Featured Stories tagged with "LCW"

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There are a multitude of reasons to study political science. One can, in fact, apply their degree toward a career in governmental office. Or, they can use it as the foundation for law school. Some people just want to know how the “system” works before they go out into the real world and try and find their niche. As for Chicago native and current Toronto-area resident Tamar Becker-Weisbrod, she simply wanted to make a difference, and after completing her undergraduate tenure in Poli-Sci at Touro’s Lander College for Women, acquired her Masters in Public Policy and Administration at Toronto’s Ryserson University. Today, she’s a Policy Advisor for the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. That trajectory isn’t exactly how she pictured it in grade school, but the result is precisely what she’d been aspiring for. 
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What does it mean to be a Jewish woman? This was the question pondered by Hanah Brasch in her speech to the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) during the Chair’s Dinner this past Sunday. As it does each year, Touro sponsored a session – this one focusing on energy – at the plenum. And, as traditional, a student is chosen to speak. This year the honor went to Hanah, a student and recipient of the Presidential Scholar award at Lander College for Women.  Her journey to Judaism and as a Jewish woman stresses the need to “bring hands together” among the women of her faith, as outlined in her speech:
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A native of the Philippines, Raya Gilan isn’t your typical student in a small Jewish college in Manhattan. Then again, the more you hear her story the more you realize that almost nothing about her is typical. 
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More than 45 pre-medical students from the Lander College of Arts and Sciences, the Lander College for Men, and the Lander College for Women participated in the third annual mentoring program at New York Medical College, last Friday, February 28, 2014.
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From what professors to take to your food order in the caf, the graduates of 2014 leave a few words of advice to the incoming class, as they head on out. 
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At first Dina Beck-Billig wanted to be a doctor, but after careful consideration she decided to find an alternative path. It wasn’t that the prospect of a career in medicine didn’t excite her anymore; it did. Rather, she couldn’t see herself waiting to get through medical school and the prolonged road to becoming a licensed physician when she wanted to get started on the path to helping people right away.
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1)      Where do you teach? What classes are you teaching this semester? I teach six courses at Lander College for Women–Legal Principles, American Politics, State and Local Government and classes on the three branches of government—Executive, Legislative and Judicial.
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When visiting colleges her senior year in high school, Samantha Gursky sat in on one of Dr. David Luchins\' political science classes on her stop at Touro College. She wasn’t particularly interested in politics at the time, but she thought it was the most appealing class being offered during her visit.
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Dare to dream, and work to make your dreams come true. Strive for excellence. Ask as many questions as you can when you start a new position. Don\'t be afraid to take risks. Talk to friends everywhere: knowing people helps you get ahead. Think before you act: You can\'t google a thought process. Never stop reading. Learn to code. The faculty and staff of Lander College for Women--The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW) share some advice with the class of 2015. 
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On the morning of commencement, graduates walked into the auditorium for one last time as students to celebrate with family, friends, and faculty at a pre-graduation reception at Lander College for Women—the Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW).