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Alumni Society Meeting #3
Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 9:30am – 12pm
Location: Memorial Hall, Chancellor’s Room


A light breakfast will be served in the Advancement office (Memorial Hall, Room 100) prior to the meeting at 9 a.m.

Read more about the Manhattan College Alumni Society and meetings throughout the year.

Every graduate of the College is automatically a member of our Alumni Society, If you are interested in serving on the Alumni Society Board, we invite you to attend a meeting throughout the year.


Marist Pregame Alumni Reception
Saturday, February 13, 2016 | 5 – 7pm


Join other Jaspers at Mahoney’s Irish Pub (35 Main St., Poughkeepsie, NY) before Manhattan takes on Marist at McCann Arena (3399 North Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY). There is no charge to attend the reception – 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.

For more information and to RSVP, please contact Bob Nasser ’67 at or Cesare Manfredi ’67

Tip-off is at 7 p.m. and game tickets can be purchased directly from Marist Athletics.


Thursday, February 18, 2016 | 6 – 9pm
Location: De La Salle Hall, Room 104 (Gunn Room)


Planning meeting for the 25th Annual Reality Retreat Weekend.


Jaspers of Georgia Luncheon
Sunday, February 28, 2016 | 12:30 – 3:30pm


Alumni, family and friends are invited to join the College and host Bob Fink ’57 at Cherokee Country Club (665 Hightower Trail, Atlanta, GA) for the annual Atlanta-area luncheon.

The event will begin with a 12:30 p.m. reception, followed by a lunch buffet at 1 p.m. The cost is $30 per person and advance registration is required. REGISTER»


Southwest Florida Alumni Luncheon
Sunday, March 6, 2016 | 11:30am – 3pm


Alumni, family and friends living in or visiting Southwest Florida are invited to join the College at the annual luncheon at Pelican’s Nest Golf Club (4450 Pelicans Nest Dr., Bonita Springs, FL). The event, hosted by Jim Connors ’57, is $25 per person and will begin at 1 p.m. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»

Prior to the luncheon, guests are invited to a gathering at Jim’s home (3440 Lakemont Dr., Bonita Springs, FL) at 11:30 a.m.


Winter Park Alumni Reception
Monday, March 7, 2016 | 5:30 – 8pm


Alumni, family and friends are invited to join the College and other Jaspers for a dinner reception hosted by Michael ’58 and Aimee Kakos at Luma on Park (290 South Park Ave., Winter Park, FL). The cost of the event is $35 per person. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»

The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m.


West Palm Beach Alumni Golf Outing & Dinner
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 | 11:30am – 7pm


Join the College for a day of golf hosted by Peter McDermott ’67 at Ironhorse Country Club (8055 Ironhorse Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL). Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by tee-off at 12 p.m. Following the outing, cocktails and dinner will begin at 5 p.m.

Golf and dinner package is $125 per person. Not a golfer? Join us for the evening reception and dinner for only $50 per person. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»


Washington D.C. St. Patrick's Day Reception
Thursday, March 10, 2016 | 6 – 8:30pm


Alumni, family and friends living or working in the D.C. area are invited to join the College and other Jaspers for an evening reception hosted by Elli Nesbitt ’81 and Tony Kavanagh ’82 at James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant & Bar (1 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, D.C.). The reception will take place in the Hoban Room.

The cost of the event is $35 per person. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»


Sarasota Alumni Luncheon
Friday, March 11, 2016 | 12 – 2:30pm


Alumni, parents, family and friends are invited to join the College for an afternoon luncheon hosted by Neil ’60 and Lillian O’Leary at the University Park Country Club (7671 The Park Blvd., Sarasota, FL).

The event will begin at 12 p.m. and is $25 per person. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»


Bonita Springs & Naples Alumni Reception
Friday, March 11, 2016 | 6:30 – 9pm


Alumni, family and friends living in or visiting Southwest Florida are invited to join the College back at the home of Jim Connors ’57 (3440 Lakemont Dr., Bonita Springs, FL). Enjoy a hot Irish dinner as well as a performance by members of the Manhattan College Pipes & Drums. REGISTER»


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JHQ: Sunday’s Manahttan-Quinnipiac Game Postponed


Sunday’s Manahttan-Quinnipiac Game Postponed
Courtesy: Manhattan Athletic Department
Release: 01/30/2016

RIVERDALE, NY – Due to mechanical issues with the basketball hoops at Draddy Gymansium, the Manhattan College women’s basketball team’s matchup against Quinnipiac has been postponed.  The Jaspers (9-10, 6-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) and Bobcats (12-7, 7-3 MAAC) were originally scheduled to play at 2 p.m. on Sunday.  The contest will be made up on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m., prior to the Manhattan men’s basketball game against Saint Peter’s.

[JR: I don’t cover sports; GOJASPERS.COM does a fine job of that. But this might save a wasted trip to Alma Mater!]  

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JHQ: Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC, to Receive ACCU’s Hesburgh Award


Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC, to Receive ACCU’s Hesburgh Award

The Manhattan College president emeritus to be honored by Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.

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JHQ: 2016 De La Salle Medal



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Last night, Manhattan College awarded the 2016 De La Salle Medal to Gary R. Heminger, president & CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, for exemplifying excellence in corporate leadership. This year marked the 40th annual De La Salle Dinner and the College’s most successful dinner to date — raising $1.7 million for student scholarships, financial aid and a variety of needs. Pictured left to right are President Brennan O’Donnell, dinner chair Thomas O’Malley ’63, Gary Heminger and chairman of the board of trustees, Kenneth Rathgeber ’70.

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JHQ: Alma Mater has move in day in the snow


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Resident students: we’re looking forward to having you back for the spring semester! Move-in is scheduled for Sunday, January 24 from 2-5pm. While snow is forecast for Saturday, the weather report suggests that travel will be safe by Sunday afternoon, so we advise you to wait until then to return to campus.

If you are travelling from a far distance and and are concerned about Sunday travel, we can accommodate you after 1pm on Friday. You MUST email if you need to come early.

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[JR: I just found this funny.]  

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JHQ: Alma Mater is in FL


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Yesterday at 12:06pm · We’re dreaming of warmer weather today, Jaspers! If you’re living in or visiting Florida this month, the Alumni office will be hosting events in Jacksonville, The Villages and Naples from January 25 – 27. Check out the alumni calendar for more information about these events and to sign-up! We’ll also be back to Florida from March 6 – 12, mark your calendars.

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JHQ: 2016 De La Salle Medal Dinner


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On Jan. 21, the College will honor Gary R. Heminger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, at the De La Salle Medal Dinner. As the College’s largest fundraiser of the year, proceeds help provide an excellent, values-based education for our students. If you would like to celebrate with us at the Waldorf Astoria, visit 

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