Pawtucket, RI – For Paul and Susan Guevremont and their two children, Paul and Hannah, 2017 is in the rear view mirror. But even today - three years later - the Pawtucket family still gets emotional when they talk about that long year of hardship and uncertainty. In July of 2017, Hannah was hospitalized after her pancreas stopped producing enough insulin to meet the body's needs, which left her a diabetic. Five months later in December, her father, Paul, suffered a debilitating [...]
Riverdale, NY - The virtual format may have been new, but the levels of competition and audience interest were as high as ever on April 16, when the O’Malley School of Business hosted its annual Innovation Challenge on Facebook Live. Living up to its name in both content and presentation, the contest between eight student teams showcased the rigor and collaboration that are Manhattan College hallmarks. In what Donald Gibson, dean of the O’Malley School of Business and host of the event, termed “Shark Tank, Manhattan [...]
Riverdale, NY - Manhattan College has been named a top school for service by the Catholic Volunteer Network (CVN). The distinction highlights the work of Campus Ministry and Social Action (CMSA), specifically in connecting college students with post-grad service opportunities nationally. It factored in placements for post-grad service opportunities, as well as results from a Catholic Volunteer Network survey that asks volunteers which college or university they attended. “It's certainly very gratifying to have our work recognized by an independent, collegial body,” [...]
Warren, MI - More than 125 De La Salle Collegiate High School football players, parents, coaches and faculty recently gathered to honor the healthcare heroes at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren as they entered and exited the hospital during their 7 a.m. shift change. The associates were very touched by this special act of kindness.
May 18, 2020 A picture is worth a thousand words! Yes, this is a photo from this weekend of Charlie. In sending the photo, Robert Bimonte has added that Charlie “is now in the hospital’s respiratory rehab unit and is doing very well. He is aware and alert and speaking.” [As Charlie continues his progress, we will now intend to send only one update (on Monday’s) per week.] Prayers to continue, please! Sharing Our Own Reflections. During this extended uncertain time, we [...]
Boca Raton, FL - The parking lot was packed with cars on Saturday as seniors from the class of 2020 from St. John Paul II Academy in Boca Raton received their high school diplomas. Graduates had smiles on their faces and cheered as they stayed in their cars decked out with balloons and held signs of praise. Faculty from the school handed out their diplomas and congratulated them one-by-one. Senior Gianna Sesto said, “It’s pretty cool. This is like more fun than [...]