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Statement on ASA Boycott of Israel’s Universities, by Dr. Alan Kadish

January 02, 2014
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The American Studies Association’s (ASA) boycott seeks to censor professors and researchers from prestigious universities in an Orwellian display of political bullying that demeans the academic integrity of ASA’s members. I am dismayed that men and women engaged in education and scholarship claim they are serving the public good by obstructing academic interaction with a country that has demonstrated one of the highest per capita rates for publishing scientific papers and filing patents. Moreover, Israel’s scientists and innovators have created many of the technological and lifesaving medical advances we enjoy today.

Touro College Honors Faculty Authors

December 20, 2013
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New York, N.Y. — Touro College Libraries hosted the second annual Faculty Appreciation reception honoring the authors of the 2012 Touro Faculty Publications at its midtown Manhattan campus.

Touro LA Alumna Shuli Lowy Named Mobile Marketing “Woman to Watch”

December 19, 2013
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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.

Touro College and University System appoints former Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley to CEO and Senior Provost role for Nevada and California campuses

December 18, 2013
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Las Vegas, Nev. – TheTouro College and University System is pleased to announce the appointment of former Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley to the position of CEO and Senior Provost of Touro’s Western Division. Berkley will take the helm of both the Nevada and California campuses. 

Touro College Mentors Prelaw Students Straight to the Top

December 12, 2013
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New York, N.Y. – Since 2010, Touro College has increasingly placed its prelaw students at top-rated law schools placing seven of its students at Harvard Law School in the past three years. In 2013 alone, seven students gained admission to law schools ranked in the top 21 in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

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

December 10, 2013
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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.