June 28, 2013

In This Week’s News: June 22 to 28

Adelphi University President Robert A. Scott was named to the Long Island Press Power List for 2013.

Teens and financial independence was the subject of a recent Newsday article wherein Rakesh Gupta, a professor with the business school at Adelphi University was quoted.

Discuss their goals and a deadline for achieving them. Be clear on who’ll pay for what. “Put the agreement in writing,” he advised.

Garden City News reported as part of the Earthfest celebration, the Garden City Bird Sanctuary honored Adelphi Associate Dean of Student Affairs Della Hudson with the 2013 Environmental Stewardship Award. Hudson has been a long term supporter of the community’s nature center and initiated the Adelphi Freshman Community Action Program (FCAP).

Discover how you can apply the new psychology of success and happiness with Dr. Steven Lurie at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Dr. Lurie earned a B.A. in psychology from Brandeis University and a Ph.D. in psychology from Adelphi University.  He teaches at both NYU and Adelphi University. published Not Prepared: 17 Signs That Most Americans Will Be Wiped Out By The Coming Economic Collapse. This list of items featured four statistics revealed in the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation Poll on Emergency Preparedness.

Garden City Life’s Stephen Levine wrote that Adelphi University’s athletic program was honored at the 2012-2013 President’s Cup recipients earlier this month from the Northeast-10 Conference. The Presidents’ Cup is presented annually to signify overall athletic excellence in the conference and awarded to the institution that compiles the most overall points, based on their final regular-season standings from all of their programs.

Adelphi University’s kickoff for their fall Ephemeral Arts Exhibition was featured on My LITV. Interviewed for the segment were Sam Grogg, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at Adelphi University; Carson Fox, Curator, Ephemeral Art Exhibition at Adelphi; Joe Mangrum, Visual Artist.

Long Island Business News reported that Catholic Health Services of Long Island has named alum Dr. Patrick M. O’Shaughnessy as the system’s vice president for medical affairs and chief medical officer. He earned his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and his master’s in business administration from Adelphi University.

The Board of Trustees of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company announced today that alum Eileen C. McDonnell has been appointed to Chairman in addition to her role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Penn Mutual, effective July 1. Ms. McDonnell earned her M.B.A. in finance and investments from Adelphi University, in Garden City, N.Y. where she was recently honored for outstanding service to the school.

Recent graduate Crista Gallo’s accomplishments were profiled in her hometown newspaper of Bellmore Life. Ms. Gallo interned, through the Adelphi University Center for Career Development, with Catholic Charities at the Regina House in Merrick, caring for unwed mothers seeking refuge primarily from abusive relationships. She has been recognized for her research work with professors on campus and received a first-place award in the recent Adelphi Research Day on her work with phobias, working under the guidance of Professor Dr. Joel Weinberger.

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