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Manhattanville College to Host Discussion on Hong Kong Pro Democracy Movement
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:22

Anna Yeung-CheungPurchase, NY—Manhattanville College will host a discussion about the pro-democracy movement and protests in Hong Kong on Friday, Oct. 24.

Peter Pucci to Premiere Dance Film at the Jacob Burn Film Center
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 12:11

Swag n' Bach

Purchase, NY October, 8, 2014 -- Would you like to see how one of the nation’s top choreographers of modern dance creates a work of art and then see dancers perform it? Filmed in real time, this behind the scenes look into a dancer’s world unfolds right before your eyes.

K-12 Teachers to be Taught “Visual Literacy” at Manhattanville College/ Jacob Burns Symposium
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:21

Steve ApkonPurchase, NY September 4, 2014 -- Manhattanville College and the Jacob Burns Film Center are co-sponsoring on Saturday, September 13, 2014 a series of interactive workshops for K-12 teachers that are designed to help teachers infuse media education, technology, and visual literacy into their core-aligned classrooms.

Interfaith Memorial and Prayers for Peace and Healing
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 15:45

Gilad Shaar and Eyal YifrachPurchase, NY—Organizations and congregations in New York have united to sponsor an Interfaith Memorial and Prayers for Peace and Healing service for four teenage victims of the violence in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Wednesday, July 30. 

Sexual Abuse of Students with Disabilities in Nation’s Schools is Likely Widespread
Thursday, 12 June 2014 09:54

Stephen J. Caldas, Ph. D

Purchase, NY  June 2, 2014 -- In the first nationwide survey of its kind, researchers at Manhattanville College and Hofstra University have found that among their large sample of abused  students with disabilities, fully 52% of all the reported incidences of sexual maltreatment and abuse were committed by school personnel, with 30% being committed specifically by teaching staff, and 22% committed by other school personnel. The perpetrators in the remaining 48 of the incidences of abuse were other students. Disturbingly, the researchers documented at least 3,000 (though the number may be up to five times higher), separate incidents of sexual maltreatment and abuse.  The research was published in the May 2014 issue of the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse

Manhattanville College Establishes Early-Childhood Graduate Academy for Student Teachers
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 15:54

Purchase, NY, June 6, 2014 – Manhattanville College’s Graduate School of Education has established an intensive and highly selective full-time, graduate- level teacher preparation academy focused on early childhood education, which encompasses children from birth to grade 2.

The New York City Football Club and Manhattanville College Partnership has Ended
Friday, 30 May 2014 08:24

May 29, 2014, Purchase, NY – On April 22, the Town of Harrison Planning Board, following a series of three monthly hearings, approved a proposal to make certain physical improvements to a portion of the existing athletic facilities on the Manhattanville College Campus. These improved athletic facilities were to be funded and subsequently leased by the New York City Football Club (NYCFC) as a training facility (with shared use by NYCFC and Manhattanville teams of the new artificial turf field), and then revert to exclusive use by the students and the Athletic Department of the College at the conclusion of the Lease. The Lease involved five years use as a training facility with two one-year optional extensions.

Manhattanville College Celebrates Pop, Choral, Cabaret, and Opera Music in Upcoming Performances
Thursday, 17 April 2014 08:23

Reid Castle“Music at Manhattanville,” a highly popular series of musical programs designed for the enjoyment of students and the general public and sponsored by the Music Department at Manhattanville College, this spring will feature the following performances on the college’s campus at 2900 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY.

Manhattanville College Sponsors Lecture by Legal Scholar Allan Meltzer
Thursday, 10 April 2014 09:00

Dr.Allan H. Meltzer Purchase, NY -- The distinguished legal scholar, economist and author Allan H. Meltzer, University Professor of Political Economy at Carnegie-Mellon University, on April 17 will discuss “Regulation and the Rule of Law” at this year’s annual lecture series sponsored by Manhattanville College’s Economic Freedom Institute and the Department of Economics, Finance and Management.

International Film Festival “Women in a Global Context: Then and Now” at Manhattanville
Friday, 07 March 2014 16:19
Story of Qiu JuThe second annual International Film Festival will be held at Manhattanville College from Monday, March 17- Thursday, April 10, 2014. All screenings will take place in the Berman Students’ Center Theater at 7 p.m.
Best Selling Author Téa Obreht to Read from Her Novel, The Tigers Wife
Friday, 07 March 2014 16:11

Téa ObrehtNew York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist, Téa  Obreht, will read from her debut novel, The Tiger’s Wife, on March 20, in Reid Castle on the Manhattanville College campus. 

$1.2 Million Gift to Manhattanville Continues Sandra Priest Rose's History of Giving to Education
Friday, 13 December 2013 14:35

The Rose Institute for Learning and LiteracyPurchase, NY Oct 30, 2013 -- A generous $1.2 million gift from Sandra Priest Rose has established the Rose Institute for Learning and Literacy at Manhattanville College’s School of Education.  It is the latest gift in a long history of giving by the literacy advocate, who is one of the founders and current chairman and trustee of the non-profit Reading Reform Foundation (RRF) of New York.

The New York Times' Adam Bryant to Kick Off Manhattanville's GPS 20th Anniversary Speaker Series
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 10:53

Adam BryantRenowned columnist and author to share “Lessons from the Corner Office: Qualities of Effective Leadership” 

Former U.S. Assistant Secretary to Talk About Widening Education Gap In Neighborhood Schools
Thursday, 19 September 2013 12:49

Susan B. Neuman, Ed.D., former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary EducationSeptember 17, 2013, Purchase, NY --  “Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance” is the pressing topic of this year’s Distinguished Lecturer Series at 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Manhattanville College, to be delivered by nationally-known author Susan B. Neuman, Ed.D., former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education.

300 Autistic Children From Westchester Spend Summer At Manhattanville College
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:37

Purchase, NY,  July 1, 2013 -- Three hundred special needs teenagers in Westchester, many of them with autism, will each spend a week on Manhattanville College’s campus attending programs that enrich their lives through the arts -- learning how to play different forms of drums, to dance the Zumba and to improvise in the theater.

Manhattanville College Expands Its Curriculum, Connecting the Liberal Arts to Career-focused Degrees
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:25

Purchase, NY July 17, 2013 -- Manhattanville College, known internationally for its liberal arts curriculum, will offer its undergraduates more ways to connect to exciting career opportunities. New degree programs at the College will now include majors in marketing, accounting, digital media production, and sport studies.

Manhattanville College Offers New Undergraduate Degree Program In Digital Media
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 10:24

Purchase, NY July 7, 2013 – Manhattanville College announced today that it will offer a new undergraduate degree program in Digital Media Production, beginning this fall.  

Undergraduate Degree In Marketing Available This Fall At Manhattanville College
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 10:18

Purchase, NY July 5, 2013 -- Manhattanville College will offer a new undergraduate Marketing degree program beginning in the fall semester, 2013.  “The program will provide core knowledge of theory, concepts and principles, as well as the methods and application of effective marketing techniques to prepare each student for a career in the marketing field,” said Willliam C. Perkins, Ph.D, chair, Department of Economics, Finance and Management.

Manhattanville College Offers New Undergraduate Degree In Sport Studies
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 10:09

Purchase, NY, May 13, 2013 – This fall, Manhattanville College will offer a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Sport Studies, building on the college’s national reputation for its Master’s in Sports Business Management program.

College-Bound Blind Students Learn The Ropes Of Campus Life During A Manhattanville Summer Program
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 09:57

Purchase, NY, July  3, 2013 -- Twenty-eight legally blind, college-bound high school juniors and seniors in Metro New York will live on Manhattanville College’s campus for four weeks beginning  July 13 to learn how to make their college life a success.

National Security Correspondent For NPR, Dina Temple-Raston, to Give Commencement Speech For Mville
Thursday, 18 July 2013 14:05

Purchase, NY, May 1, 2013 -- Dina Temple-Raston, the well-known National Public Radio (NPR) correspondent who reports about counterterrorism at home and abroad, will be the timely keynote speaker for Manhattanville College's 172nd Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

Robust Growth Of Sports Business Degree Programs: Manhattanville College Triples Size
Thursday, 18 July 2013 13:47

 Unique Faculty of Sports Industry Leaders Drives Success

Purchase, NY February 25, 2013 -- As global sports has ballooned into a $450 billion industry, sports business management programs on college campuses in the United States have burgeoned as well, growing from 220 to over 400 in the past five years. Exemplifying this growth trend is Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY, which offers a Master of Science degree in Sports Business Management (SBM).

More Hispanics Living in Suburbia, Manhattanville Helps Westchester Schools Close Achievement Gap
Thursday, 18 July 2013 13:31

Purchase, NY, April 2, 2013 -- To help bridge the achievement gap among children in Westchester County, NY where 26 percent of the students are Hispanic (and in some towns 75 percent), the Manhattanville College School of Education's Changing Suburbs Institute® (CSI) has been working since 2006 with the administrators, teachers, and parents in nine very diverse school districts -- Bedford, Elmsford, Greenburgh 7, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Ossining, Peekskill, Port Chester-Rye and White Plains.

Manhattanville College Celebrates 30th Annual Summer Writers' Week This June 24-28 & Offers New Writing Fellowship
Thursday, 30 May 2013 10:40

Anna Kim PhotoFellowship Sponsored Jointly with Asian American Writers' Workshop

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 20, 2013 — Manhattanville College's Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its nationally known Summer Writers' Week this June 24-28 and has added a special twist to the event – in conjunction with the Asian American Writers' Workshop, an organization that fosters Asian American writers, they are offering an inaugural fellowship.

Changing Suburbs Institute Publishes Book To Help Changing School Districts
Monday, 08 October 2012 09:44

The suburbs are changing, according to renowned educator Sonia Nieto in the forward to the new resource text by the Manhattanville College School of Education Changing Suburbs Institute®, Changing Suburbs, Changing Students: Helping School Leaders Face the Challenges.

Manhattanville College to Host Studio Art Faculty and Alumni Exhibits in Campus Galleries
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 07:57

The Manhattanville College will host a Studio Art Alumni Show in the Brownson Gallery from August 27 - October 12. The Faculty Exhibit in the Berger Gallery runs September 4 - October 24.

Manhattanville College is Now Host to the Westchester Small Business Development Center
Monday, 14 May 2012 12:28

Manhattanville College is now the home of the Westchester Small Business Development (SBDC). The Center is the premier business assistance network in Westchester County. It produces an annual economic impact of $3 to $4 million per year; partners with local and county development agencies; and plays a leading role in providing SBA expertise to all major financial institutions in Westchester County.

Manhattanville College Featured In "The Princeton Review's Guide To 322 Green Colleges"
Thursday, 19 April 2012 09:38

ggsealManhattanville College is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S.A. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The well-known education services company selected Manhattanville for inclusion in the just-released second annual edition of its free downloadable book, "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition." Manhattanville was one of two Westchester schools included in the guide.

Laurence Gottlieb to Speak at the Business Career Fair at Manhattanville
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 08:45

Manhattanville College School of Graduate and Professional Studies is hosting its annual Business Career Fair on April 17, 2012. This year's keynote speaker is Laurence P. Gottlieb, Director of Economic Development, Office of the County Executive.

Manhattanville College Launches Education and Research Center for Managing Risk
Thursday, 22 March 2012 13:46

The School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Manhattanville College announces the launch of its Education and Research Center for Managing Risk. With its comprehensive, holistic approach to managing risk following the principles of ISO 31000, the world-wide standard for risk management, it is believed to be the first of its kind in the United States.

Manhattanville College Launches Web-Delivered Paralegal Program
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 14:41

Manhattanville College announces the launch of its Online Executive Certificate in Paralegal Studies offered in partnership with Dalton Education, a leading provider of innovative online education programs. Designed to meet the changing needs of the legal profession which is relying more heavily on trained and skilled paralegals, the six-course certificate can be completed in six months, and students will develop a host of sought-after professional skills.

Journalist and Author Sylvia Nasar to Discuss Economics and the Role of Government
Thursday, 23 February 2012 14:26

The Economic Freedom Institute (EFI) at Manhattanville College is pleased to present "Economic Freedom: The Story of Economic Genius" a lecture by journalist and author Sylvia Nasar, who will explore the grand pursuit of great thinkers whose insights transformed the world. The lecture is Thursday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the West Room, Reid Castle.

The Distinguished Lecturer Series Features Dean Of The School Of Education At Hunter College
Friday, 17 February 2012 12:12

Manhattanville College is pleased to present David Steiner, Ph.D, Dean of the School of Education at Hunter College, as the Spring 2012 Distinguished Lecturer, who has focused on combining a strong core curriculum with rigorous teacher preparation and support. As a distinguished academic professional, Steiner has had tremendous experience in the field of education.

Manhattanville College Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement and Baccalaureate 2012 Speakers
Thursday, 09 February 2012 11:54

Manhattanville College is pleased to announce its 2012 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement and Baccalaureate speakers.

Manhattanville College Celebrates Cultural and Religious Diversity at the Annual Diversity Breakfast
Thursday, 10 November 2011 13:45

Manhattanville College Duchesne Center for Religion and Social Justice in conjunction with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) of Westchester and the Westchester Jewish Council (WJC), are proud to present the Annual Westchester/Fairfield County Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast, which brings together over 250 people representing approximately 100 local and state-wide government, religious, secular, and private offices and organizations, to celebrate the cultural and religious diversity of America.

Sports Business Career Fair at Manhattanville College Opens Doors to Prominent Organizations
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 09:59

Manhattanville College School of Graduate and Professional Studies Sport Business Management Program is hosting the area's only Sports Business Career Fair, on November 18, for anyone interested in breaking into the profession. The keynote speaker for the event is Ross Greenburg, former President of HBO Sports.

Poet Mark Nowak to Read from His Recent Release, Coal Mountain Elementary at Manhattanville College
Monday, 07 November 2011 10:09

The Manhattanville College English Department is proud to feature Mark Nowak, the new Director of the Master of Arts in Writing Program and associate professor of English, in a special reading on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in the East Library in Reid Castle on the Manhattanville campus.

WWII-era Public Health Awareness Posters From the Merrill C. Berman Collection at Manhattanville
Friday, 04 November 2011 09:12

For the fourth year, the Arthur M. Berger Gallery on the Manhattanville College campus, will be hosting a collection of posters from the Merrill C. Berman collection. This year's theme is "Public Health Awareness" and all of the posters are related to the public health campaign of the WWII era.

“Policing the Police,” A Lecture with Robert Gangi to Discuss the Need for Police Reform
Tuesday, 25 October 2011 14:07

The Connie Hogarth Center for Social Change and the Black Student Union at Manhattanville College, in association with the New York Civil Liberties Union are co-sponsoring an important lecture by Robert Gangi, senior policy advocate for the Urban Justice Center and former executive director of the Correctional Association of New York.

The Arthur M. Berger Lecture of the Year: “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Warriors”
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 09:59

Manhattanville College Department of Art History is hosting its annual Arthur M. Berger Lecture with featured guest Michelle Anne Delaney, Director of the Consortium for Understanding the American Experience, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Delaney will speak on a collection of photographs by Gertrude Käsebier, "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Warriors."

“Challenging Stereotypes: Palestinians, Nonviolence, and Human Dignity:” A Talk with Jen Marlowe
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 10:17

The Duchesne Center, Connie Hogarth Center, Muslim Student Association, and Seeds of Peace at Manhattanville College, in coordination with the Interfaith Connection, Jewish Voice for Peace—Westchester, and the Westchester Martin Luther King Jr. Institute for Nonviolence are proud to present "Challenging Stereotypes: Palestinians, Nonviolence, and Human Dignity," an open discussion with Jen Marlowe, independent filmmaker and author.

“Living Arts at Manhattanville” Celebrates Charles Strouse Day
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 13:03

Legendary Broadway composer Charles Strouse is coming to Manhattanville for the inaugural event of Living Arts at Manhattanville — Charles Strouse Day.

Kent Smetters, a professor at the Wharton School to Discuss the Financial Crisis
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 10:54

The Department of Economics, Finance and Management at Manhattanville College is pleased to feature "Outlook for the Economy and Navigating Its Risks" a presentation by Kent Smetters, a professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Distinguished Lecturer Series at Manhattanville Features Dr. Margaret (Terry) Orr
Thursday, 29 September 2011 09:48

Manhattanville College, School of Education in conjunction with the Teacher Center of Central Westchester and the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, is pleased to announce its first Distinguished Lecturer of the year, Dr. Margaret (Terry) Orr.

“How Will They Know Us”: An Iraqi/American Mural Project from the Iraqi Children’s Art Exchange Feat
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:48

The Berger Gallery at Manhattanville College is pleased to announce its featured exhibit "How Will They Know Us": An Iraqi/American Mural project from the Iraqi Children's Art Exchange (ICAE), October 4-November 4, 2011.

Manhattanville Cross Country Teams to Sponsor Flood Relief Drive
Thursday, 15 September 2011 15:26

The Manhattanville Cross Country teams are joining with the Duchesne Center to co-sponsor the Flood Relief Project to help aid those in select Vermont cities affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

Early Childhood Conference at Manhattanville College Focuses on the Latest Innovations in Technology
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 12:49

The Early Childhood Education Department, the Early Childhood Education Alumni Association and CDW-G Inc. is sponsoring the "Using Technology in the Early Childhood Classroom" conference at Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Manhattanville College Receives Gift of $5 Million
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 11:46

President Jon C. Strauss is pleased to announce Manhattanville College has received an unrestricted gift of $5 million over three years from an anonymous donor to benefit the College's highest priority strategic initiatives. The gift marks the largest donation Manhattanville has ever received.

Manhattanville to Sponsor Women's Golf in 2012-2013
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 11:39

Manhattanville College will continue the recent growth of its Athletic Department next season, as Athletic Director Keith Levinthal announced the addition of women's golf as the school's 22nd varsity sport on Monday.