A digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

The political buzzwords some people hope will end with Election Day

November 7, 2016 ⎸CNBC

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on the use of political buzzwords like “disqualifying”, “rigged” and “baggage” that will end with Election Day.


Working Together To Get Our Kids Moving

November 7, 2016 ⎸Levittown Tribune

Assistant Professor Kevin Mercier and Associate Professor Paul Rukavina coordinated the first training in the Long Island area to support First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Active Schools movement. The goal is to create a school environment where students participate in at least 60 minutes of before, during or after school physical activity each day.


The Advantages of T. Rex’s Awkward Teen Years

November 7, 2016 ⎸The Atlantic

Assistant Professor Michael D’Emic is featured in The Atlantic article about the growth into adulthood for the Tyrannosaurus rex.


Why Is It So Hard to Stick to a Budget?

November 7, 2016 ⎸U.S. News & World Report

Associate Professor Rakesh Gupta is featured in U.S. News & World Report on why is it so hard for people to stick to a budget.


National media abandon neutrality role in this election

November 7, 2016 ⎸Effingham Daily News

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski wrote an op-ed for the Effingham Daily News on media bias and how journalists have reported and covered the presidential campaign.


Roy Exum: Surviving Tomorrow

November 7, 2016 ⎸The Chattanoogan

Adjunct Professor Deborah Serani is featured in The Chattanoogan article on how to overcome your negativity from election time stress and anxiety from the outcome.


Experts: Store credit cards enticing, but often a bad deal

November 8, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Associate Professor Rakesh Gupta is featured in a Newsday article on what you need to know about store-branded credit cards and why they are often a bad deal.


November 8, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Clinical Coordinator of Audiology Deborah Senzer is featured in a Newsday article on preventing hearing loss as an adult (Page K26).


12 Reasons People Get Depressed at Holiday Time (And How to Stay Upbeat)

November 8, 2016 ⎸Reader’s Digest

Adjunct Professor Deborah Serani is featured in a Reader’s Digest article on the reasons why people get depressed during the holiday season and how to stay upbeat and positive.   


November 9, 2016 ⎸News12 Long Island

Adelphi Votes Coordinator Kathleen Watchorn and students Nick Cosmo and Kendall Garrett were interviewed about the voter drive and why it’s important to vote as part of the Election Night Party coverage.


U.S. stocks turn sharply higher after Trump victory

November 9, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Michael Driscoll, clinical professor and senior executive in residence, is featured in a Newsday article on how the stock market might react with the Donald Trump presidential win.


Fighting for Their Lives

November 9, 2016 ⎸Long Island Pulse

Assistant Professor Michael Moore is featured in the Long Island Pulse on the mental health of soldiers and how to help them.


University in the News

Stories From Main Street: Overcoming A Loss Of Civility In The Digital Age

November 7, 2016 ⎸CBS 880AM

Adelphi University’s Center for Health Innovation will host Conversation Day, which involves groups of 6 to 8 people sitting face to face sharing thoughts, reflections and insights, at the University’s Manhattan Center on Saturday, November 12, from Noon to 4:00 p.m.


Author events on Long Island, week of Nov. 6

November 7, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Author Bettina L. Love, author of “Hip Hop’s Li’l Sistas Speak”will deliver the James Baldwin Lecture on November 9 at Adelphi University.



November 11, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

The Friends of Adelphi University held their Fall program “Long Island in the 1960s” with speaker Joshua Ruff, the director of collections and interpretation of the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook.


November 11, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Phi Sigma Sigma Do It For The Kids event to raise money and collect school supplies to support The Kids in Need Foundation highlighted in Newsday (Page A24).


Alumni in the News

Alice Hoffman overcomes post-9/11 writer’s block

November 7, 2016 ⎸The Columbian

Alumna Alice Hoffman speaks with The Columbian on overcoming writer’s block after 9/11 and her latest novel Faithful which tells the story of a Long Island teenager whose life is altered after a car crash.


‘We can do anything:’ Older women on the prospect of a female president (VIDEO)

November 7, 2016 ⎸

Alumna Helen Oxenberg, who received her master’s degree in social work from Adelphi University, speaks about the possibility of America’s first female president and her life as a woman born in the 1920s.


Bellone’s budget, which comptroller calls ‘fraught with peril,’ set for legislative vote Wednesday in Riverhead

November 7, 2016 ⎸Riverhead Local

County Comptroller and Adelphi alumnus John M. Kennedy, Jr. is critical of County Executive Steve Bellone’s recommended $2.96 billion county budget for 2017.


Windischmann: It’s Incredible USA Reached 1990

November 7, 2016 ⎸Public Now

Adelphi alumnus Mike Windischmann, who was captain of USA team at the 1990 FIFA World Cup and is also a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame, speaks with Public Now about FIFA World Cup.



November 8, 2016 ⎸

Paul D. Sonkin joined GAMCO Investors, Inc. in January 2013 and has focused on micro and nano-cap stocks. Mr. Sonkin holds a B.A. in economics from Adelphi University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.


Woodstock: A book reading with author, Leslie Malin, Lcsw-R

November 8, 2016 ⎸

Alumna and author Leslie Malin to speak at Woodstock Public Library in Woodstock, NY on December 2 about her new book Cracked Open: Reflections on the Transformative Power of Failure, Fear & Doubt.


‘Faithful’ review: Alice Hoffman’s novel of two LI girls and a car accident

November 9, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Alice Hoffman’s novel Faithful, a story about a Long Island teen whose life is altered after a car accident on Route 110, has been reviewed in Newsday.


Dance Enthusiast Presents Caribbean Dance Artists At Gibney Dance

November 11, 2016 ⎸

Candace Thompson is part of Island to Island – Moving Caribbean in New York City scheduled for Wednesday November 16, at Gibney Dance, 53A Chambers Street. She is a graduate of Adelphi University’s BFA in dance and received the Ruth St. Denis Award for excellence from the dance department.


Arts in the News

Adelphi University Presents “Recent Acquisition: The Works of Christine A. Schmidt”

November 11, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Adelphi University Presents “Recent Acquisition: The Works of Christine A. Schmidt” in the Performing Arts Center Gallery (Second Floor) until Sunday, December 18, 2016.


November 11, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Marat/Sade at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center featured in Newsday’s liarts (Page B29).


Adelphi University Presents “Recent Acquisition: The Works of Christine A. Schmidt”

November 11, 2016 ⎸The Island Now

Jarrod Spector: Jukebox Life at the AUPAC on Friday, November 18 is listed as one of the top seven events for the coming week in The Island Now.

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