A digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

A Rising Number of Muslims Suffer From PTSD (Post-Trump Stress Disorder)

August 11, 2016 | Observer Politics

Associate Professor Wahiba Abu-Ras is studying the mental health of American Muslims and finds that Muslim’s are suffering from trauma because of Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric.


Long Island hires and promotions: PR Professionals of LI

August 11, 2016 | Newsday

Kali Chan, Adelphi director of media relations, re-elected to a second term as president of Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI).    


How Crumbling Communities Heal

August 11, 2016 | Lifezette

Associate Professor Jessie Klein talks about her work and finding the Creating Compassionate Communities (CCC) program at Adelphi with the Center for Health and Innovation (CHI).


6 Ways to Make Your Tech Gear Green

August 11, 2016 | Long Island Pulse

Kerry Nicollet, manager of project management and administration on Adelphi’s eRecycling Day and other green IT tips.


‘One Voice Orlando’ benefit aims to help city

August 11, 2016 | Orlando Sentinel

Adelphi University Professor Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell, have collaborated on “Light Shall Lift Us,” a choral work that will debut at the event, One Voice Orlando: A Celebration in Song, to be performed on September 11 at downtown’s Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

The latest version of OriginPro—a review

August 11, 2016 | Physics Today

Associate Professor Sean Bentley tries out OriginPro, the popular data analysis and plotting software for the first time.


PRPLI Announces New Board Of Directors

August 11, 2016 | Levittown Tribune

Kali Chan, president of PRPLI, officially announced the board appointments during the organization’s annual membership dinner.



August 11, 2016 | Opera Orlando

“Light Shall Lift Us,” by University Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec will debut at One Voice Orlando performed at the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.


University in the News

Spotlight: 10 Colleges with Programs for ASD Students

August 11, 2016 | Friendship Circle

Adelphi is featured among 10 schools that support students with autism spectrum disorder, the Bridges to Adelphi program is highlighted.


Sen. Hannon to host job fair at Adelphi

August 11, 2016 | Garden City News

Senator Kemp Hannon will host a job fair at Adelphi University on August 18, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. to bring together job seekers and potential employers.


Job fair set for Aug. 18

August 11, 2016 | Long Island Business News

A free job fair and other valuable career resources will be offered at Adelphi University on August 18 with Senator Hannon’s event.


Garden City Pool News

August 11, 2016 | Garden City News

Sunday Fun Day, sponsored by Adelphi University, is being held at the Garden City Pool with an inflatable obstacle course, jump house and more.


The top 10 U.S. colleges for a major in social work

August 11, 2016 | USA Today College

Adelphi School of Social Work is ranked in the top 10 on USA TODAY’s list of colleges for a major in social work.  


Artistic couple make their new home in Hudson

August 11, 2016 | Hudson Hub Times

Professor Emeritus Richard Vaux and his wife Sandra Benny will have solo exhibits at Western Reserve Academy.


Print article Print Become a breast cancer hotline volunteer

August 11, 2016 | Garden City News

Information on how to become a volunteer at the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program.


High School offering aid on college applications

August 11, 2016 | The Island Now

Adelphi representatives are delivering a presentation on filling out the FAFSA to help high school students in Port Washington.


Scientific Games (SGMS) Appoints New President, CEO

August 11, 2016 | Street Insider

Scientific Games Corporation announced that Kevin M. Sheehan has joined Scientific Games as the company’s new CEO and President. Recently, Sheehan served as the John J. Phelan, Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business at Adelphi University.


Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline: Volunteers Sought/Training This Fall

August 11, 2016 | Long Island Exchange

Four free training sessions will be held on four consecutive Wednesdays, September 14, 21, 28 and October 5, for individuals who want to become volunteers at the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline.

Nassau Umpires urge GCUFSD to bring back baseball coaches

August 12, 2016 | Garden City News

Adelphi University hosted a unique sports-themed event on Saturday, June 18 with Steiner Sports. The Garden City News spoke with NFL Hall of Famer Bob Griese about the importance of good guidance and coaching at the youth level.

Keeping Minds Fit At Amber Court

August 12, 2016 | The Westbury Times

Adelphi students are interning at the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Alumni in the News

Adelphi University Alumni, Jean Marie(Lau)Golden, RN, BS, MSN, CCM, Registered Nurse is to be Published in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

August 11, 2016 |

Jean Marie (Lau) Golden work to be published in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Jean Marie is a registered nurse care manager at AdvantageCare Physicians.



August 11, 2016 | Hofstra

Shaun Rutherford appointed assistant director of athletic development/special events at Hofstra University. Rutherford was an events and facilities graduate assistant at Adelphi University for the past two years.  


From A Panther To A Red Bird: Adelphi’s Mulford Gets Drafted By St. Louis

August 11, 2016 | Garden City Life

How Adelphi alumnus Jonathan Mulford went from being an Adelphi Panther to a St. Louis Cardinal.


Beamon recounts Olympic leap that stands nearly half-century late

August 11, 2016 | Trib Live

Adelphi alumnus Bob Beamon recounts his Olympic long-jump record half a century later.

10 College Students Who Became Successful Musicians and What You Can Learn From Them

August 11, 2016 | Complex

Adelphi alum Carlton D. Ridenhour, better known as Chuck D, shares his advice on how college students can make it in the music business.


Get to know Miss Black USA

August 11, 2016 | Wusa9

Adelphi alumna Tonille Watkis has been crowned Miss Black USA 2016.


Meryl Streep-Funded The Writers Lab Announces 12 Female Screenwriters For Second Annual Workshop

August 11, 2016 | Indie Wire

Adelphi alumna Melody Cooper selected to be in the Meryl Streep-funded The Writers Lab for the second annual workshop.

Hill International (HIL) Announces Executive and Board Changes, Including New Chairman

August 12, 2016 | Street Insider

Adelphi alumnus Adam L. Eiseman appointed to the board of directors of Hill International. Eiseman has been chairman, president and chief executive officer of Lloyd Group, Inc. since he founded the company in 1995. Lloyd Group, an information technology managed-services firm with a focus on the small-to-medium-sized business market, has been recognized seven times by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.

University Arts in the News

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Open Folger Theatre’s 2016-17 Season

August 12, 2016 | Broadway World

Folger Theatre’s 2016/17 season kicks off with an inspired stage adaptation of one of literature’s most cherished novels, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. Assistant Professor John McDermott is part of the creative team and in charge of scenic design.

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