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October 23, 2015
 

Weekly Roundup-October 16-23, 2015


Faculty/Staff in the News

PRPLI appoints officers, board members

October 19, 2015 | Long Island Business News

The Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI) has announced that Adelphi University’s Director of Media Relations Kali Chan has been elected president of the board.

Mother-son duo with autism bond through their differences

October 19, 2015 | SpectrumNews.org

Adelphi Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore is mentioned in this life story about a mother whose diagnosis with autism led to the realization that she is on the same spectrum and how the mother-son duo bonds over their similar condition.

Jacqueline Jones LaMon Elected President of Cave Canem Foundation (Adelphi University)

October 19, 2015 | Newsoneplace.com

Adelphi Associate Professor and poet Jacqueline Jones LaMon has been announced as the Cave Canem Foundation next president. The Foundation is North America’s premier home for African American poetry writers since 1996.

Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation Focused on Creating Safer School Environments

October 20, 2015 | LongIsland.com

Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation introduces Creating Compassionate Communities (CCC) program, which is founded and directed by Jessie Klein, associate professor in sociology and criminal justice. The program will include a group of education professionals dedicated to helping schools and other communities create more empathy and caring relationships, decrease hurtful behaviors and eradicate bullying to support healthy school communities.

Adelphi hosts impaired driving drill

October 20, 2015 | Newsday

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week at Adelphi included an exercise that simulates what it is like to drive drunk to educate students and raise awareness about the dangers of driving while impaired.

How Good Credit Can Save You Hundreds of Dollars a Month

October 20, 2015 | TheStreet

Adelphi’s Associate Professor Rakesh Gupta comments on how good credit can save you hundreds of dollars a month in this article that covers the effects of bad credit on your interest rates, mortgage rates, down payments and insurance.   

Meet & Greet: 9 tips for attending the Big Apple College Fair

October 21, 2015 | New York Post

Adelphi’s Executive Director of University Admissions Kristen E. Capezza is featured on tips for attending the Big Apple College Fair. Some tips include doing your homework before the fair, ask probing questions, actively seek interviews and for parents to let the students do the talking.  

Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation Focused on Creating Safer School Environments

October 21, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation introduces Creating Compassionate Communities (CCC) program, which is founded and directed by Jessie Klein, associate professor in sociology and criminal justice. Through the program teachers, students and parents will have the resources and tools to build strong social bonds by increasing empathy within their schools.

Your Health Matters

October 21, 2015 | The Daily Blu

Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore and Assistant Professor Pavan Antony appeared on the show Your Health Matters on 10/22 to discuss their book College for Students with Disabilities: We Do Belong.

New Program Will Help Adults and Adolescents Build Healthy Relationships and Economic Stability

October 22, 2015 | The NonProfit Press

Peter Chernack, associate dean of Adelphi’s School of Social Work and faculty director of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership speaks about CN Guidance and Project FORWARD. The new project will help residents who live with mental health and/or substance-use-related disorders receive coaching, skill-building, and other support in developing sustainable trust and in repairing broken relationships with partners, family members, and local employers.

Rowing is Growing at the Gym

October 23, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

Professor of Exercise Science and Director of the Adelphi Human Performance Laboratory Dr. Robert M. Otto discussed the latest fitness trend of indoor rowing studios.

Asking the clergy: Is it possible for prayer to work miracles?

October 23, 2015 | Newsday

Rabbi Glenn Jacob, chaplain at Adelphi answers with prayer may work miracles but not necessarily the miracles we want.


University in the News

Book signings on Long Island for the week of Oct. 18

October 19, 2015 | Newsday

“Project Runway” co-producer, Emmy winner and author of “Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons for Making It Work,” Tim Gunn delivered a lecture at Adelphi on October 21 at 7:00 p.m. and is featured among other author events on Long Island.

Leader in Physical Education, Darla M. Castelli, to Speak at Adelphi University

October 19, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

Adelphi is pleased to announce that Darla M. Castelli, Ph.D. will deliver The Robert and Augusta P. Finkelstein Memorial Lecture entitled “Fit, Healthy and Ready to Teach.” The event will take place in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom of the Ruth S. Harley University Center on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Leader in Physical Education, Darla M. Castelli, to Speak at Adelphi University

October 20, 2015 | LongIsland.com

Darla M. Castelli, Ph.D. will deliver The Robert and Augusta P. Finkelstein Memorial Lecture entitled “Fit, Healthy and Ready to Teach.” at Adelphi University. The event will take place in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom of the Ruth S. Harley University Center on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

First aid kit paramont to safety

October 20, 2015 | Styrk

Adelphi University’s Center for Health Innovation’s 2012 study on how many adults own a first-aid kit is mentioned in the Emergency Preparedness Poll.

Village Sports

October 23, 2015 | Garden City News

The Garden City Recreation Department will be conducting children’s swimming lessons for Village residents at the Adelphi University Swimming Pool in Woodruff Hall on Saturday mornings. “Zumba” Fitness classes will be led by Adjunct Felicia Lovaglio. Each class is 45 minutes long, runs for 10 weeks and costs $80. To register for any of these classes, visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. to register in person or, if you have a password, register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny. net.


Alumni in the News

Alumnus Advocates for Adelphi Interns

October 19, 2015 | LongIsland.com

Adelphi alumnus Thomas Croker, director of sales at IBM for the NY/NJ Enterprise organization shares his thoughts on internships and the connections he has facilitated between his employer and the students at the Willumstad School. Croker graduated from Adelphi with a BBA in business management in 1971.

In Light of Significant Growth, Dynasty Financial Partners Expands its Footprint and Leadership Team

October 19, 2015 | Business Wire

Adelphi alumnus Stan Gregor, formerly the Head of Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Management, is joining Dynasty as Director of Network Development – Eastern Division, reporting to Tim Bello, head of Network Development.

How to Plan Your Wedding

October 19, 2015 | Stage of Life

Adelphi alumna Vivien Smith, a blogger and freelance writer outlines tips how to plan your wedding. Her advice includes: take your time, be present in each moment, take some time out, perfect, but not perfection and to have faith that all your efforts will be worth it.  

Nancy Falls: An interview by Bob Morris

October 19, 2015 | Blogging on Business

New Q&A with Adelphi Alumna Nancy Falls author of Corporate Concinnity in the Boardroom. Falls is the CEO of The Concinnity Company, helps companies succeed by transforming the way boards and leadership teams work together. She received her MBA from Adelphi.

Love Story: Jeanine and Kenneth Cox of Central Islip

October 20, 2015 | Newsday

Read the touching love story of Adelphi couple Jeanine and Kenneth Cox. Jeanine was a nursing student going to Adelphi at the time and Kenneth was a business major, the two hit it off at a campus fashion show and are now married.  

Rich Funke to be guest at business networking event

October 20, 2015 | Democrat & Chronicle

Adelphi alumnus and Senator Rich Funke who represents the NYS Senate’s 55th District will speak at a business networking event in Fairport, NY. The lecture will give business owners insights into what it takes to start and operate a business in New York State.

Committee on school shuffles, closures

October 21, 2015 | The Royal Gazette

Adelphi alumna Romelle Warner to lead advisory committee for the Bermuda Public School System. The School Reorganisation (SCORE) Advisory Committee is to gather up-to-date information on the Island’s schools and determine the feasibility of reorganisation, including the possibility of school closure. Warner received a MSc Degree from Adelphi in Reading Education with Emphasis in Learning Disabilities.

Hall of Fame: Lumbra-jack: Doreen Lumbra cut down opponents at every level

October 22, 2015 | The Southington Observer

Adelphi alumna Doreen Lumbra has been inducted into the Southington Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015 for her softball records. Lumbra speaks about her love of the sport and her experiences playing on the Adelphi softball team.

Fire coaching search moving forward with Rodriguez on board – the early candidates reviewed

October 22, 2015 | ChicagoNow.com

Adelphi alumnus Chris Armas name mentioned for possible new head coach for Chicago Fire. Armas guided the Adelphi women’s varsity soccer team to back-to-back conference title games in the NE-10, and reached the ECAC championship in 2014.

Friends of Adelphi to host lecture on early aviation

October 23, 2015 | Garden City News

Alumnus John Ellis Kordes will present on “Early Aviation in Garden City and Charles Lindbergh’s Historic Flight” on Sunday, November 1 as part of The Friends of the Adelphi University Library event. This is free and open to the public.

John Ellis Kordes to Speak at Adelphi about Early Aviation and Charles Lindbergh’s Historic Flight

October 23, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

Alumnus and Garden City Village Historian John Ellis Kordes will deliver a lecture on “Early Aviation in Garden City and Charles Lindbergh’s Historic Flight” on Sunday, November 1. His underlying commitment and outstanding contribution to historical preservation and education in Garden City helped him earn the position as the official Garden City Village Historian in 1996. Since then, he has contributed even more to preserving the history and furthering education in the village.

Socially Speaking

October 23, 2015 | Garden City News

Save the date of Sunday, November 1 for the Friends of the Adelphi University Library event with alumnus John Ellis Kordes, professional photographer, author, columnist, documentary filmmaker, historian, life-long resident of Garden City and Adelphi graduate.


University Arts in the News

Adelphi University’s BEST OF BROADWAY: GOLD, RUBIES AND PEARLS Set for This Weekend October 17

October 19, 2015 | Broadway World

The Department of Music at Adelphi University was proud to present the latest installment of its Best of Broadway concerts titled Gold, Rubies and Pearls celebrating the anniversaries of many Broadway classics. The show is directed by Adelphi adjuncts Erin Quill, from the original Broadway company of the Tony award-winning Avenue Q, and Jad Bernardo.

Things to Do on Long Island, Oct. 23 to Nov. 1, 2015

October 23, 2015 | New York Times

Top Things to Do on Long Island include AUPAC events such as Screening of the Salzburg Festival’s “Arabella” on October 25 and Trio Solisti on October 24.

Liarts Entertainment Section

October 23, 2015 | Newsday

Trio Solisti and “Arabella” among the top Long Island events.

The top seven events for the coming week

October 23, 2015 | The Island Now

Trio Solisti concert at AUPAC on October 24 listed as one of the top seven events for the coming week to see on Long Island.

 
 
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