July 2012



Take Advantage of New York Sports Club Corporate Discount
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.


All classes are included, as well as a free fitness orientation with a personal trainer. Spouses/domestic partners and children over 14 are also eligible. The Sports Clubs Network offers more than 150 locations in the four major metropolitan areas in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, including New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia. For clubs in your area, click here.


*Join before July 13, 2012, and pay $0 initiation fee and get July FREE. A one time $39 processing fee applies.


To enroll as a new member, please complete the membership agreement and contact Barbara Lichtenberger, corporate wellness consultant for Town Sports International at (917) 351-6680 x1009. Existing members may also convert to the corporate membership and should contact Barbara for details.

Jersey Shore Luncheon
Alumni and friends living in or visiting the Jersey Shore are invited to attend the annual Jersey Shore Luncheon at Spring Lake Manor (415 Route 71, Spring Lake, N.J., 07762) on Friday, July 20. The luncheon, hosted by Bill Harkins ’67, will begin at 12 p.m. The cost is $30 per person and includes one complimentary cocktail and a sit-down luncheon with salad, a choice of four entrees and dessert.





Construction Industry


Construction Industry Golf Outing
The 15th annual Construction Industry Golf Outing will be held at Leewood Golf Club (1 Leewood Dr., Eastchester, N.Y., 10709) on Monday, July 23. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. with brunch at 10:30 a.m. and shotgun tee-off at 12 p.m. Click here for the event brochure.





Saratoga Day at the Races


Saratoga Day at the Races

The Manhattan College Alumni Society and Capital District Alumni Club invite alumni and guests to a day at the races and a dinner reception on Friday, July 27. The day will kick off at 1:30 p.m. at the Saratoga Race Track (267 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 12866) with cocktails and a luncheon followed by races at 2:30 p.m. Later in the evening, alumni and guests are invited to cocktails and a dinner reception at The Inn at Saratoga (231 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 12866).

Track Only: $60 per person admission to track, buffet luncheon and two cocktails
Dinner Reception: $75 per person cocktails, dinner buffet and live entertainment at The Inn

Package Price: $125 per person


**We suggest overnight accommodations in the area be made as quickly as possible. Visit saratoga.com for information about area hotels.



Summer Baseball Outings


Summer Baseball Outings
To celebrate the 130th anniversary of the seventh-inning stretch, join the College for America's favorite pastime.


Staten Island Yankees
The Staten Island Alumni Club invites alumni to watch the Staten Island Yankees on Saturday, Aug 4 to take on the Lowell Spinners at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark (75 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, N.Y., 10301) at 7 p.m. Enjoy the game from a luxury suite with outdoor seating and receive a free limited edition SI Yankees cap. Manhattan College alumni will be welcomed on the center field video replay board. For more information and to reserve your tickets, click here for the registration form.


New York Mets

On Wednesday, Aug. 8, come to Citi Field as the Mets face the Florida Marlins at 7:10 p.m. The cost of the loaded ticket is $75, which includes admission to the park and seating in the Shea Bridge Terrace (exclusively for Manhattan College alumni and guests), as well as $30 to use anywhere in the stadium (food, beverages, merchandise, etc.). Tickets are limited and advance registration is required. REGISTER»


New York Yankees

Later in the season, 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. REGISTER»

Long Island Alumni Reception
Alumni, friends and family living on or visiting Long Island on Saturday, Aug. 11 are invited to join the College for an afternoon cocktail reception at 3 p.m. on the East End at the Southampton Publick House (40 Bowden Square, Southampton, N.Y., 11968). The event, hosted by John Nason '52 and John Kirrane '78, will also include new chairman of the board of trustees, Ken Rathgeber '70. The cost per person is $45, and includes an open bar and a selection of hors d'oeuvres.


A Day at Monmouth Park Racetrack
The Jersey Shore Alumni Club invites you to join the College for a day at the races at the Monmouth Park Racetrack (175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport, N.J., 07757) on Saturday, Aug. 18. The cost of the event is $35 per person and includes admission to the clubhouse, official track program, private trackside seating in the Turf Club (air-conditioned) and a buffet luncheon.



*Tickets may be picked up at the will call window at the entrance to the track at 12 p.m. For more information, please contact Jim O'Brien '60 (co-chair) by phone at (732) 859-3644.

Reunion weekend

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Presents Romeo & Juliet

On Wednesday, Aug. 22, alumni and guests are welcome to join the College at the breathtaking Boscobel grounds (1601 Route 9D, Garrison, N.Y., 10524) to experience Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers in a production of Romeo & Juliet. Enjoy a late summer evening and dine alfresco while overlooking the Hudson River and West Point. The play begins at 7 p.m., and the grounds open for picnicking two hours before the show.




News Spotlight

Read the alumni profile from M magazine on NASA’s chemical engineer Anne Caraccio ’09.







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Alumni Travel Programs

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Alumni Society

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Historic Photo

Brother Jasper of Mary, FSC, Manhattan College's first athletic director and unintentional creator of baseball's Seventh Inning Stretch, pictured with the baseball team in 1886.






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