Military Friendly names Manhattan College a Top Ten College for Student Veterans

By Karen Flores, Asst Features Editor Manhattan College has received the Military Friendly School’s highest designation, earning a top ten college ranking of number eight due to the efficiency of the Veterans Success Programs on campus.  This designation is given based on an institution’s ability to successfully meet criterias in graduation, job placement, student retention, degree advancement or transfer and loan repayment and default rates … Continue reading Military Friendly names Manhattan College a Top Ten College for Student Veterans

A Home for Veterans at Manhattan College

by Kelly Cwik, Asst. A&E Editor Military Times recognized Manhattan College in their “Best for Vets” list for 2021. Along with this honor, the program earned a gold medal status from Military Friendly and the Student Veterans Organization received the Irving Ladimer Community Service award, presented by the local Bronx Community Board 8 (CB8). Director of Veterans Success Programs, Tiana Sloan, who oversees the Veterans … Continue reading A Home for Veterans at Manhattan College

MC Receives Gold Status Military Friendly Designation

by Pete Janny & Kelly Kennedy, Sports Editor & Social Media Editor Manhattan College has been recognized as a military friendly school for the seventh consecutive year. The designation comes as a result of the college meeting specific criteria determined by Victory, a military marketing company that ranks schools and companies based on the opportunities they provide veterans. The difference between this year’s recognition and … Continue reading MC Receives Gold Status Military Friendly Designation

Veteran’s Center Reopens After November Flood

by Gabriella DePinho, Editor-in-Chief Manhattan College’s veteran population celebrated Veteran’s Day in a variety of ways. Some marched in New York City’s parade, some were at the veteran’s gallery held in the Flatiron Building, and others were saving furniture from two inches of standing water. On Nov. 11, a cold water intake pipe leading to Thomas Hall’s second floor men’s bathroom burst and flooded the Veteran’s Success … Continue reading Veteran’s Center Reopens After November Flood

Student Veterans Discuss Religion Before, During and After Service

by RikkiLynn Shields & C. Garrett Keidel, Social Media Editor & Asst. Sports Editor On Oct. 23, in Hayden 100, Manhattan College’s Student Veterans Organization held a panel discussing the relationship between religion and the military. This panel, co-hosted by the Religious Studies Department and the Student Veterans Success Center highlighted the prevalence and the impact of both religion and faith in general. This year, Manhattan College … Continue reading Student Veterans Discuss Religion Before, During and After Service

Study Abroad Scholarship Honors Late Manhattan Alum and Veteran

A graduate of the class of 2000, Major John H. Mark Jr., United States Army JAG attorney and honoree of the distinguished Bronze Star Medal, is the namesake for the recently created Major John H. Mark Jr. Manhattan College Study Abroad Scholarship Fund. The young and awe-inspiring Queens native passed away suddenly on Sept. 4, 2015. While at Manhattan, Mark was fully involved on campus … Continue reading Study Abroad Scholarship Honors Late Manhattan Alum and Veteran

Student Veterans Spend Spring Break Experiencing the Transformative Power of Meditation

This past spring break, four student veterans were able to discovered the restorative powers of yoga and meditation on Paradise Island in The Bahamas. Dr. Michele Saracino, Chair of the Religious Studies Department, was in charge of the trip this semester, as the trip was a part of her course, The Nature and Experience of Religion: Veterans’ Stress Reduction Program. “The trip was amazing. Transformative. … Continue reading Student Veterans Spend Spring Break Experiencing the Transformative Power of Meditation