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Dr. Roslyn Sofer Receives Marilyn Moffat Award For Distinguished Service

July 02, 2015
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New York, N.Y. - Dr. Roslyn Sofer, Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS), was a recent recipient of the 2015 Dr. Marilyn Moffat Award for Distinguished Service. The award recognizes members of the New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) who have made an outstanding contribution, and demonstrated consistent service to the physical therapy (PT) profession. It is the highest award given by the NYPTA.

Touro Law Adds Over $200,000 in Student Scholarship Support

July 02, 2015
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce several new named and endowed scholarships for students including the Bethpage Federal Credit Union Scholarship funded by the Heart of Bethpage Charitable Giving Program, the Mario and Lina Capobianco Scholarship funded by the Capobianco family, the Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP Scholarship, the Posner & Gaier Scholarship, and the Stephanie Estevez ’00 Memorial Scholarship. Additionally, a new $100,000 scholarship has been established from the Claire and Samuel Mozel Charitable Trust. These scholarships, totaling $225,000, will be awarded to students based on individual criteria set by the donors.

Hebrew Theological College of Skokie Joins Touro College & University System

July 01, 2015
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New York, N.Y.The Hebrew Theological College (HTC) of Skokie, Ill. has officially joined the Touro College and University System (TCUS), an affiliation which will strengthen both institutions by coordinating and leveraging the respective resources of each. 

Henry Rubin Named Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Touro College and University System

June 29, 2015
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New York, N.Y. — Henry T. Rubin, JD, of Larchmont, New York, was named Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Touro College and University System, the College announced today.  Rubin, who will assume his new role at Touro on July 15, has had a distinguished career in non-profit fundraising and development, directing multi-million dollar major gifts programs. An estate planning attorney who practiced at prominent NYC law firms, Rubin is a recognized expert and consultant on strategic, retirement and philanthropic planning.

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Valedictory Speaker Celebrates Belief in Oneself and Giving Back

June 26, 2015
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New York, N.Y. - Someone she was close to told her she would amount to nothing, she said.

LAS Alum Shulem Rosenbaum Wins Elijah Watt Sells Award for Top Performers on CPA Exam

June 23, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced recently that Shulem Rosenbaum, an alumnus of the Lander College of Arts and Sciences-Flatbush (LAS), was a winner of the 2014 Elijah Watt Sells award bestowed upon the top scorers on the Uniform CPA examination. 

Touro Confers Jay Sexter With Doctor of Humane Letters

June 22, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – The Touro College and University System conferred an honorary doctorate to Dr. Jay Sexter, the provost, CEO and vice president for academic affairs for the Harlem and Middletown, New York campuses of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), at the 41st annual commencement exercises of the Lander Colleges at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center. Dr. Sexter, who is retiring at the end of the 2015 academic year, led the effort to create Touro’s four schools of osteopathic medicine, which distinguished the institution as a national leader in physician education.

Touro Confers Alan Schoor With Doctor of Humane Letters

June 22, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – The Touro College and University System conferred an honorary doctorate to Alan Schoor, Touro’s outgoing senior vice president for operations, at the 41st annual commencement exercises of the Lander Colleges at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center. Schoor will be joining the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (MET Council) as executive director and CEO. 

NYSCAS Brooklyn Celebrates 41st Commencement Exercises

June 17, 2015
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Brooklyn, N.Y. – June 4, 2015 - At the commencement ceremony of the Brooklyn division of Touro College’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), guest speakers, students, and administrators expressed their belief that education and hard work can change the destiny of a person, their community, their country, their world. The event took place at The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts. Vice-President and Executive Administrative Dean of NYSCAS Eva Spinelli presided over the ceremony.

New Director of Alumni and Donor Relations Announced at Touro Law

June 16, 2015
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the hiring of Erica Vladimer, Class of 2013 as the new Director of Alumni and Donor Relations.