February 2015

Return to Riverdale for Reunion Weekend 2015

Friday, June 5 - Sunday, June 7




All Jaspers are invited back to Riverdale for Reunion Weekend 2015! We invite volunteers from anniversary classes ending in either -5 or -0, especially graduates from 1965 and 1990, to serve as representatives. Help with outreach for this special weekend or assist with raising funds for your anniversary class gift. Volunteer now. Plan your return to Riverdale for your upcoming anniversary celebration!


The schedule of events and brochure will be available in the coming weeks. Learn more about Reunion Weekend.

North Carolina Reception

Wednesday, February 4




Join the College and President Brennan O'Donnell for an evening cocktail reception at Prestonwood Country Club (300 Prestonwood Pkwy, Cary, NC). The event, hosted by Tom Lindgren '78 and Ken '88 and Christine '89 Peeples, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is $30 per person. President O'Donnell will provide an exciting update on the state of the College. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»


Upcoming Alumni Pregame Receptions





Manhattan vs. Siena

Saturday, February 21

Capital region alumni, family, and all Jasper fans are invited to join the College for our annual gathering as the men's basketball team faces the Siena Saints at the Albany Times Union Center (51 South Pearl St., Albany, NY). This year's reception venue has changed and will be held at City Beer Hall (42 Howard St., Albany, NY) beginning at 5 p.m. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. The reception includes a buffet and two drink tickets. Game tickets are optional. Pricing options are listed on registration page. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»


Manhattan vs. Marist

Monday, February 23

Join other Jaspers at Mahoney's Irish Pub (35 Main St., Poughkeepsie, NY) at 5 p.m. before Manhattan takes on Marist at McCann Arena (3399 North Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY). There is no charge to attend the get-together and food and refreshments can be purchased directly from Mahoney's. Shuttle transportation to and from the game is also provided by Mahoney's, if needed. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. and game tickets can purchased directly from Marist Athletics.


Georgia Alumni Reception

Sunday, February 22




Alumni, family and friends are invited to join the College at the annual Atlanta-area luncheon. The event, hosted by Bob Fink '57, will begin with a 12:30 p.m. reception, followed by a lunch buffet at 1 p.m., and is $30 per person. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»

Florida Alumni Events

March 2015


Jasper alumni, family and friends living in or visiting Florida are invited to join the College at one or more of our upcoming events. Click through each event to learn more and to register.




Southwest Florida Luncheon, Sunday, March 8


Winter Park Reception, Monday, March 9


Sarasota Luncheon, Wednesday March 11


West Palm Beach Golf Outing & Dinner, Thursday, March 12


Naples & Bonita Springs Alumni Reception, Friday, March 13


Naples St. Patrick's Day Parade, Saturday, March 14

New York St. Patrick's Day Events

March 2015




Long Island Alumni Gathering

Monday, March 16


Jasper alumni, family and friends are invited to attend the Long Island Alumni Club's annual St. Patrick's Day luncheon at the Inn at New Hyde Park (214 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park, NY). Join fellow Manhattan graduates for a wonderful afternoon of reminiscing, meeting and greeting, and networking. The luncheon will begin at 12 p.m. and is $40 per person.


For registration information, please contact Tom Connolly '58 at (914) 779-5664 or cconnolly01@optimum.net or Pat Creegan '67 at (718) 461-1982 or bigleprechaun@nyc.rr.com.


NYC Breakfast and Parade

Tuesday, March 17


Join the College for a special pre-parade breakfast reception at Club Quarters (40 West 45th St., New York, NY) at 10 a.m. The breakfast is $40 for alumni and friends and $20 for students (cost includes sash). REGISTER»


Following breakfast, march in the world's largest St. Patrick's Day parade, led by the Manhattan College Pipes & Drums and Gaelic Society. Assembly will begin around 12 p.m. on W. 45th St., between 5th and 6th Avenues. Marchers are required to purchase a sash, available at the line of march and at the breakfast, for $5 from the Gaelic Society.


Learn more about the NYC Parade.



Electrical engineering major Sean O'Donnell '85 uses the skills he honed at Manhattan College to build and restore pipe organs around the country. Read more.


Bronx native John McMahon '73 leads urban youth programming at the Fresh Air Fund. Read more.



2015 MAAC Basketball Championships

The 2015 MAAC Basketball Championships return to Albany this year and will take place from Thursday, March 5 - Monday, March 9 at the Times Union Center (51 South Pearl St., Albany, NY). Depending on tournament seedings, an alumni reception will be planned for the weekend. Details are forthcoming. Learn more about the tournament, including session dates and times, and ticket information.



Alumni L.O.V.E. Trip - New Orleans

The Alumni office is partnering with two Jasper grads and former L.O.V.E. participants to offer the first alumni L.O.V.E. trip from Sunday, Aug. 6 - Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. Volunteers will work Monday through Friday with Project Homecoming; a faith-based organization that continues to rebuild houses destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

Learn more and apply to the alumni L.O.V.E. trip.



Travel with Manhattan College

The Alumni Relations office has partnered with several travel agencies to create exciting land and sea programs for alumni, family and friends to join other Jaspers around the world. Explore our itineraries for 2015.



Manhattan College Alumni on Social Media

Get the latest on alumni events, news, annoucnements and more. Stay connected to Riverdale and your fellow Jasper graduates with our official Manhattan College alumni presence on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.



Alumni Webpage Features

Stay connected to Manhattan College online. The Alumni office is pleased to offer convenient online features:

Update your information

Volunteer with other Jaspers

Submit a prayer request

Visit manhattan.edu/alumni for more information.



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