Hayden Greene’s Big Plans for the Multicultural Center

Every student who walks into the Multicultural Center located in the Raymond W. Kelly Commons is guaranteed to be greeted by a big smile from Hayden Greene and one of his brightly patterned bowties. Opened in 2014, the Multicultural Center’s Director, Hayden Greene has been working to “provide a space for all identities to thrive and share” in accordance with the center’s mission statement. “It’s … Continue reading Hayden Greene’s Big Plans for the Multicultural Center

Study Abroad Scholarship Honors Late Manhattan Alum and Veteran

A graduate of the class of 2000, Major John H. Mark Jr., United States Army JAG attorney and honoree of the distinguished Bronze Star Medal, is the namesake for the recently created Major John H. Mark Jr. Manhattan College Study Abroad Scholarship Fund. The young and awe-inspiring Queens native passed away suddenly on Sept. 4, 2015. While at Manhattan, Mark was fully involved on campus … Continue reading Study Abroad Scholarship Honors Late Manhattan Alum and Veteran

From Battlefield to Classroom

Most 18-year-old college freshmen only have a few worries in the world: what show to binge watch next on Netflix and how quickly they can write their 10 page paper a night before it is due. For the 67 U.S. military veterans who are enrolled in Manhattan College as undergraduates, their first semester in college is much different than the average student. Someone’s first semester … Continue reading From Battlefield to Classroom

A Visit from Ben Vereen

Dancer, actor, and Tony Award winner, Ben Vereen visited Manhattan College on Feb. 11th to participate in the celebration of Black History Month. Students, faculty and even some lucky residents of the Methodist Nursing Home flocked to the Commons to get a chance to hear Vereen share stories of his career and his perspective about Black History Month. MC Associate Professor Dr. Mark Pottinger, the … Continue reading A Visit from Ben Vereen