Student Life

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. An image of waffles and other food items at Corner Cafe, a restaurant in Riverdale.

    Riverdale’s Best Coffee for College Students on a Budget

    Delicious and affordable java does exist in our Bronx neighborhood, and here’s where to find it.

  5. New York City during day time

    Top Five Spring Activities for College Students in New York City

    After winter has gone, students have lots of things to do in New York City each spring.

  6. Students holding Pipes and Drums banner.

    Manhattan College Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day 2018

    A lively contingent of Manhattan College alumni, faculty and friends marched along Fifth Avenue on Saturday, March 17, in the 257th annual New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Chris Hayes

    Chris Hayes Visits Campus on November 8

    The Emmy-winning MSNBC host is the second speaker in the College's Annual Student Engagement Lecture Series.

  13. Rome, Italy

    New Semester-Long Study Abroad Program Offered in Rome

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

  14. Fuerza Latina

    Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to Speak at Latino Heritage Month Kickoff

    The event will serve as the start of a monthlong celebration.

  15. Ndaba Mandela, Chris Hayes

    Manhattan College Welcomes Ndaba Mandela, Chris Hayes to Campus This Fall

    Mandela and Hayes will kick off the annual Student Engagement Lecture Series.

  16. Nicholas Jurek and family

    Student Veteran Nicholas Jurek Honored at Yankee Stadium

    The Manhattan College student and former Marine was the Veteran of the Game on Aug. 1.

  17. Veterans in caps and gowns

    Student Veterans Build Community Centered Around Success at Manhattan College

    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.

  18. Students at the top of Rockefeller Center

    Top 5 Reasons to Join Arches

    The Arches program is the premiere living-learning community for first-year students at Manhattan College. Here’s why you should join.

  19. compost crew works in the lee hall garden

    Growing Community Shrinks Campus Footprint

    With support of college and greater NYC community, Therese Kelly ’17 launched a closed-loop organic waste recycling program on campus.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. St. Patrick's Day parade

    Manhattan College Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day 2017

    Manhattan College was well represented during the 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade, beginning with an appearance on NBC's TODAY.

  23. Students in a NYC courtroom

    Leadership Intensive Focuses on Civic Engagement in New York City

    In its first year at Manhattan College, LeadWeek 2017 exposed students to how the city works and the people impacted by public policy.

  24. student creates clothing line with sewing machine

    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.

  25. O'Malley Library

    Manhattan College Develops Intensive English Language Program

    The program helps introduce foreign-language speakers to campus life in the United States.

  26. Veterans Day parade

    Manhattan College​ Named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly Schools List

    The College continues to be recognized as a top college for veteran students.

  27. Student-athletes at breast cancer walk

    Manhattan College Teams Leading the Way in Community Service

    The Jaspers’ Athletics department is among nation’s best.

  28. Will Reeve, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Jason Collins

    Will Reeve, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller and Jason Collins Kick Off Annual Lecture Series

    The fifth annual Student Engagement Lecture Series begins on Thursday, Sept. 8.

  29. Manhattan College students

    Manhattan College Featured in the Princeton Review Book, The Best 381 Colleges –2017 Edition

    Manhattan is also recognized as one of top colleges in the Northeast.

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

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    Manhattan Students Bond Over Similar Interests in New Residence Life Communities

    New Common Interest Communities bring together like-minded residents.

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    Top 10 Places To Eat In and Around Riverdale

    With more than 24,000 restaurants, delis and eateries in New York City to choose from, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Luckily, the Riverdale area houses many top-rated restaurants heralding a wide range of cuisines and dining experiences.

  35. 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.

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. 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.