Events

  1. Veterans Day parade

    Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols Returns to Campus

    The campus will celebrate the Advent season on Sunday, Dec. 4.

  2. Smith Auditorium

    Maud Mandel Discusses Current Relationship Between Muslims and Jews

    Mandel will deliver the annual Schweitzer Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 15.

  3. Romeo and Juliet

    American Shakespeare Center Touring Troupe Performs Romeo and Juliet on Campus

    The Hungry Hearts Tour brings the famed Shakespearean tragedy to Smith Auditorium.

  4. Diana Reyna

    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.

  5. Major Author Reading Series speakers

    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.

  6. Will Reeve, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Jason Collins

    Will Reeve, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller and Jason Collins Kick Off Annual Lecture Series

    The fifth annual Student Engagement Lecture Series begins on Thursday, Sept. 8.

  7. Reunion weekend

    Anniversary Jaspers Toast to Manhattan at 2016 Reunion Weekend

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

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    National Instructional Design and Delivery Conference Hosted at Manhattan College

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

  9. Manhattan College Business Analytics Conference winners

    At Second Annual Business Analytics Competition, Jaspers Take First

    A growing two-day conference hosted by the School of Business places Manhattan College as a thought leader in the field of business analytics.

  10. Commencement 2016

    Manhattan College Awards More Than 1,000 Degrees to Class of 2016

    Manhattan College's undergraduate class of more than 780 students capped the weekend's festivities on May 22.

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    Manhattan College Celebrates the 2016 Commencement Exercises

    The Spring Commencement exercises take place on Saturday, May 21 with the Undergraduate Commencement exercises to come on Sunday, May 22.

  12. Brother Robert Schieler, FSC

    Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, to Deliver Undergraduate Commencement Address

    The Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools will address Manhattan College’s class of 2016 on May 22.

  13. Jennifer Perrine

    Jennifer Perrine To Conclude Semester’s Major Author Reading Series

    Poet to share her award-winning works on April 28.

  14. Sheri Fink

    Pulitzer Prize Winner Sheri Fink to Deliver Annual Aquinas Lecture

    On April 25, Fink will discuss her reporting at a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina struck.

  15. Chaumtoli Huq

    Chaumtoli Huq, founder of Law@theMargins, To Speak at Annual Women and Gender Studies Lecture

    A labor and employment expert, Huq will discuss the role women are playing in the workforce and community in the U.S. and Bangladesh.

  16. Sam Lipsyte

    Major Author Reading Series Continues with Best-Selling Author Sam Lipsyte

    Renowned author of Venus Drive, Homeland and The Ask to speak at Manhattan College for the biannual reading series on March 31.

  17. Simon Adams, Ph.D. Delivers Annual Cost of War Lecture to Cap Peace Week

    Simon Adams, Ph.D. Delivers Annual Cost of War Lecture to Cap Peace Week

    Peace Week 2016: Going Beyond Borders takes place March 7-10.

  18. Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D.

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Abrahamic Religions Conference

    The two-day event, Feb. 29 – March 1, explores challenges in an age of extremism.

  19. Ken Bain

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

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

  20. Mercedes Ellington

    Mercedes Ellington to Visit Campus During Celebration of Black History Month

    The president of the Duke Ellington Center for the Arts will lead a series of dance and musical performances in Smith Auditorium.

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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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    Irish Ambassador David Donoghue to Speak on Campus on Dec. 2

    The representative of Ireland to the UN will visit campus and discuss the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

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    Bringing Sustainable Change to the Bronx

    Manhattan College hosts a forum on creating green jobs in its home borough.

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    Manhattan College’s Annual Christmas Concert Takes Place on Dec. 6

    The College’s Singers and Orchestra will conduct their seasonal performance, A Festival of Lessons and Carols.

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    NYU Professor Marion Kaplan to Deliver Annual Schweitzer Lecture on Nov. 16

    Three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award to speak at Manhattan on “Jewish Women and Families during Kristallnacht.”

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    Pulitzer Prize-Winner Adam Johnson to Conclude Fall Semester’s Major Author Reading Series

    Award-winning author will share his work at Manhattan College on Nov. 19.

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    Poet Joanna Klink To Present Her Works at Nov. 12 Major Author Reading Series

    Prolific poet will read from her collection on campus.

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    Performance of “The Guys” to Honor FDNY Lieutenant and Alumnus

    The Broadway classic is a tribute to Joseph Leavey ’77, who lost his life in the 9/11 attacks.

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    Racial Justice Teach-in Held to Increase Understanding of Racism

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

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    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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    Open House Takes Place on Sunday, Oct. 25

    Prospective students and families invited to explore different College departments and programs.

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    Major Author Reading Series Continues This Fall

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

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    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.

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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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    On Campus : 2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis

    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.

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    Manhattan College Bears Witness to the Pope’s 2015 Apostolic Journey

    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.

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    Research Scholars’ Presentations Highlight Student-Faculty Collaboration

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

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    Manhattan College Welcomes Pope Francis to New York City

    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.

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

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

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    Kelly Douglas ’15, Grace Hoffman ’15 Receive 2015 Gunn Medal

    For the first time, the College’s highest undergraduate student honor goes to two deserving seniors.

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    Class of 2015 Celebrates Commencement Ceremonies

    The College community, faculty, family and friends gathered from May 14-17 to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 1,000 students receiving master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering, Science, and Continuing and Professional Studies.

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    Cambodian Mathematician To Deliver Valedictory Address at 2015 Commencement

    Kimsy Tor ’15 receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

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    The Class of 2015: In Their Own Words

    As they turn their tassels, members of Manhattan College’s Class of 2015 reflect on the last four years and what it really means to be a Jasper.

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    Manhattan College Announces 2015 Commencement Speakers

    Eileen Murray '80 and David J. O'Brien will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.

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    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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    David J. O’Brien to Deliver Undergraduate Commencement Keynote Address

    The leading Catholic scholar and peace activist will address Manhattan College’s graduating class of 2015 on May 17.

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    Albanian President Bujar Nishani to Visit Manhattan College

    President Nishani will greet Manhattan College students and faculty as part of a three-day trip to the U.S.

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    World-Known Design Maven to Share Business Secrets

    Interior designer Anthony Baratta will speak at the college on April 28.

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    College to Host Conference Honoring Educational Philosopher Martin Buber

    The day-long event will feature multiple speakers and topics in philosophy.

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    Jonathan Kozol, Award-Winning Author and Longtime Educator, to Visit Campus

    Kozol will deliver a lecture on race, poverty and inequity in urban schools on April 22.

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    Manhattan College Stands Up for Social Justice at Anti-Slavery Conference

    Experts in slavery and human trafficking to present at conference on April 18.

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    Michael Garriga to Conclude Semester's Major Author Reading Series

    Creative writer and storyteller to present his works at Manhattan College on April 16.

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

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

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

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

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    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.

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

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

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    Major Author Reading Series Continues with Poet Gregory Fraser

    An esteemed poet and teacher, Fraser will visit campus on Feb. 18.

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    Manhattan College to Host Youth Homelessness and Human Trafficking Presentation

    Kevin Ryan, CEO and president of Covenant House, to speak on Feb. 11.

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    Famed Actor Ben Vereen to Visit for Black History Month 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.

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    Major Author Reading Series Returns This Spring

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

  61. College to Honor Richard T. Anderson at Annual De La Salle Dinner

    The President of the New York Building Congress has managed major New York City construction projects and maintained growth in the industry.

  62. Ruben Carbonell ’69 Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

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

  63. Dominic Chianese to Celebrate Italian Heritage on Wednesday, Nov. 19

    The veteran actor and tenor will discuss his career and perform classic Italian and American songs.

  64. Orange is the New Black's Barbara Rosenblat to Reflect on Acting Career on Wednesday, Nov. 19

    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.

  65. 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.

  66. Poet Erica Dawson

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

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

  67. Dr. Murray Baumgarten

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

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

  68. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College to Hold Open House on Sunday, Oct. 26

    Prospective students and families invited to visit campus and explore different College departments and programs.

  69. Robert Vizza

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

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

  70. 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.

  71. Novelist Ben Marcus

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

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

  72. Manhattan College Campus

    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.

  73. Manhattan College

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

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

  74. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Names Residence Hall Lee Hall

    Lee Hall is the first building on campus named after a woman.

  75. Jen McClanaghan

    Esteemed Authors To Visit Manhattan College this Fall

    The College’s Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will commence on Sept. 18 with writer Jen McClanaghan.

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    College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Welcomes Historian of Religion Charles H. Long

    Charles Long to discuss the dilemmas of American religion on Sept. 11.

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    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.

  78. Manhattan College Commencement

    Manhattan College Celebrates the 172nd Commencement Ceremonies

    More than 1,000 Jaspers received their diplomas May 17-18, 2014, in Riverdale, N.Y.

  79. Manhattan College AFROTC

    College Hosts Annual Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Commissioning Ceremony

    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.

  80. Valedictorian Kelly Keane

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

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

  81. Dominick Servedio

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

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

  82. Manhattan College

    College To Celebrate Earth Day with Panel Discussion on Urban Green Space

    Panel discussion followed by tour of rooftop garden on April 22.

  83. Carolyn Woo

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

    College will present Carolyn Woo with honorary doctorate during ceremony.

  84. Manhattan College Auditorium

    Manhattan College to Host Film Screening of Flirting with Danger on April 23

    Flirting with Danger examines cultural views on sexual assault and will show as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  85. Manhattan College

    Professor of Spanish Culture and Literature To Present at Cervantes Lecture on April 23

    Ana Maria Laguna to discuss Cervantes’ "Don Quixote" at annual lecture.

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    College to Conduct Emergency Drill with FDNY and Con Edison

    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.

  87. Peace Week

    Peace Week Examines The Future of Afghanistan

    The Manhattan College community gathered for a series of events, which promoted peace and understanding for a war-torn nation.

  88. George Young

    Critically Acclaimed Author To Speak at Manhattan College on Russian Cosmism

    George Young to present book on Russian cosmism, a philosophical and cultural movement in Russia during the 20th century.

  89. Gaiutra Bahadur

    Esteemed Journalist to Discuss Coolie Woman at Manhattan College on Wednesday, April 2

    Gaiutra Bahadur, a frequent writer on the culture and politics of global migration, will discuss her 2013 book.

  90. Kwame Dawes

    Distinguished Authors To Visit Manhattan College During Spring Semester

    The College’s biannual Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will begin on March 12 with poet Kwame Dawes.

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    J.A.B. To Perform at College’s Black History Month Luncheon on Feb. 18

    College’s Diversity Committee welcomes J.A.B. (Just Another Band).

  92. Allison DeVito

    Former JAG Officer in the U.S. Air Force To Speak at Manhattan College

    Captain Allison DeVito will present Cost of War lecture on Feb. 27.

  93. 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.

  94. Scholarship Recipients Connect with Donors on Campus

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

  95. 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.

  96. CBS Television Host Julie Chen Receives 2013 De La Salle Medal

    College’s top fundraising event honors host of CBS’ The Talk and Big Brother.