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JHQ: Alumni Events Calendar

2015-Mar-25

http://manhattan.edu/alumni/alumni-events-calendar

Alumni Events Calendar

Mar 26 6:30pm Fairfield County Alumni Reception    Fairfield County Alumni ReceptionAlumni, family and friends living or working in the Stamford area are invited to join the College for a dinner reception hosted by Susan Iorio Duarte ’84 and Rich Calo ’83….    Location: Zody’s 19th Hole   

Apr 7 6:30pm Houston Alumni Reception    Houston Alumni ReceptionJasper alumni, family and friends living in or visiting Houston are invited to join the College for an evening dinner reception. The event, hosted by John Keves ’77, Bruce…    Location: McCormick & Schmick’s   

Apr 11 10am Women’s Wellness by Alumnae for Alumnae    Women’s Wellness by Alumnae for AlumnaeJasper alumnae are invited to enjoy a day of women’s wellness, hosted by the Alumnae Initiative Committee. The day will feature several sessions including yoga, meditation,…    Location: Manhattan College Campus   

Apr 21 6:30pm Bergen County Alumni Reception    Bergen County Alumni ReceptionJoin the College for the annual Bergen County Alumni dinner reception, hosted by George Skau ’59. Attendees will be joined by Noah LeFevre, director of intercollegiate…    Location: Ramsey Country Club   

Apr 22 6:30pm Chicago Alumni Reception    Chicago Alumni ReceptionAlumni, 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…    Location: Goose Island Clybourn   

May 2 6pm San Francisco Alumni Dinner    San Francisco Alumni DinnerAlumni, family and friends living in San Francisco are invited to join alumni hosts Steve Burchik ’67 and Steve Laruccia ’67 and other Jaspers for an evening dinner in North…    Location: Caffe DeLucchi   

May 4 10:30am Jasper Open    Jasper OpenThe Jasper Open is Manhattan College’s annual golf outing. For more than 25 years, this event has provided a fun-filled day of golf and camaraderie that benefits the Fund for…    Location: Sleepy Hollow Country Club   

May 14 5pm San Francisco After-Work Alumni Reception: East Bay    San Francisco After-Work Alumni Reception: East BayJoin other Jaspers for a happy-hour get together. Enjoy mixing and mingling with other Manhattan College alumni. Food and beverages may be purchased directly from the…    Location: Faz Restaurant at Four Points by Sheraton Pleasanton   

May 19 5pm San Francisco After-Work Alumni Reception: South Bay    San Francisco After-Work Alumni Reception: South BayJoin other Jaspers for a happy-hour get together. Enjoy mixing and mingling with other Manhattan College alumni. Food and beverages may be purchased directly from the…    Location: theGREATROOM at Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley   

May 20 7:05pm Washington Nationals vs. New York Yankees    Washington Nationals vs. New York YankeesAlumni, family and friends are invited to join other Washington, D.C. Jaspers as the Nationals take on the Yankees. Tickets are located in section 409 and are $35 each….    Location: Nationals Park    Jun 5 – Jun 7 Reunion Weekend   

Reunion WeekendSave the date for Reunion Weekend: Friday, June 5 – Sunday, June 7, 2015. Learn more. Get Involved Volunteer for your class committee! By encouraging fellow Jaspers to…    Location: Manhattan College Campus   

Jun 22 7:05pm Yankees vs. Phillies Alumni Outing    Yankees vs. Phillies Alumni OutingAlumni, family and friends are invited to join the College for a night at Yankee Stadium as the Bronx Bombers take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The Manhattan College group…    Location: Yankee Stadium   

Jul 31 11:30am Saratoga Day at the Races    Saratoga Day at the RacesAlumni, family and friends are invited to join other Jaspers for a day at the races at Saratoga Race Course followed by a dinner reception at The Inn at Saratoga (231…    Location: Saratoga Race Course   

Aug 6 6pm Hudson Valley Shakespeare Outing    Hudson Valley Shakespeare OutingAlumni, family and friends are invited to join the College to experience Shakespeare’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Enjoy a summer evening and dine alfresco while…    Location: Boscobel   

Aug 9 – Aug 16 Alumni L.O.V.E. Trip    Alumni L.O.V.E. TripThe Manhattan College 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. Learn more about Manhattan’s…   

Aug 30 1:35pm Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins    Washington Nationals vs. Miami MarlinsAlumni, family and friends are invited to join other Washington, D.C. Jaspers to watch the Nationals take on the Miami Marlins. Tickets are located in section 409 and are $17…    Location: Nationals Park

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JHQ: May 14, 2015 San Francisco After-Work Alumni Reception: East Bay at FAZ Restaurant

2015-Mar-24

Join other Jaspers for a happy-hour get together. Enjoy mixing and mingling with other Manhattan College alumni. Food and beverages may be purchased directly from the restaurant.
To RSVP, please contact Steve Burchik ’67 

Faz Restaurant & Bar is located in the Sheraton Four Points Hotel.

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JHQ: MARCH 2015 Accomplishments

2015-Mar-20

http://manhattan.edu/news/faculty-and-student-accomplishments-march-2015

FACULTY AND STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS: MARCH 2015

School of Arts

Adam Arenson, Ph.D., associate professor of history and director of the urban studies program, was mentioned in an article in the San Diego Union-Tribune because of his knowledge of the Civil War and familiarity with San Diego. Read the article

On March 5, he published After the Dred Scott Decision, Citizenship was Determined in the Civil War West on werehistory.org. In addition, he is the co-editor of Civil War Wests: Testing the Limits of the United States, which was released in March.

Roksana Badruddoja, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology and women’s and gender studies, was the keynote speaker at Sarah Lawrence College’s 17th annual Women’s History Conference, March 6-7.

The Associated Press quoted Julie Leininger Pycior, Ph.D., professor of history, on March 5 in an article remembering the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Ala. 

Pamela Chasek, Ph.D., professor of government and director of the international studies program at Manhattan College, was a keynote presenter at the workshop on “Options and Opportunities for the United Nations Responding to the SDGs” in Lund, Sweden, March 8-9. In February, Chasek presented “Breaking the Mold: A New Set of Multilateral Negotiations for a New Set of Sustainable Development Goals” at the International Studies Association annual meeting in New Orleans. Chasek also participated in a workshop in Redondo Beach, Calif., in late January on Political Obstacles to More Effective International Climate Agreements and presented apaper on What Could “Plan B” Look Like?: Climate Change Negotiations and Regime Structure Options.

Thom Gencarelli, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the communication department, weighed in on the recent decision reached by the FCC on the net neutrality ruling, an idea that the Catholic Church strongly supports. Gencarelli is the past president of the Media Ecology Association and founding chair of the “Next Generation” communication program at the College. Read the article by the National Catholic Reporter

Jeff Horn, Ph.D., professor of history, released his fifth book, Economic Development in Early Modern France: The Privilege of Liberty, 1650-1820 this month. Read more

School of Business

Charles Geisst, Ph.D., Ambassador Charles A. Gargano Professor of Economics and Finance, was quoted by Politico.com on March 2 in an article titled, “The Goldman Sachs primary.”

Posted on March 20, 2015

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JHQ: Manzione, Gianmarc [MC2002] Major Author Reading 3/26

2015-Mar-14

http://manhattan.edu/news/gianmarc-manzione-02-return-campus-part-major-author-reading-series

    Gianmarc Manzione ’02 to Return to Campus as Part of Major Author Reading Series    Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and nonfiction writer Gianmarc Manzione ’02 will visit Manhattan College on March 26. 

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Manzione, Gianmarc [MC2002]

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JHQ: Washington D.C. St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon

2015-Mar-05

Washington D.C. St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon
Thursday, March 12

Jasper alumni, family, and friends are invited to join the College and alumni hosts Tony Kavanagh ’82 and Elli Nesbitt ’81 for an afternoon luncheon at James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant & Bar (1 Dupont Circle NW, Washington D.C.). The luncheon will be held from 12 – 2 p.m., is $20 per person and includes a salad, a choice of three entrees, and dessert (cash bar available). Advance registration required.

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JHQ: March 2015 Alumni connection

2015-Mar-02

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MAAC Basketball Championships
Thursday, March 5 – Monday, March 9
 
Congratulations to the men’s and women’s Jasper basketball teams! Best of luck to both teams in this weekend’s MAAC Championship tournament at the Times Union Center (51 S Pearl St., Albany, NY). Learn more about the tournament.
 
Women’s First Round
#6 Niagara vs. #11 Manhattan
Thursday, March 5 at 1:30 p.m.
 
Men’s Quarterfinals
#3 Manhattan vs. winner of Quinnipiac/Marist game
Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m.
 
A limited number of single-session tickets for the first men’s game are available through the Manhattan College ticket office. Please email gojaspers@manhattan.edu with the number of tickets you are requesting.
 
Tickets from the Manhattan College ticket office will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Should that allotment sell out, tickets will be available via Ticketmaster.
 
Alumni Reception

Prior to the first men’s game scheduled for 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, join other Jasper fans at Wolf’s 1-11 Arena Sports Grill, adjacent to the Times Union Center (51 S Pearl St., Albany, NY). The reception, which will be held from 6 – 8 p.m., is $20 and includes a selection of finger foods and appetizers and a cash bar will be available. 

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

Washington D.C. St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon
Thursday, March 12
 
Join the College and alumni hosts Tony Kavanagh ’82 and Elli Nesbitt ’81 for an afternoon luncheon at James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant & Bar (1 Dupont Circle NW, Washington D.C.). The luncheon will be held from 12 – 2 p.m., is $20 per person and includes a salad, a choice of three entrees, and dessert (cash bar available). Advance registration is required. 
 
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). 
 
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.

Fairfield County Alumni Reception
Thursday, March 26

Alumni, family and friends living or working in the Stamford area are invited to join the College for a dinner reception hosted by Susan Iorio Duarte ’84 and Rich Calo ’83 at Zody’s 19th Hole (451 Stillwater Rd., Stamford, CT). Connect with other Jaspers and hear about what’s new in Riverdale! The event will begin at 6:30 p.m., and is $30 per person. Advance registration is required. 

2015 Save the Dates
 
Jasper Open
Monday, May 4
The College’s premier golf outing will be held at Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Scarborough, NY. For more information about participating in this special event, please visit manhattan.edu/jasperopen.
 
Reunion Weekend
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.

News
Walt Olsewski ’68 notches 200th win as Jaspers defeat Howard. 
 
From Brooklyn to Israel: Rhamel Brown ’14 continues his love of basketball. 
 
Read news articles highlighting Manhattan College, its programs, and the activities and accomplishments of its community.
 
 
A Message from the Alumni Society President
Read the latest message from Alumni Society President, Meg Walsh.
 
 
Women’s Wellness for Alumnae by Alumnae
On 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, meditation, Zumba, and keynote speaker Julienne Ryan ’81. Learn more about this exciting event. Advance registration is required.
 
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Join the Clean Energy Revolution with Sungevity
It’s a new year and change is in the air! This year, why not start off 2015 by powering your home with clean, solar energy through the Alumni Office’s partnership with Sungevity? Taking the first step is easy. Request a FREE quote and find out how much you could save on electricity bills. Plus, you’ll save $750 off your system and Sungevity will give $750 to Manhattan College to support our important work!
Join the clean energy revolution and find out what solar could look like on your home!
 
 
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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JHQ: February monthly (received 2/25)

2015-Feb-25

http://manhattan.edu/newsletters/ManhattanMonthly/2015_02/index.html

February 2015: Manhattan Monthly

News

Engineering Professor Creates Technology To Replicate Rare Pieces Of Antique Instruments

Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D., in collaboration with the University of Connecticut, is revolutionizing the history of music with the replication of rare antique instrument parts using a 3-D printer.

Students Deliver Safe Drinking Water in Mexico City

In January, 12 students from the School of Engineering traveled to Mexico City to participate in a study abroad course and give back to the local community with the installation of a safe drinking water filter and donations of toys and clothes. 

Students

Business Students Offer Complimentary Tax Services to Qualified Bronx Residents

Manhattan College business students have partnered with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for the sixth year in a row to provide tax preparation services to local Bronx residents this tax season. 

On Campus

Center for the Study of the Future of Education to Host Featured Speakers

In order to establish an understanding of poverty and the effect it can have on students, Manhattan College’s new Center for the Study of the Future of Education will welcome two distinguished speakers to campus this semester on March 25 and April 22. 

Spring Semester of Major Author Reading Series Continues with Distinguished Authors

Four distinguished authors will speak at Manhattan College during the 2015 spring semester as part of the College’s biannual Major Author Reading Series. The series continues on March 26 with poet and nonfiction writer Gianmarc Manzione ’02. 

Manhattan Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with Day of Service

On Jan. 24, Manhattan students volunteered around the city as part of the College’s first ever Day of Service to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and legacy. 

Athletics

Olsewski Notches 200th Win as Jaspers Defeat Howard

Head coach Walter Olsewski ’68 received his 200th win with the men’s and women’s swimming teams on Jan. 31.

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Teams Compete at MAAC Indoor Championships

The men’s track and field team finished second at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Indoor Championships at the New Balance Armory Track & Field Center on Feb. 21. The women’s squad ended up just six points out of second, taking fourth place overall. 

Cosgrove Named MAAC Preseason Freshman Of The Year

D1Baseball.com recently named Tom Cosgrove ’18 of the men’s baseball team as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) preseason Freshman of the Year while Manhattan was tabbed to finish fifth in the circuit by renowned college baseball columnist Eric Sorenson. 

Alumni

Join Fellow Jaspers to March in the New York City Parade

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, join fellow Jaspers on March 17 to march in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade led by the Manhattan College Pipes & Drums and Gaelic Society. The College will host a 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). 

Women’s Wellness Event on April 11

On April 11, alumnae are invited to attend a women’s wellness event on campus with yoga, meditation, zumba and a keynote speaker. The event will be held in Kelly Commons Rooms 5B & C, and is sponsored by the Alumnae Initiative Committee. 

Return to Riverdale for Reunion Weekend 2015

From June 5-7, the College will host Reunion Weekend 2015, and invites volunteers from anniversary classes ending in either -5 or -0, especially graduates from 1965 and 1990, to serve as representatives.  

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