Featured Stories tagged with "Lander College for Arts and Sciences LAS"
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It takes a person with a special heart to spend his or her free time providing joy and relief to seriously ill children. Jeffrey Herskovits, a pre-medical student at Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS), has demonstrated that compassion for three summers at Camp Simcha, located in upstate New York. As Camp Simcha’s mission statement describes, it exists to provide “fun, friendship and hope” to kids facing debilitating or terminal illness. And for Brooklyn resident Herskovits, it represented a chance to satisfy his natural urge to give back.
Turning the healing powers of creating art into a viable and rewarding profession was Deborah Elkis-Abuhoff’s topic when the visiting professor spoke at recent art therapy presentation at Touro College’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush (LAS).
Since 2010, Touro College has increasingly placed its prelaw students at top-rated law schools. In the last three years, seven of its students have been accepted at Harvard Law School. In 2013 alone, seven students gained admission to law schools ranked in the top 21 in the country by U.S. News and World Report.
New York, N.Y. – Eli Weinstein attended his first National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY) program when he was in seventh grade. The program made a big impact on his life, “creating a love and excitement about Judaism,” according to the Lander College for Men (LCM) senior.