A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Getting $5G more pay at age 25 can add $600K over career

July 26, 2016 | Newsday

Executive Director of the Center for Career and Professional Development Thomas J. Ward, Jr. offers advice on negotiating your salary effectively.  

It’s An Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

July 26, 2016 | Huffington Post

Sally Swanson was moved by Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore’s autism presentation at the 32nd Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity in Honolulu and covered how he made her more aware of what it means to have autism.  


The Ropes That Bind

July 26, 2016 | The Ropes That Bind

Adjunct Tracy Stopler has published The Ropes That Bind which focuses on child sexual abuse and the aftermath of one survivor. She is also the Enough Abuse Campaign Coordinator at The Safe Center.


University in the News

5 Ways to Prepare to Attend an Out-of-State College

July 26, 2016 | U.S. News & World Report

Student Samantha Shay shares what it is like adjusting to college as an out-of-state student in the article that also covers tips for incoming students who are living on their own for the first time.



July 26, 2016 | Lendedu

Adelphi University has been ranked as one of the Best College for Awarding Creative Arts Scholarship Money with a total of $684,265.00 going towards the arts.


Green Power Partnership Top Partner Rankings

July 26, 2016 | EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership released its Top Partner Rankings, which notes Adelphi’s green power usage to help reduce environmental impacts.


Colleges of Distinction

July 26, 2016 | Colleges of Distinction

Since 2010, Adelphi University has earned national recognition as a College of Distinction.

DJ Khaled Shows Fan With Disability Major Love, Gives Him “We the Best” Chain

July 28, 2016 | Yahoo! Music

Incoming student Christopher Alvarez, who has thanatophoric dysplasia, met Complex cover star DJ Khaled and was gifted a “We the Best” chain from the star.


Top 50 nursing schools in the Mid-Atlantic

July 28, 2016 | Nursing Schools Almanac

Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health has been ranked in the Top 50 nursing schools in the Mid-Atlantic.

Igniting the passion and pursuit of STEM and healthcare careers

July 29, 2016 | News12 Long Island

Top high school students completed a week-long Science/Medical Pre-College Program sponsored by Adelphi University and Winthrop-University Hospital. Students learned how to suture and saw bones.

Alumni in the News

In wake of scandal, UNC hires director to oversee ethics

July 26, 2016 | The News & Observer

UNC-Chapel Hill has hired Adelphi alumna Kim Strom-Gottfried as the director of ethics education and policy management starting on August 1. She received a master’s degree in social work from Adelphi University.

Muslim woman: America is ‘about acceptance’

July 28, 2016 | Washington Post

Adelphi alumna and an American Muslim Debbie Almontaser spoke at the Democratic National Convention about her job as a teacher and promoting diversity, not fear. She is the founding principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy which fosters multicultural education and embraces diversity.


Film, Photography, and Animation Production Experts James Godman and Jim Mosca of Godman Productions to Speak at Drexel University

July 28, 2016 | PRWeb

Alumnus Jim Mosca, co-founder of Godman Productions Inc. spoke to students at Drexel University on the state of animation and film production and more.

Dillon McNamara earns ninth save with Tampa Yankees

July 29, 2016 |

New York Yankees farmhand and Adelphi alumnus Dillon McNamara is riding a hot streak at the back end of the Tampa Yankees’ bullpen. The 6-foot-5 right-hander earned his ninth Florida State League save Wednesday night, working two scoreless innings while allowing one hit.


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