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Lasallian & Catholic Mission

  1. 2024 Gargano lecture with Martin J. Gruenberg

    FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg Inspires Civic Engagement and Public Service at Manhattan College's Annual Gargano Lecture

    The O'Malley School of Business hosted the annual Gargano Lecture series on Wednesday, February 28 featuring Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

  2. Dorothy Day accepted DD medal from then college president

    Manhattan College Dedicates the Dorothy Day Center

    His Eminence, Cardinal Timothy Dolan Will Give the Blessing

  3. Kelly Marin

    Kelly Marin, Ph.D, Recognized as a Distinguished Lasallian Educator for 2023

    The Manhattan College interim associate provost was chosen for demonstrating the Lasallian characteristics of empathy, wisdom, honesty and humility.    

  4. Dorothy Day Art

    RADICAL ACTION Art Show Sheds Light on Dorothy Day's Inner World

    Manhattan College's O'Malley Library Gallery hosts exhibit inspired by social activist.     

  5. Karen Vahey

    A Festival of Lessons and Carols Ushers in Advent with Annual Time-Honored Tradition

    Manhattan College Singers and Orchestra return with timeless sounds of the season at this year’s holiday celebration.      

  6. 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.    

  7. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Recognized as One of the Top Colleges in the Country by The Princeton Review

    For the eighth consecutive year, Manhattan has been ranked as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates and best colleges in the Northeast region.    

  8. Manhattan College Campus

    Money Selects Manhattan College as One of the Best Schools in the Northeast

    The personal finance digital publication ranks Manhattan in its top tier of private institutions and Catholic colleges in the region.    

  9. Cupola

    Manhattan College Statement on Supreme Court Decision

    The College reaffirms its commitment to maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus student body.    

  10. 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.    

  11. Pax Christi Awards Ceremony

    Professor of Religious Studies Receives Prestigious National Peacemaker Award

    Kevin Ahern was cited for his worldwide peacemaking efforts.    

  12. Angelus Bell Ceremony

    The Blessing of the Angelus Bell Celebrates Historic Moment for Manhattan College

    The ceremony was part of the College’s 100 years in the Riverdale section of the Bronx commemoration.    

  13. 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.    

  14. Ali James

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

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

  15. Kelly Marin Wins Distinguished Lasallian Award

    Kelly Marin Honored with 2022-23 Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award

    Colleagues describe her as a deserving recipient who is highly trustworthy and ethical.  

  16. Fair Trade

    Spring Fundraiser at Manhattan College Provides Educational Access toWomen and Girls Throughout the World

    The Lasallian Women of Hope Fundraiser will run through May 8.  

  17. Brother Daniel Gardner and Michael Wirth

    Annual De La Salle Medal Dinner Raises a Record $3.6 Million for Manhattan College

    Chevron chairman and CEO Michael K. Wirth was the 2023 honoree.  

  18. Manhattan College Cupola

    First Laudato Si Day at Manhattan College Will Present Activities Focusing on Sustainability and Environmental Justice

    Manhattan is part of a worldwide community of colleges and universities that are committed to addressing  growing environmental challenges.  

  19. Criminology Class

    Manhattan College to Introduce New B.A. in Criminology Major in Fall 2023

    Criminology classes will have a particular emphasis on social injustice and inequality that impact low-income communities.  

  20. 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.  

  21. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Establishes a New School of Health Professions

    The school will help prepare its students for careers in high-demand health fields.  

  22. Brother Dan Gardner

    Manhattan College President Seeks to Revive Community in Higher Education

    Even as president, Brother Daniel Gardner, FSC eats lunch every day in the school cafeteria and regularly walks the campus, where he engages with students, faculty and staff.

  23. Picture of Michael and Aimee Kakos with Brother Daniel Gardner FSC President of Manhattan College

    2022 Year in Review

    Here we revisit the most memorable moments of 2022, a year of new beginnings and innovation.

  24. George Sheehan Statue

    Christian Brothers Academy Dedicates Statue to Manhattan College Track and Field Legend

    George Sheehan dedicated much of his life to the pursuit of excellence as a competitive runner

  25. Sr. Mary Ann Jacobs, Sr. Remegia Kushner and Fatima Carvalho-Gianni

    Sister Remigia Kushner and Sister Mary Ann Jacobs Honored for their Contributions to Catholic Education

    Their careers in education at Manhattan College have been dedicated to leadership and service.

  26. Fr Jack Rathschmidt

    Manhattan College Commemorates Advent Afternoon of Reflection

    Presentations guide faculty and staff on preparing the spirit and soul for Christmas.

  27. Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation Awards $828,000 to Manhattan College STEM Students

    Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation Awards $828,000 to Five Manhattan College STEM Students to Pay for Tuition

    Gift Creates the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Scholarship Fund at Manhattan College.

  28. Christmas wreath on campus

    Manhattan College Holiday Fundraiser to Benefit Lasallian Women of Hope

    From now until December 12, FairTrade Caravans will be receiving donations to take a stand against child labor and promote safe working conditions

  29. Thomas Scarangello

    Manhattan College Announces Two Major Administrative Appointments

    Colette Geary, ’82 has been appointed interim vice president for mission and strategic initiatives and Kevin Cavanagh, ’96 ’00 is named the new vice president of enrollment management.

  30. Chapel of De La Salle and his Brothers

    A Festival of Lessons and Carols Returns for Annual Celebration of the Season at Manhattan College

    College Singers and Orchestra perform holiday classics and Christmas hymns.

  31. Dorothy Day receives the De La Salle Medal

    Manhattan College Establishes the Dorothy Day Center

    The Catholic activist is currently being considered for sainthood.

  32. Christian Brothers Academy Lincroft students visit the School of Engineering

    Lasallian High School Students Spend a Memorable Day at Manhattan College

    Students from Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft visited the College’s STEM facilities

  33. Rendering photo of Student Veterans Center

    Manhattan College to Offer Scholarships to Students from Lasallian Middle and Secondary Schools

    Manhattan College is offering a $2,000 scholarship to admitted first-year students who plan to attend Manhattan College and have graduated from a Lasallian middle or secondary school.

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. Portrait photo of Brother Jose Francisco Flores Gamio, FSC

    Brother José Francisco Flores Gamio, FSC, Elected to Board of Trustees

    For 38 years, Brother Francisco has built a distinguished career in the educational sector.

  37. Group helping move furniture into refugees' new home

    Students and Faculty Partner with Neighbors to Resettle Family of Afghan Refugees

    Students worked with a local coalition to welcome a family of seven to the U.S.

  38. Mission Month banners

    Mission Month Celebrated Throughout April

    More than 30 events are scheduled during April that reflect the College’s Lasallian heritage.

  39. Photo of CBA Albany students in front of Kelly Commons

    Manhattan College Builds Connections with Fellow Lasallian Schools

    Students from Christian Brothers Academy in Albany visited the College’s STEM facilities.

  40. Peace pole on campus

    Peace and Justice Week Begins with Annual Dorothy Day Lecture

    Melissa Cedillo, Colleen Dulle and Eileen Markey will participate in a panel discussion on March 29.

  41. Ali James on campus

    Alixandria James ’23 One of 173 Students Nationwide Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

    James is recognized for her commitment to public health.

  42. Students at Fair Trade table

    Manhattan College Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting Fair Trade on Campus

    In 2012, Manhattan became the first Fair Trade Campus in New York City.

  43. Photos of Rebecca Kranich and Doriz Yari

    Two Manhattan College Students Set to Join Virtual Encounter with Pope Francis

    As part of the current synodal process, Pope Francis will talk with college students on Feb. 24. 

  44. Portrait photo of John Desmarais

    John Desmarais ’85 to Receive 2022 De La Salle Medal

    Desmarais is the founding partner of Desmarais LLP, an intellectual property law firm.

  45. Yearbook photo of Father Joseph Nearon

    Father Joseph Nearon ’50, SSS: A Leader Among Black Catholics

    Nearon was a pioneer in early integration efforts surrounding intercollegiate athletics, student government and Catholicism.

  46. Kevin Ahern speaking to group

    Kevin Ahern Closes Chapter as International President of Catholic Lay Movement

    Pope Francis recognized the work Ahern has done in international Catholicism.

  47. Previous photo from Lessons and Carols

    Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols Back in Person on December 5

    Manhattan College’s singers and orchestra will perform holiday favorites.

  48. Students in front of donated school supplies

    Beta Alpha Psi Helping Students and Teachers Get Back to the Classroom

    Students have pitched in to raise money for school supplies as classrooms fill up this fall.

  49. Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers

    Discussion on How Immigrants Have Impacted the Church Set for October 6

    Deborah Kanter, Ph.D., has chronicled the impact that Mexican immigrants have had on Catholic parishes in Chicago.

  50. Photo of produce growing in a garden

    Rooftop Community Garden Serves as Launching Pad for New College Readiness Program

    Local high school students are earning college credits while learning sustainable practices in their backyard.

  51. 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.

  52. Students cleaning up VCP

    Student Veterans Organization Receives Local Community Service Award

    The Irving Ladimer award honors those who have volunteered personal time to improve lives.

  53. Kerianne Costello portrait photo

    A Trio of Jaspers Continue Postgraduate Service Tradition

    Three Manhattan College students are moving on to opportunities with national service organizations.

  54. 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.

  55. De La Salle statue on quadrangle

    Lasallian Education Symposium on De La Salle’s Feast Day

    Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies, will be the keynote speaker.

  56. Blue skies over quadrangle

    Women’s History Month at Manhattan College

    Led by the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, the College hosted several events during March.

  57. De La Salle statue on campus

    Manhattan College Extends its “Mission Month” throughout the Semester

    Reflecting on faculty published scholarship, students engage in dialogue and reflection.

  58. Portrait photo of Eunice Nazar

    Eunice Nazar ’22 Named One of 212 Newman Civic Fellows Nationwide

    Nazar has interned at Mekong NYC in support of the Bronx community.

  59. O'Malley School of Business entrance

    O’Malley School of Business Working to Strengthen Financial Literacy in Young People

    Manhattan College faculty and students are working to help each other build a strong financial foundation.

  60. Peace pole standing outside Smith Auditorium

    Peace Pole Dedication to Cap Peace and Justice Week

    The events will take place virtually and at a safe distance during the final week in February.

  61. Campus quadrangle

    Top 40 Under 40: Matt Sweeney ’21 to Earn Irish Echo Award for Community Leadership

    The Manhattan College senior has spearheaded a number of initiatives on and around campus.

  62. Mehnaz Afridi standing in front of HGI Center banner

    Six HGI Events Begin with Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27

    The HGI Center will also host an interdisciplinary teach-in on white nationalism on February 2.

  63. De La Salle statue on campus

    Lasallian Higher Education Network Focuses on Advocacy and Social Justice

    The group is providing leadership opportunities for young people engaged in justice work across the region.

  64. Photo of Smith Auditorium

    Message from the President: Storming of the Capitol Building

    A statement from President O'Donnell on the events of January 6.

  65. man speaking to crowd of people at higgins building dedication event

    2021 Year in Review

    Here we revisit the most memorable moments of 2021, a year that helped us return to the people and places we love at Manhattan College.

  66. nate garcia in a lab wearing his white coat

    2020 Year in Review

    As one Manhattan College community, we rose to the many challenges of 2020 and celebrated our victories together.

  67. green holiday wreath with red bow in front of brick building

    Merry Christmas from Manhattan College!

    As we spend time with our families, remember your family here. Wishing everyone in our Manhattan College family a Blessed Christmas.

  68. woman with face mask holding hand sanitizer bottle

    One Manhattan Ambassadors Encourage Healthy Habits on Campus

    During their service hours, student and employee volunteers deliver face masks, hand sanitizer and reminders on the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  69. Portrait photo of Julie Leinginer Pycior

    Julie Leininger Pycior, Ph.D. to Deliver Annual Dorothy Day Lecture

    The Manhattan College professor emeritus will reflect on Day’s life on November 8.

  70. Top of Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers

    Study Shows Catholic Colleges Provide Unmatched Return on Investment

    Catholic institutions offer students a higher ROI than other private and liberal arts colleges just 10 years after degree completion.

  71. John Baptist de La Salle statue on campus

    Brothers of the Christian Schools Provides COVID-19 Relief Grants to Member Schools

    The District of Eastern North America donated $200,000 to Manhattan College and other member institutions.

  72. Smith Auditorium as seen from O'Malley Library

    Manhattan College Recognizes Fair Trade Month

    Events scheduled from October 8-28 celebrate our status as a Fair Trade College.

  73. Smith Auditorium as seen from O'Malley Library

    Just Peace Students Receive Peacemaker Award from New York State Group

    The group has worked to raise on-campus awareness for the peace and justice movement.

  74. HGI Center event from November 2019

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

    The fall calendar begins on Sunday, Sept. 27 with an information session on the Uyghurs.

  75. Campus quadrangle and sky

    Tuesday, September 22: Manhattan College to Host Shoe Strike for Climate Justice

    The event will take place on the main campus quadrangle.

  76. nate garcia working on experiment in laboratory at Pfizer Inc

    Nate Garcia ’18 Researches Potential Vaccine for COVID-19

    The School of Science alumnus is on a team of researchers developing a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.

  77. aerial shot of manhattan college campus

    Message from the President on International Students | July 10, 2020

    A statement from President Brennan O'Donnell on the recent policy update from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with new guidelines and requirements for international students.

  78. Sunset over the Quadrangle

    Blood Drive at Manhattan College: Thursday, July 9

    There is an urgent need for blood in the Bronx and the surrounding area.

  79. Hayden Greene portrait photo

    Manhattan College to Co-Sponsor Lasallian Dialogue on Responding to Racism

    The virtual event will take place on Thursday, June 25 at 3 p.m. Eastern.

  80. college seniors being recognized on stage at ceremony

    College Recognized As Top School for Service

    The distinction comes from the Catholic Volunteer Network.

  81. 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.

  82. Photo of Skotnicki, Coll smiling in office

    Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Provides Support for E3MC Program

    A grant from the foundation supports the criminal justice education initiative.

  83. members of student newspaper the quad holding up newspapers

    The Quadrangle keeps students informed during COVID-19

    The student-run campus newspaper delivers news online and on social media during the pandemic.

  84. Rachel Roca with panoramic background

    Rachel Roca ’21 One of 396 Students Nationwide to Receive Goldwater Scholarship

    Roca is a mathematics major in the School of Science.

  85. Isabel Quinones in the library

    Graduating senior Isabel Quinones '20 (B.S./M.S.Ed.) shares a love letter to Manhattan College

    The childhood/special education major reflects on her time at Manhattan, showing gratitude for all that has been and looking forward to the future.

  86. Gayatri Gopinath portrait photo

    Women’s Week Events Begin on March 3

    The celebration begins with Gayatri Gopinath delivering the annual Women and Gender Studies lecture.

  87. Volunteers at UNHP assisting with tax returns

    Manhattan College Students Help Bronxites Navigate Tax Season

    Nearly 40 Manhattan College students are volunteering to help neighbors file their taxes.

  88. Anthony Fernicola receives De La Salle medal alongside Stephen Squeri, Brennan O'Donnell and Kenneth Rathgeber

    Salesforce President and Chief Customer Officer Anthony Fernicola ’78, ’82 (MBA) Receives De La Salle Medal

    The dinner raised a record $2.6 million to support Manhattan College students.

  89. Chapel roof at sunset

    Manhattan College to Host Five Events During Peace and Justice Week

    The week’s programming will explore people who are doing good in the world. 

  90. De La Salle statue in shadows

    Sister Norma Pimentel on Crossing Borders: A Catholic Response to Migration

    Sister Pimentel will address the relationship between immigrants along the Texas-Mexico border and the Catholic Church on February 19.

  91. the quadrangle on a sunny day with brightly colored flower boxes and students walking around

    2019 Year in Review

    The year 2019 was defined by progress and new beginnings, student achievement and reflection. Learn about the most exciting events of the year on campus.

  92. Crowd at 2019 De La Salle dinner

    Anthony Fernicola ’78, ’82 MBA to Be Honored at 2020 De La Salle Medal Dinner

    Fernicola is currently the president and chief customer officer at Salesforce.

  93. Students holding signs supporting issues in Washington, D.C.

    Students Join Lasallian Peers at Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

    The group worked with other Lasallian students and organizers to advocate for social justice in the Catholic faith tradition.

  94. Manhattan College singers performing at Lessons and Carols

    Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols Takes Place on December 8

    Manhattan College’s singers and orchestra will perform holiday favorites.

  95. Staff from La Salle Academy in New York City pose for a photo

    #300LaSalle: Celebrating 10 Years of the District of Eastern North America

    Manhattan College hosted a gathering of local Lasallian ministries on November 8.

  96. woman with hijab holding ice cream next to woman with black shirt in front of glass door

    Fair Trade Month at Manhattan College

    From October 9-30, the College will host events celebrating fair trade on campus.

  97. Headshot of Rev. James Martin, SJ

    Manhattan College to Host Rev. James Martin S.J. on Monday, Oct. 7

    The conversation will focus on building a bridge between the LGBTQ+ community and Catholic Church.

  98. John Baptist de La Salle statue in shadows

    #300LaSalle: Paul Mariani '62

    Throughout the year, the Manhattan College community will reflect on the meaning of the Lasallian tradition.

  99. Invest in the Vision Capital Campaign thumbnail

    Manhattan College Celebrates Public Launch of Capital Campaign

    The $165 million effort aims to enhance facilities, grow the endowment and enhance student aid. 

  100. De La Salle Chapel windows

    Mobile Site Gives Guided Tour of De La Salle Chapel Windows

    Visitors can view the stained glass windows that trace the history of the College’s founder.

  101. Manhattan College faculty and staff in Bethlehem

    #300LaSalle: Cory Blad, Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Sociology

    Throughout the year, the Manhattan College community will reflect on the meaning of the Lasallian tradition.

  102. Mehnaz Afridi at podium in O'Malley Library

    Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., to Receive Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Afridi is a widely recognized interfaith scholar and dynamic classroom presence.

  103. Statue of John Baptist de La Salle on campus

    Manhattan College Hosts the 2019 Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies

    Participants explore Lasallian heritage in immersive three-year experience.

  104. Students inside Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center

    #300LaSalle: The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center

    Throughout the year, the Manhattan College community will reflect on the meaning of the Lasallian tradition.

  105. Entrance to O'Malley School of Business

    O’Malley School of Business Faculty Receive Grant for Financial Literacy Initiative

    Manhattan College faculty are working to enhance finance knowhow for students and the greater Bronx community.

  106. Students on stage at baccalaureate mass

    Manhattan College Graduates Taking on Postgraduate Service Opportunities

    Six graduating seniors will join service programs across the country.

  107. Emma Kaishian receives the Gunn Medal from President Brennan O'Donnell

    Emma Kaishian ’19 Awarded Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Alumni Medal

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

  108. Angela Alaimo O'Donnell and Brennan O'Donnell

    O’Donnells to Receive Honorary Degrees at Misericordia University

    The Manhattan College president and his wife have close ties to the university.

  109. Sherry Swartwout with son

    #300LaSalle: Mechanical Engineer, Student Veteran Sherry Swartwout ’19

    Throughout the year, the Manhattan College community will reflect on the meaning of the Lasallian tradition.

  110. male and female student crowd around circular object

    After Hurricanes, Chemical Engineering Students Lead Puerto Rico Relief Effort

    Graduating seniors Giuseppe Costanza and Samantha Rosado led a year-long relief effort in Puerto Rico beginning in 2017.

  111. three women stand together holding brown clipboards

    Ed & Health Majors Make Safety a Priority

    Graduating seniors Jordyn DiCostanzo, Emma Kaishian and Caroline Kane helped conduct a walkability assessment this semester in Yonkers that prioritized street safety for children and the disabled. 

  112. women sits at desk with green wall behind her

    Students from Bogotá, Colombia Visit Manhattan College

    Their visit from April 14-20 strengthened an academic partnership between Universidad de La Salle and the College.

  113. De La Salle statue on Manhattan College quad

    #300LaSalle: One Heart, One Commitment, One Life

    From April until November, members of the Manhattan College community will reflect on the meaning of the Lasallian tradition on campus.

  114. Mission Month banners on quad March 2019

    Living Lasallian: Mission Month During the Jubilee Year

    In 2019, Lasallians around the world commemorate 300 years after De La Salle.

  115. group of women in room talking together

    Women's Week at Manhattan College

    A series of events aims to celebrate and empower women in our Lasallian Catholic community.

  116. woman with glasses watches male teacher as he explains lesson in laboratory

    Biochemistry Major Explores the Future of Medicine

    Aspiring DNA cancer researcher Shereen Chaudhry aims to one day prevent the risk of certain human genetic diseases. 

  117. Top of chapel on Smith Auditorium

    Manhattan College to Host Six Events During Peace and Justice Week

    The week's programming will explore institutions that have participated in unethical behavior.

  118. Student helping neighbor file taxes online

    O’Malley School of Business Students Helping Bronxites Prepare Tax Returns

    Students are helping their community while gaining hands-on experience.

  119. Manhattan College president Brennan O'Donnell presents John McAvoy with De La Salle medal award.

    Con Edison CEO John McAvoy ’80 Receives De La Salle Medal

    Con Edison will also create an endowed scholarship for a Manhattan College student in the STEM field.

  120. students standing behind flint sign in grass

    Standing Together with Flint

    A winter break volunteer experience in Michigan helped business student and graduating senior Olivia Gartland understand the reality of the Flint water crisis.

  121. Brother Jack Curran with students in Kelly Commons

    Manhattan College a Tight-Knit On-Campus Faith Community

    Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., is spotlighting on-campus faith communities in a new book.

  122. High school students with Manhattan College professors

    Summer Engineering Program Provides Insight on College Courses

    Rising high school juniors and seniors have the chance to learn about Manhattan College’s STEM programs.

  123. The president and others holding shovels at the Higgins Center groundbreaking

    2018 Year in Review

    2018 Year in Review

  124. Panelists at Refugee Migrant Education Conference

    International Contingent Shares Best Practices at Refugee and Migrant Education Conference

    Manhattan College hosted the three-day event focused on higher education’s role in refugee and migrant education.

  125. Students on LOVE trip

    Join Us on Giving Tuesday

    For the fourth consecutive year, Manhattan College joins the Giving Tuesday movement, an international celebration of giving.

  126. 300 years of the Lasallian Mission

    Celebrating 300 Years of the Lasallian Mission

    The Manhattan College community dedicates a community artwork to commemorate the life and legacy of St. John Baptist de La Salle for the Tercentenary.

  127. Student veterans at map of the world

    Religious Studies Course Welcomes Student Veterans

    An introductory religious studies course helps student veterans transition to college life.

  128. Student lighting candle during memorial for Pittsburgh victims

    80 Years after Kristallnacht, HGI Center Continues to Shine Light on Antisemitism

    Prior to the annual Schweitzer Lecture, students lit candles to remember victims of the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh.

  129. Matthew Billings prior to New York City marathon

    Graduate Student Completes NYC Marathon in Ongoing Service Effort

    Matthew Billings carries on the Lasallian mission through running.

  130. Lessons and Carols singers

    College Community to Celebrate A Festival of Lessons and Carols on December 2

    The annual on-campus Christmas tradition includes songs of the season.

  131. Refugee Migrant Education Conference poster

    November Conference to Highlight Global Initiatives in Refugee and Migrant Education

    Manhattan College will host the conference from November 15-17.

  132. Female students looking at literature

    Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center Opens on Campus

    The Center will foster research, scholarship, and student discussion about gender, sexuality and embodiment within the Lasallian tradition.

  133. Student at club fair

    The Top 5 Things All Manhattan College Students Should Know

    From Yelping the greatest slice of New York City pizza near campus to balancing your academic and extracurricular interests.

  134. An image of students standing in park holding shovels.

    Arches Students Become Part of New York City

    While living together in a community in Lee Hall, freshmen in the Arches program take one class together per semester that incorporates service projects and cultural excursions in New York City.

  135. Kaiyun Chen at Catholic Relief Services lobbying effort

    Two Students Join Catholic Relief Services on Capitol Hill

    Kaiyun Chen ’19 and Tim Gress ’19 advocated with local representatives on international issues.

  136. An image of female professor and student looking at plants in greenhouse

    Summer Research Discoveries

    Students from all five undergraduate schools are conducting Manhattan College research in 2018.

  137. Painting from Refugee Migrant Education Network

    November Conference to Highlight Global Initiatives in Refugee and Migrant Education

    Manhattan College will host the conference from November 15-17.

  138. Dr. Kirchner pointing to data on screen and speaking to students.

    Student-Faculty Collaboration: Visualizing the Unseen

    Richard Kirchner, Ph.D., a School of Science professor emeritus who has inspired generations of Jaspers, continues crystallography research with students.

  139. Buttimer Institute participants at the 2017 session.

    The Buttimer Institute Returns to Manhattan College

    The College will host the annual Lasallian conference for the second consecutive year.

  140. Seniors pursuing service opportunities honored at Mass

    Five Students Receive Volunteer Opportunities After Graduation

    Five members of the class of 2018 have been accepted at service-based organizations.

  141. Alannah Boyle receiving Gunn Alumni Medal

    Gunn Medal Goes to Alannah Boyle ’18 for Her On-Campus Leadership, Service

    The Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Alumni Medal is known as Manhattan College’s most prestigious undergraduate award.

  142. Photo of Ryan Quattromani, Micaela Bishop and Jean Rincon

    City Council Recognizes Students for Efforts in Neighborhood Relations

    Micaela Bishop ’18 and Ryan Quattromani ’18 have worked closely with the surrounding community.

  143. An image of a group of students posing together on campus.

    College Volunteers Lead City-Wide Outreach During Mission Month

    Students and faculty spent the month of April volunteering in New York City. In doing so, they carried out the Manhattan College mission, which inspires us to lead and serve our community.

  144. Mission Month banner at Kelly Commons

    Mission Month to Celebrate United Lasallian Heritage

    During the month of April, Manhattan College will host more than 100 events that reflect its mission and heritage.

  145. Manhattan engineers pose in front of Colegio De La Salle in Puerto Rico.

    Manhattan Engineers Launch Water and Solar Project in Puerto Rico

    A team of Manhattan chemical engineering students construct a plan to bring power and clean water to a Lasallian grade school in Puerto Rico.

  146. Campus quad at sunset

    Lenten Reflection: Lois Harr

    Throughout Lent, Manhattan College's students, faculty and staff will reflect on the season.

  147. Students engage with each other at club and activities fair on campus.

    Student Activities at Manhattan College

    Ranging from the cocurricular to the performing arts, Manhattan’s vast selection of clubs and organizations helps like-minded Jaspers connect.

  148. Students at rooftop garden on parking lot top level.

    Reilly Rebhahn’s Community Service Leads to Newman Civic Fellowship

    A history and peace studies major, Rebhahn is an active leader on campus.

  149. De La Salle statue in shadows

    Lenten Reflection: Brother Robert Bimonte

    Throughout Lent, Manhattan College's students, faculty and staff will reflect on the season.

  150. Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge at sunset.

    Building Bridges, Connecting Jaspers

    Manhattan College alumni contribute to the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the largest bridge in New York State history.

  151. Student on LOVE trip with infant

    Top Five Alternative Spring Break Plans for Manhattan College Students

    While some students hit the beaches for a week in March, others travel to offbeat locations.

  152. Female student looking at screen.

    Women's Week at Manhattan College

    From March 18 - 24, the College will host a series of events that aim to address women's issues worldwide, and empower women in their personal and professional lives.

  153. Student assisting Bronx resident with taxes

    With Tax Season Here, Students Help Bronx Residents File and Get Returns

    Students in the O’Malley School of Business continue to volunteer in the borough.

  154. Students entering campus

    Lenten Reflection: Julie Leininger Pycior

    Throughout Lent, Manhattan College's students, faculty and staff will reflect on the season.

  155. Tim Gress in library

    Lenten Reflection: Tim Gress

    Throughout Lent, Manhattan College's students, faculty and staff will reflect on the season.

  156. High school engineers at Manhattan College

    Summer Engineering Program Introduces High Schoolers to College-Level Classes

    Manhattan College’s long-running engineering awareness program returns to campus in June.

  157. Quadrangle in snow

    Peace Week at Manhattan College

    From February 11-27, the College will host a series of events focused on peace efforts.

  158. Photo of Students Visiting United Nations

    Brendan Pastor, Associate for the United Nations PRME Secretariat, Visits Campus to Discuss Ethics in Management Education

    A leader in the international organization will speak at the College on February 21.

  159. College leadership at 2018 De La Salle Dinner

    Annual De La Salle Medal Dinner Toasts Eileen Murray ’80, Hon. D.Sc. ’15

    The event helps support high priority programs such as student scholarships and financial aid.

  160. Two paintings from Bethlehem Beyond the Wall exhibition.

    Palestinian Artists Capture Bethlehem’s Storied Past and Present in Striking New Campus Exhibit

    Bethlehem Beyond the Wall, a multimedia exhibition, will be on view at the College from Monday, Feb. 19 to Tuesday, Feb. 27.

  161. Bethlehem Beyond the wall exhibit example

    Exhibit Brings Stories of Everyday Life in Bethlehem to New York

    The exhibition will take place on campus from February 19-27.

  162. Crowd laughing at Scatterbomb performance.

    Laughing Their Way to the Top: College Students Find Confidence in Comedy

    Students involved in the extracurricular improvisational comedy troupe Scatterbomb develop the social prowess to excel both personally and professionally.

  163. Photo of food at January 2018 event

    Student Life Groups Use Social Media Sharing to Combat Food Waste

    Student Life departments take to Twitter, Instagram to alert students of available food.

  164. Photo of Eileen Murray, De La Salle dinner honoree

    Eileen Murray ’80, Hon.D.Sc.’15 to be Honored at Annual De La Salle Medal Dinner

    The Co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates, Murray will be the guest of honor at the College’s largest annual fundraising event.

  165. Nativity scene outside Miguel Hall on campus

    Katherine Byrne '20 Reflects on Advent

    A Manhattan College sophomore reflects on Advent and the meaning of Christmas.

  166. Alumna Natalie Kovac '07 shares insight with students.

    Women Become Accomplished Engineers in Manhattan’s Full-Service Mentoring Community

    Mentors have proven to be an invaluable resource for female engineering alumni, faculty and students. 

  167. A group of Christian Brothers pose together in front of a red brick building

    Alumni in Faith: Three College Graduates Make Christianity their Life's Work

    Two recent grads prepare for the Catholic priesthood, as one becomes a Brother.

  168. Instructional design and delivery students

    Students Learn Ins and Outs of Daily Teaching, Instructional Design

    An interdisciplinary program has given neighboring high school students a taste of potential STEM careers and an early look at higher education.

  169. Lessons and Carols 2016

    Festival of Lessons and Carols to Ring In Christmas Season

    On Sunday, Dec. 10, Manhattan College’s singers and orchestra will perform popular Christmas carols and Advent hymns.

  170. Ignatian Family Teach-In

    Students Advocate on Capitol Hill for Social Justice Reforms

    The group came together with other young people to address timely issues in the context of Catholic faith tradition.

  171. Catholic Relief Services at Manhattan College

    Phi Beta Kappa Chapter to Host Paige West at Annual Cardinal Newman Lecture

    West will give a lecture titled “Depression, Racism and the Environment.”

  172. Community cleanup day

    Students Launch Community Cleanup Day in Riverdale

    Nearly 100 Manhattan College students canvassed Riverdale on Nov. 5 to clean up adjacent streets.

  173. Catholic Relief Services at Manhattan College

    Samuel Nichols of Catholic Relief Services to Lead Discussion on Humanitarian Efforts

    A former program manager for food security, Nichols will speak on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

  174. Susannah Heschel

    Susannah Heschel to Deliver Talk on Christians, Nazis and the Bible

    The chair of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth, Heschel is the keynote speaker at the College’s annual Schweitzer Lecture on Nov. 7.

  175. Rome, Italy

    New Semester-Long Study Abroad Program Offered in Rome

    The new program will bring together students from six Lasallian colleges and universities.

  176. Chemical engineering project

    Campus Research Strengthens Bond with Bethlehem

    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.

  177. NYPD officers

    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.

  178. Steve and Stephanie

    Alumni Work to Help Underprivileged Children in Haiti

    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.

  179. Fr. Thomas Franks

    Fr. Thomas Franks, OFM Cap. is New College Chaplain

    Fr. Franks is the newest member of Manhattan College’s campus community.

  180. Buttimer participants pose for a group photo with the statue of John Baptist de La Salle.

    Worldwide Lasallian Educators Spend Summer at Manhattan

    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.

  181. MBA students cross a bridge in the Amazon rainforest

    MBA International Course Uncovers “Hope in Helplessness”

    Business students traveled to the Amazon to research sustainable development.

  182. Veterans in caps and gowns

    Student Veterans Build Community Centered Around Success at Manhattan College

    A homegrown Veterans Success Program has provided a way for student veterans to acclimate to college life and find their place among peers.

  183. Seniors volunteering

    Five Graduating Seniors Accepted into Postgraduate Volunteer Programs

    The students will continue the College’s mission of service and social justice.

  184. Chris Hoey

    Christopher Hoey '17 Receives Gunn Medal for Leadership and Service

    The Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal is one of the College’s highest undergraduate honors.

  185. Tags on a map

    Mapping Memories: The Class of 2017 Looks Back on Defining Moments

    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.

  186. day of service

    Day of Service Volunteers Lead Outreach Across New York City

    Participants of the College-wide event contributed to numerous community service projects in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens on April 29.

  187. Hilary Dubose in classroom

    College Strengthens Ties to Holy Land with Visit from CRS Country Representative

    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.

  188. Catholic Relief Services

    Hilary DuBose of Catholic Relief Services Discusses Humanitarian Efforts

    Manhattan College continues to strengthen its partnership with Catholic Relief Services.

  189. 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.   

  190. peace dove

    50 Years of Peace: A Pacem in Terris Retrospective

    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.

  191. Stained Glass Windows in Chapel

    Lenten Reflections: God's Presence in Others

    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.

  192. Womens conference

    Plans for Women’s Center Make Headway at Conference to Discuss Assault Prevention

    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.

  193. Cupola on Memorial Hall

    Lenten Reflections: Meaningful Sacrifice

    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.

  194. Panel of speakers

    I’m Not a Girl, I’m a Human: Female Veterans Speak on U.S. Military Panel

    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.

  195. Mission Month

    April Mission Month Celebration Honors Founder’s Legacy

    Manhattan College will host several events inspired by the legacy of John Baptist de La Salle.

  196. Kelly Commons

    Manhattan College to Hold Inaugural Women’s Lasallian Conference

    The conversation on Friday, April 7 will center on sexual assault prevention and incorporating mission-based ideals and values.

  197. Panel of speakers

    World Water Day Panel Takes a Stand on Standing Rock

    JustPeace invited four speakers of different disciplines to share their perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline build for World Water Day 2017.

  198. Stained glass window

    Kristin Heyer to Discuss Civic Kinship at Annual Aquinas Lecture

    On April 6, Heyer will discuss topics surrounding migration and political justice within the frame of Catholicism.

  199. Students in prayer

    Lenten Reflections: I Will Pray For You

    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.

  200. John Baptist de La Salle

    Buttimer Institute Returns to Its Roots at Manhattan College

    The two-week Lasallian retreat will take place this summer.

  201. Students on the Quad

    Lenten Reflections: The Multiplier Effect

    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.

  202. Students on walking tour of Bronx

    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.

  203. Cross in the Chapel

    Lenten Reflections: Give Up and Give Out

    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.

  204. 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.

  205. Library with sunlight

    Lenten Reflections: Step Back & Refocus

    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.

  206. St. John Baptiste De La Salle

    Lenten Reflections: The Journey Begins

    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.

  207. Fair trade store

    New Campus Store Showcases Students’ Business Smarts and Fair Trade Values

    School of Business students created a business and marketing plan for the store, enhancing offerings to the College community.

  208. Peace Week

    Peace Week Highlighted by Kathy Kelly’s Cost of War Lecture

    Manhattan College will host a series of events surrounding the antiwar movement.

  209. VITA program at UNHP

    Students Help Bronx Residents Navigate Tax Season

    Manhattan College students are working with the Northwest Bronx Resource Center to assist the local community with their income taxes.

  210. 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).

  211. Fr. Bryan Massingale

    Leading Catholic Social Ethicist to Discuss Catholicism and Racial Equality

    Fr. Bryan Massingale will speak about cross-racial solidarity within the Catholic Church.

  212. 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.

  213. Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers

    Religious Studies Faculty Reflect on the Year of Mercy

    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.

  214. Kathleen White at 2014 Spring Honors Convocation

    Kathleen White ’14 One of Twelve to Receive Prestigious Mitchell Scholarship

    White is Manhattan College’s first Mitchell Scholar.

  215. faculty ask a panelist questions at international symposium

    Students and Faculty Present at International Symposium on Lasallian Research

    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.

  216. Ghana Faculty Enrichment Program

    Clean Water, Clean Living: College’s Students and Faculty Advocate for Sustainability in Ghana

    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.

  217. Kevin Ahern, Ph.D. and Alannah Boyle '18

    Summer Research Scholars Take On Challenges

    Manhattan College's Summer Research Program includes five students working on Lasallian-focused research projects, plus a collaboration with students from Bethlehem University.

  218. Service project April 2016

    Six Members of the Class of 2016 Join Postgraduate Volunteer Programs

    Manhattan College students will serve in the Lasallian tradition following Commencement.

  219. Van Cortlandt Park

    Engineering Student Works to Improve Water Quality in Van Cortlandt Park

    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.

  220. 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.

  221. William Bisset La Salle Academy award

    William Bisset, Ph.D., Receives Award from La Salle Academy

    Manhattan College’s Vice President for Enrollment Management was recognized at the school's annual spring gala.

  222. David Caiafa '19

    Manhattan College’s David Caiafa Named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow

    Freshman honored as one of 218 community-engaged students to receive prestigious award.

  223. Chapel windows

    College’s Lasallian Legacy Shines Through Newly Dedicated Stained Glass Windows

    A Mass and ceremony on Apr. 7 celebrated the installation of windows illuminating the life and work of Saint John Baptist de La Salle.

  224. Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers windows

    Manhattan College Dedicates New Chapel Windows Depicting Life of John Baptist de La Salle

    The event took place on campus on Thursday, April 7.

  225. Mission Month on campus

    Mission Month Celebration Continues Throughout April

    More than 100 events during April will highlight the College’s continual commitment to its founding mission.

  226. Manhattan College TedX Group

    TEDx Conference Draws Inspiration for Change From Across Campus

    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.

  227. Brennan O'Donnell

    Brennan O’Donnell Joins Lewis University Board of Trustees

    The Manhattan College president will serve on the board of the Lasallian university in Illinois.

  228. 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.

  229. Manhattan College

    School of Education and Health: Transforming Minds, Bodies and Lives

    Faculty, students and alumni are making a difference in a wide range of settings, locally and globally.

  230. 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.

  231. Manhattan College Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers

    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.

  232. Elena Bowman

    Elena Bowman '16 Selected as Candidate For Senior CLASS Award

    The Manhattan College senior is active in the community while performing well in the classroom and excelling for the Jaspers' softball team.

  233. VITA tax program

    Manhattan College Students Volunteer with VITA Program To Offer Free Tax Services

    Business students work with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the Northwest Bronx Resource Center for the rest of tax season.

  234. Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC

    Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC, Receives ACCU’s Hesburgh Award

    The Manhattan College president emeritus was honored by Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.

  235. Jenifer Martin

    Martin Becomes First Manhattan College Student to Receive Gilman Scholarship

    Jenifer Martin ’17 will study abroad in Madrid after receiving the award.

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    Jaspers Connect Across Cities and Class Years to Benefit U.S. Military Abroad

    Manhattan’s alumni magazine, M, and the Mentor Program brought together three likeminded communication majors to give back.

  237. students and faculty at the annual symposium on lasallian research

    Students & Faculty Advance Common Good Through Research

    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.

  238. Fair Trade graphic

    College Honors Fair Trade Month

    A series of events will take place around campus in October to raise awareness about sustainable labor practices in the free market.

  239. Pope Francis visit to New York City

    Around the World : 2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis

    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

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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.

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

    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.

  242. Photo of prayer service for Pope Francis

    In Person: 2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis

    Vespers - St. Patricks CathedralPresident Brennan O'Donnell and Br. Jack Curran reflect on the Thursday night prayer service.Read More [+]

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    Counseling Alum Becomes Agent of Change as Missioner in El Salvador

    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.

  244. br_berger

    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.

  245. Seniors at Commencement Mass

    Seven Seniors to Take on Positions of Service and Faith after Graduation

    Six students to take on year-long volunteer positions; one to enter Catholic seminary.

  246. Brennan O'Donnell, Kelly Douglas, Grace Hoffman

    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.

  247. CURES

    Environmental Science Majors Find Green Solutions for Earth Day

    The School of Science and CURES to host events beginning on April 15.

  248. Freda Tei

    Junior Freda Tei Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

    Biology major one of 201 community-engaged college students to gain prestigious honor.

  249. Students traveling abroad on service project

    Celebrating The Mission: With Great Gusto and Patience Every Day

    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.

  250. student panelists at racial justice teach-in

    Students, Faculty Examine Racial Issues on Campus and Beyond

    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.

  251. Shawn Ladda speaks to crowd

    Agape Latte Program Debuts at Manhattan College

    The new Campus Ministry event series seeks to foster discussions about faith.

  252. Volunteers bag food

    Manhattan College Celebrates Collegewide Day of Service

    The College’s Campus Ministry and Social Action office is working to expand local service programming for students.

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    Manhattan College Students to Join in Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 24

    In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, Manhattan College students will volunteer at several sites across the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.

  254. Campus

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Several EventsDuring Spring Semester

    Manhattan College’s HGI Center will focus on the Holocaust and its lingering effects throughout the 2015 spring semester.

  255. 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.

  256. Catholic Relief Services Award

    Manhattan College Named a Global Campus by Catholic Relief Services

    Catholic Relief Services recognizes Manhattan College’s commitment to social justice through a wide range of student-led programs and events.

  257. St. John Baptist De La Salle Statue

    Students Serve Their Brothers and Sisters Abroad in El Salvador

    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.

  258. Manhattan College Students in Haiti

    Engineers Help Bring Clean Water to Lasallian Community in Haiti

    Using their expertise on water filtration systems, two students and their professor visited a Lasallian school and Brothers community to advise on infrastructure.

  259. lasallian leaders in camden

    Lasallian Leaders Camden Retreat Sparks Hope with Simple Acts

    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.

  260. lasallian leaders in camden

    Russian Muslims Share Their Experiences with MC Students and Faculty

    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.

  261. Cameroon Villager

    Manhattan's Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Begin to Build Bridge in Cameroon

    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.

  262. students, faculty and administrators participating in lasallian research symposium

    Manhattan Community Expands the Scope and Nature of Lasallian Research

    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.

  263. Manhattan College Students

    Extracurricular Excursions

    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.

  264. St. John Baptist De La Salle Statue

    Five Bachelor’s Degree Recipients Accept Post-Graduate Service Opportunities

    Anthony DiCesare, Tegan Nelson, Carlos Orbe, Ivy Seraphin and Kathleen White will begin a year of service this fall.

  265. 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.

  266. Manhattan College Study Abroad

    Lasallians Abroad: Jaspers Connect with Cuba, Discover Unshakeable Bonds

    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.

  267. Manhattan College

    Mission Makers: Recast, A Campus Tradition Highlights Community’s Faithful 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.

  268. Save Your City

    Students and Young Alumni Build Business to Help Fund Education in the Bronx

    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.

  269. 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.

  270. Manhattan College

    Students Visit Lasallian School, Catholic Relief Services in Haiti

    Four years after the earthquake, Manhattan College helps rebuild with L.O.V.E.

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    Alumni Continue Lasallian Mission with Teach for America

    The highly competitive program consistently recruits Jaspers to lead a nationwide educational revolution in low-income communities.

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    College Mourns Former Board Member, Eileen McEntegart

    Eileen F. McEntegart, a former member of Manhattan College’s board of trustees, died on Dec. 29.

  273. staff convocation

    Long-Serving College Employees Honored at Staff Convocation

    Staff and administrators received recognition for their dedication to Manhattan College.

  274. Philippines shot

    Campus Community Steps Up to Aid Lasallian Partners in Philippines

    Manhattan College is sending donations, water filters and prayers to the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.

  275. Br. Jack Curran

    Manhattan College Names Alumnus as the New Vice President for Mission

    Brother Jack Curran ’80, FSC, joins the College this month.

  276. campus shot

    AAC&U President, Faculty Deliberate on Educational Innovations for the 21st Century

    On Sept. 24, Carol Geary Schneider discussed the value of integrative educational practices at the collegewide faculty meeting.

  277. lasallian formation

    Jaspers Attend New Lasallian Formation Programs

    This summer, members of the College community joined fellow Lasallians to work toward the future of the mission.

  278. Muriel Siebert

    Former Manhattan Trustee and Business Icon Passes Away

    Muriel Siebert, a 15-year member of Manhattan College's board of trustees, dies at the age of 84.

  279. lasallian youth assembly

    Manhattan College Hosts Annual Lasallian Youth Assembly

    More than 100 students and educators from regional Lasallian high schools participated in a weeklong enrichment program.

  280. Jerry D'Aversa

    Psych Student Restores Sight to Blind on Medical Mission Trip

    In hopes of becoming an ophthalmologist like his father, Jerry D'Aversa ’14 traveled to Grenada to assist with sight-restoring surgeries.

  281. student

    First Patterson Scholars Graduate from Manhattan College

    Recipients of the James Patterson Scholarship take on new challenges with degrees in hand.

  282. De La Salle Statue

    Four Manhattan College Graduates Accepted into theLasallian Volunteers Service Program

    Megan McShane, Kathryn Merry, Clare O’Connell and Kathleen O’Malley will begin a year of service this fall.

  283. students and college president

    Catholic Relief Services Ambassadors Spread Social Justice Awareness Across Campus

    Twelve undergraduates join 190 others across the country to help make a difference

  284. students

    Student Volunteers Contribute to Record-Setting Year With Tax Prep Program

    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.

  285. Eliot Engel

    Congressman Eliot Engel Will Visit Campus on Feb. 11 to Discuss Social Justice Issues

    Event marks College’s one-year anniversary as Fair Trade College.