Close to 1,000 graduates participated in Manhattan College's Commencement exercises on May 18 and 19 in Draddy Gymnasium. John Evans '17 and Lorraine Brancale '17 (M.S.) spoke on behalf of the class of 2017 at Undergraduate and Spring Commencement, while Thomas Moran '74 and Bettye H. Perkins were this year's honorary degree recipients.
Participants of the College-wide event contributed to numerous community service projects in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens on April 29.
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.
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.
Manhattan College continues to strengthen its partnership with Catholic Relief Services.
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.
Arudpragasam will discuss “The Story of a Brief Marriage,” set during the Sri Lankan civil war.
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.
Thomas J. Moran ’74, chairman of the board of Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, will address the undergraduate class of 2017 and Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D., president and chief executive officer of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT), will be the keynote speaker at Spring Commencement.
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.
The conversation on Friday, April 7 will center on sexual assault prevention and incorporating mission-based ideals and values.
JustPeace invited four speakers of different disciplines to share their perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline build for World Water Day 2017.
On April 6, Heyer will discuss topics surrounding migration and political justice within the frame of Catholicism.
Manhattan College was well represented during the 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade, beginning with an appearance on NBC's TODAY.
Robin will deliver a presentation on The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump.
Students at Manhattan College who served in the military will host a panel discussion on March 29.
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.
Brother Robert Bimonte, FSC, and Nicholas M. Michelli will discuss brain function and social justice during events in March and April.
Santer will share research discoveries in the field of atmospheric science.
Stephen J. Squeri, Vice Chairman of the American Express Company, received the De La Salle Medal for his excellence in corporate leadership.
Heidi Julavits, Stephen P. Kiernan, Keetje Kuipers, and John Hoppenthaler will speak during spring semester’s M.A.R.S. events.
Throughout February, Manhattan College will honor the contributions of African-Americans to history, culture and current events.
Fr. Bryan Massingale will speak about cross-racial solidarity within the Catholic Church.
Yale University professor of history will examine Alexander Hamilton’s life and legacy.
The De La Salle Medal Dinner raises essential funds for student scholarships and financial aid.
The campus will celebrate the Advent season on Sunday, Dec. 4.
Mandel will deliver the annual Schweitzer Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
The Hungry Hearts Tour brings the famed Shakespearean tragedy to Smith Auditorium.
Center for the Study of the Future of Education to Host Diana Reyna, Deputy Brooklyn Borough President
The talk continues the Center’s mission to highlight worldwide educational issues.
What do a saint and a heretic have in common? Plenty, according to Sean L. Field, Ph.D.
Megan Sexton, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Christine Poreba to Speak During Semester’s Major Author Reading Series
The trio of writers will read their works, then participate in a one-on-one discussion.
The fifth annual Student Engagement Lecture Series begins on Thursday, Sept. 8.
A weekend of events brought hundreds of former Manhattan College students to Riverdale.
From June 29 - July 2, some of the nation's brightest minds will come to the Riverdale campus.
A growing two-day conference hosted by the School of Business places Manhattan College as a thought leader in the field of business analytics.
Manhattan College's undergraduate class of more than 780 students capped the weekend's festivities on May 22.
The Spring Commencement exercises take place on Saturday, May 21 with the Undergraduate Commencement exercises to come on Sunday, May 22.
The Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools will address Manhattan College’s class of 2016 on May 22.
Poet to share her award-winning works on April 28.
On April 25, Fink will discuss her reporting at a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina struck.
After receiving dozens of business proposals, the Business School selected eight finalists to present their ideas Shark Tank style — in front of a panel of professors, peers, and business professionals — and compete for a grand prize of $250 in each category: business and social.
A labor and employment expert, Huq will discuss the role women are playing in the workforce and community in the U.S. and Bangladesh.
Renowned author of Venus Drive, Homeland and The Ask to speak at Manhattan College for the biannual reading series on March 31.
Peace Week 2016: Going Beyond Borders takes place March 7-10.
The two-day event, Feb. 29 – March 1, explores challenges in an age of extremism.
The author of What the Best College Students Do will lead a workshop on teaching and learning.
The president of the Duke Ellington Center for the Arts will lead a series of dance and musical performances in Smith Auditorium.
The president and CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corporation received the College’s medal of honor at this year's annual gala.
The representative of Ireland to the UN will visit campus and discuss the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Manhattan College hosts a forum on creating green jobs in its home borough.
The College’s Singers and Orchestra will conduct their seasonal performance, A Festival of Lessons and Carols.
Three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award to speak at Manhattan on “Jewish Women and Families during Kristallnacht.”
Award-winning author will share his work at Manhattan College on Nov. 19.
Prolific poet will read from her collection on campus.
The Broadway classic is a tribute to Joseph Leavey ’77, who lost his life in the 9/11 attacks.
A prominent Muslim-American activist, Linda Sarsour, will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday, Nov. 4.
Two championship teams and eight individuals make up the 2015 Hall of Fame class.
Prospective students and families invited to explore different College departments and programs.
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.
Former New York Gubernatorial Candidate Zephyr Teachout to Discuss the Influence of Money on Politics
Teachout will visit the Riverdale campus on Thursday, Oct. 15.
Students inducted into prestigious Epsilon Sigma Pi honor society during event.
Pope Francis stood before the United Nations on Sept. 25 to address a worldwide congregation that included prominent leaders, environmentalists, and Manhattan College students who listened to his historic speech on campus via a live telecast of the event.
New York City has a way of dwarfing historic moments in the contiguous and contagious movement of its 8 million-plus inhabitants. But from Sept. 24-25, even the Big Apple couldn’t overshadow the arrival of Pope Francis, as thousands stopped their daily activities to hear a word from or catch a glimpse of His Holiness. From faculty and administrators to students and alumni, the Manhattan College network was there to bear witness: in person, on campus and around the world.
On Sept. 18, more than 65 students from five schools presented a summer of discovery with support from faculty mentors.
In preparation for the Pope’s visit to the U.S. and New York City, members of the Manhattan College community share a special message with Pope Francis.
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.
More than a dozen teams went head-to-head in a two-phase contest at the first annual Business Analytics Conference and Competition (BAC@MC) hosted at Manhattan College from May 19-21. Judged by a panel of faculty advisers and practitioners, a team from Pace University reigned supreme and was awarded a $2,000 grand prize.
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.
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.
A leader in the financial services industry, Murray will give the keynote on May 16.
The leading Catholic scholar and peace activist will address Manhattan College’s graduating class of 2015 on May 17.
President Nishani will greet Manhattan College students and faculty as part of a three-day trip to the U.S.
Interior designer Anthony Baratta will speak at the college on April 28.
The day-long event will feature multiple speakers and topics in philosophy.
Kozol will deliver a lecture on race, poverty and inequity in urban schools on April 22.
Experts in slavery and human trafficking to present at conference on April 18.
Creative writer and storyteller to present his works at Manhattan College on April 16.
Kevin McBride, Ph.D., will discuss battlefield archeology of the Pequot War.
Stephen J. Pope and Michael Spezio to present at lecture on April 20.
Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and nonfiction writer Gianmarc Manzione ’02 will visit Manhattan College on March 26.
In light of the widely publicized deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and the social unrest that followed, the professors and students at Manhattan College recently organized a Racial Justice Teach-In to recognize and challenge structural racism and white privilege.
Payne will visit campus on March 25 and Kozol on April 22.
An esteemed poet and teacher, Fraser will visit campus on Feb. 18.
Kevin Ryan, CEO and president of Covenant House, to speak on Feb. 11.
The Tony Award winner will speak about a number of topics, including the start of his career as an entertainer after the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
Manhattan College will host four critically acclaimed writers, including one alumnus, during the spring semester.
The President of the New York Building Congress has managed major New York City construction projects and maintained growth in the industry.
The College honored Carbonell on Monday, Nov. 24 with a plaque unveiling ceremony.
The veteran actor and tenor will discuss his career and perform classic Italian and American songs.
Rosenblat will speak about her role on Orange is the New Black, an Emmy-nominated series on Netflix, and her nearly 40 years of acting and voice experience.
Several recent graduates headline outstanding 2014 class, including the all-time leading scorer in Manhattan College men’s basketball history.
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.
Prospective students and families invited to visit campus and explore different College departments and programs.
The former dean of the School of Business receives an honorary doctorate degree.
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.
Manhattan College’s M.A.R.S. program continues with Ben Marcus.
Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Interfaith Discussion on Current Events in the Middle East on Oct. 20
Religious leaders and scholars to lead open discussion entitled, Jews, Christians and Muslims: Challenging Extremism Today.
Duke University art history professor is part of Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholar Program in conjunction with the Costello Lecture Series.
Lee Hall is the first building on campus named after a woman.
The College’s Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will commence on Sept. 18 with writer Jen McClanaghan.
College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education CenterWelcomes Historian of Religion Charles H. Long
Charles Long to discuss the dilemmas of American religion on Sept. 11.
Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education (HGI) Center hosted a series of roundtable discussions among more than 100 religious leaders, scholars and individuals from New York City and the local community. The event was planned as a way to discuss and examine the current extremism, prejudice and violence occurring in the Middle East.
Graduates of Manhattan College, spanning the classes of 1949 to 2014, reconnected on campus for a weekend of events.
More than 1,000 Jaspers received their diplomas May 17-18, 2014, in Riverdale, N.Y.
During Reunion Weekend, Manhattan College’s detachment of AFROTC — the only one of its kind in New York City — celebrates more than 60 years on campus.
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.
Dominick Servedio, executive chairman of STV Group, will also receive honorary doctorate degree during May 17 ceremony.
Panel discussion followed by tour of rooftop garden on April 22.
College will present Carolyn Woo with honorary doctorate during ceremony.
Flirting with Danger examines cultural views on sexual assault and will show as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Ana Maria Laguna to discuss Cervantes’ "Don Quixote" at annual lecture.
As part of Manhattan College’s ongoing planning in the event of an emergency situation on campus, the College will conduct a scenario exercise on April 3.
The Manhattan College community gathered for a series of events, which promoted peace and understanding for a war-torn nation.
George Young to present book on Russian cosmism, a philosophical and cultural movement in Russia during the 20th century.
Gaiutra Bahadur, a frequent writer on the culture and politics of global migration, will discuss her 2013 book.
The College’s biannual Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will begin on March 12 with poet Kwame Dawes.
College’s Diversity Committee welcomes J.A.B. (Just Another Band).
Captain Allison DeVito will present Cost of War lecture on Feb. 27.
Alumnus Milo Riverso ’81 will receive medal on Jan. 23.
The Dec. 2 drill has been canceled due to the Metro North train derailment and will be rescheduled in 2014.
Members of the College community gathered to celebrate 40 years of coeducation at Manhattan with a special panel presentation.
Staff and administrators received recognition for their dedication to Manhattan College.
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.
The College’s Singers and Orchestra will conduct their seasonal musical performance, A Festival of Lessons and Carols.
Award-winning poet will read her works on Nov. 14.
Highest-ranking Hispanic in the New York Police Department Shares His American Dream with Campus Community
On Oct. 29, Rafael Pineiro, first deputy commissioner, visited campus as part of Manhattan College’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
On Nov. 4, prominent community-based environmental activists will deliberate on "New York City Sustainability Priorities: What Should the Next Mayor Do?"
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.
More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership at the Fall Honors Convocation.
Visual and performance artist Shaun “El C.” Leonardo will visit Manhattan College on Oct. 28.
Education students coordinate fun activities and trick-or-treat stops around campus.
The free event for high school juniors and seniors begins at 9 a.m. and includes a panel presentation, tours of laboratories, and a luncheon.
David Beamer will speak about the courage, honor and sacrifice his son, Todd Beamer, and the passengers aboard Flight 93 displayed on Sept. 11, 2001.
Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education CenterHosts Scriptural Reading Event
On Oct. 16, Jews, Christians and Muslims will gather to promote understanding and friendship.
Fall Open House for prospective students begins at 12 p.m., and includes an exhibition of College departments and campus tours.
Yale historian and author of “The Bet,” Paul Sabin, will discuss the deepening national conflict over the future of the planet.
Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush will discuss the crucially important issue of how religion is covered by the media.
College To Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s “Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy” in October
The four-day celebration from Oct. 20-23 marks 50 years since the Council sought to transform and renew liturgy in the Roman Catholic Church.
Nationally acclaimed memoirist, novelist, poet and editor will visit Manhattan College on Oct. 8.
The series features a visit from bestselling author Sonia Nazario and First Deputy Commissioner of the NYPD Rafael Pineiro.
The American Shakespeare Center To Perform Othello as part ofManhattan College’s Family Weekend on Oct. 18
The ASC brings one of Shakespeare’s great tragedies to campus.
On Sept. 25, Manhattan College continues the Costello Lecture series with historian and UCLA professor emerita Lynn Hunt, Ph.D.
Banu Koçer Reisman and Dila Çelik will discuss the recent protest in Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Square.
Major Authors Reading Series continues this fall with Mary Gaitskill, Jill Bialosky and Alicia Ostriker.
On Sept. 9, Manhattan College continues the Newman Lecture series with cultural historian and media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan, Ph.D.
Lineup includes book discussions by authors Ruth Boyd Sharone and John Connelly.
Expert on the Ethics and Culture of Hacking to Speak at Center for Ethics Inaugural Event on Sept. 19
Gabriella Coleman, author of “Coding Freedom: The Aesthetics and the Ethics of Hacking” will visit campus.
Authors Carol Gilligan and Lauren Weisberger to visit campus Sept. 9 and 10, and veteran and Olympian Melissa Stockwell, and television personality Michelle Beadle to speak Oct. 1 and 2.
Summer Literacy Institute brings Bronx high school students to campus for a weeklong college immersion program.
More than 100 students and educators from regional Lasallian high schools participated in a weeklong enrichment program.
More than 450 alumni reaffirmed College connections at the 144th 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.
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
From April 26-28, the Jaspers participated in the steel bridge-building and concrete canoe competitions
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
New tool encourages area residents to engage with campus
Notable Expert on Public Financial Institutions Will Deliver Gargano Lecture at Manhattan College on April 18
Thomas Stanton will discuss why some firms thrived and others failed following the recent economic collapse
Award-winning memoirist will read on April 24.
The annual Presidential Reception Celebrating Scholarship Donors and Student Recipients helps put faces to names.
Award-winning film profiles 20th century New York City artist
College will present Thornton with honorary doctorate during ceremony
Carol Berkin will address the role of women during U.S. Revolution on April 8
Manhattan College upholds its title as the first and longest-standing college to march in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Conference offers undergraduates from tri-state region the chance to discuss mathematics with their peers.
Lineup includes book discussions by authors Jasha Levi and Nina Wolff
Pollock will read from his award-winning poetry collection on March 26
Manhattan College President Selected as Featured Speaker at the Westchester Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Annual Dinner
Irish society will hold annual black-tie dinner on March 14
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.
Manhattan College to Mark 50th Anniversary of "Pacem in Terris" With Lecture Series, Library Exhibit
Pope John XXIII’s historic encyclical has deep ties to campus community
Schroff’s personal story about a chance encounter with a panhandler is uniquely inspiring
Award-winning author Stacie Berdan will offer tips on how to impress international job recruiters
Lyons Chamber Players, a professional chamber orchestra that modernizes classical works for today’s audiences, will travel to the Manhattan College campus next month to perform the world premiere of its new arrangement of Johannes Brahms’ Serenade No. 1 for violins, viola, cello double bass, flutes, clarinets, bassoon and French horns.
For the sixth consecutive semester, Manhattan College’s English department will host the Major Authors Reading Series (M.A.R.S.), starting on Thursday, Feb. 28, with a reading by award-winning author Josh Weil.
The blizzard that hit the region brought approximately 12 inches of snow to campus. As of noon on Saturday, Feb. 9 all campus paths and walkways are clear, including entrances to O'Malley Library, Draddy Gymnasium, the parking garage and all of the residence halls.All of the roads surrounding the College have been plowed, including Manhattan College Parkway. Members of the community who are on campus should continue to exercise caution as paths and walkways will continue to be slippery, especially when they refreeze overnight on Saturday.
Emmy-winning actor/singer will be accompanied by Broadway composer Frank Owens
Spring semester programming begins on Feb. 13 with activist and scholar Alan Richard.
Event marks College’s one-year anniversary as Fair Trade College.
College’s top fundraising event honors host of CBS’ The Talk and Big Brother.
Masch brings extensive financial and educational experience to the College.