Adelphi University President’s Gala

Adelphi University President’s Gala

Celebrating our students, our donors, and our community on June 10, 2023. This year’s theme is An Evening for the Arts at Adelphi: Legends and Legacies.

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Mark your calendars for a memorable evening in celebration of our University, our community and the arts at Adelphi. This extraordinary event supports our mission of transforming students’ lives.

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23rd Annual President’s Gala

An Evening for the Arts at Adelphi: Legends and Legacies

June 10, 2023
The Garden City Hotel, Garden City, New York

  • Cocktails at 6:00 p.m.
  • The program begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • Dinner starts at 8:30 p.m.


The 2023 Gala will honor the following:

  • The Family of Jonathan Larson ’82
    Jonathan Larson Scholarship Fund
  • Mary Jane ’62 and Thomas Poole
    Poole Family Broadway Series
  • Peter Principato ’87
    Principato ’87 Moving Image Arts Scholarship

Highlights From Last Year’s Gala

The 22nd Annual President’s Gala on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at The Garden City Hotel was the culminating event of Adelphi’s milestone anniversary year. Together with friends, benefactors, students and alumni, the Adelphi community honored our University, students and all who have supported our mission to transform lives.

$345,000* * 2022 President's Gala
raised for the President's Student Success Scholarship, an endowment that has now surpassed $1 million
2022 President's Gala

It was a memorable evening featuring musical performances by alumni, a gallery display of Adelphi history from University Archives and Special Collections, heartfelt tributes to our generous supporters, and inspiring stories of transformation.

The event raised more than $345,000 for the President’s Student Success Scholarship and paid special tribute to the Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology, which is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the accreditation of its doctoral program.

Support Student Scholarship

By attending the event, you will enjoy an evening of entertainment and fine dining while making a meaningful impact on the lives of our students. You can also become a sponsor at any level or make a donation.

Gala Coordinator

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