Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a $25,000 grant from the United Way of Long Island’s Hurricane Sandy Relief Program. The grant will be used to provide funding for consultation with victims of Hurricane Sandy both at the law school and through regularly scheduled walk-in clinics held throughout the Long Island region.
Central Islip, NY –Joan Foley, Touro Law Center’s Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy, has been elected as the Vice-President of the Federal Bar Association – Eastern District of New York Chapter Board by the membership. Additionally, third year student Julia Castore has been named the law student honorary member to the Board.
Los Angeles, Calif. – Shuli Lowy, a 2010 graduate of Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA), was named a Mobile Marketing Woman to Watch for 2014 by MobileMarketer.com. Lowy, who served as president of the student council at TCLA and valedictorian of her class, is the marketing director for the marketing group Ping Mobile.
New York, N.Y. – Dr. Michael Shmidman, dean of the Touro Graduate School of Jewish Studies, has been chosen to be an Adjunct Fellow of the Herbert Katz Institute of Advanced Jewish Studies at the University of Pennsylvania for the spring semester 2013.
Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Professor Patrick Connors has been appointed Scholar in Residence for the Fall 2015 semester. Professor Connors will be teaching New York Practice.
Touro University California will hold its 13th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, June 2nd, during which 463 degree candidates will receive their diplomas at the Masonic Auditorium, 1111 California Street in San Francisco.
Central Islip, N.Y. - More than 80 years ago, as the evils of Nazism spread across Europe, approximately 18,000 Eastern European Jews began fleeing to a most unlikely place – China – because while most European countries callously shut their doors to fleeing Jews, the open port city of Shanghai welcomed them.
Central Islip, N.Y. – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Lawrence Raful has been appointed Director of Externship Programs at Touro Law Center. Raful, former Dean and current Professor of Law, will take on new responsibilities, effective immediately.