New York, N.Y. – Dr. Stuart Feldman, dean of the Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem, has announced that the college has been named a 2010 American Pharmacist Association (APhA) Immunization Champion Award winner. This award recognizes the value and extraordinary contributions pharmacists make by improving the vaccination rates within their communities. The Touro College of Pharmacy was among more than 100 nominees competing for the Award.
New York, N.Y. - Dr. Rabia Tahir, center, assistant professor, department of pharmacy and health outcomes at the Touro College of Pharmacy, recently discussed “The History of Pharmacy in Harlem,” in honor of Black History Month, at the Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem. With her, from left, are Ed Davila, director of development at the College, and Dr. Stuart Feldman, dean of the College.
New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine honored Carolyn B. Britton, M.D., MS, on Thursday, February 18, 2010, in recognition of her vast accomplishments in medicine and her work in helping to secure equal medical treatment for minority populations and the medically underserved. The ceremony was held at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine at twelve noon.
New York, N.Y. - Two students from Magen David Yeshiva in Brooklyn have been named winners of the 2009-2010 J. Morton Davis/Lander College for Men Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition for their invention, “Winergy,” a turbine that captures hot air released by central air conditioner condenser units and recycles it back into the unit, thereby saving both homeowners and commercial building owners energy and money.
New York, N.Y. - Touro College’s Graduate School of Business and the Academy for Continuing Education have joined forces with one of New York City’s top real estate firms in a unique endeavor aimed at professional development.
New York, N.Y. - Touro College mourns the passing of its founder and only President, Dr. Bernard Lander, who died in New York City on February 8, 2010 at the age of 94. The cause of death was congestive heart failure.
New York, N.Y. - In its fourth major conference since 2006, Touro College’s Graduate School of Jewish Studies recently partnered with Israel’s Bar-Ilan University and Machon Lander in hosting a conference on the history of the interpretation of Aggadah (non-legal rabbinic literature).
New York, N.Y. - For the second consecutive year, a group of students and professors from the Graduate School of Social Work at Touro College joined forces with nearly 3,000 volunteers to help count the number of people currently living unsheltered in the city.
New York, N.Y. - Touro College’s Graduate Schools of Education and Psychology hosted leaders from the New York Charter School Center on December 29th for a session to discuss the growth and future teaching needs at charter schools in the New York metropolitan area. Touro College graduate students and alumni were in attendance.
New York, N.Y. - Dr. Michael Williams, dean of Touro College’s Graduate School of Business, today announced the first semester of a new certificate program in Paralegal Studies. Courses will begin February 2, 2010 and applications for enrollment are currently being accepted
Central Islip, NY - Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center honored Dean Emeritus Howard Glickstein as he turned 80 years old with a day of celebration at the law school and a new fundraising campaign. A new annual lecture series entitled the Howard A. Glickstein Civil Rights and Public Policy Lecture was created. The inaugural lecturer was lifetime civil rights activist William L. Taylor. In addition, Harold Koh, Legal Advisor to the United States Department of State and professor and former dean of Yale Law School, delivered an address during the day to mark the occasion. In addition, funds were raised for the newly named Howard A. Glickstein Loan Forgiveness Fund.
New York, N.Y. - Dr. Moshe Sokol, Dean of Touro College’s Lander College for Men (LCM), has announced the 2009-2010 J. Morton Davis Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition. Now entering its second year, the competition is designed to motivate students at yeshiva high schools throughout the New York metropolitan area by encouraging their creative talents and ingenuity.