JASPER JOTTINGS Week 43 - 2012 October 21    

Jasper Jottings - The achievement journal of my fellow Jaspers, the alumni of the Manhattan College

http://www.jasperjottings.com/2012/jj2012W43.html

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2011-12-04

POSITRACTION: Major league baseball dream

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Guilford-Native-Gets-Second-Chance-at-MLB-171511741.html?dr

Guilford Native Gets Second Chance at MLB
Guilford native was hit in the head during his first and only at bat in the major leagues.
By LeAnne Gendreau | Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 | Updated 10:09 AM EDT

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Adam Greenberg’s major league baseball dream came true on July 9, 2005 and ended moments later when he was hit in the head by a 92-per-mile per hour pitch.

But after a nationwide push, the 31-year-old Guilford native is getting one more chance. It will be with the Miami Marlins, the team he was batting against when he was hit. The team was then the Florida Marlins.

Greenberg, who now lives in Branford, spoke exclusively with the Today Show on Thursday and has been offered a one-day contract to play for the Marlins on Tuesday, Oct. 2 against the New York Mets.

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[JR: Bad things happen; good things happen. I guess it all balances out in the end. Like that legendary story, about the Kings who asks for advice. "This too shall pass." Both bad and good. Have to surf the emotional waves. Nothing is SO good; nothing is SO bad. Just stay balanced.]

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2012-Oct-14

JVIDEO: McCarra-Fitzpatrick MaryAnn (MC1989) video poetry read in a new media

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mccarra-poetry-reading-12th-october-2012

McCarra/Poetry Reading 12th October 2012

Entertainment - Other Entertainment
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About the show
A short reading of original poetry. Broadcast on 12th October 2012.

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McCarra-Fitzpatrick MaryAnn (MC1989)

[JR: Us fat old white guy injineers can only do "roses are red, violets are …" or "There was a young lady from Nantuckket …". Non fat old white guy injineers may really enjoy the soft voice. I must be going deaf; it could be louder.]

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2012-Oct-14

ADMINISTRIVIA: New "where is waldo" "feature".

Ever played where in the world is waldo in the newspaper?

Waldo, the beloved children's story character, (although I don't know why), is "hidden" in a picture of a grazillion look a likes. The child, or adult seeking to avoid Alzheimer's or boredom, is supposed to find Waldo.

In the Jasper Jottings version, I've found a tantalizing fragment of a Jasper, usually on LinkedIn, but unable to locate (usually quickly) the full public profile. (I have no reason to pay LinkedIn's subscription fees. This was not the deal when they first started. But they too succumbed to the financial pressure and changed their t's and c's. Any wonder I don't TRUST any free service. So many have gone the same way. Plaxo springs to mind.

SO rather than waste a good fragment. I'll post them under the category WALDO.

First person to discover the Jasper and places the "ppop" -- the name, the link, and how you found it -- in the comment field for the post wins a "J". Next time they win an "A". First person to spell out JASPER, I'll buy a beer at my convenience.

Jaspers, who work for LinkedIn, like Bart, or who are headhunters with the recruiter LinkedIn package at work, or work for MC with access to the "official" alumni database, can play but … really … what's the point. Like taking an exam, knowing the answers.

We should give applause to those who are innovative.

Care to play?

First one coming up.

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2012-Oct-14

WALDO: John J. C. [MC????] SVP Asset Recovery Group at KeyBank

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We found 41 new results that match your saved search "new jaspers linkedin":

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John J. C. ( Upgrade for full name )
Senior Vice President, Asset Recovery Group at KeyBank
Greater New York City Area
Banking

Current
Senior Loan Workout Officer / Loan Workout Team Leader at KeyBank

Previous
Union State Bank
, Hudson Valley Bank

Education
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) at Manhattan College

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2012-Oct-14

JOBIT: Lenihan, William O. Sr. [MC1953 RIP]

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stamfordadvocate/obituary.aspx?n=William-Lenihan&pid=160394387

William Lenihan Sr.
Death Notice

Lenihan, Sr., William

William O. Lenihan, Sr., 79, of Delray Beach, FL and formerly of New Canaan, CT died peacefully on October 12, 2012 at Norwalk Hospital, surrounded by his children and grandchildren.

He was born on March 24, 1933 to Denis and Della Lenihan, in New York City, and grew up in the Inwood section of Manhattan. Mr. Lenihan graduated from Power Memorial Academy at the age of 16 and earned his B.B.A. from Manhattan College in 1953. He subsequently earned four more degrees, including an LLB, LLM and JD from Georgetown University Law School, where he was on Law Review, and an MS from Pace University. He was admitted to the bars to practice law before the court in New York State, the District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, and the U. S. Supreme Court. After serving a clerkship with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Mr. Lenihan served 23 years as Senior Vice President, Vice President, General Counsel, Treasurer or Controller at Grolier, Pfizer, Stauffer Chemical and Citicorp before starting his private law practice. He also served as a judge and lectured internationally. Mr. Lenihan enlisted in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War and served more than 30 years in the Marine Corps Reserves. He retired with the rank of Colonel in 1984 and received a Citation for Meritorious Service.

Mr. Lenihan and his late wife, Marion C. Lenihan, moved to New Canaan in 1971 where they raised their nine children over the course of nearly 40 years. An active member of the community, he was involved in coaching youth sports, the Senior Men's Club, the YMCA, and the Waveny Care Network. He was a fixture on the basketball and tennis courts and regularly played golf and racquet ball through his seventies. He competed in the Senior Olympics for many years, earning numerous medals in tennis, volleyball and basketball. He was a lifetime member of the New York Athletic Club and had been a member of Woodway Country Club since 1986.

Known for his bright mind, quick wit, commanding presence, and active involvement, Mr. Lenihan will be greatly missed. He is survived by his nine children and their spouses: Juneann and John Hooks, William O. and Kathleen Lenihan, Jr., Richard and Dorinda Lenihan, Robert and Carol Lenihan, Janemarie Lenihan, Gregory Lenihan, Linda and Peter Wood, Laura and Andrew Kenny, and Michelle Lenihan. He is also survived by his seventeen grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Hoyt Funeral Home , 199 Main Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 on Monday, October 15 from 3-9 pm. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Aloysius Church at 21 Cherry Street in New Canaan on Tuesday, October 16 at 11 am. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Waveny Care Network at http://www.waveny.org/ or (203) 594-5416. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.hoytfuneralhome.com.

Published in StamfordAdvocate on October 14, 2012

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Lenihan, William O. Sr. [MC1953 RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/stamfordadvocate/guestbook.aspx?n=william-lenihan&pid=160394387&cid=full

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2012-Oct-14

JLINKEDIN: Golaszewski, Ken [MC1985] BSME Senior Level Manager

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ken-golaszewski/21/b89/b31

Golaszewski, Ken [MC1985]
BSME Senior Level Manager
Houston, Texas Area
Oil & Energy

Summary: Senior Operations Fortune 100 Executive with a 25 year diverse background across manufacturing, logistics/warehousing and service organizations. Expert at executing manufacturing systems/processes and Operational Excellence initiatives, improving quality/safety conditions, reducing costs, and generating sustainable revenue/EBITDA gains. Skilled at managing financial turnarounds with a solid understanding of union and non union work environments. Adept at business assessments and implementation of performance driven metrics.

Specialties:

Turnaround situations
Process Improvement
P & L Management & Strategic Business Planning
Manufacturing Project & Product Applications
Multi-Site Operations & Process Improvements
Customer Vendor/Supplier & OEM Relationships
Performance Planning and Systems Development
Capital Expenditure Planning & Management
Standardization and process improvement (Green Belt)
High Performance Team Building Skill

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2012-Oct-14

JNEWS: Scarlata, Richard M. (MC1964) finds a interesting story with a Jasper and Prep connection

More money to be <past tense synonym for urine output> away by ADNY, while they close hospitals, nursing homes and schools. Note the Prepster named.

Richard Scarlata
Sent from my iPad

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "John F. McMullen"
> Date: September 27, 2012, 11:21:20 PM EDT
> To: All Hallows Class of 1956, Cardinal Farley Mailing List, Inwood Cafe
> Cc: Commonweal Mailing List
> Subject: Former Bronx priest sues Catholic Church to clear his name after sexual abuse allegation droppped
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> (johnmac -- An All Hallows Grad, a couple of years ahead of me, and a friend of a close friend of mine, Msgr. Charlie Cavanagh was a priest for over 40 years; his defrocking led to his loss of home and pension. His accuser has since recanted the accusations and admitted that, not only was there no sexual improprieties on a Washington, DC trip, there was no such trip . In another article, his lawyer, ex Assemblyman (B, NY) and ex-Manhattan Prep and Notre Dame basketball star John Dearie was quoted as saying "I think Cardinal Egan has a lot of questions to answer on the stand" -- no matter what the outcome, it seems to me that some of the public secrecy surrounding Charlie's Erie, PA trial will be swept away!)
>
> From Irish Central -- http://www.irishcentral.com/news/-Former-Bronx-priest-sues-Catholic-Church-to-clear-his-name-after-sexual-abuse-allegation-droppped---VIDEO-170673106.html
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> Former Bronx priest sues Catholic Church to clear his name after sexual abuse allegation droppped
> Father Charles Kavanagh was a senior figure in the New York Archdiocese before allegation
>
> By ANTOINETTE KELLY, IrishCentral Staff Writer
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> A well known and once well regarded Irish American priest in the Bronx is suing the Archdiocese of New York for libel. Charles Kavanagh claims that the sex abuse allegations made against him were false, and that church officials here knew it when they repeated them in public.
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> According to NBC in his court filing this week Kavanagh said his chief accuser had withdrawn the allegations made in 2002 that the priest had molested him when he was a teenager during a church trip to Washington, D.C.
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> 'The statement was not true, and I apologize for it,' former accuser Daniel Donohue wrote in a sworn statement submitted to the federal court.
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> Donohue had previously claimed that Kavanaugh got into his bed in a Washington hotel room and had rubbed against him. Donohue had also claimed that when Kavanagh held his hands during prayer it made him uncomfortable.
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> 'The pointed finger has come back. He has withdrawn the only allegation against Monsignor Kavanagh,' his attorney John Dearie told the court.

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[JR: "… no such trip …". That seems like a big oversight!]

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2012-Oct-14

JUPDATE: Bricker, Eddie (MC2010)

Comment from user:
Name - Eddie Bricker
Class - 2010
School - Engineering

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Bricker, Eddie (MC2010)

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2012-Oct-15

JLINKEDIN: Cunningham, William J. [MC1976] Environmental Engineering Consultant to Industry and Insurance Carriers

http://www.linkedin.com/in/williamjcunningham

Cunningham, William J. [MC1976]
Environmental Engineering Consultant to Industry and Insurance Carriers
Madison, Wisconsin Area
Civil Engineering

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2012-Oct-15

JUPDATE: Sullivan, John F. [MC1947 RIP] by Schlickenrieder, Warren (MC1942)

JOBIT: Sullivan, John F. [MC1947 RIP]
http://newjerseyhills.com/bernardsville_news/obituaries/john-f-sullivan-longtime-basking-ridge-resident-real-estate-agent/article_81ad0182-0cb7-11e2-8095-0019bb2963f4.html

John F. Sullivan, 85, longtime Basking Ridge resident, real estate agent
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 1:35 pm | Updated: 1:41 pm, Tue Oct 2, 2012.

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John,

John F Sullivan was a member of Manhattan's Class of 1947.

May he rest in peace.

Warren Schlickenrieder '42

[JR: Thanks, Warren. Much appreciated.]

Sullivan, John F. [MC1947 RIP]

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2012-Oct-15

JHQ: 16 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships

http://www.manhattan.edu/news/manhattan-college-selects-16-recipients-james-patterson-scholarships

Manhattan College Selects 16 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships

Eight juniors and eight seniors were selected as the 2012 recipients of scholarships created by award-winning author James Patterson ’69.

Since the establishment of 16 James Patterson Scholarships was first announced in May, thanks to the generosity of award-winning author and alumnus James Patterson ’69, Manhattan College has reviewed the applications of several hundred students. The College is pleased to report that eight juniors and eight seniors from various disciplines were recently selected to receive the scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Patterson started the scholarship program as a way to recognize and reward the academic achievement and leadership potential of Manhattan students. The 16 recipients were chosen based on merit, need and involvement in activities related to the College’s mission, and all exemplify hard work, determination and leadership in the classroom and within the campus community.

The scholarship recipients include:

Giuliana Addesso, junior, secondary education (Yonkers, NY)
Morgan A. Maclearie, junior, special and elementary education (Toms River, NJ)
Claire C. Miksad, junior, elementary education (Ridgefield, CT)
Maria A. Sanzari, junior, special and elementary education (North Haven, CT)
Eric Scattaretico, junior, special and elementary education (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Justin M. Vento, junior, chemical engineering (Lincroft, NJ)
Kathleen P. White, junior, history and peace studies (Keansburg, NJ)
Kathryn E. Wojtkiewicz, junior, philosophy and English (Lancaster, NY)
Walaa K. Abdallah, senior, chemical engineering (Yonkers, NY)
Marianna Belfiore, senior, elementary education (Howard Beach, NY)
Lauren M. Buckheit, senior, allied health (Bayport, NY)
Dimitri E. Mezidor, senior, finance and global business studies (Bridgeport, CT)
Clare E. O’Connell, senior, elementary education (Fairfield, CT)
Jeanette D. Settembre, senior, communication (Yorktown, NY)
Nicole M. Vacca, senior, communication (Bronx, NY)
Colleen E. Walsh, senior, secondary education (Baltimore, MD)

“The scholarship program will support students whose success thus far gives promise of extraordinary accomplishment, leadership and service,” Patterson said. “My hope is that this recognition will encourage these talented young men and women to continue their good work, and inspire them to go out after graduation to make a real difference in their communities.”

The scholarship program will support students whose success thus far gives promise of extraordinary accomplishment, leadership and service. James Patterson

In its first year, the scholarship program will award all 2012-2013 recipients with $5,000 each. During the 2013-2014 academic year, Patterson will increase the scholarships from 16 to 18, and recognize eight juniors and 10 seniors with awards. In addition next year, four of the senior scholarship recipients will be awarded $7,500 each based on essay submissions about their personal contributions made to the College throughout their junior year.

“The students selected as recipients of the new Patterson scholarships are our future leaders,” said Brennan O’Donnell, Ph.D., president of Manhattan College. “They are young men and women who are excelling both in their coursework and through their contributions to our community and our mission.”

In addition to the James Patterson Scholarships, Patterson currently funds the James Patterson Minority Scholarship at Manhattan, which started in 2006 and has supported the education of 25 students.

Patterson has had 19 consecutive No. 1 novels on The New York Times Bestseller List, and holds The New York Times and Guinness World Records for most hardcover fiction best-selling titles by a single author (76). His books include the top-selling detective series, Alex Cross featuring Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls, and the popular Maximum Ride, Daniel X and Witch & Wizard series.

As an author, Patterson is passionate about books and encouraging people of all ages to read. In fact, he launched the website ReadKiddoRead.com as a tool for adults to help find books for kids to read. He also rewards groups or individuals who use creative and effective ways to spread the joy of reading with the James Patterson Pageturner Awards, and makes regular donations of thousands of books to troops overseas.

Posted on October 15, 2012

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2012-Oct-15

JBLOGGER: Dowd, Raymond J. (MC1986) teaches October 17, 2012 at 1 pm

The West LegalEdcenter
invites you to attend the CLE on

Cease and Desist Letters in Copyright Litigation:
Pitfalls for Practitioners

By Raymond J. Dowd
October 17, 2012 at 1 pm

Via live online format, or accessible up to 180 days after the event.

http://westlegaledcenter.com/program_guide/course_detail.jsf?courseId=100000784

Gain one CLE Credit in 33 states for the event

Price per person: $195
However, due to this special event, use the code RAYDOWD2
To get 25% off the market price for each program!

The program is designed for any practitioners involved in sending cease and desist letters related to any conduct including breach of contract, nuisance, trademark, copyright, domain name, patent and other disputes whether related to intellectual property or not.

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2012-Oct-16

JOBIT: Cregan, Frank R. [MC1962 RIP]

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailyrecord/obituary.aspx?n=Frank-Cregan&pid=160469056#fbLoggedOut

Frank R. Cregan
Obituary
AGE: 72 • formerly of Morris Twp.

Frank R. Cregan of Washington Township, NJ died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at Heath Village Health Care Center in Hackettstown, NJ. Frank was 72 years old.

Hours of visitation at the Doyle Funeral Home, 106 Maple Avenue, Morristown, NJ will be Wednesday from 3:30 to 7:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Assumption, Morristown, NJ on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Interment will be at Holy Rood Cemetery, Morristown.

Born in Jersey City, NJ on July 27, 1940, the son of Maurie Kennedy Cregan and Frank V. Cregan, Frank grew up in Belford, NJ and graduated from Red Bank Catholic High School in 1958. Frank graduated with a BBA from Manhattan College in 1962 and an MBA from St. John's University, Jamaica, NY in 1972, and became a CPA specializing in financial planning and taxation. Frank was a tax partner at Touche Ross and retired from William E. Simon & Sons, LLC in 2006, where he was a Managing Director for the late William E. Simon, former Secretary of the Treasury for the United States.

Frank married Joan Swancer Cregan on July 19, 1969, and together they raised their three children in Morris Township, NJ, where they resided for 31 years. In 2003, Frank and Joan moved to Washington Township NJ, and he pursued his passion for golf as a founding member of the Reserve at Hawk Point Golf Club. Frank enjoyed serving the communities he lived in with dedication and pride. His service was recognized as exemplary as he held positions on various boards and committees in the organizations he was passionate about and which his children were involved in. On August 17, 2010, The Township Committee of the Township of Washington, Warren County, recognized Frank's long time dedication with a Proclamation thereby expressing their utmost appreciation and best wishes for his long and meritorious service to the residents of Morris Township and Morris County, The Reserve at Hawk Pointe, and the Township of Washington.

Frank is survived by his wife, Joan; daughter, Christina E. Cregan Sheppard and husband Simon from Mammaroneck, NY; son, Darren M. Cregan and wife Cari from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and son, Keith F. Cregan and wife Elizabeth from Morris Township, NJ; his sisters, Claire Cregan from Eatontown, NJ and Kathy Reeves from Malboro, NJ; and his six grandchildren, Mackenzie, Ryan and Emma Cregan and Zachary, Maya and Noah Sheppard.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Frank's memory to the Heath Village Friendship Fund, Heath Village Health Care Center, 430 Schooley's Mountain Road, Hackettstown, NJ 07840, Att: Nancy Briarton.

Published in Daily Record on October 16, 2012

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Cregan, Frank R. [MC1962 RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/dailyrecord/guestbook.aspx?n=frank-cregan&pid=160469056&cid=full

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2012-Oct-16

JLINKEDIN: Reynolds, John [MC1969] AVP & Actuary at ISO

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/john-reynolds/11/8bb/b17

Reynolds, John [MC1969]
AVP & Actuary at ISO
Greater New York City Area
Insurance

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2012-Oct-16

JHQ: Manhattan Monthly

http://goo.gl/zfqiy

News

Manhattan Selects 16 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships

Since the establishment of 16 James Patterson Scholarships was first announced in May, thanks to the generosity of award-winning author and alumnus James Patterson '69, Manhattan College has reviewed the applications of several hundred students. The College is pleased to report that eight juniors and eight seniors from various disciplines were recently selected to receive the scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year.

College Receives $10 Million Gift To Benefit Raymond Kelly Student Commons

Thomas D. O'Malley '63, former chairman of the board of trustees, has committed $10 million toward the building of Manhattan College's new Raymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons. O'Malley's contribution is the largest gift in the College's history and will benefit a much-needed space for the growing campus community.

College's Commitment to Sustainability Sparks Opening of CURES

As a way to further promote the importance of urban sustainability and environmental justice within the academic community and beyond, the College will open a new Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability (CURES) this fall.

Finance Professor Writes Expanded Edition of Acclaimed Book on Wall Street

Charles Geisst, Ambassador Charles A. Gargano Professor of Economics and Finance at Manhattan College, has written a revised and expanded edition of his acclaimed book, Wall Street: A History, published this month by Oxford University Press.

On Campus

College Launches New Co-Major in Business Analytics

This semester, Manhattan College's School of Business has launched a new co-major in business analytics, which will provide undergraduate business students the opportunity to evaluate their current areas of study and learn to formalize the process of analyzing data.

Radiation Therapy Students Learn the Trade Hands-on

Starting the summer after sophomore year, students in the School of Education and Health's Radiation Therapy Technology program dive into their first of six internship rotations.

Scholastic Seniors Awarded at Fall Honors Convocation

On Sunday, Oct. 14, 112 Manhattan College seniors were inducted into Epsilon Sigma Pi, the oldest college-wide honor society on campus. The Fall Honors Convocation featured keynote speaker, George Kirsch, Ph.D., professor of history at Manhattan and renowned sports historian.

Athletics

Manhattan Basketball Season Preview Oct. 25
The annual basketball season preview hosted by the Alumni Relations office has been scheduled for Thurs., Oct. 25 in Draddy Gymnasium.

Conway Joins Women's Lacrosse Staff

Former Boston College goalkeeper and midfielder, Catherine Conway, was hired as the new women's lacrosse assistant coach.

Sydney Volovski Picks Up Third Straight MAAC Rookie of the Week

Freshman Sydney Volovski of the Manhattan volleyball team was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Rookie of the Week.

Alumni

Author to Attend New York City Alumni Club Fall Reception
Michael Ledwidge '92, author of the recently published novel, Zoo, will join the Manhattan College community on Wednesday, Nov. 28 for a networking reception at Mutual of America. Ledwidge is the author of three crime fiction novels and the co-author of eight worldwide bestselling thrillers written with James Patterson '69.

Become a Mentor at Manhattan

The Mentor Program provides opportunities for Manhattan College students to gain insight into their intended careers by being paired with professionals, generally alumni in those careers. Students grow educationally, personally and professionally as they learn about their responsibilities and employment options within their career path. The Mentor Program is always looking for new mentors in all fields to assist our students, particularly in the actuarial, chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering, computer information, economic, financial or art fields.

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please contact Alison Landy, assistant mentor program coordinator by email at alison.landy@manhattan.edu or call (718) 862-7239.

Engineering Alumni Partner to Rebuild World Trade Center

Eleven years after Sept. 11, Anthony Sartor '64 and Steven Plate '76 are rewriting the rules of urban engineering.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Visit the alumni section of manhattan.edu to see upcoming events.

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2012-Oct-17

JOBIT: Golia, Peter Rosario [MC1949 RIP]

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/lohud/obituary.aspx?n=Peter-Golia&pid=160481700

Peter Rosario Golia (1926 - 2012)
Obituary

Golia, Peter Rosario

Peter R. Golia, former insurance company executive in New York City and past chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters in London, England, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14 in White Plains. He was 86.

Mr. Golia attended Manhattan College in the Riverdale section of the Bronx on the G.I. Bill of Rights, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1949. He completed the marine insurance course of study at the College of Insurance, also in New York City, in 1952.

He began his insurance career as an ocean marine claims adjuster at W.J. Roberts & Co. in 1951 and went on to become an average adjuster and expert on marine insurance claims. He served as Assistant Vice President at Adams & Porter, Inc., and Vice President at Whitehall Brokerage, Inc. before returning to Adams & Porter as Senior Vice President, Average Adjuster & Manager of the Claims Department, marine and non-marine, where he retired from in 1991.

Mr. Golia was a life member of the Average Adjusters of the United States, as well as chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters from 1990-1991. In recognition of his expertise in the marine area, he was a made non-lawyer member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States in 1973.

Peter Rosario Golia was born on August 14, 1926, in New York City to Nicola and Josephine (DeTata). His father served in the U.S. Army in World War I. After graduating from high school, Peter joined the U.S. Army Air Force near the end of World War II and attained the rank of master sergeant, remaining in the United States.

A proud New Yorker, Mr. Golia was a life long fan of the Yankees and Giants; completed the NY Times crossword puzzle during his morning commute; and worked in the South Tower of the World Trade Center from the time it opened until his retirement.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth; four children, Regina, Peter R. & wife Deborah, Annette & husband Martin, and Jean & husband Jeff.

Calling hours are Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ballard-Durand Funeral Home in Elmsford, NY. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Elmsford, NY, where Mr. & Mrs. Golia have been parishioners for more than 50 years.

Published in the The Journal News on October 17, 2012

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Golia, Peter Rosario [MC1949 RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/lohud/guestbook.aspx?n=peter-golia&pid=160481700&cid=full

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2012-Oct-17

JLINKEDIN: Reynolds, John [MC1969] president at lidarc

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/john-reynolds/a/1b2/609

Reynolds, John [MC1969]
president at lidarc
Greater New York City Area
Computer Networking

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2012-Oct-18

WALDO: Gianmarc M. [MC????] Dallas/Fort Worth Area Teacher

We found 41 new results that match your saved search "new jaspers linkedin":

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Gianmarc M.
Teacher, writer, editor
Dallas/Fort Worth Area Sports

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2012-Oct-18

JLINKEDIN: Reynolds, John [MC2009] Account Manager at CDW

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/john-reynolds/16/437/16b

Reynolds, John [MC2009]
Account Manager at CDW
Greater New York City Area
Information Technology and Services

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2012-Oct-19

JLINKEDIN: Reynolds, John P. [MC1982] Managing Director, Consultant Relations at Epoch Investment Partners, Inc.

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/john-p-reynolds/a/675/432

Reynolds, John P. [MC1982]
Managing Director, Consultant Relations at Epoch Investment Partners, Inc.
Greater New York City Area
Investment Management

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2012-Oct-20

JOBIT: Whidden, Sister Angeline "Angie" [MC????]

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/unionleader/obituary.aspx?n=Angeline-Whidden&pid=160518385#fbLoggedOut

Sister Angeline "Angie" Whidden (formerly Sister M. Benedicta)
Obituary

WINDHAM - Sister Angeline "Angie" Whidden (formerly Sister M. Benedicta), 86, a Sister of Mercy for 68 years, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, after a long illness.

Sister Angie was born in Natick, Mass., and was a resident of Manchester when she entered the Sisters of Mercy. She was the daughter of Charles and Annie (Doherty) Whidden. Sister Angie held a B.A. degree in English from Mount St. Mary College in Hooksett, an M.A. in English from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, and an M.A. in catechetical theology from Manhattan College in New York City.

For more than 25 years, she was a teacher at elementary and secondary schools in New Hampshire. She taught at St. Raphael School in Manchester, St. Patrick School in Portsmouth, St. Joseph School in Keene, and St. Mary School in Claremont. She also taught English at Bishop Brady High School in Concord, and theology at Trinity High School in Manchester. Sister Angie served in the Justice and Peace Office of the Diocese of Manchester, where she was director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. She was also the executive director of New Horizons for New Hampshire. She was instrumental in starting the New Horizons Soup Kitchen.

In 1993, Sister Angie became the first director of development for the New Hampshire Sisters of Mercy, a position she held from 1993-96. For a time she served in the pastoral care department of the Mount Carmel Nursing Home in Manchester. In May 1993, Sister Angie received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Notre Dame College in Manchester. The citation noted her work on behalf of hungry and homeless people by participating in the founding of New Horizons Soup Kitchen, and her efforts as an advocate for those in need. She also received awards from the Greater Manchester Association for Social Service Agencies, and from the New England Catholic Council for Social Ministries. In November 1997, Sister Angie received an award from New Horizons for New Hampshire in recognition of her role in starting the soup kitchen. In 2000, a house that serves as a refuge for women seeking a better life was opened and named in her honor - Angie's Shelter. Also in 2000, Sister Angie was Grand Marshall of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Manchester.

Family members include a sister, Annabel DeFreitis of Exeter, several nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Sister Angie was predeceased by a brother, Roy Whidden; and three sisters, Marian Lalime, Ruth Sourdif, and Francis Davis.

Calling hours will be 9:30 to 11 a.m., on Monday, Oct. 22, at the Warde Health Center, 21 Searles Road, Windham. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel at Warde Health Center. Memorial donations may be made to the Sisters of Mercy, 21 Searles Road, P.O. Box 420, Windham, 03087-0420. Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, has care of the arrangements.

Published in Union Leader on October 19, 2012

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Whidden, Sister Angeline "Angie" [MC????]

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2012-Oct-20

JHQ: Harr, Lois (MCstaff) receives Lasallian Educator Award

http://www.manhattan.edu/news/manhattan-colleges-lois-harr-receives-lasallian-educator-award

Manhattan College’s Lois Harr Receives Lasallian Educator Award

Bronx resident recognized for outstanding work and dedication.

Lois Harr, director of Campus Ministry and Social Action at Manhattan College, will receive the annual Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award at the Huether Lasallian Conference, Nov. 15-17. The award honors educators for their outstanding work and dedication to exemplify the ideals of St. John Baptist de La Salle, patron saint of teachers.

The Brothers of the Christian Schools, District of Eastern North America (DENA) notified Harr of the honor today, and she was selected along with two additional recipients.

“It is an honor and privilege, on behalf of the District’s Mission Executive Council, to recognize Ms. Lois Harr as one of our three Distinguished Lasallian Educators for 2012,” said Alan Weyland, executive director for mission and ministry at DENA. “In the context of this year’s Huether Lasallian Conference theme, Faith in Action: Global Engagement through Lasallian Education, Lois epitomizes the ideals of Christian service, especially to the poor. Lois’ tireless work for social justice and civic engagement, along with her unwavering faith and zeal, as educator, mentor and advocate, make her a most deserving recipient.”

Harr, a lifetime resident of the Bronx, has integrated faith with her profession to educate the Manhattan community on the importance of helping others. In addition to working as director of Campus Ministry and Social Action since 1998, she is the assistant to the vice president for Student Life and is an adjunct instructor of religious studies. In Harr’s Urban America and Catholic Social Teaching course, students are required to complete 25 hours of service-learning community work outside of the classroom and have partnered with a number of community organizations to make a difference.

During Harr’s time at Manhattan, she has organized a variety of service opportunities for students including blood drives, trips to the Part of the Solution (POTS) soup kitchen in the Bronx, and fair trade events on campus, which helped the College become the first Fair Trade Certified College in New York City.

She has also helped to plan many Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience trips (L.O.V.E.), and attended trips to Ecuador, Kenya and Rwanda. The program was created to further promote the College’s Lasallian tradition of expanding the pillars of service and social justice by building community, deepening spirituality and experiencing cultural immersion.

“Lois Harr is universally respected and admired by faculty, student life professionals, students, administrators and staff,” said Brennan O’Donnell, Ph.D., president of Manhattan College. “The award is much deserved, as she is without a doubt among the handful of people in our community whose work most strongly embodies the charism of the De La Salle Brothers.”

In addition, Harr’s commitment to foster the Lasallian mission is evident through her completion of the Lasallian Leadership Institute in 2003 and her participation in the Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI) in 2004 and 2005. She was on the planning team for the third LSJI on homelessness in 2006 and was a facilitator/presenter for LSJI San Francisco during the summers of 2007 and 2008.

Harr graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor’s in political science and master’s in religious studies from St. Joseph’s Seminary.

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2012-Oct-20

JUPDATE: Steponkus, Bill (MC1957) changes his email address

My new email address is:

{Privacy Invoked}

Thanks.

Regards,

Bill Steponkus '57

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Steponkus, Bill (MC1957)

http://reinkefaceslife.com/2010/02/27/service-your-isp-email-address-is-a-trap/ http://reinkefaceslife.com/2007/07/14/productivity-changing-email-addresses/

Your ISP’s email is a trap to lock you in to their service. It can leave you high and dry at the most inopportune times. And, you can be forced to change if they get bought out or go out. Why risk it?

Change your ISP and you have to change your email address. Why? You can have your own domain and still use the ISP's services or Google's GMAIL. No one needs to know and no one ever has to change anything.

Argh!

When I get these I don't know if anyone wants me to do anything? Other than update my address bool.

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2012-Oct-20

JHQ: Lacrosse alumni game Friday 10/26 @ 2030 and 2130

RIVERDALE, N.Y. - The Manhattan men's and women's lacrosse team will host their annual fall alumni game on Friday, Oct. 26 at Gaelic Park. The women will take the field first at 8:30 p.m. followed by the men at 9:30.

Those interested in attending and participating should contact either Diane Haddeland (women's head coach) at diane.haddeland@manhattan.edu, or Matt Nealis (men's assistant) at matthew.nealis@manhattan.edu.

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2012-Oct-20

JLINKEDIN: Reynolds, John [MC2009] Account Executive at Stephen Gould Corporation

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/john-reynolds/56/989/288

Reynolds, John [MC2009]
Account Executive at Stephen Gould Corporation
Florham Park, New Jersey
Packaging and Containers

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2012-Oct-20

PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) has prayer requests

Joe Quinn has asked for our prayers for some special friends. We ask for your prayers for Paul who is undergoing 5 weeks of treatment after a recent diagnoses of Lymphoma. We pray for a complete recovery.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ann Estrada who died last month after an injury. please keep Ann, her Son and their family in your prayers. I have known her Son for a number of years, a good man.

Please pray for Leslie, a good friend. Leslie was operated on yesterday for removal of Cancerous tissue. We pray that the MDs got it all and that Leslie will recover quickly and completely.

Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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2012-Oct-20

ENDNOTE: Where is the moral center?

http://www.impactlab.net/2012/10/11/1-in-5-adults-in-the-u-s-have-no-religious-affiliation/

October 11th, 2012 at 8:35 am
1 in 5 adults in the U.S. have no religious affiliation
in: Analysis,Latest Trend,Spirituality

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One in five U.S. adults say they are not part of a traditional religious denomination, new data from the Pew Research Center show, evidence of an unprecedented reshuffling of Americans’ spiritual identities that is shaking up fields from charity to politics.

But despite their nickname, the “nones” are far from godless. Many pray, believe in God and have regular spiritual routines.

Their numbers have increased dramatically over the past two decades, according to the study released Tuesday. About 19.6 percent of Americans say they are “nothing in particular,” agnostic or atheist, up from about 8 percent in 1990. One-third of adults under 30 say the same. Pew offered people a list of more than a dozen possible affiliations, including “Protestant,” “Catholic,” “something else” and “nothing in particular.”

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This has tremendous import to pro-lifers and First Amendment rights.

Very hard to connect moral arguments if one has no moral center.

In some ways the organized Churches share some of the blame as they fell under the spell of the Gooferment. 501c3 tax deduction is the path to how they are controlled.

And, what about the children? They are getting their "religious" education in the Gooferment Skrules. They learn "Secular Progressive", Social Justice, Earth worship, and that the Gooferment is the new "mother" and "father" to them.

Scary!

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