Education Majors Lost in Shuffle to Online Classes

by Alexa Schmidt, August Kissel, Gabriella Depinho, A&E Editor, Senior Writer, Editor-in-Chief  As lab instructors figure out how to create virtual labs and other educators figure out video chat technology, many professors and students are making do in these peculiar times where social distancing and online classes are now the norm due to the coronavirus. However, for some students, the classroom cannot be moved online and … Continue reading Education Majors Lost in Shuffle to Online Classes

Brother Raymond Meagher, Newly Retired Education Professor, Dies at 74

by TAYLOR BRETHAUER & STEPHEN ZUBRYCKY, Editor & Editor-in-Chief Brother Raymond Meagher, F.S.C., a former visiting assistant professor of education, died Tuesday morning at the age of 74, The Quadrangle confirmed Tuesday afternoon. According to a phone interview with Dean of Education and Health Karen Nicholson, Ph.D., Meagher had not been feeling well for several days. He was brought to New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, in Inwood, Monday night, … Continue reading Brother Raymond Meagher, Newly Retired Education Professor, Dies at 74

Education Majors Balance Being Both Students and Teachers

For junior Shane Riordan, walking into his sixth grade science classroom at In-Tech Academy in the Bronx means balancing a tightrope between being a normal college student and an educator. As an education major, Riordan is just one of many Manhattan College students who has gained first-hand experience by observing classrooms and student teaching at neighboring schools in the community. “At first, I was skeptical … Continue reading Education Majors Balance Being Both Students and Teachers

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

Two National Science Foundation Grants Awarded to Manhattan College Faculty

The National Science Foundation has awarded Manhattan College faculty two grants to fund particle physics research and to launch an Engineering Scholars Training and Retention Center at the college. Rostislav Konoplich, Ph.D. and professor of physics will use the funds to conduct further research on the Higgs boson particle, while Sister Mary Ann Jacobs, Ed.D., assistant professor of education and Zahra Shahbazi, Ph.D., assistant professor … Continue reading Two National Science Foundation Grants Awarded to Manhattan College Faculty

Education Professor Dr. James Harten Passes Away at 71

Dr. James Harten, assistant professor in the School of Education and Health, passed away Monday, March 24. Students and faculty in the School of Education and Health held a candlelight ceremony and vigil in his memory on the evening of March 25 that drew a crowd of over 100 people. His colleagues remember Harten as a teacher with a strong connection to his students who … Continue reading Education Professor Dr. James Harten Passes Away at 71