December 2010 NEWSLETTER




Manhattan College Offering New Labor Studies Major

Starting in January 2011, Manhattan College will be offering a new undergraduate labor studies major and minor in the school of arts. The labor studies program will teach critical intellectual skills enabling students to analyze social policy questions and prepare for graduate studies and/or careers in government, labor law, union organization, human resources, teaching and much more.

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Manhattan Magazine Gets a Makeover

Starting with the fall 2010 issue of Manhattan, Jaspers will notice a big difference in their alumni magazine. The College has redesigned the magazine, which officially launches in mid-December. Look for a new trim size, improved sections, feature stories and more. It’s coming soon to a mailbox near you!


Manhattan Attends STEM Conference with Other Lasallian Educators

Tim Ward
Tim Ward, Ph.D., P.E., dean of the school of engineering, attended and presented at the 2010 Huether Lasallian conference in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Manhattan Placed in the Top 100 Best Value Colleges

Manhattan College was recently named as one of the top 100 private universities in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Best Value in Private Colleges survey.

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Manhattan Headed to National Ethics Bowl

On Nov. 20, Manhattan College’s ethics team competed in the regional division of the International Ethics Bowl held at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., and prevailed as one of the top contenders that will battle for the national bowl next March in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Advanced PR Students at Manhattan Receive Hands-on Experience

This semester, Pamela Poe, Ph.D., assistant professor of communications and advanced public relations instructor, provided her students with hands-on experience with service-learning at the core.

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Engineering Students Recognized by Professional Societies

Four undergraduate civil engineering students were recently honored by professional societies.

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Manhattan Student Featured on Internship Blog

Hillary Krombel, an aspiring doctor and a junior psychology major, is studying abroad in Ecuador at the Universidad Espiritu Santo (UEES) in Guayaquil and is also interning in the wound care room at the Damien House.

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President O’Donnell Addresses Boston Area Alumni

In late October, Brennan O’Donnell, Ph.D., president of Manhattan College, traveled to Boston, Mass., for a gathering at the Oceanaire Seafood Room hosted by board of trustee members Peter Mulderry ’87 and Kenneth Rathgeber ’70. O’Donnell updated 30 Manhattan alumni and friends on three new ventures for the College, including the marketing initiative, strategic planning and the campaign for a new student commons building.



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