A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

National Science Foundation

June 1, 2016 | National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Adelphi University $246,645.00 for the project entitled “IRES: International Collaboration on Fabrication and Characterization of CdX(X=S,Se) Based Nanohybrids for Photovoltaic and Photocatalytic Applications,” under the direction of Associate Professor Justyna Widera. The award started on June 1, 2016.

Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference

June 1, 2016 | Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference

Associate Dean J. Christopher Muran organized the Society for Psychotherapy Research 47th SPR International Annual Meeting which is scheduled to take place in Jerusalem, Israel from June 21 to June 25, 2016.

Ultra-Sensitive, Vibration-Tolerant Gas Sensor Makes Field Applications More Practical

June 1, 2016 | Business Wire

A research team led by Professor G.N. Rao developed a new device that can detect ultra-low concentrations of gases like nitrogen dioxide accurately and nearly instantaneously.

Dowling College students prepare to leave at week’s end

June 2, 2016 | CNBC

Kristen E. Capezza, executive director of university admissions at Adelphi quoted in Associated Press story on accommodating Dowling students. This story ran nationally and was picked up by major outlets such as CNBC, Miami Herald, Washington Times, Houston Chronicle, Seattlepi, Yahoo! News, Kansas City Star, etc.  

Schools reach out to Dowling students left in lurch
June 2, 2016 | Long Island Business News

Adelphi’s Kristen E. Capezza discusses efforts to assist Dowling College students in any ways the university can by holding transfer admission days from June 14 to June 16 and more.

Farmworkers March to Albany to Demand Rights

June 2, 2016 |

Associate Professor Margaret Gray discusses the recent Farmworkers March from Smithtown, Long Island to the state capitol in Albany to fight for basic labor rights for New York farmworkers.   

The Shining’s long shadow

June 3, 2016 | The Economist

University Professor Paul Moravec’s opera piece based on Stephen King’s The Shining is in The Economist.

Ask The Experts: Corrupt Copa?

June 3, 2016 | WalletHub

Assistant Professor of Sport Management Jules Woolf was featured in a WalletHub article about Copa America Centenario to gain a deeper understanding of international soccer’s underworld.

New York Higher Education Technology Forum

June 3, 2016 |

Adelphi University hosted the 9th annual The New York Higher Education Technology Forum (NYHETF) Conference on the Garden City campus with more than 150 technologists from 17 different universities. This is the third time Adelphi hosted since the first one took place in 2008.

University in the News

Hendrick Hudson New Visions Health Student Earns Nursing Scholarship

June 1, 2016 | CortlandT

Incoming student Grace McMurrin, who plans on studying nursing, recently received a New York Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital Center Magnet Nursing Ambassador scholarship on National Nurses Day.

This Is America’s Richest Self-Made Woman In Real Estate

June 2, 2016 | Forbes

Dorothy Herman, president and CEO of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who studied at Adelphi and was honored as the 2007 Outstanding Long Island Executive at the seventh annual President’s Gala, was named to the Forbes’ Top Self-Made Women list.

With an All-Garden City education, Adelphi grad gains momentum

June 3, 2016 | Garden City News

Zachary Naglieri featured in Garden City News. Newly hired as a business consultant at IBM’s Global Business Services firm in Manhattan, Naglieri reflected on the access Adelphi gave him to internships and career coaching.


June 3, 2016 | Garden City News

Adelphi’s Reunion Weekend highlighted.

Press Club of Long Island

June 3, 2016 | Press Club of Long Island

The Delphian won the Press Club of Long Island award for Best Collegiate Newspaper and reporters Bryan Grilli, Alexandra Wurglics, Danielle McDougall and Fallon McCarthy were recognized for their individual work.

Alumni in the News

For Undocumented Immigrants, a License to Teach

June 1, 2016 | The New York Times

Alumnus Juan Carlos Pérez is now able to get a teacher’s license, thanks to a court ruling and a decision by the State Board of Regents that opened up professional licensing to many undocumented New Yorkers who arrived as children.

CPOA’s End of the Year Bash  

June 3, 2016 | Garden City News

The Central Property Owners Association to celebrate the 2016 End of the Year Bash with a lecture by alumnus John Ellis Kordes on A.T. Stewart and the founding of Garden City on June 14, 2016.

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