Adelphi University Magazine
Adelphi University Magazine gives you a refreshing new perspective on everything happening at Adelphi. It is our great pleasure to share these exciting new stories about our alumni, our faculty and our students.
We’re transforming lives—here on campus and beyond.
The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program serves the needs of those coping with breast cancer. That was the mission when the program was founded at the School of Social Work and remains its purpose today—40 years later.
Since May 2016, the Adelphi community has been greeted by the sight of an LGBTQ+ Pride flag. Displayed between the Ruth S. Harley University Center and the Hagedorn Hall of Enterprise, the flag is a permanent representation of the University's support for and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community.
The 17 high school students who participated in the Hispanic Community Partnership Program, Adelphi's first college-readiness initiative aimed at Hispanic students, came away with a better understanding of college life and the importance of pursuing higher education.
Inside this Issue
Two distinguished alumni, Joseph Westphal '70, PhD, and Charles Fuschillo '83, joined the Adelphi University Board of Trustees in October 2019. Both men bring considerable experience in areas such as politics, diplomatic relations, academia, public service and leadership.
Adelphi alumni are change makers, healthcare professionals, industry innovators and inspiring leaders who are all similar in one way: They were inspired by their experiences in the University's classrooms. Five leaders explain how their career paths were shaped.
Aptly nicknamed “the voice of the students," The Delphian has been Adelphi's sole campus newspaper for 69 years. It has been named Best College Newspaper several times in the past nine years by the Press Club of Long Island, and staff members and writers have also won numerous awards.
The Prep for Success Program, created by Adelphi's Center for Career and Professional Development, has been recognized with a John L. Blackburn Exemplary Models Award from the American Association of University Administrators (AAUA).
According to the Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018, our career survey, undergraduate and graduate students report impressive outcomes. They leave Adelphi primed to land employment, succeed in their careers or pursue more advanced degrees. Those working are earning salaries above national averages.
It doesn't take an accountant to know that you can't do better than 100 percent. And the first graduating class from the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business MS in Professional Accounting program couldn't have done better than 100 percent job placement upon graduation.
- Andy Atzert, Dean of the College of Professional and Continuing Studies
- Susan Dinan, PhD, Dean of Adelphi’s Honors College
- Violeta Ilik, Dean of Libraries
- Manoj Pardasani, PhD, Dean of the School of Social Work
- Elaine Smith, Dean of the College of Nursing and Public Health
- Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, PhD, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
- Xiao-lei Wang, PhD, Dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences