Featured Stories tagged with "nyscas"

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Sanjay Sookhu planned to become a surgeon until he realized he preferred patients awake to anesthetized. “I want to interact with them, to figure out what they need and how I can help them,” says Sookhu, 25. “You can’t do that when they’re unconscious.” 
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The day of NYSCAS orientation, Simone Straws walked almost ten miles. That distance isn’t too unusual for Straws who works as a letter carrier at the United States Postal Service. After attending a college for musical theater in California, Straws returned to her home in the Bronx. Searching for a full-time position, she ended up working for the post office. “Four years quickly went by,” she laughed.
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“Here is the land / where time drops / like a newspaper through a letter-hole / but there is no subscriber, /no space, / only fathomless depths / where the stars glitter,” read poet Einar Már Guðmundsson from his poem titled “Don’t Speak of Large Nations.”
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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.
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Touro hosts hundreds of Nepalese students every semester in both its undergraduate and graduate programs. In November 2010, the Nepalese Society and Club was founded in conjunction with the Touro College Graduate School of Technology to encourage interaction among the Nepalese students and to provide a strong sense of camaraderie and support to those struggling with adjusting to American life and academics. Since then, the Nepalese Society has hosted a countless number of meetings every week. Students guide each other about classes, teachers, textbooks; enjoy their peers’ company; and, often, discuss Nepalese culture, food and entertainment. Learn about two Nepalese undergraduate alumni who continued on to Touro’s graduate schools.
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There’s a new team in town, and true to its name, Touro’s NYSCAS Tornados are hitting the ground hard and fast. 
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Gena Bardwell had just about given up on acting when what she thought was impossible happened.
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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.
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When Mia Probinsky was young, she wanted to be a mailwoman. 
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