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Award-winning Broadcast Series Exploring Critical Issues Returns This April

Exploring Critical Issues, the award-winning televised series conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, is entering its seventh year with new 2010 segments to broadcast this spring.

 
 
Dr. Scott (center), Dr. Agelerakis, Dr. Conway, Dr. Hyland, Dr. Garner (l to r)
Dr. Scott (center), Dr. Agelerakis, Dr. Conway, Dr. Hyland, Dr. Garner (l to r)
PRLog - Mar. 30, 2010 - Exploring Critical Issues, the award-winning televised series conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, is entering its seventh year with new 2010 segments to broadcast this spring on Cablevision channel 29 and Verizon FiOS channel 296, and at www.telecaretv.org.

Each Exploring Critical Issues program features a distinguished group of guests who explore a topic of significance to New York area viewers.  In “Achieving Balance In Our Public and Private Lives,” Dr. Scott for the first time draws entirely from the faculty of Adelphi University for his roster of guests.

“We live in a time of overexposure, with tell-all and self-help manifestos published, blogged, and broadcast,” said Dr. Scott.  “In the search for guidance in attaining personal satisfaction, are we actually gaining or losing identity, finding harmony or creating conflict?  My guests provide astute cultural analysis, practical advice, and spiritual insights to the quest for balance in our public and private lives.”

Joining Dr. Scott are panelists Dr. Francine Conway, Adelphi University Associate Professor of Psychology; Dr. MaryAnne Hyland, Adelphi University Associate Professor of Management; Dr. Anagnostis Agelerakis, Adelphi University Professor of Archeology and Anthropology; and Dr. Richard Garner, Adelphi University Dean of the Honors College and a scholar of classics, history, languages and philosophy.

The hour-long program “Achieving Balance in Our Public and Private Lives” will air the week of April 12th and April 19th as follows: Monday evenings at 9:30 p.m., Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m., and Saturdays at 10:30 p.m. and can be viewed simultaneously at www.telecaretv.org.

Seen by over four million households on Cablevision channel 29 and Verizon FiOS channel 296, Exploring Critical Issues has earned three Telly Awards, the cable equivalent of the Emmy.

As the engaged University, Adelphi is proud to sponsor Exploring Critical Issues to provide scholars, advocates, and other distinguished guests with a forum in which to explore critical local, regional, national, and global topics, such as the environment, health, business, the arts, politics, law, and government regulations.

For more information on Exploring Critical Issues airdates and times, visit www.telecaretv.org.

About Dr. Robert A. Scott:
Inaugurated as Adelphi's ninth president in July 2000, Dr. Scott has built on the University's rich traditions in undergraduate and graduate education and continues to link the liberal arts and sciences with professional programs.  Since his appointment, Adelphi University has enjoyed new levels of academic growth and excellence, increased student enrollment, and an enriched campus life supported by alumni, faculty and administration.  Dr. Scott's philosophy of an "engaged" university is apparent in his dedication to the community, including undertaking the series televised series, Exploring Critical Issues.
For more on Dr. Scott, see:  http://administration.adelphi.edu/president/index.php

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Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island. 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, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and 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 8,500 students from 41 states and 63 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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