December 2012



College Breaks Ground on Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons
A crowd of more than 200 students, faculty, staff, media, politicians and special guests attended the groundbreaking ceremony to officially kick off the student commons construction project.

Student Commons Groundbreaking


Manhattan Honors CBS Television Host Julie Chen at 2013 De La Salle Dinner
Television personality Julie Chen, host of CBS' The Talk and Big Brother, will receive the 2013 De La Salle medal at Manhattan College's annual fundraising dinner on Jan. 23, 2013.

Julie Chen

On Campus


Students and College Community Lend Hand and Heart to Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort
In the wake of one of the worst storms to ever hit New York City, the Manhattan College community took "Go Jaspers!" to heart. They went. READ MORE»

Hurricane Sandy Relief


MC Hosts A Festival of Lessons and Carols Christmas Celebration
On Dec. 2, members of the College community gathered in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers to celebrate their annual Christmas program, A Festival of Lessons and Carols, hosted by the Manhattan College Singers and Orchestra. SEE PHOTOS»

Festival of Lessons and Carols



Jaspers Head into Holiday Break With 58-49 Win
In its final game before a nine-day holiday break, the Manhattan College women's basketball team put forth what was arguably its best effort of the season on Dec. 19, winning 58-49 over Ohio University. READ MORE»

Women's BBall


Bechert, Nyback Named MAAC Performers of the Week
Tom Bechert (Munich, Germany) and Andrea Nyback (Koping, Sweden) of the Manhattan College indoor track and field team were selected as Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Performers of the Week. Bechert set a school record in the heptathlon, while Nyback qualified for the ECAC Championships in the pentathlon. READ MORE»

Track and field


Regional Alumni Gatherings this Spring
Stay tuned for news on upcoming alumni events this spring in 2013 including the Jaspers of Georgia annual luncheon and a week's worth of events around the state of Florida from Sunday, March 10 to Saturday, March 16, and much more. See the Alumni Calendar for the latest updates.


Alumni event

Save the Date for Reunion 2013
Reunion Weekend 2013 will take place May 31 to June 2, 2013. Please visit for a schedule of events, accommodations and registration information.


Reunion weekend

MC Highlights

Merry Christmas

The Manhattan College community wishes everyone a merry Christmas and happy New Year! Take a look back at the College's Christmases throughout the years in a special video greeting. Watch the video


Faculty and Student Accomplishments

School of Arts

School of Business

School of Education and Health

School of Engineering

School of Science


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