October 23, 2018
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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.

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 115,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.


For further information, please contact:

Todd Wilson
Strategic Communications Director 
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