Category Archives: JHQ – From Headquarters

JHQ: August Alumni Connection


August Alumni Connection
Manhattan College Alumni Relations via
12:10 PM (2 hours ago)

Saturday, August 8, 2015 | Southampton Publick House
A Day in the Hamptons

Sunday, August 9, 2015 | New York, NY
Dominican Day Parade

Thursday, August 13, 2015 | Boat Basin Cafe
Summer Alumni Reception

Saturday, August 15, 2015 | Monmouth Park Racetrack
A Day at Monmouth Park Racetrack

Sunday, August 30, 2015| Nationals Park
Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins

Friday, Sept. 18 – Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 | Bishop Molloy Retreat House
Reality Retreat Weekend

Money Magazine Ranks Manhattan College as Top Catholic College in the Country
Majority of May 2014 Graduates Secured Jobs or Enrolled in Grad School, Survey Suggests
Alumna Founds Nonprofit for Deployed Military

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JHQ: McDermott family does a book


Michael ’81, Fausta ’82 and Joseph McDermott ’15 wrote and illustrated The Concert Hall Cats, which they published in May 2015.

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JHQ: Fenton Endowment


Fenton Endowment to Provide Additional Learning and Research Opportunities for Biology Department
The Linda and Dennis Fenton ’73 Endowment continues the Fentons’ supportive legacy.

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[JR: Great thing to do!]

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JHQ: Alumni event Washington DC Aug 30


Washington Nationals Alumni Outing

Join alumni host Elli Nesbitt ’81 and other Washington, D.C. Jaspers as the Nationals take on the Miami Marlins in August!

Sunday, August 30
Nationals vs. Marlins
Tickets are located in section 409 and are $17 each.
Game time is 1:35 p.m.

For more information, contact the Alumni Relations Office at or (718) 862-7454.

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JHQ: Manhattan College Signs with Learfield Sports


Manhattan College Signs with Learfield Sports
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 11:09pm CT

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Manhattan College inks an athletic multimedia rights in a multi-year agreement with Learfield Sports, a radio play-by-play provider and a rightsholder to more than 100 collegiate properties. The local Learfield entity dedicated to Manhattan College will manage all aspects of the Jaspers’ rights including signage, digital, corporate sponsorships, television and radio play-by-play, and coaches’ shows, effective immediately.

“We are very excited to enter into a relationship with Learfield Sports,” said Manhattan College Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Noah D. LeFevre. “This partnership is a major step forward for our athletic program and will assist greatly in enhancing our athletic brand on a regional and national level. Learfield Sports represents the gold standard in collegiate marketing, and we look forward to teaming with them on a number of different projects.”

“We at Learfield are very pleased to be working with Noah and his team to further the Jasper brand across many platforms,” said Learfield President/CEO Greg Brown. “We are confident that we will be effective in connecting sponsors with the important story of Manhattan Athletics.” 

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[JR: Hmmm, “rights holder”? Not sure what this means or implies.]

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JHQ: July 2015 Manhattan Monthly


July Manhattan Monthly


Students Say Thank You

Manhattan College students are deeply grateful for the support of the College’s generous donors, and describe what they have been able to accomplish at Manhattan in the following video. 
Money Magazine Ranks Manhattan College as Top Catholic College in The Country

In Money Magazine’s second annual list of Best Colleges, Manhattan College ranked as the top Catholic college in the country and 41st among 736 schools nationwide. 
Jaspers Seek the Good Life Off the Grid in Maine

Earlier this summer, a new religious studies course (RELS 377), took students to Georgetown Island off the coast of Maine for two weeks to examine the tradition of returning to nature in the context of classical literature from Henry David Thoreau’s Walden. 

Fellowship Connects Students with Survivors of the Holocaust

Students from Manhattan College and Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School are conducting and recording interviews with Holocaust survivors as part of a fellowship sponsored by the College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center.

On Campus  

Matthew McManness Appointed VP for Finance/CFO

Matthew S. McManness was recently appointed vice president for finance and chief financial officer at Manhattan College.

Matthew McManness

New Mathematics Programs To Be Introduced in Fall 2015

Supplementing the College’s established math catalog, three new programs in applied mathematics – data analytics, will be offered beginning in the fall 2015 semester. 
College Receives NSF Grant to Support Summer Forum

As a result of a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) award and support and collaboration from the water industry, Manhattan College will host the Intensification of Resource Recovery Forum to address key challenges faced in environmental engineering fromAug. 9-11. 
NSF logo


Masiello Announces Addition of Branden McDonald as Assistant

On July 8, Steve Masiello, head coach of the men’s basketball team, announced that Branden McDonald has joined the back-to-back Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Champion Jaspers as an assistant coach. 
Men’s Soccer Prepares for Eight Home Games in Fall 2015

The Manhattan men’s soccer team will open its 2015 season with three out of its first four matches at Gaelic Park, beginning with the season opener on Aug. 28 against Temple.


Alumna Founds Nonprofit for Deployed Military

What started as letters and cookies from Emily (Gordon) Spencer ’03 to her husband deployed to Afghanistan, resulted in the launch of Heartillery Group, a nonprofit organization that supports American troops serving overseas by sending cards, letters and care packages.

Manhattan Announces 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

In June, the names of eight former student-athletes were announced as members of the 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame.

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[JR: It’s not up online yet. I’ve included the link where it will eventually be placed. If you want the email, I can forwarded it to you.]  

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