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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 Medicine 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

Physician assistants fill in at the fringes of health care

Touro in the News
October 14, 2013

There's projected to be a shortage of 90,000 medical doctors by 2020 as the population increases and ages. Vicki Chan-Padgett, director of physician assistant studies at Touro University Nevada, says that physician assistants are already seeking expanded roles to help fill those gaps in medical care.

NBC News

Primary care doctors key to Obamacare

Touro in the News
October 10, 2013

Dr. Robert Goldberg, dean of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, says that under the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), primary care physicians will see a boom in patients, most of whom have gone long periods without health insurance.

The Amsterdam News

Forgotten L.I. Cemetery To Get New Upkeep

Touro in the News
October 09, 2013

The Touro Law Center reached an agreement with the State Office of Mental Health to renovate a cemetery of a now-closed mental hospital that had fallen into disrepair after years of neglect.

The Jewish Week

Ranking Colleges by Student Earnings Doesn't Make the Grade

Touro in the News
October 04, 2013

Should a college be judged by the number of investment bankers it produces, or by the quality of the education? Touro president and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish writes that using salary expectations as a measuring stick--a part of President Obama's plan to rein in the cost of college tuition--is a poor way to determine the value of higher education.

The Huffington Post

An interview with LCW Dean Marian Stoltz-Loike

Touro in the News
October 02, 2013

Talkline radio's Zev Brenner recently interviewed Marian Stoltz-Loike, vice president of online education at Touro College and dean of Lander College for Women/The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School, about the ways the school has grown and the outstanding education that it provides to its students.   


Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor visits Touro

Touro in the News
September 10, 2013

Patricia Salkin, dean of the Touro Law Center, presented U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with the Bruce K. Gould Book Award, bestowed annually to the author of an outstanding publication related to the law, legal profession or legal system, for her memoir, "My Beloved World." 


The Truth About MOOCs

Touro in the News
September 04, 2013
In his first entry as a contributing blogger for the Huffington Post, Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, discusses Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as they relate to President Obama's recent proposal to make college courses accessible to more people, and what institutions of higher education need to do to prepare students for the workforce.
The Huffington Post

Student loan legislation may help colleges explain aid

Touro in the News
August 28, 2013

Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of Touro College, says that new legislation signed into law by President Obama to lower interest rates on student loans is a good thing for the short term. However, he said that eventually rates might increase substantially, which could result in lower enrollment numbers for colleges and universities.

University Business Magazine

New York Issuing Scorecards on Teacher Colleges

Touro in the News
August 15, 2013

New York City released scorecards to evaluate 12 teacher-preparation programs and, in addition to ranking as one of the top schools overall, the Touro College Graduate School of Education had the largest percentage of teachers certified in special education, at 86 percent, double the citywide average. Pictured is Komi Agoda-Koussema, a professor at the Graduate School of Education, leading a class on bilingual and multicultural education.

The New York Times

Flood of Legal Questions Now Roils Sandy Survivors

Touro in the News
August 13, 2013
Patricia Salkin, dean of Touro's Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, talks about victims of Superstorm Sandy who, embroiled in disputes with insurance companies and others, need legal assistance. Touro Law opened a legal hotline for victims a few days after the storm and shortly thereafter established a full-time law clinic.
The Associated Press