February 15, 2013
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In This Week’s News: February 9-15

News, In The News

Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott described how colleges and universities have evolved to meet the needs of students and society in an editorial that appeared in the Garden City Patch. President Scott explained that, “Institutions of higher education are creators of the new, whether new professionals or new medicines and technology, as well as curators of the past and critics of the status quo by asking “why?” and “why not?””

As part of Black History Month, Adelphi student Justin Long-Moton ’15, a 2011 Youth Poet Laureate, will perform at Spoken Word Poetry Night, an event sponsored by Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth. The event will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, at The Center, Garden City.

On Tuesday, February 12, several news outlets, including FiOS1 News provided coverage for the Center for Health Innovation’s Inaugural Symposium, “Assuring the Continuum of Care in Emergency Situations.” Professionals from the medical field led the discussion on how residents and local and government agencies can better coordinate during emergency response situations. Results of the second CHI Poll which surveyed mental health professionals were announced at the Symposium.

In alumni news, sales and marketing expert Joe Gaeta ’87 was appointed general manager of The Benjamin, a luxury hotel in Midtown Manhattan. The promotion was announced in Hotel Business Review. Michael Berthel ’08, M.A. ’11 senior assistant director at Adelphi’s Center for Student Involvement was named among “Ones to watch in Education” by Long Island Business News

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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