A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

The Top 7 Leadership Qualities Every Manager Needs

September 14, 2015 | Business 2 Community

Adelphi’s President Christine M. Riordan is featured in the Business 2 Community article on the top 7 leadership qualities every manager needs to lead a team. Flexibility, action, transparency, seeing the bigger picture, advocacy, the ability to listen and empathy are all qualities that make up a successful manager.       

Former UNO professor Christopher Saucedo discusses tragedy and art on NPR

September 14, 2015 | NOLO

Adelphi Associate Professor Christopher Saucedo discusses his new pieces in the “Ten Years Gone” exhibit at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Saucedo was inspired by the personal tragedies he has lived through, losing his brother in the 9/11 terrorist attacks and losing both of his homes to hurricane Katrina and Sandy.   

Surviving Three Deadly American Tragedies Inspired This Sculptor’s Art

September 14, 2015 | Take Part

Adelphi’s artist and Associate Professor Christopher Saucedo has created a series of memorials to commemorate the tragic events he lived through including the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.    

Finding love with Autism

September 14, 2015 | Pensacola News Journal

Adelphi’s Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore is featured in the heartwarming tale of Anita and Andrew, two people on the Autism Spectrum who have created a long lasting relationship and are living the American dream. Shore will also officiate their wedding ceremony.  

Long Island

September 16, 2015 | The Independent Sector

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities highlighted the University’s first woman president, Dr. Christine M. Riordan.

Education Spotlight

September 16, 2015 | amNewYork

Executive Director of University Admissions Kristen E. Capezza explains why undergraduates and graduates should go to an open house in the publication’s Education Spotlight. Adelphi University will be hosting open houses on October 25 and November 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center.

Palestinian students and teachers protest Israeli govt discrimination against church-run schools

September 16, 2015 | Mondoweiss

Adelphi Associate Professor Reem Khamis-Dakwar discusses the decision of the Israeli government to cut funding to elementary church-run schools in Israel. This financial crisis is affecting nearly 50 schools serving the Palestinian community in Israel and 33,000 Palestinian students.

University in the News

Car Free Day

September 14, 2015 | Her Campus

Adelphi will be participating in Long Island’s 3rd annual Car Free Day. The Adelphi community is encouraged to take the bus, train, walk, or ride a bike to get to campus and leave the car at home. Car Free Day’s goal is to lessen harmful emissions, reduce parking problems and save money.

Samantha Shay ’17

September 16, 2015 | Her Campus

Adelphi University junior and Honors College student Samantha Shay beat some stiff competition to win the America’s National Teenager Scholarship Organization (ANTSO) National Miss 2016 title. In this new interview she discusses how she prepares for a pageant, her campus involvement and her aspirations to join the FBI.

Award-Winning Author James McBride to Speak on Issues of Race In America at Adelphi University

September 17, 2015 |

James McBride, the author of The Color of Water will give a lecture at Adelphi University on October 28 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to The Color of Water, McBride has written other books including The Good Lord Bird, which is currently being made into a Hollywood film featuring Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith. A short book signing will take place following the event. All members of the public are invited to attend.

Adelphi Freshmen Give Back as Part of the 2015 Community Action Program

September 17, 2015 |

A select group of freshmen were given the opportunity to spend their last week of summer volunteering through the University’s signature Freshman Community Action Program (FCAP). The group helped fight homelessness in Manhattan, assisted veterans in Northport, and even helped clean up the Garden City Bird Sanctuary.

Amanda F. Krakoff, Student Nurse at Adelphi University to be Published in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare as New Member of the International Nurses Association

September 17, 2015 | Before it’s News

Nursing student Amanda F. Krakoff  is welcomed into the International Nurses Association. She will be in the upcoming publication, the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. She looks forward to completing her certification and working with children.

Local Business and Organizations Helping the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline

September 17, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

People can support the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program by shopping, attending a fashion show, riding a horse, eating and laughing out loud at events held this fall. The Hotline is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.

Alumni in the News

People on the move in Palm Beach County business, civic groups

September 14, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

Adelphi alumna Diane Esposito has been promoted to associate dean for graduate nursing programs at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Esposito holds a master’s of science in nursing from Adelphi University and Ph.D. from Barry University.

Printmaking Demonstration Workshop At the East End Arts School in Riverhead

September 14, 2015 | Long Island Exchange

Adelphi alumna and East End Arts School faculty member Dawn Daisley will be teaching a printmaking workshop on Thursday, September 24, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the East End Arts Carriage House. Demonstrations will be offered on monoprints, relief printing, etching and more.

Richmond Hill Principal Believes Emotional Connection with Children is Key

September 14, 2015 | DNAinfo

Adelphi’s Jill Hoder, alumna and P.S. 161 Arthur Ashe School principal believes emotional connection with children is key. The school is considered one of the best in the state and features a new playground that is being re-designed.

The Soldiers Project

September 14, 2015 | Z-100 Radio

Alumnus Silas Kelly to discuss The Soldiers Project’s mission to help veterans and their families on September 20 at 6:00 a.m.

No Muddy Shoes

September 16, 2015 | Green Cities Blue Waters

Adelphi alumna Sara Kulins, education and outreach coordinator at Sunken Meadow State Park is featured on the blog for her environmental education work. “Salt Marsh Adventure” is how Kulins describes the short walks designed for children of all ages to help them better understand the park’s wildlife.   

NYLIM International Appointments

September 16, 2015 | Business Wire

Alumnus Jeffrey Phlegar was appointed a vice chairman of New York Life Investment Management International in February 2014. He received a Master of Business Administration from Adelphi University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Hofstra University.

CAU president delivers keynote at school’s convocation

September 17, 2015 |  WSB-TV

Alumnus and Clark Atlanta University president Ronald A. Johnson will deliver the keynote address at the school’s opening convocation. He earned his bachelor of arts in economics and an MBA in finance from Adelphi University. He also received a master of arts and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Stanford University.

7 Lives Intersecting With Pope Francis’

September 18, 2015 | New York Times

Alumnus and founder of Hydro Tech Environmental, Mostafa El Sehamy, won lottery tickets to see the pope in Central Park. Despite not being Catholic, El Sehamy is excited to meet Pope Francis as he is passionately in support of the the pope’s policy of “radical inclusion.”

University Arts in the News

Ephemeral Exhibition at Adelphi University Engages the Public

September 16, 2015 |

Adelphi University presents its 2015 Ephemeral Exhibition titled The Spirits Among Us, contemporary artists grapple with issues of human physicality, mortality and belief. Some artists include Kiki Smith, Lesley Dill, Mark Fox and more.

Kris Allen

September 16, 2015 | News 12 Long Island

Adelphi University is excited to announce that American Idol winner Kris Allen to kick-off the eighth season for the AUPAC. Allen will be celebrating his new album Horizons as well as playing old hits as well.

The Top Seven Events for the Coming Week

September 17, 2015 | The Island Now

Kris Allen performance highlighted as one of the top seven events for the coming week on Long Island. 

Things to Do on Long Island, Sept. 18 to 25, 2015

September 18, 2015 | New York Times

Adelphi University has announced its upcoming Performing Arts Center and University Center Gallery shows including: “L’Elisir d’Amore,”on September 27,“Baths of Caracalla The Three Tenors Concert,” on September 12, Kris Allen, singer-songwriter on September 18 and paintings by Richmond Lewis displayed through September 22.


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