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Path to Leadership for Faculty

Unique to Adelphi, the Viret Family Faculty Leadership Fellows Program develops aspiring University administrators and leaders. Paris-based donor Lionel Viret ’95 established this innovative program with a $1 million donation. (This year's Fellows shown above.)
A Fifth Consecutive Newman Civic Fellow

I proudly introduce our newest Newman Civic Fellow, Caio Gomes, an environmentalist and student leader who speaks five languages. We are committed to nurturing student leaders who want to find and create solutions for challenges in society.
Top Honors for Diversity Leadership

In the inaugural Anthem Awards, the Rise Academy for Leaders of Color took home a national gold in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Learn why our partnership and its groundbreaking program were selected from 2,500 entries from 36 countries.
Our Healthcare Lab, Behind the Scenes

For National Nurses Month, take a peek inside our state-of-the-art Clinical Education and Simulation Lab (CESiL), where our College of Nursing and Public Health students train for real-life emergencies. We've been on the cutting edge of nursing education for 75 years and continue training tomorrow’s top healthcare heroes.
Adelphi is making local, national and global news:

  • In a CBS New York story, professor of biology Aaren Freeman, PhD, explains how the seaweed known as kelp is replacing pesticides on some golf course fairways on Long Island.
  • Newsweek turned to our political science professor and acting chair Katie Laatikainen, PhD, for a story about Russia's military, and how it has been overestimated. Since the outbreak of war in Ukraine, Dr. Laatikainen has provided expert commentary on four Newsweek stories.
  • Long Island Business News feature welcomed Adelphi's new assistant vice president and chief enrollment officer, Shawana Singletary.
  • Recent cyberattacks on schools made the cover of Newsday, with key insights from our own cybersecurity expert Kees Leune, PhD, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science.

“The Holocaust has taught the world the price of indifference. To avoid the mistakes of the past, it is our hope and prayer that the symbolism of the presence of these refugees will resonate throughout the civilized world.”
David Machlis, PhD, associate professor of finance and economics and co-founder and vice chair of the International March of the Living, in a story in The Jerusalem Post about Ukrainian refugees. Dr. Machlis is the first-ever winner of the Adelphi University President's Humanitarian Award.
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In 2015, Dr. Riordan became Adelphi’s 10th and first woman president. Learn more about her at adelphi.edu/president. An internationally known expert and speaker on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and career success, she is authoring a book, Shift Happens: How to Adapt and Thrive in a Rapidly Changing World of Work. For more information on her research, visit christineriordan.com.