New York, N.Y. – Dr. Moshe Sokol, Dean of Touro College’s Lander College for Men (LCM), has announced the 2010-2011 Lander College for Men Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition. Now entering its third year, the competition is designed to help cultivate the creative talents and entrepreneurial acumen of yeshiva high school students from throughout the New York metropolitan area.
New York, N.Y. – A group of high school students involved in a Touro College of Pharmacy after-school program with a Harlem educational not-for-profit group recently completed their six-week course designed to educate inner city youth about childhood obesity, diabetes and careers in pharmacy.
Students from Touro College of Pharmacy and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine taught elementary school children from P.S. 197 in Harlem during Touro’s “Health Literacy Immersion Day” on December 9, 2010.
On December 3, 2010, Dr. Alan Kadish, President and CEO of Touro College/Touro University, was honored by the Advancement for Commerce and Industry and Technology (ACIT) at the organization’s Long Island Annual Business Leadership luncheon.
New York, N.Y. – Beatrice Bleier, a recent graduate of Touro College’s School for Lifelong Education (SLE), and Dr. Faye Walkenfeld, assistant professor and deputy chairperson of psychology at the school, recently participated in an interactive academic presentation at a conference titled, “A Brain Research Meeting: The Emerging Neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Etiologic Insights, Treatment Opportunities,” which was held Nov. 10-11, in San Diego, California
New York, N.Y. – Patricia J. Volland, seated center, MSW, MBA, senior vice president for strategy and business development at New York Academy of Medicine, told students and faculty from Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work that by 2050, the number of adults over the age of 60 will far exceed the birth rate, not only in the United States, but worldwide.
New York, N.Y. - Hannah Herman, 22, center, a senior at Touro College’s Lander College for Women/The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW), recently participated in an historic event in Israel: the first ever Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®, during the weekend of October 25-28.
New York, N.Y. – Touro College’s Lander College for Men (LCM) has announced its Second Annual Jacob Goldfinger Memorial Mathematics Contest. The competition is open to full-time yeshiva high school students in the United States and Canada who are 19 or younger as of December 31, 2010.
JERUSALEM, Israel – Seventy-five men and women recently celebrated their completion of the esteemed master‟s program in Judaic Studies at the Machon Lander/Lander Institute, an affiliate of the Touro Graduate School of Jewish Studies in New York that was founded by Touro College in 1986.
New York, N.Y. – Touro College’s President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish, center, and Dr. Marian Stoltz-Loike, dean of Touro’s Lander College for Women/The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW), left, greeted Rabbi Steven Weil, right, executive vice president of the Orthodox Union, who recently presented an inspiring lecture entitled, “Torah Ethics and Communal Integrity,” at LCW in Manhattan.
New York, N.Y. – A Touro College of Pharmacy study published in the November 2010 issue of the international scientific journal Toxicology has found that black tea reduces the levels of two key indicators of cardiovascular disease, and could lead to promising supplemental dietary management of heart disease in high-risk patients.
Vallejo, CA – Touro University California students who graduated with Doctors of Pharmacy and Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies scored among the highest in their certifying and licensure exams among California graduate students.
New York, N.Y. - Eva Spinelli-Sexter, second from left, vice president of community education and executive administrative dean of Touro College’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), received an Educational Leadership Award at the 4th Annual Russian American Legislative Breakfast Forum held recently at the Russian American Jewish Experience (RAJE) in Brooklyn, for her involvement and valuable contribution to the Russian-speaking community of New York.
For the second consecutive year, students, staff and faculty from Touro College participated in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, held on Sunday, October 17th in Central Park.
New York, N.Y. – Roberta Jackson, SPHR, GPHR, director of human resources at Touro College, will teach global human resources certification preparatory courses in Latin America this fall, and also meet with managers from China to discuss key components of human resources in the United States, specifically in the New York metropolitan area.
New York, N.Y. - Dr. Donna Wang, LMSW, associate professor at Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work, will give a presentation on Oct. 16 entitled, “Directions for Contextual Considerations for Effective Mental Health Treatment of Asian Americans,” at the Council on Social Work Education’s 56th annual program meeting to be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.