A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Immigration: Presidential Candidates Stance

November 10, 2015 | Fresh Outlook

Adelphi Jacqueline R. Olvera, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology & Sociology was on the Emmy Award-winning program Fresh Outlook to talk about the political candidates’ stance on immigration and the difference of opinions on how immigration should be handled.  

NYState Psychological Association Division of Psychoanalysis Videos of 10/4/15 Conference on Neurosciences and Psychoanalysis

November 10, 2015 | International Psychoanalysis

Adelphi Senior Adjunct Faculty Wilma Bucci is featured in a video produced by the New York State Psychological Association Division of Psychoanalysis Videos on Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis.  

County Fare: Fundraiser for school Buddy Bench nearly halfway to goal

November 11, 2015 | The Berkshire Eagle

Adelphi Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore will be a speaker at the College Internship Program Berkshire group on November 12. The presentation will address issues facing students in grade school through higher education who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and other learning differences, including self-advocacy, sensory issues and success in higher education.


November 13, 2015 | Garden City News

Associate Professor Rakesh Gupta drew an interested audience for his lecture, “South India Land of Temples, Tech, and Medical Tourism.”on November 4. He showed photographs and shared travel experiences from his frequent trips to India. According to Professor Gupta, southern India is currently excelling in the field of technology and has become a “hub for international software, information technology and computer firms.”

University in the News

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations, Ib Petersen, Comes to Adelphi University on November 19

November 10, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations Ib Petersen will be coming to Adelphi on November 19 to give a lecture at 11:00 a.m. at the Angello Alumni House. Petersen will deliver the talk, “Denmark—Small State Actor with Big Global Engagement” as part of the Ambassador Lecture Series and International Education Week celebration.

New First Nation Documentary Film to Be Showcased at Adelphi University on November 18

November 11, 2015 |

Adelphi will showcase the New First Nation Documentary Film on November 18 in commemoration of Native American Heritage Month. The hour-long film showcases the settlement of indigenous lands from the perspective of First Nation people by examining the cause and effects of an ancient doctrine that permitted Europeans to conquer lands and peoples around the world.

Health Care Heroes

November 11, 2015 | Long Island Business News

The Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline’s Creative Cups initiative has won the LIBN Health Care Heroes Award in the community outreach category. The Creative Cups Project is designed to help those affected by Breast Cancer. Participants design and build original works of art using bras, which are exhibited and auctioned at a Gala reception in the spring.

New first nation documentary film to be showcased

November 13, 2015 | Garden City News

In commemoration of Native American Heritage Month, the documentary film Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code directed by Sheldon Wolfchild (of Sesame Street) will be screened at Adelphi University on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Adelphi University’s Business School Interns Make the Best Impression

November 13, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

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 to enable students to gain invaluable work-related experiences that complement their classroom learning. “The many student intern candidates we have interviewed have all come to us with the highest recommendation, deep resumes, diverse interests yet practical experience that often parallels the opportunities we are scouting,” said Suozzi.

Alumni in the News

Life as a do-gooder: Lessons learned during 38 years in social work

November 10, 2015 | Daily Hampshire Gazette

Adelphi alumnus Jay Pasternack talks about his 38-year career in social work and how his life experiences led him to his career path. He recently retired from Northampton’s ServiceNet.

Fundraiser set for former softball star Carla Buonviaggio

November 10, 2015 |

Adelphi alumna Carla Buonviaggio, a former star on the St. Joseph by-the-Sea is profiled about her fight with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. A fundraiser for Buonviaggio is scheduled on November 21.

New York Metropolitans

November 11, 2015 | Garden City News

Adelphi alumnus John Ellis Kordes wrote an op-ed on the New York Mets in honor of them appearing in the World Series for the fifth time. The op-ed highlights what it means to be a Mets fan and the history of the baseball team.

Scotty Stirling, Former N.B.A. and Team Executive, Dies at 86

November 13, 2015 | New York Times

Alumnus Scotty Stirling, a former National Basketball Association vice president for operations and a longtime team executive and scout, died on Wednesday in Sacramento at the age of 86. Sterling acted as general manager for the NY Knicks, the Sacramento Kings, as well as the 1967 American Football League champion Oakland Raiders.

Athletics in the News

Adelphi University athletics enjoying a fall of success

November 11, 2015 | FiOS1 News

Adelphi’s athletic teams earn bids to the NCAA tournament and enjoy success this fall. The broadcast features interviews with students from the women’s field hockey team, both soccer programs and the men’s basketball team.

GOBIS: North Attleboro’s Perron is now a college man

November 13, 2015 | The Sun Chronicle

Spenser Powell, goalkeeper for the Adelphi University soccer team, had four saves in a one-goal victory over Merrimack in the Northeast 10 Conference tournament semifinal-round match. Adelphi will be the No. 3 seed for the NCAA Division 2 East Tournament, meeting Wilmington (N.C).

University Arts in the News

Adelphi to host revolving art exhibit

November 12, 2015 | The Island Now

Adelphi University presents Here and Gone: Excerpts from the University Art Collection through December 23 at the AUPAC. The exhibit will feature more than 100 selections of works from each of the various collections: prints, paintings, photographs, musical instruments, African implements, sculpture, ceramics and drawings.

Troupe to perform musical ‘Pinkalicious’

November 12, 2015 | The Island Now

Special family programming returns to AUPAC with Pinkalicious, The Musical. Based on the best-selling children’s books, this youthful, endearing and thoughtful piece will be performed on Saturday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage in the Concert Hall located at AUPAC, 1 South Avenue, Garden City. This musical performance lasts approximately one hour and is specially designed to delight children 2 to 7 years old and their families.

The top seven events for the coming week

November 13, 2015 | The Island Now

The Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company was highlighted as one of the Top 7 events. This program will feature three acclaimed Paul Taylor dances. The striking and heroic Runes, the Taylor 2 company premiere of the subtle and emotional Cascade, and the classic Paul Taylor masterwork Esplanade. Tickets are $35.

Adelphi University Presents Faculty Spotlight: Allen, Hornung and Saucedo

November 13, 2015 |

The Exhibitions Program is proud to present Faculty Spotlight: Hannah Smith Allen, David Hornung and Christopher Saucedo, faculty members from the Adelphi University Department of Art and Art History. The exhibit will be on view from November 22, 2015 through January 10, 2016 in the Ruth S. Harley University Center Gallery.

Things to Do on Long Island, Nov. 13 to 22, 2015

November 13, 2015 | New York Times

Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company, Broadway Back Together and The Flying Dutchman are all featured as Things to do on LI this week.


November 13, 2015 | Newsday

Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company and Pinkalicious highlighted in the entertainment section on page B32.

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