A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Rob Lowe plays doomed priest in ‘You, Me and the Apocalypse’

January 25, 2016 | Newsday

Over the last few years, many TV sitcoms turn to the apocalypse for laughs. College of Arts and Sciences Dean Sam L Grogg explains our fascination with the end of the world and why it makes for great comedy in light of the premiere of “You, Me and the Apocalypse” on NBC.

Who is Harvesting Your Farm-to-Table Produce?

January 25, 2016 | WNYC

Have you ever wondered how farm-to-table food actually works? Associate Professor Margaret Gray was interviewed on the Leonard Lopate show about how the movement affects the lives of farm workers.

When will the next mass extinction occur? – Borths, D’Emic, and Pritchard

January 25, 2016 | TED-Ed

Assistant Professor Michael D. D’Emic got together with TED-Ed to discuss a very important question: When will the next mass extinction occur?

Comedian Kelley Lynn’s “McFallen” Video Illustrates Why We Need To Protect Comedy Rights Online

January 26, 2016 | Bustle

A teachable moment: Vine with Adelphi alumna and Adjunct Kelley Lynn goes viral without her consent and shows the importance of why we need to protect comedy rights online.   

Play It Again And Again, Sam

January 27, 2016 | Minnesota Public Radio

Professor Robert Bornstein explains the power of the repeated exposure effect that is usually found in music and why it works in political ads.

The Art of Donald Trump: What The Apprentice Tells Us About the Candidate

January 27, 2016 | WNYC

Adjunct Sal Fallica speaks about Donald Trump’s success and understanding of the media in regards to how the media works from the inside and his persona.

Growing role for strength and training coaches

January 28, 2016 | Long Island Report

Keith Ferrara, Adelphi University’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach speaks about the growing role for strength and training coaches and hows there’s always something new to learn from the people at the top.

Raymond F. Church Service to Youth Baseball Awards Dinner

January 28, 2016 | Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance

Head Baseball Coach Dominic Scala will be honored at the Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance’s 11th Annual Raymond F. Church Service to Youth Baseball Awards Dinner on January 28, 2016.

Eight Resolutions for Your Nursing Career

January 29, 2016 |

Associate Dean for Operations Elaine Smith on short-term career goals and long-term career goals for nurses.

University in the News

High School Names Leadership Program Representative

January 25, 2016 | River Journal

Briarcliff High School student Lauren Tannenbaum was selected to be the district’s representative at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program this coming June 10-12, at Adelphi University.

The Least Expensive Private Colleges

January 28, 2016 | StartClass

Using data by the U.S. Department of Education, StartClass has recognized Adelphi among the 25 private universities with the lowest tuition for full-time students with at least 5,000 undergraduate students and a Smart Rating of 80 or higher.

Alumni in the News

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Names New Chief Nursing Officer

January 25, 2016 | The Bergen Dispatch

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has named alumna Mary Ann Donohue-Ryan as its new chief nursing officer. Dr. Donohue-Ryan is a former president of the New Jersey State Nurses Association and has consulted nationally and internationally for the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program. She received her doctorate in nursing from Adelphi University.

Form 8-K Altegris Winton Futures For: Jan 20

January 25, 2016 |

Alumnus Kenneth Ives McGuire to serve as president and COO of Altegris, a provider of premier alternative investment strategies. McGuire has served as the managing director of product management for single manager hedge funds at BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services.

Robert Half Legal Announces Chicago North Expansion

January 27, 2016 | PRNewswire

Alumna Daisy Chase has joined Robert Half Legal as a recruiter. Chase has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Adelphi and has a certification in Professional Human Resources.

Meet the new co-host of AMHQ Weekend

January 28, 2016 | The Weather Channel

Alumna Kelly Cass is the new co-host of AMHQ Weekend which airs Saturday and Sunday from 5:00 to 9:00 a.m. ET on The Weather Channel. She talks about her passion for weather, on camera moments and her upbringing in New York.

Athletics in the News

Swim Team

January 26, 2016 | News12 Long Island

The Adelphi swim team taking advantage of the recent snow storm by diving into the snow was featured on New 12 Long Island.

Swim Team

January 26, 2016 | FiOS1 News

The Adelphi swim team has some fun by diving into snow featured on FiOS1 News.

Adelphi teams excel on, off field during fall semester

January 29, 2016 | The Island Now

In addition to success on the field this past fall semester, Adelphi University also excelled inside the classroom as all 23 athletic programs achieved higher than 3.0 grade point averages.

University Arts in the News

SingStrong New York

January 25, 2016 | Long Island Herald

SingStrong New York, international a cappella festival at Adelphi featured in Stepping Out column, What’s on This Weekend.

Looking Through: Photography, Race & Identity at Adelphi University

January 26, 2016 | City Guide

Looking Through: Photography, Race & Identity at Adelphi University runs through Sunday, March 6. The exhibit showcases the work from three contemporary photographers whose images consider ideas of race and representation.

The Doo Wop Project to Perform at Adelphi University on February 21

January 27, 2016 |

The Doo Wop Project to perform and put a new spin on some of the greatest music in American pop and rock history at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center on February 21.

Adelphi University Presents Looking Through: Photography, Race & Identity

January 27, 2016 |

Adelphi University presents Looking Through: Photography, Race & Identity featuring photographers Shikeith, Gareth Smit and Stacey Tyrell showcasing images that explore the ideas of race and representation.

Things to Do on Long Island, Jan. 30 Through Feb. 7

January 29, 2016 | New York Times

Adelphi University will be screening the film “A Raisin in the Sun” on February 2 for free at the Performing Arts Center.

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