A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

15 actions you can take right now for a successful school year

September 8, 2015 | USA Today College

Want to start this semester off on the right foot? Check out these 15 tips from Senior Associate Provost Les Baltimore that will help make this semester your most successful yet. Some tips include how to improve your study habits, the best time to find an internship, how to be actively involved on campus, organizational and budgeting tips and more.

Long Island hires and promotions: Kali Chan, Public Relations Professionals of Long Island

September 8, 2015 | Newsday

Newsday highlights Long Island hires and promotions including Kali Chan, director of media relations at Adelphi University, elected president of the board for Public Relations Professionals of Long Island, the largest regional trade association for PR and communications professionals.

The Importance of Academic Advising

September 10, 2015 | GoodCall

Want to make sure you are making the right choice when selecting classes? Director of Academic Services Debra Kyriacou helps explain why it’s important to meet with your advisor. She says it’s more than just helping you choose courses but can help you reach your ultimate career goals.

After Sandy, Katrina And Sept. 11, This Sculptor Finds Art In Survival

September 11, 2015 | NPR  

Adelphi University Professor Christopher Saucedo speaks about how he used art to help him live through three life-altering events: the loss of his brother in the September 11th tragedy and the loss of his homes in Hurricane Katrina and Sandy. Saucedo is not only a survivor, but an artist that turns tragedies into something hopeful.

RWJF Scholar Named a White House ‘Champion of Change’

September 11, 2015 | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Adelphi University’s director of the Center for Health Innovation has been named a “Champion of Change” for precision medicine by the White House. Dr. Elizabeth Gross Cohn is committed to help create healthier communities by eliminating health disparities among underrepresented populations.   

University in the News

Adelphi Graduate Student Selected for Prestigious Emergency Management Fellowship

September 8, 2015 |

Adelphi University student Robert Bristol has been chosen for the prestigious John D. Solomon Fellowship for Public Service. Bristol is currently studying to receive his master’s in emergency management and will be working at the NYC Department of Education through the fellowship to build the agency’s Crisis Management Tools as well as implementing the Continuity of Operations Plan.

LI colleges make U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges Rankings

September 10, 2015 | Newsday

U.S. News & World Report released their 2016 Best Colleges rankings and Adelphi was listed among them. Lori Duggan Gold, vice president for communications at Adelphi, said the rankings are “one of many tools available for students and families in the college selection process, and we are pleased to be on the list of best national universities in the country.”

Alumni in the News

Clem Dominguez Releases New Amazon eBook, “Let Iran Have Nukes”

September 8, 2015 | Press Release Rocket

Adelphi University alumnus Clem Dominguez, author of Fixing America’s Problems in Baby Steps and Drink Your Way Out of Alcoholism, has released a new e-book, Let Iran Have Nukes. The controversial release shows a different approach to the United States’ relations with Iran regarding weapons.

Alice Hoffman to speak about ‘The Marriage of Opposites’ at The Loft

September 10, 2015 |

Alumna and award-winning writer Alice Hoffman will speak as part of the “Writers in the Loft” series to talk about her latest novel, The Marriage of Opposites. She said she will also talk about her writing process and how she chooses the subjects. She will be at be at The Music Hall Loft in Portsmouth at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16.

Your Ultimate Guide to Networking in Grad School

September 11, 2015  | Levo

Alumna Liz Funk wrote a guide to how to network successfully as a graduate student. Some of her advice includes becoming friendly with the admissions office, establishing meaningful relationships with your classmates, ordering business cards and more.   

Community theater opens in Port Washington for kids, adults of all ages

September 11, 2015  | FiOS1 News

Adelphi University alumnus Kyle Savage has opened up another Shining Studio’s location in Amityville. Shining Studio’s offers children’s classes in musical theater, film acting, singing, dancing and more.

University Arts in the News

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Announces its 2015-2016 Season Lineup

September 8, 2015 |

Adelphi University has announced its exciting Performing Arts Center 2015-2016 season lineup. Some of the acts include: Kris Allen, winner of season eight of American Idol, the new Larson Legacy Concert Series, Pinkalicious: The Musical, based on the best-selling children’s books, Trevor McQueen, and more.

American Idol Season Eight Winner Kris Allen to Kick-Off Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Season on September 18

September 11, 2015 | NYMetroParents

Adelphi University has announced that Season Eight American Idol winner Kris Allen will kick-off the eighth season for Adelphi’s Performing Arts Center. The show will celebrate the release of his new album Horizons and he will perform past hits like“Live Like We’re Dying”.    

Kris Allen

September 11, 2015 | Village Voice

Big announcement from Adelphi University, the college has chosen American Idol winner Kris Allen to kick-off the eighth season for the Performing Arts Center. Allen will be promoting his new album Horizons as well as performing past hits.  

Things to Do on Long Island, Sept. 11 to 18, 2015

September 11, 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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