Category Archives: JHQ – From Headquarters

JHQ: Alma Mater hosts Lasallian Youth Assembly


120 participants from the U.S., Canada & Italy join us on campus today for the 2015 ‪#‎Lasallian‬ Youth Summer Assembly! Welcome all!

The program is set for this year’s Lasallian Youth Summer Assembly to be held at Manhattan College the week of July 12-17. We are pleased to announce that we are at full capacity and that this year (again) we will be an international assembly with participants from Canada, Italy and the United State…

# – # – # – # – #  2015-Jul-12 @ 10:51  

JHQ: Alma Mater takes the “King’s stolen money”


College Receives NSF Grant to Support Summer Forum on Environmental Resource Recovery
Manhattan College, along with the Water Environment Federation and the Water Environment Research Foundation, will host the forum from Aug. 9-11.

# – # – # – # – # 

[JR: Sad fact of life. But then he who has the gold makes the rules. Terrible!]  

# – # – # – # – #  2015-Jul-07 @ 10:42  

JHQ: Jaspers Abroad blog


Jaspers Abroad: Summer Study Abroad Students Blog About Their Trips 

# – # – # – # – #  2015-Jul-07 @ 10:39  

JHQ: Spencer, Emily Gordon [MC2003] founds Heartillery Group non-profit



The Heartillery Group shows support, love and gratitude to American troops serving overseas by sending cards, letters and care packages.

Just a few short months after Emily (Gordon) Spencer ’03 married fellow Harvard Extension School graduate Scott Spencer, a U.S. Army reservist, she found herself alone in a new home and a new community in Norwood, Mass. Scott and his unit, the 532nd out of Brockton, had been deployed to Afghanistan for an 11-month tour.

# – # – # – # – # 

Spencer, Emily Gordon [MC2003]

# – # – # – # – #  2015-Jul-01 @ 17:32  

JHQ: July Alumni Connection


Construction Industry Golf Tournament

Monday, July 20

Join us at Leewood Golf Club (1 Leewood Dr., Eastchester, NY) for this year’s Construction Industry Golf Tournament. Check-in will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by brunch at 11 a.m. and shotgun start at 12 p.m. Cocktails and dinner will begin at 5 p.m. REGISTER»

The annual outing, sponsored by the Manhattan College Alumni Society, has become a signature event for alumni and friends of Manhattan College. The program was founded in 1997 and benefits the College’s civil engineering program.

# – # – #

Jersey Shore Luncheon

Friday, July 24

Alumni and friends living in or visiting the Jersey Shore are invited to attend the annual summer luncheon at the Essex and Sussex (700 Ocean Ave., Spring Lake, NJ) at 11:30 a.m. The event, hosted by Bill Harkins ’67 and Ray Wuertz ’79, is $40 per person and includes a sit-down lunch with a salad, choice of entree, dessert, and a glass of wine or beer. 

# – # – #

Saratoga Day at the Races

Friday, July 31

Join the College for a day at the races at Saratoga Race Course (267 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY) followed by a dinner reception at The Inn at Saratoga (231 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY).

The day will kick off at 11:30 a.m. with a luncheon in the Turf Terrace. The first post time will be 1 p.m. Later in the evening, enjoy a cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m. and a dinner reception at The Inn. Please note this popular annual event typically sells out quickly!

Track Only: $95 per person (includes admission to the track, Turf Terrace and luncheon)

Dinner & Cocktails Only: $75 per person

Package Price: $160 per person

# – # – # 

Save the Date: Broderick “Jasper 66″ Dinner & Golf Outing

Monday, September 21

Plan to join the College for the Broderick “Jasper 66″ Dinner and Golf Outing, supporting the Donald R. Broderick ’86 Memorial Scholarship. The outing will be held at Westchester Hills Golf Club (401 Ridgeway, White Plains, NY). Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by brunch at 11 a.m. and shotgun tee-off at 12 p.m. Cocktails will begin at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Registration information is forthcoming. Visit to learn more.

# – # – # – # – #  2015-Jul-01 @ 11:45  

JHQ: Matthew McManness Alma Mater’s CFO


Matthew McManness Appointed Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial Officer

# – # – # – # – #  2015-Jun-29 @ 18:59  

JHQ: June 2015 Manhattan Monthly


Positive Career Outlook for 2014 Graduates
It’s been more than a year since members of the class of 2014 graduated, and according to results of a follow-up survey, nearly 90% of graduates reported having either gone on to a graduate or professional school or accepted a job in that time.  

First in the Family
Four first generation college students reflect on their experiences at Manhattan and how they’ve navigated through and acclimated to college life.  

On Campus

College to Formally Recognize School of Liberal Arts in Fall 2015
Beginning in the fall 2015 semester, Manhattan College will change the name of its School of Arts to the School of Liberal Arts, reflecting the school’s distinct emphasis on a liberal arts curriculum in a variety of disciplines. 

Manhattan Hosts First Business Analytics Conference and Competition
Attracting participants from 13 colleges and universities from across the nation, Manhattan College hosted the first annual Business Analytics Conference and Competition from May 19-21.Athletics

Athletics Unveils Enhancements to Facilities
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Noah LeFevre recently unveiled the plans for the new basketball court at Draddy Gymnasium.

Thanks to support of Fred Marro ’77, athletics also recently announced the opening of the Marro Broadcast Studio. 

Jaspers Earn Two NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards
The men’s golf team and women’s softball team received NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards for their success in the classroom.


 Alumni Reconnect in Riverdale

This year’s Reunion Weekend honored the class of 2005, celebrating their 10th anniversary, the class of 1990, celebrating their silver 25th anniversary, and the class of 1965, celebrating their golden 50th anniversary.  

Seven Seniors to Take on Positions of Service and Faith after Graduation
After graduating on May 17, seven recent Manhattan College graduates will embark on new service positions in a variety of roles. Three will join Lasallian Volunteers across the United States and other individuals will join Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Americorps, the Ameson Foundation and the Cathedral Seminary. 

# – # – # – # – #  2015-Jun-29 @ 18:57