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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Sponsors Black History Month Forum

February 25, 2014
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New York, N.Y. - For the third straight year, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), in partnership with the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS in New York City and with Uptown Health Link, hosted a forum for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

Robin Hood Foundation Awards $42K Grant to Touro Law

February 20, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Center is pleased to announce that it has received a grant in the amount of $42,000 from the Robin Hood Relief Fund. The grant will provide funding for three summer fellows to expand the scope of work of the Disaster Relief Clinic and a part –time lawyer to oversee coordinating outreach and placements of law students from around the country who wish to participate in service trips to provide legal assistance to those in need.

Law Students Volunteer to Provide Tax Assistance

February 20, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law students are providing free tax help to low and moderate income community members who need help preparing their own tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Through this public service project, sponsored by the United States Internal Revenue Service and being overseen by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, more than 25 student volunteers have been trained and can file tax returns directly from the law school, a designated site for the program. This is the fifth year Touro Law students have participated in the project.

Graduate School of Social Work Takes Part in Ninth Annual ‘HOPE’ Survey

February 05, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Sixteen students, faculty, administrators and support staff from the Graduate School of Social Work braved freezing temperatures from midnight until the wee hours of the morning recently 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.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Wins “National Student DO of the Year”

February 04, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Michael Erickson, a third year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem, has won the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) 2014 “National Student DO of the Year” award.

Taking the Toll out of Taxes

February 04, 2014
Press Release

When Touro College students ended their training in late January, they became qualified to perform what for many is a daunting task.

Lander College Junior Wins Stock Market Challenge with 28 Percent Return

February 03, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Aaron Benia, a junior at the Lander College for Men (LCM), won the school’s fall semester Stock Market Challenge, his third victory in the last four contests. A psychology major with a minor in marketing management, Benia had an incredible 28 percent return on investments.

Touro Community Remembers Dr. Bernard Lander on Fourth Yahrzeit

January 30, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – The Touro College community gathered at Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim on Motzei Shabbos, Jan. 25th to commemorate the fourth yahrtzeit of Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, founder and first president of the Touro College and University System.

Distinguished Historian to Lecture on “Jews in Shanghai During the Holocaust" at Touro Law

January 30, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y - Dr. Pan Guang, Vice Chairman and Professor of Shanghai Center for International Studies and a leading authority on the Jews of China, will deliver a lecture at the Touro Law Center entitled, “Jews in Shanghai During the Holocaust” on Monday, February 10 at 12:30 P.M. The lecture is open to the public and free of charge.

John Santucci Justice Scholarship Established at Touro Law

January 29, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the establishment of the John Santucci Justice Scholarship created with a gift of $100,000 donated by Tom Santucci ’83 and friends and family in honor of his father John Santucci former District Attorney of Queens County. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a rising second year student who demonstrates a commitment to perseverance and personal integrity.