September 30, 2016

Weekly Roundup-September 23-September 30, 2016

Faculty/Staff in the News


Obama’s risky Internet giveaway

September 26, 2016 ⎸Washington Examiner

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski penned an op-ed on the upcoming Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) transition.


Paid to serve and learn

September 27, 2016 ⎸Long Island Business News

Thomas J. Ward, Jr., executive director of the Center for Career and Professional Development, students and nonprofits talk about the success of the Jaggar Community Fellows Program.


U.S. set to hand over Internet address book

September 30, 2016 ⎸USA Today

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski comments on the upcoming Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) transition.


GC students honored by Adelphi Univ.

September 30, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

President Christine M. Riordan and Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Sam L Grogg quoted in the cover story. Prize for Leadership winners receive $1,000 and an opportunity to take two free college courses on campus, talk about their volunteerism and their college future.


Watch the 2016 Adelphi University Pulse Cover Chalk Up

September 30, 2016 ⎸Long Island Pulse

Alums Valerie Rodriguez and Leah Nicolich recreated a Long Island Pulse cover for Adelphi Chalk Up, which turned into a time lapse video. Fox 5 and Newsday also covered Chalk Up.  


Tech industry supports internet oversight change, but others are concerned

September 30, 2016 ⎸

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski commented on the upcoming Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) transition.


What if the US Really Did Deport 11 Million People?

September 30, 2016 ⎸The Nation

Professor Maggie Gray’s book Labor and the Locavore is mentioned in the article focused on what would happen if the United States really did deport 11 million people.


New Report From ITHAKA S+R: “Organizing the Work of the Research Library”

September 30, 2016 ⎸Library Journal

Dean Brian Lym has been interviewed for the story Organizing the Work of the Research Library, a project that examined the organizational structure of research libraries as well as related leadership and change management issues.


National Weather Service aims to improve communication with public

September 30, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Part-time faculty member of the emergency management graduate programs and the assistant director of the Center for Health Innovation, Meghan McPherson commented in a Newsday article about the National Weather Service’s aim to improve communication with the public.


University in the News

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

September 27, 2016 ⎸Corporation for National & Community Service

Adelphi has been named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and recognized with distinction in the General Community Service and Education categories.  


September 30, 2016 ⎸The Car Free Day Long Island Team

Adelphi won “Bragging Rights” as the college/university with the most pledges for Car Free Long Island with 669.


Alumni in the News

Rushmore Welcomes New Principal

September 26, 2016 ⎸The Westbury Times

The Rushmore Avenue School community welcomed Adelphi alumna Catherine M. Silletti as its new principal. She most recently served as an assistant principal at the East Northport Middle School and received both a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in social studies from Adelphi.


UFT launches new TV ad campaign highlighting dedication of teachers

September 27, 2016 ⎸United Federation of Teachers

Alumnus Adrian Brooks featured in United Federation of Teachers TV ad campaign highlighting the dedication of teachers.


Curran honors Women of Distinction

September 30, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Assemblyman Brian Curran honored Adelphi alumna Beth Zirogiannis at his annual Women of Distinction event. She is now the director of English and reading K-12 at the Oceanside School District and received her bachelor’s in english literature from Adelphi.


What Happened to Baba Booey (AKA Gary Dell’Abate)- News & Updates

September 30, 2016 ⎸Gazette Review

Feature on Gary Dell’Abate, executive producer of the American radio and television talk shows such as The Howard Stern Show, shares his personal life and career.


University Arts in the News

Virginia Gazette

September 26, 2016 ⎸Virginia Gazette

Trio Solisti, ensemble-in-residence at Adelphi University, to perform on November 19, 2015 and February 17, 2016.


Garden City News

September 30, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School will take place on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage in the Concert Hall located at AUPAC.


Long Island Press

September 30, 2016 ⎸Long Island Press

Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School and Circle Mirror Transformation named to the Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events listing.


Long Island Pulse

September 30, 2016 ⎸Long Island Pulse

Crossroads Quartet, a world champion a cappella quartet made up of four versatile, award-winning vocalists, on Saturday, October 1 listed as a Can’t Miss Weekend Event.


Long Island Herald

September 30, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School highlighted as a thing to do in the Long Island Herald.


Long Island Herald

September 30, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School, Circle Mirror Transformation and Crossroads Quartet at Adelphi featured in What’s Happening on Long Island.



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