75 Years Celebrated With Blue Jays Everywhere

In 1947, St. Macrina College began with 11 students with a mission to educate the underserved. Here, we are, 75 wonderful years later, Manor College has grown significantly since those humble beginnings set forth by the sisters of St. Basil the Great.


Our Stories, Our Future: 75 Story Series

Sponsored by Leonard and Helena ’63

Each week new stories will be published for you to read, enjoy and share. We are proud of our students, alumni, faculty, staff and community. Have a story of your own to share? Fill out this form and we’ll be in touch with you for more details. 


 

History of Manor College

Written by Professor of History, Dr. Matthew Smalarz, this book will take you through how Manor College came to be. Starting in 1947, St. Macrina College began with 11 students with a mission to educate the underserved. Here, we are, 75 wonderful years later, Manor College has grown significantly since those humble beginnings set forth by the sisters of St. Basil the Great. Purchase your copy and share with us in the celebration of Manor College’s 75th Anniversary. 


Timeline: Photo Gallery

While much has changed about 700 Fox Chase Road in the last 75 years, what hasn’t changed is our dedication to serving students. Click through to see Manor College through the years.

1987 Manor College 40th Anniversary with a balloon drop outside of Mother of Perpetual Help Hall
Manor's longest serving President was Sister Cecilia, serving for 30 years. Prior to becoming President, Sister Cecilia was a history professor at the college
One of Manor's most popular programs in the 1950s and 60s was its executive secretarial program. Here, Instructor, Alice Weaver teaches young women in a Secretarial Course
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