JHQ: September Alumni Connection


Yankees Pregame Reception & Game

Enjoy a private pregame reception with fellow Jaspers as the Yankees take on the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The cost of the event is $50 per person and includes admission to the park and access to the Malibu Rooftop Deck (exclusively for Manhattan College alumni and guests), all food and non-alcoholic beverages. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., and game time is 7:05 p.m. 

Broderick Scholarship Golf Tournament

Please join us on Monday, Sept. 24 at Westchester Hills Golf Club (401 Ridgeway Ave., White Plains, NY) for the eighth annual Jasper 66 Golf Outing and 26th anniversary dinner to benefit the Donald R. Broderick Memorial Scholarship fund. Since its inception, the fund has raised more than $800,000 and has provided 11 graduates and four current students with the opportunity to pursue a Manhattan College education. To register online and for additional details, visit the website.

For more information about the tournament and dinner, please contact Mary Ellen Malone by phone at (718) 862-7976.

Port City Brewing Company

Washington, D.C., Port City Brewery Tour & Tasting

The Alumni Club of Metro Washington, D.C., is proud to announce its first event of the season. Join fellow alumni on Saturday, Sept. 29 for a private tasting and tour at Port City (3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria, VA, 23304), a new artisanal brewery. The event, hosted by Elli Nesbitt ’81, will begin at 11 a.m., and the tasting and tour will run about two hours. The cost is $10 per person and includes a Port City souvenir tasting glass. Payment may be made directly to Port City on the day of the event. For questions about the event, please contact Elli Nesbitt at (703) 623-4275.

For those who would like to continue the fun afternoon, an optional lunch will follow at Ted’s Montana Grill (2451 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA, 22314). Lunch will be a la carte and guests can pay the restaurant directly as well.

To RSVP, please contact Ainsley Woakes, assistant director of Alumni Relations, at (718) 862-7454 or email ainsley.woakes@manhattan.edu.

Join Manhattan College in the Hispanic Day Parade

Alumni, family and friends are invited to march along Fifth Avenue in this year’s Hispanic Day Parade on Sunday, Oct. 14. The estimated step-off time for the College’s unit is at 3 p.m. Please arrive no later than 2:15 p.m. for assembly. The parade will start at 12 p.m. on 46th Street at Fifth Avenue and will end at 5 p.m. at 69th Street. The colorful Hispanic Parade is a showcase of Hispanic solidarity and encourages the traditional values, music, costumes and folklore of each participating country. Parade participants’ number more than 10,000, and spectators exceed 1 million. Participation in the parade and events will provide exceptional opportunities to demonstrate the College’s support of the Hispanic community.

A post-parade gathering is being organized, and details are forthcoming. For more information about the parade, please contact Joaquin Pradas ’71 by email at jfxpradas@hotmail.com. Please keep the Alumni Relations office aware if you’re participating by emailing alumni@manhattan.edu, as limited spaces are available to march.

Nassau County Alumni Reception

Join the College on Thursday, Oct. 18 at The St. James (190 Second St., Mineola, NY) from 6-9 p.m. for an evening cocktail reception. Jim O’Leary ’75, proprietor of The St. James, will host the event, and the cost is $40 per person ($25 for young alumni from the classes of 2002-2012), which includes open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. REGISTER»

California Events – October 2012

Manhattan College is coming back to California. Mark your calendars for the following dates and please join us for one (or more) of the events. For more information and to register, please visit http://manhattan.edu/alumni.

Please contact Ainsley Woakes, assistant director of Alumni Relations at (718) 862-7454 or email ainsley.woakes@manhattan.edu with any questions.

San Francisco Reception

Monday, Oct. 22, 2012
The Brick Yard (1787 Union St., San Francisco)
6–8 p.m.

Enjoy after-work drinks and appetizers with fellow Manhattan grads on historic Union Street. The cost of the event is $25 per person and includes two drinks and a selection of appetizers. REGISTER»

Newport Beach Reception

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
The Cannery (3010 Lafayette Rd., Newport Beach)
6–8:30 p.m.

Enjoy after-work drinks and appetizers with fellow Manhattan grads on historic Union Street. The cost of the event is $25 per person and includes two drinks and a selection of appetizers. REGISTER»

Los Angeles Alumni Breakfast

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
LA Market at JW Marriott LA Live Hotel (900 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles)
8–9:30 a.m.

Get your day started with fellow Jaspers at our Los Angeles gathering. Enjoy a classic breakfast and catch up with the College and old friends (and hopefully a few new ones). REGISTER» 

San Diego Happy Hour Wine Tasting

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
Wet Stone Wine Bar (1927 4th Ave., San Diego)

Relax and enjoy a casual wine and food pairing for $30 per person. Happy hour specials will also be available for purchase directly from the restaurant until 7 p.m. REGISTER»

Open House Alumni Brunch

On Sunday, Oct. 28, the Alumni Relations office and President Brennan O’Donnell cordially invite you to attend our annual Open House Mass and Alumni Brunch, a special event for families with prospective students. Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers followed by a 10:30 a.m. brunch in Dante’s Den. At 12 p.m., a welcome address will be made in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers.

The event is free, though advance reservations are required.

For more information and to register, visit the Open House section of the website.

Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony 2012

The 2012 Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, Nov. 10. This year’s inductees include: Richard Alexander ’81 (track and field), James Amandola ’02 (men’s lacrosse), George Fisher ’74 (golf), Fran Fraschilla (men’s basketball coach), Sandy Gordon ’88 (women’s basketball), Bo Kucyna ’81 (men’s soccer), Travis Lyons ’98 (men’s basketball) and Tiffanie Poole ’00 (track and field).

Mass will be held at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers, followed by cocktails at 5 p.m. in Dante’s Den. The dinner and induction ceremony will take place in Smith Auditorium at 6 p.m.

For more information about the event and to register, visit http://manhattan.edu/halloffame.

NYSC New York Sports Club & Town Sports International

The Alumni Relations office is happy to announce a partnership with Town Sports International (parent company of New York Sports Club) to offer Manhattan College alumni a corporate membership discount of $74 a month for a one-year passport membership at any club, any time.
News Spotlight

Eleven years after Sept. 11, engineering alumni Anthony Sartor ’64 and Steven Plate ’76 are partnering to help rebuild the World Trade Center.

Honored Faculty Manhattan College thanks the following professors who retired in 2012 for their longtime service to the College:

Faraj Abdulahad, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of economics and finance (started in 1970)

George Freiji, Ph.D., assistant professor emeritus of English (started in 1969)

Thomas Mancuso ’64, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering (started in 1973)

Al Manduley, M.B.A., assistant professor emeritus of marketing and director of global business studies (started in 1958)

John McCabe ’57, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of mathematics and computer Science (started 1966)

Judith Plaskow, Ph.D., professor emeritus of religious studies (started in 1979)

John Tomer, Ph.D., professor emeritus of economics and finance (started in 1983)

John Wilcox, Ph.D., professor emeritus of religious studies, former vice president for the Mission office and director for the Center of Lasallian Studies (started in 1974)

Upcoming Alumni Event Dates

New York City Club Reception, Nov. 28

Join the College on Wednesday, Nov 28 at Mutual of America for the NYC Club’s annual alumni reception. Author Michael Ledwidge ’92 will be this year’s speaker.

Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular, Dec. 7
Get in the holiday spirit as Radio City celebrates 85 years of The Rockettes.

Reunion Weekend 2013, May 31-June 2, 2013

Attention Restaurant/Bar Owners

Do you or another Jasper you know own a restaurant or bar? We’d love to host an alumni event with you. Please let us know at alumni@manhattan.edu.

Have You “Liked” Us Yet?

Don’t forget to check out the new Manhattan College Alumni Facebook page! “Like” our page to reconnect with old classmates and fellow alumni, stay updated on upcoming events, browse photos from past events and keep in contact with the College.Visit Facebook.com to see the new page.

Share Your News and Updates

Please keep the Alumni Relations and Marketing and Communication offices informed of any updates in your career and personal life. We are eager to receive your notice of promotions, advanced degrees, births, marriages, deceased notices and any ideas you might have for campus news. Please also notify us of any changes to your home address and business contact information.

Submit online or email

Alumni Society

Are you interested in joining the Alumni Society Board? Meetings are held four times throughout the academic year and volunteers are greatly needed. Please email alumni@manhattan.edu to learn more.

Jasper Screensavers

Catch the Jasper spirit on your computer screen with custom wallpaper options.

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[JR: You can submit your news online to Jasper Jottings too. And, I know the Alumni Office “poaches”. LOL! If if they don’t like competition for your eyeball, it does keep them on their toes. Of email: jasper at reinke dot c(harlie) c(charlie). It’s a domain from the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. At one time, it was important to have my name. Do all fat old white guy injineer”s have big egos? And the “Reinke Pivot Irrigator” of Nebraska beat me to reinke dot com by a few hours. Another gold rush I missed. Argh!]


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