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    Don Calame
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  • Edolphus Towns, U.S. Congress
    Towns, a Representative from New York; born in Chadbourn, Columbus County, N.C., July 21, 1934; graduated from West Side High School, Chadbourn, N.C., 1952; B.S., North Carolina Agricultural and Techni...


Adelphi University is a private, nonsectarian university located in Garden City, in Nassau County, New York, United States. Adelphi also has Centers in Manhattan, Hudson Valley, and Suffolk County. It is the oldest institution of higher education on Long Island. For the tenth year, Adelphi University has been named a "Best Buy" in higher education by the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The university was also named a 2010 Best College in the Northeastern Region by The Princeton Review. The institution was awarded the 2010 Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. U.S. News & World Report ranked Adelphi University #153 among National Universities.

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