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May 6, 2016
 
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Weekly Roundup-April 29-May 6, 2016

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Faculty/Staff in the News

Nassau Coliseum’s renovation alters schools’ graduation plans

May 2, 2016 | Newsday

Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Special Assistant to the President Mary Aldridge and the Commencement Committee on preparation for Adelphi’s Commencement Ceremony at the Nikon Jones Beach Theater. Aldridge is the featured photo and video.

Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program

May 4, 2016 | Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program

Professor Anne M. Mungai was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to South Africa. Fellows will engage in educational projects hosted by faculty of public or private higher education institutions in the CCNY partner countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

Africa 54

May 4, 2016 | Voice of America

Michael J. Driscoll, clinical professor and senior executive in residence at Adelphi, explains what is happening with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq on Voice of America’s Africa 54 (segment begins at 14:07).

Pitch Island Brings Shark Tank model to LI

May 5, 2016 | Long Island Report

Chief Information Officer Jack Chen on Adelphi hosting Pitch Island, a Shark Tank style event.

Adelphi Professor Writes Opera Based on ‘The Shining’

May 5, 2016 | Minn Post

University Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec wrote an opera version of The Shining.

Adelphi University’s 5th Health Fair

May 6, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Director of Health Services Jacqueline Cartabuke talks about this year’s Adelphi Health Fair and celebration of National Public Health Week on MyLITV.

University in the News


Gap Year

May 2, 2016 | CBS 2 NY

Malia Obama to attend Harvard but not until 2017. Watch Adelphi officials on CBS 2 NY discuss things you can do during your gap year.

Presentation of the Ruth Stratton Harley Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award at Adelphi University 120th Commencement on Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 2, 2016 | OpenPR.com

Announcement of Ruth Stratton Harley Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recipients Mildred Clegg Ackerley ’55, M.A. ’76 and Eileen and Horace G. McDonell Jr. ’52, ’02, at Adelphi’s 120th Commencement at Nikon Jones Beach Theater.

Adelphi University Presentation of the Ruth Stratton Harley Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

May 2, 2016 | Long Island Exchange

Adelphi will celebrate the Ruth Stratton Harley Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recipients Mildred Clegg Ackerley ’55, M.A. ’76 and Eileen and Horace G. McDonell Jr. ’52, ’02, at its 120th Commencement at Nikon Jones Beach Theater.

Bethlehem teen’s face and art reaches nearly 200k on Instagram

May 2, 2016 | Albany Times Union

Adelphi student Jessica Winans article on a Bethlehem teen’s edgy pics in adventurous and provocative makeup and posting them on Instagram is on the front page of the Albany Times Union. Assistant Professor John Drew is also quoted.

Adelphi University hosted its second annual “Mentoring in Medicine” day

May 2, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Adelphi University hosted its second annual “Mentoring in Medicine” Day which aimed to increase the number of historically underrepresented populations in medical careers.

The Charlotte Hornets are a lovable team, lose or win

May 2, 2016 | SB Nation

Former Adelphi coach Steve Clifford and his lovable team the Charlotte Hornets are considered a “unique cast of characters” and extremely hard working.  

Startups seek funding at Adelphi’s ‘Pitch Island’

May 4, 2016 | Newsday

Adelphi hosted Pitch Island to help promote Long Island as one of the top innovation regions. Seven Long Island startups made their case to a panel of investor judges in a Shark Tank style event.

Markets Underestimate Inflation Risk, Warns BNY Mellon’s John Flahive

May 4, 2016 | New York Financial Press

John F. Flahive, director of fixed income for BNY Mellon Wealth Management, delivered a special lecture to Adelphi business students concerning insights into fixed income strategies and the overall state of investment management.

Presentation of the Ruth Stratton Harley Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award at Adelphi University 120th Commencement on Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 4, 2016 | LongIsland.com

Adelphi to celebrate the Ruth Stratton Harley Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recipients on May 22, 2016 including Mildred Clegg Ackerley ’55, M.A. ’76 and Eileen and Horace G. McDonell Jr. ’52, ’02.

Hampton Bays Student Journalists Keep Churning Out The Tide

May 4, 2016 | 27east.com

Press Day at Adelphi University was mentioned and The Tide student reporters and co-editor-in-chief’s Madeleine Salvatore and Alyssa Pyclik won Quill Awards for their work.

Acclaimed Psychoanalyst to Deliver Lecture at Adelphi

May 6, 2016  | Garden City News

Björn Salomonsson, Ph.D. is the speaker for this year’s Lindemann Lecture in Human Development on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

Adelphi Students Intern With Garden City Parks Department

May 6, 2016 | Garden City News

Adelphi students are interning at the Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks helping with calls for the Garden City Pool.

Alumni in the News


LIJSL appoints Ronan Wiseman as Technical Director

May 2, 2016 | Soccerwire.com

The Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL), the largest league in the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA), announced alumnus Ronan Wiseman as the new technical director.

University Arts in the News


Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Melissa Manchester to Perform at Adelphi University on May 14, 2016

May 4, 2016 | LongIsland.com

Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Melissa Manchester in her first Long Island performance since the release of her new album, You Gotta Love the Life, will take us on a musical journey celebrating 40 years of making music. Her AUPAC concert is on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

Adelphi to Present Tony-Nominated Show

May 5, 2016 | The Island Now

Adelphi Department of Theatre to present the Tony-nominated show, The Me Nobody Knows starting on Thursday, May 12, 2016.

Adelphi to Present “The Me That Nobody Knows”

May 6, 2016 | The Garden City News

Under the direction of Kerry Prep, Adelphi students to perform the musical The Me Nobody Knows from May 12 to 15 at AUPAC.

Adelphi Opera Theater to Present ‘Die Fledermaus

May 5, 2016  | Long Island Herald

The talented singers of Adelphi Opera Theatre perform the operetta Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II on May 6 and 7. Admission is free.

Newsday The Me Nobody Knows, Adelphi Opera Theatre and Spring Dance Showcase highlighted in liarts section.

 
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