2018 Year in Review
Con Edison’s CEO will be the guest of honor at the College’s largest annual fundraising event.
After 40 years of Athletics Hall of Fame inductions, a look back at the history of the Jaspers.
A variety of students and alumni are putting their knowledge to work on South Campus.
Stephen Ribuffo ’77 plays a crucial role at the Port of Alaska in Anchorage.
The best-selling novelist and Manhattan College alum continues to give back.
Seven individuals will take their place alongside the list of Jasper legends.
A career in food science has proven fruitful and delicious for Katy Latimer '97 (M.S.), vice president of culinary innovation at Dunkin’ Brands Group.
A $25 million gift from Thomas O’Malley ’63 will allow the College to enhance programs and financial aid to all students.
The Manhattan College graduate received a short-term award from the Fulbright program.
Manhattan College graduates are landing jobs in their desired fields with strong salaries.
Helene and Ken Orce '65 are calling on others to help them raise more than $15 million to support the College.
Seven individuals and one team have been elected to the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
Richard Kirchner, Ph.D., a School of Science professor emeritus who has inspired generations of Jaspers, continues crystallography research with students.
The business alumna from Riverdale has built an illustrious career in advertising upon two prevailing principles: client relationships and data-driven results.
A poster presentation and alumni panel brought together more than 200 mechanical engineers.
Miller and Murphy will receive honorary degrees during the week of Commencement.
A lively contingent of Manhattan College alumni, faculty and friends marched along Fifth Avenue on Saturday, March 17, in the 257th annual New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Manhattan College alumni contribute to the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the largest bridge in New York State history.
The largest gift in College history will support what will be known as the O’Malley School of Business.
The event helps support high priority programs such as student scholarships and financial aid.
Students involved in the extracurricular improvisational comedy troupe Scatterbomb develop the social prowess to excel both personally and professionally.
The Co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates, Murray will be the guest of honor at the College’s largest annual fundraising event.
Two recent grads prepare for the Catholic priesthood, as one becomes a Brother.
Nine individuals and two teams were recognized at the annual gala on campus.
Four recent graduates from Manhattan College prove that a staunch commitment to our cities and the nation can yield success in the professional sphere.
Kenneth Bouyer ’90, Brother Carlos Gómez Restrepo, FSC, Louis Lamatina ’79, Brother Dennis Lee, FSC and Suni Munshani join the College’s board.
Lynn Martin ’98 is the president and COO of ICE Data Services and has been named as a top influencer in the financial services industry.
More than fifty Jaspers have worked on the bridge connecting Westchester and Rockland counties.
Students will be inducted into Epsilon Sigma Pi honor society during the event.
Manhattan College alum and best-selling author James Patterson ’69 will give twenty students academic scholarships for the 2017-18 school year.
As the founder of NYC Together, Dana Rachlin ’08 is reshaping communities by helping build positive relationships between Brooklyn police officers and local teenagers.
Jasper alumni Steve Smith ’89 and Stephanie (George) Minister ’91 serve on the Board of Directors of the United States Foundation for the Children of Haiti.
A leading expert on baseball history, Tim Reid ’77 was a primary researcher and adviser on The First Boys of Spring, an award-winning documentary narrated by famed actor Billy Bob Thornton.
Alumni of the College’s Branigan Scholars Grant program remember the projects that helped shape their career paths.
The newest class of Jasper greats will be inducted on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Class of 2017 creates a scholarship to honor the College’s late chaplain.
Over the past three years, a homegrown Veterans Success Program has provided a way for student veterans to acclimate to college life and find their place among peers.
Earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering proved an unlikely path to brand building for one College alumnus who partnered with two former classmates to build a premier business-consulting group in New York City.
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.
The Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal is one of the College’s highest undergraduate honors.
The scholarship fund will support civil engineering students in preparation for their careers.
Remaining true to his biology roots, alumnus Jim Breheny ’81 brings integrity and credibility to his job as director of the Bronx Zoo.
Manhattan College was well represented during the 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade, beginning with an appearance on NBC's TODAY.
Matthew Bennett ’15 departed New York City for the North Pole after being stationed at Eielson Air Force base following graduation from the AFROTC program.
The Jaspers will play in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic on December 1-2, 2017.
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.
Lizette Richardson ’84 is the first female to serve as the superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, a 1.5 million-acre area that spans Nevada and Arizona.
Stephen J. Squeri, Vice Chairman of the American Express Company, received the De La Salle Medal for his excellence in corporate leadership.
Carlos Morales ’14 and Michael Scire ’13 entered the same FDNY class after previously working as resident assistants on campus.
In conjunction with the Manhattan College Mentor Program, internships and post-graduate jobs, AECOM has been a popular career destination for engineers working in the construction industry.
Tom Grech ’93 serves as executive director of the Queens Chamber of Commerce working to strengthen businesses in the different communities of Queens.
Two years after graduating from Manhattan, Andres Oreamuno '14 founded City Square Tours, the first hop-on, hop-off tour bus company in San José.
Drew Kelleher, Manhattan College’s second-year head coach, knows his way around Riverdale and it’s paying dividends.
The De La Salle Medal Dinner raises essential funds for student scholarships and financial aid.
White is Manhattan College’s first Mitchell Scholar.
Eight former student-athletes and two teams were recognized on Saturday, Nov. 12.
Katie Kerbstat ’11 and Laura Ricciardi ’92 were honored for their work on two highly popular series.
Best-selling author James Patterson ’69 established scholarship program to assist 10 juniors and 10 seniors at his alma mater.
Two alumni recently elected to the board.
The former Jasper track and field standout won gold at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.
Jeanette Settembre has been a reporter for the New York Daily News since June of 2013.
A weekend of events brought hundreds of former Manhattan College students to Riverdale.
Manhattan College students will serve in the Lasallian tradition following Commencement.
The class includes Jaspers from the previous five decades.
A communication and government double major, Heinitz is recognized for her leadership and service to the College community.
The outgoing dean of the School of Education and Health, Merriman will receive an honorary degree at the Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 21.
Since its founding by Charles H. Thornton ’61, the ACE Mentor Program has helped hundreds of high school students learn about STEM fields.
Reilly has more than 30 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, and has been a top-level student-athlete, coach and athletics administrator.
Laura Ricciardi ’92 is an executive producer, writer and director of the true crime series.
Kellogg’s bravery and courage was evident throughout his life, as he halted a gambling scandal and overcame paralysis.
The pop/rock quartet includes two brothers who are Manhattan College graduates.
Gun Hill Brewing co-founder Kieran Farrell ’96 (MBA) supports local community and New York farmers with the first production brewery in the Bronx since prohibition.
The president and CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corporation received the College’s medal of honor at this year's annual gala.
Now a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, John Remo's ’63 career has focused on defense against deadly Earth-bound asteroids.
Three successful alumni recently were elected to the board.
Mechanical engineer utilizes his education and love for coffee to continue the success of his family’s 35-year-old business in the Bronx.
Best-selling author James Patterson ’69 established annual scholarship program given to 10 juniors and 10 seniors at his alma mater.
Eight individuals and two championship teams made up the 2015 Hall of Fame class.
Manhattan’s alumni magazine, M, and the Mentor Program brought together three likeminded communication majors to give back.
Jim Murphy ’79 not only used his liberal arts education to attend and graduate from veterinary school many years after college, but his fascination with the Beach Boys enticed him to write a book on the true story of how the band formed and went on to become one of America’s most popular rock groups.
Two championship teams and eight individuals make up the 2015 Hall of Fame class.
Students inducted into prestigious Epsilon Sigma Pi honor society during event.
Serving a rural village in Central America, Melissa (Blythe) Altman ’06 and her family are operating programs for local children in an effort to better their futures.
Jim Avery ’80 is reducing San Diego Gas & Electric’s greenhouse emissions by adding wind and solar power, as well as other sustainable energy sources, to its portfolio.
Eric Brody ’10 and Ben Hart ’11 founded Qinetic, a website offering free virtual fitness classes.
Since 1988, Br. Robert has made a wide-ranging impact on his alma mater.
Michael ’81, Fausta ’82 and Joseph McDermott ’15 wrote and illustrated The Concert Hall Cats, which they published in May 2015.
The Linda and Dennis Fenton ’73 Endowment continues the Fentons’ supportive legacy.
The Heartillery Group shows support, love and gratitude to American troops serving overseas by sending cards, letters and care packages.
Results of a Manhattan College career survey indicate students’ progress in securing a full-time job and/or enrolling in a graduate or professional school within nine months of graduation.
Nearly 500 Jaspers attended the 146th annual Alumni Reunion Weekend on campus from June 5 to 7.
A leader in the financial services industry, Murray will give the keynote on May 16.
John McAvoy ’80 serves as chairman and CEO of Con Edison, the culmination of a 34-year career with the energy giant.
Manhattan College made a splash this St. Patrick's Day with an appearance on the Today Show and a delegation of Jaspers marching in the world famous New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and nonfiction writer Gianmarc Manzione ’02 will visit Manhattan College on March 26.
Former Jasper basketball player Rhamel Brown left behind an incredible legacy as a leader and a winner prior to beginning his professional basketball career in Israel.
Electrical engineering major Sean O’Donnell ’85 uses the skills he honed at Manhattan College to build and restore pipe organs around the country.
The Manhattan College alumnus has served as a longtime board member at the Fresh Air Fund.
The College honored Carbonell on Monday, Nov. 24 with a plaque unveiling ceremony.
Several recent graduates headline outstanding 2014 class, including the all-time leading scorer in Manhattan College men’s basketball history.
Robert Walsh discussed the opening of the Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons in his weekly "Bottom Line" segment on 1010 WINS.
The transformative, 70,000-square-foot building connects the College’s north and south campuses, offering a state-of-the-art space for student and faculty engagement, learning and recreation.
College honors 20 juniors and seniors as the 2014-15 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.
Just 11 years out of college, Josephine Zurica ’03 was named the new principal of Dagher Engineering.
John Swenson ’72 looks back on an adventure-filled career that started on campus with the Quad.
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.
As Jean Donahue steps into her new role at Bronx Science, she plans to expand computer science and engineering programs.
William Fife ’67 received the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2014 Metropolitan Section Civil Engineer of the Year Award for his years of service.
Taylor Stump ’14 opened Little Miss Cupcape, in Hyannis, Mass., and found inspiration in the quaint Cape Cod location.
Elaina and Gianna Petrone, from the class of 2009, both recently graduated from medical school.
Graduates of Manhattan College, spanning the classes of 1949 to 2014, reconnected on campus for a weekend of events.
As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month, we take a look back at the history of women at Manhattan College. The College officially welcomed women during the 1973-74 academic year, though assorted programs for women have been available since the 1920s.
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.
Mariangela Petrone ’02, ’05 is a human resources professional for Montefiore Medical Center and a nationally recognized gift-wrapper for the likes of Oprah.
A conversation with Manhattan College's dean of education set Tammy Wood Miller ’91 on a path of helping those with special needs, including her six adopted children.
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.
The highly competitive program consistently recruits Jaspers to lead a nationwide educational revolution in low-income communities.
Alumnus Dale Malik ’80 discusses his transformation from struggling freshman to tech industry leader.
With the support of his Jasper family thousands of miles away, Enrique Sola ’09, ’11 is providing the needy of his native country with food, clean water and the greatest gift of all — an education.
Alumnus Milo Riverso ’81 will receive medal on Jan. 23.
As Manhattan celebrates A Festival of Lessons and Carols, the College remembers a very special Manhattan College Christmas concert held 50 years ago.
Members of the College community gathered to celebrate 40 years of coeducation at Manhattan with a special panel presentation.
Moira A. Kilcoyne ’83, Marybeth McCall ’74 and Stephen J. Squeri ’81, ’86 named to board of trustees.
Paul Loong ’58, M.D., and daughter Theresa Loong presented Every Day is a Holiday, a documentary about his path to American citizenship from captivity in Japan.
Inventor of ACL surgery, William Clancy ’63, M.D., among eight honorees inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 2.
WWII and Korean War veteran and alumnus, Paul Loong ’58, tells his story as a POW in "Every Day Is a Holiday," which was created by his daughter and filmmaker, Theresa Loong.
College selects 18 students as the 2013-2014 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.
William A. Thornton ’60 was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and the College will honor him on Oct. 30 with a plaque unveiling ceremony.
Brother Jack Curran ’80, FSC, joins the College this month.
Paul Sciara ’92 and his brothers are branding City Island Beer from the basement up.
History buff Robert La Blanc ’56 is a masterful storyteller at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum where he volunteers once a week.
Brian Roberts ’85 is an executive vice president and CFO for Warner Music Group, America's largest music conglomerate.
College mourns the death of Martin H. Schmidt Jr. ’51.
Katie Kerbstat ’11 pursued her passion for media as a writer for The Quadrangle, and now works for one of television's most successful broadcasts.
Valerie Martin ’06 is a board member and fundraiser for the Uplifting Project, a nonprofit that provides educational resources to African villages.
Engineering alumna-turned-lawyer Noreen Krall ’87 oversees Apple's intellectual property around the globe.
Recipients of the James Patterson Scholarship take on new challenges with degrees in hand.
Legacies of Scala and Marshall families continue to grow thanks to family patriarchs.
More than 450 alumni reaffirmed College connections at the 144th Reunion Weekend.
Phil T. Pulaski ’76 gave the keynote address at the 61st annual environmental engineering alumni club dinner.
Teacher John O’Neill ’86 co-created the musical "Letters to Daddy" to make students more aware of the day-to-day challenges kids face in effort to curb the rise in bullying.
Amanda Cromwell ’13, a resident of Jackson, N.J., will join the selective program in fall 2013.
In 1942, Fred Grannis was drafted by the U.S. Army two months before graduating. Now, at age 93, he finally earned his degree.
Hundreds of alumni will return to Riverdale, including a number of notable names from the class of 1963 who will celebrate their 50th reunion.
Megan McShane, Kathryn Merry, Clare O’Connell and Kathleen O’Malley will begin a year of service this fall.
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.
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Andrew Kranichfeld ’07 overcame a brain tumor and resulting blindness through his creative pursuits.
Panel of business experts offer critiques in first School of Business “shark tank.”
College mourns construction industry icon, philanthropist
The annual Presidential Reception Celebrating Scholarship Donors and Student Recipients helps put faces to names.
College’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers learn about Deputy Chief Ruben Beltran’s sophisticated crime-fighting methods
College will present Thornton with honorary doctorate during ceremony
Manhattan College upholds its title as the first and longest-standing college to march in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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.
More than 90 community leaders attended the event including New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly ’63 and City Council Member G. Oliver Koppell.
Generations of friendships form the 33-year-old band, which kicks off its St. Patrick's Day celebrations in early March.
As head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Thomas Curry ’78 oversees more than 2,000 national banks and federal saving associations.
Nitin ’03 and Christina Sekhri ’05 founded, organized and led the first Manhattan College trips to Camp Reynal — the precursor to a summer Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience (L.O.V.E.) trip.
Ready for a Lasallian life together, Patrick ’07 and Rachel Mecca ’09, ’10 married last year and road-tripped across the country on their honeymoon.
Former community organizers Lois Harr, director of Campus Ministry and Social Action, and John Reilly ’75 built a relationship while rebuilding the Bronx.
We asked our couples for their best relationship advice. Young Jaspers, take note!
An unexpected loss in the family inspired Michael ’81 and Fausta McDermott ’82 to serve their local community, both personally and professionally.
Jaspers who serve together, stay together. This Valentine's Day, meet four Manhattan couples whose passions for giving back sparked romance.
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.
As caretaker of the iconic George Washington Bridge, Andrea Giorgi Bocker ’80 serves as a role model to women entering the civil engineering field.
John Butler ’86 leads his company to bring hope to hemophiliacs.