November 2010 NEWSLETTER


On Campus


Former Student Joins the Jesuit Volunteer Corps

While most college graduates enter the workforce immediately or choose to attend graduate school, Theresa (Grosso) Bashaw ’09 is spending the next year volunteering for the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest.

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Manhattan Seeking Alumni Singers To Join in Festival of Lessons and Carols

The Manhattan College Singers seeks alumni who sang in the glee club or choir while they were students to join in the singing at the annual Festival of Lessons and Carols on Dec. 5.

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Visit the Reflections of the Soul Exhibition at the O’Malley Library

Martin Spett's Reflections of the Soul: Oil Paintings of the Holocaust (a series of 23 oil paintings) exhibition are now on display at Manhattan's O’Malley Library until December.

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Elon University Professor and Roma Expert to Speak at Schweitzer Lecture

David Crowe, history and legal history professor at Elon University, will discuss The Jews, the Roma, and the Holocaust: A Comparative Look at the Breadth of Nazi Evil on Monday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Auditorium at the third annual Frederick M. Schweitzer Lecture.

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Business School Sponsoring Seminar Series for Faculty

On Oct. 13, the school of business launched an eight-series seminar for faculty on key industry topics, and there is still time to attend the remaining four seminars in November and December.

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Prantik Kundu ’07 Accepted into
National Institutes of Health-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

The NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program, which enables top science students to receive their doctorate from the University of Oxford or the University of Cambridge at an accelerated pace, recently accepted Prantik Kundu ’07 into the program.

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Major Authors Reading Series Hosts Travel Writer on Nov. 9

Award winning travel and nonfiction writer Frank Bures will come to Manhattan on Tuesday, Nov. 9 as part of the Major Authors Reading Series.

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November 2010 BENEFITNEWS -
Individual TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions

Human resources will offer individual counseling sessions for faculty and staff during the month of November to allow them to discuss personal financial situations with a TIAA-CREF consultant on a confidential basis.

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Come to the Relay for Life Kickoff Event

The Relay for Life committee is holding its kickoff event on Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Plato’s Cave, on the patio.

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Lois Harr Speaks at Lasallian Conversation

The first Lasallian Conversation of the year occurred last week and Lois Harr, director of campus ministry, presented "Understanding and Living Lasallian Association Today."

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Two Faculty Members Win Constitution Quiz

Romeo Pascone, professor of electrical engineering, and Richard FitzPatrick, professor of management, each scored a 20 out of 20 on the contest created in honor of Constitution Day in September.

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Maryland State Boychoir to Perform at Manhattan

The Maryland State Boychoir will present the Tour Choir in a joint performance with the Manhattan College Singers on Friday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers.

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