A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.
Faculty/Staff in the News
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 29, 2016 | NurseZone.com
Associate Dean for Operations Elaine Smith on short-term career goals and long-term career goals for nurses.
University in the News
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.
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
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.
January 25, 2016 | StreetInsider.com
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
January 27, 2016 | LongIsland.com
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.
January 27, 2016 | LongIsland.com
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.
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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