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NYSCAS Dean receives “El Award” El Diario selects Lenin Ortega for recognition

December 10, 2013
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – Lenin Ortega, associate dean of Touro College’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) was a recipient of the 2013 “El Award.” The recognition is given annually by El Diario/La Prensa to outstanding Latino men in the community.

Graduate School of Jewish Studies Hosts Author Monty Noam Penkower

December 10, 2013
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New York, NY – The Touro College Graduate School of Jewish Studies invited author and historian Monty Noam Penkower to discuss his new book, “The Swastika’s Darkening Shadow.” While many are familiar with the events that took place during the Holocaust itself, much less is known about the lives and responses of European Jews in the years between Adolph Hitler’s rise to power and the start of World War II.

Touro College Graduate School of Education Awarded Seven Year Accreditation

December 06, 2013
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish today announced that the programs in Teacher Education and School Leadership at the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at Touro College have been awarded full accreditation for seven years by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP is one of two agencies that merged earlier this year to create a new agency that will be the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation in the United States.

International Social Work is the Theme of "Community Day" at Graduate School of Social Work

December 06, 2013
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New York, N.Y. – The 40 second clip from “Rescue in the Philippines,” made for public television, previewed a rescue mission of 1,200 European Jews in 1939 by Philippine President Manuel Quezon.  The moving clip was then followed by a recent NBC Nightly News segment showing the Israel Defense Force working to save lives at an emergency hospital the IDF repaired in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which has left thousands of people dead, displaced and missing. 

Prof. Bayefsky Honored by Zionist Organization of America

December 02, 2013
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New York, NY, – The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) honored Professor Anne Bayefsky, the director of the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust, with the Ben Hecht Award for Outstanding Journalism at the 115th annual Louis D. Brandeis Award National Dinner in Manhattan.

Touro College Appoints Dr. Michael Szenberg Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business

November 21, 2013
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New York, N.Y. – Michael Szenberg, Ph.D., was appointed as a distinguished professor of economics and business at Touro College. A renowned economist who has authored numerous scholarly volumes, Dr. Szenberg will also serve as chair of the economics and business department at the Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush.

Touro Nevada Medical School Dean Elected to Mastership in American College of Physicians

November 21, 2013
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Las Vegas, NV. – The American College of Physicians (ACP) has voted to elect the Dean of Touro University Nevada’s Medical School, Mitchell D. Forman, DO, FACOI, FACP, FACR to Mastership in the American College of Physicians. Dr. Forman becomes the first practicing physician in the state of Nevada to receive this honor. The first Mastership in the ACP was presented in 1923.

Touro University California Student Selected Teacher of the Year

November 13, 2013
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Vallejo, CA - Retired San Francisco and Concord police officer Angelo “Ang” Bracco has much to boast about now that he’s been selected as one of five 2014 California Teachers of the Year by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson.

Touro Law Opens First Law School Incubator on Long Island

November 13, 2013
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the opening of the Community Justice Center, the first law school incubator project to open on Long Island. A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the Center’s opening was held on Tuesday, November 12 at 11:00 am at the law offices located at 300 East Rabro Drive in Hauppauge, N.Y.

Touro College of Pharmacy Appoints Interim Dean

November 07, 2013
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New York, N.Y. – Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, today announced that Dr. Zvi Loewy, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Pharmacy, will serve as the school’s interim dean. Dr. Loewy succeeds Dr. Stuart Feldman, who stepped down last week.