Sister Remigia Kushner and Sister Mary Ann Jacobs Honored with Catholic Teaching Awards

By Adrianne Hutto, Production Editor Sister Remigia Kushner and Sister Mary Ann Jacobs were awarded for their work as Catholic educators. Kushner, the education department chairperson, graduate director and professor, was given the 2022 Lighting the Fire for Catholic Education Award from the Catholic School Administrators Association of New York State.  Kushner has been teaching at Manhattan College since 1990 and explains that she had … Continue reading Sister Remigia Kushner and Sister Mary Ann Jacobs Honored with Catholic Teaching Awards

STEM Students Receive Significant Scholarship from Stephen & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

Four of the five Cohen Scholar recipients. MANHATTAN.EDU/COURTESY By: Angelina Persaud, News Editor The Stephen and Alexandra Cohen Foundation has awarded $828,000 in scholarships to five freshmen students in the School of Engineering and the School of Science at Manhattan College. This amount covers up to 90% of tuition expenses for four years.  The scholarship was created with the intention of recognizing the academic potential … Continue reading STEM Students Receive Significant Scholarship from Stephen & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

Sociology Department Announces New Criminology Major

Dr. Novich with law enforcement officers who came to speak with one of her classes. MADELEINE NOVICH/COURTESY By Jocelyn Visnov, Editor-in-Chief The sociology department will soon expand to offer a new bachelor’s degree in criminology, beginning next fall. The new 33-credit major offered within the School of Liberal Arts will expand on the criminology concentration currently offered as one of several tracks within the sociology … Continue reading Sociology Department Announces New Criminology Major

The Friendly Fridge Is Back With The Help of Riverdale Community Support

The newly renovated Friendly Fridge ready to be stocked with fresh produce andwarm meals. ZOE DEFAZIO/ THE QUADRANGLE By Zoe DeFazio, Web Editor On Jan. 7, the Friendly Fridge located on Broadway, just down the street from Manhattan College, was found vandalized, according to volunteers. The unnamed perpetrator placed a can of toxic oil-based black paint upside down inside the refrigerator, leaving the paint to … Continue reading The Friendly Fridge Is Back With The Help of Riverdale Community Support

Journeys with Study Abroad Expand

By Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Manhattan College’s study abroad program has opened its doors to new possibilities, with a new expansion of this program that can help students who prefer kinesthetic learning.  This winter, there are 76 students traveling to a number of locations such as Iceland, Norway, Sweden,  Denmark, Spain, Italy and France in 6 different courses.  According to manhattan.edu, “Students … Continue reading Journeys with Study Abroad Expand

3+3 Law School Program to be Offered in Partnership with St. John’s

The 3+3 Program allows students to earn both their BA from MC and their JD from SJU. ST. JOHNS UNIVERSITY/ COURTESY By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor The political science program at Manhattan College has recently partnered with St John’s University School of Law to offer an accelerated law program.  This accelerated program is currently only open to first year political science students and has … Continue reading 3+3 Law School Program to be Offered in Partnership with St. John’s

Mike Lawler ‘09 Heads to Congress

Mike Lawler ‘09 won his election to represent NY-17 in Congress.  lawlerforcongress.com/ COURTESY By Megan LaCreta, Arts & Entertainment Editor Manhattan College alumni Mike Lawler ‘09 will represent New York in the House of Representatives. Lawler attended Manhattan College and majored in accounting and finance, graduating in 2009. He was elected to the New York State Assembly in 2020, representing parts of Rockland County, before … Continue reading Mike Lawler ‘09 Heads to Congress

MC Earns Recognition From All in Campus Democracy Challenge 

By Nicole Fitzsimmons, News Editor Manhattan College has recently been recognized by All in Campus Democracy Challenge as one of the most engaged college campuses for student voting. This recognition comes in addition to three other All in Campus Democracy Challenge  badges MC received: a presidential commitment badge, a bronze badge for the 2018 midterm elections and a silver badge for the 2020 presidential election. … Continue reading MC Earns Recognition From All in Campus Democracy Challenge 

The History of Student Veterans at Manhattan College

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor Manhattan College has been recognized for its dedication to honoring and serving student veterans, ranking as a Top 10 Gold-Ranking Military Friendly School. What many don’t know is that Manhattan’s relationship with the military dates back all the way to the Civil War, before Manhattan College even found its home here in the Bronx. Tiana Sloan, director of the … Continue reading The History of Student Veterans at Manhattan College