Centers and Institutes

Curriculum and Instruction

Alice Brown Early Learning Center

The Early Learning Center is located at Adelphi’s Garden City campus, and operates with support from the College of Education and Health Sciences. The center offers full- and part-time childcare and education for children between the ages of 18 months and five years.

Manhattan Center

The Adelphi University Manhattan Center offers graduate-level education programs for students to earn professional credentials or pursue advanced studies in teaching and leadership. We serve a diverse community, with weekend classes tailored to meet the needs of the working adult student.

Literacy Center

Adelphi’s Literacy Center gives candidates in the Master of Science in Literacy Education and the Advanced Certificate in Literacy Education programs an opportunity to do literacy work with students on campus and in neighboring public schools.

Alice Hoffman Young Writers Retreat

The Adelphi University Alice Hoffman Young Writers Retreat is an annual intensive writing workshop where high school students and their teachers experience the power of arts-based learning.

Health and Sport Sciences

Adult Fitness Program

The Adult Fitness Program promotes exercise as preventative medicine, and is sponsored by the Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness Institute.


This professional organization promotes the exchange of ideas in teaching and research among health educators. Founded by Adelphi faculty, it also sponsors the annual Partnerships in Health Conference.

Henry Viscardi School

Students in teaching have an opportunity to do field work and are assigned children to work with at this specialized school for the physically disabled.

Nassau County School Wellness Coalition

This coalition was formed to support school districts in reevaluating or forming local wellness policies mandated by the WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004. School districts who participate in the Coalition receive assistance in accessing resources, identifying grant money for program implementation, performing school assessments, and formal recognition.

Obesity Clinic with Winthrop University Hospital

The department is currently working with Winthrop University Hospital on a joint medical consultation and activity program. Students in exercise science have an opportunity to participate in this program.

Communication Science and Disorders

Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders

The Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders is an advanced clinical facility that immerses speech and audiology students in a range of research and clinical experiences, including developing and implementing therapy programs. The Center features both a speech and hearing laboratory and a community outreach program.

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