New York, New York – Adam Lukeman, pictured right, a graduating student at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, recently was awarded the NASW Student Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) - New York City Chapter. The award was announced at the NASW chapter’s annual meeting held last week in Manhattan, where Mr. Lukeman was an honored guest. He will officially receive the award at the School’s commencement ceremonies scheduled to be held on June 14th.
New York, New York – Karla Perez, an alumna of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, class of 2009, was recently recognized with a 2012 Leadership Award for promoting community services to Latino families and youth in poor communities.
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. - Nearly two years ago, inspired by a mission to help bridge the divide between society’s haves and have-nots, Touro College’s Founder and President Dr. Bernard Lander decided to launch a graduate school of social work. In September 2006, the new school’s incoming class of 45 students began their journeys to become social workers. This May, they will become the first graduates of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work.
New York, N.Y. – For the third consecutive year, a group of students and professors from the Graduate School of Social Work at Touro College joined forces with more than 3,000 volunteers to help survey the number of people currently living unsheltered in the city.
New York, N.Y. - Caryn Loffman, a candidate in the MSW program at Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work, has implemented an award-winning program at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) that provides respite to caregivers in the hospital’s Emergency Trauma Department (ETD).