Alumni

  1. MyUberLife

    From Manhattan to Marketing Maven

    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.

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    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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. St. Patrick's Day parade

    Manhattan College Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day 2017

    Manhattan College was well represented during the 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade, beginning with an appearance on NBC's TODAY.

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    Air Force Alum’s Adventures on the North Pole

    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. 

  8. Zavier Turner

    Join the Men’s Basketball Team in Northern Ireland

    The Jaspers will play in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic on December 1-2, 2017.

  9. 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.

  10. Richardson in uniform

    Alumna Leads Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    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.

  11. Brennan O'Donnell, Stephen J. Squeri, Kenneth I. Chenault

    Annual De La Salle Medal Dinner Raises More Than $2 Million for Manhattan College

    Stephen J. Squeri, Vice Chairman of the American Express Company, received the De La Salle Medal for his excellence in corporate leadership.

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    From RA to FDNY, Alumni Continue to Serve After Graduation

    Carlos Morales ’14 and Michael Scire ’13 entered the same FDNY class after previously working as resident assistants on campus. 

  13. Robert Lowe '86 (left) with Christian Cabral '19.

    Multinational Engineering Firm Yields Success for College Alumni

    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.

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    Growing Queens’ Business Community with Bronx Roots Intact

    Tom Grech ’93 serves as executive director of the Queens Chamber of Commerce working to strengthen businesses in the different communities of Queens.

  15. Andres Oreamuno '14 stands in front of City Square Tours bus.

    College Alumnus Builds Hop-on, Hop-off Tour Business in Costa Rica

    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. 

  16. Drew Kelleher

    Third Generation Jasper Strives to Rebuild Men’s Lacrosse Tradition

    Drew Kelleher, Manhattan College’s second-year head coach, knows his way around Riverdale and it’s paying dividends.

  17. De La Salle Medal Dinner

    Annual De La Salle Medal Dinner Honors AmEx Vice Chairman Stephen J. Squeri ’81, ’86

    The De La Salle Medal Dinner raises essential funds for student scholarships and financial aid.

  18. Kathleen White at 2014 Spring Honors Convocation

    Kathleen White ’14 One of Twelve to Receive Prestigious Mitchell Scholarship

    White is Manhattan College’s first Mitchell Scholar.

  19. The Athletic Hall of Fame

    Alumni Spanning Five Decades Inducted into 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame

    Eight former student-athletes and two teams were recognized on Saturday, Nov. 12.

  20. Katie Kerbstat '11, Laura Ricciardi '92

    Two Jasper Alumnae Win Emmy Awards

    Katie Kerbstat ’11 and Laura Ricciardi ’92 were honored for their work on two highly popular series.

  21. James Patterson

    James Patterson Scholarships Awarded to Twenty Manhattan College Students

    Best-selling author James Patterson ’69 established scholarship program to assist 10 juniors and 10 seniors at his alma mater.

  22. John Desmarais, James Motherway

    John Desmarais '85, James Motherway '83 Join Manhattan College's Board of Trustees

    Two alumni recently elected to the board.

  23. Lou Jones

    Sixty Years Ago, Remembering Lou Jones's Gold Medal

    The former Jasper track and field standout won gold at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

  24. Jeanette Settembre '13

    Jeanette Settembre '13: From Quad Editor to Daily News Reporter

    Jeanette Settembre has been a reporter for the New York Daily News since June of 2013.

  25. Reunion weekend

    Anniversary Jaspers Toast to Manhattan at 2016 Reunion Weekend

    A weekend of events brought hundreds of former Manhattan College students to Riverdale.

  26. Service project April 2016

    Six Members of the Class of 2016 Join Postgraduate Volunteer Programs

    Manhattan College students will serve in the Lasallian tradition following Commencement.

  27. Athletic Hall of Fame at Kelly Commons

    Eight Alumni and Two Teams To Be Honored at Next Athletic Hall of Fame

    The class includes Jaspers from the previous five decades.

  28. 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.

  29. William Merriman

    William J. Merriman ’73, Ph.D., To Give Keynote Address at Spring Commencement

    The outgoing dean of the School of Education and Health, Merriman will receive an honorary degree at the Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 21.

  30. 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.

  31. Marianne Reilly

    Marianne Reilly ’82 Named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

    Reilly has more than 30 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, and has been a top-level student-athlete, coach and athletics administrator.

  32. Laura Ricciardi '92 (left) on the set

    Jasper Alumna Takes the Spotlight as Creator of Netflix’s "Making a Murderer" Docu-series

    Laura Ricciardi ’92 is an executive producer, writer and director of the true crime series.

  33. Junius Kellogg

    Celebrating Black History Month: Junius Kellogg ’53

    Kellogg’s bravery and courage was evident throughout his life, as he halted a gambling scandal and overcame paralysis.

  34. If But When

    Bronx Beats: If But When Embraces Riverdale Roots in Its Music

    The pop/rock quartet includes two brothers who are Manhattan College graduates.

  35. Alum Draws Bottom Line with Bronx-Based Brewery

    Alum Draws Bottom Line with Bronx-Based Brewery

    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.

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    Manhattan College Honors Gary R. Heminger at Annual De La Salle Dinner

    The president and CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corporation received the College’s medal of honor at this year's annual gala.

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    Physics Alum is a Leading Authority on Asteroid Deflection and Planetary Defense

    Now a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, John Remo's ’63 career has focused on defense against deadly Earth-bound asteroids.

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    Krall, Marro and Riverso Join Manhattan College’s Board of Trustees

    Three successful alumni recently were elected to the board.

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    Engineering Alum Blends Mechanics and Tradition for Arthur Avenue’s Best Espresso

    Mechanical engineer utilizes his education and love for coffee to continue the success of his family’s 35-year-old business in the Bronx.

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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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    Latest Class of Athletic Hall of Fame Honored at 37th Annual Ceremony

    Eight individuals and two championship teams made up the 2015 Hall of Fame class.

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    Jaspers Connect Across Cities and Class Years to Benefit U.S. Military Abroad

    Manhattan’s alumni magazine, M, and the Mentor Program brought together three likeminded communication majors to give back.

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    Veterinarian Alumnus and Lifelong Beach Boys Fan Hears Pet Sounds

    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.

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    Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Set for Nov. 7

    Two championship teams and eight individuals make up the 2015 Hall of Fame class.

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    William J. Kennedy ’63, Ph.D., To Be Honored at Fall Honors Convocation

    Students inducted into prestigious Epsilon Sigma Pi honor society during event.

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    Counseling Alum Becomes Agent of Change as Missioner in El Salvador

    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.

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    Manhattan Engineer Powers the Future with Renewables at California Electric Company

    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.

  48. 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.

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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.

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    Manhattan Family Pens Children’s Book Promoting the Arts

    Michael ’81, Fausta ’82 and Joseph McDermott ’15 wrote and illustrated The Concert Hall Cats, which they published in May 2015.

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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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    Alumna Founds Nonprofit for Deployed Military

    The Heartillery Group shows support, love and gratitude to American troops serving overseas by sending cards, letters and care packages.

  53. Manhattan College

    Nearly 90% of May 2014 Graduates Have Secured Jobs or Enrolled in Grad School, Survey Suggests

    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.

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    Alumni Reconnect in Riverdale During Reunion Weekend 2015

    Nearly 500 Jaspers attended the 146th annual Alumni Reunion Weekend on campus from June 5 to 7.

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    Eileen Murray ’80 to Deliver Address at Spring Commencement

    A leader in the financial services industry, Murray will give the keynote on May 16.

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    Alumnus Leading One of the Nation’s Largest Energy Companies

    John McAvoy ’80 serves as chairman and CEO of Con Edison, the culmination of a 34-year career with the energy giant.

  57. St Pats

    Manhattan College Celebrates St. Patrick's Day 2015

    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.

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    Gianmarc Manzione ’02 to Return to Campus as Part of Major Author Reading Series

    Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and nonfiction writer Gianmarc Manzione ’02 will visit Manhattan College on March 26.

  59. Rhamel Brown

    From Brooklyn to Israel: Rhamel Brown ’14 Continues His Love of Basketball

    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.

  60. Pipe organ

    Manhattan Engineer Restores Renowned Pipe Organs

    Electrical engineering major Sean O’Donnell ’85 uses the skills he honed at Manhattan College to build and restore pipe organs around the country.

  61. Fresh Air Fund

    Bronx Native John McMahon ’73 Leads Urban Youth Programming

    The Manhattan College alumnus has served as a longtime board member at the Fresh Air Fund.

  62. Engineering Award Ceremony

    Ruben Carbonell ’69 Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

    The College honored Carbonell on Monday, Nov. 24 with a plaque unveiling ceremony.

  63. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

    Eight Jaspers Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

    Several recent graduates headline outstanding 2014 class, including the all-time leading scorer in Manhattan College men’s basketball history.

  64. Student Commons Dedication

    Manhattan College Featured on 1010 WINS, CBS New York

    Robert Walsh discussed the opening of the Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons in his weekly "Bottom Line" segment on 1010 WINS.

  65. Student Commons Dedication Ceremony

    Manhattan College Celebrates Dedication of Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons

    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.

  66. 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.

  67. Josephine Zurica

    Young Alum Combines Service with Sustainability to Make Mark in Green Building Design

    Just 11 years out of college, Josephine Zurica ’03 was named the new principal of Dagher Engineering.

  68. John Swenson

    Luminary Journalist and Jasper Alum Brings Music to the Masses Through Storytelling

    John Swenson ’72 looks back on an adventure-filled career that started on campus with the Quad.

  69. 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.

  70. 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.

  71. 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.

  72. William Fife

    Aviation Expert Managed Development Changes at New York and New Jersey’s Busiest Airports

    William Fife ’67 received the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2014 Metropolitan Section Civil Engineer of the Year Award for his years of service.

  73. Taylor Stump

    Recent Business Graduate Launches Cape Cod Cupcake Shop

    Taylor Stump ’14 opened Little Miss Cupcape, in Hyannis, Mass., and found inspiration in the quaint Cape Cod location.

  74. Manhattan College Alumni

    First-Generation Jasper Twins Graduate Medical School Days Apart

    Elaina and Gianna Petrone, from the class of 2009, both recently graduated from medical school.

  75. Reunion Weekend Banner

    Jaspers Return to Riverdale for 145th Reunion Weekend

    Graduates of Manhattan College, spanning the classes of 1949 to 2014, reconnected on campus for a weekend of events.

  76. Students in Classroom

    Celebrating Coeducation at Manhattan College

    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.

  77. 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.

  78. 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.

  79. Mariangela Petrone

    Award-Winning Gift Wrapper Pairs Presentation Skills with Professional Success

    Mariangela Petrone ’02, ’05 is a human resources professional for Montefiore Medical Center and a nationally recognized gift-wrapper for the likes of Oprah.

  80. Tammy Wood Miller

    Alumna Opens Heart and Home to Special Needs Children

    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.

  81. 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.

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    Alumni Continue Lasallian Mission with Teach for America

    The highly competitive program consistently recruits Jaspers to lead a nationwide educational revolution in low-income communities.

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    How Failure Becomes Invention: AT&T’s No. 1 Innovator Unveils Secret to Success

    Alumnus Dale Malik ’80 discusses his transformation from struggling freshman to tech industry leader.

  84. Enrique passing out food

    Engineering Alum Seeks to Bring Aid, Education to All in the Philippines

    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.

  85. Milo Riverso

    College To Honor STV Group President and CEO at 2014 De La Salle Dinner

    Alumnus Milo Riverso ’81 will receive medal on Jan. 23.

  86. 1963 Christmas concert

    The Spirit of Christmas Past: How Jaspers Saved the 1963 Christmas Concert

    As Manhattan celebrates A Festival of Lessons and Carols, the College remembers a very special Manhattan College Christmas concert held 50 years ago.

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    Trailblazing Women Remember Transformative Moments at Manhattan College

    Members of the College community gathered to celebrate 40 years of coeducation at Manhattan with a special panel presentation.

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    Manhattan College Welcomes Three Trustees

    Moira A. Kilcoyne ’83, Marybeth McCall ’74 and Stephen J. Squeri ’81, ’86 named to board of trustees.

  89. Paul Loong and daughter, Theresa Loong

    Former POW Visits Alma Mater to Share Story on Veterans Day

    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.

  90. Athletic Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees

    Manhattan College Inducts Eight Honorees to 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame

    Inventor of ACL surgery, William Clancy ’63, M.D., among eight honorees inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 2.

  91. Paul Loong

    College to Host Film Screening of Documentary on Alumnus’ Life as POW on Veterans Day, Nov. 11

    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.

  92. James Patterson

    Manhattan College Names 18 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships

    College selects 18 students as the 2013-2014 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.

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    Manhattan College Alumnus Recognized by the National Academy of Engineering

    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.

  94. Br. Jack Curran

    Manhattan College Names Alumnus as the New Vice President for Mission

    Brother Jack Curran ’80, FSC, joins the College this month.

  95. Paul Sciara

    Local Alum Builds Business with Homemade Brew

    Paul Sciara ’92 and his brothers are branding City Island Beer from the basement up.

  96. Robert La Blanc

    Retired Alumnus Finds New Passion as Docent Aboard the Intrepid

    History buff Robert La Blanc ’56 is a masterful storyteller at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum where he volunteers once a week.

  97. Brian Roberts

    Accounting Alum Crunches Numbers for Music's Biggest Names

    Brian Roberts ’85 is an executive vice president and CFO for Warner Music Group, America's largest music conglomerate.

  98. Martin H. Schmidt Jr.

    Past Manhattan College Board of Trustees Chair Dies at 85

    College mourns the death of Martin H. Schmidt Jr. ’51.

  99. katie kerbstat

    Alumna Builds Her Career Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes

    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.

  100. Valerie Martin

    Alumna Travels to Tanzania to Build Schools for Community

    Valerie Martin ’06 is a board member and fundraiser for the Uplifting Project, a nonprofit that provides educational resources to African villages.

  101. Noreen Krall

    Apple's Head of Litigation Paves Way for Women in Technology and Law

    Engineering alumna-turned-lawyer Noreen Krall ’87 oversees Apple's intellectual property around the globe.

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    First Patterson Scholars Graduate from Manhattan College

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

  103. Memorial Hall

    Generations of Jaspers Carry on Manhattan College Tradition

    Legacies of Scala and Marshall families continue to grow thanks to family patriarchs.

  104. Reunion Weekend Banner

    Jaspers Reconnect at Reunion Weekend

    More than 450 alumni reaffirmed College connections at the 144th Reunion Weekend.

  105. Phil Pulaski

    Manhattan College Honors NYPD Chief of Detectives

    Phil T. Pulaski ’76 gave the keynote address at the 61st annual environmental engineering alumni club dinner.

  106. Musical Flyer

    Manhattan Grad Spreads Anti-Bullying Message with Launch of Musical

    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.

  107. Amanda Cromwell

    Manhattan College Recent Graduate Accepted into NYC Teaching Fellows

    Amanda Cromwell ’13, a resident of Jackson, N.J., will join the selective program in fall 2013.

  108. Fred Grannis

    Seventy Years Later, Manhattan College Graduate Hangs a Diploma

    In 1942, Fred Grannis was drafted by the U.S. Army two months before graduating. Now, at age 93, he finally earned his degree.

  109. MC Alumni

    College Hosts 143rd Reunion Weekend

    Hundreds of alumni will return to Riverdale, including a number of notable names from the class of 1963 who will celebrate their 50th reunion.

  110. De La Salle Statue

    Four Manhattan College Graduates Accepted into the Lasallian Volunteers Service Program

    Megan McShane, Kathryn Merry, Clare O’Connell and Kathleen O’Malley will begin a year of service this fall.

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    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.

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    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.

  113. Andrew Kranichfeld

    Bound by Love: Alumnus Publishes Children’s Book in Mother’s Memory

    Andrew Kranichfeld ’07 overcame a brain tumor and resulting blindness through his creative pursuits.

  114. Business student

    Innovation Contest Puts Student Entrepreneurs in the Spotlight

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

  115. Michael Bette

    Former Manhattan College Trustee Michael Bette Dies at 76

    College mourns construction industry icon, philanthropist

  116. Scholarship Donor reception

    Scholarship Recipients Connect with Donors on Campus

    The annual Presidential Reception Celebrating Scholarship Donors and Student Recipients helps put faces to names.

  117. Deputy Chief Ruben Beltran

    Top NYPD Technology Official Delivers Lecture to Students and Alumni

    College’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers learn about Deputy Chief Ruben Beltran’s sophisticated crime-fighting methods

  118. Charlie Thornton

    Engineering Luminary Charles Thornton ’61 to Speak at Manhattan College’s Commencement on May 19

    College will present Thornton with honorary doctorate during ceremony

  119. Students at parade

    Jaspers March in World's Oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Manhattan College upholds its title as the first and longest-standing college to march in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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    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.

  121. Riverdale Reception

    Manhattan College Hosts Annual Riverdale Reception for Community Leaders

    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.

  122. Pipes and Drums

    Manhattan College Pipes and Drums Keeps the Rhythm of Tradition Alive

    Generations of friendships form the 33-year-old band, which kicks off its St. Patrick's Day celebrations in early March.

  123. Thomas Curry

    President Obama Nominates Alumnus to Oversee Nation's Banks

    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.

  124. Nitin and Christina

    Christina & Nitin

    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.

  125. Rachel and Patrick

    Rachel & Patrick

    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.

  126. Lois and John

    Lois & John

    Former community organizers Lois Harr, director of Campus Ministry and Social Action, and John Reilly ’75 built a relationship while rebuilding the Bronx.

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    Relationship Advice from the Experts

    We asked our couples for their best relationship advice. Young Jaspers, take note!

  128. Fausta and Michael

    Fausta & Michael

    An unexpected loss in the family inspired Michael ’81 and Fausta McDermott ’82 to serve their local community, both personally and professionally.

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    Jaspers in Love

    Jaspers who serve together, stay together. This Valentine's Day, meet four Manhattan couples whose passions for giving back sparked romance.

  130. 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.

  131. Andrea Giorgi Bocker

    Engineering Alumna Heads Construction on World's Busiest Bridge

    As caretaker of the iconic George Washington Bridge, Andrea Giorgi Bocker ’80 serves as a role model to women entering the civil engineering field.

  132. John Butler

    An Inspirational Mission

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