A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

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Review Roundup: Stephen King’s THE SHINING Opera at Minnesota Opera

May 16, 2016 | Broadway World

The Shining is a new opera receiving rave reviews thanks to Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec.

‘The Shining’ and ‘The Scarlet Letter’ Reviews

May 16, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

The Shining by University Professor Paul Moravec is a well-made, entertaining piece that had its world premiere at the Minnesota Opera recently.

Spirit of Waldorf Award

May 17, 2016 | Waldorf School of Garden City

On May 13, The Waldorf School of Garden City honored Adelphi Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Gordon Purdie with the Spirit of Waldorf Award for his dedicated service to the Waldorf School over the years.

The Shining

May 19, 2016 | Slate

University Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec wrote an opera version of The Shining.

In Conversation with Dean Rajib Sanyal, Adelphi University

May 20, 2016 | The Corridor

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business Dean Rajib N. Sanyal on the new master’s degree in supply chain management, University partnerships and more on pages 30-31.

Rutgers Names New Dean of Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

May 20, 2016 | Rutgers Today

Francine Conway has been named the new dean of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. The appointment is effective July 1.

University in the News

Our Schools, Our Town: Paws & Rewind

May 17, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Adelphi’s a cappella group Paws and Rewind featured on the program Push Pause, which featured their passions for music and all things a cappella.  

May 8, 2016, 12:19 am Our Schools, Our Town: Heels to Heal

May 17, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Pi Lambda Phi’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event at Adelphi increased awareness about sexual and domestic violence and raised funds for L.I. Against Domestic Violence.

Your Vote Counts

May 17, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Coordinator of Special Projects Kathleen Watchorn and students were on Push Pause for the Adelphi Votes education and registration effort to promote student involvement in the voting process.  

Best Online Master’s in Healthcare Administration, 2016

May 20, 2016 | College Choice

Adelphi recognized as offering one of the Best Online Master’s in Healthcare Administration Degree Programs.

Childhood Trauma, Not Impulsivity, Linked with Suicide Attempts

May 20, 2016 | Psychiatry Advisor

Lead author Laura DeRubeis, a doctoral student at Adelphi, recently sought to determine whether impulsivity mediates the relationship between childhood trauma and suicidality.

Alumni in the News

University News – May 16

May 17, 2016 | The Republic

Alumna Anna M. Gorczyca earned her doctoral of philosophy degree in epidemiology from Indiana University. In June, she will be at the University of Kansas Medical Center where she has earned a postdoctoral fellowship.  

Deloitte Names New Anti-money Laundering and Economic Sanctions Leaders

May 17, 2016 | PR Newswire

Alumnus Fredrick E. Curry III has been named Deloitte Advisory anti-money laundering (AML) and economic sanctions practice leader.  

Electronic Cigarettes International Group Bolsters Denver-Based Management Team with Appointments of William Seamans as Chief Financial Officer and Monsell Darville as Chief Marketing Office

May 17, 2016 | Business Wire

Alumnus Monsell Darville joins Electronic Cigarettes International Group as a chief marketing officer.

Parade honorees: Carol Chaoui–Special Recognition Award

May 20, 2016 | Wellesley

Alumna Carol Chaoui honored for her work as the founder and co-race director of the Wellesley Turkey Trot.

State Rep. Clarke-Reed named as one of South Florida’s Most Powerful and Influential Black Professionals in Business and Industry for 2016

May 20, 2016 | Westside Gazette

State Rep Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed, D92, was mentioned in the Sun-Sentinel as one of South Florida’s Most Powerful and Influential Black Professionals in Business and Industry for 2016.

Catholic Health Services names VP of finance and corporate controller: 4 things to know

May 20, 2016 | Becker’s Hospital Review

Catholic Health Services of Long Island has appointed Sam-Young Chwe vice president of finance and corporate controller.

Athletics in the News

Adelphi vs. Dowling

May 17, 2016 | Newsday

Adelphi defeated Dowling, 15-3, on Saturday to advance to the Division II Final Four. A recap of the major plays is featured in Newsday.


May 17, 2016 | FiOS1 News

On Sunday, May 15, FiOS1 News covered the Adelphi Women’s Softball Team send-off to Denver for College World Series play.

Adelphi’s women’s lacrosse advances to Div. II championship game

May 20, 2016 | Newsday

Adelphi women’s lacrosse advanced to the Division II championship game by defeating defeated No. 2 Le Moyne College.

Stephen Jahelka anything but lax in trying to bring out the best in sister Jackie

May 20, 2016 | Newsday

Jackie Jahelka who was named Northeast-10 player of the year and selected as a first-team All-American can thank partly her brother Stephen.

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