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Touro College and Orthodox Union Announce 2016 Recipients of Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander ZTZ”L Scholarships for Outstanding NCSY Graduates

June 23, 2016
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – Nine outstanding high school students from around the country were selected to receive the prestigious Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander zt”l Scholarship, presented jointly by Touro College and the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY), the international youth arm of the Orthodox Union. The scholarships, named in memory of Touro’s Founding President Dr. Bernard Lander ztz”l and his wife Sarah Rivkah, were announced by Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish  and Orthodox Union President Martin Nachimson.

Graduate School of Technology Commencement Speaker Tania Dsouza Delivers a Global Message Through the Language of Design

June 22, 2016
Press Release

New York, N.Y – GamificationIdeation. Edutainment. These are a few words Tania Dsouza uses from the ever-changing lexicon of interactive design technology. 

Yoni Benedek, Touro Social Work Graduate, Wins Top Professional Awards

June 21, 2016
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – Jonathan (Yoni) Benedek, MSW, who graduated from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) on June 16, has been awarded the inaugural Ohel Distinguished Community Service Award, as well as the National Association of Social Workers-New York City Chapter (NASW-NYC) Student Award.

Touro College of Dental Medicine Honors Two at Inaugural Dinner

June 20, 2016
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New York, N.Y. –The Touro College of Dental Medicine (TouroCDM) at New York Medical College, New York state’s first new dental school in nearly 50 years, celebrated its inaugural year with a dinner honoring Dr. Perry Brickman and the Honorable Michael Mukasey, two figures who have been instrumental in advancing the cause of accessible dental education for all. The dinner was held at Touro’s New York Medical College (NYMC) campus in Valhalla, New York, where TCDM will be located.

Touro College of Pharmacy Graduate Wins Award for Essay on Potential Economic Impact of New Drugs

June 09, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy graduate Emil Joseph, PharmD, has won the 2016 Corporate Member Scholarship Award from the New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) for his essay about the potential economic impact of new drugs coming to market.

Touro Mourns Passing of Professor Gisele Oliveira

June 08, 2016
Press Release

We are saddened by the loss of one of our professors, Gisele Oliveira, Ph.D., who passed away on March 31st. Dr. Oliveira was an assistant professor and director of research in the Master's Program in Speech-Language Pathology.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates Sixth Commencement - “Adapt...Adapt…Adapt...” Dr. Ram Raju of NYC Health + Hospitals Tells Grads

June 07, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – At a festive gathering at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater last week, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine graduated its sixth class, conferring diplomas upon 123 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree.  The hall was packed with the graduates’ families and friends for the jubilant ceremony, at which the new doctors were reminded by their keynote speaker that medicine is changing rapidly and they must “Adapt… Adapt... Adapt.”

Graduate School Commencement Speaker Claribel Riss: Going the Distance

June 07, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – For several years, Claribel Riss, a resident of East Stroudsburg, PA, has traveled at least 75 miles to her job as a teacher at a Bronx middle school, and to Touro College Graduate School of Education (GSE) in New York City, where she earned her second master’s degree this year in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).   

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis Addresses Lander Graduates at 42nd Commencement Exercises

June 06, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College conferred Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, with an honorary doctorate at the annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on Monday, May 30, 2016. 

Mayer Goldberg, Pharm.D.: Newly-Minted Pharmacy Grad Lands Coveted Spot in Prestigious First-Year Residency Program

May 31, 2016
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New York, N.Y. - Born in New York, raised in Brooklyn and currently a resident of Flushing, Queens, Mayer Goldberg, Pharm.D. received his doctorate in pharmacy on May 25th from Touro College of Pharmacy. This summer he will become a pharmacy resident at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, a well-established and prestigious pharmacy residency program.