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June 24, 2016

Weekly Roundup-June 17-June 24, 2016

Faculty/Staff in the News

Autistic Pride Day 2016: Why we are proud to have autism

June 20, 2016 | Independent

Adelphi Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore discussed Autistic Pride Day, how to be successful living with autism and his experience of developing autism at 18 months old.

Trump’s Foes Try to Provoke Him With His Own Words

June 20, 2016 | U.S. News & World Report

Psychology Professor Joel Weinberger discusses the psychology behind Trump’s campaign tactics and how other political figures are responding to them.

Bellmore-Merrick Athletes Hit Hard by Concussions

June 22, 2016 | Long Island Herald

Dr. Kevin Curley, primary care sports physician at Adelphi, discusses the impact concussions have on student athletes.

New York Theatre Workshop Summer Program Returns to Adelphi University for Fifth Year

June 24, 2016 | Broadway World

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) returns to Adelphi University for the fifth year of its summer residency program in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) from June 16-June 26, 2016.

Adelphi University Collaboration With New York Theatre Workshop Launches Fifth Year
June 24, 2016 | Long Island Herald
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Sam L Grogg discusses Adelphi’s partnership with New York Theatre Workshop and its summer residency program for “theatre-makers and theatre-goers,” now in its fifth year.

Adelphi University Collaboration With New York Theatre Workshop Launches Fifth Year

June 24, 2016 |
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Sam L Grogg describes Adelphi’s strong partnership with New York Theatre Workshop.

Adelphi University Collaboration With New York Theatre Workshop Launches Fifth Year

June 24, 2016 | Long Island Exchange
This year, nine students will join in the workshops and discussions, and support the summer residency. College of Arts and Sciences Dean Sam L Grogg explains Adelphi’s connection to New York Theatre Workshop.

University in the News

Steiner Sports hosts star-studded autograph session

June 20, 2016 | Newsday

A photo gallery of the Steiner Sports event held at Adelphi University in the Center for Recreation and Sports on Saturday, June 18, 2016 features Don Larsen, Joe Montana, Mercury Morris, Bill Walton and Jerry West.

Lou Holtz likes idea of 8-team college football playoff

June 20, 2016 | Newsday

Coaching icon Lou Holtz talks about the realignment of conferences in college football in a Newsday interview held at Adelphi University at the Steiner Sports “Perfect Show” for sports memorabilia enthusiasts.

Bob Knight: ‘I never watch the NBA’

June 20, 2016 | Newsday

Bob Knight, former head coach of the Indiana University men’s basketball team, was featured in Steiner Sports event held at Adelphi and suggests ways to improve the planning for the Olympics during an interview.

Jerry West: Warriors’ Splash Brothers can’t do it alone

June 20, 2016 | Newsday

Jerry West and Bill Walton talked about the NBA Finals at Steiner Sports “Perfect Show” event hosted at Adelphi University in the Center for Sports and Recreation.

Bill Walton hopes Phil Jackson succeeds with Knicks

June 20, 2016 | Newsday

Bill Walton spoke about the Golden State Warriors and Phil Jackson at the Steiner Sports public autograph signing event held at Adelphi University on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

June 20, 2016 | FiOS1 News

David Cone talked about his connection to the Adelphi Athletics program and alumna Jennifer McNally spoke about her love of sports. The piece aired Saturday night and several times on Sunday.

June 20, 2016 | ESPN Radio

For two hours, ESPN Radio 98.7 FM broadcasted live from Adelphi University at the Steiner Sports’ “The Perfect Show” event held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 that featured a wide array of athletes and coaches.

June 20, 2016 | Bronx Pinstripes

Reporting live on Saturday from Adelphi was the Bronx Pinstripes, a New York Yankees and baseball podcast covering the Steiner Sports’ “The Perfect Show” event featuring athletes and coaching involved in perfect games or seasons.

June 20, 2016 | MSG Network

Several interviews were conducted with many of the hall of fame professional athletes and coaches at the Steiner Sports’ ‘The Perfect Show” event held at Adelphi for a special program to air in August.

Adelphi University kicks off summer ‘COAP’ program for CPA hopefuls

June 24, 2016 | Accounting Today
Adelphi University announced this week that their Robert B. Willumstad School of Business will kick off the annual Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) summer program, designed to introduce minority high school juniors in New York State to the accounting profession. Approximately 40 local students will participate in Adelphi’s five-day program, which begins Saturday, June 25.

Alumni in the News

Lefevre Named New Head Coach For Cumberlands Men’s Soccer

June 20, 2016 | Victory Sports Network

Alumnus Chris LeFevre, who graduated from Adelphi University in 2004 with a bachelor of science in sports management, has been hired as the new head coach of the University of the Cumberlands men’s soccer team.

Twelve Deacons to be Ordained at Cathedral June 25

June 20, 2016 | Victory Sports Network

Alumnus Deacon Frank Iovine is one of 12 deacons to be ordained at Cathedral on June 25. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business and communications.

Women and the Draft

June 20, 2016 | The Manchester Journal

Alumnus Thomas King wrote a letter to the editor on the topic of women entering the military service draft. He was drafted in 1968 while attending Adelphi.

New Rochelle Schools Expected to Name North Carolina Educator as Chief Academic Officer

June 22, 2016 | Talk of the Sound

Alumnus Dr. Magda Parvey has been hired in the newly-created position of chief academic officer by the New Rochelle Board of Education. She obtained her Master of Arts in educational leadership and technology from Adelphi.

At PS 45, cultivating a lifetime passion for learning

June 24, 2016 |

Since September 2010, alumna Christine C. Chavez has served as the principal of PS 45 in West Brighton. Prior to her current role, she served as assistant principal at PS 48 in Brooklyn.

Skilled Nurse Denisha P. Dodd, RN, NP, to Be Published in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

June 24, 2016 | PRBuzz

With an upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare, alumna and adjunct professor Denisha P. Dodd, RN, NP, joins the prestigious ranks of the International Nurses Association.

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