**HISTORY ALUMNI BARBEQUE,
perennial highlight of the spring semester, founded in 1999
by PETE ROTOLO ''00, bringing together hundreds of
current students and alumni who share
the love of History.
The 9th Annual
History Alumni BBQ
is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th, 2007.
8TH ANNUAL HISTORY
ALUMNI BBQ took place on
SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2006.
This link leads to pictures
WRITING, AND ANALYSIS,
the hallmarks of all History courses
offered at Manhattanville, as all will attest.
second to none among all Manhattanville academic
departments--ask anybody! Check out our 2006 Alumni Update,
"Chronicle of the Old Guard"
by clicking on this line.
formerly an annual paper publication, now having made the transition
to online status [click
here], keeping everybody up-to-date.
** FIELD TRIPS
From Harper's Ferry to Gettysburg, to Mount
Lexington & Concord, Manassas, Walden Pond...and
APRIL, 2005: QUEBEC CITY--Pictures:
APRIL, 2006: PHILADELPHIA.
Pictures: click here.
**HISTORY AND VARSITY
Nobody's exactly sure why, but since 1991, beginning
STEVE DELUCA '91 and ROBERT
(both honors graduates, Departmental Supplemental
Instructors, and recipients of the Howard Bloomquist Award),
men's varsity basketball student-athletes have
either majored or
minored in the world's greatest subject.
Nearly a dozen have served
the Department as
supplemental instructors, four have won our top academic awards, and three
[Bob Kasmire, Chris Drosopoulos, & Ryan Pettit]
have taught summer school for us after graduating.
Pictured above: the 2004 Alumni Basketball game was, as usual, dominated
by History guys. Pictured above are 7 History BAs
(Pat Scanlon (MVILLE Varsity Head Coach), Ed Albano, John Danielski, Prof.
Bowling, Tim Dooley, Ryan Pettit, Bob Kasmire) plus History minor Vic
History majors & minors on the 2006-07 team include
JOHN DIBETTA '07, MICHAEL PANELLA '08, BRIAN FINK
JOVAN KANDIC '07, EDUARDO HUEZO '08, BEN SHAPIRO '07,
WILL LO '09, JASON WALSH '09, and BRENDAN FLYNN '08,
and the Head Coach is PAT SCANLON '03--himself
BA History [with honors] & the recipient of the
Howard Bloomquist Award for the Best Achievement in
History by a Graduating Senior.
symbol of the "authority" of the President of the
from Cooperstown, N.Y., alleged birthplace of baseball,
given to the Department of History in 2002 by History majors
BOCUS '05 and DAN MANFRATES '05
few of their other friends who will be named when they
see the light &
make History at least their minor
have: Paul Kouba '05, Rich Battista '05]
inscribed with the mysterious slogan,
"Please Don't Fail Us."
A GATHERING OF PRESIDENTS enjoy the 2003 History
Four former presidents of the History Club:
Ed Albano '03, Pete Rotolo '00, Loren Mayshark
Officer Michael McCann NYPD, '02.
GIRLS IN BLACK
return to Purchase to
catch up with History.
Hey, COURTNEY &
AMY, what's with the
MARRA, 1995 Co-Recipient of
Howard Bloomquist Award for the
Best Achievement in History by a
at the May, 2003 Commencement.]
GALGANO, 2000 Co-Recipient of the Howard
Bloomquist Award for the Best Achievement in History by a Graduating
just before his graduation from Pace University School of Law, and
between gigs for his band IZZ [ http://www.izznet.com
], May, 2003.]
John is currently the Alumni Director of Manhattanville as well as
Associate General Counsel of the College.
The History Club