March 11, 2016

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Faculty/Staff in the News

Best Ways to Prepare for the Worst

March 7, 2016 | LifeZette

Meghan McPherson, assistant director of the Center for Health Innovation and adjunct faculty member for the Emergency Management Graduate Programs at Adelphi discusses emergency preparedness tips and what you need in your emergency kit.

Law and ethics upgrade: Apple, feds both right and wrong

March 7, 2016 | The Intelligencer

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski discusses the Apple-FBI fight over iPhone encryption, privacy and whether or not it is good or bad that Apple is not allowing the FBI to break into the iPhone of a deceased terrorist.  

Without EU clout, how would the UK fare at the United Nations?

March 10, 2016 | LSE BrexitVote Blog

Professor Katie Laatikainen co-wrote a blog article about England considering leaving the EU and implications for the UN.

Book On Swaminarayan Hinduism Launched At Columbia University

March 10, 2016 | New India Times

Associate Professor Hanna Kim contributed to the book Swaminarayan Hinduism: Tradition, Adaptation, and Identity and recently delivered a talk.

University in the News

SCPA Presents Anxiety Disorder in Kids Workshop on April 1, 2016

March 7, 2016 | PRLog

Suffolk County Psychological Association Presents Anxiety Disorder in Kids Workshop on April 1, 2016 at the Adelphi Hauppauge Center. The workshop will explore conditions such as ADHD and depression, and how they are likely to present in young children as well as strategies to help them work through their anxious feelings.

Long Island Advancement of Small Business

March 8, 2016 | Newsday

Long Island Advancement of Small Business will hold a women leadership event at the Adelphi Hauppauge Center on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Celebrity chef takes over Adelphi University’s café to show students how to eat healthy on a budget

March 10, 2016 | FiOS1 News Long Island

Celebrity Chef Jet Tila from Chopped and Cutthroat Kitchen cooked for Adelphi students.

Alumni in the News

Fairfield Democratic Town Committee presents annual Century Club Brunch

March 7, 2016 |

The Fairfield Democratic Town Committee presents the annual Century Club Brunch honoring alumnus Eric Newman with the Denise Dougiello “Young Turk” Award on April 3, 2016. Newman received his B.B.A. in accounting from Adelphi’s Robert B. Willumstad School of Business.

The merger communications playbook

March 8, 2016 | Becker’s Hospital Review

Alumnus Leonard C. Achan is currently chief innovations officer at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He began his career at Mount Sinai as a student-nurse intern after receiving his BSN from Adelphi University.

Baker Qualifies To Run For Clerk of Superior Court

March 8, 2016 | Canton-Sixes Patch

Cherokee County Clerk of Superior Court and alumna Patricia “Patty” Baker has announced her bid for re-election. Baker first took office in 2005 and has since implemented the office’s first web-based case management system for Superior and State courts.

Drexel Names Penn Mutual Chairman and CEO Eileen C. McDonnell 2016 Business Leader of the Year

March 10, 2016 | Drexel Now

Alumna and Penn Mutual Chairwoman and CEO Eileen C. McDonnell named Business Leader of the Year by Drexel University.

Code Dx CEO Anita D’Amico on commercializing government-funded research in cyber

March 10, 2016 | fedscoop

Alumna Anita D’Amico, CEO of Code Dx, Inc. on commercializing government-funded research in cybersecurity research.

Athletics in the News

Colleges: Corning grad Terwilliger honored at Adelphi

March 10, 2016 | Star Gazette

Adelphi third baseman Luke Terwilliger earned recognition on the Northeast-10 honor roll.

WD2 Notes: Jahelka’s Family Helps Her Score Big for Adelphi

March 10, 2016 | Lacrosse Magazine

Adelphi lacrosse player Jacqueline Jahelka was named to the Tewaaraton Watch List.

University Arts in the News

The Alan Kelly Gang to Perform at Adelphi University on Sunday, March 13th

March 8, 2016 |

The Alan Kelly Gang will perform at Adelphi University on Sunday, March 13, 2016. Fronted by Ireland’s piano accordion maestro, Alan Kelly, The Alan Kelly Gang has firmly established itself as one of Ireland’s leading contemporary traditional music groups. The group has performed across the globe from the U.S. to Australia and across Europe.

The Alan Kelly Gang to Perform at Adelphi University on Sunday, March 13th

March 8, 2016 | Long Island Exchange

Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed Alan Kelly Gang will perform on Sunday, March 13, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage of the Concert Hall at 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY.

U.S. Air Force Jazz Ensemble to Perform Concert at Adelphi University

March 10, 2016 | Long Island Exchange

AUPAC will welcome the acclaimed United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.

United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble to Perform a Free Concert at Adelphi University on March 15

March 10, 2016 |

Enjoy a free ticketed concert on March 15 by the United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble.

Stepping Out

March 11, 2016 | Long Island Herald

The Alan Kelly Gang highlighted as What’s On This Weekend and Stepping Out column.

The Top Seven Events for the Coming Week

March 11, 2016 | The Island Now

Come see the Alan Kelly Gang. Described as a powerful, emotive and critically acclaimed traditional Irish music band from the west of Ireland and Scotland.

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