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May 8, 2013
 
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Doreen Downs Miller, M.B.A. ’86, to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Adelphi University

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Doreen Downs Miller,
M.B.A. ’86

Adelphi University is proud to announce that Doreen Downs Miller, M.B.A. ’86, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters at Adelphi University’s 117th Commencement Ceremony. The event will take place on May 19, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY.

Doreen Downs Miller earned her M.B.A. at Adelphi in 1986.  She is a parent educator specializing in early childhood development, temperament and the influence of attachment relationships on developmental outcomes. She is presently affiliated with the Adelphi University Institute for Parenting as a parent educator and Instructor of a post-masters certificate program in parent education and parent guidance.  Ms. Miller is also a founding member of the Institute for Parenting and serves on the Advisory Board.  She is formerly affiliated with the NYU Child Study Center Parenting Institute, the California Parenting Institute in Santa Rosa, CA, and was an instructor at NYU Steinhardt School of Education.  Additionally, she consults with organizations dedicated to strengthening families and improving the quality of care and education for young children. She has served on various related boards. 

Ms. Miller holds an M.B.A. from Adelphi University and an M.A. in the Psychology of Parenthood from NYU. A passionate supporter of Adelphi, Ms. Miller has generously contributed to the Alice Brown Early Learning Center, and to various other University projects and programs.

For more information and the full day’s program, please contact Adelphi’s Commencement Office at 516.877.4695 or visit adelphi.edu/commencement.

About Adelphi: A modern university with deep roots 

Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—AU Arts and Humanities, AU STEM and Social Sciences, AU Professions, and AU Health and Wellness.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi was one of the first coeducational institutions of higher education in New York State and is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 7,500 students from 38 states and 46 countries at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs around the state (New York City, the Hudson Valley and across Long Island) and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills, knowledge and exposure to thrive as professionals and active citizens in an interconnected and fast-paced global society, making their mark on the University and the world beyond.

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Tagged: Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Office of Alumni Relations, Adelphi University, Institute for Parenting, Alice Brown Early Learning Center
 
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