Remote Internships? Now That’s WISE!: WISE Program Adapts

by Christine Nappi, Features Editor Summer 2020 meant canceled internships for many, but not for those in the Women Inspiring Successful Enterprise summer program. Although the current coronavirus pandemic may have put a damper on summer plans for most, this was only a slight bump in the road for WISE. After adjusting to the circumstances and adapting to a solely remote format, the WISE program … Continue reading Remote Internships? Now That’s WISE!: WISE Program Adapts

Tim Leary ’67, a former legendary Coach at Saint Francis Prep, Has Chance at Posthumous Jasper Hall of Fame Bid

by Pete Janny, Sports and Managing Editor Tim Leary was a man of leadership, mentorship, and service to others, most visible during his 43 years as the head basketball coach of his alma mater, Saint Francis Prep. He became the heart and soul of the program, and more importantly an inspiration and hero to so many within the Saint Francis Prep community. He may no … Continue reading Tim Leary ’67, a former legendary Coach at Saint Francis Prep, Has Chance at Posthumous Jasper Hall of Fame Bid

MC Alumni Celebrate Foreign Languages in the Professional World

by Jessica McKenzie, Asst. Features Editor Five Manhattan College alumni visited campus to present a panel on the importance of studying foreign language. The event was held on Wednesday, March 4 in Miguel 311 in celebration of International Mother’s Language Day in February. The presenting alumni, Shayla Ortiz, Albert Palladino, Andrew Amadei, Jacob Sarasin and Maryann Stallone studied foreign language at the college during different generational … Continue reading MC Alumni Celebrate Foreign Languages in the Professional World

Museum Panelists Bring Their Experiences to MC

by Alexa Schmidt, A&E Editor On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Center for Career Development held an informational panel discussion for those interested in working in the museum field. The panel included three alumni from Manhattan College and an alum from Iona College, all of whom were able to discuss their experiences and how they arrived at their current position. Alexandra Revans was a communication major at … Continue reading Museum Panelists Bring Their Experiences to MC

Herb Glaser ‘74 Looks Back on College and his Historic Upper East Side Bake Shop

One would be hard pressed to find a baker as busy as Herb Glaser is these days. Between icing cookies and kneading dough, the Manhattan College alum is now preparing for retirement and the closure of Glaser’s Bake Shop, a family-owned business which has been servicing the Yorkville section of Manhattan and beyond for an astounding 116 years. “It definitely was a tough decision to … Continue reading Herb Glaser ‘74 Looks Back on College and his Historic Upper East Side Bake Shop

Government and Politics Club Hosts Alumni Panel

On Thursday, March 1, five alumni in government, politics and law professions returned to their old stomping grounds to impart wisdom on the current students at Manhattan College. The event, which was a panel hosted by the Government and Politics club in Kelly Commons 5B, was an opportunity for students to ask questions and learn from a group of alumni who have made strides within … Continue reading Government and Politics Club Hosts Alumni Panel

Men’s Basketball Year in Review

In what was considered as disappointing season for Manhattan’s Men’s Basketball team, the Jaspers finished 10-22 overall (5-15 in the MAAC), landed themselves at the bottom of the conference, and suffered a heartbreaking loss to Rider in the first round of the MAAC tournament. While the team was not predicted to succeed by their usual standards, Steve Masiello’s team was still projected to finish sixth … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Year in Review

Classmates to Soul Mates

Freshman orientation is hardly the place where eager high school seniors, soon-to-be college freshmen might look for a future spouse, but for Phil and Melissa (née Maffei) Kuhner, their first experience at the college would be linked to a future they had never anticipated. Phil and Melissa first met at Manhattan College’s Freshman Orientation in July 2001. While all the newcomers were busy with orientation … Continue reading Classmates to Soul Mates

Where Are They Now? Brendan Hefner

Brendan Hefner graduated in May 2014 from Manhattan College with a bachelor’s degree is communication and a minor in digital media arts, and is now working as a production assistant at ESPN. During his time at MC, Brendan interned with the New York Mets in his junior year and NBC Sports during the winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia when he was a senior. “My internships … Continue reading Where Are They Now? Brendan Hefner