New York School of Career and Applied Studies of Touro College Holds Commencement Ceremonies at Lincoln Center

Date: June 16, 2011
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New York City Comptroller The Honorable John C. Liu Keynote Speaker.

New York, New York – This spring over 1300 students from 11 locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens graduated from Touro College’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), the largest undergraduate division of Touro College. Graduates received baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees and certificates at commencement ceremonies in Brooklyn and Manhattan, including at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall. Pictured at the Manhattan ceremony held on June 14th are, from left to right: David Raab, Chief of Staff to the President of Touro College; Rabbi Moshe Krupka, Senior Vice President for College Affairs; Eva Spinelli-Sexter, Vice President and Executive Administrative Dean of NYSCAS; Dr. Mark Hasten, Chairman of Touro’s Board of Trustees; The Honorable John C. Liu, NYC Comptroller; Robert Goldschmidt, Vice President and Dean of Students; Timothy Taylor, Associate Dean of Students; and Dr. Leon Perkal; Associate Dean of Faculty. Addressing the graduates, Comptroller Liu said that New York is the best place for anyone from anywhere to succeed, and that Touro College is providing a great service through its tradition of opening the door to education for the diverse populations of New York City.