Featured Stories tagged with "community"

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Serving the community is at the heart of Touro’s mission and this year, our students at the undergraduate, grad and professional levels made their passion for contributing known across the country. From helping the needy fill out their taxes to educating middle schoolers about drugs, stepping in as hurricanes ravaged the country, helping the homeless and supporting the fight against cancer, Touro students did their share to repair the world. Here’s a glance at just a few of our mission-driven activities of 2017.
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“The scene was surreal: a line of black shadows trudging through the snowy darkness,” began Orly Gross, LCW ’15, to a hushed audience as she described her experience visiting Auschwitz with her grandfather, a survivor. “It was eerily reminiscent of an earlier march, 70 years prior,” continued Orly, “but last time they were surrounded by Germans, clubs, barking dogs. This time, each person held a flickering candle.”
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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown invited Middletown locals, families, and friends to its Community Open House this past Sunday, March 22. Residents of the city spent the day on campus touring the facilities, sitting in on medical school presentations, and meeting their new neighbors: the administration, faculty, medical students and staff. Dr. Kenneth J. Steier, founding dean of TouroCOM-Middletown, thanked the community for “a great turnout and tremendous support.”
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Incubator programs are gaining popularity both nationally and internationally as a practical resource for new lawyers and a means to bridge the justice gap in underserved communities. At the head of this new trend is Touro Law Center (TLC)’s new incubator, the Community Justice Center of Long Island, which helps Touro graduates build their own law firms while serving the community in Suffolk County.  
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July 20th, 2014 was not just another ordinary Sunday. Hundreds of people gathered at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, N. Y., strongly united in their support for the organization “Autism Speaks”, and waited with great anticipation to participate in the “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” walkathon. Amongst the supporters was our very own group of Touro students from the Graduate Program in Speech Pathology, team “Touro Speechies."