A digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News


Exactly What To Do To Convince Your Boss To Let You Work From Home On Fridays

September 12, 2016 ⎸Fast Company

Professor MaryAnne Hyland is featured in the article and discusses how to convince your boss to let you work from home on Fridays.


9/11 Responder: Prepare for the Worst

September 12, 2016 ⎸HealthZette

Clinical Associate Professor K.C. Rondello talks about his experience on 9/11, assisting to create the University Emergency Management Program and the importance of disaster preparedness.


American Muslims 15 Years After 9/11/2001

September 12, 2016 ⎸

Associate Professor Wahiba Abu-Ras’ study on Islamophobia on the Muslim American community and the struggles they still face 15 years after 9/11.   


New Book on Depression Puts Focus on Older Adults

September 14, 2016 ⎸Next Avenue

Adjunct Faculty Member Deborah Serani on how a comprehensive, multi-professional assessment ensures a proper diagnosis of late life depression. Next Avenue also published an excerpt from Serani’s book Depression in Later Life: An Essential Guide.


Watch: President Obama Creates the First Marine National Monument in the Atlantic Ocean

September 15, 2016 ⎸White House Blog

Professor James Dooley was among a number of distinguished marine scientists who petitioned for a protective status for the fragile deep sea canyons and seamounts off the coast of New England. President Obama designated the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, protecting fragile deep-sea ecosystems off the coast of New England as the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.


Trump’s child care plan is a good start but it’s still not enough

September 15, 2016 ⎸Fox News Opinion

Professor Elizabeth Palley wrote an op-ed on why Donald Trump’s proposed child care plan falls short.


North Hempstead offers disaster prep advice in more languages

September 15, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Center for Health Innovation (CHI) and Town of North Hempstead teamed up to offer FEMA disaster prep information translated in more languages. Meghan McPherson, assistant director of CHI and part-time faculty member in the Emergency Management Graduate Programs was interviewed.


Affording child care in America: Four essential reads

September 15, 2016 ⎸SFGate

Professor Elizabeth Palley’s book In Our Hands: The Struggle for U.S. Child Care Policy recognized on the list of Affording child care in America: Four essential reads.



September 15, 2016 ⎸International Association of Emergency Managers Bulletin

Meghan McPherson, assistant director of CHI and part-time faculty member in the Emergency Management Graduate Programs penned an article“Improving Resilience and Preparedness through Community-Academic Partnerships” that was published in Vol. 33 No. 9 September 2016 edition.


Is drone racing the next NASCAR? Ask ESPN. (+video)

September 15, 2016 ⎸Christian Science Monitor

Assistant Professor John Drew on drone racing becoming a televised sport. The Drone Racing League is partnering with ESPN.


Veterans Coming Home

September 15, 2016 ⎸WLIW

Sam L Grogg, interim provost and executive vice president, will represent Adelphi at the Veterans Coming Home: In Dialogue event on September 28 at WLIW21 Plainview Studios.


Summer 2016 has seen some of the scariest observable effects of climate change yet

September 16, 2016 ⎸Mic

Beth Christensen, director of the Adelphi University Environmental Studies Program explains the effects of climate change and rise in natural disasters.


Local Hindu group holds memorial service for revered guru

September 16, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Associate Professor Hanna Kim on the death of India-based BAPS leader Pramukh Swami Maharaj and the community event on Long Island on Sunday, September 18.


Long Island Events

September 16, 2016 ⎸Newsday

Professor Salvatore Primeggia will deliver a lecture on “Tracing Italian Immigrant History to the Present” on October 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the Huntington Library.


With the embargo eased, Cuba remains mystery for most Americans

September 16, 2016 ⎸

Adelphi University professors and a student comment on their experience in Cuba and what surprised them. This interview with Raycom Media resulted in several hits.   


Community Club to host Adelphi professor  

September 16, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Adjunct Professor Spurgeon Thompson will deliver a lecture on “The Thing Around Your Neck” on October 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the Garden City Casino.


University News

55 Percent Of Americans Believe That The Government Will Take Care Of Them If Disaster Strikes

September 12, 2016 ⎸Before It’s News

Data from the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation Poll on emergency preparedness highlighted in the article focusing on whether or not Americans believe that the government will take care of them if disaster strikes.


U.S. News college rankings list Stony Brook as top LI school

September 14, 2016 ⎸Newsday

U.S. News & World Report released its 2017 Best Colleges rankings and Adelphi University is now ranked 146, up seven points from last year’s position of 153.


Autism After School

September 14, 2016 ⎸Long Island Pulse

Adelphi student Cristopher Greco talks about how the Bridges to Adelphi program and Mitch Nagler have empowered him to succeed at college and beyond.


Philanthropist Amy Hagedorn dies at 79

September 14, 2016 ⎸Long Island Business News

LIBN briefly mentions Adelphi’s connection to philanthropist Amy Hagedorn, who passed away on September 8 at the age of 79.


The United States of Anxiety: A Pre-Debate Check-In on Long Island

September 15, 2016 ⎸WNYC

Adelphi University will help kick off The United States of Anxiety, a new podcast focused on the 2016 election, produced by WNYC Studios and The Nation magazine. Join WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Kai Wright of The Nation for conversation on Monday, September 19, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Theatre at the Performing Arts Center.


The 8 Best Cities for Small Business in New York State

September 15, 2016 ⎸fundera ledger

Adelphi University and Garden City mentioned among Eight Best Cities for Small Business in New York State.


Top Colleges for University-Provided Part-Time Employment

September 15, 2016 ⎸Student Loan Report

Adelphi ranked as a top college for university-provided part-time employment. This study was performed by utilizing licensed Peterson’s Financial Aid Data that was updated for the year 2016. The total number of reported university-provided part-time jobs were listed out for each school, and the top schools out of thousands made the list.


Alumni in the News

Empire Shield: Soldiers stand watch to prevent another 9/11

September 12, 2016 ⎸U.S. Army

Alumnus and Sgt. Marius Donadelle, who received his political science degree at Adelphi, is part of the Joint Task Force Empire Shield which places military presence throughout New York City and remembers his 9/11 experience.



September 12, 2016 ⎸Volkswagen

Alumna Monica Chulewicz’s artwork is featured in (RE) Invention, a one-year visual art exhibition touring nationally that features 15 emerging artists with disabilities.  


Elana Zolfo Appointed as Dean, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School Of Business

September 12, 2016 ⎸New Jersey Business Magazine

Adelphi alumna Elana Zolfo has been appointed dean of Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business, she earned her MBA in management from Adelphi.


Noted Clinical Nurse Manager, Beverly A. Currie, RN, MSN, will be Spotlighted in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

September 14, 2016 ⎸PR News Channel

Alumna Beverly A. Currie, RN, MSN will be spotlighted in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare for her work as a clinical nurse manager working for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.



September 14, 2016 ⎸The Jewish Week

Adelphi alumna Elaine E. Katz served as a judge for the 2016 Ruderman Best in Business award. Katz is senior vice president for grants and communications at the Kessler Foundation.


Amedisys Welcomes Susan Sender as New Chief Clinical Officer

September 14, 2016 ⎸Globe Newswire

Amedisys welcomes Adelphi alumna Susan Sender as new senior vice president and chief clinical officer, she holds a BSN from Adelphi.


Radio Jobline

September 15, 2016 ⎸LI News Radio

Alumnus Silas Kelly will be on LI News Radio’s show called Radio Jobline on Saturday, September 17, 2016 to discuss career paths in social work.


Athletics in the News

The Business of Baseball

September 16, 2016 ⎸FiOS1 News

Head Baseball Coach Dom Scala on the business of baseball and his summer camp.


University Arts in the News

Disco Inferno: a ’70s Celebration to Kick-Off the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Season

September 12, 2016 ⎸PRLog

Disco Inferno: a ’70s Celebration will Kick-Off the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Season on Friday, September 16, 2016.


Adelphi University to Host its Eighth Outdoor Sculpture Biennial

September 14, 2016 ⎸Long Island Herald

Adelphi to Host its Eighth Outdoor Sculpture Biennial featuring the works of sculptors Miggy Buck, Chris Esposito, Matt Greco, Tamiko Kawata, Thea Lanzisero, Niki Lederer, and Lorryn Moore. A free reception is scheduled on Saturday, September 17, 2016.


Disco Inferno: a ’70s Celebration to Kick-Off Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Season on September 16

September 14, 2016 ⎸

AUPAC is pleased to announce that Disco Inferno: a ’70s Celebration will kick-off the ninth season on Friday, September 16, 2016 featuring classics from the era like “Turn the Beat Around,” “Celebrate, Good Times,” and “Last Dance.”


Adelphi University Presents “Mahmoud Hamadani: Endless Roads”

September 14, 2016 ⎸PRLog

Artist Mahmoud Hamadani: Endless Roads will be on view in the Performing Arts Center Gallery (Second Floor) through Sunday, October 30, 2016.


Adelphi University Presents “Mahmoud Hamadani: Endless Roads”

September 14, 2016 ⎸

The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program presents artist Mahmoud Hamadani: Endless Roads, “A visual exploration of basic dualisms, with which we grapple everyday, often with little awareness.”


Sam Salmond, 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant Winner, to Perform at Adelphi University

September 15, 2016 ⎸

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the Larson Legacy Concert showcasing the work of Sam Salmond on Sunday, September 25, 2016.


Push Pause

September 15, 2016 ⎸FiOS1 News

FiOS1 News The news will interview Director of Exhibitions Eliz Alahverdian and the Outdoor Sculpture Biennial artists on Saturday, September 17. Please join us for the free reception and tour from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.


Adelphi to host outdoor sculpture exhibition  

September 16, 2016 ⎸Garden City News

Adelphi University’s Outdoor Sculpture Biennial will be on display through May 31, 2018 featuring dynamic artwork throughout the 75-acre campus.




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