August 31, 2016
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Adelphi Welcomes Largest Class at Matriculation

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At its matriculation ceremony on Sunday, August 28, 2016, Adelphi University welcomed more than 1,200 freshmen—its largest-ever incoming class.

FiOS1 News and News 12 Long Island covered the event, which featured a number of speakers, including Adelphi President Christine M. Riordan.

Kevin Nayotl, a physics major from the Class of 2020, spoke to FiOS1News about his decision to come to Adelphi.

“It has so many different types of people and you get to feel like the campus is your home right away and that’s definitely why I joined,” he said.

» See the full FiOS1 News coverage.


President Christine M. Riordan welcomed the Class of 2020.

Students at Matriculation

The Class of 2020 is Adelphi’s largest to date.

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

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.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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