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Touro Professor Tom Rozinski Named President of Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors

October 03, 2018
New role recognizes Rozinski's commitment to improving law school education

Thomas (Tom) Rozinski, JD, MA, pre-law advisor and associate professor of Political Science at Touro’s Lander Colleges, was recently elected President of the largest pre-law advising association in the country. His new role with the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors (NAPLA) recognizes his dedication to students and commitment to improving undergraduate and law school education.

Ayelet Schwerd Named Valedictorian of Touro’s Lander College for Women

May 14, 2018
Future Psychologist to be Honored at Commencement

Ayelet Schwerd has always wanted to become a psychologist. Growing up with a mother and two older sisters who are psychologists, she knew it was a way she could make a difference in people’s lives. Next year, she will begin the PsyD program at Rutgers University, one of the top-ranked programs in the nation. This month she will graduate from Touro as the valedictorian of Lander College for Women -- The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School. 

Dr. Howard R. Feldman Elected to Fellowship of the Geological Society of America

November 21, 2016
From Jurassic Period and Beyond – Scarsdale Paleontologist and Professor is Recognized for Global Scientific Research on Prehistoric Marine Life

New York, N.Y. – Dr. Howard R. Feldman of Scarsdale, N.Y., who is Professor and Chair of Geology and Environmental Sciences at Touro College in New York City, was elected as fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA) and recognized for his contributions to geological research at the organization’s recent Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony in Denver, CO.

Touro College and Orthodox Union Announce 2016 Recipients of Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander ZTZ”L Scholarships for Outstanding NCSY Graduates

June 23, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Nine outstanding high school students from around the country were selected to receive the prestigious Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander zt”l Scholarship, presented jointly by Touro College and the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY), the international youth arm of the Orthodox Union. The scholarships, named in memory of Touro’s Founding President Dr. Bernard Lander ztz”l and his wife Sarah Rivkah, were announced by Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish  and Orthodox Union President Martin Nachimson.

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis Addresses Lander Graduates at 42nd Commencement Exercises

June 06, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College conferred Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, with an honorary doctorate at the annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on Monday, May 30, 2016. 

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of UK, to Receive Honorary Degree at 42nd Annual Commencement Exercises of Touro’s Lander Colleges

April 21, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish announced today that Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, will receive an honorary degree and address the graduates of the 42nd annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on May 30th, 2016.

Touro Students, Alumni Meet with Employers at Lander College Career Fair

November 12, 2015
Students and alumni met with prospective employers.

New York, N.Y. – More than a hundred and forty students and alumni met with prospective employers at the Touro College career fair at the Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School. 

Teaching Science to Autistic Students May Improve Social Skills, New Research Finds

October 29, 2015

New York, N.Y. – New research suggests that an elementary school curriculum that focuses on the sciences might be particularly beneficial to individuals with autism, enhancing not only their classroom knowledge, but their social skills, as well. “Teaching Paleobiology to Children with Autism” will be presented at a poster session on November 1 at the 2015 Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. by Dina Beck-Billig, a senior at Touro’s Lander College for Women–The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW) in Manhattan, and Dr. Howard R. Feldman, a paleontologist and biology professor at LCW. 

Touro’s Lander Colleges Celebrate 41st Commencement

June 04, 2015
Touro College celebrated its 41st annual Commencement exercises at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center.

New York, NY—Touro College celebrated its 41st annual Commencement exercises at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center on Sunday, May 31, awarding a total of 647 baccalaureate and associate degrees to graduates from Lander College for Men in Kew Gardens Hills (LCM); Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School in Manhattan (LCW); Lander College of Arts & Sciences-Flatbush (LAS Men’s and Women’s divisions); the School for Lifelong Education in Brooklyn; and Machon L’Parnasa-Institute for Professional Studies.

Aliza Meissner Named 2015 Valedictorian of Lander College for Women

June 01, 2015

New York, N.Y., June 1, 2015 – It’s surprising, given her myriad interests and hobbies, that Aliza Meissner includes chemistry on her list of enjoyable activities. After all, this is someone who has scaled the Rockies, spiked a volleyball with reckless abandon and dared the sharks while riding a surfboard off the California coast. And yet…