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Growing up in a tight-knit home with very giving parents, Katie Levy, a NYSCAS ‘16 graduate, always understood the importance of lending a helping a hand and giving back to her community. She admired celebrities and athletes who helped others, but wondered why they had to travel outside of the United States to do so. “The work that is done outside of America is unbelievable and, of course, necessary. But, why do so many people jump at the opportunity to try and fix other countries, while the country they live in needs aid, too?” asked Levy.
New York State Department of Education teacher Lou Epstein has a corkboard he calls his “Daily Reminder.” Whenever he feels worn-out or like he’s losing his motivation, a single look at the board helps him re-affirm who he is and why he does what he does. “It reminds me of the last five years,” says Epstein. The board is a collage of pictures of the special needs children he’s helped.
New York, NY—His voice rising above the exuberant cheers of the capacity crowd filling David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center for the 42nd commencement exercises of the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), Dr. Alan Kadish, president of the Touro College and University System, conferred degrees upon 504 college graduates, each of them smiling from ear to ear.