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President’s Gala

Adelphi University’s 17th Annual President’s Gala

An evening to benefit student scholarships at Adelphi University.

Adelphi’s annual President’s Gala, the University’s largest fundraising event, supports student scholarships at Adelphi. Each year, the University provides more than $50 million in scholarship assistance to its students, including more than 5,000 undergraduates from across the country.

At the President’s Gala, individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the University and the larger community are recognized. This event draws the region’s top civic, business, and community leaders, as well as Adelphi trustees, alumni and friends, students, administrators, faculty and staff, to celebrate our honorees and the University.

Saturday, March 18, 2017
The Garden City Hotel
Garden City, New York
Black Tie
Cocktails – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner – 8:00 p.m.

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You can also make a contribution without attending the event.


Marc S. Strachan ’81
Vice President,Corporate Relations and Constituent Affairs
Diageo North America

Basil Cleveland, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Co-Founder
Shorelight Education

The Adelphi University Women’s Giving Circle
The mission of the Adelphi University Women’s Giving Circle is to celebrate, promote and support the University, its students, faculty, and programs. Through its collective financial giving, and the donation of time and talent, the Circle is committed to impacting and enhancing the Adelphi community, forging new relationships, and uniting a diverse group of effective women philanthropists.

With special tributes to the 2016 Class of 10 Under 10 and the Class of 1967

For further information, please contact:

Amelia Harrison
Director of Special Events and Constituent Engagement
Office of External Relations
Adelphi University
Nexus Building, Room 213 
Garden City, NY 11530
p – 516. 877.3751
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