A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.
Faculty/Staff in the News
September 21, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor
Associate Professor Margaret Lally comments on the diversity in Broadway’s current theater season. Some of the shows mentioned are: Hamilton, the rap and hip-hop musical that retells the story of the American Revolution featuring mostly black and Latino actors; Allegiance, George Takei’s musical based on the famous “Star Trek” actor’s experiences as a child in the Japanese internment camps during World War II; and On Your Feet!, a musical about the immigrant journeys of pop music power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
September 21, 2015 | The World Post
Associate Professor Reem Khamis-Dakwar discusses the decision of the Israeli government to cut funding to elementary church-run schools in Israel. Pope Francis has been called upon to help this financial crisis which has affected nearly 50 schools serving the Palestine community in Israel and over 30,000 students.
Psychology vs. Psychiatry: Which Is Better?
September 23, 2015 | WebMD
Psychiatrists and Psychologists are often grouped together even though they each have unique roles. Professor Rebecca Curtis helps clear up the confusion on the differences between the two, as well as which may be more helpful to specific patients.
September 24, 2015 | Long Island Exchange
Jane White, Ph.D., professor of nursing and associate dean for research in the College of Nursing and Public Health at Adelphi University is one of just seven individuals in New York State to achieve the designation by the American Academy of Nursing as Academy fellows at its annual policy conference, Transforming Health, Driving Policy, in Washington, D.C.
September 24, 2015 | Long Island.com
Adelphi Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Nursing and Public Health Jane White, Ph.D. will be honored by the American Academy of Nursing on October 17, 2015.
September 24, 2015 | capconcorp.com
CHI Director Elizabeth Cohn will be a speaker at the ONC Consumer Health IT Summit in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 1. The meeting will celebrate important advancements in health IT that can equip individuals with information and technology to advance a patient-centered learning health system.
University in the News
September 21, 2015 | Long Island Exchange
Donna J. Nelson, Ph.D., professor of chemistry at the University of Oklahoma and president-elect of the American Chemical Society to speak at Adelphi on September 28, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom of the Ruth S. Harley University Center on “America’s Scientific Readiness: Challenges and How We Can Meet Them”.
September 23, 2015 | LongIsland.com
Adelphi announces a free lecture: “America’s Scientific Readiness: Challenges and How We Can Meet Them” by Donna J. Nelson, Ph.D., professor of chemistry at the University of Oklahoma and president-elect of the American Chemical Society. Her work concerns our national ability to respond to the scientific needs that arise with social, economic or national security issues.
September 23, 2015 | Fox5NY.com
Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline has joined the online crowd and is now offering an online chat feature on its website from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays from either trained social workers or volunteers standing by to answer questions and provide support. The volunteers are breast cancer survivors themselves.
September 25, 2015 | LongIsland.com
Adelphi hosts COAP Accounting Program for minority high school juniors for only $30. Participants were able to learn about the field of accounting through classes and workshops at Adelphi’s Garden City campus, as well as trips to accounting firms such as Margolin, Winer & Evens, LLP in Garden City and Eisneramper, LLP in Melville.
September 25, 2015 | Long Island Exchange
Adelphi and New York Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) introduced the accounting profession to high school students through classes and workshops held at Adelphi’s Garden City campus.
September 25, 2015 | PRLog
For five years, Adelphi has hosted the Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) to help high school students learn about the field of accounting through workshops and classes held at the Garden City campus.
Alumni in the News
September 21, 2015 | Innovate LI
Have you ever been bothered by a restaurant server continuously asking if you’re ready to pay the check? Adelphi Alumna and Ready Check Glo founder Celestina Pugliese is featured in this article about her invention and how it’s changing the service industry.
September 23, 2015 | Broadway World
Adelphi Alumna Autumn Clack has been cast as part of a female-driven play called True Story. Clack is part of Ophelia’s Rope, a two-women improve team and has been featured in Give/Take with Cone Man Running Productions, 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche, Secrets of a Soccer Mom and more.
September 23, 2015 | Bernews.com
Adelphi Alumna Netter E. Hollinsid and head of the New Hope Counseling & Consulting Services, speaks about Bermuda’s mental health care crisis and individuals suffering from mental health issues in Bermuda.
September 23, 2015 | Crain’s Chicago Business
Alumnus and Board of Trustees Vice-Chair Thomas F. Motamed is recognized for Who’s Who in Chicago Business Insurance.
September 24, 2015 | Market Watch
Adelphi Alumnus Rich Erario has been named by U.S. Bank head of its global treasury management division. Erario has more than 30 years of experience in corporate and consumer banking, including managing director and division head roles at JPMorgan Chase in New York City.
September 24, 2015 | Equities.com
Adelphi Alumnus Jason McCarthy has developed a biotechnology theme that leverages immunotherapy platforms serving both cancer and infectious disease indications. Read his new interview with Life Sciences Report.
September 25, 2015 | Garden City News
Adelphi Alumnus Joe Chojnacki to perform on Wednesday, October 7, at 1:30 p.m. at the Garden City Casino with Jean McCormick. Music featured from the classic Disney songwriting team of “The Sherman Brothers”. They will be taking a closer look at the influence that the brothers, and Walt Disney himself had on the 1964 New York World’s Fair.
September 25, 2015 | Baltimore Sun
Even though Adelphi Alumna Anne Perry Brown majored in mathematics, her minor in art just helped her win a number of awards at the Howard County Fair. Brown took home a blue or red ribbon in every one of the classes she entered and may be the first artist that has won first or second place in every fine arts class entered.
University Arts in the News
September 21, 2015 | Long Island Weekly
Adelphi University is excited to announce its Performing Arts Center 2015-16 Season Lineup including the Larson Legacy Concert Series, the return of the acclaimed chamber music ensemble Trio Solisti, the Vital Theatre Company production of Pinkalicious: The Musical, the world-renowned Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company, and more.
September 23, 2015 | LongIsland.com
AUPAC is proud to present the international Fischoff gold medal-winning performance group Akropolis Reed Quintet, on Friday, October 2, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage of the Concert Hall at 1 South Ave, Garden City, NY. The group was established in 2009 at the University of Michigan and has since delighted audiences with their unique and refreshing arrangements of classical music from the last four centuries.
September 23, 2015 | Long Island Exchange
Akropolis Reed Quintet, the international Fischoff gold medal-winning performance group that puts a spin on classical music from the last four centuries, is coming to Adelphi on Friday, October 2, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. The program will consist of classics such as Gershwin’s jazz-inspired Three Preludes as well as modern day compositions like John Leszczynski’s Variations in the Reeds. Akropolis will also be performing two of their first commissions, Fun Fun Fun Fun and High Speed Run.
September 24, 2015 | Her Campus
Recent AUPAC performer and American Idol winner Kris Allen interviewed by Her Campus about writing habits, pre-show rituals and more.
September 24, 2015 | News LI
Akropolis Reed Quintet, the international Fischoff gold medal-winning performance group will be performing at Adelphi University’s AUPAC on October 2, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
September 24, 2015 | Long Island Press
Past President Robert A. Scott will hold his opening reception for his art exhibit at Main Street Gallery in Huntington on September 25, at 6:00 p.m. The show will feature a variety of images, including the faces of people, animals, and outcrops of stone.
September 24, 2015 | PRLOG
Accomplished musician and educator Naomi Katz Cohen will take you on a musical journey celebrating songs and dances from the Jewish tradition. A Musical Morning with Naomi Cohen is designed for children of all ages and their families and is scheduled on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. Cohen will be assisted by Adelphi University music education students.
September 25, 2015 | The Island Now
The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center’s screening of L’Elisir d’Amore, a comic opera by Gaetano Donizetti, was selected as one of the top seven events for the coming week by The Island Now.
September 25, 2015 | Long Island Exchange
Naomi Cohen’s interactive presentation will not only focus on the repertoire, but the meaning behind the dances and songs and their importance in the Jewish tradition. See the special programming at the AUPAC on Saturday, October 10, 2015.
September 25, 2015 | New York Times
The New York Times featured AUPAC’s L’Elisir d’Amore, the Larson Legacy Concert: Sam Willmott, and Three Women and The Truth as major events to see on Long Island.
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