December 9, 2016

Weekly Roundup: December 2-December 9, 2016

Faculty/Staff in the News


Proposed legislation could protect online reviewers from retaliatory suits

December 8, 2016 ⎸The Washington Post

Mark Grabowski shares his thoughts in The Washington Post about strategic lawsuit against public participation lawsuits and the proposed legislation that could protect online reviewers from these retaliatory suits.


December 9, 2016 ⎸New York Post

Director of Transfer Admissions Christina Koromi featured on pgs. 40-41 in the New York Post article about the transfer admissions process.


University News

Panel: Women should ‘outsource’ to achieve career/life balance

December 2, 2016 ⎸Newsday

President Christine M. Riordan shares business tips as a panelist at the HIA-LI Women’s Leadership Executive Breakfast.


Along the Autism Spectrum, a Path Through Campus Life

December 2, 2016 ⎸The News Review

Adelphi University’s Bridges to Adelphi Program is featured in The News Review article about programs at universities created to help and guide those on the autism spectrum through college.


Breast Cancer Conference Featuring Olympic Gold Medalist & Cancer Survivor Shannon Miller and Medical Experts Draws Nearly 300 Participants

December 2, 2016 ⎸

Long Island breast cancer survivor Anne Hogan, now a volunteer with the Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program, spoke on learning about breast reconstruction options at the LIPSG Breast Cancer Summit in Woodbury on December 2.


Binghamton University mourns death of student from Queens

December 5, 2016 ⎸Newsday

The Binghamton University community is in mourning following a hit-and-run that left student Stefani Lineva dead. She was a member of the women’s tennis team and a first-semester transfer from Adelphi University.


Levittown Students To Attend HOBY Seminar

December 5, 2016 ⎸Levittown Tribute

Levittown sophomores Ryan Alvarez, Madison Gillis, Gina McGough, Daniella Roselli and Brandon Smith from Division Avenue High School and Jennifer Gattus and Kimberly Mestizo from MacArthur High School have been selected to represent the district at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held at Adelphi University in June 2017.


Adelphi cuts ribbon on new building

December 9, 2016 ⎸Long Island Business News

Adelphi University is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the new Nexus Building on December 12.


$62 Million Coming to Long Island for a Plethora of Projects

December 9, 2016 ⎸Long Beach Patch

Adelphi University rewarded $104,000 to create a health sciences teaching laboratory to train students in STEM careers.


Alumni in the News

Peter Schwartz’s Futbol Friday: Red Bulls Assistant Coach Armas Reflects, Looks Ahead

December 2, 2016 ⎸CBS New York

Alumnus and Red Bulls assistant coach Chris Armas reflects on his past, his career and looks ahead at the future.


Public Enemy Rapper Chuck D Has 2 College Degrees

December 2, 2016 ⎸2paragraphs

Alumnus Carlton D. Ridenhour, also known as rapper Chuck D of Public Enemy, talks about studying at Adelphi University and returning to deliver a commencement speech and to accept his honorary doctorate degree.


American Repertory Theater to Stage TRANS SCRIPTS, PART I: THE WOMEN

December 5, 2016 ⎸

Alumnus Matthew Hancock will be starring as Zakia in American Repertory’s upcoming production of Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women running Thursday, January 19 through Sunday, February 5 at the Loeb Drama Center.


Public Enemy – 10 of the Best

December 7, 2016 ⎸The Guardian

List of the Top 10 most influential songs by Public Enemy, led by alumnus Carlton D. Ridenhour, also known as rapper Chuck D.


“The Irish in Brooklyn History”

December 9, 2016 ⎸The Garden City News

Alumnus Geoffrey Cobb, a Brooklyn historian with a strong interest in Irish-American history and author of Greenpoint’s Forgotten Past, and The King of Greenpoint, will be speaking at the December 14 meeting of the Irish Cultural Society.


University Arts in the News

Adelphi University’s Annual Free Staged Reading of the Timeless Classic, A Christmas Carol, Returns on Saturday, December 17, at 2:00 p.m.

December 2, 2016 ⎸

In what has become a holiday tradition, Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is pleased to present a live radio-style reading of Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, A Christmas Carol, by student actors on Saturday December 17, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the AUPAC’s Olmsted Theatre.


What’s happening on Long Island this weekend

December 2, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Adelphi University has been mentioned multiple times in the Long Island Herald’s What’s happening on Long Island this weekend featuring the Adelphi Jazz Ensemble, the Dance Fall Showcase, the Adelphi Chorus and Vocal Ensemble’s Holiday Celebration, the Adelphi World Music Ensemble and the Adelphi Flute and Guitar Ensembles.


‘Tis a musical holiday

December 7, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

The distinguished Celtic Tenors, who will be performing their unique interpretations of Irish classics and Christmas favorites in celebration of the holidays at Adelphi University, has been featured in the Long Island Herald.   


‘A Christmas Carol’ radio-style at Adelphi

December 8, 2016 ⎸The Island Now

The Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center will be presenting a live radio-style reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by student actors on Saturday, December 17 at 2:00 p.m.


Christmas concert by Celtic tenors Dec. 16

December 8, 2016 ⎸The Island Now

The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center recently announced that “A Celtic Tenors Christmas” will take place on Friday, December 16, at 8:00 p.m. at the Westermann Stage, which is located at 1 South Avenue in Garden City.


The Celtic Tenors to perform at Adelphi

December 9, 2016 ⎸The Garden City News

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is pleased to announce that “A Celtic Tenors Christmas” is scheduled for Friday, December 16, at 8:00 p.m. at the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall of AUPAC, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. The distinguished Celtic Tenors will be performing their unique interpretations of Irish classics and Christmas favorites in celebration of the holidays.


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