Garden City, NY - On September 20, 2013, Adelphi University held its annual Prize for Leadership Ceremony at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center. The 12 high school students selected for the award demonstrated exceptional academic achievement and leadership as club officers, athletes, tutors, volunteers, and performers. The students’ letters of recommendation further attested to their abilities and dedication as both students and citizens. Recipients were granted a $1,000 stipend, six university credits of their choice, and a commemorative clock. They were also invited to attend cultural events featuring visiting scholars, artists, and political figures during the 2013-2014 academic year.
About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.