Manhattan Monthly (September 2013)



Manhattan College Ranks Among Top 20 of America's Best Colleges
Manhattan College once again ranked in the top 20 category of Best Regional Universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges, a distinction the College has held for the past seven years. READ MORE»


Manhattan College Education Ranks High With Graduates Placing in the Top 25 of College Salary Report
Manhattan College earned recognition as one of the leading colleges and universities for post-graduate earnings according to Rising more than 20 spots, Manhattan College was ranked as No. 24 out of more than 1,000 institutions versus last year's ranking of No. 46 in the 2012-2013 PayScale College Salary Report. READ MORE»


Undergraduates Conduct Hands-on Research with Faculty as Part of New Jasper Research Scholars Program
When the spring semester concluded in May 2013, 10 undergraduate students shifted into overdrive in pursuit of knowledge, as part of the new Jasper Summer Research Scholars program. Through diligence, systematic inquiry, and with the guidance of their faculty mentors, they made discoveries — in their respective fields and in themselves. READ MORE»


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Renowned Authors Visit Manhattan College
Acclaimed novelist and short story writer Mary Gaitskill kicked off Manhattan College's Major Authors Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) on Sept. 23. The lineup continues into the fall with a visit from memoirist, novelist, poet and editor Jill Bialosky, who is best known for her memoir History of a Suicide: My Sister's Unfinished Life, on Oct. 8, and distinguished poet and critic, Alicia Ostriker on Nov. 14. READ MORE»


College Hosts National Hispanic Heritage Month Series of Events
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Manhattan College is hosting several events this fall, including a visit from Sonia Nazario, national bestselling author of Enrique's Journey, and a discussion with Rafael Pineiro, first deputy commissioner of the New York City Police Department (NYPD). READ MORE»


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Great Cities Lecture Series Welcomes Speakers from Yeditepe University on Oct. 10
On Thursday, Oct. 10, Banu Koçer Reisman, Ph.D., and Dila Çelik from Yeditepe University will visit Manhattan College as part of the Great Cities Lecture Series, and discuss the recent protest events in Istanbul's Taksim Gezi Square. READ MORE»


The American Shakespeare Center To Perform Othello as part of Manhattan College's Family Weekend on Oct. 18
From the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Va., the American Shakespeare Center's (ASC) traveling troupe will perform Othello on Friday, Oct. 18. READ MORE»





Jaspers' Baseball Team Runs to Support Michael's Cause
On Sept. 22, the Manhattan College baseball team participated in a 5K run on Staten Island in support of Michael's Cause, named for Michael Capolongo, a seven-year-old boy from Staten Island, who was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 




Manhattan Picked Atop MAAC Men's Basketball Preseason Poll
The Manhattan College men's basketball team was chosen first in the 2013-14 MAAC preseason poll, selected by the league's 11 head coaches. The Jaspers received 10 first-place votes, on their way to being selected atop the preseason poll for the first time since 2004. READ MORE»



Elizabeth Weber Named Women's Lacrosse Head Coach
Elizabeth Weber was named the new head women's lacrosse coach on Sept. 11. Weber comes to Manhattan after serving as the head coach at Holy Family University, where she led the Tigers to a 27-9 record and two consecutive conference championships in two seasons. READ MORE»


Elizabeth Weber



Alumni Travel Program
The Alumni Relations office is partnering with several travel agencies to create exciting programs for alumni family and friends to join other Jaspers around the world. READ MORE»


2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
The 35th Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2. This year's inductees include: Thomas Blackburne '74 (swimming), Durelle Brown '01 (men's basketball), William G. Clancy Jr. '63 (track and field), James Harrington '51 (track and field), Dahlia Henry-Tett '96 (track and field), Thomas Lindgren '78 (men's soccer), Charles M. Mahoney '75 (men's basketball), and Edward E. Walsh '70 (track and field). READ MORE»


Jasper Wins an Emmy

Communication alumnus Robert Colaianni '12, along with his production team at Nickelodeon, won an Emmy for "Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media - User Experience and Visual Design" for The Nick App.READ MORE»

MC Highlights

Richard Satterlee, Ph.D., vice president for student life, was appointed to the NCAA's Division I Amateurism Fact-Finding Committee. He will serve a three-year term representing the MAAC. READ MORE»

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