Brother Charles Barbush, FSC

Br. Charles Barbush, FSC

Mentor Program Coordinator
Lasallian Scholars Coordinator

Br. Charles was born and raised in Harrisburg, PA. He came to Manhattan College in 2007 to be coordinator of the center for career development's Mentor Program and the Lasallian Scholars Program. Reading, travel and movies are among his hobbies.

Educational Background

  • M. Ed. Educational Administration, Boston College, 1988
  • M.A. Religious Education, La Salle University, 1987
  • M.S. Education Media, Drexel University, 1973
  • B.A. History Education, La Salle University, 1970

Areas of Expertise:
Teaching, Library, Administration

On becoming a Brother:
I knew that I wanted to become a Brother in high school because I was interested in religious life and education.

What has been an especially meaningful teaching experience for you? 
Teaching non-Catholics about the Catholic Faith.

Outside of teaching, what experience at the College has been significant for you?
Helping out at a food pantry with students and faculty.

What do you consider to be your greatest contribution to the College?
Developing relationships with students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

On the future of the College: 
I see it having more students from all parts of the U.S. and having a stronger Catholic Lasallian identity.

Career at Manhattan:

  • Mentor Program Coordinator, 2007-
  • Lasallian Scholars Coordinator, 2007-

Prior to coming to Manhattan, Br. Charles spent 19 years at Hudson Catholic High School in Jersey City, nine years at Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, MD, five years at West Catholic High School for Boys in Philadelphia, and three years at South Hills Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, PA.