May 2014



Manhattan College Celebrates the 172nd Commencement Ceremonies
On May 17 and 18, the Manhattan College community gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 1,000 students receiving master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering, Science, and Continuing and Professional Studies. READ MORE»



Catholic Relief Services Recognizes Manhattan College as a CRS Global Campus
Manhattan College’s commitment to service and social awareness is officially recognized by CRS. READ MORE»



Five Faces of ’14: Seniors Divulge Post-Graduation Plans
As the class of 2014 prepares to enter the real world, five seniors divulge post-graduation plans and reflect on what it means to be a Jasper. READ MORE»



Five Bachelor’s Degree Recipients Accept Post-Graduate Service Opportunities
Class of 2014 graduates Anthony DiCesare, Tegan Nelson, Carlos Orbe, Ivy Seraphin and Kathleen White will begin a year of service this fall. READ MORE»

On Campus


College Hosts Annual Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Commissioning Ceremony
During Reunion Weekend, Manhattan College’s detachment of AFROTC — the only one of its kind in New York City — celebrates more than 60 years on campus.



Kathleen White ’14 Awarded with Highest Undergraduate Student Honor
Keansburg, N.J., resident receives Joseph J. Gunn Alumni Medal on May 15. READ MORE»

Kathleen White


College Celebrates First Annual Read Aloud on the Quad Event
More than 100 members of the College community gathered to read Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass on May 1. READ MORE»

Read Aloud


Boe Pearman

Boe Pearman Joins Staff as Senior Associate Director of Athletics
Boe Pearman, most recently the interim director of athletics at Southern Connecticut State University, was named the Senior Associate Director of Athletics at Manhattan College. READ MORE»


Kate Bowen ’14 Selected Third Team Academic All-American
Kate Bowen, Manhattan College’s class of 2014 valedictorian, was named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Softball Team. A two-time Academic All-District selection, the second baseman/pitcher earned a place on the Academic All-America® third team as an infielder. Bowen is the seventh Manhattan softball player ever to receive this honor. READ MORE»



Slattery Named to MAAC Baseball All-Tournament Team
Manhattan College senior Brendan Slattery was named to the 2014 MAAC Baseball All-Tournament team. READ MORE»




Photo from 2011 Reunion Weekend

College Prepares To Host Reunion Weekend
Manhattan will host its 145th reunion celebration, June 6-8.


All alumni are invited back to Riverdale for this year's Reunion Weekend. Graduates of classes ending in -4 and -9 are encouraged to come back to campus, especially graduates of 1964 and 1989 for their 50th and 25th anniversaries. READ MORE»

MC Highlights

Faculty and Student Accomplishments: May 2014»

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