A digest of Adelphi University in the news.
Faculty/Staff in the News
December 29, 2016 ⎸Fast Company
Jonathan M. Jackson, director of the Center for Psychological Services and Practicum Training at the Derner School of Psychology, discusses the secrets on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions.
December 30, 2016 ⎸Newsday
Adjunct Professor Thomas W. Shinick, was interviewed about the recent minimum wage increases in New York City and Long Island and how it will affect the economy once it’s raised to $15.
January 3, 2017 ⎸EarthTouch News Network
Assistant Professor Michael D’Emic commented on a study by Dr. Greg Erickson of Florida State University, along with colleagues across North America, to determine how long it took for specific species of dinosaur eggs to hatch.
January 1, 2017 ⎸Reader’s Digest
Adjunct Professor Deborah Serani is featured in the Reader’s Digest article on how to stop being a “people pleaser” and how to start saying no.
January 3, 2017 ⎸BroadwayWorld.com
Assistant Professor John McDermott will be doing the scenic design for the Folger Theatre’s upcoming production of “As You Like It” running from January 24 through March 5, 2017.
January 4, 2017 ⎸WSHU (NPR affiliate station)
Clinical Professor and Senior Executive in Residence Michael Driscoll was interviewed by “All Things Considered” Host Bill Buchner to discuss the market and the impact of Trump’s election.
January 6, 2017 ⎸USA Today
Associate Professor Mark Grabowski is featured in the USA Today story on how Trump’s election has affected those with liberal viewpoints and the fear over status changes as a result.
December 24, 2016 ⎸Parsippany Focus
Former Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Adelphi, Edward J. Yaw, Ph.D., has been elected to serve on the Board of Trustees of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.
December 27, 2016 ⎸Garden City Patch
The 2011 Garden City Patch story “Gay Athlete Making Mark at Adelphi University” about former student athlete Kevin Rohle is one of Garden City’s most read stories of 2016.
December 28, 2016 ⎸Newsday
Adelphi psychology student, and former member of the women’s volleyball team, Blakely Murphy speaks about her experiences undergoing two different types of brain surgeries to remove benign brain tumors, serving as an unpaid public advocate for BrainPath, appearance on the television talk show “The Doctors” and keynoting two medical showcases in Washington, D.C.
January 3, 2017 ⎸Innovate LI
Adelphi’s recent partnership with Savvy Hires to create a hiring “pipeline” for autistic college graduates mentioned in Savvy Hires new collaboration with LaunchPad Long Island.
Alumni in the News
December 23, 2016 ⎸Romania-Insider.com
Alumnus Tal Lahav has been appointed CEO of New Kopel Group which specializes in operational leasing, fleet management and rent-a-car services. Lahav received a degree in business administration from Adelphi.
December 27, 2016 ⎸RGJ
Adelphi alumna, indie R&B singer and young adult author Tanille Edwards discusses her career and gives advice to aspiring indie artists.
December 29, 2016 ⎸PR Newswire
Adelphi alumna Anita Iskenderian is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Healthcare as a result of her role as an administrative assistant with Magellan Health, Inc.
December 29, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald
Adelphi alumna Susan Gruen Helsinger, who became a paralegal and earned her real estate license, has been named the Herald’s 2016 Person of the Year for founding the Jason F. Gruen Foundation, which ensures that as many young people as possible are tested for congenital heart defects.
December 29, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald
Adelphi alumna Sister Barbara Faber of Our Lady of Peace Church, who attended Adelphi at night to receive her master’s in social work, has been named the Lynbrook/East Rockaway Herald’s Person of the Year 2016.
December 29, 2016 ⎸The Garden City News
Adelphi alumna and Community Outreach Educator from Winthrop University Hospital Grace Rown hosted a “ Introduction to Tai Chi” at the Community Club of Garden City on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
January 3, 2017 ⎸TCPalm
The non-profit organization Helping People Succeed has hired Adelphi alumna Ann Mehling to handle its finances, budgets, strategic planning for funding and more. She received her degree in business administration.
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