February 14, 2013
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Students Volunteer During Winter Break Trips to New Orleans and Peru


Twenty-seven students joined two Adelphi staff members on an alternative winter break in New Orleans where they assisted with ongoing Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts. View the photos on Facebook.

A dozen Adelphi students and two faculty members ventured to Peru to assist with health promotion programs such as the Chincha Baja Project to rebuild an impoverished part of the country that was devastated by a 2007 earthquake and Munaychay, a village for orphaned children, as well as to visit Peru’s famed Aniquem Hospital

This piece is from the February 2013 issue of e-News from Adelphi University.

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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