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Touro College Commencement 2016-Record Growth Affirms Touro’s Place as Leader in Health Sciences Education

September 27, 2016
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New York, N.Y. –Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) celebrated with faculty, family, and friends during a jubilant commencement ceremony on a sunny late-summer afternoon at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, L.I. on Sept. 13.

Touro College Behavioral Sciences Chair Dr. Art Freeman Named Professor Emeritus and Recipient of Honorary Doctorate

August 29, 2016
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New York, N.Y. - Dr. Arthur (Art) Freeman, Chair of Touro College Graduate Department of Behavioral Science at the School of Health Sciences (SHS) was named Professor Emeritus by the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and was presented with an honorary doctorate for his contributions to the school and to the field of clinical psychology. 

Touro Student Chosen for New Pharmacy Quality Scholars Program

August 23, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) student Sefa Kploanyi has been chosen to participate in the inaugural Pharmacy Quality Alliance-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program, which is launching on September 1, 2016.

Miriam Turk of NEFESH to Lead Major Programs at Graduate School of Social Work

August 10, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – Miriam Turk, LCSW, a Jewish communal leader with over 20 years of experience in program development and clinical social work in the Orthodox community, has joined the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) as outreach liaison and recruitment director.

Professor Alex Lopez Receives Awards for Community Service

August 09, 2016
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New York, N.Y. - Alex Lopez, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Touro College School of Health Sciences, was the recipient of honorary awards and recognitions recently for his initiatives and contributions to several Long Island organizations that provide services for at-risk youth and people with disabilities. 

Touro Graduate School of Social Work Receives $2.5 Million for Disadvantaged Students

August 04, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – August 4, 2016 – The Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) today announced the receipt of a $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to fund scholarships for disadvantaged graduate students in social work beginning fall semester 2016.

Touro College Graduate School of Technology and Flatiron Business District Partner for Free Computer Coding Class

August 03, 2016
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Learn the fundamentals of coding with an informative free workshop, Coding for Everyone, presented by Touro College Graduate School of Technology, (GST) Tuesday, August 9, from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Flatiron Plaza, East 23rd Street Between Fifth Avenue & Broadway in Manhattan. 

New Dean Appointed at Touro Law Center

August 03, 2016
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Central Islip, NY – The Touro College & University System today announced that Harry Ballan will join Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center as its new Dean. Ballan previously served as a partner and senior counsel for the New York office of the international law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Ballan received a bachelor of arts, master of arts, and a Ph.D. in history and theory of music—all from Yale University. Ballan attended Columbia Law School and was awarded his J.D. in 1992.

Rabbi Dr. David Jacobson Appointed Dean of Touro College Los Angeles

August 02, 2016
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Los Angeles, Calif.– Rabbi David Jacobson, Ph.D., has been appointed dean of Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA). the Touro College and University System announced today. Jacobson was previously director of college affairs at TCLA. In his new role, he will lead the educational and administrative teams, advise students and oversee the budget. He will continue his student recruitment activities as well as outreach and community engagement.

Three TouroCOM Doctors Honored with Laureate Awards

July 29, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – Three professors from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) have received Laureate Awards from the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians, Inc. (NYACP).