June 2013



Manhattan College Celebrates Commencement
The College community gathered on May 18 and 19 to celebrate the accomplishments of nearly 1,000 students receiving master’s and bachelor’s degrees. WATCH THE VIDEO AND SEE PHOTOS»

Read more about:

The James Patterson Scholarship recipients who recently graduated


The post-graduation plans of 13 members of the Class of 2013


The 2013 undergraduate valedictorian


The 2013 Spring Commencement (graduate) valedictorian


The 2013 Gunn Medal winner


Four seniors joining Lasallian Volunteers


One senior participating in NYC Teaching Fellows

2013 graduation

On Campus


Manhattan College Honors NYPD Chief of Detectives
Phil T. Pulaski ’76, chief of detectives for the New York City Police Department (NYPD), gave the keynote address at the 61st annual environmental engineering alumni club dinner on May 30. READ MORE»


Phil T. Pulaski



Women’s Swimmers Recognized for Work in Classroom
For the second straight year, the women’s swimming team has received an APR Public Recognition Award from the NCAA. The Public Recognition Award is presented annually to the teams that finish ranked among the top 10 percent nationally in the multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) in each sport.




Two Members of the Track and Field Team Named All-Americans
On June 10, Mohamed Koita and Tom Bechert were named All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. READ MORE»

Mohamed Koita and Tom Bechert


Jaclyn Wood Joins Women’s Soccer Program as an Assistant Coach
Former Elon women’s soccer standout Jaclyn Wood recently joined the women’s soccer program as assistant coach. Wood was a two-time team captain at Elon and has four years of coaching experience on the soccer camp circuit and with the Olympic Development Region staff in the summer of 2012. READ MORE»


Jaclyn Wood



Generations of Jaspers Carry on Manhattan College Tradition

Since Manhattan College opened its doors 160 years ago, generations of Jaspers have followed in the tradition of their grandfathers and fathers and attended the College. Recently, Manhattan caught up with two particular families whose legacies in Riverdale continue to grow. READ MORE»

Scala Family

Marshall Family

Jaspers Reconnect at Reunion Weekend
Manhattan College alumni gathered in Riverdale to celebrate the College’s 144th Reunion Weekend from May 31-June 2. READ MORE AND WATCH VIDEO»


Reunion Weekend 2013

Seventy Years Later, Manhattan College Graduate Hangs a Diploma

In 1942, Fred Grannis was drafted by the U.S. Army two months before graduating. Now, at age 93, he finally earned his degree. READ MORE»

Fred Grannis

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