Bettye Perkins and Thomas Moran To Serve as 2017 Commencement Keynote Speakers

This past week Manhattan College announced the keynote speakers for the 2017 spring commencement ceremonies. On Thursday, May 19, Bettye Perkins, founder and chief executive officer of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT) will address students from the college’s graduate programs as well as the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The following day, Thomas J. Moran, chairman of the board of Mutual of America Life … Continue reading Bettye Perkins and Thomas Moran To Serve as 2017 Commencement Keynote Speakers

Spring Semester to Finish with Bad Case of the Mondays

Manhattan College students and faculty are looking ahead to plan for the last week of classes as the semester comes to a close and will notice an abnormal schedule on the calendar. Unlike the normal weekly cycle, the first week of May includes daily class schedules on different days than usual, as well as a make-up snow day. As of now the schedule is as … Continue reading Spring Semester to Finish with Bad Case of the Mondays

The Quadrangle’s Guide to Shaggy

As The Quadrangle always keeps the best interests of our readers near and dear to our hearts, we have put together a primer on the musical artist known as Shaggy to ensure that all are fully prepared for his upcoming Springfest concert on Apr. 22. First and foremost, Shaggy the pop-reggae musician should not be confused with Shaggy the lanky, green shirted, “Zoinks!” proclaiming Scooby-Doo … Continue reading The Quadrangle’s Guide to Shaggy

JasperFit Personal Training Program Provides Guidance in the Fitness Center

The JasperFit personal training program is a growing option for members of the Manhattan College community looking for a boost to their workout program. Open to students, faculty, administration, staff, and even alumni who may hold gym memberships to the Kelly Commons Fitness Center, the program features student certified personal trainers who can offer professional expertise in the gym. “The goal of our program is … Continue reading JasperFit Personal Training Program Provides Guidance in the Fitness Center

Spring Commencement Moved to Weekdays

Breaking from recent tradition of commencement exercises being held on a weekend, Manhattan College’s graduation ceremonies for the class of 2017 will be held on Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19 for the graduate and undergraduate programs respectively. “There were lots of parts to the overall change to the calendar, and this was just a part of it,” Provost William Clyde said. The most … Continue reading Spring Commencement Moved to Weekdays

The Art of Protest

An estimated nearly 5 million people marched around the world on Jan. 21 as part of the Women’s March on Washington and sister marches held in major cities across the globe. Aside from just the sheer number of individuals participating, a striking component of most images from the day were the creative and colorful protest signs held aloft by the marchers. While there is a … Continue reading The Art of Protest

College Offers New Construction Management Masters Degree

As of this semester, Manhattan College’s school of engineering is offering a new construction management Master of Science degree program as part of its graduate offerings. Previously, the college offered a conain the civil engineering master’s program. However, the new standalone program will now provide more flexibility for what types of students can enroll for the graduate degree because it does not require an undergraduate … Continue reading College Offers New Construction Management Masters Degree

South Campus Residence Hall Coming Fall 2019, New STEM Building September 2020

Redesigning South Campus In a few short years, Manhattan College’s South Campus (the area near Leo Hall and RLC) will look very different to the college community. A series of ongoing projects are well underway that have already and will continue to impact the appearance and operations of not just that area, but the entire campus. The first stage of the plan is already complete, … Continue reading South Campus Residence Hall Coming Fall 2019, New STEM Building September 2020

Women Calling the Shots: Female Head Coaches in College Sports

Three of Manhattan College’s newest head coaches are women (women’s basketball, cross country and women’s lacrosse respectively) and all were hired by the college’s first female athletic director Marianne Reilly. Although in a recent interview with The Quadrangle Reilly said that selecting female head coaches was not intentional, it still stands out when women fill less than 40 percent of head coaching positions available across … Continue reading Women Calling the Shots: Female Head Coaches in College Sports