Lasallian & Catholic Mission

  1. 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.

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

    Summer Research Scholars Take on Both Lasallian and Technical Challenges

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Environmental Science Majors Find Green Solutions for Earth Day

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

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    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.

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    Agape Latte Program Debuts at Manhattan College

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

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    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.

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    Bronx Native John McMahon ’73 Leads Urban Youth Programming

    The Manhattan College alumnus has served as a longtime board member at the Fresh Air Fund.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. 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.