Featured Stories tagged with "lander college for women"

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Flowers weren’t the only things blooming around the Lander College for Women campus this April – students were spouting beautiful lines of verse in honor of National Poetry Month. The celebration, which included the recital of Shakespearean sonnets in nearby Central Park, concluded with a Poetry Favorites Reading organized and led by English major and LCW student, Layah Schreiber.
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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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The Touro College and University System mourns the loss of Dr. Nathan Lander, of blessed memory. Dr. Lander played a pivotal role in the growth of Touro College and will always be remembered for his deep love and commitment to Eretz Yisroel, Am Yisroel and Toras Yisroel. He was a faculty member for many years at St. John\'s University and thereafter continued to teach sociology at the Lander Colleges. Dr. Lander, who served as Vice President of Touro College until his retirement, was a leader in the establishment of Lander College for Men. His vision of establishing a college that would attract outstanding students devoted to Torah and fear of G-d has been realized.
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When Chaya Fishman was 16, she founded a conglomerate of summer arts camps for young girls, continuing it while she was a student at Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW). The Class of 2009 finance major ran it like a pro, setting it up as limited-liability company. Even then, she knew she wanted to eventually help others find the same confidence and success in business.
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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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Lander College for Women graduates enjoyed a special reception with parents, family and friends before donning caps and gown and walking over to Lincoln Center for the commencement ceremony. Dean Marian Stoltz-Loike wished the graduates well, hoping that in addition to all the details and knowledge they’ve gained, they will also take with them an abiding respect for others.
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New York, N.Y. – The Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW), New York Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons recently hosted an innovative conference entitled “The Future of Reproductive Medicine: A Jewish Perspective.” 
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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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New York, N.Y. – For as long as she can remember, Raphaela “Raphi” Abramson has been bothered by inequality. Whether that inequality expressed itself as racism or an income gap didn’t matter, it got under her skin.