A digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Whose Hindu Sect Became Largest in U.S., Dies at 94

August 29, 2016 ⎸New York Times

Associate Professor Hanna Kim on the Hindu leader Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s passing.


The Dark Side of Local

August 29, 2016 ⎸Jacobin

Associate Professor Margaret Gray writes about the dangerous conditions for farmworkers.


Sound Bites: Tha Flower Factory / Young Farmers / Dr. Margaret Gray

August 29, 2016 ⎸The Marc Steiner Show

Associate Professor Margaret Gray on exposing the dark realities of working conditions on local farms.


Success in a Marriage Means More Than Just Being Faithful!

August 29, 2016 ⎸Psych Central

Adjunct Professor Suzanne B. Phillips, Psy.D., ABPP on the keys to maintaining a loving and successful marriage.


Keeping dancers on their toes

August 29, 2016 ⎸Cambridge Times

Associate Professor and Dance Department Chair Frank Augustyn on his professional dancing career and teaching.


‘Dreamland’ author speaks in Peoria of need for greater awareness about national heroin problem

August 29, 2016 ⎸Pekin Daily Times

Professor Philip Alcabes discusses the pain prescription problem and the national heroin problem in the United States.

Long Beach paying it forward

August 30, 2016 ⎸Long Beach Herald

Meghan McPherson, assistant director of the Center for Health Innovation and adjunct faculty member for the Emergency Management Graduate Programs, talks about helping the flood victims in Louisiana and the impact the flood has had on the community.


9/11 Memorial & Museum to mark 15th anniversary of attacks with new art exhibit

September 2, 2016 ⎸amNewYork

Associate Professor Christopher Saucedo, who lost lost his brother, a firefighter with the FDNY Ladder Company 5, talks about his artwork included in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

To fix America’s child care, let’s look at the past

September 2, 2016 ⎸The Conversation

Professor Elizabeth Palley talks about how to create universal child care and the history of child care in the United States in her latest article. The piece also ran in SFGate and Houston Chronicle, among others.  


Words of wisdom for the college-bound

September 2, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Words of wisdom for college-bound students by President Christine M. Riordan and Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Sam L Grogg.


Long Island Business News

September 2, 2016 ⎸Long Island Business News

Adelphi University Institute for Parenting Director Marcy Safyer recognized in LIBN Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services on page 32C in the August 19-25, 2016 edition.

A closer look at Lochte… as victim

August 29, 2016 ⎸ctpost⎸

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on why Brazil’s handling of Ryan Lochte should worry you. His piece also appeared in the Providence Journal, Augusta Free Press, and The Island Now, among others.

University News

Adelphi University welcomes class of 2020, its largest group of freshman in 120 years

August 29, 2016 ⎸FiOS1 News

Adelphi University welcomes class of 2020, its largest group of freshman in 120 years at Matriculation. Physics major Kelvin Nayotl and biology major Amanda Rubanow spoke about the close knit community at Adelphi.


News12 Long Island

August 29, 2016 ⎸News 12 Long Island

At Matriculation, nursing major Nicole Geary and communications major Kyle Carpenter were interviewed about starting college.

August 29, 2016

Adelphi has been named a Top-20 School for education master’s degrees.


THIS IS COLLEGE!? I’m a mess but I’m thankful

August 29, 2016 ⎸Times Union

Jessica Winans on how she values the help she has received from Adelphi and the college experience.


Woman’s Club Of GN Awarded Scholarships

September 2, 2016 ⎸Great neck Record

The Woman’s Club of Great Neck presented incoming Adelphi student Julia Rietbroek a $1,000 college scholarship for her academic excellence, extracurricular activities and community service.

Replace That Air Guitar With The Real Thing, Thanks To 6 Local Music Teachers

September 2, 2016 ⎸Ditmas Park Corner

Each year in June, Kathryn Brickell Music sponsors a recital at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center.


Socially Speaking

September 2, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Adelphi’s classes and cultural events are mentioned in the Socially Speaking column in the Garden City News.

Alumni in the News

East Meadow man excels at Catholic Health Services

August 29, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Catholic Health Services appointed alumn Sam-Young Chwe, CPA as vice president of finance and corporate controller.

DEATHS Pietro ‘Pete’ Badia: 1930-2016

August 29, 2016 ⎸The Blade

Pietro “Pete” Badia, 86, a retired psychology professor and alum at Bowling Green State University passed away.


Grace Sanders, newspaper co-founder and Mineola fixture, dies at 90

August 29, 2016 ⎸The Island Now

Alumna Grace Sanders, newspaper co-founder and Mineola fixture, has passed away at 90.



August 29, 2016 ⎸Blackbird

Alumna Una Joyce Williams has been included in Marquis Who’s Who for her career in social work.


How Visionary Music Group Became An Independent Record Label With Major Appeal

August 29, 2016 ⎸Forbes

Alumnus Chris Zarou talks about the music business and being president of Visionary Music Group.


Sister Rosemary Gillen dead at 94; was longtime LI educator

August 29, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Alumna Sister Rosemary Gillen, of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, has passed away.


12 best new books to read this fall

August 30, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Alice Hoffman’s new book Faithful tells the story of a Long Island teen and her best friend who get into a car accident on Route 110 to be released on November 1, 2016. It made the list of 12 best new books to read this fall.


Lisa R. Bevilacqua, DO, Recognized by Worldwide Branding for Excellence in Health Care

August 30, 2016 ⎸24-7 press release

Lisa R. Bevilacqua, DO, who earned a bachelor of science at Adelphi University, has been recognized by Worldwide Branding for Excellence in Health Care.

COLLEGE BEAT: Wallingford’s Soriano earns SCSU soccer captaincy

September 2, 2016 ⎸

Southern Connecticut State University men’s soccer team coach, Tom Lang, is an Adelphi alumnus who has played professionally with teams such as the New York Cosmos.

University Arts in the News

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center announces season lineup

August 29, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) announces 2016 to 2017 season lineup.


Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Announces Its 2016-2017 Season Lineup

August 29, 2016 ⎸

The entertainment lineup for the ninth season for the AUPAC will feature some of the greatest entertainers from the worlds of dance, music and theater as well as a variety of productions by talented students.


Garden City: Chiara String Quartet

August 29, 2016 ⎸Evensi

Chiara String Quartet Returns to Adelphi University on October 28, 2016.

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