August 2013

Construction Industry Golf Recap



More than 125 golfers braved the summer heat and afternoon thunderstorms to participate in the 16th annual Construction Industry Golf Outing on July 22. The outing was held at Leewood Golf Club in Eastchester and included a welcome brunch, cocktail and dinner reception and numerous awards and raffle prizes.


The tournament, founded by Joe Van Etten '57, raised more than $65,000 to benefit the civil engineering program. Thank you to all tournament sponsors and attendees for your support and participation. For more information about the annual tournament, visit the alumni webpage.


View photos from this year's outing.

Baseball Outings


Mets vs. Rockies

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

Saturday, Aug. 10
The Staten Island Alumni Club invites alumni to watch the Staten Island Yankees take on the Lowell Spinners 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.


Nationals vs. Phillies

Sunday, Sept. 15
The Washington, D.C. alumni club invites Jaspers to watch the Nationals take on the Phillies. Game time is 1:35 p.m. and tickets can be picked up prior to the game at the will-call window. Tickets are located in section 409 and are $17 each. Tickets are limited and advance registration is required. REGISTER». For more information, please contact Elli Nesbitt '81 at


Yankees vs. Rays

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Join Manhattan College on the Malibu Rooftop Deck as the Yankees take on the Tampa Bay Rays and enjoy a private pregame reception with fellow Jaspers. The cost of the event is $45 per person and includes admission to the park, seating in section 406, access to the Malibu Rooftop Deck and all food and non-alcoholic beverages. The pregame reception will take place from 5 - 6:30 p.m., after which time the Rooftop Deck will be open to the public and complimentary food and beverages will no longer be available. Manhattan guests are welcome to remain on the Rooftop Deck or find their seats. The game will begin at 7:05 p.m. REGISTER»

A Day in the Hamptons

Saturday, Aug. 10



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. 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

Saturday, Aug. 17



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) 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

Wednesday, Aug. 28



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.


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»

34th Annual America's Cup Sailboat Race

Sunday, Sept. 8



San Francisco area Jaspers are invited to watch two of the final races of America's Cup! Admission to the Marina Green is free, and there is no charge to watch the races while standing. For those who prefer not to stand, a number of tickets are available for the west grandstand on the Marina Green. Tickets are $75 each and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets are expected to sell out long before race day, so don't miss this great opportunity to watch the races.


The first race begins at 1:10 p.m., and the second race begins at 2:10 p.m. There will be plenty of pre-and post-race events to see and enjoy.


Alumni and guests are encouraged to join the group early. To reserve tickets, please contact Steve Burchik '67 at (925) 998-9433 or

22nd Annual Businessmen's Retreat

Friday, Sept. 13 - Sunday, Sept. 15


Alumni and friends are invited to attend this year's men's retreat at the Bishop Molloy Retreat House (86-45 Edgarton Ave., Jamaica Estates, N.Y.). One of the College's most beloved personalities, Br. Robert Berger, associate professor of religious studies, will be this year's featured speaker. Many of you fondly remember Br. Robert as a friend or adviser from your cherished days at Manhattan.


With a slate of engaging speakers, attendees are encouraged to strengthen their fair and carry it with them when the workweek starts again on Monday. Read more about and register for this year's retreat.

A Message from the Alumni Society President

The Alumni Society is proud to conclude another successful year, which included over 90 events and activites. Please read the yearly review from Alumni Society president, Joseph P. Dillon '62.





Engineering alumna-turned-lawyer Noreen Krall '87 oversees Apple's intellectual property around the globe. Read more.

Manhattan College ranks among top one percent of private universities for ROI. Read more.

The excitement builds as construction and fundraising continue for the new Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons. View the video of the commons progress.
 Goes Mobile

We invite alumni to visit the recently updated College website,, which now offers a mobile display when viewed on phones or small tablets, and an extra wide display when viewed on large monitors.




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 next year's 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 or call (718) 862-7977.




Harris Connect Alumni Directory

The alumni relations office has partnered with Harris Connect to publish a newly updated alumni directory. The project will feature the most up-to-date alumni listings, career information, and geographic sections, along with photos and essays submitted by Jaspers. It will be available in both book and CD form. Outreach by Harris has begun and we ask for your cooperation with responding so that the directory becomes a reliable resource for all of our graduates. By responding, you will have the opportunity to indicate your contact preferences and opt-out. Call Harris directly at 800-827-4542 (Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-11 p.m.) to verify your information. Thank you in advance for helping make this publication a success.




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.



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.



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 or call (718) 862-7421.




Upcoming Alumni Events

Throughout the year, numerous alumni events and activities take place and we invite Manhattan graduates, spouses, parents and friends to become actively involved. It's never too late to take advantage of the various opportunities to connect or reconnect with fellow Jaspers!

View our upcoming events.



New York Sports Club Membership

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. To enroll as a new member, please complete the Membership Agreement and contact Barbara Lichtenberger, Corporate Wellness Consultant, at (917) 351-6680 x1009 or



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