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August 8, 2016

First Jobs: After Adelphi

What happens next? It’s a question for most graduating college students. In this series, we talk to Adelphi alumni from the Class of 2016 about their first jobs—how they got them, what they’re doing, and whom they credit for their success.

From acting to environmental protection, Adelphi alumni are forging new paths in fields that they love. 


Kevin Padilla: Continuing His Communications Skills

Kevin Padilla ’16 is taking the skills he learned as a communications major and student worker in Adelphi’s Office of Public Affairs to the Waldorf School of Garden City—right next door to Adelphi’s Garden City campus—as its new communications associate.


Megan Ossmann: Adventure After Adelphi

Megan Ossmann ’16 is working to save the beloved bird and protect other parts of Long Island’s ecosystem in her new job as an environmental geographic information systems (GIS) analyst for the Town of Babylon Department of Coastal and Environmental Management.



Christopher Myers: Graduated to Professional Performance

After earning a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts from Adelphi University’s Honor’s College, Christopher Myers ’16 wasted no time getting to the professional stage across the country in Chillicothe, Ohio.


Alexandra Aug: On Tour After Adelphi

In her new job at the Missoula Children’s Theatre, Alexandra Aug ’16 is a roadie, teacher, actor and producer. And she’s having a blast.


Carlos Colombani: Serving the Environment

Growing up in Puerto Rico, Carlos Colombani, M.S. ’16, envisioned one day working for the US Environmental Protection Agency. Today, he is living his dream.


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More than 116,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, engaged citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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