Adelphi in the news, Reaz Khan, Robert Goldberg, Bobby McFerrin, President Scott, PACT
|Reaz Khan ’13|
In an article in Newsday, Adelphi was mentioned as one of the few institutions on Long Island with higher than the national average graduation rates. Adelphi is committed to ensuring the success of students. Freshman enrollment and total undergraduate enrollment are at new highs. Graduation rates, one of the highest in our region, continue to rise.
Adelphi senior Reaz Khan ’13 was named a 2013 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. The award honors exceptional college students who have demonstrated their leadership and commitment to solving social issues. Students are nominated for the award by their college presidents.
Robert Goldberg, visiting associate professor of accounting, finance, and economics, shared his knowledge of corporate bonds in “The Evolving Bond Market,” an article published in CFO Magazine. According to Mr. Goldberg, companies are paying too much interest on their new issues. He is an advocate of pricing debt through an auction process.
Bobby McFerrin’s upcoming concert date at Adelphi was mentioned in USA Today. In “spirityouall,” McFerrin pays tribute to his father, blending contemporary and spiritual music. He will be performing at AUPAC on April 16.
An article by President Robert A. Scott, “Looking at College Funding Models in 50 Years’ Time,” was published in The Evolllution, an online magazine dedicated to higher education. President Scott discusses changes that will affect the future of higher education, such as greater centralization of authority, consolidation of institutions, the influence of technology, changing demographics and wealth of American families.
On March 27, News 12 Long Island covered the PACT Award Ceremony. Adelphi’s School of Social Work established PACT (Philanthropic Action in Challenging Times) thanks to a donation from James Riley, Jr. and the Riley Family Foundation. This year, PACT distributed $10,000 each to Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence’s BUDDY (Building Unique, Dynamic, Diverse Youth) Mentoring Program to support children of incarcerated parents, and the Herstory Project for their Hands Across the Community: Youth Writing for Justice initiative.
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