August 29, 2013
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In This Week’s News: August 24-30, 2013

News, Press Release, In The News

President Robert A. Scott wrote an op-ed on the government’s relationship with higher education that was published in Newsday on Thursday, August 22. Dr. Scott presents three ideas for government involvement in higher education that would reduce its costs and argues that education is valuable to our society as a whole.

The Adelphi Panther Club’s Cocktail Reception was mentioned on Garden City Patch on August 24. The event will feature an interview of former Yankee player Ron Guidry by broadcaster Ed Randall. The reception is scheduled to take place on October 24 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place. More information will be available soon at

Professor Diana Feige was quoted in an article in Newsday on August 22 about the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Feige, clinical associate professor in the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, said that while there are laws protecting our rights, disparities still exist.

Adelphi alum, Chris Homer B.A. ’84, M.A. ’88, was featured in an article in Newsday on August 25 for his use of magic in the classroom. A health teacher in Cold Spring Harbor Central School District, Homer also performs magic tricks in the community at places such as a local group home and at Caumsett State Park.

Former Panther Keith Couch was named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week (August 12-18). Couch is a pitcher for the Portland Sea Dogs. Couch, a Major League Baseball draftee in 2010, returned to Adelphi last year to help coach the baseball team. He previously pitched for the Salem Red Sox. The full article can be found here.


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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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