January 2013

Happy New Year, Jaspers

We hope to see you at an event or two in 2013!


And if your New Year's resolution was to hit the gym, don't forget our parternship with Town Sports International. View offer details.



The Center for Career Development, Alumni Relations office and Green Club are launching a clothing closet called SuitUp!, and we greatly need your help. The SuitUp! program was developed to help students who need professional attire for career fairs, interviews, school presentations and networking events. Learn more about how students will take advantage of this resource .


We hope you will consider donating new or lightly used suits for men (sizes 32-44+) and women (sizes 2-14+).

The SuitUp! drive will take place from Jan. 21 to Feb. 4, and the two drop-off locations are in the Alumni Relations office (De La Salle Hall, Room 419) and Center for Career Development (Miguel Hall, Room 500), or you can simply send items to Manhattan College's Center for Career Development (Miguel Hall, Room 500, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10471).

Jaspers on Social Media



We are happy to announce an official Manhattan College alumni presence on the Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. No matter how many years have passed since graduation day, we hope you will continue to stay connected to the College and other Manhattan alumni. Like us on Facebook, join us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.

Upcoming Basketball Events



Alumni Men's Basketball Game

The Manhattan Men's Basketball Alumni Game will be held on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m., prior to the Jaspers' contest with Marist at 2 p.m. with a reception sponsored by the Jasper Athletic Club in Draddy at 12:30 p.m.


The alumni game is open to the public free of charge. Those guests interested in attending the reception are invited to join the Jasper Athletic Club, information for which may be found here.


More than 30 Manhattan basketball alums will take part in the alumni game, including Jasper greats from the last four decades. Former basketball players interested in participating may contact Russ Williams (russwilliamsgid@gmail.com). During halftime, Manhattan will recognize the 20th Anniversary of the 1993 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship team.


Manhattan v. Siena Pregame Reception
Join us in Albany, N.Y., on Friday, Feb. 1 for our annual gathering as the men's basketball team faces the Siena Saints at the Albany Times Union Center. The pregame reception will be held at 5 p.m. at Wolf's 1-11, adjacent to the arena at 51 South Pearl Street in Albany, and tip-off is at 7 p.m. The reception includes a buffet dinner and two drink tickets. Game ticket optional. REGISTER»


Manhattan v. Fairfield Postgame Reception
On Saturday, Feb. 9, join us after the Jaspers take on the Fairfield Stags at the Webster Bank Arena (600 Main St., Bridgeport, CT). Game-time is 1:30 p.m. and the reception will follow immediately after the game at Barnum Publick House (1020 Broad St., Bridgeport, CT). The event is $25 per person and includes a selection of hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. REGISTER» *Please note: price does not include game ticket. To purchase tickets, please visit Ticketmaster.


Jaspers of Georgia

Bob Fink '57 and Thomas McCarthy '06, director of alumni relations, will host Atlanta-area Jaspers in their annual luncheon for Manhattan College alumni, parents, family, and friends. Guests will be joined by William Clyde, Ph.D., executive vice president and provost. The event takes place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at Cherokee Country Club (665 Hightower Trail, Atlanta, GA). The reception begins at 12:30 p.m. and the luncheon starts at 1 p.m. The cost is $30 per person. REGISTER»

Save The Dates


MAAC Basketball Tournament
The 2013 MAAC Championships will take place from Thursday, Mar. 7 – Monday, Mar. 11 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. Keep up with tournament information at http://maacachusetts.com, and details regarding an alumni reception to follow.


Florida Alumni Events

Mark your calendars for the week of March 10 when the Alumni office will be making various stops around the Sunshine State. The week's events include a March 10 Southwest Florida Luncheon, March 12 Winter Park/Orlando Reception, March 13 West Palm Golf Outing & Reception, March 15 Gulf Coast Luncheon, March 15 Pre-parade Gathering, and March 16 Naples St. Patrick’s Day Parade, as well as The Villages (TBD). For more information about these events and to register, please visit manhattan.edu/alumni


New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade

Join us for our annual pre-parade breakfast and march in the world’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade with fellow Jaspers and the Manhattan College community.


25th Annual Jasper Open

The College’s premier golf event will be celebrating its 25th anniversary on Monday, May 6, 2013 at Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Scarborough, N.Y. For more information on how to be a part of this special event visit manhattan.edu/jasperopen.

Reunion Weekend, May 31 - June 2, 2013

Reunion weekend


All Jaspers are invited to participate in the exciting lineup of events planned for the 2013 Reunion Weekend. Learn more about the schedule of events, accommodations and registration information, visit.


Represent Your Class!

The Alumni office welcomes volunteers to join their class committees and take part in organizing Reunion Weekend 2013. If your graduation year ends in either -3 or -8 and you're interested in helping to plan this special weekend or to assist with raising funds for your anniversary class gift, please contact the alumni office at alumni@manhattan.edu.

Alumni Travel Program



Explore the beauty of Southern Italy with other Manhattan College alumni from Oct. 25 - Nov. 2, 2013. View flyer


View more resources and benefits available to alumni.


John Butler '86 leads his company to bring home to hemophiliacs. Read more.







Event Suggestions

Do you have an idea for an alumni event and know of other Jaspers in your area? We would love to hear from you. Please contact the Alumni Relations office at alumni@manhattan.edu and tell us more. Be sure to stay up to date with our calendar of events.






Jaspers in Entertainment & Media

In an effort to expand our interest-based and professional groups, we'd love to hear from alumni in the Entertainment & Media industries. Please contact the Alumni Relations office at alumni@manhattan.edu if you are interested in assisting with the formation of JEM. Learn more about our existing professional groups.







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.

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