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Touro to Offer Required Legal Exams for Sabbath Observers

July 16, 2015
Press Release

New York, N.Y. Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush (LAS) will offer the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) on weekdays to accommodate Sabbath-observing Jews, beginning in August. This is a test of legal ethics and professional responsibility standards that aspiring lawyers must pass to be eligible for the bar in 48 states.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Holds Successful Fundraiser for Minority Scholarships

July 14, 2015
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – Nearly $66,000 was raised by the Harlem community to fund scholarships for underrepresented minorities to attend Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine at the school’s second official “parlor” meeting hosted recently by attorneys John Lynch and Sylvia Khatcherian at their home on West 116th Street in Harlem.

Patricia Salkin Named Interim Provost for Graduate and Professional Division at Touro College

July 13, 2015
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New York, N.Y. — Patricia E. Salkin, dean of the Touro Law Center, was appointed the Touro Graduate and Professional Division interim provost, Touro College President, Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. Salkin, who will assume her new role on August 1st, is a nationally renowned scholar, educator and expert in policy and government ethics. An accomplished administrator, she has held numerous leadership appointments within the American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Schools and the American Law Institute. Salkin also serves as co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Education. She will continue to serve as Dean of the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Touro Law Center while the search for a permanent provost continues.

Dr. Roslyn Sofer Receives Marilyn Moffat Award For Distinguished Service

July 02, 2015
Press Release

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
Press Release

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.