October 23, 2018

Lives Transformed at Adelphi

In May 2018, more than 1,700 students graduated from Adelphi. Meet four who blazed their own paths.

Lentz LeFevre decided to pursue a master’s in public health and a healthcare-related career after working on Wall Street and serving eight years in the Marines, where he was deployed to Iraq and Kuwait.

Chitralekha Kar is a Levermore Global Scholar who wants to use her business skills to provide opportunities for people in developing countries.

Rebecca Gotterbarn is a collegiate bowler now looking to break into the information security field.

Charlotte Champigny, with help from campus physical and speech therapy and the Bridges to Adelphi program, overcame two strokes and Broca’s aphasia to obtain a B.S. in Biology.

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

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

Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. It serves more than 8,100 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, as well as online.

More than 115,000 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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