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Adelphi Named a Top 15 Overperformer by U.S. News & World Report
A study by U.S. News and World Report found that Adelphi is greatly overperforming its undergraduate academic reputation in ensuring student success. The analysis is based on a comparison of the University’s place in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best College ranking with its peer assessment score. Adelphi’s status as an overperformer is based on key academic indicators such as admissions selectivity, financial and faculty support, alumni giving, and graduation and retention rates.

AU Employees Provide Support in Hurricane’s Wake
An employee giving fund set up after Hurricane Sandy raised more than $47,000 from 259 donors to support the 32 employees who applied for assistance. Through a one-to-one match, Adelphi doubled the funds and was able to distribute more than $94,000.

Adelphi Responds to Hurricane Sandy
Adelphi continues to reach out to the people and communities who are in need of help following Hurricane Sandy. The University’s donation drive has brought in thousands of contributions from as far away as New Mexico. Scores of students, faculty and administrators have made seven trips to assist with recovery in areas of Long Island and Queens, including the Rockaways, Island Park and Long Beach. A video of the Long Beach trip, arranged by the School of Social Work, is online as are photos of the many efforts organized by the Center for Student Involvement.

So Many Sandy Stories, Please Share Yours
We have heard many anecdotes of Adelphi alumni coming to the aid of communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Share your stories of post-hurricane relief efforts on the Adelphi University Magazine Facebook page for a chance to be featured in an upcoming edition of e-News.

Adelphi Pioneers Aphasia Support Program in Suffolk County
Did you know that aphasia affects about one million Americans—many of them stroke victims? A new aphasia support program, run by Adelphi’s Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders and offered at the Hauppauge Center, is one of a few programs of its kind in Suffolk County. Services include individual and group therapy as well as a free weekly support group for family members of those enrolled.

Change 4 Change: A New Student Giving Initiative
Adelphi students give back in so many ways. The Student Legacy Campaign and Senior Class Legacy Campaign are giving programs that provide current students with opportunities to make an immediate impact on fellow students and the University as a whole. Through this year’s Student Legacy Campaign, called Change 4 Change, more than 400 students have already picked up their Annual Friend bank in which they will collect spare change to donate to Adelphi. For more information or to look for upcoming events, visit the Student Legacy Campaign and Senior Class Legacy Campaign websites or call 516.877.4319.


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