A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Learning without borders

December 14, 2015 | Long Island Business News

Lauren Mounty, vice president for enrollment management and student success speaks about the partnership with Shorelight Education which focuses on recruiting and attracting more international students.

How To Invest Your Money In 2016: Top 10 Fund Buys From 10 Pros

December 15, 2015 | Forbes

Adelphi’s Clinical Professor and Senior Executive in Residence Michael J. Driscoll on how to invest your money and the stock market in 2016.

Muslim Parents on How They Talk to Their Children About Hatred and Extremism

December 16, 2015 | New York Times

Adelphi’s General Studies Academic Tutor Sarah Eltabib speaks about how Muslim parents talk to their children about hatred and extremism. She explains how she gives her child a more worldly view and exposes her to different types of literature.

Preparing for the future

December 16, 2015 | Long Island Herald

Teacher’s training for the Annual Adelphi LEGO Robotics Competition is highlighted in the article. Twenty teachers and advisors from eight local area schools took part in a six-hour hands-on seminar at Adelphi on December 4 to learn the intricacies of LEGO robotic design.

ProfNet Experts Available on Presidential Election, COP21, More

December 16, 2015 | PR Newswire

Adelphi’s Assistant Professor Michael D’Emic speaks about a new paper on the origin of dinosaurs that shows that the early dinosaurs were ecologically similar to both their ancestors and close relatives that lived just before and alongside them.

Homework for the Holidays: Gratitude Lessons

December 18, 2015 | HealthZette

Associate Professor in Sociology and Criminal Justice, Jessie Klein, speaks about the importance of gratitude during the holiday season and how being grateful can lead to a healthier outlook, mentally and physically, on life.

University in the News

Young Muslim Women Weigh In On The Hijabi Character In ‘Quantico’

December 14, 2015 | National Public Radio

Many Muslim women such as Adelphi student Gabrielle Deonath speaks about wearing the hijab and expressing themselves and their beliefs in relation to the show Quantico which portrays well rounded, strong female Muslim characters.

Cliff Brantley Jr. hoping his two dreams (pro baseball, lawyer) come true

December 15, 2015 | Staten Island Advance

Adelphi’s Cliff Brantley, Jr. speaks about taking classes while simultaneously playing in the minor leagues. He is currently studying law at Adelphi and is planning on graduating in Fall 2016.

Adelphi Hosted its First Annual Gold-AACN White Coat Ceremony for Nurses

December 18, 2015 | News LI

On Friday, October 23, 2015, nearly 90 Adelphi University nursing students stood on the stage of the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom of the Ruth S. Harley University Center to receive their own white coat as part of Adelphi’s First Annual Gold-AACN White Coat Ceremony.

Athletics in the News

Satnam has made the dream of playing NBA tangible for Indians: Briann January

December 14, 2015 | The Asian Age

Briann January, who volunteered as an assistant coach for Adelphi’s women’s basketball team, is now a member of the Indiana Fever in the Women’s National Basketball Association. She grew up playing basketball with her friends and discovered her passion for the game early on.

Path to repeat starts on the road for Adelphi Lacrosse

December 18, 2015 | The Island Now

The defending NE-10 champion, the Adelphi University men’s lacrosse team will host their first 2016 home game in mid-march.

University Arts in the News

Things to Do on Long Island, Dec. 19 to 27

December 18, 2015 | The New York Times

Staged reading of “A Christmas Carol” is highlighted in Things to Do on Long Island. The performance will take place in Adelphi’s Olmsted Theatre on December 20 at 2:00 p.m.

Radio-style reading of ‘A Christmas Carol’

December 18, 2015 | The Island Now

AUPAC will present a live reading of Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol,” December 20, at 2:00 p.m. This popular adaptation is dramatized by Barbara Field and directed by Brian Rose will feature Department of Theater students.

What’s happening on Long Island this weekend

December 18, 2015 | Long Island Herald

Vocalist Trevor McQueen’s appearance at AUPAC highlighted in What’s happening on Long Island this weekend. McQueen, accompanied by a four-piece band, celebrates the best of the Rat Pack, Friday, December 18, 7:30 p.m. Program salutes Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr.


December 20, 2015 | Newsday

Staged reading of “A Christmas Carol” is highlighted in the community calendar.

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