A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.
Faculty/Staff in the News
March 2, 2016 | Main Street
Associate Professor Rakesh Gupta on strengthening your credit score if you have a less than stellar employment history.
March 3, 2016 | Sacramento Bee
Adelphi Associate Professor Mark Grabowski writes about the need for tech literacy when selecting Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat.
March 4, 2016 | Nurse Leader
College of Nursing and Public Health Dean Patrick R. Coonan featured for his drive and commitment to health care and nursing leadership role. The publication covered his career path, future of the Adelphi College of Nursing and Public Health and take on essential skills needed for today’s nurse leader.
March 4, 2016 | South China Morning Post
Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on the Apple-FBI fight over iPhone encryption and privacy.
University in the News
March 1, 2016 | Long Island Exchange
The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program is offering the Living Healthy Workshop on April 6, 2016, which will be a free six-hour session for people with any type of ongoing, chronic health problem; it is also appropriate for caregivers.
March 1, 2016 | LongIsland.com
Adelphi will recognize John Collins and Winthrop-University Hospital, Marian Conway, Ph.D. and the New York Community Bank Foundation and Adelphi alumnus Vince Tizzio ’89 at its 16th Annual President’s Gala.
March 2, 2016 | Innovate LI
Adelphi is teaming up with Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano’s Tech Task Team, LISTnet and LaunchPad to host Pitch Island, a Shark Tank-style event where presenters pitch ideas to a panel of industry leaders and experts. The event is scheduled for April 30, 2016 at the AUPAC Concert Hall.
March 4, 2016 | The Garden City News
Adelphi University faculty, staff and students have made handcrafted ceramic bowls as part of the larger Empty Bowl Project to support The Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN).The goal of Adelphi’s participation in the Empty Bowls Project has been to raise awareness among Adelphi students that hunger is not only a third world problem, but a problem that exists in many local Long Island communities.
March 4, 2016 | CBS 2
Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have discovered a possible breakthrough in breast cancer. Survivor and Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline volunteer Jeannie Retura talks to CBS 2.
March 4, 2016 | Theater Mania
The American Theatre Wing has announced that the 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant recipients are César Alvarez (book, music and lyrics), Nikko Benson (music and lyrics), Carson Kreitzer (book and lyrics), and Sam Salmond (book, music, and lyrics). César Alvarez and Sam Salmond will be performing at AUPAC next season as part of the Larson Legacy Concert Series.
March 4, 2016 | Broadway World
The 2016 Jonathan Larson Grants recipients were announced. The Jonathan Larson Grants, given annually to honor emerging composers, lyricists and book writers, help to continue alumnus Jonathan Larson’s dream of infusing musical theatre with a contemporary, joyful, and urban vitality.
March 4, 2016 | American Theatre
The Jonathan Larson Grants are given annually to up-and-coming composers, lyricists, and book writers in honor of alumnus Jonathan Larson, composer of RENT.
Alumni in the News
February 29, 2016 | Hospital Newspaper
Monsignor Francis Caldwell, a social work alumnus, will be honored at The Friends of Mercy Medical Center’s 50th Annual Gentlemen’s St. Patrick’s Dinner. Caldwell completed his master’s degree in divinity from Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington and a master’s in social work from Adelphi University.
March 1, 2016 | New York Real Estate Journal
Alumna Susanne Pheffer has been promoted to executive vice president, chief technology officer/security officer at Empire National Bank. She earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and corporate finance and an master’s degree in corporate finance from Adelphi University.
March 1, 2016 | New York Daily News
Alumnus Chuck D Public Enemy’s ‘Fight the Power’ bookends Oscars during diversity controversy.
March 2, 2016 | Bucks County Courier Times
Alumna, former Bucks County Judge and current U.S. District Court Judge Cynthia Rufe will be honored next week with the 35th annual Bucks County Women’s History Month Award.
March 2, 2016 | Virtual-Strategy Magazine
The National Association of Professional Women honors alumna Stavroula Mamais-Lorino as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle.
March 4, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release
Alumnus William ‘Bill’ Kaler, vice president, treasurer and moderator of WeatherFun, has been named a Worldwide Branding Professional of the Year in Nonprofit Operations Management.
March 4, 2016 | Theater Jones
Alumna Cynthia Oliver on her dance career and performance at the South Dallas Cultural Center.
Athletics in the News
February 29, 2016 | Newsday
Featured is Adelphi men’s lacrosse win over LIU Post, 15-9, on Saturday, February 27, 2016.
University Arts in the News
February 29, 2016 | FiOS1 News
SingStrong NY at AUPAC feature will run on March 2, March 3, March 5 and March 6 at various times (about 15).
March 1, 2016 | Newsday
The American Theatre Wing 2015 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Max Vernon at AUPAC on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Larson graduated from Adelphi University and wrote his first musical with his mentor Jacques Burdick, Adelphi’s theater department head at the time.
March 1, 2016 | LongIsland.com
Associate Professor Jennifer Maloney’s exhibition How Are Things? which includes oil paintings and assemblages created during her sabbatical and explores the nature of hoarding, saving and procrastinating. The exhibit will run through April 17, 2016.
March 1, 2016 | LongIsland.com
Max Larson; a composer, lyricist, playwright and performer and the Allan Kelly Gang are listed in the March Family Fun Guide.
March 1, 2016 | The Creators Project
Adelphi University Looking Through: Photography, Race & Identity which captures racial realities through photography by Shikieth, Gareth Smit, and Stacey Tyrell is featured.
March 3, 2016 | Long Island Press
Sports writer and Adelphi University Adjunct Professor Brett Topel will be speaking and signing his new book When Shea Was Home: The Story of the 1975 Mets, Yankees, Giants and Jets.
March 4, 2016 | The Island Now
Proof, directed by Adelphi Professor Brian Rose and featuring theatre students runs through Sunday, March 6.
March 4, 2016 | New York Times
Screening of the Salzburg Festival’s Der Rosenkavalier; Student Recital; The Alan Kelly Gang; United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble; Proof; and Looking Through: Photography, Race and Identity all highlighted.
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