November 2013



Model UN Students Win Prestigious Awards at National Conference
Manhattan College’s Model UN Team participated in the national conference in Washington D.C., gaining valuable experience and recognition. READ MORE»



Manhattan College Names 18 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships
College selects 18 students as the 2013-2014 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69. READ MORE»

James Patterson


History Major Facilitates Interfaith Learning in Lower Manhattan
Courtney Slack ’14, a 2013 intern at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, spent a semester teaching 20th century Jewish history and the Holocaust to New York City youth. READ MORE»

Courtney Slack '14

On Campus


Campus Community Steps Up to Aid Lasallian Partners in Philippines
Manhattan College is sending donations, water filters and prayers to the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan. READ MORE»


One La Salle Relief Drive


Highest-ranking Hispanic in the New York Police Department Shares His American Dream with Campus Community
On Oct. 29, Rafael Pineiro, first deputy commissioner, visited campus as part of Manhattan College’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. READ MORE»


Rafael Pineiro


Manhattan College’s Annual Christmas Concert

Returns on Dec. 8
Manhattan College’s Singers and Orchestra will hold their annual Christmas performance, A Festival of Lessons and Carols, on Sunday, Dec. 8 on campus. The concert will begin at 4:30 p.m. with preludes starting at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers, and the event is free and open to the local community. READ MORE»


Rafael Pineiro



Men's Hoops Opens with Thrilling 2OT Win at La Salle
In a seesaw game that lasted more than two and a half hours, Manhattan defeated La Salle 99-90 in double overtime on the same day the Explorers unveiled their Sweet 16 banner from last year. READ MORE»


Thrilling 2OT


Swimming Sweeps Baruch
In their first road meet of the season, both the Manhattan men’s and women’s swim teams picked up victories against Baruch. The men, now 2-1, earned a 103-78 win while the women got their first victory of the season, 103-91. READ MORE»


Swimming Sweeps Baruch


Laguna Kennedy, Volovski Named Student-Athletes of the Month
Manhattan men’s soccer freshman forward Daniel Laguna Kennedy and volleyball’s sophomore outside hitter Sydney Volovski were named the male and female Student-Athletes of the Month for the month of October as announced by the College’s Athletic department on Nov. 11. READ MORE»


Student-Athletes of the Month


Manhattan College Inducts Eight Honorees to 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame

Manhattan College held its 35th annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, Nov. 2 on campus. The event was sponsored by the College’s Alumni Society and the honored inductees were: Thomas Blackburne ’74, swimming; Durelle Brown ’01, men’s basketball; William G. Clancy Jr. ’63, M.D., track and field; James Harrington ’51, track and field; Dahlia Henry-Tett ’96, Ed.D., track and field; Thomas Lindgren ’78, men’s soccer; Charles M. Mahoney ’75, men’s basketball; and Edward E. Walsh ’70, M.D., track and field. READ MORE»

Open House

Former POW Visits Alma Mater to Share Story on Veterans Day
To celebrate Veterans Day, Manhattan College hosted Jasper alumnus, World War II Prisoner of War (POW) and Korean War veteran Paul Loong ’58, M.D., and his daughter Theresa Loong, a filmmaker.


The Nov. 11 visit included a screening of Theresa Loong’s documentary Every Day is a Holiday, which details her father’s journey from 19-year-old Japanese POW to American citizen. READ MORE»


Robert La Blanc

Year of the Woman at Manhattan: Celebrating 40 Years of Coeducation
Join us for a special panel presentation featuring some of the College's early female graduates to help mark the celebration of 40 years of coeducation. Panelists will discuss how their experiences at Manhattan impacted their lives personally and professionally. Students, alumni and the entire campus community are invited to attend. The moderated panel discussion will be followed by a complimentary reception. REGISTER»



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