Adelphi University is a private university situated in Garden City, in Nassau County, New York, United States. It is the earliest institution of higher education on Long Island. Adelphi University was founded in 1896.
Adelphi provides 75 degree programs. The school has employed over 336 new professors since 2001 and has spent millions in redesigning facilities, enhancing library facilities, creating smart classrooms and making an investment in state-of-the-art equipment.
The Adelphi Panthers are the athletic sports teams of Adelphi University. The sports teams take parts in the NCAA Division I level in women’s bowling, and the NCAA Division II level for all other sports activities. The university launched the Center for Health Innovation in 2011 to combine its different healthcare programs and enhance local healthcare.
Notable alumni include Chris Armas, Michael Balboni, Ron Bruder, Nick Cummings, Robert G. Darling, Paul Ekman, Charles J. Fuschillo, Stuart Goldfarb, Dr. Marjorie J. Hill, Earlene Hill Hooper, Michael Lindsay, Donna Orender, Carmen Ortiz, Billy Phillips, Gary Sullivan, Rebecca Tobey, Edolphus Towns, Mike Windischmann and others.