A digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty and Staff in the News


Lessons for Consumers From Wells Fargo Fraud

October 24, 2016⎸Newsday

Associate Professor Rakesh Gupta on what should consumers learn from the Wells Fargo scandal.


Abundance of Acorns on Long Island

October 24, 2016 ⎸CBS-2 TV New York

Assistant Professor Alexander Heyl explains the science behind the increased acorn production on Long Island and student Jordan Garofalo comments on the acorns on campus.


Devaluing Colleagues: We Do It Everyday.

October 25, 2016 ⎸Huffington Post

Adelphi University President Christine M. Riordan published an op-ed in the Huffington Post about bias in the workforce and how to mitigate it.


5 Tips For A Healthy Halloween

October 25, 2016 ⎸Long Island Pulse

Diane Dembicki, clinical associate professor and director of the master’s program in community nutrition on how to stay healthy for Halloween.


Apprentices, TEDx Talk to highlight Adelphi thinkers

October 26, 2016 ⎸Innovate Long Island

Alan Cooper, associate dean of the Adelphi University Robert B. Willumstad School of Business comments on the tenth Adelphi Apprentice Challenge and Elizabeth Cohn, executive director of the Center for Health Innovation highlights the second annual TEDxAdelphiUniversity.


Emerald Summit on Long Island

October 27, 2016 ⎸ABC-7 NY

Adelphi University President Christine M. Riordan served on a leadership panel at the Moxxie Network’s Emerald Summit.


With AT&T, Time Warner deal, antitrust cops should emulate FCC

October 28, 2016 ⎸San Francisco Chronicle

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on new FCC rules on consumer data privacy.


University in the News

Food, Dancing Mark Diwali Celebration at LI Children’s Museum

October 24, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Adelphi student Divya Patel volunteered at the Long Island Children’s Museum event where they held activities for children to learn about Diwali on Sunday, October 23.


Enduring the Broadest Access to Humanities Research: Adelphi University Joins OLH LPS Model

October 25, 2016 ⎸Open Library of Humanities

Adelphi University joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system to ensure the broadest access to humanities research and showcase faculty work on a global scale.


Exploring the science of recruiting, with savvy

October 28, 2016 ⎸Innovate Long Island

A start-up recruiting firm, Savvy Hires is working with Bridges to Adelphi to create job opportunities for students with ASD. 


South Nassau Communities Hospital Awards Dorothy M. Sharer Scholarship to 3 Area Students

October 28, 2016 ⎸

Dorothy Daga will be attending Adelphi University. South Nassau Communities Hospital awarded her the hospital’s annual Dorothy M. Sharer Scholarship.


New Digital Possibilities for Adelphi’s Archives and Special Collections, Thanks to a Generous Gift from the Friends of the Adelphi University Libraries

October 28, 2016 ⎸Public Now

Friends of the Adelphi University Library has donated the funds for the purchase of two digital display tables.


In Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 28, 2016 ⎸News12 Long Island

More than 150 members gather for the Human Ribbon in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Alumni in the News

This Week: Reading & Signings on LI

October 24, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Jacqueline Woodson to deliver “Life of a Poet” at Adelphi University on Wednesday, October 26 (page C16 in the October 23 edition).


Watch This Passenger Dispel Stereotypes About Black People During His Commute

October 24, 2016 ⎸Facebook

Alumnus Crispin Booker shared what was on his mind with subway passengers to dispel racial stereotypes.


Meet Stephen Flack

October 26, 2016 ⎸Tap Into West Essex

Alumnus Stephen Flack is running for election on the Caldwell Borough Council.


Flushing-based artist’s design chosen to brighten up a bland concrete walkway in Elmhurst

October 26, 2016 ⎸Queens Courier

Alumna and artist Brittany Baldwin has been chosen to beautify the scenery at Queens Boulevard as part of the “Barrier Beautification” program.


Ruth McKay dies at 82; was Northport-East Northport library trustee

October 26, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Alumna Ruth McKay passed away. She attended Adelphi where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.


Charles Koppelman’s path to the LI Music Hall of Fame

October 28, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Charles A. Koppelman, an influential force in music who has worked with Dolly Parton to Diana Ross and Barbra Streisand to be inducted into the LI Music Hall of Fame.


National Leaders Must Support Improved Health Literacy–Terri Parnell, DNP, Health Literacy Partners, NY Academy of Med.

October 28, 2016 ⎸Newswise

Terri Parnell, DNP, RN, is principal and founder of Health Literacy Partners, LLC and chief nursing officer for TVR Communications. Parnell is calling on both presidential candidates to institute solid legislation to support dramatically improved health literacy.

3 Trailblazing Women On Making Their Voices Heard
October 28, 2016 ⎸Bustle

Dr. Ellen Markowitz is founder of PowerPlay & Superstar Sports. She helps to enrich the lives of girls through sports, training, and play. She holds an MA in physical education from Adelphi University.
Callen-Lorde & Edie Windsor to Dedicate Thea Spyer Center at Ribbon-Cutting
October 28, 2016 ⎸BroadwayWorld       

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and marriage equality icon Edie Windsor plan a November 3 ribbon cutting ceremony to honor the life and legacy of Windsor’s late spouse Thea Spyer and dedicate the building named in her honor. Dr. Spyer earned her Ph.D. in clinical Psychology from Adelphi University.


D-Fenders Finalize Staff for 10th Season

October 28, 2016 ⎸Our Sports Central

Heather Mau has been named head athletic trainer for the Los Angeles D-Fenders.  In her role, Mau will be in charge of monitoring the health of the team and is responsible for injury prevention and treatment of all players. She holds a B.S. in exercise science from Adelphi University.


Didit Marketing Execs Selected to Judge High School Students in Adelphi Apprentice Challenge

October 28, 2016 ⎸Bulldog Reporter

Among the judges at this year’s Apprentice Challenge will be a group of executives from Didit, including chief operating officer and Adelphi University alumna Renee Marquardt.


Arts in the News

Adelphi Symphony Orchestra

October 24, 2016 ⎸Long Island Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Adelphi Symphony Orchestra conducted by Grammy-Nominated Christopher Lyndon-Gee on November 3 at AUPAC.


Adelphi Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Grammy-Nominated Christopher Lyndon-Gee on November 3

October 24, 2016 ⎸

Come see a performance by the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra on November 3.


Adelphi Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Grammy-Winning Christopher Lyndon Gee

October 24, 2016  ⎸PR Log

Talented Adelphi University students to play alongside their professors and some of the area’s finest orchestral instrumentalists as part of the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra on November 3.


Adelphi Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Grammy-Nominated Christopher Lyndon-Gee

October 24, 2016  ⎸OpenPR

Adelphi University Symphony Orchestra to perform on the Westermann Stage of the Concert Hall.  


Garden City: Fall Dance Adelphi: Aszure Barton
October 24, 2016  ⎸
Fall Dance Adelphi from November 30 to December 4 at the Performing Arts Center.


Garden City: Trio Solisti

October 24, 2016  ⎸
Trio Solisti returns on November 19 at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center.  


Adelphi Orchestra to perform
October 28, 2016  ⎸Garden City News
Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra.


What’s happening on Long Island this weekend

October 28, 2016  ⎸Long Island Herald
Il Trovatore to take place on October 30 and Christopher Lyndon-Gee conducts the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra on November 3.


Meeks talks future of country, 5th Dist.

October 28, 2016  ⎸Queens Chronicle
Congressman Greg Meeks believes the right amount of bipartisanship and Democratic electoral gains could move the country and the 5th District forward.


Music from the heart

October 28, 2016  ⎸Long Island Herald
Chiara String Quartet, the renowned ensemble has been captivating audiences for 15 years, including multiple visits to Long Island. See them at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center.


Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events October 27–November 2

October 28, 2016  ⎸Long Island Press
Chiara String Quartet on Friday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.



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