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Irving Montak Contribution Brings Campus Expansion to Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush

January 08, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – The Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush (LAS) has purchased a new facility at 2002 Avenue J to accommodate the changing needs of its growing student body. A hub of Jewish life in Brooklyn, LAS has been a vibrant and important part of the Orthodox community, contributing to the fabric of its life and educating generations for professional studies and careers. Irving Montak, who resides in Brooklyn, contributed a major gift to name the annex the Irving Montak Building. His gift will facilitate the modernization of the annex building for academic purposes.

Professor Jennifer Koestler of New York Medical College Awarded $25,000 Grant From Arnold P. Gold Foundation

January 08, 2014
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Touro College is pleased to announce that The Arnold P. Gold Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to Jennifer Koestler, MD, FAAP, associate professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College (NYMC), for her project, entitled: “Deliberate Humanism: A Longitudinal Mentoring Curriculum.”

Statement on ASA Boycott of Israel’s Universities, by Dr. Alan Kadish

January 02, 2014
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The American Studies Association’s (ASA) boycott seeks to censor professors and researchers from prestigious universities in an Orwellian display of political bullying that demeans the academic integrity of ASA’s members. I am dismayed that men and women engaged in education and scholarship claim they are serving the public good by obstructing academic interaction with a country that has demonstrated one of the highest per capita rates for publishing scientific papers and filing patents. Moreover, Israel’s scientists and innovators have created many of the technological and lifesaving medical advances we enjoy today.

Touro College Honors Faculty Authors

December 20, 2013
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New York, N.Y. — Touro College Libraries hosted the second annual Faculty Appreciation reception honoring the authors of the 2012 Touro Faculty Publications at its midtown Manhattan campus.

Touro LA Alumna Shuli Lowy Named Mobile Marketing “Woman to Watch”

December 19, 2013
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Los Angeles, Calif. – Shuli Lowy, a 2010 graduate of Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA), was named a Mobile Marketing Woman to Watch for 2014 by MobileMarketer.com. Lowy, who served as president of the student council at TCLA and valedictorian of her class, is the marketing director for the marketing group Ping Mobile.

Touro College and University System appoints former Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley to CEO and Senior Provost role for Nevada and California campuses

December 18, 2013
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Las Vegas, Nev. – TheTouro College and University System is pleased to announce the appointment of former Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley to the position of CEO and Senior Provost of Touro’s Western Division. Berkley will take the helm of both the Nevada and California campuses. 

Touro College Mentors Prelaw Students Straight to the Top

December 12, 2013
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New York, N.Y. – Since 2010, Touro College has increasingly placed its prelaw students at top-rated law schools placing seven of its students at Harvard Law School in the past three years. In 2013 alone, seven students gained admission to law schools ranked in the top 21 in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

NYSCAS Dean receives “El Award” El Diario selects Lenin Ortega for recognition

December 10, 2013
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New York, N.Y. – Lenin Ortega, associate dean of Touro College’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) was a recipient of the 2013 “El Award.” The recognition is given annually by El Diario/La Prensa to outstanding Latino men in the community.

Graduate School of Jewish Studies Hosts Author Monty Noam Penkower

December 10, 2013
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New York, NY – The Touro College Graduate School of Jewish Studies invited author and historian Monty Noam Penkower to discuss his new book, “The Swastika’s Darkening Shadow.” While many are familiar with the events that took place during the Holocaust itself, much less is known about the lives and responses of European Jews in the years between Adolph Hitler’s rise to power and the start of World War II.

Touro College Graduate School of Education Awarded Seven Year Accreditation

December 06, 2013
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish today announced that the programs in Teacher Education and School Leadership at the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at Touro College have been awarded full accreditation for seven years by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP is one of two agencies that merged earlier this year to create a new agency that will be the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation in the United States.