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Latest Social Mobility Index Ranks Touro College as a Top School in Facilitating Economic Opportunity for Underserved Students

October 20, 2015
Press Release

New York, N.Y.--The 2015 Social Mobility Index (SMI) ranks Touro College high in its contribution toward narrowing the economic gap in the U.S. Making the SMI top twenty for the first time, Touro College scored high on all SMI variables: number of low income students admitted and graduated, low tuition cost and high employment outcomes after graduation.

Lander College of Arts & Sciences to Host Free Community Lecture Series on Jewish History

October 19, 2015
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New York, N.Y.—Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush (LAS) is introducing a weekly lecture series, “Jewish History @ Avenue J.” Presented by LAS academic dean Henry Abramson, the lectures will be open to the community and free of charge. 

NY State Senator Simcha Felder to Join Faculty of Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences

October 19, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – New York State Senator Simcha Felder will join the faculty of the Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush, a division of Touro College,  as an assistant professor of management. Felder will also serve as an assistant dean of recruitment, the College announced today. 

Drive, Passion, and Commitment Paved Way to Maimonides Award

October 09, 2015
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New York, NY--Harlem resident April Kirby was selected to receive the coveted Maimonides Award from the Touro College School of Health Sciences. The Award was presented at the School’s recent commencement ceremony held at the Tilles Performing Arts Center on Long Island.  

Dr. Henry Cohen Named Dean of Touro College of Pharmacy

October 08, 2015
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New York, N.Y. — Dr. Henry Cohen of Woodmere, New York, was named Dean of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP), Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today.  Dr. Cohen, who will assume his new role on January 1, 2016 and will serve Touro in a consultant capacity until then, has had a distinguished career in pharmacy. Currently Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Long Island University Pharmacy, Chief Pharmacy Officer for the Department of Pharmacy and Director of Pharmacy Residency Programs at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Cohen established one of the premier clinical pharmacy and residency programs in New York State. Dr. Cohen is Past President of the New York State Council of Health System Pharmacists and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Pharmacy Practice.

Association of Black Cardiologists Honors Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine with “Spirit of the Heart” Award

October 07, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) honored the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) with its prestigious “Spirit of the Heart” award, bestowed at the organization’s 6th Annual Awards Dinner.

Touro’s School of Health Sciences Awards Record Number of Degrees To Graduates of Skilled Healthcare Programs

September 25, 2015
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New York, N.Y. - With pride and jubilation, honored graduates of Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) received their hard-won academic degrees during the School’s annual commencement ceremonies on Sept. 10 at the Tilles Performing Arts Center in Brookville, L.I. 

NAACP Honors Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine for Community Service

September 17, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Mid-Manhattan Branch has honored the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) with its distinguished Community Service Award.  The Award was presented at the organization’s 14th Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon held recently at the elegant Marina del Rey in the Bronx.

Celebrating Constitution Day

September 16, 2015
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Each year, Touro College honors September 17th as Constitution Day. The U.S Constitution is one of the most influential legal documents in existence. Since its creation some two hundred years ago, over one hundred countries around the world have used it as a model for their own.

Professor Joan Foley Named Vice President of the Federal Bar Association – Eastern District of NY Chapter

September 11, 2015
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Central Islip, NY –Joan Foley, Touro Law Center’s Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy, has been elected as the Vice-President of the Federal Bar Association – Eastern District of New York Chapter Board by the membership. Additionally, third year student Julia Castore has been named the law student honorary member to the Board.