Freshman Phenom, Parker Giarratana Continues to Contribute for the Men’s Lacrosse Team

by ANGELA QUADRINI, Contributor When Drew Kelleher was hired as head coach of the men’s lacrosse team at Manhattan College in 2015, the program acquired more than a coach. Kelleher, then an assistant at Boston University, recruited attackman Parker Giarratana to Boston. The Florida native was set to go to Boston, until Kelleher got the job as head coach at Manhattan. Kelleher saw potential in Giarratana … Continue reading Freshman Phenom, Parker Giarratana Continues to Contribute for the Men’s Lacrosse Team

Personality Makes Talent Stand Out That Much More: Thomas Capuano

When Thomas Capuano was a kid, his passion for basketball was quite obvious to his mom, Janet. “Anything you’re worried about, any stress in your life, it’s just gone,” Thomas said when asked about how basketball makes him feel. “You just have to focus on one goal and you use your teammates to achieve that.” He was always in the gym. He’d attend every practice … Continue reading Personality Makes Talent Stand Out That Much More: Thomas Capuano

Freshman Enrollment Up 20 Percent as College Admits One of Its Largest Classes in Recent Years

For returning students this fall, Manhattan College’s campus may seem a little more crowded–and rightfully so–as one of its largest freshman classes descended onto campus this August. “It’s nice seeing a bunch of new faces,” senior Aaron Plantz said of the freshman class. Those 905 new faces make up the largest class in at least five years, according to Caitlin Read, executive director of admissions … Continue reading Freshman Enrollment Up 20 Percent as College Admits One of Its Largest Classes in Recent Years