On Campus

  1. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Again Receives High Marks in Return on Investment

    The College ranked among the top four percent nationwide in PayScale’s annual survey.

  2. 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.   

  3. Author at lecture

    Acclaimed Author of Young Adult Literature Motivates Students to Start Writing

    Christine Seifert, author of the widely popular young adult novel, The Predicteds, gave a lecture on Apr. 5 that outfitted aspiring writers with the skills to draft and publish their own stories.

  4. 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.

  5. Manhattan College commencement

    Manhattan College Announces 2017 Commencement Speakers

    Thomas J. Moran ’74 will address the undergraduate class of 2017 and Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D., will be the keynote speaker at Spring Commencement.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. John Baptist de La Salle

    Buttimer Institute Returns to Its Roots at Manhattan College

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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    Entrepreneurial Students Dream Big by Starting Small

    With New York City’s startup culture as a backdrop, Jaspers form a hub of creativity and innovation right here, on campus.

  12. Manhattan College quad

    Manhattan College Joins Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success

    To broaden access and reframe the admissions process, Manhattan College joins a coalition to provide an alternative way to apply to college.

  13. Kelly Commons

    Manhattan College’s Economic Impact on New York State Totals $312 Million

    Manhattan College accounts for more than 2,000 jobs in the Bronx.

  14. Center for Student Success

    New Center for Student Success Supports Students from Freshman through Senior Year

    Student-serving offices now together in one space near the Quadrangle.

  15. Campus Mural Founders Bridge

    New Campus Mural Paints a Picture of College Life

    The incoming freshmen Class of 2020 are greeted this semester by Blossom, a mission-centered artwork that represents all that can be achieved through a Manhattan education.

  16. Kelly Commons

    National Instructional Design and Delivery Conference Hosted at Manhattan College

    From June 29 - July 2, some of the nation's brightest minds will come to the Riverdale campus.

  17. Manhattan College Business Analytics Conference winners

    At Second Annual Business Analytics Competition, Jaspers Take First

    A growing two-day conference hosted by the School of Business places Manhattan College as a thought leader in the field of business analytics.

  18. Nick Tommaso, Michael Carey, Psy.D.

    Countdown to Commencement: Tales of A Graduating Senior

    Nick Tommaso ’16 journals his final days before Commencement.

  19. Commencement 2016

    Manhattan College Awards More Than 1,000 Degrees to Class of 2016

    Manhattan College's undergraduate class of more than 780 students capped the weekend's festivities on May 22.

  20. 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.

  21. Manhattan College Commencement

    Manhattan College Celebrates the 2016 Commencement Exercises

    The Spring Commencement exercises take place on Saturday, May 21 with the Undergraduate Commencement exercises to come on Sunday, May 22.

  22. William Merriman

    William J. Merriman ’73, Ph.D., To Give Keynote Address at Spring Commencement

    The outgoing dean of the School of Education and Health, Merriman will receive an honorary degree at the Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 21.

  23. Miah Cohall

    ACE Mentor Program Comes Full Circle with Year-End Celebration

    Since its founding by Charles H. Thornton ’61, the ACE Mentor Program has helped hundreds of high school students learn about STEM fields.

  24. Manhattan College career fair

    Office of Career Pathways Guides Students During and After College Experience

    Manhattan College students have access to a loyal alumni network, one-on-one counseling and professional marketing materials, as well as other job-seeking services.

  25. Brother Robert Schieler, FSC

    Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, to Deliver Undergraduate Commencement Address

    The Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools will address Manhattan College’s class of 2016 on May 22.

  26. Jennifer Perrine

    Jennifer Perrine To Conclude Semester’s Major Author Reading Series

    Poet to share her award-winning works on April 28.

  27. Sheri Fink

    Pulitzer Prize Winner Sheri Fink to Deliver Annual Aquinas Lecture

    On April 25, Fink will discuss her reporting at a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina struck.

  28. 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.

  29. Chaumtoli Huq

    Chaumtoli Huq, founder of Law@theMargins, To Speak at Annual Women and Gender Studies Lecture

    A labor and employment expert, Huq will discuss the role women are playing in the workforce and community in the U.S. and Bangladesh.

  30. 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.

  31. Sam Lipsyte

    Major Author Reading Series Continues with Best-Selling Author Sam Lipsyte

    Renowned author of Venus Drive, Homeland and The Ask to speak at Manhattan College for the biannual reading series on March 31.

  32. Olivia Mason, Eugene Heerschap

    Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Assist Congress, National Laboratory to Reduce Country’s Carbon Footprint

    Manhattan College students are using College labs and equipment to help solve a nationwide issue.

  33. Leo communication studio

    Manhattan's Broadcast Studio Gets State-of-the-Art Upgrade

    Manhattan College is the first in New York City's metro area to install 4K video equipment.

  34. Ali Isabella '19

    Freshman Singer-Songwriter Poised to Break into Global Pop Music Scene

    A budding pop star on two continents, Ali Isabella ’19 is studying the business of music at Manhattan College.

  35. 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.

  36. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College to Launch New Master’s Program in Marriage and Family Therapy

    School of Education and Health adds to catalog of graduate-level counseling, leadership, and education programs.

  37. 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.

  38. Manhattan College students working on a project

    Manhattan College Launches Two New Online Master's Programs

    The new online M.B.A. and M.S. in Applied Mathematics-Data Analytics are designed to give graduates the interdisciplinary skills that employers need.

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    Black History Month: A Reflection by Abdias Myrtil ’15, ’16MBA

    Abdias Myrtil shares his thoughts on Black History Month and how African-Americans are viewed in the past and present.

  40. 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.

  41. Left to right: Brandy Wilson, Sam Lipsyte, Jennifer Perrine

    Major Author Reading Series Continues as Three Acclaimed Writers Visit Campus

    Students will hear insights from author Brandy Wilson on Thursday, Feb. 25.

  42. Hayden Greene

    Hayden Greene Joins College Staff as Director of Multicultural Affairs

    Greene has 20 years of higher education experience in various student-centered roles.

  43. Mercedes Ellington

    Mercedes Ellington to Visit Campus During Celebration of Black History Month

    The president of the Duke Ellington Center for the Arts will lead a series of dance and musical performances in Smith Auditorium.

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    Irish Ambassador David Donoghue to Speak on Campus on Dec. 2

    The representative of Ireland to the UN will visit campus and discuss the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

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    Manhattan College’s Annual Christmas Concert Takes Place on Dec. 6

    The College’s Singers and Orchestra will conduct their seasonal performance, A Festival of Lessons and Carols.

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    November 2015: Manhattan Monthly

    View all the recent accomplishments and accolades of Manhattan College’s faculty, staff and students.

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    Open House Takes Place on Sunday, Oct. 25

    Prospective students and families invited to explore different College departments and programs.

  48. Manhattan College in fall

    Top 10 Fall Activities for Jaspers

    Mid-terms are over and there’s still plenty of fall left to enjoy! Every Jasper should make room on their calendar for these events on campus, in the Bronx and around the city.

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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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    Dirty Paki Lingerie, an Acclaimed One-Woman Play, Comes to Campus

    Actor and writer Aizzah Fatima is the sole performer in a show that draws rave reviews.

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    Manhattan College Welcomes Three Speakers for Annual Student Activities Lecture Series

    Best-selling author, chef and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel, Extra’s New York City correspondent AJ Calloway, and violence prevention educator Ted Bunch to speak at lecture series from Sept. 14-16.

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    Countdown to Commencement: Tales of a Graduating Senior

    John Tudisco ’15 chronicles his final days leading up to Commencement.

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    NSF Funded STAR Center Benefits Local High School Students

    The dozen Manhattan College students affiliated with its newly minted Engineering Scholars Training and Retention (STAR) Center translated some pretty complex physics topics into teenage-speak last week with lemons, eggs and other household items for a group at Riverside High School in Yonkers. 

  55. Rowing boathouse

    Women’s Rowing Added as an Intercollegiate Sport

    Women’s rowing elevated from a club sport beginning in the 2015-16 academic year.

  56. students work together in a computer lab

    Kinesiology Course Launches Campus Physical Activity Campaign

    Organized by those enrolled in a new course, entitled Kinesiology & Public Health (KIN 375), the campaign includes events encouraging the school community to get up, get out and have some fun if for no other reason, their health. Throughout the semester, students participate in these and other projects that explore the relationship between kinesiology and a person’s overall wellness. 

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    Famed Actor Ben Vereen to Visit for Black History Month on Feb. 11

    The Tony Award winner will speak about a number of topics, including the start of his career as an entertainer after the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

  58. Kelly Commons

    Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons Receives LEED Gold Certification

    This is the College’s first LEED certified building on campus.

  59. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College to Hold Open House on Sunday, Oct. 26

    Prospective students and families invited to visit campus and explore different College departments and programs.

  60. Student Commons Dedication

    Manhattan College Featured on 1010 WINS, CBS New York

    Robert Walsh discussed the opening of the Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons in his weekly "Bottom Line" segment on 1010 WINS.

  61. Student Commons Dedication Ceremony

    Manhattan College Celebrates Dedication of Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons

    The transformative, 70,000-square-foot building connects the College’s north and south campuses, offering a state-of-the-art space for student and faculty engagement, learning and recreation.

  62. Student Commons Dedication Ceremony

    Student Commons Time Lapse Video

    Manhattan College will host a formal building dedication ceremony on Oct. 15 for the Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons. Take a look back at the construction of the new building and see how students are using it now.

  63. Manhattan College Campus

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Interfaith Discussion on Current Events in the Middle East on Oct. 20

    Religious leaders and scholars to lead open discussion entitled, Jews, Christians and Muslims: Challenging Extremism Today.

  64. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Names Residence Hall Lee Hall

    Lee Hall is the first building on campus named after a woman.

  65. Jen McClanaghan

    Esteemed Authors To Visit Manhattan College this Fall

    The College’s Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will commence on Sept. 18 with writer Jen McClanaghan.

  66. Manhattan College

    College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education CenterWelcomes Historian of Religion Charles H. Long

    Charles Long to discuss the dilemmas of American religion on Sept. 11.

  67. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College To Host Annual Student Activities Lecture Series

    General manager for the Yankees Brian Cashman, police officer Richard Donohue, and Bravo’s Luis Ortiz to speak at annual lecture series, Sept. 8-12.

  68. William Walters

    College Names William H. Walters as Executive Director of Library

    Walters will oversee the Mary Alice and Tom O’Malley Library.

  69. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Launches Campus Wide Energy Conservation Project

    In collaboration with H2O Applied Technologies, the College launched a large-scale water and energy conservation project in May 2014.

  70. Keith Brower

    Keith Brower Joins College as the new Dean of the School of Arts

    Seasoned professor of modern languages and former associate dean at Salisbury University began on July 1.

  71. Manhattan College

    Boe Pearman Joins Manhattan College Athletics Staff

    Boe Pearman, most recently the interim director of athletics at Southern Connecticut State University, was named the senior associate director of athletics at Manhattan College.

  72. Manhattan College AFROTC

    College Hosts Annual Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Commissioning Ceremony

    During Reunion Weekend, Manhattan College’s detachment of AFROTC — the only one of its kind in New York City — celebrates more than 60 years on campus.

  73. Manhattan College Quad

    College Celebrates First Annual Read Aloud on the Quad Event

    More than 100 members of the College community gathered to read Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass on May 1.

  74. Manhattan College Quad

    Catholic Relief Services Recognizes Manhattan College as a CRS Global Campus

    Manhattan College’s commitment to service and social awareness is officially recognized by CRS.

  75. Commencement

    Manhattan College Announces 2014 Commencement Speakers

    Dominick Servedio and Carolyn Woo will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.

  76. Manhattan College

    College To Celebrate Earth Day with Panel Discussion on Urban Green Space

    Panel discussion followed by tour of rooftop garden on April 22.

  77. 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.

  78. Manhattan College Gym

    Manhattan College to Allow Steve Masiello To Return To CoachingAfter He Completes Undergraduate Degree

    Manhattan College today announced it will reinstate Steve Masiello as its men’s head basketball coach, once he has completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky.

  79. Manhattan College Auditorium

    Manhattan College to Host Film Screening of Flirting with Danger on April 23

    Flirting with Danger examines cultural views on sexual assault and will show as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  80. Manhattan College

    Professor of Spanish Culture and Literature To Present atCervantes Lecture on April 23

    Ana Maria Laguna to discuss Cervantes’ "Don Quixote" at annual lecture.

  81. Manhattan College Parkway

    College to Conduct Emergency Drill with FDNY and Con Edison

    As part of Manhattan College’s ongoing planning in the event of an emergency situation on campus, the College will conduct a scenario exercise on April 3.

  82. Manhattan College Bookstore

    Manhattan Partners with Barnes & Noble to Open New College Bookstore

    The new bookstore will feature cost-saving options and expanded services, and is open to the public.

  83. Peace Week

    Peace Week Examines The Future of Afghanistan

    The Manhattan College community gathered for a series of events, which promoted peace and understanding for a war-torn nation.

  84. Manhattan College

    Tennis Champion Monica Seles to Speak at Manhattan College on March 11

    Seles, formerly ranked No. 1 in the world, will speak about her career as part of Women’s Lecture Series.

  85. George Young

    Critically Acclaimed Author To Speak at Manhattan College on Russian Cosmism

    George Young to present book on Russian cosmism, a philosophical and cultural movement in Russia during the 20th century.

  86. Gaiutra Bahadur

    Esteemed Journalist to Discuss Coolie Woman at Manhattan College on Wednesday, April 2

    Gaiutra Bahadur, a frequent writer on the culture and politics of global migration, will discuss her 2013 book.

  87. Band of Sisters

    College To Host Film Screening of "Band of Sisters"

    "Band of Sisters" will appear at the College on March 12, and tells the story of the transformation of Catholic nuns in the U.S. since Vatican II.

  88. Kwame Dawes

    Distinguished Authors To Visit Manhattan College During Spring Semester

    The College’s biannual Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will begin on March 12 with poet Kwame Dawes.

  89. Manhattan College

    J.A.B. To Perform at College’s Black History Month Luncheon on Feb. 18

    College’s Diversity Committee welcomes J.A.B. (Just Another Band).

  90. Allison DeVito

    Former JAG Officer in the U.S. Air Force To Speakat Manhattan College

    Captain Allison DeVito will present Cost of War lecture on Feb. 27.

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    College to Close Waldo Pedestrian Pathway for Three Months

    Starting Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, Manhattan College will close the Waldo Pedestrian Pathway, which currently links the Leo Hall and Research and Learning Center facilities with main campus, for three months as part of its continued construction on the Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons. The student commons will officially open in fall 2014.

  92. Big Apple Opportunity

    Manhattan College’s Riverdale campus is a 30-minute ride on the 1 train into midtown Manhattan where Jaspers learn, work and play.

  93. Lynn Hunt

    Manhattan College Hosts 13th Annual Costello Lecture

    On Sept. 25, Manhattan College continues the Costello Lecture series with historian and UCLA professor emerita Lynn Hunt, Ph.D.

  94. Siva Vaidhyanathan

    College Hosts Fourth Annual Cardinal Newman Lecture

    On Sept. 9, Manhattan College continues the Newman Lecture series with cultural historian and media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan, Ph.D.

  95. Kelly Commons 2014

    The Changing Landscape of Manhattan College

    From its early history on 131st Street and Broadway in Manhattan in the mid-1800s to its move to Riverdale in the 1920s, Manhattan College’s landscape has been one of change and growth.

  96. Manhattan College Quad

    Manhattan College Launches Online Calendar of Events for Local Community

    New tool encourages area residents to engage with campus

  97. Highline, NYC

    Top 10 Things To Do in NYC on a Student Budget

    One of the best things about Manhattan College is being in New York City! Living in the city that never sleeps means that Jaspers are never at a loss for things to do or see. Here are some of the top NYC experiences that a Manhattan College student can have, without breaking the bank.

  98. Pipes and Drums

    Manhattan College Pipes and Drums Keeps the Rhythm of Tradition Alive

    Generations of friendships form the 33-year-old band, which kicks off its St. Patrick's Day celebrations in early March.

  99. Manhattan College Sign

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Commence Spring Semester with New Events

    Spring semester programming begins on Feb. 13 with activist and scholar Alan Richard.

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    Manhattan College Goes Green

    In recent years, Manhattan College's commitment to sustainability has grown to include new courses on environmental justice, extracurriculars that allow students to take part in the green movement, and a new research center on campus. It's safe to say that Jaspers enjoy being green!

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    Manhattan College Works to Create a Sustainable Campus

    From encouraging recycling to reducing emissions, Manhattan College is making sustainability a priority in all facets of campus life.

  102. Green Club

    Student Clubs Promote Environmental Initiatives on Campus

    The Green Club has taken on gardening, composting and planting projects, while JustPeace has worked to bring fair trade products to campus and provide education about environmental issues that impact human rights.

  103. Campus Flowers

    Students Build Gardens Across Campus to Provide Food for Dining Halls

    Gardens on the rooftop of the parking garage and next to the residence halls produce food for campus cafeterias and provide hands on learning experiences for students.