THE ADELPHI FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY AND STUDENTS
VOL 3, SPRING 2001
A Smart STEP: Adelphi’s Scholars Teacher
Education Program Ideal for Transfer Students
Adelphi’s Scholars Teacher Education for up to one-half tuition, during their diligently with Adelphi’s Associate
Program (STEP) is perfect for transfer year of graduate study in STEP. It Dean Diane Caracciolo to create a
students who want to teach. It gives is not common for undergraduate program articulation agreement for
them the opportunity to ﬁnish their merit awards to be continued on those Nassau pre-education students
undergraduate degree in two years the graduate level, and Adelphi is who wish to someday transfer to
with a major in liberal arts and a mi- delighted to offer this unusual Adelphi and complete their teacher
nor in education and to then immedi- opportunity to its STEP students. For preparation. Nassau students will now
ately begin a graduate degree program more information contact Sheryl be able to take all their necessary
in education that they can ﬁnish over Mihopulos, Deputy Director prerequisite liberal arts courses at
three semesters — summer, fall and of Student Financial Services Nassau and transfer easily to Adelphi,
spring. Because students move at (516) 877-3365 or where they would complete their
through the program with a group of email@example.com. liberal arts and education courses
peers, they are made to feel comfort- (see article “A Smart STEP”). For
Program Agreement in
able and totally accepted at the junior Education Enables more information, or to begin the
year level. Community College development of a similar articulation
With undergraduate degrees from Students at Nassau to agreement for your education-bound
Make a Seamless Transfer
the College of Arts and Sciences and community college students, contact
master’s degrees in teaching from the Diane Caracciolo at (516) 877-4099
Nassau Community College
School of Educational, STEP gradu- or firstname.lastname@example.org.
professors Carol Stewart-Mueller and
ates are eligible for New York State
Anna Katsavos have worked
certiﬁcation in either elementary
education or secondary education
subject areas. Here we go, spring 2001...
The ﬁrst class of ﬁfth year STEP And with it the third edition of Adelphi’s Newsletter for Community College Faculty
students graduated last May with ex- and Students. If you missed the Spring and Fall 2000 editions, they can be found on
our website, www.adelphi.edu.
cellent results. Our graduates are as de-
Our goal is to share information on the many programs, events, and opportunities
lighted with the program as the schools of interest to all prospective transfer students, faculty and administrative colleagues,
are with our students. Long Island’s job especially those at Adelphi’s ten partnering community colleges: The Borough of
market for new teachers is very com- Manhattan Community College, Bronx, Brookdale, Kingsborough, LaGuardia,
Nassau, Queensborough, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester Community Colleges
petitive. Our graduates tell us they are where we have established, or are establishing, special admissions programs and
busy interviewing and several have curricula articulations.
already been offered jobs. Interested in In this edition, you will learn more about:
learning more? Leave a message with • Collaborations between community college and Adelphi faculty
Dr. Judith Cohen, at (516) 877-4075 or • New joint degree and other academic programs
email@example.com. • How students from your community college are fairing at Adelphi
• Scholarships and ﬁnancial aid for transfer students
Scholarships for STEP • Career services
Now Hear This • Innovative, accelerated, professional programs
In keeping with our mutual commitment to the partnerships between our schools,
Transfer students who receive a
we invite you to submit articles for inclusion in our next newsletter which will be
merit-based academic scholarship to distributed early next fall. Please contact Esther Goodcuff, Deputy Vice President
Adelphi for undergraduate study in the for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs at (516) 877-3681 or
firstname.lastname@example.org with your submissions, or to share your comments
Scholars Teacher Education Program about the newsletter. We look forward to our continuing collaborations.
(STEP) will receive that scholarship
Building on a Firm Foundation
Nassau Community College Student STEPS Up Fortunately, I
also have the
MELISSA RUSZKOWSKI, privilege of
former Nassau Community College student having a
Adelphi College of Arts & Sciences, English Major second family
STEP Class of 2001 at Adelphi. As a
“Welcome to Adelphi.” This is the statement that we all read upon receiving our accept- student in the
ance letter from Adelphi. Unfortunately, many times that is the only time students feel they STEP program, which is a small group
are welcome after becoming a new student at a college or university. At Adelphi, that is of education students, I have been able
not the case. There has not been a day since I became a student at Adelphi that I have to acquaint myself with some of the best
not felt welcome or not felt as though I were an asset to the University. people I have ever met. I have made
It is not only the wonderful faculty, but also the atmosphere and student body that many good friends — students and pro-
make Adelphi the perfect place to earn your degree. Upon transfer to Adelphi from fessors I look to as colleagues, men-
Nassau, I was overwhelmed with the responsiveness by everyone there; and Adelphi’s tors, and generally wonderful people.
small student body gave me the opportunity to be an individual and not a number. It is my opinion that Adelphi is the
As a student in the English department, I feel as though I am part of a family. Being a perfect place to receive an education. It
small department, there is a lot of opportunity to build great friendships, not only with fellow is not only beautiful on the outside, but
students, but also members of the faculty. Classes are more like an open forum as opposed also on the inside; the inside being the
to a great lecture hall where the teacher dictates. The intimate setting allows for a great people that are Adelphi, and I am proud
interaction and interesting discussions. There are many days that I leave class wanting to to say I am one of those people.
continue the conversation that we were having with anyone who was willing to listen!
We’re Getting Together
Community College & Adelphi Faculty Collaborate
Mathematics & Computer Suffolk’s highly impressive music And Who Brought the
Science facilities at the Ammerman Campus, Heros? Lunch for Future
How many pizzas does it take to which now include a state-of-the-art Teachers’ Club at Nassau
feed 14 Nassau Community College
computer music studio, and met
Last October 19th, the dean of
students and two of their professors? with several of Suffolk’s ﬁne faculty
Adelphi’s School of Education,
That was just one of the questions that members. We look forward to develop-
Dr. Elaine Sands, administrators from
arose when the Nassau group visited ing a productive academic relationship
the School of Education, and two
math chair Dr. Bill Quirin and the math between our programs now and in
Nassau Community College graduates
faculty at Adelphi one afternoon last the future. For more information
currently attending Adelphi, hosted a
spring. Nassau students had lunch with about Adelphi’s music program,
lunch at Nassau Community College
Adelphi’s faculty at the on-campus contact professor Paul Moravec at
for the Future Teachers’ Club. The
eatery Sbarros; participated in a (516) 877-4285 or
luncheon meeting was coordinated by
demonstration of Adelphi’s email@example.com.
Nassau professors Carol Stewart-
computerized classrooms; and
The Italian-American Mueller and Anna Katsavos.
discussed the various programs in Experience: Adelphi and Dean Sands and her colleagues
the math department. To arrange for a Nassau Collaborate
spoke about the employment prospects
similar outing, contact Dr. Bill Sociology and saints? Dr. Sal
for future teachers K-12; the changing
Quirin at (516) 877-4487 or Primeggia, professor of sociology at
New York State teaching certiﬁcation
firstname.lastname@example.org. Adelphi University, and Dr. Joseph
requirements; Adelphi’s three-year
Musical Notes Varacalli, professor of sociology at
bachelor’s/master’s degree program
The Captain and . . . Nassau Community College have been
(STEP) open to community college
Last October, Paul Moravec, chair of engaged in fascinating collaborative
graduates; and transfer student scholar-
Adelphi’s music department, visited research on the Italian-American
with Craig Boyd, known affectionately experience. Working together, they
To arrange a similar event at
as “The Captain”, the music chair at have written a number of articles,
your community college, where repre-
Suffolk County Community College. and recently edited an article called
sentatives from Adelphi would host
The two professors discussed plans for “The Saints in the Lives of Italian-
a club meeting and speak, please con-
closer coordination between their pro- Americans.” For more information,
tact Esther Goodcuff, (516) 877-3681
2 grams, speciﬁcally a formal articulation
agreement. Professor Moravec toured
contact Dr. Primeggia at (516) 877-4939
From the School of Social Work!
Community College Grads Earn a Bachelor’s and
Master’s in Three Years
The undergraduate Social Welfare dent, therefore earning the M.S.W. social services agency for the equiva-
Program at Adelphi University, which degree in just one year, instead of two! lent of one day a week, and in the
begins in the junior year, offers a Our undergraduate Social Welfare senior year they are assigned to another
Bachelor of Science degree with a Program builds on the excellent liberal agency for the equivalent of two days a
major in Social Welfare. This prepares arts background students have gained week. These internships may include,
students for entry-level social work at the community college and provides among many others, hospitals, coun-
practice with individuals, families, and a generalized foundation in the knowl- seling programs for children and
groups. The senior year of the major edge, values, and skills necessary for families, senior centers, and residential
is equivalent to the ﬁrst year of our beginning social work practice. programs.
Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) One of the most important For more information contact
program. Once students successfully elements of the undergraduate Social Professor J. Julian Rivera, Director, at
complete the B.S., they are eligible to Welfare Program is the emphasis (516) 877-4362 or email@example.com.
enter the second year of the graduate placed on ﬁeld internships. In the
program as an Advanced Standing stu- junior year, students are assigned to a
Yet Another Bronx Community College
Grad Succeeds in Nursing! RNs
An associate’s degree in nursing from Community College, her B.S.N. from
Associate Dean Jean Winter and the
Bronx Community College gave Hunter College, and her M.S. from Adelphi School of Nursing have been
Adelphi’s Professor Annette Hauck, Adelphi University, Professor Hauck awarded $180,000 from the New
York State Departments of Health
R.N., M.S., A.N.P., the educational feels especially connected to the
and Labor, to provide scholarships to
foundation and clinical experience she students in Adelphi’s Step-Ahead R.N. RNs who complete their BSN degree
needed to begin her climb up the career to B.S.N. program in which registered by enrolling in Adelphi’s One Day
Step-Ahead Program. The funds will
ladder. Today, Professor Hauck wears nurses may complete their B.S.N. in be used to recruit nurses from New
many hats. In addition to teaching at two years by attending classes just York City and Long Island. This is a
Adelphi’s School of Nursing, she is the one day a week. You are welcome good way for associate degree
transfer student RNs to help ﬁnance
University’s nursing liaison for all New to contact Professor Hauck at their baccalaureate studies!
York metropolitan and Long Island (516) 877-4525 or firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, please
clinical agencies, and a nurse practi- to discuss your career path or to learn contact Ms. Cathy Boyd at
(516) 877-4526, or
tioner in a busy physician’s ofﬁce. more about Adelphi’s Step-Ahead email@example.com.
Receiving her R.N. from Bronx nursing program.
Building on a Firm Foundation
Time to Further an Education I began my quest to ﬁnd the right
baccalaureate program by carefully
ELIZABETH MAY, searching the Internet, nursing publica-
former student at Queensborough tions, and the newspapers. I discovered
Community College the Step-Ahead nursing program at
Adelphi School of Nursing, Class of 2002 Adelphi University where I could attend
Last year I decided that it was time to go back to college. It had the classes that I needed all in one day. Not only could I obtain
always been my dream to attain a B.S. in nursing. I had obtained my B.S., but I could earn credits towards my master’s degree, too!
my associate’s degree in nursing 16 years ago from How convenient that would be with my full-time work schedule.
Queensborough Community College. I truly loved being a student When I went for my ﬁrst interview at Adelphi, I immediately fell in
at QCC. After graduation, I began working as a registered nurse love with the beautiful campus. And, the helpful, courteous faculty
in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Schneider Childrens and staff made my transition smooth and painless.
Hospital. Having a full-time job and being a mother of three I really enjoy being a student once again. At Adelphi University
daughters did not leave much free time on my calendar. Now that the classes have been challenging and stimulating, and I’ve made
my children were older, I knew it was time to further my education. many new friends.
Adelphi’s New Joint workshops; and internships or senior (516) 877-4052 or
projects in research. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Degree Programs For more information, contact
Professor Marie Vazquez at
Physical Therapy —
New York Medical College
Last November, Adelphi signed an
agreement with New York Medical Prepare to Choose a Career
College Graduate School of Health
Sciences in Valhalla, New York to offer a Take the Career Quiz
combined 3-2 program — a BS/MS in Transferring to a four-year college after completing an associate’s degree is a big
physical therapy. Qualiﬁed students take undertaking and a new beginning but students don’t have a lot of time before they
a strong liberal arts program with all of must look toward their next move into the world of careers. By their junior year,
the prerequisite courses at Adelphi and, and preferably long before, students should be evaluating their choices in many
after their junior year, continue their areas as important steps toward their careers.
studies at New York Medical College. Have you taken steps toward deﬁning your career goals? Try answering these
Following two years at New York Medical questions (and give yourself a pat on the back for every “yes”).
College, students receive both a Bachelor Yes No
of Science from Adelphi and a Master of Do your summer and part-time jobs provide opportunities to
Science in Physical Therapy from explore a variety of career ﬁelds and occupations? Ë Ë
New York Medical College. Have you acquired new and varied skills on each of your jobs? Ë Ë
For information please contact
Dr. Gayle Insler, Dean, College of Arts & Do you participate actively in college organizations and sports,
Sciences, at (516) 877-4124 or demonstrating team spirit, leadership, and interpersonal abilities? Ë Ë
email@example.com. Have you used interest surveys (available at college career centers)
to help you choose or reafﬁrm a career or academic interest? Ë Ë
Law — If graduate or professional school is part of your career plan, do you
New York Law School know where you might apply and when to start the process? Are you
A 3-3 combined program articulation in preparing for any required tests (GMAT, GRE, MCAT, PRAXIS, etc.)? Ë Ë
law is underway between Adelphi
University and New York Law School in Have you met with a career counselor? Ë Ë
Manhattan. This dual degree program Do you attend career-related events at your college? Ë Ë
enables qualiﬁed students to take the
Are you acquiring the skills that today’s employers need, such as
required prerequisite courses at Adelphi
and after their junior year transfer to New
foreign languages, computer proﬁciency, communication skills? Ë Ë
York Law School for an additional three Have you thought about doing an internship in a ﬁeld related to your
years. With careful planning and strong career interests? Ë Ë
credentials, students receive both a
bachelor’s degree from Adelphi and a The Adelphi University Center for Career Development plans events and targets
J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree from New services for students at all stages of their career, not just graduating seniors.
York Law School a year sooner Events include Volunteer Opportunity Day, Alumni Career Day, and Job Fairs.
than is usually required. There are ongoing workshops on resume preparation and interview techniques.
For more information please contact Career counselors are available year-round.
Dr. Gayle Insler, Dean of the College of Students contemplating a transfer to Adelphi University upon completion of
Arts & Sciences at (516) 877-4124 or their community college studies are welcome to attend these events. For more
firstname.lastname@example.org speciﬁc information, please contact the Center’s director, Dr. Patricia Mitchell, at
(516) 877-3131 or email@example.com.
Adelphi’s newest major — An Invitation to Community College Faculty:
The International Studies program Join our Faculty Development Lab this
creates dynamic and challenging
academic opportunities which will open
Spring and Summer
the doors of business, diplomacy, Faculty development sessions on how A limited number of spaces are
education, journalism and work in to incorporate technology, course cur- available. If you are interested please
government for our students.
riculum, and instruction continue this contact Esther Goodcuff, Deputy Vice
International Studies has a core of
integrated study in languages, political spring and summer. Faculty members President for Enrollment Management
science, and business with course from our partnering community col- & Student Affairs, at (516) 877-3681
work in global issues; required work in
research methods; opportunities for
leges are invited to join their Adelphi or firstname.lastname@example.org.
cross-disciplinary lectures and counterparts in these workshops.
And Speaking About Valuable Internships . . .
Suffolk County Community College Student Interns at
Adelphi’s Forensic Anthropology Lab
This winter Suffolk County October where he met Ms. For more
Community College student Lisa Abrahamsen. Lisa, a sophomore who information
Abrahamsen was welcomed to the plans to graduate from Suffolk this about in-
Adelphi campus to begin a three- spring, comments “I’m not sure if this ternships at
credit internship with anthropology is something that I would like to pur- Adelphi for community college
Professor Anagnostis Agelarakis who sue, but that’s the whole purpose of students call Esther Goodcuff,
has been studying the cremated re- doing an internship. Not only is it the Deputy Vice President for Enrollment
mains of Athenians who died in battle chance of a lifetime to touch history Management & Student Affairs
during the time of the Peloponnesian from so long ago, it is also an experi- at (516) 877-3681 or
War. Professor Agelarakis spoke at the ence that will help me as I develop my email@example.com.
Suffolk Riverhead campus last future plans.”
Action Learning at its Best Worldwide Lessons in Leadership
Adelphi and Adelphi’s School of Business Hosts
The Long Island International Satellite Conference
Blood Drive Last November, Adelphi University’s School of Business was the local host of the
Action learning is a teaching tech- Fifth Annual Worldwide Lessons in Leadership satellite conference simulcast to
nique in which students attain hands- 150 campuses in the U.S. and 40 other countries. Nelson Mandela, Stephen Covey,
on mastery of a discipline by putting Tom Peters, Ken Blanchard, Andrew Grove, Martha Stewart, and Jerry Yang were
into real world practice the principles some of the featured speakers. The School of Business has sponsored and hosted
they learn in the classroom. When this conference at SportsPlus in Lake Grove for the last four years. This year
students provide both a worthwhile Adelphi was also the host in New York City. Over 700 people attended the confer-
service to the community and gain ence locally (including Dr. Manning and other colleagues from Suffolk County
valuable practical experience, action Community College), and over 20,000 attended worldwide!
learning is at its best. This was Adelphi looks forward to hosting this event again next November.
demonstrated by the work of Adelphi For more information about reserving a place for next fall’s conference, please
Professor Alvin Rosenstein’s contact Professor Rakesh Gupta at (516) 877-4629 or gupta-RC@adelphi.edu.
Marketing Strategy class (Business
482) and Adelphi’s nursing students’
Building on a Firm Foundation
association (SNAP). Together these Graduate as More Than a Number!
students managed Adelphi’s fall Blood ANGELA M. DIOLOSA,
Drive, increasing Adelphi’s donation former student at Suffolk County
of blood by 81 pints over last year’s Community College
Adelphi School of Business, Class of 2001
donation! For this achievement, When I graduated high school, I was discouraged by the fact
Adelphi, represented by Professor that I did not have high enough grades to enter a four-year
university. My mom convinced me to attend Suffolk County
Rosenstein, and student Sean Skolnik
Community College, so I did. At Suffolk, I was touched by many dynamic professors. I
(a former Nassau Community College enjoyed going to class and I worked hard to get my grades higher. Although I was not
student), was recognized as the second greatly involved in the activities offered at Suffolk, my experience there was enjoyable.
I was now ready to attend a four-year university.
place winner at the New York Blood I researched many schools and was accepted to all that I applied to. However,
Center Awards presentation last when I came to Adelphi for the ﬁrst time, I fell in love. It was where I knew I belonged.
September 8th at Jones Beach. Jeannine Rogers, Director of Undergraduate Programs for the School of Business,
made my transition from Suffolk to Adelphi easy. She was very helpful; she answered
For more information about all the questions my family and I had. The professors at Adelphi are dynamic people,
action learning in the School and the small setting and small classrooms make being an Adelphi student a personal
of Business contact Professor experience. Being a commuter student, it’s nice to know that when I go to class, or am
on campus, the professors know my name; I’m not just a number. I am very proud to
Rosenstein at (516) 877-4643 or say I attend Adelphi University and that in May 2001, I will be a graduate!
Transferring is Easier On-The-Spot!
Adelphi to Visit Your Campus
Expanding on the program originally LaGuardia, Borough of Manhattan and tional courses (if any) would be needed
piloted last spring at Kingsborough and Brookdale community colleges. These to fulﬁll Adelphi’s General Education
Queensborough Community Colleges, events would not have been possible requirements, and received an admis-
Adelphi University and our partnering without the dedicated assistance of the sions decision all from the comfort of
community colleges made a concerted transfer advisors and administrators at their own campus. Academic and
effort to work closely together through- our partnering community colleges. ﬁnancial aid advisors were present at
out the fall 2000 semester to simplify Their suggestions, planning, and pro- several of these programs.
the transfer process for students inter- motion of these events were key to the For more information about On-
ested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree. success of the On-The-Spots. The-Spot Admissions Days, and other
The main initiative was a series of During these On-The-Spot transfer student services, please contact
On-The-Spot Admissions Days held on Admissions Days, interested students Ernie Shepelsky at (516) 877-3962 or
the campuses of Nassau, Suffolk, completed an application, had their firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queensborough, Kingsborough, credits evaluated, found out what addi-
Scholarships and Talent Awards
Transfer Students WANTED — $Rewards Offered$
The Adelphi University Scholarship Committee, comprised Scholarship Award Range Minimum Criteria
of University administrators, meets several times each week Transfer/Full-Time $3,000–8,000 GPA = 3.0 or better
Transfer/Part-Time 1,200–3,000 GPA = 3.3 or better
to review all of the current candidates for transfer awards
Phi Theta Kappa 500–1,000 Phi Theta Kappa honor
Art 3,000–6,000 Portfolio review
The application ﬁle of each eligible student is reviewed, Communication 3,000–6,000 Portfolio review
and all of the information for transfer to Adelphi — college Dance/Performing Arts 3,000–6,000 Audition
transcript, record of activities, letters of recommendation, Music 3,000–6,000 Audition
special talents and essay — is taken into consideration. The Technical Theater 3,000–6,000 Audition/Portfolio Review
relative rigor of the program of study is also taken into Recognition (Leadership 1,000–5,000 Essay Review
and Community Service)
consideration. Alumni 1,000–2,000 Parent/Grandparent is an
Applicants to Adelphi’s Honors College are interviewed Adelphi Grad
by the dean or associate dean in person or by phone, and a The amount of a scholarship offered upon acceptance is set
recommendation regarding the scholarship is made to the for the length of the student’s attendance in undergraduate
Committee. Talent scholarships for art, music, drama, dance, study at Adelphi.
or communications require an audition or portfolio review. If you have any questions about the initial criteria for
The types of scholarships available at Adelphi, the basic scholarships, please contact Ernie Shepelsky, Transfer
criteria used to place an applicant in a scholarship range, Coordinator, Ofﬁce of Admissions at (516) 877-3962 or
and the award ranges are as follows: e-mail email@example.com. Financial Aid
Don’t forget to list
Facts About Financial Aid for Transfer Students Adelphi’s Federal
Code 002666 when
Did you know that . . .
doing either your
• ﬁnancial assistance.
73% of the new transfer students at Adelphi receive • 51% ofto alltotal institutional aid
transfer students for
(Free Application for
Fall 2000 was given to students
• 62% receive grants, academic scholarshipsinand form
Adelphi University gift dollars the
who attended our partnering
Federal Student Aid)
or hard copy FAFSA.
community colleges. By doing so, you
For more information contact enable Adelphi to
• A total ofand grants — was awarded to those students
$962,300 in institutional gift aid — Esther Goodcuff at (516) 877-3681 or receive electronically
firstname.lastname@example.org. (and quickly) the
who were accepted to Adelphi University for Fall 2000 and
who had attended one of our ten partnering community
to create your
This Spring You’re Invited. . . . . .
Cultural Events at Adelphi Do It! Keep a
Here are just some of the exciting cultural events taking place at Adelphi
University’s Garden City campus this Spring. Sound interesting? Just contact
Esther Goodcuff, Deputy Vice President for Enrollment Management and Going!
Student Affairs at (516) 877-4481 or email@example.com for complimentary
tickets or to request a more extensive copy of Adelphi’s spring calendar
of events! Bachelor’s
Distinguished Speakers Alice Hoffman Degree at Adelphi
Monday, April 23, 8:00 p.m. About to graduate from your com-
Jonathan Kozol University Center
Monday, March 5, 8:00 p.m. “An Evening with Alice Hoffman” munity college? Want to go on to
University Center Born in New York City, best-selling author complete your bachelor’s degree?
The Wishnick Endowed Lecture in Human Alice Hoffman grew up in Franklin Square
Services Interested in learning more about
and earned a B.A. in English at Adelphi in
“Ordinary Resurrections: The Moral 1973. She is the author of 14 novels and Adelphi’s campus, scholarships,
Strengths and Spiritual Resilience of Black two children’s books, with a third, ﬁnancial aid and academic pro-
and Hispanic Children in an Urban Aquamarine, due out this spring.
Neighborhood.” Sponsored by the grams? Join us for one or more of
Tickets are $10. All proceeds will support
School of Social Work. the Adelphi University New York Statewide the following events:
Tickets required. Breast Cancer Support Programs and
Mark Mathabane Hotline. Open Houses and
Wednesday, March 28, 8:00 p.m. Anna Quindlen Enrollment Days
University Center Tuesday, May 1, 7:30 p.m.
“Healing the Racial Divide” ABLE (Adult
The President’s Distinguished Lecture The Rita Diamandopoulos Lecture on the
Mr. Mathabane is the author of two best- Pleasures of Literature Experience) /
selling books, Kafﬁr Boy, published in “The Politics of Family” Transfer / Graduate Open
1986, and its sequel, Kafﬁr Boy in Ms. Quindlen is the author of three novels, House
America, published in 1989. two non-ﬁction collections, and two chil- Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Tickets required. dren’s books. Her latest book, A Short 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Robert G. Darling Guide to a Happy Life, was released in University Center
Monday, April 2, 8:00 p.m. Enrollment Services Days
Limited preferred seating and a reception Tuesday, June 5, 2001
“The Threat of Biological Terrorism”
with Ms. Quindlen following the lecture are Wednesday, June 6, 2001
The Joseph J. Napolitano Memorial
available for $100. Thursday, June 7, 2001
For information, please call Tuesday, July 10, 2001
Now a commander in the United States
(516) 877-3261. Wednesday, July 11, 2001
Navy, Robert Darling earned his B.S. from
Adelphi in 1981, and is a former White Thursday, July 12, 2001
House physician to President Bill Clinton.
Performing Arts 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Currently, Dr. Darling is Medical Director of The Diviners Levermore Hall, Room 114
the Aeromedical Isolation Team at the U.S. April 3–April 8
Army Medical Research Institute of Robert G. Olmsted Theatre
Enrollment Services Month
Infectious Diseases. A play by Jim Leonard, Jr. August 2001
Tickets required. Directed by Nicholas Petron Levermore Hall, Room 114
David Gergen Dance Adelphi ABLE / Transfer / Graduate
Tuesday, April 17, 8:00 p.m. May 1-May 6 Open House
University Center Robert G. Olmsted Theatre Wednesday, August 1, 2001
The William E. Simon Lecture in American 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Civilization and Values University Center
“Leadership in Today’s Washington”
A well-respected political commentator and To make your reservation call
editor-at-large for U.S. News & World (516) 877-3067 or use our
Report, David Gergen has served in the upcoming events site at
White House as an adviser to Presidents http://admissions.adelphi.edu.
Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton.
Adelphi University is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment and educational programs and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, gender, sexual preference, age, national origin, disability, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran. The discrimination coordinator pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973 is Donald Flanders, Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Labor Relations, Room 203, Levermore Hall; (516) 877-3224. In addition, Mr. Flanders is the
coordinator for Title IX and age discrimination enforcement. 7
On Call — Working Adult Students
Interested in Social Welfare! Building on a Firm Foundation
Reaching New Heights
Adelphi has the SAL PISCITELLI, former student at
ANSWER Nassau Community College
Adelphi offers a special undergraduate Adelphi School of Education, Department
program in Social Welfare oriented to of Health, Physical Education, Human
Performance Science, Class of 2001
mature, working students. Adelphi’s After a four-year layoff, I returned to Nassau Community
New Social Welfare Education Routes College where I began the journey that would eventually lead me to Adelphi University.
I remember some of the questions I kept on asking myself as I was making the deci-
or ANSWER program is available in
sion of whether or not to go to Adelphi. Do I have what it takes to move on to the next
the evenings, either full-time or part- level? What is the faculty like, and will they give me the opportunity to experience the
time, at our campus in Manhattan or same things I did at Nassau?
At Nassau Community College, I was part of a family — the Health and Physical
in Huntington, Long Island. The Education Department family. The entire faculty was willing to devote their time to
ANSWER Program offers the follow- guide me in my academics and help me to move forward in my future profession.
ing advantages: When I started to think about my transition to Adelphi, the questions I was asking my-
self were quickly answered. I was motivated to take on any challenge because Nassau
• Classes are held in the evening. Community College gave me the opportunity to succeed as well as reach my maxi-
• You are eligible for up to 10 credits Being in the Health, Physical Education and Human Performance Science
of work/life experience. Department at Adelphi has been a wonderful experience. The friendly and helpful fac-
ulty made my transition an easier one than I expected. Each member of the faculty is
• You are in class with other working special in their own way. Each time I step into a new class, I am lifted to a higher level;
students. levels of academic success and professionalism that I thought I could never reach.
In the future I plan to become a health and physical education teacher. Adelphi has
• Classes are smaller. prepared me to an extent where I feel as though I am ahead of other future educators.
For more information contact I am very happy with the decision that I made. I would like to thank Nassau
Community College and Adelphi University for giving me the ability to believe in myself
Professor J. Julian Rivera, Director, at and elevating me to heights that I never thought could be reached.
(516) 877-4362 or firstname.lastname@example.org.