A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Your Health Matters

October 7, 2015 | The Daily Blu

Clinical Assistant Professor Patricia Facquet discussed current issues regarding vaccinations and NYS requirements on 10/8 at  9:30AM on Your Health Matters.

Should You Join an Investment Club?

October 8, 2015 | U.S. News Money

Michael J. Driscoll, clinical professor and senior executive in residence commented on the complexity of investment clubs and whether you should or should not join one.

Don’t Smother Your Adult Children! Let Them Find Their Own Way Forward!

October 8, 2015 | The Good Men Project

Are your parents “snowplow” parents? Michael Zentman, the director of the Adelphi University Postdoctoral Program in Marriage and Couple Therapy discusses the rising phenomenon of the “snowplow” or “helicopter” parent and how they are affecting their children in the long run.   

Generate a Family Emergency Plan

October 9, 2015 | Univision

Meghan McPherson, assistant director of the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation, as well as program coordinator and adjunct faculty for graduate programs in emergency management covered how to create a family emergency plan, communication tips and practicing drills with children.

University in the News

College students: Reduce your school’s carbon footprint, get $1M

October 5, 2015 | Innovate LI

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces competition involving student-led coalitions that will develop million-dollar ideas in a new statewide competition to cut down greenhouse gas emissions on New York State college and university campuses and beyond. Adelphi University has recently partnered with Ecosystem to build a cleaner and more energy-efficient future.

Adelphi University to Host its First-Ever White Coat Ceremony for Nursing Students

October 7, 2015 |

The Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health has been selected by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and American Association of Colleges of Nursing  to host its first-ever “Gold-AACN White Coat Ceremony for Nursing” on October 23 at 12:00 p.m. in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom in the Ruth S. Harley University Center.

Adelphi University and Shorelight Education Launch New Program for International Students

October 7, 2015 | PR Newswire

Adelphi University and Shorelight Education have announced the launch of a new program that will broaden global access to Adelphi’s highly regarded undergraduate and master’s degrees for international students.


October 8, 2015 | The Garden City News

Adelphi University is mentioned in Socially Speaking. The University held a social to introduce the new president of the University, Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D. to Adelphi alumni and other guests.

“Fresh Outlook”

October 9, 2015 | Ebru TV

Volunteer for the Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program and breast cancer survivor Anne Hogan will appear on the Emmy-Award Winning “Fresh Outlook” at 2:00 p.m. (re-run at 8:00 p.m.) on Saturday, October 10 to talk about the Hotline’s services and programming.

Alumni in the News

WHO’S NEWS: Tsao jumps to BHS from Elliman

October 5, 2015 | Real Estate Weekly

Adelphi alumna Eileen Mintz has joined Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed associate real estate broker. Mintz holds a Master of Science from Brooklyn College, a Master of Social Work degree from Adelphi University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hunter University. She is a longstanding member of the Real Estate Board of New York.

Jones Beach State Park director looks back before retiring

October 5, 2015 | Innovate LI

Adelphi alumna Sue Guliani, the director of Jones Beach State Park, looks back at her rewarding career before retiring at the end of the year. Guliani was named director in 2003 and is the first woman to hold the job in the park’s 86-year history.

Nudelman photography exhibition at library

October 7, 2015 |

The York Public Library to exhibit Adelphi alumnus Stuart Nudelman’s photography. The exhibition is comprised of numerous works covering various aesthetic approaches to subject and photographic techniques. The exhibit is on-going through October.

Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

October 8, 2015 | The Morning Call

Adelphi alumnus Scott C. Nier was recently promoted to vice president, practice acquisitions at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network. In his new role, Nier will expand outpatient services for Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network. He earned a master’s degree in exercise physiology from Adelphi.

Finance maverick who’s looking to give everyone a piece of real estate action

October 8, 2015 | Real Estate Weekly

Adelphi alumnus and CEO and co-founder of CityFunders, David Behin featured in article about the challenges of investing in real estate in New York.

Inside Kelly Rutherford’s Brutal, Globe-Spanning Custody Battle

October 8, 2015 | Vanity Fair

Adelphi alumnus Bernard E. Clair, a prominent Manhattan divorce attorney mentioned in a Vanity Fair article about the divorce of Kelly Rutherford,  and about a father’s rights to see the child.

Niaren Binford: Spectacular artist

October 9, 2015 | Amsterdam News

Alumna, artist and teacher Niaren Binford is highlighted for her artistic ability. Having graduated from Adelphi University with her BA in arts and MA in education, she is best known for her drawings of female subjects and draws her inspiration from everyday life and walking through the streets of New York City. Binford created a series called the “Curly Girl Series,” which is inspired by women of color from many walks of life.

Why Environmental Risk Managers Need to Worry About Cybersecurity

October 9, 2015 | In Homeland Security

Alumna Dr. Phyllis J. Langone explains the importance of cybersecurity and how it has changed over time. Dr. Langone received her master’s degrees in business administration, biology, and secondary education from Adelphi University.

University Arts in the News

40 College Dance Programs Set for Dancewave’s ‘Dancing Through College’ Event in NYC

October 7, 2015 | Broadway World

Adelphi University will participate in Dancewave’s upcoming nationwide event, Dancing Through College & Beyond 2015. Dancing Through College & Beyond is a national event which serves over 300 high school students annually and aims to form personal connections between the current generation of dance professionals and the next. The event also helps students explore college dance opportunities and assists them in navigating the college admissions process.

A Touch Of Youth At South Street Seaport Deepavali

October 7, 2015 | News India Times

Adelphi’s Sapna performed at the Deepavali Festival at South Street Seaport on October 4. The  focus this year was on youth empowerment. The event was attended by people from all over the tri-state area, from different walks of life, age groups and backgrounds.

Things to Do on Long Island, Oct. 9 to 18, 2015

October 8, 2015 | The New York Times

Adelphi University presents “How I Learned to Drive,” a play by Paula Vogel and directed by Markus Potter through Oct. 11. The play is $20 and located at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Avenue.


October 8, 2015 | Newsday

The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce “How I Learned to Drive,” a play by Paula Vogel and directed by Markus Potter. The play explores the relationship between an older man and a young girl as she learns life’s lessons on the road. The play features Adelphi University students.       

Adelphi University’s Best of Broadway: Gold, Rubies and Pearls

October 9, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

The Department of Music at Adelphi University is proud to present the latest installment of its Best of Broadway concerts titled Gold, Rubies and Pearls celebrating the anniversaries of many Broadway classics. This performance is part of the Poole Family Broadway Series which is generously sponsored by Mary Jane and Thomas Poole.

Adelphi University’s BEST OF BROADWAY: GOLD, RUBIES AND PEARLS Set for 10/17-18

October 9, 2015 | Broadway World

As part of the Poole Family Broadway Series, the Department of Music at Adelphi University is proud to present the latest installment of its Best of Broadway concerts titled Gold, Rubies and Pearls. The show is directed by Adelphi adjuncts Erin Quill, from the original Broadway company of the Tony award-winning Avenue Q, and Jad Bernardo, the award-winning musical director.

The top seven events for the coming week

October 9, 2015 | The Island Now

Three Women and The Truth, a trio of accomplished, multiple award-winning female songwriters will perform on Saturday, October 10, at 8:00 p.m. at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC).

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