Government

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    30-and-Under Alumni Thrive in Government Careers

    Four recent graduates from Manhattan College prove that a staunch commitment to our cities and the nation can yield success in the professional sphere.

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    College Hosting Debate on New York State Constitutional Convention on Sept. 26

    Representatives from opposing sides will debate on the upcoming vote.

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    Alumna Partners with the NYPD to Get Struggling Teens on the Right Track

    As the founder of NYC Together, Dana Rachlin ’08 is reshaping communities by helping build positive relationships between Brooklyn police officers and local teenagers.

  4. 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. 

  5. Ambassador Kamau

    Kenyan Ambassador Speaks to Government Students About World Peace

    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.   

  6. Jaena Sigue

    Jaena Sigue ’18 Named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

    An environmental science major, Sigue was honored for her work in advocating for local causes and strengthening the Bronx community.

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    Community-Based Learning Helps Grow Culture of Service at Manhattan College

    Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.

  8. United Nations

    Renowned Writer Corey Robin to Examine Conservative Political Tradition

    Robin will deliver a presentation on The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump.

  9. Manhattan College campus

    College Hosts Discussion on Impact of Trauma on the Bronx Cambodian-American Community

    On Thursday, Feb. 16, Joyce Wong, Khamarin Nhann and Nuwan Jayawickreme will speak on the impact of genocide and migration.

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    Model UN Team Earns Distinguished Delegation Award

    Manhattan College represented the United States at the National Model United Nations Conference in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 11-13 and earned a Distinguished Delegation Award.

  11. Election Day is on November 8.

    Government Faculty Members Analyze 2016 Election

    Government faculty members Pamela Chasek, Margaret Groarke and Jonathan Keller share their thoughts on the 2016 election, as the campus discusses the issues raised throughout the campaign.

  12. 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.

  13. Manhattan College campus

    Brendan Murphy '19 Receives Gaeltacht Summer Award To Study in Ireland

    Lindenhurst, N.Y., resident will study the Irish language in the Gaeltacht regions of Ireland.

  14. 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.

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    Faculty Weigh in On Flint Contamination Crisis

    The Manhattan College community heard perspectives from several College faculty members at the Crisis in Flint: A Panel Discussion event on March 22.

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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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    Manhattan Earns Highest Honor at International Model UN

    Eight Manhattan College students earned an outstanding delegation award – the highest award a group can receive – at the National Model United Nations international conference in Olomouc, Czech Republic during Thanksgiving week. 

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    Pamela Chasek Earns Sigma Iota Rho Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

    An expert in international policy and climate change, the longtime Manhattan College professor is recognized by the international studies honor society.

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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.

  20. Chasek introduces the sustainable development goals

    Chasek Discusses International Development Policy From Front Lines

    On Sept. 8, Chasek presented on the process of sketching out the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among 194 countries.

  21. a student reads the constitution aloud

    Manhattan Gives Voice to the U.S. Constitution

    This year, the Manhattan College community took to the sun-drenched Quad to reflect on this enduring document. One by one, over the course of an hour, students, faculty and administrators volunteered to read passages from the text from beginning to end, bringing each word of the Constitution and its 27 amendments to life.

  22. Sustainable September

    College Hosts Sustainable September to Focus on Climate Change

    Driven by the papal encyclical, the month-long series of events tackles several current environmental issues.

  23. Syed Shabab, Mahamoud Diop

    Inside the United Nations: Two Students Take On Summer Internships

    International studies majors report to the United Nations headquarters to attend intergovernmental meetings and prepare briefs that often go directly to mission ambassadors.

  24. students pose in front of united nations building in nyc

    MUN Delegation Brings Home Three Accolades

    Twenty-five Manhattan College students brought home three awards from the 2015 National Model United Nations conference in midtown from March 29 - April 2. 

  25. 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.

  26. Anthony Amiano

    Communication Student is Likely Youngest Elected Official in Westchester County

    Once a Valhalla Viking and now a Manhattan Jasper, Anthony Amiano ’15 advocates for education reform as a member of the Valhalla School Board.

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    Father of Flight 93 Hero To Speak at Manhattan College on Oct. 22

    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.

  28. Thomas Stanton

    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

  29. Alberto Morgante

    Manhattan College Student Presents Engineering Research to Members of Congress

    Alberto Morgante, one of 60 undergraduates selected for prestigious academic convention, builds miniature tunnels and exposes them to explosions to simulate potential terrorist attacks

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    Government Course Puts Students in Control at United Nations

    Each spring, Manhattan College students are immersed in international policy with a visit to UN headquarters in New York City and a docket of issues to resolve.

  31. Jennifer Garcia

    Student Shines in Albany as State Assembly Intern

    Jennifer Garcia ’13 excels in prestigious legislature internship program with Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal

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    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

  33. New York City

    Power in the City Course Immerses Students in New York City

    GOVT 222 takes students out of the classroom and into the city with weekly trips to historic locations throughout New York City.