JHQ: Manhattan Monthly April 2017



Moran, Perkins to Receive Honorary Degrees at Commencement

Thomas J. Moran ’74, chairman of the board of Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, will receive an honorary degree in humane letters and address the class of 2017 at Manhattan College’s annual Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 19. Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D., founder, president and chief executive officer of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers, will receive an honorary degree in pedagogy and address graduates at Spring Commencement on Thursday, May 18.

Jaena Sigue ’18 Receives Newman Civic Fellowship

Jaena Sigue ’18, an environmental science major and an intern with the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, is one of 273 students worldwide who are part of the 2017 class of Newman Civic Fellows.

Attend Graduate Open House on April 27

Manhattan College will host an Open House on Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. for prospective graduate students who want to learn more about our graduate degree programs.

Kenyan Ambassador Visits Government Seminar

The Republic of Kenya’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Macharia Kamau, visited campus on April 6 to discuss world affairs with College seniors studying conflict resolution.

Faculty Share Their Thoughts About the Online MBA Program

MBA program faculty speak about what sets Manhattan College’s MBA program apart, describe the ideal graduate student and discuss the online program’s outcomes and benefits.

Nicole Williams ’20 Tosses First No-Hitter in Program History

Williams became the first Jaspers’ softball pitcher to throw a no-hitter in a 6-0 victory over Saint Peter’s on April 12. The win was Manhattan’s 20th victory of the season, helping the Jaspers to rise to first place atop the MAAC standings.

College Mourns the Loss of Jerome Cashman ’53

Jerome P. Cashman ’53, Ph.D., who began teaching at Manhattan College in 1957 and held numerous administrative positions at the College, including serving 20 years as vice president for student services, died on April 9. He was 89.

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[JR: Link courtesy of Peter McHugh (MCstaff)]  

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