Fr. Franks is the newest member of Manhattan College’s campus community.
From July 24 – 28, the Center for Academic Success hosted its seventh annual Summer Literacy Institute, an immersive learning experience that this year helped 30 rising high school seniors in New York City plan for college.
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.
Class of 2017 creates a scholarship to honor the College’s late chaplain.
Over the past three years, a homegrown Veterans Success Program has provided a way for student veterans to acclimate to college life and find their place among peers.
The Arches program is the premiere living-learning community for first-year students at Manhattan College. Here’s why you should join.
Close to 1,000 graduates participated in Manhattan College's Commencement exercises on May 18 and 19 in Draddy Gymnasium. John Evans '17 and Lorraine Brancale '17 (M.S.) spoke on behalf of the class of 2017 at Undergraduate and Spring Commencement, while Thomas Moran '74 and Bettye H. Perkins were this year's honorary degree recipients.
The Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal is one of the College’s highest undergraduate honors.
The Spring Commencement valedictorian, Brancale earned a 4.0 grade point average in the mental health counseling program, while completing three different fellowships.
With support of college and greater NYC community, Therese Kelly ’17 launched a closed-loop organic waste recycling program on campus.
Forbes highlights Manhattan College’s ideal location and alumni network.
Blind since the age of 5, Evans is a published author and graduated with an English major, a history minor and a medieval studies minor.
As their time at the College comes to an end, the Class of 2017 plots points on a map of the world — from Riverdale to Reykjavik — to share with us where their favorite Jasper moment took place.
Participants of the College-wide event contributed to numerous community service projects in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens on April 29.
Hilary Dubose, the Catholic Relief Services country representative for Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza, visited campus to discuss her human development work and the College’s partnership with CRS.
The College ranked among the top four percent nationwide in PayScale’s annual survey.
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.
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.
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.
Thomas J. Moran ’74, chairman of the board of Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, will address the undergraduate class of 2017 and Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D., president and chief executive officer of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT), will be the keynote speaker at Spring Commencement.
Manhattan College will host several events inspired by the legacy of John Baptist de La Salle.
JustPeace invited four speakers of different disciplines to share their perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline build for World Water Day 2017.
The two-week Lasallian retreat will take place this summer.
Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.
School of Business students created a business and marketing plan for the store, enhancing offerings to the College community.
With New York City’s startup culture as a backdrop, Jaspers form a hub of creativity and innovation right here, on campus.
To broaden access and reframe the admissions process, Manhattan College joins a coalition to provide an alternative way to apply to college.
Manhattan College accounts for more than 2,000 jobs in the Bronx.
Student-serving offices now together in one space near the Quadrangle.
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.
From June 29 - July 2, some of the nation's brightest minds will come to the Riverdale campus.
A growing two-day conference hosted by the School of Business places Manhattan College as a thought leader in the field of business analytics.
Nick Tommaso ’16 journals his final days before Commencement.
Manhattan College's undergraduate class of more than 780 students capped the weekend's festivities on May 22.
A communication and government double major, Heinitz is recognized for her leadership and service to the College community.
The Spring Commencement exercises take place on Saturday, May 21 with the Undergraduate Commencement exercises to come on Sunday, May 22.
The outgoing dean of the School of Education and Health, Merriman will receive an honorary degree at the Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 21.
Since its founding by Charles H. Thornton ’61, the ACE Mentor Program has helped hundreds of high school students learn about STEM fields.
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.
The Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools will address Manhattan College’s class of 2016 on May 22.
Poet to share her award-winning works on April 28.
On April 25, Fink will discuss her reporting at a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina struck.
A Mass and ceremony on Apr. 7 celebrated the installation of windows illuminating the life and work of Saint John Baptist de La Salle.
A labor and employment expert, Huq will discuss the role women are playing in the workforce and community in the U.S. and Bangladesh.
The College places in the top six percent in return on investment among all colleges and universities.
The event took place on campus on Thursday, April 7.
Renowned author of Venus Drive, Homeland and The Ask to speak at Manhattan College for the biannual reading series on March 31.
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.
Manhattan College is the first in New York City's metro area to install 4K video equipment.
A budding pop star on two continents, Ali Isabella ’19 is studying the business of music at Manhattan College.
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.
School of Education and Health adds to catalog of graduate-level counseling, leadership, and education programs.
Peace Week 2016: Going Beyond Borders takes place March 7-10.
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.
Abdias Myrtil shares his thoughts on Black History Month and how African-Americans are viewed in the past and present.
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.
Students will hear insights from author Brandy Wilson on Thursday, Feb. 25.
Greene has 20 years of higher education experience in various student-centered roles.
The president of the Duke Ellington Center for the Arts will lead a series of dance and musical performances in Smith Auditorium.
The representative of Ireland to the UN will visit campus and discuss the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
The College’s Singers and Orchestra will conduct their seasonal performance, A Festival of Lessons and Carols.
View all the recent accomplishments and accolades of Manhattan College’s faculty, staff and students.
Prospective students and families invited to explore different College departments and programs.
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.
Pope Francis stood before the United Nations on Sept. 25 to address a worldwide congregation that included prominent leaders, environmentalists, and Manhattan College students who listened to his historic speech on campus via a live telecast of the event.
New York City has a way of dwarfing historic moments in the contiguous and contagious movement of its 8 million-plus inhabitants. But from Sept. 24-25, even the Big Apple couldn’t overshadow the arrival of Pope Francis, as thousands stopped their daily activities to hear a word from or catch a glimpse of His Holiness. From faculty and administrators to students and alumni, the Manhattan College network was there to bear witness: in person, on campus and around the world.
Actor and writer Aizzah Fatima is the sole performer in a show that draws rave reviews.
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.
John Tudisco ’15 chronicles his final days leading up to Commencement.
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.
Women’s rowing elevated from a club sport beginning in the 2015-16 academic year.
The report highlights Manhattan students’ return on investment.
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.
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.
This is the College’s first LEED certified building on campus.
Prospective students and families invited to visit campus and explore different College departments and programs.
Robert Walsh discussed the opening of the Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons in his weekly "Bottom Line" segment on 1010 WINS.
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.
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.
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.
Lee Hall is the first building on campus named after a woman.
The College’s Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will commence on Sept. 18 with writer Jen McClanaghan.
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.
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.
Walters will oversee the Mary Alice and Tom O’Malley Library.
In collaboration with H2O Applied Technologies, the College launched a large-scale water and energy conservation project in May 2014.
Seasoned professor of modern languages and former associate dean at Salisbury University began on July 1.
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.
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.
More than 100 members of the College community gathered to read Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass on May 1.
Manhattan College’s commitment to service and social awareness is officially recognized by CRS.
Dominick Servedio and Carolyn Woo will speak at two spring commencement ceremonies and receive honorary degrees.
Panel discussion followed by tour of rooftop garden on April 22.
College will present Carolyn Woo with honorary doctorate during ceremony.
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.
Flirting with Danger examines cultural views on sexual assault and will show as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Ana Maria Laguna to discuss Cervantes’ "Don Quixote" at annual lecture.
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.
The new bookstore will feature cost-saving options and expanded services, and is open to the public.
The Manhattan College community gathered for a series of events, which promoted peace and understanding for a war-torn nation.
Seles, formerly ranked No. 1 in the world, will speak about her career as part of Women’s Lecture Series.
George Young to present book on Russian cosmism, a philosophical and cultural movement in Russia during the 20th century.
Gaiutra Bahadur, a frequent writer on the culture and politics of global migration, will discuss her 2013 book.
"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.
The College’s biannual Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will begin on March 12 with poet Kwame Dawes.
College’s Diversity Committee welcomes J.A.B. (Just Another Band).
Captain Allison DeVito will present Cost of War lecture on Feb. 27.
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.
Education students coordinate fun activities and trick-or-treat stops around campus.
Manhattan College’s Riverdale campus is a 30-minute ride on the 1 train into midtown Manhattan where Jaspers learn, work and play.
On Sept. 25, Manhattan College continues the Costello Lecture series with historian and UCLA professor emerita Lynn Hunt, Ph.D.
On Sept. 9, Manhattan College continues the Newman Lecture series with cultural historian and media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan, Ph.D.
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.
New tool encourages area residents to engage with campus
Generations of friendships form the 33-year-old band, which kicks off its St. Patrick's Day celebrations in early March.
Spring semester programming begins on Feb. 13 with activist and scholar Alan Richard.
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!
From encouraging recycling to reducing emissions, Manhattan College is making sustainability a priority in all facets of campus life.
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.
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.