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October 2, 2015
 
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Weekly Media Roundup for September 25-October 2, 2015

News, In The News, General News, Announcement


Faculty/Staff in the News

Call to Action

September 26, 2015 | Newsday

Peter DeBartolo, administrative director of the LGS program commented on Pope Francis’ address at the UN. He said the pope’s address was strategic in its timing and thrust. It was “also beneficial for the pope to use the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations as a platform for stressing again the goals of the UN charter and interdependence [of nations],” he said. “It was a good segue for discussing the dominant systems that are creating economic and social exclusion and abusing and destroying the environment.”

Chalking Up Adelphi University

September 28, 2015 | Long Island Pulse

Adelphi University welcomed students, faculty, staff and community members to be creative with chalk on the campus sidewalks as the University hosted Ephemeral 2015 titled The Spirits Among Us. The corresponding art exhibit will run through November 15 and feature works that examine issues of the body, mortality and spirituality.

Feeling Friendless In Your Recovery?

September 28, 2015 | addiction.com

Adelphi University Professor Errol Rodriguez, Ph.D. comments on how loneliness is a strong contributor to relapse, and how making new friends is vital not just for a balanced life, but for safeguarding your sobriety. The article also touches upon how people wishing to recover must find friends who share both a history of addiction and the experience of recovery, and how recovery programs can help forge relationships.   

Study: Age-old problems continue for local historical societies

September 28, 2015 | Riverhead News-Review

The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation and Adelphi University have conducted a survey and results were released last Friday at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead during a presentation called Looking in the Mirror: Assessing the Future of Historical Societies of Suffolk County.

Money Fix: Credit score myths

September 29, 2015 | Newsday

Adelphi University Professor Rakesh Gupta comments on the confusion people have about their credit scores and the big disconnect between the myth and reality on how to get and keep good credit.   

Surf for All keeps its lessons rolling in to help others

September 29, 2015 | Newsday

Adelphi University alumna and Adjunct Lisa (Innella) Santos is featured in the article about Camp Abilities, which she founded and is based at Adelphi University, and their Surf for All outing. The children, who are blind, are able to learn how to surf with the help of instructors.

5 best bets for Art For Arts’ Sake 2015

September 29, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

Adelphi University Professor Christopher Saucedo recently discussed how personal tragedy has affected his art. Saucedo lost a brother in the 9/11 attacks and lost both of his homes to Hurricane Katrina and Sandy.

Adelphi University to Present HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE

September 30, 2015 | broadwayworld.com

As part of their Pulitzer Prize-winning season, the Department of Theatre at Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center is pleased to present the 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive, written by playwright Paula Vogel and directed by Adelphi Adjunct Professor Markus Potter. How I Learned to Drive is the devastating yet forgiving of survival seen through the troubling relationship between an older man and a young girl who learns the rules of the road and life from behind the wheel as a sufferer of child abuse.

Ephemeral and Chalk Up!

September 30, 2015 | Fox 5 NY

Associate Professor Carson Fox was interviewed about Chalk Up! and the Ephemeral: The Spirits Among Us art exhibition which she curated.

Something To Talk About

October 1, 2015 | Public Access TV

Steven Siciliano, Tingyun Tseng and Jay Lee discussed the benefits of Adelphi’s Intercultural Connections program. The program is a co-curricular enrichment program in which American and international students get together to talk and create the kind of friendships that don’t always happen in regular classes. Adelphi has a commitment to international education, diversity and inclusion.

Robert A. Scott-Solo Exhibit ‘A Lens On Life’

October 1, 2015 | American Towns

Past President Dr. Robert A. Scott photography is featured in a solo gallery at the Main Street Gallery, 213 Main Street, Huntington until October 10. The exhibit is sponsored by The Huntington Arts Council and includes “a variety of images, including the faces of people, animals, and outcrops of stone.”

Teaching to the truth: Nowadays, we’re all in sales

October 2, 2015 | Innovate LI

Willumstad School of Business Dean Rajib Sanyal on how marketing is an integral part of all organizations and the customer base has become not only local but global.

Examining Betting Trends over Time in Thoroughbred Racing

October 2, 2015 | TwoPlusTwo Magazine

Termed the universal bias in North American thoroughbred racing, the profitability of this tactical advantage was popularized in the late 1970’s by Adelphi University Professor William Quirin. In several computer studies, he noted the advantage to be gained from knowing which horse would get the early advantage.


University in the News

Voting is Going on Right Now for Best of LI Competition

September 28, 2015 | Long Island Press

Readers of the Long Island Press have nominated Adelphi in seven categories. Please help us WIN by voting. There will be only one winner per category. Second and third place will NOT be recognized. The voting period is through December 15, 2015. During this time, votes are accepted one vote per category per day per IP address. It only takes a few minutes a day. At the end of the voting period, the nominee with the most votes in each respective category will be awarded the distinction of Bethpage Best of LI 2016.    

2016 Arts and Entertainment Nominees

Concert Venue: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center – Garden City

Public Garden: Adelphi University – Garden City

2016 Education Nominees

College or University: Adelphi University – Garden City

College President: Dr. Christine M. Riordan / Adelphi University – Garden City

College Sports Program: Adelphi University – Garden City

College Sports Coach: Dominic Scala / Baseball / Adelphi University – Garden City

2016 Services Nominees

Publicist: Kali Chan – Garden City

Unused prescription drugs can be dropped off Saturday at sites across Nassau and Suffolk

September 28, 2015 | Newsday

The 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day took place on Saturday at locations throughout Long Island. Adelphi University hosted the event in Nassau County. The events aim is to provide a safe, convenient and responsible way of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Adelphi University collected approximately 100 lbs thanks to the efforts of Greta Tiberia and Gerard Lennon.   

The 610 smartest colleges in America

September 29, 2015 | Business Insider

Adelphi University has been named one of the smartest colleges in America. Jonathan Wai, a Duke University Talent Identification Program research scientist, calculated a ranking of America’s colleges and universities based on brainpower, as reflected by the school’s average standardized test scores.

Breast cancer awareness month

September 29, 2015 | The Evening Sun

As part of breast cancer awareness month, Adelphi University’s New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program is featured in the article highlighting the importance of the foundation and breast cancer risk factors.

Gala Held To Fund South Street Seaport Diwali Festival

September 30, 2015 | News India Times

The Association of Indians in America, New York Chapter, hosted a benefit gala at the Swan Club in Roslyn on September 27 featuring a dance performance by Adelphi University’s Sapna, of the highly successful inter-collegiate dance competition, Naach Inferno.

Senator Hannon & Lyn Dobrin To Be Honored By Adelphi Breast Cancer

October 1, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

On October 13, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program is celebrating its 35th Anniversary. As part of the program’s annual free Celebration of Survivorship at the Ruth S. Harley University Center, the program will honor two individuals with long-time connections to the program—State Senator Kemp Hannon and publicist Lyn Dobrin. Senator Kemp Hannon is an ardent supporter of the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program, directing essential funding that allows for support services to all New Yorkers, while Lyn Dobrin has served as the public relations consultant for the program since the start in 1980.

Editorial: Adelphi Going Global

October 1, 2015 | Garden City Life

Editorial: Adelphi Going Global praises our student-athletes and being signed to pro teams. Some athletes include men’s basketball alum Duane Morgan, who signed a contract for the Atenas de Carmen de Patagones basketball club in Argentina and graduate Anh-Dao Tran, who signed on to play with the German-based PS Karlsruhe Lions.

Through the Eyes of a College Freshman

October 1, 2015 | Her Campus

Her Campus explores the Adelphi experience through the eyes of a college freshman entering a whole new world for the first time.

Highest Paid in Health: Adelphi Grads

October 2, 2015 | Anton Newspapers

Adelphi ranked #9 among 694 colleges nationwide in highest-paid grads in health professions by College Factual, a resource that uses customizable tools and outcome-based ranking systems to guide students through the college selection process.    

Young GC Leaders Honored at Adelphi

October 2, 2015 | Garden City News

On the front page: eleven students who have grown up in Garden City are the recipients of this year’s “Prize for Leadership” from Adelphi University, a signature honor for academic and civic excellence in the village. On Friday, September 18, the students and their families gathered at Adelphi’s Performing Arts Center for an evening reception followed by a feature concert by singer Kris Allen of American Idol fame, which kicked off the University’s new season of arts and theater events.

Noted breast cancer activist to speak

October 2, 2015 | Garden City News

Frances M. Visco, JD, a founder and the president of the National Breast Cancer Coalition, is the keynote speaker at the annual Celebration of Survivorship on Tuesday, October 13 at the Ruth S. Harley University Center at Adelphi University in Garden City. The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program marks its 35th anniversary this year.

Award-winning author to speak on issues of race

October 2, 2015 | Garden City News

Adelphi University will host National Book Award-winning author James McBride on Wednesday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. in its Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom in the Ruth S. Harley University Center. McBride’s memoir, The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother, was a best-seller and is the subject of the 2015-2016 Adelphi Community Reads program. McBride’s critically acclaimed work explores African American identity and history in the United States. Admission is free and available to members of the public. A book signing will follow the lecture.

Senator Hannon & Lyn Dobrin to be honored

October 2, 2015 | Garden City News

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program is celebrating its 35th Anniversary on October 13 honoring two individuals with long-time connections to the program, State Senator Kemp Hannon and publicist Lyn Dobrin. The event is part of the program’s annual Celebration of Survivorship.

New York: Brief Encounters | Varick Street Reading

October 2, 2015 | Bestevents.us

To celebrate the publication of Brief Encounters: A Collection of Contemporary Nonfiction, Adelphi University’s MFA in Creative Writing & Village of Crickets invite you to join them for their first Varick Street Reading Series event on November 3.

Adelphi University to Host its First-Ever White Coat Ceremony for Nursing Students

October 2, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health has been selected by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APFG) and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to receive funding support to host a prestigious White Coat Ceremony, recognizing the students’ commitment to the health care profession and demonstration of compassionate, patient-centered care. Adelphi is one of only three local schools to receive this distinction. Nearly 90 Adelphi students are expected to be honored at the ceremony to take place in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom of the Ruth S. Harley University Center on Friday, October 23 at 12:00 p.m.


Alumni in the News

Chuck D Of Public Enemy Establishes New AD Agency For The Hip Hop Community Called MADurgency

September 29, 2015 | Music Industry News Network

Adelphi University alumnus Chuck D has created MADurgency, the first Digital Artist Squad dedicated to servicing the music industry, especially the hip-hop circuit. MADurgency will provide CD cover art, digital and print ads, merchandising, websites and much more.

Audiologist Jean Marie Davison joins Beebe Medical Group

September 30, 2015 | CapeGazette.com

Jean Marie Davison, AuD. Davison has joined Beebe Medical Group’s ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery practice in the Beebe Medical Arts Building at Beebe’s Rehoboth Beach Health Campus. She has served as a graduate assistant at Adelphi University.

Statement from Council Candidate LoGrippo

October 1, 2015 | Tap into Westfield

Adelphi alumnus Mark LoGrippo is running for Town Council member to represent Westfield’s Third Ward. LoGrippo received his MBA in International Business from Adelphi University, and currently holds the position of Business Development Manager in Verizon’s FiOS division. He also was involved with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of New York City and helped in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.  

New Orleans: Contemporary Modern Master Class (Int/Adv) with Brett Garfinkel

October 1, 2015 | Bestevents.us

Adelphi alumnus Brett Garfinkel is teaching a contemporary modern master class in New Orleans, LA. The class focuses on alignment; head and tail connection, shifting of weight, change of direction, moving sequentially through the body, balancing in off balance positions, utilizing inversions and being upside down on the hands.   

Sprechen Zie Hoops?: B-Ball Skills Take Tran To Europe- Adelphi star to begin pro basketball career in Germany

October 1, 2015 | Garden City Life

Adelphi star Anh-Dao Tran to begin pro basketball career, she has been signed a contract to play professional basketball in Germany with the PS Karlsruhe Lions in the second league of the Damen-Basketball-Bundesliga.


Athletics in the News

Editorial: Adelphi Going Global

October 1, 2015 | Garden City Life

Editorial: Adelphi Going Global praises our student-athletes and being signed to pro teams. Some athletes include men’s basketball alum Duane Morgan, who signed a contract to for the Atenas de Carmen de Patagones basketball club in Argentina and graduate Anh-Dao Tran who signed on to play with the German-based PS Karlsruhe Lions.

How Adelphi’s Blakely Murphy Battled Brain Tumors and Came Back Stronger

October 2, 2015 | espnW.com

Through everything, including two brain surgeries starting at age 11, Adelphi volleyball player Blakely Murphy has found peace on the court. She serves as a spokeswoman, sought after not just for her personal story but because she is the lone patient who can compare traditional brain surgery with NICO BrainPath.


University Arts in the News

Explore and Share Songs and Dances from the Jewish Tradition

September 28, 2015 | longisland.com

Accomplished musician and educator Naomi Katz Cohen will take you on a musical journey celebrating songs and dances from the Jewish tradition. A Musical Morning with Naomi Cohen is designed for children of all ages and their families and is scheduled on October 10, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center.

Adelphi Chalk Up!

September 30, 2015 | Newsday

Adelphi University’s event Chalk Up!, which is part of Ephemeral, has been featured in the latest issue of Newsday.

Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center Presents: How I Learned to Drive, Directed by Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee Markus Potter

September 30, 2015 | longisland.com

Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center is pleased to present the 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. The play is a devastating yet forgiving tale of survival seen through the troubling relationship between an older man and a young girl who learns the rules of the road and life from behind the wheel as a sufferer of childhood sexual abuse. Directed by Adjunct Markus Potter.

ADELPHI UNIVERSITY PRESENTS: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, DIRECTED BY OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD NOMINEE MARKUS POTTER

September 30, 2015 | longislandexchange.com

Adelphi University will present the co-winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and co-winner of the 1998 Lucille Lortel Award for outstanding play, How I Learned to Drive. It is the devastating yet forgiving story of survival seen through the troubling relationship between an older man and a young girl who learns the rules of the road and life from behind the wheel as a sufferer of childhood sexual abuse directed by Markus Potter.

Watch Adelphi University Students Chalk Up a Pulse Cover

October 1, 2015 | Long Island Pulse

Adelphi students Esther Leslie and Valerie Rodriguez featured for Adelphi Chalk Up! and the Pulse cover they recreated. This is the second year in a row that they decided to draw a Pulse cover for the event. Watch the timelapse video.

Whitney Bashor, Angel Desai & More Set for Sam Willmott’s Larson Legacy Concert at Adelphi University

October 2, 2015 | broadwayworld.com

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center is proud to present the first Larson Legacy Concert showcasing the work of composer-lyricist Sam Willmott, a recipient of The American Theatre Wing’s 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants, on Sunday, October 4 at 3:00 p.m. The afternoon will be filled with songs and storytelling, presenting selections from projects old and new.

Things to Do on Long Island, Oct. 2 to 11, 2015

October 2, 2015 | New York Times

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center presents Larson Legacy Concert with Sam Willmott, Three Women and the Truth, A Musical Morning with Naomi Cohen and How I Learned to Drive.

 

 
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