A digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News


How to deal with bullying — prevention or penitentiary?

October 18, 2016 ⎸The Hill

Associate Professor Jessie Klein on National Bullying Prevention Month and Creating Compassionate Communities (CCC) supported by the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation featured in The Hill.


State Medicaid overhaul could be hampered as federal money remains unspent

October 18, 2016 ⎸Politico

College of Nursing and Public Health Dean Patrick R. Coonan on the state’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment, or DSRIP, program aimed at transforming the health care delivery system through investments in provider projects.


How BuzzFeed and Twitter are teaming up to transform Election Day coverage

October 18, 2016 ⎸Christian Science Monitor

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on social media platforms live-streaming election coverage and its impact on how Americans get news featured in the Christian Science Monitor.


National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week  

October 18, 2016 ⎸Fox 5 NY

Adelphi student ambassador Jenisa Caban and Captain Ray Hughes kicked off National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week and spoke about the dangers of driving while impaired to help educate the campus.


Why Autism Speaks Dropped The Word ‘Cure’ From Its Mission Statement

October 20, 2016 ⎸Huffington Post

Clinical Assistant Professor and Autism Speaks board member Stephen Shore speaks about Autism Speaks recently updated mission statement to drop the word cure.


New York Post

October 20, 2016 ⎸New York Post  

Director of Freshman Admissions Stephanie S. Espina and student ambassador Brianne Giuliano on utilizing online/mobile information in preparation for the Big Apple College Fair (October 19 on pages 48-49).


Autism self-advocate Stephen Shore to speak at Shuchona Foundation in Bangladesh

October 20, 2016 ⎸  

Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore will speak at a Shuchona Foundation event in Bangladesh on preparing for a successful life with autism.


Depression in Later Years and Your Five Senses

October 20, 2016 ⎸ThirdAge

Adjunct Professor Deborah Serani discusses how your five senses can be used to help with depression in later years.


University in the News

Military Advanced Education & Transition

October 20, 2016 ⎸Military Advanced Education & Transition

Adelphi University has been chosen as a top school in the 2017 Military Advanced Education & Transition Guide to Colleges & Universities for the very best practices in military- and veteran-supportive education.


SCPA Presents: The Soldier’s Project: Preparing Clinicians To Serve The Needs Of Veterans

October 20, 2016 ⎸PRLog

Suffolk County Psychological Association presents a workshop on helping clinicians understand the needs of our veterans on Friday, November 4 at the Adelphi University Hauppauge Education and Conference Center.

Adelphi Prize for Leadership
October 21, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Five Garden City High School seniors, Andrew Nagel, Mairead Pfaff, Seunghyun Woo James Rumsey and Suzanne Sanossian were presented this year’s Adelphi Prize for Leadership and awarded $1,000 and the opportunity to register for two tuition-free courses at Adelphi.


8 Long Island Colleges, Ranked First To Worst

October 21, 2016 ⎸Farmingdale Patch

Adelphi University has been ranked as part of’s ranking system.


Alumni in the News

Surviving Survivor’s Guilt: Alice Hoffman

October 18, 2016 ⎸Publishers Weekly

Alice Hoffman’s 25th novel, Faithful, confronts coming-of-age and coming together telling the story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family and fate.


Dr. Audrey Amdursky Recognized by Marquis Who’s Who for Excellence in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalytical Services

October 18, 2016 ⎸

Dr. Audrey Amdursky has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who for Excellence in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalytical Services for her work in the field of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis in the greater New York City region.


Love Story: Linda and Scott Fairgrieve of Mineola

October 18, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Linda and Scott Fairgrieve, who first met in the Swirbul Library at Adelphi, celebrated their 40th anniversary by renewing their vows.


Blackman sustained by spirit of independence

October 18, 2016 ⎸The Royal Gazette

Alumna Norma Blackman is featured in The Royal Gazette for her professional career and years of service in Bermuda as the first Bermudian clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. and later serving as an independent senator.


International Intrigue At Medford’s Chembio

October 18, 2016 ⎸Innovate LI

Sharon Klugewicz named as president of the Americas region, with responsibility for commercial operations in the United States, Latin America, and Canada for Chembio Diagnostics.


Top Cosmetic Spa to Introduce SculpSure, the World’s First FDA-Approved Hyperthermic Laser Treatment for Non-Surgical Fat Reduction

October 18, 2016 ⎸

Natasha Copelin, R.N., B.S.N., founder of Vibrant Rejuvenation in Commack will hold a SculpSure body contouring educational seminar on October 20, 2016.


MLS Cup 1996 marks its 20th anniversary: Where Are They Now?

October 20, 2016 ⎸MLS

A look back to where the members of the first MLS Cup Final team are today including alumnus Chris Armas, who was a coach for the Adelphi’s women’s soccer team.


Athletics in the News

Former NY Yankee Coach – Dom Scala – To Appear on the GingerNewYork TV Show in New York City

October 18, 2016 ⎸PRLog

Head Baseball Coach Dom Scala to appear on the GingerNewYork TV Show which can be found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN).


Arts in the News

Award-Winning Chiara String Quartet at Adelphi University

October 18, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

On Friday, October 28, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the acclaimed Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer and Hyeyung Julie Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregory Beaver, cello) will perform at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), on the Westermann Stage in the Concert Hall.


Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events October 20–26

October 20, 2016 ⎸ Long Island Press

AUPAC film screening of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, directed by Rolando Villazón who brings his vision to the tragic love story of Violetta and Alfredo and setting Verdi’s masterpiece within the vibrant world of the circus, is highlighted in Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events.


7 Can’t Miss Weekend Events

October 20, 2016 ⎸Long Island Press

Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, which tells the tragic love story of Violetta and Alfredo, featured as one of seven Can’t Miss Weekend Events.


What’s happening on Long Island this weekend

October 21, 2016 ⎸LI Herald

La Traviata, screening of Verdi’s classic opera, filmed at the Festespielhaus Baden-Baden in Germany, will take place on Saturday, October 22, at 2:00 p.m.


Socially Speaking

October 21, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

An Adelphi Performing Arts Center show was featured in the Socially Speaking column in the Garden City News.



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