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October 8, 2013
 
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Celebrate Survivorship with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program

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Join the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program’s Celebration of Survivorship on October 17, 2013, in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom in the Ruth S. Harley University Center. Celebration of Survivorship is the program’s largest annual event.

Artist, activist, author and Pulitzer Prize-nominated photographer Matuschka will be among six speakers at the event. The other speakers are: LaKesha Jackson, the co-founder of the nonprofit Pink S.H.O.E.S. (Strength, Hope, Optimism, Endurance, Survival); Robin Healy, an Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program volunteer; Millie Jones, East Meadow Chamber of Commerce chair; and Fran and Joe Mercolino who have been married for 60 years and were both diagnosed with breast cancer. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Irene Virag will moderate the discussion.

A light supper will be served. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., and speeches begin at 7:00 p.m.

RSVP at 516.877.4325 or by email: breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu.

This piece is from the October 2013 issue of e-News from AU.

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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