Commencement on Sunday, May 22.
Since its founding by Charles H. Thornton ’61, the ACE Mentor Program has helped hundreds of high school students learn about STEM fields.
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.
The College places seventh among Catholic institutions in the survey.
Led by Goli Nossoni, Ph.D., Manhattan College students are working toward developing a more sustainable infrastructure.
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.
Ten students attended the prestigious festival, boosting their own skills and the College’s reputation in the theater world.
School of Education and Health adds to catalog of graduate-level counseling, leadership, and education 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.
Abdias Myrtil shares his thoughts on Black History Month and how African-Americans are viewed in the past and present.
Faculty, students and alumni are making a difference in a wide range of settings, locally and globally.
Students will hear insights from author Brandy Wilson on Thursday, Feb. 25.
In partnership with Creative Art Works, students will create the first public piece of art at Manhattan College on a wall below Founders Bridge.
The author of What the Best College Students Do will lead a workshop on teaching and learning.
The Manhattan College president emeritus was honored by Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Manhattan College senior Dylan Gray was a featured panelist at New American Colleges & Universities panel.
Jenifer Martin ’17 will study abroad in Madrid after receiving the award.
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.
Best-selling author James Patterson ’69 established annual scholarship program given to 10 juniors and 10 seniors at his alma mater.
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.
View all the recent accomplishments and accolades of Manhattan College’s faculty, staff and students.
Manhattan’s graduation rate was second highest in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
The College adds to its U.S. News & World Report recognition as a top destination for veteran students.
A prominent Muslim-American activist, Linda Sarsour, will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday, Nov. 4.
An unexpected roster of students is enrolled in Mehnaz Afridi’s seminar.
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.
An expert in international policy and climate change, the longtime Manhattan College professor is recognized by the international studies honor society.
Nominated by one of his students, Br. Patrick is honored for 38 years of service to Manhattan College.
Manhattan College to host three notable authors during the fall semester.
A series of events will take place around campus in October to raise awareness about sustainable labor practices in the free market.
On Sept. 18, more than 65 students from five schools presented a summer of discovery with support from faculty mentors.
Roberts will deliver a lecture titled “Savant Spouses: Love, Marriage and Collaboration in Enlightenment France.”
Mayer invited to join faculty from across the country in research career advancing opportunity.
Driven by the papal encyclical, the month-long series of events tackles several current environmental issues.
The fall’s schedule of events begins on Sept. 9 with Peter B. Gudaitis, President of the National Disaster Interfaith Networks.
Eric Brody ’10 and Ben Hart ’11 founded Qinetic, a website offering free virtual fitness classes.
The online programs in instructional design and delivery and organizational leadership are designed to reach 21st century learners with innovative technology.
Since 1988, Br. Robert has made a wide-ranging impact on his alma mater.
International studies majors report to the United Nations headquarters to attend intergovernmental meetings and prepare briefs that often go directly to mission ambassadors.
The Linda and Dennis Fenton ’73 Endowment continues the Fentons’ supportive legacy.
Manhattan College recognized among the top 50 colleges that add the most value.
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.
Additional math offerings add to Manhattan College’s STEM catalog.
Manhattan College, along with the Water Environment Federation and the Water Environment Research Foundation, will host the forum from Aug. 9-11.
Fellowship connects Manhattan College and Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School students with survivors of the Holocaust for interviews to be documented through 2015.
Formerly the School of Arts, the name change clarifies its emphasis on liberal arts.
Four first generation college students reflect on their experiences at Manhattan and how they’ve navigated through and acclimated to college life.
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.
For the first time, the College’s highest undergraduate student honor goes to two deserving seniors.
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.
Chemical Engineering student will address graduates on Saturday, May 16.
Kimsy Tor ’15 receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.
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.
Eileen Murray '80 and David J. O'Brien will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.
Edwards honored for article in the Journal of Medieval History.
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.
The report highlights Manhattan students’ return on investment.
The day-long event will feature multiple speakers and topics in philosophy.
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.
Kozol will deliver a lecture on race, poverty and inequity in urban schools on April 22.
Beginning in fall 2015, the new major promotes an understanding of the relationship between human beings and their environment.
The School of Science and CURES to host events beginning on April 15.
Experts in slavery and human trafficking to present at conference on April 18.
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.
College receives nearly $600,000 to fund education of future engineers.
More than 100 classes will be available to Manhattan College and visiting students.
Kevin McBride, Ph.D., will discuss battlefield archeology of the Pequot War.
Historian Jeff Horn releases fifth book, Economic Development in Early Modern France: The Privilege of Liberty, 1650-1820.
Stephen J. Pope and Michael Spezio to present at lecture on April 20.
The Payscale 2015 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report cites Manhattan College as No. 18 among more than 400 private colleges nationwide.
George Giakos, Ph.D., to receive the 2014 IEEE-USA Professional Achievement for Individuals Award in May.
Payne will visit campus on March 25 and Kozol on April 22.
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.
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.
Manhattan College will host four critically acclaimed writers, including one alumnus, during the spring semester.
Co-sponsored by the Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies departments, the discussion will focus on awareness and intervention.
Manhattan College’s HGI Center will focus on the Holocaust and its lingering effects throughout the 2015 spring semester.
Manhattan College will offer two new programs designed to help students fill special education teaching positions in high schools.
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.
Author of Big-Eyed Afraid and The Small Blades Hurt to wrap up the fall M.A.R.S. lecture series.
Murray Baumgarten, Ph.D., will deliver a talk entitled The Letters Propelled Me: Resisting Kristallnacht Then and Now.
The former dean of the School of Business receives an honorary doctorate degree.
College integrates new STEM graduate certificates within Mechanical Engineering program.
College honors 20 juniors and seniors as the 2014-15 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.
Nominated by his students, the longtime Manhattan College professor was honored at the annual Costello Lecture series.
Manhattan College’s M.A.R.S. program continues with Ben Marcus.
Using their expertise on water filtration systems, two students and their professor visited a Lasallian school and Brothers community to advise on infrastructure.
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.
Duke University art history professor is part of Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholar Program in conjunction with the Costello Lecture Series.
Three scholars will discuss representations of motherhood and pregnancy in popular culture.
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.
The College ranked No. 1 among Catholic institutions in the PayScale 2014-2015 College Salary Report’s alumni salary category.
Milo Riverso ’81 and 13 alumni mentors from STV Group, Inc., took Manhattan students behind-the-scenes at the World Trade Center.
For the eighth year in a row, Manhattan College places in top 20 of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges.
Contemporary Marketing Issues (MKTG 421) explored the multibillion-dollar fashion industry in spring 2014.
As Jean Donahue steps into her new role at Bronx Science, she plans to expand computer science and engineering programs.
Manhattan's course catalog offers endless opportunities for students to engage in non-traditional learning through hands-on experiences outside of the classroom.
Once a Valhalla Viking and now a Manhattan Jasper, Anthony Amiano ’15 advocates for education reform as a member of the Valhalla School Board.
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.
Manhattan College tops the inaugural Best Colleges ranking, which evaluates educational quality, affordability and career outcomes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Inspired by World Cup research, mathematics majors apply mathematical techniques to measure the teamwork on the women’s soccer team.
Keansburg, N.J., resident receives Joseph J. Gunn Alumni Medal on May 15.
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.
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.
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.
Dominick Servedio and Carolyn Woo will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.
Dominick Servedio, executive chairman of STV Group, will also receive honorary doctorate degree during May 17 ceremony.
College will present Carolyn Woo with honorary doctorate during ceremony.
An internship took Shannon Butler ’16 all the way to NYC Fashion Week.
Marketing major Getanjali “Gigi” Morel ’14 finds foreign markets for industry magnate.
Jorge L. Valle Sanchez ’14 finds footing in the entertainment industry.
Graham Rose ’14 tests decision-making skills in the real world.
Robert Bacchioni ’14 gets an insider’s look at NYC’s professional league sports.
Manhattan College business majors benefit from diverse and unique internship opportunities.
School of Business maintains prestigious accreditation, which is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools.
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.
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.
School of Business professors Mary Michel and Janet Rovenpor recently authored a nationally recognized case study and gave their students a first-hand look.
In PSYC 257, students examine topics from polygraph testing to interrogations to determine how the legal system uses or misuses psychological science.
A group of students are the first Manhattan College undergraduates to travel to India as part of a global business marketing course.
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.
Manhattan College’s Model UN Team participated in the national conference in Washington D.C., gaining valuable experience and recognition.
More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership at the Fall Honors Convocation.
Manhattan College’s Riverdale campus is a 30-minute ride on the 1 train into midtown Manhattan where Jaspers learn, work and play.
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.
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.
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.
New tenure-track professors will join faculty in the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering and Science.
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:
Summer Literacy Institute brings Bronx high school students to campus for a weeklong college immersion program.
In hopes of becoming an ophthalmologist like his father, Jerry D'Aversa ’14 traveled to Grenada to assist with sight-restoring surgeries.
AffordableCollegesOnline.org cites Manhattan College as No. 20 in its Million Dollar ROI rankings.
Recipients of the James Patterson Scholarship take on new challenges with degrees in hand.
Nearly 1,000 bachelor's and master's students awarded degrees.
Jennifer Player ’13 graduates with MBA and delivers valedictory speech.
Perry Rizopoulos ’13 and Pelham, N.Y., resident, receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.
More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership.
Bernard Pierorazio and Charles Thornton will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.
The Advanced Placement Institute of Manhattan College will host its 30th annual advanced placement (AP) summer workshops
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.
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.
Don't push witnesses into psychotherapy prematurely, says Nuwan Jayawickreme, an expert on large-scale traumatic events
Panel of business experts offer critiques in first School of Business “shark tank.”
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.
Bernard P. Pierorazio will also receive honorary doctorate during May 18 ceremony
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.
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.
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.
Jennifer Garcia ’13 excels in prestigious legislature internship program with Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal
In INTL 201: Global Issues Seminar, students examine global problems to better frame worldly solutions.
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.
GOVT 222 takes students out of the classroom and into the city with weekly trips to historic locations throughout New York City.
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.
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.
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.
Following her internship at L’Oréal USA Sara Jones ’13 was offered a job which she'll start after graduation.
Bilal Abdul-Nabi ’13 interned in the information technologies department at the HBO cable network where he worked as an applications developer.
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.
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.
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.
The program features a master’s and professional diploma in Advanced Leadership Studies.
The College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center selected to receive the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf.
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.
David W. Orr was instrumental in the design of a top green building on a college campus.
Several alumni advance to fill superintendent positions at Catholic schools throughout New York State.
John Butler ’86 leads his company to bring hope to hemophiliacs.