Anthony Sciarratta

Anthony Philip Sciarratta is a New York-based author and freelance writer. 

Taking Care of Business

In the fall of 2019, five student entrepreneurs were chosen to compete in Adelphi’s annual Business Plan Competition. They developed their business plans and prepared their elevator pitches, which they would present, Shark Tank–style, to a panel of judges who would award a total of $11,000 in seed money, thanks to a generous annual endowment established by Kevin Mahony ‘83, first vice president and financial advisor at UBS Financial Services, Inc.

The Mother Cabrini Conundrum

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini was born on July 15, 1850 in a small town outside of Milan, Italy. She was inspired by stories of missionaries to travel the world, spreading the word of God. Due to her frail health, she was denied acceptance to a traveling religious order. She eventually started her own and was told by Pope Leo XIII to travel west to attend to the Italian immigrants in America. She built schools and cared for orphans in poverty-stricken New York City. Word had traveled of her beatin

A True Italian Brotherhood

Most often, our promise to young prospective members of Alpha Phi Delta is a vast network, a family, and a community. Organizations of all kinds promise this, but few follow through with that promise. I can proudly say that since I became a member of Alpha Phi Delta on July 31, 2015, I have felt welcomed ever since. This brotherhood became especially important to me when I received such overwhelming support for my career. This was when I learned how much of a supportive family Alpha Phi Delta could truly be.