April 2014

Mentor Program Opens Doors for Students



This year, more than a dozen alumni who work for the engineering and design firm STV Group have partnered with 13 freshman and sophomore engineering students through the College's Mentor Program. Recently, the students had a special opportunity to tour One World Trade Center, from the lobby, all the way to the 100th floor!

Jasper Open

Monday, May 5



Jasper alumni, family and friends are invited to participate in the 26th annual Jasper Open at Sleepy Hollow Country Club (777 Albany Post Rd., Scarborough, NY). Join us for this year's outing, recognizing the contributions of Robert J. Byrnes '68, the College's Athletics Director for more than 25 years, who will retire this June.


Registration and brunch will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 12 p.m. The cocktail reception and dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. For more information and to sign-up, visit manhattan.edu/jasperopen.

Reunion Weekend Registration Now Open!

Friday, June 6 - Sunday, June 8


All alumni are invited back to Riverdale for this year's Reunion Weekend celebration. Graduates of classes ending in -4 and -9 are encouraged to come back to campus, especially graduates of 1964 and 1989 for their 50th and 25th anniversaries.


Reunion highlights include the Golden Anniversary Dinner Cruise, Silver Anniversary Dinner, Young Alumni Reception, Wine Tasting and much more! Visit manhattan.edu/reunion for the full schedule of events, general weekend information, and to register. We look forward to seeing you in June!


The Alumni office is seeking representatives from all graduation years. 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. Email alumni@manhattan.edu or call (718) 862-7432 for more information about becoming involved.

Alumni and Accepted Students Receptions

Several receptions are held throughout the year in key recruitment areas for the College. William Bisset, vice president for enrollment management, and Thomas Mauriello, vice president for college advancement, cordially invite you to join Manhattan College at one or more of the following complimentary receptions to network with fellow alumni and share your Manhattan experience with future Jaspers.


San Francisco

Thursday, April 3 at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (1055 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. REGISTER»



hosted by Tom Mulvaney '61, M.D.

Thursday, April 10 at Winchester Country Club (468 Mystic St., Winchester, MA) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. REGISTER»


Washington, D.C.

Monday, April 14 at the home of Russell Schriefer '80 and Nina Easton Schriefer (2929 Greenvale Rd., Chevy Chase, MD) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. REGISTER»

Bergen County Alumni Reception

Tuesday, April 29


Join the College for the annual Bergen County reception at Ramsey Country Club (105 Lakeside Dr., Ramsey, NJ), hosted by George Skau '59, Ph.D. Attendees will be joined by special guest Robert J. Byrnes '68, Athletics Director, 1988-2014. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. and is $50 per person and includes a salad, dinner entree, dessert, refreshments and a complimentary cocktail (cash bar available). Advance registration is required. REGISTER»

Students at the Center

Making Connections, Building Community



Check out the latest construction update on the new student commons. View the winter 2014 video , the third in a series highlighting the progress of the Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons.


For more information, contact Pamela Bottge at (718) 862-7502 or email pamela.bottge@manhattan.edu.

Featured Travel Program

Ireland Tour, October 23-31, 2014



Travel with Manhattan College alumni, family and friends to explore the beauty and history of Ireland. The scenic splendor of lofty mountain peaks, crystal lakes, and leafy vales combine with legendary Irish warmth to create a rich tapestry during this nine-day tour. The itinerary includes visits to Belfast, Carrick-a-Rede, Giant's Causeway, Armagh, Derry, Belleek, Carrowmore, Galway, Burren Region, the Cliffs of Moher, Clonmacnoise, and Dublin. Visit the program webpage for information, including the travel brochure and registration form.


View all upcoming travel programs.


Manhattan partners with Barnes & Noble to open new College bookstore. Read more.


President Brennan O'Donnell to receive Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award. Read more.


Jaspers from the west coast discover that New York City is the ideal backdrop to an exceptional education. Read more.





Re-Dedication Ceremony of Thomas A. Emmet, Esq. Bust

Craig Landy '73, Esq. and the Manhattan College Law Alumni Council invite Jaspers in the legal community to attend a re-dedication ceremony upon the restoration of the 1828 bust of Thomas Addis Emmet, Esq. (1764-1827), Irish Patriot, distinguished Irish-American attorney at law. Learn more about the ceremony.



Track and Field/ Cross Country Reunion

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. A full day of reunion activities has been planned for any Jasper who has ever donned a Manhattan Track & Field or Cross Country uniform. Learn more about the reunion.



Share Your News and Updates

Please keep the Alumni Relations office informed of any updates in your personal and professional life. We are eager to receive notice of promotions, advanced degrees, births, marriages and any ideas you might have for campus news. Submit online.

Please also notify us of any changes to your home address and business contact information. Update online.



Regional Representatives

The Alumni office is seeking representatives from various locations throughout the US as our regional chapters serve to strengthen the relationship of our alumni with the College. Volunteers help to facilitate and support connections among alumni by organizing and participating in a variety of events and activities. If you are interested in organizing events in your area, please email alumni@manhattan.edu or call (718) 862-7454.

Read more about our regional alumni chapters and interest-based groups.



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.



Alumni Webpage Features

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.



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.



Jasper Screensavers

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


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