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Touro Law Announces Two New Scholarships

December 11, 2014
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Central Islip, NY –Touro Law Center is pleased to announce two newly created $25,000 scholarships for Touro Law students: the Tsunis Family Scholarship which will support students interested in land use and/or real estate law and the Joseph M. Marger ’89 Scholarship which will support students interested in corporate or business law. These endowed scholarships add to more than $1M in new student scholarships raised over the past year, including four in the past six weeks. 

The Role of Social Work When Disaster Strikes

December 11, 2014
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A select group of highly-trained social workers and mental healthcare professionals were in the spotlight at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) Community Day event, “When Disaster Strikes: The Role of Social Work,” held at the school’s midtown campus in Manhattan on Nov. 24. 

First Jewish Poetry & Art Festival Is a Multi-Cultural Hit in ‘The Heights’

December 02, 2014
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There was poetry in motion at the first event sponsored by the group, Jewish Advocacy for Culture and Knowledge (J.A.C.K.), held at the bustling Chop Chop kosher Chinese restaurant on West 184th Street in Manhattan. The standing-room-only poetry reading and art show on Nov. 9 was the brainchild of Baruch November, professor of creative writing and literature at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) a division of Touro College.

Renowned Brain Injury Specialist Dr. Nathan Zasler Discusses Treatments at School of Health Sciences

December 02, 2014
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Nathan D. Zasler, M.D., an internationally renowned expert in brain injuries, was the guest lecturer at a presentation sponsored by Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) on Oct. 26 at Touro’s Lander College for Women/The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School, in Manhattan. 

Great Neck Resident Andria Coopersmith Receives Prestigious Maimonides Award from School of Health Sciences

December 01, 2014
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Great Neck resident Andria Coopersmith (left) was recently selected to receive the prestigious Maimonides Award fromTouro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) where she completed her degree in the physician assistant program through Winthrop University Hospital. 

Touro Law Announces New Student Scholarships

November 19, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Adding to more than $1M in new student scholarships raised over the past year, Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce two new student scholarships: The Rivkin Radler Scholarship and the Campolo Middleton & McCormick, LLP Scholarship.

New York Medical College Names Donald Douglas Miller Dean of the School of Medicine

November 18, 2014
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Valhalla, N.Y. Donald Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A., has been named dean of the School of Medicine at New York Medical College (NYMC) in Valhalla, NY. Dr. Miller comes to NYMC from the University of Alberta where he served as dean of faculty of medicine and dentistry as well as chair of the Health Sciences Council. An internationally recognized cardiologist and clinician-scientist, Dr. Miller has served as a leader in academic medicine and chief academic/executive officer for more than 25 years. Under Dr. Miller’s leadership, NYMC will continue to provide excellent educational, research, specialty and primary care opportunities in an atmosphere of excellence, scholarship and professionalism. Dr. Miller will also serve as the vice-provost for bio-medical affairs for the Touro College and University System, which includes NYMC. His official start date is December 15, 2014.

Touro Law Hires Assistant Director of Bar Programs and Academic Development

November 17, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynara Hermes McQuillan as the Assistant Director of Bar Programs and Academic Development. In this role, McQuillan will work with students on an individual basis, coordinate and provide skills training workshops, develop student learning materials, coordinate and teach bar-preparation programs and implement new services relevant to enhancing the academic experience for Touro Law students.

Touro College Ranked #1 in N.Y. State Second Year In A Row For Awarding Most Graduate Education Degrees to Minorities

November 07, 2014
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For the second year in a row, Touro College Graduate School of Education awarded more master’s degrees to minority students than any other college or university in New York State, according to the magazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Donne Kampel Brings Leadership Style − To Women’s Business Salon

November 07, 2014
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Dr. Donne Kampel, associate dean of faculties and founder of the Women’s Leadership Council at Touro College and University System, was a guest speaker and honored national associate at The Grand Business Salon (GBS), held recently at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.