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.
New York’s Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university where students succeed by gaining the skills, knowledge and exposure to thrive as professionals and active citizens in an interconnected and fast-paced global society. Today, nearly 8,000 students from 38 states and 46 countries pursue degrees in person and online through Adelphi’s eight distinguished schools and programs—the College of Arts and Sciences, the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, the Honors College, the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, the College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work. Chartered in 1896, Adelphi is known for offering a personalized education—one is which students are mentored by talented and committed faculty members and readily find opportunities to initiate, innovate, explore and understand. With dynamic learning hubs on Long Island, in Manhattan and in the Hudson Valley, Adelphi serves communities, both regionally and globally, through the research and practice of its faculty, the collaborative initiatives undertaken by its centers and programs, the staging of distinguished cultural events and, most essentially, the education of future leaders and informed citizens.
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