Manhattan College’s Road To Re-Accreditation  

By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor  Manhattan College is undergoing evaluation on its status, legitimacy and appropriateness of policies by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) to attain re-accreditation.  MC will be evaluated on seven standards, namely Missions and Goals, Ethics and integrity, Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience, Support of the Student Experience, Educational Effectiveness Assessment, Planning Resources and Institutional … Continue reading Manhattan College’s Road To Re-Accreditation  

Koru Mindfulness: An Escape from the Busyness of College

by Pete Janny, Managing and Sports Editor Koru Mindfulness arrived at Manhattan College this past fall and is expected to be a fixture on campus for a long time to come. Established several years ago at Duke University, Koru Mindfulness is a methodology designed to train college students about the fundamentals of breathing techniques, meditation, and visualization. Since the creation of the Center for Mindfulness in … Continue reading Koru Mindfulness: An Escape from the Busyness of College

College Boosts New York’s Economy by $312 Million

Manhattan College added $312 million to the New York State economy in 2015, a study by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) in the State of New York found. In 2016, the commission conducted a study of economic impact from higher education institutions in the State of New York. According to the study, private colleges and universities across the state added about $79.6 … Continue reading College Boosts New York’s Economy by $312 Million

From Class to Minor to Major, How Majors Come to Be

During an 8:00 a.m. class, students usually wonder why they decided to sign up for it. But how did that class come to be in the first place? The process of turning an idea into a class is one that is almost entirely controlled by the faculty. “Students often don’t know how curricular change happens, and I think it’s important to know,” chair of the English department … Continue reading From Class to Minor to Major, How Majors Come to Be