Jasper Stories

  1. Fall Campus

    Manhattan College’s Society of Physics Students Wins Outstanding Chapter Award

    The chapter's accomplishments and activities during the 2022-2023 academic year led to the  coveted recognition.      

  2. Model UN Team

    Manhattan College Students Participate in Model UN Conferences in Both Washington D.C. and Erfurt, Germany

    The students represented the Russian delegation in Washington and the United States delegation in Germany.       

  3. Fed Challenge Team

    Manhattan College Economics Team Named a Regional Finalist in Prestigious College Fed Challenge

    The team presented a sophisticated model of the macroeconomics forces facing the Federal Reserve.      

  4. ACE Day Event

    Manhattan College Hosts ACE Mentor Day

    The ACE Day event was attended by 129 guests, including 66 high school students.      

  5. Judith Plaskow

    Pioneering Jewish Feminist Theologian Judith Plaskow Inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame

    The  professor emerita of religious studies spent more than three decades teaching at Manhattan College.      

  6. James Patterson

    Manhattan College Honors Rising Stars with James Patterson ’69 Scholarships

     The best-selling author continues his legacy of philanthropy and support for students.      

  7. Bart Horn

    Manhattan College Physics Professor Receives $135,000 NSF Grant to Study Early Universe Cosmology

      Bart Horn, Ph.D., wants to create opportunities for undergraduates and introduce a new generation of researchers to the field  

  8. Fall Campus

    Manhattan College Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Announced

    Six individuals and one team will be honored on November 11.      

  9. De La Salle Third Floor Dedication

    The O'Malley School of Business at Manhattan College Unveils Transformation of Third Floor, De La Salle Hall

    The renovations bring a learning environment that combines modern aesthetics with the latest in educational technology.       

  10. Pride Center

    Pride Center Set for Grand Opening on October 11

    The center will serve as a gathering place and supportive environment for the campus LGBTQ+ community.      

  11. Wyatt Madej

    Manhattan College Systems Administrator Receives First Charlie Bender Scholarship

    The scholarship will help Wyatt Madej ’21, ’24 (MBA) further his education in supporting research computing systems and advanced cyberstructure.      

  12. Parisa Saboori

    Mechanical Engineering Professor Receives Outstanding Student Section Advisor Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

    Parisa Saboori has provided guidance and support to the Manhattan College ASME student section for six years.      

  13. Women's Basketball Team

    Manhattan College Women's Basketball Earns Top 25 Academic Honors from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)

    The recognition shows that the Jaspers are a force to be reckoned with both on the court and in the classroom.      

  14. Winston Peters

    Program Director of Manhattan College’s Entrepreneurship Center Appointed to the Bronx Economic Development Corporation

    Winston Peters ’02, is one of five new members chosen at the non-profit organization.       

  15. Dr. Milo Riverso

    Manhattan College Names Milo Riverso, Ph.D., P.E. as its New President

    Dr. Riverso succeeds Brother Daniel Gardner, FSC, to become the College’s 21st president.      

  16. John Ng

    Nine Civil Engineering Students Receive ACEC Scholarships

    The Manhattan College students were awarded a total of $34,500.      

  17. Manhattan College ESPN+ Crew

    Communication Department Students Nominated as Finalists for the College Sports Media Awards

    It was the College’s first nomination.      

  18. Analytics Team

    Students Focused on International Food Safety and Security at the Eighth Annual Business Analytics Competition

    Manhattan College hosted 23 teams and 88 students.      

  19. Undergraduate Commencement

    Manhattan College Celebrates the Class of 2023 at Undergraduate Commencement

    Celebrated chef and television host Lidia Matticchio Bastianich delivered the Commencement address and Alixandria James ’23, was the graduating class valedictorian.      

  20. Ali James

    Alixandria James ’23 Receives Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal

    James has spent her four years in college serving others and excelling academically.     

  21. Graduate Commencement

    Manhattan College Celebrates the Class of 2023 at Graduate Commencement

    Former FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro delivered the Commencement address and Oscar Leon ’21, ’22 (M.S.) was the graduating class valedictorian.      

  22. School of Liberal Arts Celebration

    Liberal Arts Alumni Honored at First Annual Alumni Celebration

    The John Paluszek ’55 First Generation Student of Excellence Scholarship Announced   

  23. Ali James

    Alixandria James ’23 Named Undergraduate Valedictorian

    A public health major and Truman Scholar, James will be the student speaker at Undergraduate Commencement.      

  24. Manhattan College Model UN Team

    Manhattan College Represents Ukraine at 2023 National Model UN Conference

    The conference helps students build critical professional and personal skills.   

  25. Mock Trial Team

    New Mock Trial Team is on the Case at Manhattan College

    The team recently participated in its first national competition.     

  26. AFROTC

    Air Force ROTC Program at Manhattan College Declared a Viable Program by the U.S. Department of the Air Force

    The program reached all five of its goals to achieve viability.   

  27. Fall Community Engagement Fair

    Community-Campus Collaboration is an Opportunity to Build Long-Lasting and Successful Partnerships

      These partnerships provide major benefits for both Manhattan College students and for the organizations that employ them.   

  28. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Receives Truth Initiative Grant and Pledges to Go Tobacco and Vape-free

    Vaping continues to be a serious health threat as e-cigarette use remains at epidemic levels.   

  29. Jose Minaya

    Jose Minaya '94 Appointed to the Manhattan College Board of Trustees

    The Nuveen CEO is responsible for the company’s day to day operations and grew up in Washington Heights   

  30. Congressman Michael Lawler and Skylar Rossi

    Congressman Michael Lawler '09 Returns to Manhattan College to Discuss 2023 Congressional Agenda With Students

    The freshman representative spoke about a variety of issues at the February event.

  31. Dominique Whyte

    Chemical Engineering Student Wants to Break Negative STEM Stereotypes

    Dominique Whyte ’25 is also passionate about her research in sustainable energy and development.   

  32. James Patterson

    Newest Class of James Patterson ’69 Scholarships Awarded at Manhattan College

    The best-selling author continues supporting students at his alma mater.   

  33. Portrait photo of Miguel Díaz-López ’20

    Miguel Díaz-López ’20 Awarded NASA and Department of Defense Fellowships

    The Manhattan College alumnus will work alongside NASA scientists and mentors at the organization’s facility as he researches spacecraft landings.

  34. Portrait photo of Paris Lecleir ’24

    Paris Lecleir ’24 Receives Critical Language Scholarship to Study Swahili

    Lecleir receives a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Swahili in Tanzania during the summer of 2022.

  35. Portrait photo of Ashley Reddington ’22, ’22 (MBA)

    Scholarship Helps Accounting Major Stay at the College She Calls “Home”

    Ashley Reddington ’22, ’22 (MBA) is awarded the Linda M. and Peter M. Musumeci Jr. Foundation Inc. Scholarship to assist students enrolled in the O’Malley School of Business during their junior and senior years.

  36. Eunice Nazar at the Spring Honors Convocation

    Eunice Nazar ’22 Receives Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal

    Nazar has spent her four years in college serving others and excelling academically.

  37. Rachel Bowers smiling on campus

    Rachel Bowers ’22 (M.A.) Named Manhattan College’s Graduate Valedictorian

    Bowers will graduate with a master’s degree in school counseling.

  38. Haley O'Connell sitting in classroom

    Haley O’Connell ’18, ’19 (M.S.) Brings Special Education Background to Nearby Public School

    O’Connell currently teaches at P.S. 81, minutes away from campus.

  39. Jessie Rising posing with a Jaspers-branded softball

    Jessie Rising ’22 Named Undergraduate Valedictorian

    A biology major and captain of the Jaspers’ softball team, Rising will be the student speaker at Undergraduate Commencement.

  40. Brennan O'Donnell, Alixandria James, Rani Roy, Brother Daniel Gardner, FSC

    Alixandria James ’23 is First Manhattan College Student to Earn Truman Scholarship

    James is one of 58 students nationwide to be named a 2022 Truman Scholar.

  41. Portrait photo of Ahmid Mohammed Murtada

    Ahmid Mohammed Murtada ’22 Earns Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

    Murtada will travel to Venice, Italy, in the spring.

  42. Sydney Harwood holding a soccer ball

    Sydney Harwood ’21, ’22 (M.S.) One of 10 Finalists for NCAA Senior CLASS Award

    The women’s soccer standout has a chance at the top honor given to a women’s soccer scholar-athlete.

  43. Micaela Beatty portrait photo

    2021 Education & Health Graduate One of Three Students Nationwide to Win Award

    Micaela Beatty ’21 received a distinguished service award from the Phi Epsilon Kappa honor society.

  44. Portrait photo of Ally Mejia

    Ally Mejia ’22 Selected for Television Academy Foundation’s Summer Fellows Program

    A first-generation college student, Mejia is one of 50 students selected from across the country.

  45. Photos of Gunn medal winners Nadia Itani and Matt Sweeney

    Nadia Itani ’21, Matt Sweeney ’21 Are the 2021 Gunn Medal Recipients

    The Gunn Medal is one of the College’s highest undergraduate honors.

  46. Photo of Jeremy Capuder in front of house

    Jeremy Capuder ’21 is Class of 2021 Valedictorian

    Capuder will be the student speaker at the 2021 Undergraduate Commencement.

  47. Miguel Diaz-Lopez sitting on canal

    Miguel Díaz-López ’20 is the Student Speaker at 2020 Undergraduate Commencement

    Díaz-López is currently enrolled in the mechanical engineering Ph.D. program at Johns Hopkins University.

  48. Matt Padre holding his baseball bat

    Matt Padre Selected as Candidate for Senior CLASS Award

    Padre, an accounting major, is on track to graduate in May of 2021 and carries a 3.94 grade point average.

  49. Luke Hanson holding a lacrosse stick

    Luke Hanson Selected as One of 20 Nationwide Nominees for Senior CLASS Award

    The men's lacrosse standout and current graduate student has earned a 4.0 GPA in three semesters.

  50. Shayla Gramajo wearing mask

    Shayla Gramajo '22 Advocates for Students and Patients During the Pandemic

    A biology major and chemistry minor, Gramajo is gaining first-hand healthcare experience.

  51. Courtney Warley taking a jump shot in basketball game

    Courtney Warley ’21 Named One of 30 Nationwide Nominees for Senior CLASS Award

    A double major in finance and management, Warley is one of the top players on the women’s basketball team.

  52. Photo of Lorenzo Luciano ’21'

    For Business Student, Scholarship Links Italian Heritage with Academic Goals

    Scholarship links academic goals for business student Lorenzo Luciano ’21's to his Italian heritage.

  53. Ellen Farrelly smiling in Manhattan College's bookstore holding a teddy bear dressed in a graduation gown.

    Ellen Farrelly ’20 Receives Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Alumni Medal

    Ellen Farrelly ’20 has been awarded Manhattan College’s Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Alumni Medal.

  54. Matthew Sweeney smiling and wearing a green jersey.

    Matthew Sweeney First Jasper to Receive Udall Foundation Honorable Mention

    Matthew L. Sweeney ’21, a civil engineering major, is the first Manhattan College student to receive a prestigious honorable mention from the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation.

  55. emma kaishian smiling on stage with president o'donnell

    Emma Kaishian ’19 Is Working to Make a Difference in Public Health

    Kaishian is preparing for a career in the public health by pursuing a master’s degree in health policy at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

  56. Photo of Civil engineering major Clio Chen ’21

    With the Help of a Burde Scholarship, Chen Constructs a Bright Future

    Civil engineering major Clio Chen ’21 laughs now when she remembers struggling with the physics concepts in her sophomore year Statics course.

  57. Headshot photo of Nicholas Rogalewski

    Nicholas Rogalewski ’20 is First Recipient of Con Edison Scholarship

    A Bronx resident, Rogalewski is an electrical engineering major and mathematics minor.

  58. Tyler McCloskey portrait photo

    Young Alum Soars into Career with Military Jet Engines

    Using his degrees in aerospace and mechanical engineering, Tyler McCloskey '17, '18 (M.S.) helps manage the military sector of his new career.