September 9, 2016
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Weekly Roundup-September 2-September 9, 2016

News, In The News, General News, Announcement

Faculty/Staff in the News

Tropical storm watch for Long Island as Hermine threatens coast

September 6, 2016 | Newsday

Meghan McPherson, assistant director of the Center for Health Innovation and part-time faculty member in the Emergency Management Graduate Programs was interviewed about storm preparedness and Hurricane Hermine.


4 Mental Health Issues That Are More Common In Women

September 6, 2016 |

Adjunct Professor Deborah Serani explains depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and eating disorders which are all mental health issues that are more common in women.


Nassau police to train firefighters for terror, shooting response

September 6, 2016 | Newsday

Adelphi hosted the Nassau County Police Department for an active-shooter symposium for the county’s volunteer firefighters to ensure that they work more effectively with law enforcement in the event of terrorist attacks, active shooter incidents and other mass casualty emergencies.


Issues Families Face: The Demise of Kindness

September 8, 2016 | Western New York Family Magazine

Jessie Klein, associate professor and founder/director of Creating Compassionate Communities (CCC) program, discussed bullying in school environments and how to teach empathy.


Study Highlights Election-Year Islamophobia’s Negative Impact On Muslims

September 9, 2016 | Long Island Press

Associate Professor Wahiba Abu-Rass on the impact of Islamophobia during the 2016 election campaign.


University News

SCPA Workshop: Romantic Competence: Skills for Healthy Relationships

September 8, 2016 | PRLog

Adelphi Hauppauge Education and Conference Center will host a Suffolk County Psychological Association (SCPA) Workshop on September 9, 2016 on Romantic Competence: Skills for Healthy Relationships.


Adelphi’s New College of Nursing Gets Clean Security Bill of Health

September 9, 2016 | Campus Safety Magazine

The publication featured the Nexus Building and safety features and equipment installed to keep the campus safe.


Adelphi Jagger Fellows pursue careers   

September 9, 2016 | Garden City News

The Jaggar Community Fellows Program and the success of the students are featured on the cover.


Alumni in the News

Rappers with a College Degree

September 8, 2016 |

Adelphi alumnus Carlton D. Ridenhour, better known as Chuck D, highlighted in rappers with a college degree (slide 15).


University Arts in the News

What’s happening on Long Island this weekend

September 8, 2016 | Long Island Herald

Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot at the AUPAC featured in What’s Happening on Long Island this Weekend.


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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 115,000 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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