January/February 2013



Manhattan College Goes Green
In recent years, Manhattan College’s commitment to sustainability has grown to include new courses on environmental justice, extracurriculars that allow students to take part in the green movement, and a new research center on campus.

solar panel at MC


Business Students Volunteer to Provide Free Tax Preparation Services
For the fourth year in a row, Manhattan College business students are working with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to provide free tax preparation services to local residents.


College Names Michael Masch Vice President for Finance and CFO
Masch brings extensive financial and educational experience to the College. READ MORE»

Michael Masch

On Campus


Congressman Eliot Engel Will Visit Campus on Feb. 11 to Discuss Social Justice Issues
In honor of Manhattan College’s one-year anniversary as the first college in New York City to receive Fair Trade College status, U.S. Rep. Eliot L. Engel will visit campus on Monday, Feb. 11 to speak about the Harkin-Engel Protocol. READ MORE»

Congressman Eliot Eng


School of Education and Health Now Offering Master’s Degrees and Professional Diplomas for Superintendents
Manhattan College’s School of Education and Health was recently approved by New York State to offer graduate students the opportunity to take courses toward superintendent certification through a master’s degree or professional diploma in Advanced Leadership Studies. READ MORE»


Sustainability Expert to Speak at College’s CURES Inaugural Event
The Manhattan College Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability (CURES) will host its inaugural event on Tuesday, Feb. 5, which will feature a lecture by nationally renowned sustainability expert David W. Orr, Ph.D. READ MORE»

David Orr


National Endowment for the Humanities Awards Manhattan College with Exclusive Collection
Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education (HGI) Center, in partnership with the Mary Alice and Tom O’Malley Library, was recently selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities to receive the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf collection. READ MORE»



Br. Thomas Scanlan Named Member of MAAC Honor Roll
Former Manhattan College President and long standing member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference President’s Council, Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC, will be the first MAAC Honoree to be recognized at the 2013 MAAC Honor Roll Dinner on March 8, at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. READ MORE»

Br. Thomas Scanlan


Manhattan Wins First Metropolitan Indoor Championship Since 2008
For the first time since 2008 and the 38th time in program history, the men’s track and field team won the Metropolitan Indoor Championship at the New Balance Armory Track & Field Center. READ MORE»


Women’s Lacrosse to Host Junior Day Clinic
The women’s lacrosse team has announced that it will host a Junior Day Clinic on Feb. 23 at Gaelic Park. READ MORE»


Engineering Alumna Heads Construction on World’s Busiest Bridge
As caretaker of the iconic George Washington Bridge, Andrea Giorgi Bocker ’80 serves as a role model to women entering the civil engineering field. READ MORE»


Andrea Giorgi Bocker

SuitUp! Clothing Drives Accepting Donations Until Feb. 4
The Center for Career Development, Alumni Relations office and Green Club recently launched a clothing closet called SuitUp! to help students who need professional attire for career fairs, interviews, school presentations and networking events.


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


Reunion weekend

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