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

Introducing the Aimee and Michael Kakos ’58 School of Science

By Angelina Persaud and Mary Haley, Asst. News Editor & Staff Writer The School of Science has received a $15 million donation from Aimee and Michael Kakos ‘58 and is being formally renamed to the Kakos School of Science to honor the donors.  The gift will be divided into various categories and used to support a wide range of learning and research opportunities for students … Continue reading Introducing the Aimee and Michael Kakos ’58 School of Science

Major Grant Given to Computer and Electrical Engineers at MC

By Angelina Persaud, Asst. News Editor The National Science Foundation (NSF) has given a $300,000 grant to the computer and electrical engineering department for students to participate in a global project.  The project entails a collaboration between the University of Zaragoza in Spain and 18 undergraduate students from Manhattan College and the City University of New York at Staten Island students. The students “will be … Continue reading Major Grant Given to Computer and Electrical Engineers at MC

Dr. Marcy Peteroy-Kelly Appointed New Dean of Science

By Jocelyn Visnov, Production Editor/Web Editor Manhattan College has welcomed a new dean to the Jasper community. Marcy Peteroy-Kelly, Ph.D., now serves as the dean of the School of Science and a tenured professor of biology as of July 1, 2022.  The search committee for the new Dean of Science was led by the dean of engineering, Tim Ward, Ph.D. As chair of the search … Continue reading Dr. Marcy Peteroy-Kelly Appointed New Dean of Science

Updates on Online Courses Offered at Manhattan College

By Josh Grewal, Asst. Social Media Editor Despite the college discontinuing most online and hybrid class options in the current academic year, the course catalog for the summer and fall of 2022 will include brief offerings of remote learning for further flexibility.  This year, students saw some hybrid implementation of both online and in person courses, mainly due to the looming threat of COVID. In … Continue reading Updates on Online Courses Offered at Manhattan College

The U.S. News & World Report Recognizes the Part-time MBA Program at the O’Malley School of Buisness

By Victor Franco, Staff Writer The O’Malley School of Business’ master in business administration program was acknowledged by The U.S. News & World Report 2022’s “Best Part-time MBA Rankings.”  The program provides students a chance to continue their education while pursuing other responsibilities such as full-time jobs or taking care of family members. The program consists of three MBA concentrations: business analytics, finance and economics. … Continue reading The U.S. News & World Report Recognizes the Part-time MBA Program at the O’Malley School of Buisness

Cory Blad Promoted to Interim Dean for the School of Liberal Arts Mid-Semester

by, Nicole Rodriguez & Samantha Walla, Production Editor & Senior Writer Cory Blad, Ph.D., professor of sociology, has accepted the position of interim dean of the School of Liberal Arts for the 2021-22 academic year, effective March 1. Blad first joined Manhattan College in 2009 and has served as the chair of the sociology department since 2016. He has held a variety of significant college-wide … Continue reading Cory Blad Promoted to Interim Dean for the School of Liberal Arts Mid-Semester

Classes Continue Virtually as Campus Closes: Are Snow Days Really a Thing of the Past?

by Kaylin Flam & Nicole Fitzsimmons, Contributor & News Editor Manhattan College students faced two snow days in a row during the week of Feb. 1, and two others during the week of Feb. 15. This prompts the question: Will snow days become more common at MC due to the option of remote learning? The process of calling a snow day begins the night before … Continue reading Classes Continue Virtually as Campus Closes: Are Snow Days Really a Thing of the Past?

Senate Meeting Details Plans for Fall Semester

by Caroline McCarthy & Jilleen Barrett, Asst. Features Editor & A&E Editor The Manhattan College Senate held their second virtual meeting of the calendar year on Feb. 16. This session largely consisted of discussions about COVID-19 and the outlook for hyflex classes during the 2021-2022 school year. Provost Steven Schreiner, also a member of the senate, announced during the meeting that there will no longer … Continue reading Senate Meeting Details Plans for Fall Semester