A digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

Pay attention to domestic violence
October 3, 2016 ⎸North Texas e-News

Associate Professor Jessie Klein’s research and link between school shootings and abusive dating relationships is cited in article concerning domestic violence.


How to Get People to Evacuate? Try Fear
October 6, 2016 ⎸New York Times

Meghan McPherson, assistant director of the Center for Health Innovation and part-time faculty member in the Emergency Management Graduate Programs on how to effectively communicate the need to evacuate ahead of a threatening weather event such as Hurricane Matthew. The story also re-ran on and Houston Chronicle, among other major outlets.


This place will let you throw an ax at your ex
October 6, 2016 ⎸New York Post

Adjunct Faculty Member Deborah Serani on the NJ trend of “Ax Your Past” parties and relieving stress and moving forward after a difficult relationship.


Italian humorist to speak at Senior Center
October 7, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Salvatore Primeggia, professor of sociology at Adelphi and frequent entertainer on Italian American culture and comedy will deliver a tal at the Garden City Senior Center on Golf Club Lane on Monday, October 17, 2016.


Storm like Hurricane Matthew would be ‘devastating’ to LI, experts say
October 7, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Meghan McPherson, assistant director of the Center for Health Innovation and part-time faculty member in the Emergency Management Graduate Programs shares her expertise if Hurricane Matthew were to hit Long Island’s South Shore as a Category 3 storm.


University in the News

Author events on Long Island, week of Oct. 2
October 3, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Adelphi Community Reads author and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates lecture on Wednesday, October 5, at 7:00 p.m. at Adelphi University highlighted in Newsday.


Bethpage Best of Long Island
October 3, 2016 ⎸Long Island Press

Voting is Going on Right Now for Best of LI Competition. Readers of the Long Island Press have nominated Adelphi in six categories. Please help us WIN by voting. There will be only one winner per category. Second and third place will NOT be recognized. The voting period is through December 15, 2016. During this time, votes are accepted one vote, per category, per day, per person. It only takes a few minutes a day. At the end of the voting period, the nominee with the most votes in each respective category will be awarded the distinction of Bethpage Best of LI 2017:  


2017 Arts and Entertainment Nominees
Concert Venue: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center – Garden City

Public Garden: Adelphi University – Garden City


2017 Education Nominees

College or University: Adelphi University – Garden City

College President: Dr. Christine M. Riordan / Adelphi University – Garden City

College Sports Coach: Dominic Scala / Baseball / Adelphi University – Garden City


2017 Services Nominees

Publicist: Kali Chan – Garden City


Adelphi Medical Results Forum
October 6, 2016 ⎸Port Washington Post

Adelphi University Breast Cancer Hotline will host How to Interpret Your Medical Results, a free forum which aims to help those who attend to better understand their medical records, on Wednesday, November 9 on campus.


17 Top US College Programs to Offer Scholarships at ‘Dancing Through College & Beyond’ Event
October 6, 2016 ⎸

Adelphi University was named among the 17 top U.S. college programs to offer scholarships at the ‘Dancing Through College & Beyond’ event on Saturday, October 22 to be held at Harkness Dance Center in New York City.


LIA celebrates its 90th Anniversary
October 6, 2016 ⎸New York Real Estate Journal

Adelphi University is one of the oldest sustaining members of the Long Island Association (LIA) since 1970, which celebrated its 90th anniversary this year with a poolside reception at the Crest Hollow Country Club.


Final Random Thoughts on a Bad Campaign
October 7, 2016 ⎸Anton Media Group

Correction was issued. A June story reported that government took a pass on the 100 Resilient Cities competition. Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation, Touro Law Disaster Law Clinic and the Center for Disaster Resiliency Services worked with North Hempstead on an application.


Socially Speaking
October 7, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Athena commented positively about the environment of the campus.


Alumni in the News

Sartorius Webinar Addresses Risk Mitigation and Management to Ensure Virus Safety of Biopharmaceuticals
October 3, 2016 ⎸Stamford Advocate

Alumna Hazel Aranha will deliver a webinar on risk mitigation and management to ensure virus safety of biopharmaceuticals.


Tassin, Jeffrey D.
October 6, 2016 ⎸Chattanoogan

Alumnus Jeffrey D. Tassin, Ph.D., passed away at the age of 64 at his Chattanooga home on September 27, 2016.


Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter Merges with National Organization, Hires New President and CEO
October 6, 2016 ⎸Yahoo! News

Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter merges with national organization and hires alumnus and new president and CEO David Sobel who received his bachelor’s degree from Adelphi.


Monroe C. Gutman Library
October 7, 2016 ⎸Facebook

Alumna Lisa Pastore’s scientific illustration completed in Technical Drawing while at Adelphi is displayed in the Gutman Library at Harvard University where she is pursuing a master’s degree.


Yasmine Saad, Ph.D., is recognized by Continental Who’s Who
October 7, 2016 ⎸PRNewswire

Yasmine Saad, Ph.D., is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of psychology.


By Doing Good. Local Teenagers Earn Dorothy M. Sharer Scholarship
October 7, 2016 ⎸Hospital Newspaper

A volunteer at South Nassau Communities Hospital since June 17, 2014, Dorothy Daga will attend Adelphi University to pursue a degree in nursing. She was awarded the hospital’s annual Dorothy M. Sharer Scholarship.


Mary C. Scully 
October 7, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Alumna Mary C. Scully passed away.  She graduated from Great Neck High School and Adelphi University where Mary worked as an admissions director for foreign students.


Athletics in the News

Negron: The Boss Belongs In The Hall 
October 6, 2016 ⎸NY Sports Day

Adelphi’s Head Baseball Coach Dom Scala’s start as a Yankees bullpen catcher and being hired by George Steinbrenner detailed.


University Arts in the News

Push Pause
October 3, 2016 ⎸FiOS1 Long Island

Walking tour of the Outdoor Sculpture Biennial to be featured on Push Pause program. Air dates include:

Tuesday, October 4: 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 6: 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

Friday, October 7: 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 8: 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, October 9: 3:30 p.m.

Friday, October 14: 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, October 15: 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 16: 12:30 p.m.


What’s happening on Long Island this weekend
October 6, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Les Ballets Russes, Circle Mirror Transformation and American Brass Quintet at Adelphi are highlighted in What’s happening on Long Island this weekend.


Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events October 6–12
October 6, 2016 ⎸Long Island Press

Les Ballets Russes, which brings together works from different periods including the Specter of the rose, the unbridled eroticism of The Afternoon of a Faun, the tragic festivities of Petrouchka and the subtle Spanish flavor of The Three-Cornered Hat on Sunday, October 9 in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center.



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