Award-winning Broadcast Series Exploring Critical Issues Turns Spotlight On The Greening Of Society

The award-winning television series Exploring Critical Issues, conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, returns this season with two new segments.
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Oct. 15, 2010 - PRLog -- The award-winning television series Exploring Critical Issues, conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, returns this season with two new segments.

“The ‘Greening’ of Society,” explores the dimensions of the term “greening” and its significance as a call to action for individuals, organizations, businesses, neighborhoods, and government in safeguarding the future.  Joining Dr. Scott for this hour-long program to air the week of October 17th and the week of October 24th are:  Long Island Compost President and CEO Charles Vigliotti, Sustainable Long Island Executive Director Sarah Landsdale, Vision Long Island Executive Director Eric Alexander, and Regional Plan Association Vice President Chris Jones.

“This program will consider private and public responsibilities, as well as institutional and regulatory obligations in sustaining the health of our planet,” said Dr. Scott.  “This is a group of panelists that I know will provide lively and engaging discussion.”

Exploring Critical Issues – an hour-long program seen by over five million households – is the recipient of three Telly Awards, the cable equivalent of the Emmy.  

“The ‘Greening’ of Society” airs the week of October 17 and the week of October 24, 2010 on Cablevision, channel 29; and Verizon FiOS, channel 296, as follows:  Sundays at 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 9:00 p.m.  The Telecare program can be viewed simultaneously through the Internet at

The second program in the fall line-up is “Long Island Economic Development and the Role of the Long Island Association” with panelists exploring the region’s future as a successful place to live, work, and do business.

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.
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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.
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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 8,000 students from 40 states and 60 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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