Center for Student Involvement


Weekly Student Events Roundup

Check out all the exciting events and initiatives for students happening this week at Adelphi.


Culture Shock!
February 23, 6:00 p.m.–11:45 p.m., University Center, Ballrooms

The annual Culture Shock is back! Come to a night of cultural fun, including dance exhibitions, food, and music from all around the world for just $3. All proceeds will go to Global Brigades, an organization that provides medical relief to underprivileged communities. Sponsored by Sikhs United, Muslim Student Association and Latino Student Association.


Free Massages
February 20, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., University Center Lobby

Relax and unwind with a free massage. Sponsored by the Student Government Association.

Tuesday Talks: Unspoken Heroes of History
February 20, 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., University Center, Room 210

In honor of Black History Month, this Tuesday Talk discussion is shining a spotlight on some of the heroes from Black history who have contributed to society by making historical advancements. Join us to uncover these gems by reflecting on their achievements. Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement.

Free Fortune Teller
February 20, 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Nexus Lobby

Find out what your future holds from a fortune teller. Sponsored by the Student Government Association.

Title IX Training
February 20, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., University Center, Room 313
Learn about your rights and information regarding Title IX. Reminder: All executive board members of student organizations must be trained each year. Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement.

The 63%
February 20, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., University Center, Room 213

This program will raise awareness about the effects of heart disease. Heart disease is a focus area for Alpha Kappa Alpha; the organization is launching a major heart disease stroke prevention awareness campaign, with emphasis on hypertension management, diet, and exercise. Heart disease is one of the fastest growing health challenges among African Americans. Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Physics Open House
February 21, 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m., Blodgett Hall, Physics Department

Volunteers and faculty from the Physics Department will be welcoming prospective freshman students. We will be allowing students to participate in experiments and view lab demonstrations. Volunteers will be giving a tour of the department, as well as showing some of their own research and posters. Students will also have the opportunity to discuss a future in Physics and STEM fields with volunteers and experienced faculty. Sponsored by the Physics Club.

You Know What’s More Important Than Money? Credit
February 21, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., University Center, Room 215

This program is meant to educate the Adelphi community on what it means to be financially responsible. Alpha Kappa Alpha is dedicated to working with the community to help increase their understanding of budgeting, basic financial planning, and benefits ownership. Join in for this program to learn more about how to properly handle money and build credit. Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

International Mother Language Day
February 21, 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., University Center Lobby

In celebration of International Mother Language Day, we will be helping students learn about the native languages of different countries around the world through fun and engaging activities. Also, there will be free food! Sponsored by the USA Adelphi University chapter of the United Nations Association.

Fifth Year Talk
February 21, 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., University Center, Rooms 211/212

Find out what it’s like to be in the 5th year of the STEP program. Sponsored by the Future Teachers Association.

Fight Cancer! Women’s Self-Defense Workshop
February 22, 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m., Woodruff Hall, Half Court Gym

Learn self-defense moves from UFC trainers! All proceeds will be benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Sponsored by Delta Delta Delta.

Dinner and Dialogue: Chostani West
February 22, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., University Center, Room 210

The Dinner and Dialogue series allows for informal conversations between Adelphi students and faculty, staff or administrators of color over dinner. The purpose of the dinner is to provide an opportunity for students to hear from faculty, staff, and administrators of color about their life experiences, careers, successes and challenges in an intimate setting. Chotsani West, in her position as the Director of Student Mentoring, has been implementing the Adelphi University Mentoring Program. This groundbreaking program is designed to enhance student academic success, particularly the success of students of color, many of whom may be the first in their families to attend college. Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement.

Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) Vigil
February 22, 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m., University Center, Rooms 211/212

The Annual ANAD Candlelight Vigil is an inspiring night to commemorate those who have lost their lives to anorexia nervosa and associated disorders (ANAD) and celebrate those who have recovered. Stories of ANAD will be told, both in person and through video. Sponsored by Delta Phi Epsilon.

Road Trip: Las Vegas!
February 22, 6:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m., University Center Ballrooms

Join us for our annual event, Road Trip. This year, enjoy an evening in Las Vegas! Be transported to a city full of casino games, food, mocktails and an Elvis impersonator. The first 100 guests will receive free t-shirts. Sponsored by the Commuter Student Organization and Resident Student Association.

Black History Month: Brunch
February 23, 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., University Center, Room 201

Members of Adelphi can join in for a casual brunch where you can learn about the historical context of Black History Month. Enjoy food, music and a photo booth. Sponsored by Black Students United.

National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey (sold out)
February 24, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Off Campus

National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey is a first-of-its-kind immersive entertainment experience. It’s an incredible underwater journey. Visitors walk through the experience, journeying across the Pacific Ocean to encounter the ocean’s greatest wonders and mightiest creatures. You’ll come face-to-face with humpback whales, great white sharks, and animals you’ve never dreamed of.

This amazing experience is only $5. Tickets include optional transportation. Bus leaves from the University Center at 10:15 a.m. Purchase your ticket on Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement.

Fan Bus to Tailgate and Lacrosse Game at LIU Post
February 24, 12:45 p.m.–3:30 p.m., Off Campus-LIU Post

It’s Panthers vs Pioneers! Cheer on our men’s lacrosse team as they play LIU Post. We’re offering a free fan bus to the game at LIU Post. Enjoy a free tailgate with lunch and hot chocolate before the game. To take the bus you must reserve a ticket on Meet in the lobby of the Center for Recreation and Sports at 12:45 p.m. to pick up your spirit gear. Bus departs at 1:00 p.m. Want to meet us there? We’ll be in the parking lot in front of the Pratt Recreation Center on Post’s Brookville campus. Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement.

Murder Mystery Dinner
February 24, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m., University Center Ballroom

Come to this fundraiser with a mysterious twist. Guests will be greeted with a short play and a delicious dinner. This is an interactive event where guests will question “suspects” of a murder and find out who did the crime-it’s like a real life Clue. Sponsored by Circle K International.

Street Project Service Trip: Bingo with Senior Citizens
February 25, 2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Off Campus-Cobble Hill Health Center

Join us for a fun filled afternoon of Bingo with the nursing home residents. All they need are enthusiastic, friendly, compassionate volunteers. Many of the residents are wheelchair bound and do not get any visitors. This is an opportunity to provide them with much-needed social interaction. Volunteer responsibilities primarily include assisting the residents in playing bingo and bringing the residents to the elevators after the event. This free service trip will provide transportation. Please meet at the UC at 12:55 p.m. Sign up on today. Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement.

Panthertainment: What’s On Sale?

  • FOCUS Gala
  • Fan Bus to Tailgate and Men’s Lacrosse at LIU Post
  • Dave & Buster’s
  • Patrice Cullors and Andrea Davis
  • Street Project Service Trip – Bingo with Senior Citizens (free)

» Get tickets online or visit the Panthertainment Booth in the University Center Lobby.

Mark Your Calendars

Commuter Assistant Applications are up on MyAULife under Campus Links and are due March 1 at 4:30 p.m.

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