A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Dear Google, Is There a Shrink for That?

February 8, 2016 | New York Times

Adelphi Professor Lawrence Josephs and alums Jocelyn Charnas and Michael Garfinkle discuss the shifting therapeutic landscape and psychotherapy trends.

Using the power of pottery in the fight against hunger

February 9, 2016 | Long Island Herald

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education Administrative Assistant Barbara Selva is featured for her work with the Empty Bowls Project, a worldwide program that raises money to combat hunger by selling ceramic bowls made by students, professors and community members.    

8 Traits of the Overly Aggressive Investor

February 11, 2016 | U.S. News & World Report

Michael J. Driscoll, clinical professor and senior executive in residence at Adelphi explains eight traits to watch out for of the overly aggressive investor.

The First Ladies of Education

February 12, 2016 | Long Island Business News

President Christine M. Riordan profiled in LIBN which covers her background and vision for Adelphi and future of Long Island education (Pages 1, 23 and 29).

Ones to Watch in Education

February 12, 2016 | Long Island Business News

Robert J. Shipley, assistant vice president of facilities recognized as Ones to Watch in Education on Page 29.

First Impressions

February 12, 2016 | Long Island Business News

Kristen E. Capezza, executive director of University Admissions on the PSATs and engaging with 10th graders and up on Page 24.

Making bowls at Adelphi to help the community

February 12, 2016 | The Island Now

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education Administrative Assistant Barbara Selva helps Adelphi combat hunger on Long Island with the Empty Bowls Project.

Carolina Ballet’s Shakespeare Festival Continues with Tempest Fantasy

February 12, 2016 | Ballet News

University Professor Paul Moravec’s Pulitzer Prize-winning score Tempest Fantasy inspires Carolina Ballet’s Shakespeare Festival

Scientific celebrity, competition, and knowledge creation: The case of stem cell research in South Korea

February 12, 2016 | Journal of Engineering and Technology Management

Assistant Professor Hyunsung D. Kang co-authored a piece focused on her research on the distinction between star scientists and scientific celebrities.

University in the News

Adelphi University fraternity brothers raising money and awareness to end hunger

February 8, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Adelphi University Kappa Sigma featured for its Super Hungerfest initiative aimed to raise awareness of hunger on Long Island by fasting for 24 hours and collecting food and money for Island Harvest.

A Look Behind Super Hungerfest: Christian Albano

February 8, 2016 | Her Campus Adelphi

A look behind Super Hungerfest with an interview with Adelphi Kappa Sigma President Christian Albano for Her Campus highlighting what Albano loves about the fundraiser and how they plan to help the hunger crisis.  

Adelphi University Institute for Parenting

February 8, 2016 | Center for New York City Affairs

Adelphi University Institute for Parenting’s child well-being model for children five-years-old or younger in foster care in a report funded by the Child Welfare Fund and the Ira W. DeCamp Foundation.

Abraham Clark ‘Leading Tones’ Win Big at SingStrong Competition

February 11, 2016 |

Abraham Clark High School’s acclaimed a cappella group, Leading Tones, earned first-place prizes in a number of categories at the SingStrong competition at AUPAC.

College Career Network Handshake Secures $10.5 Million in Series A Funding

February 11, 2016 | Long Island Business News

Adelphi University is a member of Handshake, the college career network built to transform the recruiting experience for college students, career centers and employers.

Free forum: Balancing Work and Cancer

February 11, 2016 | Garden City News

Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program offers “Balancing Work and Cancer” on March 16, 2016.

Alumni in the News

Mizuho Securities USA Hires Senior REITs Analyst

February 8, 2016 | CNN Money

Adelphi alumnus Haendel St. Juste has been appointed to managing director and senior equity research analyst at Mizuho Securities USA.

Leading by example

February 8, 2016 |

Adelphi alumna Gina Miranda-Diaz profiled. She is the director of the West New York Health Department and was recently nationally honored for her innovative approach to public health.

The Caregiver’s Survival Guide

February 8, 2016 | Canadian Free Press

Q&A with alumna Joan Swirsky and recipient of the Master’s Faculty Leadership Award from Adelphi University. She authored The Caregiver’s Survival Guide: How to Do the Right Thing for your Child, Spouse, Partner & Parents Without Getting Depressed, Giving Up or Going Insane!  

Dr. Patti Juliana Joins Liberation Programs as Chief Program Officer

February 9, 2016 | Greenwich Free Press

Adelphi social work alumna Patti Juliana joins Liberation Programs as chief program officer. She holds both a Master’s and a Doctoral Degree in Social Work from Adelphi.

Islip Terrace Resident Rob Karstens, RN, Named ‘Samaritan of the Month’ at Good Samaritan Hospital

February 9, 2016 | Long Island Exchange

Adelphi alumnus Rob Karstens, RN, named ‘Samaritan of the Month’ at Good Samaritan Hospital. He started as a volunteer EMT with his local fire department and later became a registered nurse in 2011.

LICADD Elects Barbara Posillico, Founder of the Life Center Counseling & Health Services in Huntington, to the Board of Directors

February 11, 2016 | Long Island Exchange

LICADD elects alumna Barbara Posillico, founder of the Life Center Counseling & Health Services in Huntington, to the Board of Directors. She has experience working with people who struggle with anxiety, depression, school based issues, couples and the LGBT community.

New TruBlue Business Offers Complete Home Care in Huntington Area

February 12, 2016 | Huntington Patch

Alumnus Jersen Louis-Jean and his wife launched TruBlue Total House Care in Huntington.

Athletics in the News

Adelphi, LIU Post lead area Division II, III women’s lacrosse

February 11, 2016 | Newsday

Adelphi women’s lacrosse team highlighted in lacrosse preview. Goalie Taylor Hayes and Head Coach Pat McCabe interviewed by Newsday about the upcoming season and team.

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