Kinesiology Department Recognized by National Strength and Conditioning Association

Manhattan College’s Kinesiology Department recently earned recognition from The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as an Education Recognition Program (ERP) which meets their educational guidelines. This acknowledgement will allow the college to provide its kinesiology students with the coursework necessary to prepare them to become strength and conditioning specialists or personal trainers. Tedd Keating, Ph.D, associate professor of the kinesiology department, was a part … Continue reading Kinesiology Department Recognized by National Strength and Conditioning Association

MC Broadcasting Studio Upgrades to 4K

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Assistant Editor In 2008, Manhattan College opened the doors of its broadcasting studio, as well as the doors to many broadcasting students’ futures. Built by the Systems Group of Hoboken, New Jersey, the studio is spread between two levels in Leo Hall, and is equipped with state-of-the-art video cameras, editing equipment and so much more. The first floor of the studio is a multimedia … Continue reading MC Broadcasting Studio Upgrades to 4K

ITS Expands Campus Wi-Fi Bandwidth

by JACK MELANSON, Staff Writer Today, Wi-Fi is essential for the overall success of a college student. Being the outlet for both information and entertainment, JasperNet when running properly allows students to research for their classes, check their grades on Moodle or even watch Netflix to relax after a long day. Lately, some students on campus have been experiencing slow Wi-Fi and other connectivity issues. … Continue reading ITS Expands Campus Wi-Fi Bandwidth

Behind the Upcoming Registration Process

The registration process for spring 2016 semester is just around the corner. Most of the students start looking at the classes they are interested in a week before, others wait until the last minute, but something that not a lot students think about is what happens behind the scenes. How is the registration process planned and who is responsible for it? Lisa Rizopoulus, Ph.D. and … Continue reading Behind the Upcoming Registration Process

New Grade Replacement Policy Instituted at MC

Students at Manhattan College who fail to meet the minimum required grade for a class now have the opportunity to improve their grade point average by retaking the course at the college. With a new grade replacement policy effective the 2014-2015 academic year, only the higher of the two grades received will be factored into a student’s cumulative GPA. However, both grades will still be … Continue reading New Grade Replacement Policy Instituted at MC

Implicit Bias Lecture Discusses Modern Racism and Sexism

Over the last 100 years, the United States has seen great change in the way Americans think about and treat African-Americans, at least, in theory. According to a recent study, explicit actions and thoughts about race and gender inequality have diminished significantly since a similar study conducted in 1928.  However, what psychologists have discovered is that the inadvertent, or uncontrollable actions of people towards other … Continue reading Implicit Bias Lecture Discusses Modern Racism and Sexism

Students With Disabilities Find Help in the Resource Center

John Evans is the typical English major at Manhattan College. He reads Shakespeare, Homer and Dante and has written two collections of poetry and a series of short stories. Evans, however, has one major difference from most other students at MC – he cannot see any of the works he has ever read or written.  He can only see bits of light and darkness. “There … Continue reading Students With Disabilities Find Help in the Resource Center

Racial Justice Teach-In Held on Campus

In the wake of the ongoing debate about racism in the American justice system, a racial justice teach-in was held in Smith Auditorium last Wednesday featuring panels discussing the many facets of racism. The panels were made up of faculty, students, alumni and local community organizers speaking on topics such as the psychology of racial identification and the experience of race and racism. “Over the … Continue reading Racial Justice Teach-In Held on Campus

As Cuban-American Relations Begin to Shift, Study Abroad Trip Anticipates a Changing Cuba

Manhattan College is offering its third-ever study abroad trip to Havana, Cuba this spring break just as the U.S. and Cuba attempt to move toward normal diplomatic relations for the first time in over 50 years. Organizers of the trip say that this trip will be an opportunity to witness Cuba before it is slowly changed by new U.S. economic and political relations. “I think … Continue reading As Cuban-American Relations Begin to Shift, Study Abroad Trip Anticipates a Changing Cuba