New York, N.Y. – Robert Goldberg, DO, executive dean of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), today announced the appointment of Arthur Prancan, Ph.D. as preclinical dean of the medical school.
New York, N.Y. – Students, faculty, administrators and support staff from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work braved freezing temperatures from midnight until the wee hours of the morning Monday to help New York City with its annual count of the numbers of homeless living on the streets, and offering to take them to shelters.
NEW YORK, NY – As the national discourse over civil and voting rights reaches a critical stage, Touro College will convene a symposium that highlights the progress and ongoing challenges of the movement and offers solutions for the future.
New York, N.Y. – The Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) has created a special fellowship for members of Nefesh, the international network of Orthodox mental health professionals. The announcement was made by the School’s Founding Dean, Dr. Steven Huberman, at the organization’s 18th Annual International Conference held recently on Long Island.
Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce four new outstanding adjunct professors have joined the faculty and will be teaching courses in the spring semester. The new adjunct professors are: Nancy Burner, who will teach the Trusts and Estates Practice Module; The Hon. Chris Ann Kelley, who will teach Selected Topics in Criminal Justice; Anthony La Pinta who will teach Trial Practice – Criminal; and Jim Montes, who will teach Drafting Commercial Documents this semester.
Central Islip, NY –Touro Law Center is pleased to announce two newly created $25,000 scholarships for Touro Law students: the Tsunis Family Scholarship which will support students interested in land use and/or real estate law and the Joseph M. Marger ’89 Scholarship which will support students interested in corporate or business law. These endowed scholarships add to more than $1M in new student scholarships raised over the past year, including four in the past six weeks.
A select group of highly-trained social workers and mental healthcare professionals were in the spotlight at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) Community Day event, “When Disaster Strikes: The Role of Social Work,” held at the school’s midtown campus in Manhattan on Nov. 24.
There was poetry in motion at the first event sponsored by the group, Jewish Advocacy for Culture and Knowledge (J.A.C.K.), held at the bustling Chop Chop kosher Chinese restaurant on West 184th Street in Manhattan. The standing-room-only poetry reading and art show on Nov. 9 was the brainchild of Baruch November, professor of creative writing and literature at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) a division of Touro College.