A digest of Adelphi University in the news.
Faculty/Staff in the News
July 19, 2016 | Fortune
Vice President for University Advancement Christian P. Vaupel discusses starting and funding a college scholarship.
July 19, 2016 | Bloomberg Politics
Professor Lawrence Josephs explains why politics is playing an increasingly important role in many Americans’ search for a mate and how research in evolutionary psychology may play a role.
July 19, 2016 | Campus News
Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Kristen E. Capezza on the college application process and tips for students who choose to apply over the summer months.
July 20, 2016 | City Limits
Professor Elizabeth Palley on how to improve the quality of care provided by family care providers throughout the state and her concerns rigid regulatory requirements could cause more harm than good.
University in the News
July 19, 2016 | Women’s Choice Award
Adelphi has earned the 2016-2017 Women’s Choice Award® for America’s Best Colleges by ranking in the top 300 of approximately 1,500 eligible colleges and universities nationwide.
July 20, 2016 | The Atlantic
Social psychologist Delores Jones-Brown participated in an Adelphi project to help improve police-community relations.
Alumni in the News
July 19, 2016 | Daily Freeman Sports
SUNY New Paltz recently named Adelphi alumnus Tom Eickelberg as its head men’s and women’s swimming coach. He began his coaching career in 2011 as an assistant at his alma mater, Adelphi University.
July 19, 2016 | Digital Journal
The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome alumnus Philip Konits, MD, FACP, to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World.
July 19, 2016 | Billings Gazette
Alumna Dot Richardson, an Olympic softball champion, was named the torch bearer for Montana’s 2016 Big Sky State Games.
July 19, 2016 | PR Newswire
Alumnus Dennis Alonso will join Ringler Associates Incorporated, the largest company of structured settlement advisors in the United States.
July 19, 2016 | The Island Now
Alumnus Anthony DiDomenico was named assistant superintendent of the Great Neck Park District. He graduated from Adelphi University with a physical education degree.
July 19, 2016 | American Laundry News
Laundrylux hired alumnus Robert Tudisco as its new vice president of technical care and training. He has a master of business administration from Adelphi University.
July 19, 2016 | Long Island Herald
Athletes from Camp Abilities Long Island, founded by adjunct and alumna Lisa Innella Santos, experienced the seventh annual New York Surf Week.
July 19, 2016 | Digital Journal
Alumna Melanie S. Weiss, a registered nurse for Katz Women’s Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Part of Northwell Health) has been recognized as a Distinguished Professional in her field through Women of Distinction Magazine. Melanie S. Weiss will be featured in an upcoming edition of Top 10 in Health and Wellness in 2016.
July 19, 2016 | 27east.com
Brother and sister Tom and Betsy Eickelberg were the top male and female finishers at the 21st annual Montauk Lighthouse Sprint Triathlon.
July 20, 2016 | Broadway World
Adelphi alumna Melissa Riker’s IN PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY, which was originally preformed at University’s Ephemeral Festival, will be featured at John Jay College on July 27 and 28, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
July 20, 2016 | Newsday
Alumna Jeannette M. Feminella, longtime educator and principal of Commack Road Elementary School in Islip passed away of cancer at the age of 55.
Athletics in the News
July 19, 2016 | Lacrosse Magazine
How Adelphi men’s lacrosse head coach Gordon Purdie prepared his son Gordon Purdie, Jr. for championship play and more.
July 20, 2016 | Slam
Adelphi basketball player Manny Suarez’s athletic ability lauded, he transferred from Fordham to Adelphi last year and has seen improvements in his basketball skills since.
University Arts in the News
July 19, 2016 | Broadway World
Long Island Musical Theatre Festival presents: Sing Happy: The Music of Kander and Ebb with Heidi Blickenstaff, which is a tribute to John Kander and Fred Ebb, the legendary Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy-award winning songwriting team whose Broadway shows include Cabaret and Chicago, at AUPAC on Friday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m.
July 22, 2016 | Long Island Herald
Enjoy those moving songs from Broadway’s blockbuster “Phantom of the Opera,” with the Phantom Trio. Jeremy Stolle, Jennifer Hope Wills and Jeremy Hays — all who have appeared in leading roles in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s mega-hit — have come together to perform at Adelphi University on Sunday, July 24 at 4:00 p.m.
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