Featured Stories tagged with "nyscas"

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"I always wanted to be a teacher," said Victoria Soto of Brooklyn. "And when I found out NYSCAS had a special education major I decided to sign up."
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The 39th Annual Commencement Ceremonies for New York School of Career and Applied Studies\' (NYSCAS) Midtown Campus was held on June 12, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in Avery Fischer Hall at Lincoln Center.   The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, a well-known media personality and clinical psychologist who is also Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem (TouroCOM).  Two hundred eighty-three baccalaureate candidates, 162 associate candidates, and 54 candidates for certificates in Digital Media Arts graduated from the NYSCAS division of Touro College in the ceremony.
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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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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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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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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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January 30 marked the first of many things. A new semester for students at New York School of Career and Applied Sciences (NYSCAS). The first day of classes. And the inauguration of the long-awaited new building on Neptune Avenue. 
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When Mia Probinsky was young, she wanted to be a mailwoman. 
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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.