January 2014

Happy New Year from Manhattan College



The Alumni Relations office would like to wish its Jasper community a happy, safe and healthy New Year. We hope to see you in 2014 at one of our alumni events!

Manhattan College to Honor STV Group President and CEO



Manhattan College will honor Milo Riverso '81, Ph.D., P.E., CMM, chief executive officer (CEO) and president of STV Group, Inc., one of the nation's largest engineering and architectural planning, design and construction management firms, with the 2014 De La Salle medal at the College's annual fundraising dinner on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. The event will be held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Learn more.

Travel with Manhattan College



The Alumni Relations office has partnered with several travel agencies including GoNext, World Cultural Tours and AHI Travel. Each company has created exciting land and sea programs for Manhattan alumni, family and friends to join other Jaspers around the world. Several itineraries are available in 2014.


GoNext's spring and summer offerings include a Mediterranean Grandeur cruise, European Tapestry cruise (early booking extended through Feb. 28), and an Alaskan Frontiers and Glaciers cruise (early booking discount extended through Jan. 17).


World Cultural Tours' featured program is a spectacular 9-day Tour to Ireland in October.


AHI Travel has put together a variety of programs including a cruise of the Mosel, Rhine and Main Rivers, a cruise of the Panama Canal, and a tour of Italy's Lake District. Save up to $500 by taking advantage of the exclusive Alumni Traveler Presale. Learn more.

Start Your New Year's Resolution with Town Sports International



Manhattan College alumni are invited to take advantage of the corporate membership discount for a one year Passport Membership, which allows access to any of the 160+ locations, any time. See a list of club locations in your area. Start your New Year's resolution today and take advantage of a $0 initiation fee (regulary $149) and get the rest of the month free! Thereafter, the membership is $77/month.


To enroll, contact Barbara Lichtenberger, corporate wellness consultant, Town Sports International, at barbara.lichtenberger@tsiclubs.com or (917) 351-6680 ext. 1009.

Upcoming Alumni Pregame Receptions


Alumni Men's Basketball Game

Sunday, Jan. 12

Prior to the men's basketball game against Marist at 2 p.m., more than 30 Manhattan basketball alumni 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 '92 at russwilliamsgid@gmail.com.


A reception, sponsored by the Jasper Athletic Club, will be held following the alumni game, at 12:30 p.m. To RSVP for the reception, please email Noah LeFevre at noah.lefevre@manhattan.edu.


During halftime of the Marist game, Manhattan will hold a special recognition ceremony honoring the late Jasper great, Junius Kellogg '53. Read more.


Manhattan vs. Siena

Friday, Feb. 21

Join us for our annual gathering as the men's team faces the Siena Saints at the Albany Times Union Center (51 South Pearl St., Albany, NY). The reception will be held at 5 p.m. at Wolf's 1-11, adjacent to the arena. The reception includes a buffet dinner and two drink tickets. Game tickets are optional. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. REGISTER»

Jaspers of Georgia Luncheon

Sunday, Feb. 23



Jasper alumni, family and friends living in or visiting Georgia are invited to join the College at the annual Atlanta-area luncheon at Cherokee Country Club (665 Hightower Trail, Atlanta, GA). The event, hosted by Bob Fink '57, will begin at 12 p.m. and is $30 per person. Guests will be joined by Tom McCarthy '06, director of alumni relations, and Br. Jack Curran '80, FSC, Ph.D., vice president of mission. REGISTER».

Texas Events

February 2014



Jaspers living in or visiting Texas are invited to join the College for upcoming events in the Lone Star State. Each event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the all-inclusive dinners are $25 per person. Advance registration is required.



hosted by Tom McCall '72 and Christina Capalbo '94

Tuesday, Feb. 11

The Westin Stonebriar

1549 Legacy Drive, Frisco, TX




hosted by John Keves '77 and Matt Andrews '06

joined by Ann Marie Flynn '81, Ph.D., chair of chemical engineering

Thursday, Feb. 13

McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant

1151-01 Uptown Park Blvd., Uptown Park Shopping Ctr, Houston, TX


California Academy of Sciences Nightlife VIP Tour

Thursday, Feb. 27



Join other Bay-area Jasper alumni for a special evening at the California Academy of Sciences (55 Music Concourse Dr., San Francisco). The schedule of events begins promptly at 6 p.m. and is $55 per person which includes a welcome cocktail reception with open bar and hors d'oeuvres, a behind-the-scenes tour, and a planetarium show. Tickets are limited for this unique outing. REGISTER»

Save the Dates: Florida Alumni Events

March 8 - 15



The Alumni office will be returning in March to host a series of events throughout the Sunshine State. Tentative event schedule includes:


Saturday, March 8: Manhattan Jaspers vs. Florida Gulf Coast University baseball game (doubleheader).

Sunday, March 9: Mass followed by brunch at Pelican's Nest Golf Club, Bonita Springs.

Monday, March 10: Winter Park dinner reception, potentially followed by a viewing of the MAAC men's basketball championship game.

Tuesday, March 11: The Villages luncheon.

Wednesday, March 12: West Palm Beach golf outing and dinner reception at Ironhorse Country Club.

Friday, March 14: Sarasota luncheon and Bonita Springs dinner reception.

Saturday, March 15: Naples St. Patrick's Day parade.

Schedule is subject to change. Details are forthcoming.


Generations of successful Jaspers have helped Manhattan College achieve a nationally ranked ROI. Read more.


Manhattan College mourns Brother Francis Bowers, FSC, Ph.D.,former Provost and Dean. Read more.


Manhattan College mourns former board member, Eileen F. McEntegart. Read more.


In celebration of 40 years of coeducation, trailblazing women remember transformative moments at Manhattan College. Read more.




2014 Save the Dates

MAAC Basketball Championships
Thursday, March 6 - Monday, March 10
The tournament will be held at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA. Read more.


New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade
Monday, March 17
Read more about the world's oldest and largest parade.


Jasper Open
Monday, May 5
The College's premier golf event, the Jasper Open, will be held at Sleepy Hollow Country Club. Learn more.


Reunion Weekend 2014
Friday, June 6 - Sunday, June 8
Mark your calendars for this year's reunion celebration. Help us plan this special weekend or assist raising funds for your anniversary class gift! Learn more.


For more information, email alumni@manhattan.edu or call (718) 862-7977.



Alumni Resources and Benefits

As an alumnus/a of Manhattan College, the Alumni office invites you to explore many opportunities, discounts, and benefits available. We encourage you to take advantage of these fantastic services. Learn more.



New Features on Alumni Webpage

Now you can update your information, volunteer with other Jasper alumni and submit a prayer request for a family member, friend or fellow Jasper. The Alumni office is pleased to offer these new features online. Visit manhattan.edu/alumni to submit an update, prayer request or to learn about volunteering.



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.




Giving to Manhattan College

With your gift, you can help build the financial foundation to help provide an outstanding Lasallian Catholic education for all Manhattan College students.

There are several ways to support the College. Learn more about ways to give.




Manhattan College Bookstore on the Web

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