Two recent grads prepare for the Catholic priesthood, as one becomes a Brother.
Lasallian & Catholic Mission
An interdisciplinary program has given neighboring high school students a taste of potential STEM careers and an early look at higher education.
On Sunday, Dec. 10, Manhattan College’s singers and orchestra will perform popular Christmas carols and Advent hymns.
The group came together with other young people to address timely issues in the context of Catholic faith tradition.
West will give a lecture titled “Depression, Racism and the Environment.”
Nearly 100 Manhattan College students canvassed Riverdale on Nov. 5 to clean up adjacent streets.
A former program manager for food security, Nichols will speak on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
The chair of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth, Heschel is the keynote speaker at the College’s annual Schweitzer Lecture on Nov. 7.
The new program will bring together students from six Lasallian colleges and universities.
From May - August, five seniors from Palestine lived on campus and became part of the College community as active participants in the Summer Research Program at Manhattan.
As the founder of NYC Together, Dana Rachlin ’08 is reshaping communities by helping build positive relationships between Brooklyn police officers and local teenagers.
Jasper alumni Steve Smith ’89 and Stephanie (George) Minister ’91 serve on the Board of Directors of the United States Foundation for the Children of Haiti.
Fr. Franks is the newest member of Manhattan College’s campus community.
More than 120 education professionals from Pakistan to Papua New Guinea visited Manhattan College in June to attend the Buttimer Institute, an annual program that delves deeper into the aspects of our Lasallian Catholic heritage.
Business students traveled to the Amazon to research sustainable development.
Over the past three years, a homegrown Veterans Success Program has provided a way for student veterans to acclimate to college life and find their place among peers.
The students will continue the College’s mission of service and social justice.
The Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal is one of the College’s highest undergraduate honors.
As their time at the College comes to an end, the Class of 2017 plots points on a map of the world — from Riverdale to Reykjavik — to share with us where their favorite Jasper moment took place.
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.
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.
50 years ago this month, a landmark peace education conference at Manhattan College was lauded by esteemed educators, a U.N. official, and even the Pope.
Chris Hoey ’17 shares his personal thoughts on the Lenten season, the seventh in a series of reflections from Manhattan College faculty, students and staff on their journey toward Easter.
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.
Nelson da Luz ’15, ’16 (M.S.) shares his personal thoughts on the Lenten season, the sixth in a series of reflections from Manhattan College faculty, students and staff on their journey toward Easter.
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.
Manhattan College will host several events inspired by the legacy of John Baptist de La Salle.
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.
Brother Jack Curran, FSC, vice president for mission, shares his personal thoughts on the Lenten season, the fifth in a series of reflections from Manhattan College faculty, students and staff on their journey toward Easter.
The two-week Lasallian retreat will take place this summer.
Julia Galdiz ’17 shares her personal thoughts on the Lenten season, the fourth in a series of reflections from Manhattan College faculty, students and staff on their journey toward Easter.
Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.
Erica Rebussini ’17 shares her personal thoughts on the Lenten season, the third in a series of reflections from Manhattan College faculty, students and staff on their journey toward Easter.
Harr has spearheaded on-campus efforts with Catholic Relief Services and Fair Trade organizations.
John Fiore ’17 shares his personal thoughts on the Lenten season, the second in a series of reflections from Manhattan College faculty, students and staff on their journey toward Easter.
Brother Robert Bimonte, FSC, Lasallian in residence at Manhattan College, provides a reflection on Ash Wednesday. It is the first of a series of reflections from Manhattan College faculty, students and staff on their Lenten journey.
School of Business students created a business and marketing plan for the store, enhancing offerings to the College community.
Manhattan College will host a series of events surrounding the antiwar movement.
Manhattan College students are working with the Northwest Bronx Resource Center to assist the local community with their income taxes.
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).
Fr. Bryan Massingale will speak about cross-racial solidarity within the Catholic Church.
After 13 years at Manhattan College, Brother Augustine will lead the Ethiopian Catholic University of Saint Thomas Aquinas.
In December 2015, Pope Francis called for an extraordinary jubilee year, setting it apart from the ordinary cycle of jubilees, or holy years, which are called every 25 years in the Catholic Church.
White is Manhattan College’s first Mitchell Scholar.
Twenty-four members of the Manhattan College community traveled to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota for the fifth annual International Symposium on Lasallian Research in September.
Two things Manhattan College is well known for – social action and its engineering program – came together this summer to help solve water issues around the world.
Manhattan College's Summer Research Program includes five students working on Lasallian-focused research projects, plus a collaboration with students from Bethlehem University.
Manhattan College students will serve in the Lasallian tradition following Commencement.
John Abbatangelo '16 and civil and environmental engineering professors are partnering with The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park to contribute to the Wetland Stewardship for a Healthier Bronx project.
A communication and government double major, Heinitz is recognized for her leadership and service to the College community.
Freshman honored as one of 218 community-engaged students to receive prestigious award.
A Mass and ceremony on Apr. 7 celebrated the installation of windows illuminating the life and work of Saint John Baptist de La Salle.
The event took place on campus on Thursday, April 7.
More than 100 events during April will highlight the College’s continual commitment to its founding mission.
The student-organized event invited College students and faculty, as well as members of the community, to discuss topics that focused on ways of improving the world and your sense of self.
The Manhattan College president will serve on the board of the Lasallian university in Illinois.
Peace Week 2016: Going Beyond Borders takes place March 7-10.
Faculty, students and alumni are making a difference in a wide range of settings, locally and globally.
The two-day event, Feb. 29 – March 1, explores challenges in an age of extremism.
Praying Lent: College Hosts Faith Workshop, Meditations and Other Opportunities to Reflect with Fellow Lasallians
Jaspers celebrate the Easter season with events that remind us of our Catholic identity.
The Manhattan College senior is active in the community while performing well in the classroom and excelling for the Jaspers' softball team.
Business students work with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the Northwest Bronx Resource Center for the rest of tax season.
The Manhattan College president emeritus was honored by Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Jenifer Martin ’17 will study abroad in Madrid after receiving the award.
Manhattan’s alumni magazine, M, and the Mentor Program brought together three likeminded communication majors to give back.
Thirteen Manhattan College students recently presented their research projects at the 2015 Saint Mary’s University International Symposium on Lasallian Research in Minneapolis. In addition, several Manhattan professors attended the conference to share their research and findings along with the students from Sept. 27-29.
A series of events will take place around campus in October to raise awareness about sustainable labor practices in the free market.
Manhattan’s faculty experts and administration weighed in on the papal visit to give a global context to this historic event.Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D.Assisant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith (HGI) Education Center
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.
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Serving a rural village in Central America, Melissa (Blythe) Altman ’06 and her family are operating programs for local children in an effort to better their futures.
Since 1988, Br. Robert has made a wide-ranging impact on his alma mater.
Six students to take on year-long volunteer positions; one to enter Catholic seminary.
For the first time, the College’s highest undergraduate student honor goes to two deserving seniors.
The School of Science and CURES to host events beginning on April 15.
Biology major one of 201 community-engaged college students to gain prestigious honor.
As the campus celebrates Mission Month this April, the College reflects on some of Manhattan’s many mission-inspired works that occurred throughout the year.
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.
The new Campus Ministry event series seeks to foster discussions about faith.
The College’s Campus Ministry and Social Action office is working to expand local service programming for students.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, Manhattan College students will volunteer at several sites across the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.
Manhattan College’s HGI Center will focus on the Holocaust and its lingering effects throughout the 2015 spring semester.
The Manhattan College alumnus has served as a longtime board member at the Fresh Air Fund.
Catholic Relief Services recognizes Manhattan College’s commitment to social justice through a wide range of student-led programs and events.
A group of Jaspers were immersed in the culture and education of the Central American country through one of the College’s newest L.O.V.E. trips.
Using their expertise on water filtration systems, two students and their professor visited a Lasallian school and Brothers community to advise on infrastructure.
Manhattan College’s Lasallian Leaders who were in town as part of a three-day service retreat with De Sales Service Works this fall. By cleaning streets and renovating parks, 16 students worked to instill hope in a community where potable drinking water is scarce.
In an effort to combat anti-Islamic propaganda, the College welcomed a Russian delegation working to advance the rights of Muslims in Russia. Students, faculty and administration joined them for a campus tour and roundtable discussion in O'Malley Library.
Three students and their professional mentor traveled to the village of Mbirbua on the first of five trips to build a bridge for the community.
Eight faculty and administrators from Manhattan College joined more than 120 academics from the international Lasallian network to discuss the characteristics of Lasallian research at the 3rd international Lasallian Research Symposium from Sept. 28-30.
Manhattan's 60+ student clubs, organizations and honor societies take Jaspers from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to the top of the George Washington Bridge.
Anthony DiCesare, Tegan Nelson, Carlos Orbe, Ivy Seraphin and Kathleen White will begin a year of service this fall.
College will present Carolyn Woo with honorary doctorate during ceremony.
During a weeklong multifaceted study abroad experience in Havana, Cuba, more than a dozen Jaspers discover Lasallian resolve after 50 years of restricted religious practice.
In April, Manhattan College celebrates Mission Month, an affirmation of events and activities that highlight ways that Jaspers bring to life the hallmarks of our Lasallian heritage.
With the help of fellow Jaspers, Perry Rizopoulos ’13 started Save Your City, a charitable clothing line that donates supplies to disadvantaged schools in the community.
Brennan O’Donnell elected to Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Board of Directors.
Four years after the earthquake, Manhattan College helps rebuild with L.O.V.E.
The highly competitive program consistently recruits Jaspers to lead a nationwide educational revolution in low-income communities.
Eileen F. McEntegart, a former member of Manhattan College’s board of trustees, died on Dec. 29.
Staff and administrators received recognition for their dedication to Manhattan College.
Manhattan College is sending donations, water filters and prayers to the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.
Brother Jack Curran ’80, FSC, joins the College this month.
On Sept. 24, Carol Geary Schneider discussed the value of integrative educational practices at the collegewide faculty meeting.
This summer, members of the College community joined fellow Lasallians to work toward the future of the mission.
Muriel Siebert, a 15-year member of Manhattan College's board of trustees, dies at the age of 84.
More than 100 students and educators from regional Lasallian high schools participated in a weeklong enrichment program.
In hopes of becoming an ophthalmologist like his father, Jerry D'Aversa ’14 traveled to Grenada to assist with sight-restoring surgeries.
Recipients of the James Patterson Scholarship take on new challenges with degrees in hand.
Megan McShane, Kathryn Merry, Clare O’Connell and Kathleen O’Malley will begin a year of service this fall.
Twelve undergraduates join 190 others across the country to help make a difference
For the fourth consecutive year, Manhattan College business students partnered with the IRS to provide free tax preparation services to low-income families in the Bronx.
Event marks College’s one-year anniversary as Fair Trade College.