New Assistant Director of Student Activities is Hired

Michael Steele has been hired as the new assistant director of student activities, taking over the position that Gabrielle Occhiogrosso left behind in November 2014. A three-month hiring process that John Bennett, director of student activities, says garnered hundreds of applicants, culminated with the decision to hire Steele, formerly the director of campus life and operations at Lehman College. Steele, as are many people who … Continue reading New Assistant Director of Student Activities is Hired

Student Activities Searches for Next Assistant Director

By Syed Shabab Staff Writer Former Assistant Director of Student Activities Gabrielle Occhiogrosso left her position in November of 2014, and in the meantime the Office of Student Activities has been searching for the right replacement – with little luck so far. “We received tons of applications, but surprisingly, not many of them had experience in a college setting or within a student life department,” … Continue reading Student Activities Searches for Next Assistant Director

Clyde’s Bid for Congress Sheds Light on Underdog Campaigns

When Provost William Clyde was shut out of a debate among major party candidates during his recent congressional bid in Connecticut, he did not let that stop him from having his voice heard. Instead, he staged his own debate right next door in a law firm’s parking lot. “I arranged to have speakers, lights, supporters and all of that come and it came together at … Continue reading Clyde’s Bid for Congress Sheds Light on Underdog Campaigns

Manhattan College Names Keith Brower as New Dean of School of Arts

Keith Brower, Ph.D., has been hired as the new dean of the School of Arts. Brower joins Manhattan College after serving as associate dean from 2007 to 2014 at the Fulton School of Liberal Arts at his alma mater Salisbury University. “I come to Manhattan with lots of ideas and experience with many of those ideas, and I know the arrts faculty have lots of … Continue reading Manhattan College Names Keith Brower as New Dean of School of Arts

Provost William Clyde Runs for Congress

BY MICHELLE DEPINHO AND DANIEL YNFANTE NEWS/MANAGING EDITOR AND STAFF WRITER That’s right, Provost William Clyde, originally from Connecticut, has been endorsed as the Green Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Connecticut’s 2nd District. “Everybody I told this story to said two things. One, you’re going to get slaughtered. You’ve got no chance, Clyde said. “But, the things you are saying need to get said … Continue reading Provost William Clyde Runs for Congress

Steve Masiello to University of South Florida?

Just a few days after a heartbreaking loss to the defending champs Louisville in the NCAA tournament, Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello is considering taking the head coaching job at the University of South Florida, according to Gary Parrish from CBSSports.com. The Manhattan College athletic department did not return text messages confirming or denying the reports. Rick Pitino told the Tampa Bay Times that Masiello … Continue reading Steve Masiello to University of South Florida?

After Five Years, Dean Emmerson to Step Down From Administration

BY JOSEPH CUSMANO SENIOR WRITER Manhattan College’s current Dean of the School of Arts, Dr. Richard Emmerson, will serve his last day in administration on June 30 of this year. Emmerson, who started at the college in August of 2009, has served as dean for five years. “I’m retiring from the administrative position but I’ll be teaching two classes a semester,” Emmerson said. With a … Continue reading After Five Years, Dean Emmerson to Step Down From Administration