October 2013

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 2


The Alumni Society of Manhattan College cordially invites you to attend the 35th annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This year's inductees include: Thomas Blackburne '74 (swimming), Durelle Brown '01 (men's basketball), William G. Clancy Jr. '63, M.D. (track), James P. Harrington '51 (track & field), Dahlia Henry-Tett '96 (track & field), Thomas Lindgren '78 (men's soccer), Charles M. Mahoney '75 (men's basketball), and Edward E. Walsh '70 (track & field).


Mass will be offered in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers at 4 p.m., followed by cocktails at 5 p.m., and the dinner ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. in Smith Auditorium. All are welcome to attend this special event. REGISTER»


For more information about the ceremony, please visit manhattan.edu/halloffame.

Young Alumni After-Work Gathering

Thursday, Oct. 10

public house

Young alumni are invited to an after-work reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Public House (140 E. 41st St., between 3rd Ave. and Lexington Ave., New York, NY) near Grand Central Terminal. Relax after work and enjoy a premium open bar for $35 per person. Payment can be made to hostess upon arrival (cash only, ATM on site). Open bar bracelets are optional, drinks may also be purchased directly from the bar on a separate tab. Help us spread the word to other Jaspers on Facebook!

Law Alumni Council Reception

Monday, Oct. 21


The newly formed Law Alumni Council, chaired by James A. Kosch '77, Esq., will be holding its inaugural reception at The Harvard Club of New York (35 W. 44th St., New York, NY). The event hopes to bring together alumni and friends of the College from various aspects of the legal community, representing multiple generations and areas of expertise. The evening will feature a brief presentation by The Honorable John F. Keenan '51, United States District Court Judge representing the Southern District of New York. The event is $40 per person ($25 for graduates of 2003-2013). REGISTER»

California Events

October 2013


West Coast alumni, family and friends, mark your calendars with the following dates and please join us for one (or more) of our upcoming events! Each reception will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and will include a selection of appetizers and an open bar. The cost of each event is $30 per person. Advance registration is required.


Please contact Ainsley Woakes, assistant director of alumni relations, at (718) 862-7454 or ainsley.woakes@manhattan.edu with any questions.


San Francisco

Monday, Oct. 21

Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant

330 1st Street, San Francisco



Los Angeles*

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Westside Tavern

10850 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles



Southern California*

Wednesday, Oct. 23

6ix Park Grill, Hyatt Irvine

17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine



San Diego

Thursday, Oct. 24

The Commons Bar

901 4th Avenue, San Diego



*A number of LA Clippers tickets have been generously donated by George Fisher '74. Registrants for the alumni events in LA and Irvine will be entered to win a pair of tickets to the Clippers/Spurs game on Monday, Dec. 16 at the Staples Center. Multiple winners will be selected.

Basketball Season Preview

Thursday, Oct. 24


The Jasper Athletic Club invites alumni and friends to hear from head coaches Steve Masiello and John Olenowski about the upcoming 2013-14 campaign for their respective programs. Enjoy food and drinks with fellow Manhattan basketball fans and discuss the teams' prospects and season outlook. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in Draddy Gymnasium. The reception includes beer, wine and heavy hors d'oeuvres and is $40 per person. Guest parking will be available in the Draddy parking lot.


Please RSVP to Noah Lefevre, senior associate director of athletics, at noah.lefevre@manhattan.edu. If you plan to attend, an RSVP is required.

Open House Alumni Brunch

Sunday, Oct. 27


The Alumni Relations office and President Brennan O'Donnell, cordially invite you to attend our annual Open House Mass and Alumni Brunch, a special event for families with prospective students. Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers followed by brunch at 10:30 a.m. in Dante's Den. At 12 p.m., a welcome address will be made in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers. Advance registration is required. REGISTER»


For more information about Admissions and Open House activities, please visit manhattan.edu/admissions.

Manhattan College Presidential Reception

Thursday, Nov. 7


The Manhattan College Alumni Relations office cordially invites you to join the 19th president of Manhattan College, Brennan O'Donnell, for an upcoming alumni reception. The reception will be held at the Rockville Links Club (600 North Long Beach Rd., Rockville Centre, NY) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The cost of the event is $20 per person. REGISTER»

Alumni Pregame Reception, Manhattan vs. La Salle

Saturday, Nov. 9


Join other Philadelphia area Jaspers before Manhattan takes on La Salle. The pregame reception will begin at 12 p.m. in the Benilde Lobby, across from the Tom Gola Arena (La Salle University, West Campus, 1900 West Olney Ave., Philadelphia, PA). The reception includes food, drinks (beer and wine) and a ticket to the game and is $40 per person. Registrations for the reception only may be purchased for $25. Guests should park in the La Salle Parking Lot K and enter the building from the lot area; make a right upon entering and the reception will be down the hall. Tip-off is at 2 p.m. REGISTER»



For the seventh year in a row, Manhattan College is listed in top 20 of U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges. Read more.


Manhattan College education ranks high with graduates placing in the Top 25 of Payscale.com College Salary Report. Read more.


Major Authors Reading Series continues with writer Jill Bialosky. Read more.


Manhattan College to host National Hispanic Heritage Month series of events. Read more.




Save the Date: Reunion Weekend 2014

Mark your calendar for next year's reunion celebration, which will be held Friday, June 6-Sunday, June 8. We invite volunteers from classes ending in either -4 or -9 to contact the Alumni Relations office to serve as representatives. Help us plan this special weekend or assist with raising funds for your anniversary class gift! For more information, email alumni@manhattan.edu or call (718) 862-7977.




Attention Manhattan Sports Fans: Join the Jasper Athletic Club

The Jasper Athletic Club (JAC) is the fundraising arm of the Manhattan College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The support that alumni, family and friends of the program lend to the JAC assists our student-athletes in being successful both on and off their respective fields of play. We hope you can join us as we continue to strive for athletic and academic excellence from all involved with our program. Download the brochure for more information. Please contact Noah Lefevre, senior assosciate director of athletics, at noah.lefevre@manhattan.edu or (718) 862-7891.




Travel with Manhattan College Alumni

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





Van Cortlandt Park's Run for the Trail Series: Reunions on the Trail

This year marks the centennial anniversary of Van Cortlandt Park's world renowned Cross Country Trail. On Friday, Nov. 29, alumni are invited to celebrate 100 years of the XC trail by participating in Reunions on the Trail.

Read more about the series.

Download registration form.




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. For more information, email alumni@manhattan.edu 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 to make this publication a success.





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