December 2010 NEWSLETTER


On Campus


Come to a Festival of Lessons and Carols Christmas Celebration on Dec. 5

The Manhattan College Singers and Orchestra will host their holiday program, A Festival of Lessons and Carols, on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers, with preludes beginning at 4:15 p.m.

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Save the Date — Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Speak at Manhattan on Feb. 9

On Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, the International Honor Society for Educators, Kappa Delta Pi, with the help of Manhattan’s administration, is bringing Immaculee Ilibagiza, author of Left to Tell and Rwandan genocide survivor, to campus to speak and share her extraordinary story with the College’s community.

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Healthcare Legislation and YOU! Forum on Dec. 8 at Manhattan

The Bronx Community Board No. 8 is hosting a public forum on the new health care reform legislation on Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 7:00 – 9:15 p.m. in Manhattan’s Leo Hall.

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Student Activities Update:

Come to the Jasper Jingle, the annual semiformal dinner dance, next Friday, Dec. 10, held off campus, to celebrate both the end of the semester and holiday season.

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Join the Manhattan College Jazz Band on Dec. 7 for a Winter Concert

On Tuesday, Dec. 7, Manhattan College’s Jazz Band will have its winter concert in Dante’s Den (Thomas Hall) at 8:00 p.m. The band will play a variety of selections including swing, funk, Latin, ballads and jazz renditions of familiar pieces.


What To Do If It Snows This Winter

On days when classes must be canceled because of snow conditions, please stay tuned to radio station WINS-AM 1010 and its website,

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Manhattan Hosts Pre-Law Reception

Hon. John K. McGuirk '63, Supreme Court Justice, was the guest speaker at Manhattan College’s pre-law reception on Oct. 25.

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M.A.R.S. Concluded This Month with Novelist Jennifer Egan

The Major Authors Reading Series (M.A.R.S.), sponsored by the English department and the school of arts, concluded this month with celebrated novelist Jennifer Egan on Dec. 1.

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Engineering School Hosts Awareness Day for High School Students

On Nov. 11, the school of engineering hosted its annual Engineering Awareness Day to introduce high school seniors and juniors to the different sectors of engineering, especially engineering at Manhattan College.

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Manhattan College’s Literary Journal Celebrates Release of Sixth Issue

Manhattan College’s Literary Journal of Contemporary Fiction, The Avery Anthology, released its sixth issue this year and celebrated at Bookcourt in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Nov. 5.

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