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JHQ: Register by May 25th for Reunion Weekend!


Don’t miss out!

There’s still time to register for
Reunion Weekend 2018!

If you have already signed up for Reunion Weekend, we can’t wait to see you back on campus, June 1 – 3. If you haven’t, please register by noon on Friday, May 25.

Sign up for any part of the weekend or take advantage of special package pricing.



Please contact the Alumni Relations office at (718) 862-7432 or
with any questions.

If you’ve already registered for the weekend, please disregard this message.

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JHQ: Alma Mater ranks among from Facebook


Manhattan College ranks among the top 40 Best Catholic Colleges and Universities. #Jaspers

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JHQ: Manhattan Monthly — May 2018


Breaking Ground on the Higgins Engineering & Science Center

The future three-story structure, slated for completion in the fall of 2020, will modernize the facilities supporting the College’s engineering and science programs.

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Commencement Exercises Take Place This Week

Between the assortment of academic opportunities students have seized, and the ways in which they’re preparing for the professional world, the possibilities have been limitless for Manhattan College’s class of 2018.

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Kirsten Battocchio ’18 Named Undergraduate Valedictorian

Kirsten Battocchio ’18, a United States Marine Corps veteran, is Manhattan College’s undergraduate valedictorian and will speak on behalf of the class of 2018 at Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 18.

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Kaveri Krishnan ’18 (M.S.) is Spring Commencement Valedictorian

A standout in Manhattan College’s organizational leadership program, Kaveri Krishnan ’18 (M.S.) is the Spring Commencement valedictorian and will speak on behalf of her classmates on Wednesday, May 16.

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Students Lead City-Wide Outreach During Mission Month

Students and faculty spent the month of April volunteering in New York City. In doing so, they carried out the Manhattan College mission, to lead and serve our community.

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Work Begins on Gaelic Park Athletic Center

Progress has begun on Manhattan’s Gaelic Park Athletic Center (GPAC), the new locker room, office, and training room facility for the Jaspers’ outdoor sports set to open this fall.

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JHQ: Manhattan Monthly: March 2018


[JR: Don’t have the url for this month’s issue. When I find it, I’ll let you know.]

[JR: Someone forgot to upload it to the appropriate spot this month.]

$25 Million Gift to Transform School of Business

Thomas D. O’Malley ’63, former chairman of Manhattan College’s board of trustees, has provided the largest gift in Manhattan College history: $25 million to increase student scholarships and grants, support innovative teaching and research, and enhance and diversify learning opportunities within Manhattan College’s School of Business, now known as The O’Malley School of Business.

Students, Faculty Reflect on Lenten Season

Manhattan College faculty, students and staff have submitted reflections that describe their spiritual journey throughout Lent.

Program Focuses on Women’s Professional Development

The Office of Career Pathways has started a women’s professional development summer internship program, Women Inspiring Successful Enterprise, to develop female emerging leaders and empower them to advance professionally. The program was funded through a gift made by Jim Boyle ’61.

Students Assist Bronx Residents with Tax Returns

Students in the O’Malley School of Business are working with University Neighborhood Housing Program’s Northwest Bronx Resource Center to provide free tax preparation to low income families throughout the borough.

Jaspers Earn Top 10 Spot in Unilever Competition

Two chemical engineering students and one communication student competed in the UniGame, an international business competition that gave the students the opportunity to create a proposal that helped Ben & Jerry’s tackle real business needs.

Summer Day Camp Open to Kids Ages 6-14

Manhattan College’s new Summer Day Camp is designed to advance the interests and creativity of children in math, science, arts, computer science and reading. The on-campus program will take place from Monday, June 25 to Friday, August 17 between 9am and 5pm, with open houses available from mid-March to early May.

Williams to Play in 3 on 3 National Championship

Senior Rich Williams was announced as one of 128 student-athletes from all 32 Division I college basketball conferences for the inaugural 3X3U National Championship to take place in San Antonio, Texas during the Men’s Basketball Final Four weekend.

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JHQ: Reunion Weekend 6/1-3 — ’68 Gold & ’93 Silver


Dear Alumni:

The College hopes you’ve marked your calendars for reunion weekend, June 1, 2 & 3, 2018.  This year celebrates those graduates from years ending in 3 and 8, however, all are welcome!  Special events are planned for the class of 1968 celebrating their 50th Anniversary and the class of 1993 celebrating their Silver Anniversary.  Look for you invitation in the mail that will be arriving in about a week.


Kathy Muskopf
Director, Advancement

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Jim Brown ‘58 commented on JHQ: Reunion Weekend 6/1-3 — ’68 Gold & ’93 Silver

2018-Mar-03 Dear Alumni: The College hopes you’ve marked your calendars for reunion weekend, June 1, 2 & 3, 2018.  This …

Reminder, many of us are celebrating our Diamond “60th” also. Please join us.

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JHQ: Alumni Connection | March 2018


Alumni Connection | March 2018

March 3, 2018 | Albany, NY and New York, NY

2018 MAAC Tournament 
Alumni Pre-Game Reception and NYC Watch Party

  • March 3 | Albany | Alumni Pre-Game Reception »
  • March 3 | NYC | Watch Party

March 11-17 and March 26, 2018 | Florida
Manhattan College Returns to Florida

  • March 11 | Southwest Florida Luncheon »
  • March 13 | Winter Park Reception »
  • March 14 | Sarasota luncheon »
  • March 15 | Naples and Bonita Springs Reception »
  • March 17 | Naples St. Patrick’s day Parade »
  • March 26 | West Palm Beach Golf Outing and Dinner »

March 15, 2018 | New Hyde Park, NY
Long Island St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon

March 15, 2018 | Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Reception

March 17, 2018 | New York, NY
NYC St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast and Parade

Looking Ahead… Save the Dates!

  • April 11 | Financial Services Advisory Reception »
  • May 14 | 30th Annual Jasper Open »
  • June 1-3 | Reunion Weekend 2018 »


  • Manhattan College Mourns Passing of President Emeritus, Brother Thomas J. Scanlan, FSC
  • Annual De La Salle Medal Dinner Toasts Eileen Murray ’80, Hon. D.Sc. ’15
  • Help Us Develop Our Mascot for the Jaspers
  • New Chemical Engineering Faculty Making Connections to Job Placements, Industries
  • Hiring Summer Interns? On-Campus Housing Available for All Students This Summer

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JHQ: Manhattan Monthly: February 2018


Manhattan Monthly: February 2018

Brother Thomas J. Scanlan, FSC (1945-2018)

Brother Thomas J. Scanlan, FSC, president emeritus of Manhattan College, passed away on Sunday, February 4, at the age of 72. The 18th president of Manhattan College, serving from 1987 to 2009, Br. Thomas helped navigate the College through a difficult financial period in the 1980s to become the institution it is today.

De La Salle Dinner Toasts Eileen Murray ’80, Hon. D.Sc. ’15

Led by De La Salle Dinner chair Moira Kilcoyne ’83 and Board of Trustees chair Kenneth Rathgeber ’70, Manhattan College’s annual fundraising event raised more than $1.1 million toward high priority programs such as student scholarships, financial aid and programming. The guest of honor was Eileen Murray ’80, Hon. D.Sc. ’15, the co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates.

Exhibit Brings Stories of Everyday Life in Bethlehem

The Museum of the Palestinian People’s traveling exhibition, Bethlehem Beyond the Wall, will be on view at Manhattan College until Tuesday, Feb. 27. The exhibit offers visitors a rare glimpse of Bethlehem from the perspective of the city’s residents.

Philosophy Professor Studying Ethics of Self-Driving Cars

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi recently said that he wants fully unmanned taxis serving paying customers by mid-2019. But what happens when these driverless cars are on the road? Heidi Furey, Ph.D., an assistant professor of philosophy at Manhattan College, is working to answer that question.

Help Us Develop Our Mascot for the Jaspers

Manhattan College is embarking on the development of a mascot for the Jaspers to engage fans at Manhattan College athletics events and represent the Jaspers throughout the community. As a valuable Manhattan College stakeholder, we want to hear your thoughts on what this mascot should be and represent.

This Season’s Final Home Basketball Games

On Sunday, Feb. 25, Draddy Gymnasium will host the last home basketball games of the season. Prior to each game, our senior student-athletes will be honored. There will also be a Kids Zone open at 1pm and 5pm with activities for kids and prizes. Kids 13 and under are free for both games. To purchase tickets, visit

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