Garden City, NY, November 12, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Adelphi University is pleased to announce that its Vice President for Communications, Lori Duggan Gold, has become a member of the Board of Directors of the Long Island Fund for Women and Girls (LIFWG). As a member of the Board of Directors, Ms. Duggan Gold will serve on the Development Committee and Visibility Committee.
Ms. Duggan Gold has served as the University’s vice president for communications since June 2007. Prior to her appointment to this position, she served as the University’s director of public affairs, assistant to the president, and executive director of external relations. During her career at the University, she has created and implemented national publicity campaigns and worked with marketing and communications teams to heighten awareness of Adelphi and its priorities. She serves as the University’s primary liaison with local, state, and federal officials and is responsible for strategic planning and counseling, issues management, legislative lobbying, and government grants and development, and is the University’s representative at regional and national events.
Prior to her career at the University, Ms. Duggan Gold held strategic communications positions in publishing and education companies and government and non-profit agencies. She received her undergraduate degree in government and metropolitan studies from New York University and a graduate certificate in Adelphi University’s Emergency Management program, where she is continuing in its masters program.
Through information and education, the LIFWG publicly highlights the specific needs of Long Island’s women and girls and the inequity of resources available to address these needs. The LIFWG is a vehicle for encouraging, and where possible, funding the initiatives organized by women and girls in response to unmet needs.
For more information about the Long Island Fund for Women and Girls, visit http://www.lifwg.org/.
For more information about Lori Duggan Gold and the Office of Public Affairs, visit http://events.adelphi.edu/news/keycontacts.php.
About Adelphi University: 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 41 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.