The Blackfeet of L.O.V.E. Site Browning, Montana

Just south of the Canadian border, in the northwest corner of Montana, lies the town of Browning, which sits at the heart of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Today, the town of Browning is the largest community on the reservation and is home to around 9,000 members of Blackfeet nation. It is estimated that the Blackfeet people have occupied the Rocky Mountain region for upwards of … Continue reading The Blackfeet of L.O.V.E. Site Browning, Montana

Our Jasper Nation: Daisuke Kuroshima

Daisuke Kuroshima, sophomore biochemistry major, was born in sunny California but remembers a childhood spent on the other side of the world. “Until I was five, I was living in California” Kuroshima said, “But I went to Japan and grew up in Yokohama.” Even though Kuroshima was born in the United States, Japanese was his first language, and it wasn’t until after high school that … Continue reading Our Jasper Nation: Daisuke Kuroshima

Study Abroad at MC Turns 35

This year marks the 35th anniversary of study abroad here at Manhattan College.  To celebrate the milestone, the study abroad office invited both study abroad alumni and students to a reception in the Student Commons this past Thursday, Nov. 19, to celebrate how these experiences have shaped their lives and careers. The event began with welcoming remarks from Provost William Clyde, followed by a history … Continue reading Study Abroad at MC Turns 35

American Society of Civil Engineers Hosts Professional Networking Event

The student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE, hosted a Professional Networking Event in Smith Auditorium this past Tuesday, providing students with the opportunity to speak with and learn from professionals in the civil engineering industry. Some of the companies represented at the event included ExxonMobil, STV, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Thornton Tomasetti, Turner Construction, Moretrench, AECOM and … Continue reading American Society of Civil Engineers Hosts Professional Networking Event

Our Jasper Nation

Andrew Gresham, a sophomore political science major, was looking for a change of scenery when he decided to attend school in the big apple.  New York City could not be more different than his hometown of Pitt Meadows, British Columbia.  Pitt Meadows, located just outside of Vancouver, has a population about 1 percent that of the Bronx. “It’s really different,” Gresham said, “that was one … Continue reading Our Jasper Nation

Our Jasper Nation: From Uganda to the USA

Sometimes it is the pursuit of opportunity that causes people to uproot and move to a foreign place. It was in such a pursuit that Gertude Turinawe Hatanga, a junior chemical engineering student at Manhattan College, found her way to the United States from Uganda. “I’m originally from Kisoro… in the western part of Uganda. I was born there but I’ve lived all my life … Continue reading Our Jasper Nation: From Uganda to the USA

Our Jasper Nation: Finding A Home Away From Home

For Robert Hurt, a junior chemical engineering major, “home” can be a lot of different places.  “Home” could be Manhattan College, where he now spends most of his time.  “Home” could be Tokyo, Japan, where he graduated from high school and his family currently lives.  “Home” could also be Vienna, Austria, where he lived from age two to fifteen.  The question of where “home” is … Continue reading Our Jasper Nation: Finding A Home Away From Home

Our Jasper Nation: Finding a Home Away from Home

The farthest most ten-year-olds travel is a distance that can be covered by car in less than a day, or at most, a few day’s time.  At age ten, Mahamoud Diop made a trip halfway across the world to what would become his new home.  Born and raised in Bamako, the capital city of Mali in West Africa, Diop did not step foot in the … Continue reading Our Jasper Nation: Finding a Home Away from Home

Classmates to Soul Mates

Freshman orientation is hardly the place where eager high school seniors, soon-to-be college freshmen might look for a future spouse, but for Phil and Melissa (née Maffei) Kuhner, their first experience at the college would be linked to a future they had never anticipated. Phil and Melissa first met at Manhattan College’s Freshman Orientation in July 2001. While all the newcomers were busy with orientation … Continue reading Classmates to Soul Mates