A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

‘Pitch Island’ Matches Long Island Startups & Local Investors

May 9, 2016 | New York Financial Press

Adelphi’s Chief Information Officer Jack Chen addressed the vibrancy of the Long Island tech-startup scene and the benefits of the Pitch Island event held at Adelphi University’s AUPAC.

In Defense of the Office: 4 Reasons Working From Home’s Totally Overrated

May 9, 2016 | The Muse

Adelphi President Christine M. Riordan talks about the reasons why working from home is overrated and the importance of creating friendships in the workplace.  

On Our Island: Nonprofit highlights of the week
May 9, 2016 | Long Island Business News
Kali Chan, director of media relations of Adelphi and president of Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI) participated in Meet and Pitch the Media Night.

Use your travels and passions to get into college

May 13, 2016 | New York Post

Kristen E. Capezza, executive director of University Admissions, discusses how travel, volunteer experiences and the desire to explore will help to shape college success and career paths.

What Do American Teens Want? Less Racism
May 13, 2016 | Newsweek

Adelphi Senior Adjunct Faculty Kirkland Vaughans speaks about issues of racial inequality in America in regards to what teengaers want in society.

Garden City High School Tri-M Induction

May 13, 2016 | Garden City News

Adelphi Associate Professor Christopher Lyndon-Gee was a guest speaker at the Garden City High School Tri-M Music Honor Society induction ceremony.

Nassau Zone Executive Board

May 13, 2016 | Nassau Zone

Emilia Patricia T. Zarco, chair of the Department of Exercise Science, Health Studies, Physical Education and Sport Management and associate professor of health studies is the recipient of the 2016 Higher Education Teacher Recognition Award by the Nassau Zone of NYS Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Long Island News

May 13, 2016 | Long Island Business News

President Christine M. Riordan has been recognized by Long Island Business News as a Top CEO on page 32.

Long Island News

May 13, 2016 | Long Island Business News

Kali Chan, director of media relations discussed how honorary degree recipients are selected and the benefit to the University on the relationship.

University in the News

Adelphi University hosts LEGO robotics competition

May 9, 2016 | FiOS1 News

Adelphi hosted its 4th Annual LEGO Middle School Robotics Competition to promote STEM education for our youth and future and to get students excited about science, engineering and math.

Students support coalition battling sexual, domestic abuse
May 9, 2016 | Poughkeepsie Journal

On Sunday, May 1, 2016, the graduate students of the Adelphi University School of Social Work Hudson Valley Center crossed the Walkway Over the Hudson in support of CASADA (Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse).

US Sports Camps Expands its Nike Basketball Camps Throughout New York City

May 11, 2016 | Newsday

Nike Basketball Camps which provide fundamental teaching, skill development, and fun, open to girls and boys in July and August, has seen incredible demand at Adelphi University.

Alumni in the News

Kevin Korn Joins Brown Harris Stevens as Senior Account Executive

May 9, 2016 | Citybizlist

Brown Harris Stevens, the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate in New York City, the Hamptons and Palm Beach, announced that alumnus Kevin Korn has joined Brown Harris Stevens Residential Management LLC as a senior account executive.

Things to Do on Long Island, May 7 Through May 15

May 9, 2016 | The New York Times

Adelphi Opera Theatre performance of“Die Fledermaus,” by Johann Strauss II was highlighted in the New York Times calendar.

One On 1: For Performer Justin Bond, Life Is More Than A Cabaret

May 11, 2016 | NY1 News

Alumnus Justin Bond, known for his on and off-Broadway performances, is featured on “One on 1” explaining how his theatre character was an important part of growing up and finding himself within the gay community.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Honors Women of Brevard During Mother’s Day Salute

May 11, 2016 |

Alumna Kerri Henriquez was honored during a Mother’s Day Salute by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity for her work as a board member with the Rockledge Soccer club, becoming the president of the Rockledge High School Girls Soccer Booster Club, working with mentally ill at Circles of Care and being a great mother.

New Smyrna Beach AAUW names Person of the Year
May 13, 2016 | The Daytona Beach News-Journal

Adelphi alumna Fran Conlon was voted Person of the Year by the members of the New Smyrna Beach Branch of the American Association of University Women in April. She taught math for 34 years in junior high school and at the local community college in Suffolk County and is a member of the New Smyrna Beach AAUW branch.

Athletics in the News

Adelphi vs. Southern New Hampshire

May 13, 2016 | Newsday

The Adelphi softball defeated Southern New Hampshire, 4-1, winning Game 2 of their NCAA Division II Super Regional and advancing to the Division II Women’s College World Series.

University Arts in the News

Things to Do on Long Island, May 14 Through May 22

May 13, 2016 | The New York Times

Singer-song writer Melissa Manchester and The Me Nobody Knows with music by Gary William Friedman and lyrics by Will Hol are highlighted in the New York Times calendar.

Melissa Manchester is lovin’ life

May 13, 2016 | LI Herald

Performance by singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester at AUPAC on Saturday, May 14, 2016 is the featured event for Stepping Out column.

Do This: Long Island Concert & Events May 12–18

May 13, 2016 | Long Island Press

In her first Long Island performance since the release of her new album You Gotta Love the Life, Melissa Manchester comes to Adelphi University on May 14 to perform in the AUPAC.

5 Can’t Miss Events This Weekend

May 13, 2016 | Long Island Pulse

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester’s performance at the AUPAC on May 14  is a Can’t  Miss Event This Weekend by Long Island Pulse.


May 13, 2016 | Newsday

Singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester, The Me Nobody Knows and Adelphi Percussion Ensemble are featured in Newsday liarts entertainment section.

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