Faculty Accolades

  1. Chemistry lab

    Biochemistry Professor Receives NIH Grant to Study Genetic Integrity

    Bryan Wilkins, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Biochemistry department, is working on chromatin remodeler complexes in living cells.

  2. Keith Brower presenting David Bollert with Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Students Support Bollert to Receive Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    A faculty member in the philosophy department, Bollert is highly regarded by his students and peers.

  3. Carissa Harris, Ph.D.

    Carissa Harris, Ph.D., to Deliver 16th Annual Costello Lecture

    A Manhattan College faculty member will also receive the annual Costello Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  4. Deep Foundations Institute

    Engineering Faculty Member and Two Students Recognized by DFI Educational Trust

    Manhattan College is the only school nationwide with two student scholarship recipients.

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    Endowed Biology Chair Champions Student Research in the Sonoran Desert

    Professor Lance Evans tracks the decline of a Southwest American symbol with the help of student researchers. 

  6. Pamela Chasek at the United Nations

    Chasek Commemorates 20 Years of Model UN in Closing Remarks

    Longtime adviser and co-founder of Earth Negotiations Bulletin encourages students to think globally but act locally. 

  7. Lois Harr

    Lois Harr Receives John F. Hurley, S.J. Commendation for Work with Catholic Relief Services

    Harr has spearheaded on-campus efforts with Catholic Relief Services and Fair Trade organizations.

  8. Professors from the College scout research and study abroad opportunities with Bethlehem University.

    College Faculty Find Inspiration in Bethlehem

    Faculty from the Schools of Business, Engineering and Liberal Arts spent Jan. 1-9 forging research and other academic partnerships with students and faculty at Bethlehem University, Palestine, and meeting prominent leaders and NGOs in Bethlehem, Hebron, and Jerusalem, including the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

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    Just keep swimming: Professor connects her passion to everyday spirituality

    Michele Saracino, Ph.D., professor and chair of religious studies, is researching swimming as a spiritual practice, relating our connection with water to our interactions with God and others in everyday life. 

  10. Brother Augustine Nicoletti, FSC

    Brother Augustine Nicoletti, FSC Appointed President of Ethiopian Catholic University

    After 13 years at Manhattan College, Brother Augustine will lead the Ethiopian Catholic University of Saint Thomas Aquinas.

  11. Andrew Skotnicki

    Andrew Skotnicki, Ph.D., Receives Costello Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Religious studies professor has been a member of the College’s faculty since 2002.

  12. Manhattan College quadrangle

    Center for the Study of the Future of Education Introduces Two New Directors

    Corine Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. and Lisa Toscano, Ed.D. will lead the Center.

  13. Paul Droubie

    With Tokyo 2020 on the Horizon, History Professor Shares Expertise on Japan’s Olympic History

    After the Rio Games, media interested in the next Summer Games have turned to Manhattan College’s Paul Droubie, Ph.D.

  14. Mark Pottinger

    Mark A. Pottinger, Ph.D. One of 23 Scholars to Receive Berlin Prize for 2016-17 Academic Year

    Pottinger is the first Manhattan College faculty member to receive the prestigious Berlin Prize.

  15. Karen Nicholson

    Karen Nicholson Named Dean of School of Education and Health

    As an associate professor, Nicholson has helped the school thrive for more than two decades.

  16. Cheryl Harrison

    Cheryl Harrison Appointed Dean of School of Continuing and Professional Studies

    During Harrison’s time at Manhattan, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies has developed into a vital pillar of the College.

  17. 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.

  18. Walter P. Saukin, Ph.D., receives award

    Walter P. Saukin, Ph.D., Honored for Work with Summer Engineering Program

    Longtime engineering professor directs popular and comprehensive program for high school students.

  19. Richard Kirchner, Ph.D.

    Richard Kirchner, Ph.D. Receives Senior Scientist Mentor Award

    The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation honors Manhattan College's Richard Kirchner, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry.

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    Br. Patrick Horner Receives Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Nominated by one of his students, Br. Patrick is honored for 38 years of service to Manhattan College.

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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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    Matthew McManness Appointed Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial Officer

    McManness brings 36 years of experience to the position.

  23. Jennifer Edwards

    History Professor Jennifer Edwards Receives the 2015 William Koren, Jr. Prize

    Edwards honored for article in the Journal of Medieval History.

  24. 3d replication

    Engineering Professor Creates Technology to Replicate Rare Pieces of Antique Instruments

    Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D., in collaboration with the University of Connecticut, is revolutionizing the history of music with the replication of rare antique instrument parts using a 3-D printer.

  25. Dr. Bridget Chalk

    Passports and Expatriates: Professor Reveals a Paradox of the Modernist Movement

    ‘Modernism and Mobility,’ a new book by Manhattan College professor Bridget Chalk, Ph.D., investigates the peculiar relationship between documentation and the individual.

  26. Small Batch Book Cover

    Visiting Professor of English Explores Contemporary Craft Industry Through Creative Nonfiction

    Suzanne Cope, Ph.D., published a new book “Small Batch: Pickles, Cheese, Chocolate, Spirits and the Return of Artisanal Food”

  27. Arno Kolz

    Psychology Department’s Arno Kolz Receives Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Nominated by his students, the longtime Manhattan College professor was honored at the annual Costello Lecture series.

  28. William Walters

    College Names William H. Walters as Executive Director of Library

    Walters will oversee the Mary Alice and Tom O’Malley Library.

  29. Virtually Sacred Book Cover

    Professor Investigates Connection Between Virtual Worlds in Video Games and Religion; Fosters Student Research and Publications

    Robert Geraci releases new book on how video games might play a role in the religious options of modern life and publishes paper with student as a result of NSF grant.

  30. History Professor Julie Pycior

    History Professor Julie Leininger PyciorPublishes Book on Mexican-American Activism

    Award-winning author and historical adviser releases new book.

  31. Maria Maust-Mohl

    Manhattan College Professor Hears Call of the Wild

    Maria Maust-Mohl, professor of psychology, and a leading authority on animal communication and behavior, hopes to learn more about the sounds animals make and how the environment affects these sounds for species in zoos and in the wild.

  32. Brennan O'Donnell

    President Receives Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award

    Brennan O’Donnell receives prestigious literary award on June 4.

  33. Brennan O'Donnell

    President Elected to ACCU’s Board of Directors

    Brennan O’Donnell elected to Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Board of Directors.

  34. Brother Scanlan

    Saint Mary’s University to Honor Former College President

    Brother Thomas Scanlan and Christian Brothers leaders to receive honorary doctorate degrees on Feb. 13.

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    Environmental Engineering Professor Inducted into AAEES

    Robert Sharp, Ph.D., P.E., was recently recognized as a Board Certified Environmental Engineer.

  36. Tim Ward

    Dean of Manhattan College’s School of Engineering Accepted as Fellow of Environmental and Water Resources Institute

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will recognize Tim Ward as a Fellow at the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress.

  37. Br. Francis Bowers

    Brother Francis Bowers Celebrates 50-Plus Years of Service

    Br. Francis’ longtime and wide-ranging service helped shape the future of Manhattan College

  38. Faculty Recognition Convocation

    Manhattan Honors Longtime Educators at 2013 Faculty Recognition Convocation

    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.

  39. Brennan O'Donnell

    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

  40. Rostislav Konoplich

    Manhattan College Physicist Contributes to Landmark Scientific Discovery

    Rostislav Konoplich, Ph.D. travels to and from Geneva to collect data from the Large Hadron Collider as part of the team working on the Higgs boson discovery.

  41. John Wilcox

    Manhattan College Theologian Releases Book Forecasting the Future of Catholic Higher Education

    Manhattan College theologian John R. Wilcox, professor emeritus of religious studies, recently published a book outlining the challenges Catholic colleges and universities face with diminishing numbers of clergy members on campus.

  42. Charles Geisst, Ph.D.

    Manhattan College’s Charles Geisst Publishes Financial History Book

    Financial historian Charles Geisst, Ph.D., Ambassador Charles A. Gargano Professor of Economics and Finance at Manhattan College, will publish his 19th book, Beggar Thy Neighbor: A History of Usury and Debt, on March 4. Beggar Thy Neighbor recounts the major debt revolutions of the past to the most recent financial crises.