July 2013

Thank you!



Manhattan College is grateful to all of our alumni for your ongoing commitment to alma mater. Watch the video above to hear from students and see how your support and gifts make a tremendous impact across campus. Student Thank You Video.

Summer Events



An exciting lineup of outings is scheduled for our Jasper alumni this summer and we hope to see many of you at one or more of these events! For more information, assistance with registration or general event questions, please contact the Alumni Relations office at (718) 862-7432 or email alumni@manhattan.edu. Have a happy, healthy and relaxing summer, Jaspers!

Jersey Shore Luncheon



Alumni and friends living on or visiting the Jersey Shore are invited to attend the annual luncheon on Friday, July 19 from 12-3 p.m. at Spring Lake Manor (415 Route 71, Spring Lake, NJ). Guests will be joined by President O'Donnell and members of the Alumni Relations office. The luncheon, hosted by Bill Harkins ’67, is $30 per person and includes a sit-down lunch with salad, a choice of four entrees, dessert and a glass of beer or wine. REGISTER»

Construction Industry Golf Tournament

On Monday, July 22, the 16th annual Construction Industry Golf Tournament will take place at Leewood Golf Club (1 Leewood Drive, Eastchester, NY). The tournament is sponsored by the Manhattan College Alumni Society, and tournament earnings benefit the Civil Engineering department. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and shotgun tee-off will be at 12 p.m. Visit the Construction Industry web page for more information about the tournament and to register.


Saratoga Day at the Races



On Friday, July 26, the Manhattan College Alumni Society and Capital District Alumni Club invite alumni, family and friends to join other Jaspers for a day at the races at the Saratoga Race Track (267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY) followed by a dinner reception at the Inn at Saratoga (231 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY).


For more information on dress code (no shorts or abbreviated wear), and general information about the Saratoga Race Track, visit nyra.com/saratoga/information.


The day will kick off at 11:30 a.m. at the Saratoga Race Track with a luncheon in the Turf Terrace. The first post time will be at 1 p.m. (Please note, July 26 is not scheduled for twilight racing, as in previous years). Admission gates open at 11 a.m. Later in the evening, alumni and guests are invited to cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m. and a dinner reception at The Inn at Saratoga.


Track Only: $70 per person (includes admission to the track, Turf Terrace, luncheon and two cocktails)

Dinner Only: $75 per person

Track & Dinner Package: $135 per person




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

Sail on San Francisco Bay


Bay-area Jaspers are invited to meet at Berkeley Yacht Club (1 Seawall Drive, Berkeley, CA) for an afternoon sail around the bay on Saturday, July 27. Two sailings will be offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. (please arrive at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., respectively, to allow time to distribute life jackets). Two boats with skippers have been arranged for the group, and rides will last about an hour and a half. Lunch will also be provided. Each boat has a six-person capacity. Please note that no children under the age of 6 are allowed. Before or after sailing, guests are welcome to gather at the Yacht Club bar. This event is offered at no cost to those who attend aside from beverages purchased directly from the Yacht Club.


To reserve your space, please contact Steve Burchik '67 at (925) 998-9433 or steveburchik@yahoo.com.

Mets v. Rockies Alumni Outing


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


Staten Island Yankees Outing
The Staten Island Alumni Club invites alumni to watch the Staten Island Yankees take on the Lowell Spinners on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. Enjoy the game from a luxury suite with outdoor seating. Manhattan College alumni will be welcomed on the center field high definition LED board and the game will be followed by fireworks. Tickets are limited and cost $35 each.


To reserve your tickets, please return the completed registration form and check to Ken Toomey '93, 194 Crystal Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302. Please make checks payable to the Manhattan College Alumni Club of Staten Island. Please note the deadline to order tickets is July 10.

A Day in the Hamptons



Alumni, family and friends living on or visiting Long Island are invited to join the College for an afternoon cocktail reception at the Southampton Publick House (40 Bowden Square, Southampton, NY) from 3-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10. The price of the event is $35 per person, which includes an open bar and a selection of hors d'oeuvres. REGISTER»

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 Avenue, Oceanport, NJ) on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 12 p.m. The cost of the event is $35 per person and includes admission to the clubhouse, official track program, private trackside seating in the air conditioned Turf Club and a buffet luncheon, hosted by Jim O'Brien ’60 and Ken Kelly ’54. REGISTER»

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Outing



Alumni and guests are invited to join the College on the breathtaking Boscobel grounds to experience Shakespeare's production of All’s Well That Ends Well. Enjoy a late summer evening and dine alfresco while overlooking the Hudson River and West Point on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

Tickets are $45 (including picnic and performance) and will be available at the will-call desk for registered guests.

Manhattan's gathering will take place prior to the performance. The grounds to Boscobel open at about 5 p.m., and the picnic will begin at about 5:20 p.m. Guests are typically asked to begin cleaning their areas by 6:30 p.m., and the performance starts promptly at 7 p.m. REGISTER»


Recipients of the James Patterson Scholarship take on new challenges with degrees in hand. Read more.

Generations of Jaspers carry on the Manhattan College tradition. Read more.






Alumni Mock Interview Night

The Center for Career Development (CCD) is looking for alumni volunteers to participate in short mock interviews where students can practice their interview skills. Each mock interview lasts about 20 minutes with 10 minutes of feedback. CCD will provide sample questions, interview tips and a feedback form for alumni who participate in this program. For more details and questions, please email Carol McTiernan at carol.mctiernan@manhattan.edu or call (718) 862-7421.






Jaspers on Social Media

Stay up to date with our official Manhattan College alumni presence on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Please like, join and follow us today.





Represent Your Class

The alumni office is seeking representatives from all graduation years to help maintain and strengthen each class' connection to the College. By serving as a volunteer, you can encourage event participation, increase alumni knowledge and enthusiasm for alma mater, and assist with efforts to bolster support for the class gift program. Additionally, alumni celebrating an anniversary are invited to take part in helping organize Reunion Weekend. For our upcoming reunion celebration, Jaspers from years ending in -4 or -9 are welcome to assist with planning weekend activities. We'd love your help! For more information, email alumni@manhattan.edu or call (718) 862-7977.





Alumni Travel Program

The Alumni Relations office has partnered with several travel agencies to create exciting programs for you and your family and friends to join other Jaspers around the world. Learn more about our upcoming programs.





Discounted Yankee Tickets

Manhattan College has partnered with the New York Yankees to offer discounted tickets for alumni. To buy tickets, click on the link below and use the promo code MCA13.

Buy discounted Yankees tickets.






New York Sports Clubs - July Free!

Manhattan College alumni can receive the corporate discount of $74/month for a one year Passport Membership, which allows access to any club, any time. During the month of July, receive a special discount: $19 to join & July FREE! To enroll as a new member, please complete the Membership Agreement and contact Barbara Lichtenberger, Corporate Wellness Consultant, at (917) 351-6680 x1009 or barbara.lichtenberger@town-sports.com.






Jasper Screensavers

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



Manhattan College
718-862-8000 / 1-800-MC2-XCEL
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Riverdale, NY 10471


Connect with us