A Q&A with the New Dean of the School of Business

by DANIEL MOLINA, Senior Writer After dozens of meetings with potential candidates from a national search,  Donald E. Gibson was named dean of Manhattan College’s O’Malley School of Business, being effective June 1, 2018.  Gibson comes from leadership roles at Fairfield University as vice-provost for academic affairs and dean of Fairfield’s Dolan School of Business.  Through his time at Fairfield, Gibson raised significant amounts of money … Continue reading A Q&A with the New Dean of the School of Business

Jasper Dancers Participate in 2018 Nationals

A bus waited early in the morning for the Manhattan College Jasper Dancers to depart towards Daytona Beach and compete in the National Dance Alliance Collegiate Championship on Apr. 3. After an intense year of training, and balancing their time between schoolwork, rehearsals and each of their personal lives, for three days their minds would be thinking of only one thing: Dance. The team, led … Continue reading Jasper Dancers Participate in 2018 Nationals

Spring 2018 Seminar Series Continues with Sustainable Development Goals

As a part of the Spring 2018 Seminar Series, the School of Business hosted Brendan Pastor, who is responsible for coordinating participants and communication of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). “Our mission is to advance the Sustainable Development Goals in business and management education,” Pastor said. “Students will eventually become managers, start their own businesses, and they’re going to understand that … Continue reading Spring 2018 Seminar Series Continues with Sustainable Development Goals

Active Shooter Presentation Instructs the Manhattan College Community

After the tragic events that happened on Feb. 14 in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, every school in the nation is working on ways to prevent this to happen elsewhere. “Active shooter incidents are often unpredictable and evolve quickly,” the email from Public Safety inviting students and faculty to the conference, said. “Anyone can play an integral role in mitigating the impacts … Continue reading Active Shooter Presentation Instructs the Manhattan College Community

Developing the Jasper Mascot

This past week, a Jaspers’ mascot survey was sent to students and faculty. The email contained a link with five simple questions that will aid in the development of a new physical representation of a Jasper. This effort was not an overnight decision, but something that different entities on campus had wanted and discussed for years. This semester, efforts were canalized into concrete actions to … Continue reading Developing the Jasper Mascot

Gary Sanchez Ofrece la Primera Conferencia en Español de MC

Con un auditorio repleto de atletas, estudiantes y gente cercana a Manhattan College, Gary Sánchez, el cátcher estrella de los New York Yankees, caminó hacia el centro del escenario para comenzar la entrevista entre aplausos y silbidos. Este fue un gran evento, no solo porque una de las estrellas del equipo más famoso de baseball en el mundo iba a dar una plática para compartir … Continue reading Gary Sanchez Ofrece la Primera Conferencia en Español de MC

Gary Sanchez Delivers MC’s First Spanish-Speaking Lecture

With a full-house auditorium, and a room filled with a combination of athletes, students and the Manhattan College community, Gary Sanchez, the all-star catcher for the New York Yankees, walked into the Great Room of the Kelly Commons in the middle of loud cheering. This was a big event, not only because a star of the most renowned baseball team in the world was giving … Continue reading Gary Sanchez Delivers MC’s First Spanish-Speaking Lecture

De La Salle Hall Renovation Updates

Clouds of dust, blue canvas hanging from the ceiling and a dark and muddy ambiance combined to create De La Salle Hall renovations. The work lasted around three months and was ready right before the semester started, welcoming the class of 2021 and the returning students with a fresh look. “I really like it. I think it looks very fresh with the wood and the … Continue reading De La Salle Hall Renovation Updates

De La Salle Hall to Be Renovated

After last year’s Thomas Hall renovation, De La Salle (DLS) Hall is the next one in line to get a face-lift. The project, which inception started about one year and a half ago, is finally coming to life this upcoming summer. The building, part of the original Riverdale campus of Manhattan College, was built in 1922, and despite minor changes it has stayed somewhat similar for … Continue reading De La Salle Hall to Be Renovated