Student Achievements

  1. Castelonia '17 creates a 3D-printed prosthetic designed by Havenlabs.

    Mechanical Engineering Major Launches Startup to Design 3D-Printed Prosthetics for Veterans

    Manhattan College senior River Castelonia ’17 co-founded Havenlabs in January 2016, a nonprofit focused on helping military veterans.

  2. Undergraduate student presenting research

    Engineering Undergraduates Invited to Present at MIT Technology Conference

    A paper co-written by Kevin Lynch ’17 and Joseph Majeski ’16 is the result of the Jasper Summer Research Scholars program.

  3. James Patterson

    James Patterson Scholarships Awarded to Twenty Manhattan College Students

    Best-selling author James Patterson ’69 established scholarship program to assist 10 juniors and 10 seniors at his alma mater.

  4. 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.

  5. Manhattan College campus

    Brendan Murphy '19 Receives Gaeltacht Summer Award To Study in Ireland

    Lindenhurst, N.Y., resident will study the Irish language in the Gaeltacht regions of Ireland.

  6. 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.

  7. John Trieste '16

    John Trieste ’16 To Receive Carty Valedictory Medal at Undergraduate Commencement

    A native of Monroe, N.Y., Trieste will deliver the valedictory address at Undergraduate Commencement on Sunday, May 22.

  8. 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.

  9. Manhattan College graduates

    Three Athletics Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

    The men’s golf, women’s basketball and softball programs were recognized after ranking among the top 10 percent in the NCAA's multi-year Academic Progress Rate report.

  10. Megan McKee '17, Daniel Hey '19

    Student Entrepreneurs Earn Backing at Innovation Contest

    Winners Megan McKee ’17 and Daniel Hey ’19 will develop their respective startups with the expert feedback and $250 award from the event.

  11. Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Jaspers Compete in Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Ten students attended the prestigious festival, boosting their own skills and the College’s reputation in the theater world.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Manhattan College campus

    College to Kick Off Campus Mural Project

    In partnership with Creative Art Works, students will create the first public piece of art at Manhattan College on a wall below Founders Bridge.

  15. Manhattan College students reflect on college experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College Students Reflect on College Experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College senior Dylan Gray was a featured panelist at New American Colleges & Universities panel.

  16. 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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    “Incredible” Team of Business School Students Impresses New York Federal Reserve

    Led by Hany Guirguis, Ph.D., seven Manhattan College students earned a place in the Fed College Challenge’s finals, the College’s best showing ever.

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    Twenty Students to Receive James Patterson Scholarships

    Best-selling author James Patterson ’69 established annual scholarship program given to 10 juniors and 10 seniors at his alma mater.

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    Motherhood, Social Advocacy and Grad School All in a Day’s Work for Algerian Scholar

    Selma Chirouf ’16 is pursuing an M.S. in organizational leadership from Manhattan College while raising her two-year-old daughter and continuing efforts for climate change awareness.

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    William J. Kennedy ’63, Ph.D., To Be Honored at Fall Honors Convocation

    Students inducted into prestigious Epsilon Sigma Pi honor society during event.

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    Purposeful Networks Recognizes Manhattan College’s Commitment to Service

    Manhattan’s students honored for ongoing sustainability projects.

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    Manhattan Student Strives to Make a Difference as a Tribute to Fallen Father on 9/11

    Olivia Siller ’18 works alongside family to promote the mission of her father’s legacy, The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

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    Inside the United Nations: Two Students Take On Summer Internships

    International studies majors report to the United Nations headquarters to attend intergovernmental meetings and prepare briefs that often go directly to mission ambassadors.

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    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.

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    First in the Family: A Lasallian Tradition

    Four first generation college students reflect on their experiences at Manhattan and how they’ve navigated through and acclimated to college life.

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    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.

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    Class of 2015 Celebrates Commencement Ceremonies

    The College community, faculty, family and friends gathered from May 14-17 to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 1,000 students receiving master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering, Science, and Continuing and Professional Studies.

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    The Class of 2015: In Their Own Words

    As they turn their tassels, members of Manhattan College’s Class of 2015 reflect on the last four years and what it really means to be a Jasper.

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    Junior Freda Tei Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

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

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    Manhattan Students Recognized for Green and Compassionate Activity on Campus

    The student body receives honor based on commitment to a sustainable campus.

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    Manhattan Student Writes Children’s Book to Raise MS Awareness

    Mommy, MS and Me, a new children’s book written by religious studies major Stephanie Garcia ’15, is designed to create a dialog.

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    Manhattan College Students Offer Complimentary Tax Services to Qualified Bronx Residents

    Business students to volunteer with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the Northwest Bronx Resource Center in the Bronx for duration of tax season.

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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.

  34. 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.

  35. Author James Patterson

    Twenty Manhattan College Students to Receive James Patterson Scholarships

    College honors 20 juniors and seniors as the 2014-15 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.

  36. Rooftop Garden

    Harvesting a Revolution: Urban Agriculture Interns Grow Food and Empower Area Residents

    After a successful rooftop garden pilot internship program, Manhattan College students shared their urban gardening skills with the greater Bronx community.

  37. 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.

  38. Manhattan College

    The Allure of the Field Trip Endures at Manhattan College

    Manhattan's course catalog offers endless opportunities for students to engage in non-traditional learning through hands-on experiences outside of the classroom.

  39. Anthony Amiano

    Communication Student is Likely Youngest Elected Official in Westchester County

    Once a Valhalla Viking and now a Manhattan Jasper, Anthony Amiano ’15 advocates for education reform as a member of the Valhalla School Board.

  40. Manhattan College Students

    Off-Campus Collaboration

    Academic research takes many students beyond the traditional classroom to field sites on mountaintops and below the sea, in courses like BIOL 409: Marine Biology.

  41. Manhattan College Alumni

    First-Generation Jasper Twins Graduate Medical School Days Apart

    Elaina and Gianna Petrone, from the class of 2009, both recently graduated from medical school.

  42. Women's Soccer Team

    Math and Soccer Merge at Manhattan

    Inspired by World Cup research, mathematics majors apply mathematical techniques to measure the teamwork on the women’s soccer team.

  43. Manhattan College Commencement

    Manhattan College Celebrates the 172nd Commencement Ceremonies

    More than 1,000 Jaspers received their diplomas May 17-18, 2014, in Riverdale, N.Y.

  44. 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.

  45. Kathleen White

    Kathleen White ’14 Awarded with Highest Undergraduate Student Honor

    Keansburg, N.J., resident receives Joseph J. Gunn Alumni Medal on May 15.

  46. Katherine Bowen

    Softball Captain and Physical Education Major of the Year to Deliver Valedictory Address at Undergraduate Commencement

    Newtown, Conn., resident Katherine Bowen ’14 receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

  47. Valedictorian Kelly Keane

    Glen Rock, N.J., Resident and Former College Athlete to Deliver Valedictory Address at Spring Commencement

    Valedictorian Kelly Keane ’00, ’14 graduates with a master’s degree in mental health counseling.

  48. Manhattan College Commencement

    Five Faces of ’14

    As the class of 2014 prepares to enter the real world, five seniors divulge post-graduation plans and reflect on what it means to be a Jasper.

  49. Commencement

    Manhattan College Announces 2014 Commencement Speakers

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

  50. Shannon Butler

    Marketing Major Carves Fashion Niche

    An internship took Shannon Butler ’16 all the way to NYC Fashion Week.

  51. Getanjali Morel

    Business Analytics Intern Develops Global Strategy

    Getanjali “Gigi” Morel ’14 major finds foreign markets for industry magnate.

  52. Jorge Sanchez

    Global Business Intern Discovers New Career Path

    Jorge L. Valle Sanchez ’14 finds footing in the entertainment industry.

  53. Graham Rose

    Management Intern Explores Diverse Industries

    Graham Rose ’14 tests decision-making skills in the real world.

  54. Robert Bacchioni

    Economics Major Interns With Top Professional Athletes

    Robert Bacchioni ’14 gets an insider’s look at NYC’s professional league sports.

  55. Manhattan College

    Business Interns Test Skills, Discover Dreams

    Manhattan College business majors benefit from diverse and unique internship opportunities.

  56. New York Stock Exchange

    Jaspers Take the Bull By the Horns

    Students from various academic disciplines learned about the stock market from inside the New York Stock Exchange.

  57. Manhattan College

    New York Life Case Study Offers Extracurricular Insight

    School of Business professors Mary Michel and Janet Rovenpor recently authored a nationally recognized case study and gave their students a first-hand look.

  58. MC Launches Urban Agriculture Internship with Groundwork Hudson Valley

    This summer, three interns are expanding the rooftop garden to grow organic produce in an effort to keep local food costs low.

  59. 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.

  60. Innovation Contest Puts Student Entrepreneurs in the Spotlight

    Panel of business experts offer critiques in first School of Business “shark tank.”

  61. Government Course Puts Students in Control at United Nations

    Each spring, Manhattan College students are immersed in international policy with a visit to UN headquarters in New York City and a docket of issues to resolve.

  62. 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.