April 17, 2013
Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music

Adelphi Professor Paul Moravec recipient of Guggenheim Fellowship

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University Professor of Music at Adelphi and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Paul Moravec received a Guggenheim Fellowship for music composition. For his full bio, visit

About the Guggenheim Fellowship: Founded in 1925 by Senator and Mrs. Simon Guggenheim, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has granted more than $306 million in Fellowships to more than 175,000 individuals. This year 175 Fellowships were granted to Nobel laureates, poets laureates, winners of Pulitzer Prizes, Fields Medals and of other important, internationally recognized honors. Fellows come from 56 disciplines, 85 different academic institutions, 30 states and three Canadian provinces and range in age from 30 to 76.

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Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students 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 in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music