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Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island. Through its schools and programs%u2014The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work%u2014the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,500 students from 41 states and 63 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.
When asked to recall his fondest Adelphi memory, Leonard Garigliano '57 couldn't pick just one. "There are too many," he said. "I enjoyed every minute of my time at Adelphi." He is receiving the Ruth S. Harley Alumni Achievement Award at the 2013 Adelphi University Commencement.
Adelphi University's Diversity Committee is sponsoring an interactive panel discussion on recent and upcoming Supreme Court deliberations on issues of diversity and equality: gay marriage, affirmative action, and the Voting Rights Act.
Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI) is proud to announce its honorees for the 23rd Annual Awards Gala to be held on May 14, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at The Chateau Caterers, 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY. PRPLI is the premier organization for public relations, marketing, and communications practitioners. Recognized as one of the most prestigious award programs on Long Island,
Rakesh Gupta, former dean of the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business at Adelphi University, will give a lecture entitled, "India: Rooted in the Past, Present, and Future-Simultaneously" for the Garden City Community Club.
Ambassador Frank Wisner from Patton Boggs, LLP and Karen Parrish, vice president of industry solutions for the public sector for IBM will visit Adelphi University for Robert B. Willumstad School of Business Executive-in-Residence lectures.
High school journalists from around Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties will attend a panel discussion on "Challenges in Journalism." They will also be recognized with the Quill Awards in 14 categories.
Adelphi will explore ideals of peace and sustainability during a panel discussion on "Sustainable Peace and Western Sahara" and a visit to the United Nations Headquarters to attend briefings on peace, human rights, and sustainable development.
Adelphi University's Institute for Parenting will offer an interactive discussion and a continuing education event on parenting spirited children with internationally renowned lecturer, parent educator and author Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.
Award-winning mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer returns to Adelphi to perform a program of songs all about love-the joy, the passion, the pangs and the hilarity of love-accompanied by pianist and conductor, Associate Professor Christopher Lyndon-Gee.
Sam L Grogg, Ph.D., of Adelphi University, delivered "Oscars Exposed; A Look Behind the Scenes." At this event Dean Grogg exposed the inner workings of the Academy of Motion Pictures and the difficulties of producing a motion picture.
Dana Battaglia, assistant professor in Adelphi University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders was honored with Long Island Business News' 40 Under 40. She was recognized for her contributions towards the advancement of individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Dr. Tera W. Hunter, professor of History and African American Studies at Princeton University will speak at Adelphi University on African-American marriage, slavery, and freedom in the 1800s as part of Adelphi's Black History Month celebrations.
Adelphi University's Women's Giving Circle (WGC) sponsored 1,000 copies of Michael Pollan's Omnivore's Dilemma for the First Year Reading Program for the class of 2016. The team, comprising of Adelphi alumnae, friends and parents, is committed to make an impact on Adelphi students, faculty and programs.
In launching its first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign in its 116-year history, Adelphi Univeristy raised $58.5 million, and surpassed its original target goal of $56 million, thanks to the generosity of more than 16,000 individual donors.
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) and the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development bring you this film series showcasing a variety of political-themed movies this Presidential election season.
The Adelphi University Center for Career Development announced Mahnoor Misbah '14 as the first Community Fellow of the Year award recipient. Through the Community Fellows Program, Misbah interned with Global Kids at New York City.
On September 13, 2012, Adelphi University continues "The President's Series on Critical Issues" presented by Adelphi President Robert A. Scott with guest speaker Caroline Roan, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Reputation at Pfizer, Inc.
The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program presents its seventh Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, featuring the works of 10 skilled sculptors. The biennial will be on view from September 1, 2012 to May 31, 2014.
Eight Adelphi University Students were awarded the Horace G. McDonell Summer Research Science Fellowship. The students received a $4,000 stipend and benefit from working closely with a faculty mentor, conducting experiments in a research lab and gaining state-of-the-art training in the field of biology, chemistry and physics for 10 weeks.
The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program is holding its annual Art Faculty Exhibition that by eight art and art education faculty members. The exhibition highlights an exceptional selection of both two-dimensional and three dimensional work and will examine the unique relationships that we all have with our environment.
Long Island's premiere destination for the arts, the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), will celebrate its 5th anniversary season. The 2012-2013 season features the greatest entertainers and legends in music, dance, and theatre.
"One Water," a film about humans' changing relationship with water as this resource depletes, will be screened at Adelphi University on April 18 at 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. A Q and A session with the director and principle filmmakers will follow the film. This even is free, all are welcome to attend.
World renowned primatologist and humanitarian, Jane Goodall will deliver remarks about her experiences and work that has inspired action on behalf of endangered species and the planet at Adelphi University.
Food changed Bal Arneson's life, actually it's more accurate to say Bal changed her life, and the medium was food. "Spice Goddess" Bal Arneson will speak about, "The Making of a Spice Goddess: Education, Identity, and Female Empowerment" on March 28, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom in the Ruth S. Harley University Centre of Adelphi University.
Mark Bauerlein, Ph.D., accomplished professor and author, will speak on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 1:00 p.m., in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom in the Ruth S. Harley University Center of Adelphi University, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY.
Accomplished physicist, professor, and New York Times best-selling author Brian Greene, Ph.D. will speak on "String Theory: Reaching for Einstein's Dream" on Friday, March 2, 2012 at 8:30 p.m. at Adelphi University
Russian born, multi-award-winning pianist Vassily Primakov makes his first appearance at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) Concert Hall, One South Avenue, Garden City, NY on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at 8:00 p.m.
Adelphi now offers a Master's of Science and an Advanced Certificate in Health Information Technology for healthcare professionals looking to obtain information technology certification and/or IT professionals pursuing health information management.
Adelphi University received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create a science teacher education program for undergraduate students and career changers. The program includes graduate level coursework, classroom and three field experiences. Accepted students will receive a substantial stipend.
Dr. Laraine Fletcher and her co-director Dr. George Scheper have been awarded a grant that will fund a Summer Institute entitled, "Mesoamerica and the Southwest: A New History for an Ancient Land," is scheduled from June 17 to July 23, 2012.
Adelphi's Hudson Valley Center will open its new location at the St. Francis Hospital Medical Arts Pavilion in January 2012. The new center will allow for program expansion and better student access to resources and improved technology.
Dr. Jacques P. Barber., Ph.D., will deliver "Integrating Psychotherapy Research and Clinical Practice: A Personal Journey" on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. He will discuss ways in which the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies can combine research and practice to become an international leader in psychodynamics.
Best-selling author and educational psychologist Jane M. Healy will discuss how technology is not the solution to education's problems and why educators need to take charge of the use of technology in the classroom.
Thomas J. Ward, Jr '93, Executive Director of Adelphi University's Center for Career Development received the Friend of Education Award from the Massapequa Federation of Teachers for his commitment to bettering education.