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WOMEN SHAPING HISTORY 2014: Dean Donne Kampel, Touro College

Touro in the News
March 17, 2014

Donne Kampel, Touro's associate dean of faculties, was featured on the cover of the Women Shaping History issue and interviewed about her accomplishments and why she formed the Women’s Leadership Council at Touro.

Education Update

Dominican Student Residents Support Dream Act Bill

Touro in the News
March 04, 2014

Martina Rodriguez and other students from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work traveled to Albany to ask legislators to approve the Dream Act bill, which would give undocumented immigrant students access to financial aid programs. 

NOTE: The original article is in Spanish. To read it in English, please visit http://translate.google.com/. Video only available to Time Warner Cable subscribers.

NY1 News

Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities

Touro in the News
February 28, 2014

Dr. Steven Huberman, dean of Touro's Graduate School of Social Work, discusses a service called Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs), which offers programs to reduce the prohibitive costs retirees face and helps them maintain good health and stay in their homes. 


Underpayment on FEMA Flood Insurance after Superstorm Sandy

Touro in the News
February 27, 2014

Professor Benjamin Rajotte, the director of Touro Law's Disaster Relief Clinic, says that FEMA is undercutting victims of Superstorm Sandy on flood insurance.

ABC7 Eyewitness News

How The MLA Could Ensure Academic Freedom

Touro in the News
January 31, 2014

Dr. Alan Kadish writes that the recent vote by members of the MLA to criticize Israel for restricting the travel of American scholars failed to consider why Israel was compelled to institute such restrictions in the first place.

The Jewish Week

New York Medical College Receives Approval in Mt. Pleasant

Touro in the News
January 17, 2014

New York Medical College (NYMC) received approval to renovate a former commercial building in Mount Pleasant, N.Y. to create space for faculty offices and classrooms. NYMC had purchased the five-story, 248,000 square foot structure in April.

The Examiner

Building Jewish Life Where There was None

Touro in the News
January 15, 2014

Hadassah Buchwald-Pawlak, a graduate of Lander College for Women, is featured in a story in The Jewish Week about the work she is doing through the Lauder-Morasha Primary and Middle Schools in Warsaw and the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation’s Summer Educational Camps for Jewish Families helping to restore Jewish life in Poland. 

The Jewish Week

God 'Beneath the Ordinary'

Touro in the News
January 01, 2014

Lander College Professor Yehoshua November discusses his poetry and the life experiences that inspire it.

Sojourners Magazine

The Challenge of Training Teachers to Teach -- and Students to Learn

Touro in the News
January 01, 2014

Are American students falling behind the rest of the developed world because of an unhealthy obsession with popular culture? Dr. Alan Kadish writes that to improve performance, teachers must address the shifting priorities of their students.

The Huffington Post

Collateral Damage: Combat Vets, PTSD and How to Get Help

Touro in the News
December 31, 2013
Prof. Melissa Earle, associate dean at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, writes that not all soldiers returning from a tour of duty exhibit signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder right away. But that doesn't mean it's not there.



Incentives and Training

Touro in the News
December 18, 2013
The transition from traditional to online educational is a complex process that colleges can't afford to take lightly. Marian Stoltz-Loike, dean of the Lander College for Women and Touro’s vice president of online education, addresses several of the challenges institutions of higher education face by offering online courses.
Inside Higher Ed

The Future of Higher Ed

Touro in the News
December 11, 2013

On his syndicated radio show, host Zev Brenner spoke with Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of Touro, about the college's rapid growth, how the Affordable Care Act could affect medical education going forward and the future of higher education.

Talkline With Zev Brenner

Touro College Orange County Partnership Award

Touro in the News
December 03, 2013

The Orange County Partnership recently honored the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicne with the Quality of Life award recognizing excellence in leadership involving  the creation, maintenance or enhancement of life in Orange County. TouroCOM will be opening a new campus in Middletown, N.Y. which will result in approximately 1000 new jobs in the area.

Orange County Partnership

Punching Attacks in Several States Investigated for Links to 'Knockout Game'

Touro in the News
November 25, 2013

Dr. Jeff Gardere, assistant professor of behavioral medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, discusses the disturbing new trend where strangers punch unsuspecting bystanders at random before running away.

ABC News

Two Women from ‘Lost’ Tribes Find a Home

Touro in the News
November 22, 2013

When Michael Freund, a Jerusalem Post columnist and the founder of Shavei Israel, spoke at Lander College for Women, he introduced the audience to two women, one from India and the other from China, who were members of “lost” groups of Jews who had returned to Israel. Freund, who once served as deputy communications director under Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, established Shavei Israel after discovering that there were many "lost Jews" from around the world who wished to come to Israel.

Tablet Magazine

Where Were You: The Day JFK Died

Touro in the News
November 19, 2013

"Where Were You: The Day JFK Died," a documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the death of President Kennedy, includes an interview with Dr. Joseph T. English, professor and chairman of the department of psychiatry and behavior health at New York Medical College. Dr. English, who was appointed the Peace Corps’ first chief of psychiatry by Kennedy, talks to NBC's Tom Brokaw about his experience on that fateful day, as well as the days that followed.

NBC News

When the Buck Doesn't Stop

Touro in the News
November 13, 2013

Could the failure of the Affordable Care Act rollout been prevented? Dr. Alan Kadish writes that a change in management style might have made all the difference.

The Huffington Post

Zev Brenner interviews LCM Dean Moshe Sokol

Touro in the News
November 12, 2013

Talkline radio's Zev Brenner recently interviewed Moshe Sokol, Dean, Lander College for Men and Beis Medrash L’ Talmud, about LCM's core mission and the outstanding education that it provides to its students.     


FDA Considers Nationwide Trans Fat Ban

Touro in the News
November 07, 2013

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruling that trans fats are potentially harmful,  Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, tells NBC 4 New York why.

NBC 4 New York

Elmhurst social worker joined the Navy to better understand challenges of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans

Touro in the News
October 16, 2013

Carla Giglio, a student in a specialized program at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work focusing on helping former soldiers, decided to get on-the-job training by enlisting in the Navy.

The Daily News