A digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News


Obama to join other world leaders for UN General Assembly

September 19, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Newsday turned to experts Professor Katie Laatikainen and Director of the Levermore Global Scholars program Peter DeBartolo to discuss the UN General Assembly goals.


Dr. Oz And His Epic Fail

September 19, 2016 ⎸Huffington Post

Story mentions Associate Professor Wahiba Abu-Ras’ recent study on the impact of this election’s Islamophobia on American Muslims.



September 20, 2016 ⎸i24NEWS

The story mentions Associate Professor Wahiba Abu-Ras’ recent study on Islamophobia on American Muslims at the 6:50 mark.


Autism expert to speak in Mt. Laurel

September 20, 2016 ⎸Courier-Post

Clinical Assistant Professor Stephen Shore to receive the Dr. Temple Grandin Achievement Award for Excellence in Autism at the Westin Hotel.


When labor laws left farm workers behind — and vulnerable to abuse

September 20, 2016 ⎸PBS NewsHour

Associate Professor Margaret Gray on how the agriculture industry was and continues to be one of the most dangerous in the private sector.


Book Discussion: Beautiful Ruins

September 20, 2016 ⎸Newsday

English Department Chair Peter West to moderate a book discussion on Beautiful Ruins at the North Merrick Library on Friday, October 21, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.  


Do’s and Don’ts of Investing in Private Companies

September 21, 2016 ⎸U.S. News & World Report

Clinical Professor and Senior Executive in Residence Michael J. Driscoll on the do’s and don’ts of investing in private companies. This story was also picked up by Yahoo! Finance and others.


Fine Line Between Paranoia and Vigilance

September 23, 2016 ⎸HealthZette

Clinical Associate Professor K.C. Rondello discusses keeping your family safe in light of the terror attacks in New York City and New Jersey.  


Will Twitter, Facebook bring new viewers by livestreaming debates?

September 23, 2016 ⎸Christian Science Monitor

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on the role Twitter and Facebook will play in social media political coverage as they live stream the 2016 election presidential debates.


Long Island hires and promotions: Kelly Matera, Newsday Media Group
September 23, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Reyna Machado has been appointed as assistant director of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program, she was previously a marketing services manager at HealthDay, a producer and syndicator of health news, in Melville.


Death on a Dairy – Transcript

September 23, 2016 ⎸Life of the Law

Associate Professor Margaret Gray discusses the dangers of dairy farming conditions and farmworker rights in the transcribed interview with Eilís O’Neill.


Professor’s Perspective: Obama’s dangerous internet giveaway

September 23, 2016 ⎸The Island Now

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on the upcoming Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) transition that will allow the United States to abdicate control to a multi-stakeholder international governing body on September 20, 2016.


New Assistant Director for the Breast cancer Program

September 23, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Reyna Machado becomes the assistant director of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program. She is a resident of Garden City and has served in marketing and communication roles for universities, non-profits and private organizations.


Shortcut to debate winner: Whoever the analyst liked before it started

September 23, 2016 ⎸The Dallas Morning News

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski on using social media to gain the pulse of who is winning the presidential debate.


Our Town: What it takes to get to the top  

September 23, 2016 ⎸The Island Now

Assistant Professor Meredith Whitley on her research about the characteristics of urban city youth who make it to the top in the NBA or NFL.


University News

DRAG A-GO-GO TV Land for Breast Cancer

September 20, 2016 ⎸Newsday

DRAG A-GO-GO TV Land on Sunday, October 23, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Ancient Order of Hibernians-Babylon to benefit the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline.


Top 10 Emergency Management Master’s Degrees Online 2016 – 2017

September 23, 2016 ⎸Emergency Management Degree Program Guide

Adelphi University has been identified as one of the top colleges for online emergency management master’s degrees. The ranking considered tuition and popularity data gathered from the NCES College Navigator Database.


Breast cancer survivors speak at annual celebration

September 23, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline’s annual Celebration of Survivorship to be held on Tuesday, October 25 at the Ruth S. Harley University Center Ballroom at Adelphi and will honor its director, Hillary Rutter, LCSW, and four breast cancer survivors.



September 23, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Mayor of Garden City, Nicholas P. Episcopia, highlights the winners of the Adelphi Prize for Leadership in his column. The winners include: John J. Bingham, Andrew G. Nagel, Mairead R. Pfaff, James P. Rumsey, Suzanne V. Sanossian, Elizabeth C. Tully and Seunghyun Woo.


Alumni in the News

Absolute Logic’s Al Alper releases new book on Amazon

September 19, 2016 ⎸Wilton Bulletin

Alumnus Al Alper’s self-published a book, Revealed! The Secrets to Protecting Yourself from Cyber-Criminals aims to raise the awareness of business owners who are vulnerable to cyber attacks and offers common-sense strategies to stay protected.


10 years of AdColor: Progress, setbacks and hope

September 19, 2016 ⎸Campaign US

Alumnus Marc Strachan, vice president of premise strategy and multicultural marketing at Diageo featured in article about AdColor’s premiere event celebrating is 10th anniversary in Boca Raton and diversity.


Kinesis Project Dance Theatre Presents SECRETS AND SEAWALL in Fort Tilden

September 19, 2016 ⎸Broadway World

Alumna Melissa Riker’s Kinesis Project dance theatre will perform Secrets and Seawall, which presents methods of dance and architecture to explore vulnerability, power, and how each are revealed on the beach of Fort Tilden.


Emmys: Key & Peele Comedy Central

September 20, 2016 ⎸Emmys

Alumnus and Trustee Peter Principato wins an Emmy for his executive producer role on Comedy Central’s hit Key & Peele in the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series category.


Astoria Characters: The Painter Who Puts Time in its Place

September 20, 2016 ⎸Huffington Post

Alumna Sharon Florin featured for her artwork, career and life in the Huffington Post article.


Today Show

September 20, 2016 ⎸Today Show

Alumna Polly de Mille, coordinator of performance services at the Hospital for Special Surgery conducted the maximal oxygen consumption test. Start at 1:16.


Obituary: Docie Woodard, 1948-2016  

September 21, 2016 ⎸Seven Days

Alumna Docie Woodard passed away. She was a fearless advocate for children and women who were victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence.


National Association of Professional Women Inducts Debra Bushman, Financial Advisor at UBS Financial Services, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

September 23, 2016 ⎸Press Release Rocket

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Adelphi alumna Debra Bushman as a 2016-2017 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle for her leadership in finance.


Making Greece proud in New York

September 23, 2016 ⎸Neos Kosmos

Alumnus Nick Livano talks about the Livanos restaurants, devotion to the family business and high-quality food standards with Neos Kosmos.


Athletics in the News

Braun, Rogers win Cow Harbor 10K titles

September 19, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Graduate student Nicholas Filippazzo placed third in Northport’s annual Cow Harbor 10K run on Saturday, September 17, 2016.


University Arts in the News

Sam Salmond, 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant Winner, to Perform at Adelphi University on Sunday, September 25

September 20, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Sam Salmond, 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant Winner, to perform at Adelphi University on Sunday, September 25 for an exciting preview of multiple new musicals in development.


Sam Salmond, 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant Winner, to Perform at Adelphi University on Sunday, September 25

September 21, 2016 ⎸

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the Larson Legacy Concert showcasing the work of Sam Salmond, a recipient of The American Theatre Wing’s 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants, on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in the Olmsted Theatre.


What’s happening on Long Island this weekend

September 23, 2016 ⎸LI Herald

Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto on screen on September 24 and Sam Salmond comes to AUPAC on September 25 were highlighted in What’s Happening on Long Island This Weekend.


Special musical program at Adelphi

September 23, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Join Sam Salmond and a gang of Broadway’s best for the Larson Legacy Concert on Sunday, September 25 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Theatre.


Adelphi University presents “Mahmoud Hamadani: Endless Roads”

September 23, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Captivating exhibition featuring the work of artist Mahmoud Hamadani will be on display through Sunday, October 30 and the reception to take place on September 28, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.


Family Programming Returns to Adelphi University with Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School

September 23, 2016 ⎸Long Island Exchange

Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School, based on the best-selling children’s books, will be performed on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at 3:00 p.m.


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