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JHQ: JUNE/JULY 2014 Accomplishments



View all the recent accomplishments and accolades of Manhattan College’s faculty and students.

School of Arts

Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., director of Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center and assistant professor of religious studies, recently attended two high-profile events in New York City: The 12th annual James Parks Morton interfaith awards dinner, which honored Al Gore on June 5; and the 2014 ADL New York Region Annual Meeting, which honored Mayor Bill de Blasio on June 10.
Kevin Ahern, assistant professor of religious studies, was among the 2014 Catholic Press Award and Book Award Winners, for his book Visions of Hope, and received first place in the 50th Anniversary of Vatican II category.

Ricardo A. Dello Buono, Ph.D., professor and chair of sociology, delivered a paper at the Crisis in EU and USA international conference held at the University of Pisa, Italy, entitled Migration and the Crisis of the Social Welfare State: Building a Praxis Approach on June 13.  Earlier, he presented his paper “Las movilizaciones estudiantiles en tiempos de crisis: hacia un marco teórico general” at the 32nd International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) in Chicago on May 22.

Jennifer C. Edwards, Ph.D., assistant professor of history was named co-runner up for the 2013 Society for French Studies Malcolm Bowie Prize for her article publication “‘Man Can be Subject to Woman’: Female Monastic Authority in Fifteenth-Century Poitiers” Gender & History 25, no. 1 (2013): 86-106.
Edwards also presented Holy Healing: Defining Boundaries between Medical and Spiritual Healing in Medieval England at the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women in Toronto, May 2014.

Jay Freidenberg, Ph.D., chair and professor of psychology, opened his first solo gallery exhibition at 440 Gallery in Brooklyn, Digital Dreams, which is on display through Aug. 17, 2014. The collection features his photographs of New York City scenes that are digitally manipulated to create surreal landscapes.

Robert Geraci, Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies, and engineering major Nat Recine ’14 recently published a paper, “Enlightening the Galaxy: How Players Experience Political Philosophy in Start Wards: The Old Republic” in Games and Culture. Read more about their collaboration.

Matthew S. Muehlbauer, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor, co-wrote Ways ofWar: American Military History from the Colonial Era to the Present (Routledge 2013), which was recently adopted as required reading for all United States Air Force Academy cadets.

School of Business

Charles Geisst, Ph.D., professor of economics and finance, was featured in WalletHub’s recent study, the 2014 Debt Freedom Report: Living Debt Free

Posted on July 22, 2014

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JHQ: “All Sport Schedule” (sic)


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JHQ: Home baseball games in 2015 at Dutchess Stadium


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Dutchess Stadium Baseball to Play 2015 Home Games at Dutchess …

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RIVERDALE, N.Y. – Manhattan College will play its home baseball games in 2015 at Dutchess Stadium, a 4,500-seat Minor League Baseball …

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[JR: Guess no more VC park? But Wappinger Falls is ways away. Won’t get many students to root.]

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JHQ: D.C. alumni chapter Nationals/Giants 8/24


Sunday, August 24 at 1:35 p.m.
Nationals Park
1500 South Capitol St., SE
Washington, D.C.

The Washington, D.C. alumni chapter and host Elli Nesbitt ’81 invite Jasper alumni, family, and friends to enjoy a summer afternoon at the ballpark while the Nationals take on the Giants. Tickets are located in section 409 and are $18 each.

Advance registration is required. Tickets are limited and will be emailed to registered guests.


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JHQ: Bowen, Kate [MC2014] nominated for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year


[JR: I don’t want to dupe GOJASPERS, but this is impressive.]

RIVERDALE, N.Y. – Kate Bowen ’14 has been nominated for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year Award as announced by the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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JHQ: Br. David Trichtinger (MCstaff) 40-Year Jubilee


Br. David Trichtinger to be Honored for 40-Year Jubilee
Courtesy Manhattan Athletics Department
Mon, July 07, 2014

RIVERDALE, N.Y. – Brother David Trichtinger, F.S.C., who is completing his third year as Manhattan College’s senior academic advisor, will be honored at a jubilee ceremony in Towson, Md. on Saturday July 12, commemorating his 40 years as a Brother of the Christian Schools.

A native of Pittsburgh, Brother David graduated from Pittsburgh Central Catholic in 1972, enrolled at La Salle College, and received the Habit of the Brothers of the Christian Schools in 1974. Upon graduation from La Salle College with a degree in special education, Brother David worked as a youth care worker at St. Gabriel’s Hall in Audubon, Pa. While working with the court adjudicated youth there, Brother David began specializing in counselling and social work, earning Master’s degrees from Villanova University and the University of Pennsylvania.

After serving as assistant administrator of the De La Salle in Towne day treatment center in Philadelphia, Brother David worked as a counselor at Pittsburgh’s Seton La-Salle High and Hudson Catholic in Jersey City, N.J. prior to being appointed the academic assistant principal at his alma mater, Central Catholic. He subsequently returned to the work at St. Gabriel’s Hall as a treatment specialist and then served as the director of vocation ministry for the Brothers. Most recently, prior to his arrival at Manhattan, Brother David had been a counselor at Calvert Hall in Towson, Md. and La Salle College High School, where he also served as assistant athletic director.

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JHQ: “Jasper 66″ golf outing 9/22/14


The Donald R. Broderick Dinner and Golf Outing
Monday, September 22 at 10:30am to 8:00pm
Join the College for the 10th annual “Jasper 66″ golf outing and 28th annual anniversary dinner, honoring Archbishop Stepinac High School to benefit the Donald R. Broderick Memorial Scholarship Fund.
10:30 a.m. | Registration
11 a.m. | Brunch
12 p.m. | Shot Gun Tee-Off
5 p.m. | Cocktails
6 p.m. | Annivesary Dinner and Golf Awards
For more information, please visit

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JHQ: Meg Walsh MC Alumni Society President


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The MC Alumni Society is pleased to welcome alumnus Meg Walsh as its newest president! @ManhattanEdu #jaspers 

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JHQ: Young Alumni Summer Reception Th 8/14


Young Alumni Summer Reception
Thursday, August 14 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Boat Basin Cafe 390 W 79th Street, New York, NY
Young alumni are invited to an outdoor after-work reception. Enjoy a summer evening along the Hudson River with other Jaspers. An open bar will be available for the duration of the event.
Advance registration is required. RSVP by Wednesday, August 6. The cost of the event is $35 per person.

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[JR: What’s the definition of “young”? Age discrimination!  ]

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JHQ: 2014 Fall Career Fairs


We hope you are enjoying your summer. It’s been a great one at Manhattan College as we prepare for our 2014-2015 academic year.

We wanted to share our dates for the 2014 Fall Career Fairs and invite you to register. We are hosting our STEM Career Fair which will connect you with students in our School of Engineering and School of Science. As well as our Business Expo which targets talent in the accounting, business management, economics & finance marketing and related fields.

Please select the event (s) that will best target your recruiting goals. We look forward to seeing you on campus.

You can register for both career fairs at the following link:

Interested in targeting students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields? Attend our STEM Career Fair and promote your internships and full-time careers exclusively to Manhattan College students and alumni. We are targeting the following areas: Engineering, Computer, Technology, Construction, Security, Financial Services, Business, Healthcare, Consulting, Science, Biotech, and Pharmaceutical.
Date: Tuesday, October 7th
Registration Deadline: September 16th
Registration Fee: Corporate $425, Alumni Employer Discount $375, Not for Profit $215
**Registration Fee includes 1 table, 2 representatives, lunch and refreshments; each additional representative is $20

Our Business Expo provides companies the opportunity to promote internships and full time opportunities for students interested in a career in business and other related industries. We encourage you to join us if you have opportunities in the following areas: Accounting, Consulting, Finance, Entrepreneurship/Startups, Security, and Human Resources.
Date: Tuesday, October 21st
Registration Deadline: September 30th
Registration Fee: $100 (includes 1 table, 2 representatives, lunch and refreshments; each additional representative is $20)

Career Fairs are an excellent opportunity for employers to meet students and alumni, as well as increase company visibility and branding on campus. If you need any assistance in registering for the Career fairs please contact or call (718) 862-7224.

Thanks and we look forward to welcoming you on campus this Fall!
Best Regards,
Career Development

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