A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Number of overseas students enrolled in U.S. colleges rises 10 percent, says report

November 17, 2015 | Newsday

Adelphi Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success Lauren Mounty discusses the Shorelight Education partnership and the rise of students from other countries enrolling in United States colleges and universities.  

Should we be pushing people with autism to work in tech?

November 17, 2015 | Quartz

Adelphi Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore speaks about pushing people with autism to follow their passions. When Shore was 18 months old he was hit with what he calls the “autism bomb” and lost the ability to communicate. At four, his speech returned with the help of intervention and he now teaches courses on autism.

Paris Attacks Have Some Reconsidering Plans To Study Abroad

November 17, 2015 | CBS News

Adelphi Director of International Education Shannon Harrison and student Jamie Ahrens talks about studying abroad in light of the Paris tragedy and the apprehension that some students and parents face.

Paris Attacks

November 17, 2015 | NBC News

Director of International Education Shannon Harrison and student Jamie Ahrens from Adelphi spoke about parent and student apprehension on studying abroad in light of the Paris tragedy.

Your Health Matters

November 19, 2015 | TheDailyBlu

Since 2004, the Surgeon General has declared each Thanksgiving Day as Family Health History Day. Biology Professor Benjamin Weeks was on Your Health Matters to discuss the advantages of collecting family health history data, questions to ask and how this will help us be a healthier America.

University in the News

RAND scholar tells Adelphi group of “unprecedented” Syrian refugee crisis

November 17, 2015 | Newsday

Shelly Culbertson, RAND scholar and International Education Week speaker covers the Syrian refugee crisis and how it is affecting the Syrian people and the countries they are seeking haven.

Adelphi University student studying in Paris ‘still not feeling quite safe’

November 17, 2015 | Newsday

Adelphi business student and Levermore Global Scholar Jie Zhang, studying in Paris this semester focusing on international studies, talks about the night of the Paris attacks.

Understanding the Roots of our Affordability Crisis

November 17, 2015 | Newsday

Understanding the Roots of our Affordability Crisis at the Adelphi Hauppauge Education and Conference Center presented by Long Island Advancement of Small Business.

Adelphi University’s Business School Interns Make the Best Impression

November 17, 2015 |

Village of Garden City administrator Ralph Suozzi is impressed with the quality of the Adelphi students who participate in the collaboration between the University and the Village. He comments that Adelphi interns come to them with the highest recommendation, deep resumes and diverse interests.

Adelphi interns help with Village recreation study

November 19, 2015 | Garden City News

Adelphi University business students left a positive impression on Village of Garden City administrator Ralph Suozzi. Suozzi is happy to have had the opportunity, “to work alongside and experience the energy, intellect and enthusiasm of individuals who are eager to learn new things and make a difference.”

Alumni in the News

Teacher tenure and beards in Wantagh

November 17, 2015 | Long Island Herald

Alumnus and Wantagh High School social studies teacher Steven Benner was recommended for tenure at the Board of Education meeting. Benner received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Adelphi University with a summa cum laude distinction and taught at the middle school level for the East Meadow School District. Benner also taught as a part-time teacher before being appointed to the full-time staff in Wantagh.

Christmas Tree Fires Three Times More Deadly Than Other Fires

November 19, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

Alumnus Joe Minosa of NBC’s hit show Chicago Fire joins Shriners Hospitals for Children to help families be aware of seasonal hazards.

Athletics in the News

Adelphi women’s soccer

November 19, 2015 | News 12 Long Island

Feature on Adelphi women’s soccer and their run in the NCAA tournament.

University Arts in the News

Things to Do on Long Island, Nov. 20 to 29, 2015

November 19, 2015 | New York Times

AUPAC events Broadway Back Together on November 21 and The Flying Dutchman on November 22 listed as Top Things To Do on Long Island.

What’s happening on Long Island this weekend

November 19, 2015 | Long Island Herald

What’s Happening on Long Island this Weekend features AUPAC’s The Flying Dutchman.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events November 19 – 25

November 19, 2015 | Long Island Press

The timeless opera, The Flying Dutchman presented by the world-renowned Zurich Opera House, named on the Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events

The top seven events for the coming week

November 19, 2015 | The Island Now

Broadway Back Together, featuring Broadway stars Robin de Jesús, Mandy Gonzalez, Marcus Paul James and Adam Pascal  comeing together for a night celebrating the Great White Way was recognized on the top seven events for the coming week.

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