A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Experts claim school violence is down in Delaware, despite fatal attack

April 25, 2016 | WDEL 101.7FM

Associate Professor Jessica Klein on bullying and violence in schools in regards to gender across the country in light of the fatal assault of a Howard High School student.

Push Pause

April 25, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Coordinator of Special Projects Kathleen Watchorn and students will be on Push Pause for the Adelphi Votes education and registration effort: April 25: 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.; April 26: 7:30 p.m.; April 29: 9:30 p.m.; April 30: 9:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m.; May 1: 3:30 p.m.

A Rich and Fulfilling Fulbright Experience in Taiwan, China and Hong Kong

April 25, 2016 | Research and Reflections

Associate Professor Monica Yang on her Fulbright Senior Scholar experience in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China where she experienced growth in her research and cultural experiences.  

Job & Internship Expo

April 25, 2016 | News12 Long Island

Thomas J. Ward, Jr., executive director of the Center for Career Development and students Kristen Sylvan and Andrew Ryan speak about the Annual Job & Internship Expo at Adelphi University.

Job & Internship Expo

April 25, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Thomas J. Ward, Jr., executive director of the Center for Career Development and students Andrew Ryan and Olivia Balog speak about the Annual Job & Internship Expo at Adelphi University.

Superhearing And Fast Growth … Scientists Learn Why Sauropods Ruled

April 28, 2016 | NPR

Assistant Professor Michael D’Emic talked about his latest research which sheds light on dinosaurs’ early lives after the discovery of a fossilized skull from a new species of sauropd.

Farm Workers Are Taking On Poor Pay And Conditions — And Winning

April 28, 2016 | Huffington Post

Associate Professor Margaret Gray discussed the challenges of U.S. farmers and improving wages and working conditions after tomato pickers in Florida were put on a better pay and conditions model that is spreading across the country.

Three inducted into S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering

April 28, 2016 | Missouri S&T

Associate Professor Sean J. Bentley was inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineers which is composed of alumni and other electrical and computer engineers who have made outstanding contributions to their profession.

2… 4… 6… 8 How Do We Appreciate?

April 28, 2016 | Huffington Post

Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore mentioned by the author about how society needs to move away from awareness to just accepting and appreciating individuals on the autism spectrum every day.

Commencement at Adelphi

April 25, 2016 | News12 Long Island

Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Special Assistant to the President Mary Aldridge and the Commencement Committee on preparation for the ceremony.

Phone hackers for hire: A peek into the discreet, lucrative business tapped by the FBI

April 29, 2016 |

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski points out that phone-cracking services have always been available on the Deep Web as he talks about the Apple-FBI security debate.

Opinion: A digital footprint lasts forever and ever

April 29, 2016 |

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on how digital privacy laws lag behind the times and needs an overhaul.

University in the News

Commencement Speakers Announced: Adelphi, Bay Path, Blackburn, Eastern Mennonite, Georgia Southern, Jacksonville U, Northern Virginia CC, Regent, Susquehanna, Touro, U of Maine at Farmington, U of San Diego, Virginia Wesleyan

April 25, 2016 | Inside Higher Ed

Adelphi University Commencement speakers are Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund and activist for the rights of children; and Jacqueline Woodson, alumna and author of Miracle’s Boys and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Top 25 Game Design Schools and Colleges on the East Coast – 2016 Rankings

April 28, 2016 | Animation Career Review

Adelphi has been ranked as one of the Top 25 Game Design Schools and Colleges on the East Coast offering a B.S. in computer science or computer and management information systems, both programs offering a concentration in game development.

Best Online Schools in New York for 2015-2016

April 28, 2016 | Accredited Schools Online

Adelphi has been recognized for its online learning options as one of the Best Online Colleges in New York.

Acclaimed Psychoanalyst, Björn Salomonsson to Deliver the Lindemann Lecture in Human Development at Adelphi University on May 14, 2016

April 28, 2016 |

Acclaimed Psychoanalyst, Björn Salomonsson to Deliver the Lindemann Lecture in Human Development about “The Internal World as Seen in Psychoanalytic Therapies with Mothers and Infants and with ADHD Children” at Adelphi University on May 14, 2016.

Barnes & Noble Founder & Chairman Leonard Riggio Announces Retirement

April 28, 2016 | Business Wire

Barnes & Noble Founder & Chairman, Leonard Riggio ’12 (Hon.), announced that he will retire as Chairman of the Company. Riggio has received honorary doctorate degrees from Baruch College of the City University of New York, Bentley College, Adelphi University, Tusculum College and Long Island University.

Jay Itzkowitz, MD, FACEP, Named Associate Chief Medical Officer of Good Samaritan Hospital

April 28, 2016 | Hospital Newspaper

M.B.A. student Jay Itzkowitz, MD, FACEP, has been named associate chief medical officer of Good Samaritan Hospital. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and has Certification for Medical Response to Disaster/Bioterrorism.

Northport cancer survivor fights for other patients

April 29, 2016 | Times Huntington & Northports

Adelphi student Alexis Attardi, a cancer survivor, works with Love Your Melon, a nonprofit started by college students in 2012 that raises money for cancer research by selling hats. For each hat sold, one is also given to a child cancer patient.

Tech Startup Companies Invited to Pitch, Saturday Afternoon at Adelphi

April 29, 2016 |

Long Island’s Best Startups Pitch Their Next Big Idea at “Pitch Island” at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Alumni in the News

People on the Move, April 24, 2016

April 25, 2016 |

Alumna Donna Sloane, a certified registered nurse practitioner, has joined the Physicians Family Health Center in Honesdale, PA. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Adelphi University.  

Nancy Morgan Fabric Artist

April 28, 2016 |

Alumna and fabric artist Nancy Morgan is exhibiting her textured scenes of coastal life at the Seacoast Artist Association Gallery Shop in Exeter through May 31, 2016. Morgan studied dance and spent many hours fabricating costumes at Adelphi.

Portsmouth Abbey Lacrosse Coach Al Brown Earns 400th Win

April 29, 2016 | LaxPower

Alumnus and Portsmouth Abbey head boys’ varsity lacrosse coach Al Brown recently notched his 400th career win

Skilled Nurse Joy Geulah Sorscher, RN, BSN to Be Published in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

April 29, 2016 | Before It’s News

With an upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare, Joy Geulah Sorscher, RN, BSN, joins the prestigious ranks of the International Nurses Association. Joy is currently serving patients at New York Yeshiva Gedolah Imrei Yosef D’Spinka in New York, where she trains new nurses. She is also a self-employed Private Duty Nurse in Brooklyn, New York.

Athletics in the News

Adelphi’s Cannavera Named NE-10 Player of the Year

April 28, 2016 | li tennis magazine

Adelphi sophomore Matteo Cannavera won the Northeast-10 Player of the Year for the second straight year. Last season Cannavera won both the Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year honors in his freshman campaign.

Hughesville’s Clark starring on and off court in college

April 29, 2016 |

Adelphi junior Sierra Clark featured for her accomplishments on and off the basketball court. Clark studies journalism and last semester published stories in the Worcester Telegram-Gazette, a 71,000-circulation daily newspaper near Boston, and the Webster Times, a small weekly newspaper in Massachusetts. She was named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference team and was a Second Team All-Met Division II selection.

University Arts in the News

Experience The Me Nobody Knows at Adelphi University Starting on May 12

April 28, 2016 | Long

Adelphi theatre students to perform the OBIE award-winning and Tony-nominated musical production The Me Nobody Knows, about the ambitions and worries of a multi-racial cast of young people, from Thursday, May 12 through Sunday, May 15, 2016 in the Black Box Theatre at the AUPAC.

Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Melissa Manchester to Perform at Adelphi University

April 29, 2016 | Long Island Exchange

In her first Long Island performance since the release of her new album You Gotta Love the Life, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester will take us on a musical journey celebrating 40 years of making music. The concert is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall at AUPAC.

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