Category Archives: JHQ – From Headquarters

JHQ: April Alumni Connections

2015-Apr-01

http://home.manhattan.edu/collegerelations/alumniconnection/2015_04/index.htm

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 manhattan.edu/jasperopen.

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 manhattan.edu/reunion.

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. 

News

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 manhattan.edu/halloffame

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.

2015-Mar-28

Jim Napolitano ’98 named a project executive @MAST_Inc. Details: http://t.co/5GxnCROnTk

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http://philadelphia.citybizlist.com/article/253392/mast-construction-services-promotes-three-team-members-to-executive-positions

MAST Construction Services Promotes Three Team Members To Executive Positions

3/19/15

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

MAST Construction Services, Inc. (www.mastconstruction.com), 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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JHQ: 4/11/15 DC Lasallian Alumni Service Day

2015-Mar-27

Washington D.C. Lasallian Alumni Service Day
Saturday, April 11

Christian Brothers Conference invites alumni of Lasallian colleges and universities living in the Washington D.C. area to participate in a day of service. Volunteers will work with the San Miguel Middle School to put together food bags for the homeless as well as other small projects at the school and in the neighborhood. Coffee, tea, juice and donuts will be provided in the morning.

Saturday, April 11
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
San Miguel Middle School
7705 Georgia Ave. NW, Washington D.C.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Alisa Macksey at amacksey@cbconf.org.

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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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