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Prior to enrolling with Touro’s Graduate School of Business, Daphne Theodore was working at an H&M retail store in Manhattan. She encountered a deaf man looking for employment, and rather than see his impediment as a liability, she saw past the applicant’s hearing and sensed he’d be a committed, reliable colleague. She was right. The man still works at that H&M, and the experience continues to inspire Daphne as she studies toward a career in human resources. "I\'ll show that HR’s not just about hiring and firing and benefits," she says. "It\'s important for me to see each person as an individual." The way Theodore sees it—and the way Touro’s Graduate School of Business feels in kind—if we can create opportunities for others, it’s the most enriching thing we can do for ourselves.
It takes a young person with a special heart to spend their free time providing joy and relief to seriously ill children. Jeffrey Herskovits, a 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, they exist to provide “fun, friendship and hope” to kids who are facing debilitating or terminal illness. And for Brooklyn resident Herskovits, it represented a chance to satisfy his natural urge to give back.