Category Archives: JHQ – From Headquarters

JHQ: Monmouth Park Racetrack Saturday, August 15


Join the College and alumni hosts Jim O’Brien ’60 and Ken Kelly ’54 for a day at the races. The cost of the event is $40 per person and includes admission to the clubhouse, official track program, private trackside seating in the air conditioned Turf Club, a buffet luncheon and a complimentary cocktail. Advance registration is required.

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JHQ: Reunion Weekend 2015


Return to Riverdale for Reunion Weekend 2015!

Ainsley Kelley
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Graduates of classes ending in -5 and -0 are invited to celebrate their time at Manhattan by returning to campus for Reunion Weekend 2015. Join hundreds of alumni, classmates and friends for a fun-filled weekend in Riverdale!

For more information including the weekend schedule, brochure, registration and more visit We look forward to seeing you in June! Please contact the Alumni Relations office at or (718) 862-7432 with any questions.

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JHQ: Alma Mater solicits for Christian Heimall


Alma Mater has on it’s front page:

“Support our brave friend Christian Heimall and the HEADstrong Foundation by making a donation.”

“Love & support to the ‘voice of the @GoJaspers’ @ChrisHeimall: via @riverdalepress” 

[JR: Just after I hit “published” I made the connection. Duh. As a poor senior citizen on a fixed income, getting a little dumb!]  

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JHQ: 24 Jul 15 Jersey Shore Luncheon


Jul 24, 2015: Jersey Shore Luncheon at Essex and Sussex

Alumni and friends living in or visiting the Jersey Shore are invited to attend the annual summer luncheon. The event, hosted by Bill Harkins ’67 and Ray Wuertz ’76, is $35 per person and includes a sit-down lunch with a salad, choice of entree, dessert, and a glass of wine or beer. Advance registration is required. 

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JHQ: Alma Mater gets 600K$ in NSF grant

National Science Foundation Awards Manhattan College Grant to Fund Engineering Scholarships
College receives nearly $600,000 to fund education of future engineers.

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Manhattan College was recently awarded nearly $600,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund engineering scholarships for college freshmen. The NSF grant will award 12 scholarships to academically qualified and financially needy students (six in 2015 and six in 2016) to pursue bachelor degree studies in civil and mechanical engineering.

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JHQ: April Alumni Connections


An Easter Message from Manahttan College

We wish all of our Jasper alumni, families and friends a blessed and joyous Easter filled with the warmth and new life of springtime!

Jasper Open
Monday, May 4

Alumni, family and friends are invited to participate in the 27th annual Jasper Open at Sleepy Hollow Country Club (777 Albany Post Rd., Scarborough, NY). Registration and brunch will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 12 p.m. The cocktail reception and dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. For more information and to register, please visit

Reunion Weekend Registration Now Open!
Friday, June 5 – Sunday, June 7

All Jasper alumni are invited to celebrate their time at Manhattan College by returning to campus with classmates and friends for Reunion Weekend 2015. An exciting line-up of events has been planned and weekend highlights include the Golden Jaspers Cruise, Young Alumni Reception, Reunion Reception, 10th & 25th Anniversary Champagne Toasts, and much more! For the full schedule of events and important weekend information, download the brochure or visit

Houston Alumni Reception
Tuesday, April 7

Alumni, family and friends living or working in Houston are invited to join the College for an evening dinner reception at McCormick & Schmick’s (1151-01 Uptown Park Blvd., Uptown Park Shopping Center, Houston, TX). The event, hosted by John Keves ’77, Bruce Macklin ’74, and Matt Andrews ’06, is $30 per person and includes dinner and drinks. Guests will be joined by Tom McCarthy ’06, director of alumni relations, and Tom Mauriello, vice president for college advancement. Advance registration is required. 

A Day of Wellness by Alumnae for Alumnae
Saturday, April 11

Jasper alumnae are invited to enjoy a day of women’s wellness on campus. The day will feature several sessions including yoga, Zumba, meditation, and keynote speaker Julienne Ryan ’81. The day will begin at 10 a.m. on the 5th floor of the Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons. The cost is $20 per person and includes all sessions, lunch, and a wine and cheese networking social at the end of the day. For more information and the complete schedule, download the brochure. Advance registration is required.  

Bergen County Alumni Reception
Tuesday, April 21

Alumni, family and friends are invited to join the College for a dinner reception hosted by George Skau ’59 at Ramsey Country Club (105 Lakeside Dr., Ramsey, NJ). Guests will be joined by Noah LeFevre, director of intercollegiate athletics. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is $50 per person which includes a salad, dinner entree, dessert, refreshments and a complimentary cocktail (cash bar available). Advance registration is required. 

Chicago Alumni Reception
Wednesday, April 22

Alumni, family and friends living or working in the Chicago area are invited to join the College and alumni hosts Tim Oliver ’07 and Kathleen Munson ’07 for an after-work reception at Goose Island Clybourn (1800 North Clybourn Ave., Chicago, IL). Connect with other Jaspers and hear about what’s new in Riverdale! The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will take place in the Karl Strauss room. The cost of the event is $30 per person and includes a selection of hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Advance registration is required. 


Manhattan College ranks 18th in the nation among private colleges for return on investment. 

Manhattan NCAA Tournament highlights and photo gallery. 

One hundred and fifty years since the Civil War, Manhattan College looks back. 

Upcoming Regional Alumni Events

The Alumni office has partnered with a number of Jaspers throughout the country to plan exciting alumni events outside of the tri-state area, including San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Boston.

San Francisco Dinner
Saturday, May 2

San Francisco After-Work Reception: East Bay
Thursday, May 14

San Francisco After-Work Reception: South Bay
Tuesday, May 19

Washington Nationals vs. New York Yankees
Wednesday, May 20

Boston Alumni Reception
Wednesday, June 17

For more information about events in your area, view the full alumni events calendar.

Regional Alumni Chapters

Manhattan College has several regional alumni chapters in cities and states across the nation. Even if you’re far from Riverdale, you can still keep in touch with fellow Jaspers. Explore our regional map!

If you are interested in organizing events in your area, please complete our volunteer form.

Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations Deadline

Inductee nominations for the 2015 Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame are due by Friday, May 22. Each year, we seek to induct a broad representation of qualified candidates.

We recommend detailed attention when collecting and presenting biographical information to acheive the desired results in this competitive process. Learn more about submitting a nomination. For more information about the Athletic Hall of Fame, visit

Alumni Resources & Benefits

As an alumnus/a of Manhattan College, we invite you to explore many opportunities, discounts and benefits available. We encourage you to take advantage of these fantastic services. Learn more.

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JHQ: Napolitano, Jim [MC1998] named a project executive @MAST_Inc.


Jim Napolitano ’98 named a project executive @MAST_Inc. Details:

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MAST Construction Services Promotes Three Team Members To Executive Positions


In-House Advancements Further the Company’s Vision, Services

MAST Construction Services, Inc. (, an award-winning, Little Falls, NJ-based project and construction management services and owner’s representative firm, has announced the promotion of three longstanding team members: Troy Marzziotti, Jim Napolitano and Paul Skabich. Effective immediately, all have been elevated from senior project manager to project executive.

In this role, Marzziotti, Napolitano and Skabich will take on corporate responsibilities within the 14-year-old company and will be accountable for management, profitability, process, staffing and client relations. Each reports to MAST Founder and President Ted Domuracki.

“All three of these professionals have solid reputations for outstanding work and contributions in their long histories with our firm,” says Domuracki. “Troy is one of the best time management professionals I have worked with in my career; Jim has extraordinary client maintenance skills and team building capabilities; and Paul is an extremely results-oriented and focused project management professional. Each of them is an integral part of the MAST team and I look forward to watching them flourish in their new leadership positions.”

About the Promotions

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Jim Napolitano, 40, has been with MAST since 2002. In his new role, he will build on his 17-plus years in construction, overseeing work from the preconstruction phase through close-out. Among his responsibilities are overall project management including: preparing preliminary schedules and budgets; reviewing and negotiating bid packages; determining project schedules; coordinating and maintaining shop drawings and requests for information logs; initiating and responding to all project correspondence; tracking change orders; and reviewing contractor payment. Napolitano specializes in managing government, corrections, institutional and education projects.

Napolitano holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College and is a member of the Construction Management Association of America. He lives in Blauvelt, NY.

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Napolitano, Jim [MC1998]

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