A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News


Adelphi adds neuroscience, supply-chain degrees

January 12, 2016 | InnovateLI

Dean Rajib N. Sanyal on the new M.S. in Supply Chain Management and Dean Jacques P. Barber on the new B.S. in Neuroscience.

20 Influential African Women Entrepreneurs & Leaders in America to Watch in 2016

January 12, 2016 | OSG

Adjunct professor and global affairs expert Yetunde Odugbesan-Omede recognized as one of 20 Influential African Women Entrepreneurs & Leaders in America to Watch in 2016.


January 12, 2016 | Newsday

Adelphi University President Christine M. Riordan has been named a Woman of Distinction by Family & Children’s Association.

Cat Cup Challenge: Purrrfect for Student Involvement

January 14, 2016 | Campus Rec Magazine

Samantha Tabak, graduate assistant for programming and promotions in Campus Recreation talks about the Cat Cup Challenge.

170 Prominent Economists Back Bernie Sanders’ Plan to Rein in Wall Street

January 15, 2016 | U.S. Uncut

Professor Mariano Torras briefly mentioned for endorsing Bernie Sanders’ proposal to break up big banks and bring justice to Wall Street.

University in the News

Minority teen summit at Adelphi University offers college tips

January 11, 2016 | Newsday

About 170 high school students and parents attended the Nassau County Chapter of the Jack & Jill of America, Inc. Teen Summit “Courage to Conquer” on Saturday, January 9, 2016. A panel of minority students gave helpful advice about the college admissions process.

High school students gather in Garden City to find the ‘Courage to Conquer’

January 11, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Khalilah Harris, deputy director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Madeline Singas, Nassau County District Attorney spoke at Adelphi about college access.

Defining, sharing and achieving excellent management practices

January 11, 2016 | New York Nonprofit Media

Adelphi served on the awards selection committee for the New York Community Trust’s 2015 Nonprofit Excellence Awards Best Practices Workshop and Awards Presentation.

Adelphi University Launches Master’s Program in Supply Chain Management

January 12, 2016 |

Adelphi University launches master’s program in supply chain management.

Association for Mental Health and Wellness announces new staffing

January 12, 2016 | Long Island Business News

The Association for Mental Health and Wellness names Anne Marie Montijo as the deputy director for strategic initiatives. She previously served as director of field education for the School of Social Work.

New Programs

January 14, 2016 | BizEd Magazine

Adelphi University Robert B. Willumstad School of Business leads the list with new programs. The School launched the new M.S. in Supply Chain Management.

Adelphi University Launches New Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

January 14, 2016 | Long

Adelphi University launches new Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.

John Hope Franklin Distinguished Lecture to Be Delivered By William Jelani Cobb, Ph.D.

January 14, 2016 | Long

John Hope Franklin Distinguished Lecture to be Delivered by William Jelani Cobb, Ph.D.

Stanley Apfelbaum and Coin Telemarketing’s Wild West Era

January 14, 2016 | CoinWeek

Stanley Apfelbaum noted for creating the Institute of Numismatic & Philatelic Studies at Adelphi University in 1978.

Giving life to her dad

January 15, 2016 | Franklin Square Herald

Adelphi student Jenna Monteleone donated a kidney to her ailing father, Andrew, in September and the operation was successful. She received the Gift of Life award at the January 7 Carey Dad’s Club meeting. The award is given out in conjunction with the state organ donation organization, Live on New York.

John King to Deliver the William E. Simon Lecture at Adelphi University on February 24

January 15, 2016 |

Adelphi University is proud to announce that John King, CNN’s chief national correspondent and the former anchor of John King, USA, will deliver the William E. Simon Lecture in American Civilization and Values lecture on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.

Alumni in the News

Remembering Frances Cress Welsing, Natalie Cole, Jocelyn Cooper, and Billie Allen-Henderson

January 11, 2016 | afro

Passing of alumna Jocelyn Cooper, community activist and major player in Brooklyn’s politics for decades.

Moving up in the world of public works

January 14, 2016 | Long  Island Herald

Alumnus Ralph Pugliese has been elected the new chairman of the Long Island Water Conference.


January 14, 2016 |

Alumna Laura Spearman is the author of Miss Multy Tasck, a book based on her personal experience.

FlightSafety Promotes Alan Murray to Assistant Manager of the Atlanta Learning Center

January 15, 2016 |

FlightSafety International announces that Alan Murray has been promoted to assistant manager of the company’s Learning Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Athletics in the News

Shane Gatling scores 23 as Baldwin beats Deer Park

January 11, 2016 | Newsday

Adelphi University was the location for the first Tip of the Hat Hoops Classic.

Tom Rotanz will head new men’s lax program at St. Joseph’s College

January 11, 2016 | Newsday

Alumnus Tom Rotanz will head new men’s lacrosse program at St. Joseph’s College.

Glen Cove Students Get Inspired at College Athletics Workshop

January 15, 2016 | Glen Cove Patch

The Glen Cove High School Athletic Department hosted a College-Bound Student-Athlete Workshop on January 6 for students in 7th-12th grades who are interested in playing a sport at the collegiate level. Head Softball Coach Bree Nasti from Adelphi University co-led the discussion.

University Arts in the News

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events January 14 – 20

January 14, 2016 | Long Island Press

Philip Edward Fisher concert featured among the Long Island concerts and events to attend.

World-famous pianist to perform at Adelphi

January 14, 2016 | The Island Now

World-renowned concert pianist Philip Edward Fisher returns to the Westermann Stage of the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center’s Concert Hall on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 4:00 p.m.

Dreams really do come true

January 15, 2016 | Long Island Herald

Philip Edward Fisher on the AUPAC stage is featured in the entertainment Stepping Out section.


January 15, 2016 | Newsday

Philip Edward Fisher concert on page B29.

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