February 13, 2014
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Class Notes of the Month


Joeanna Arthur, B.A. ’04, has been selected by the White House as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. She is the project scientist/human research protection official for the Office of Basic and Applied Research at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Springfield, VA.

James Perez, B.S. ’93, held a fundraiser to support the global literacy foundation Room to Read ( on Friday, January 24, 2014, at Book Revue in Huntington Village, NY. For more information, visit:

Victoria Town, B.F.A. ’85, won the 2013 Silver Honor Parents’ Choice Award for her storytelling recording (with Bill Wood), “Bill and Vick’s Picks Spooky Tales Vo. 1.” Also, Wilder Publications recently published her book, Mayhem In the Museum, a comedy written for beginning actors aged 6 to 13 years old. Her website is

Share your news. Have you gotten married? Changed jobs? Been promoted? Started a family? Fulfilled a lifelong dream? Moved to a new location? Visit the class notes section of the alumni website to add your class note today.

This piece is from the February 2014 issue oe-News from AU.

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Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

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