First Jewish Poetry & Art Festival Is a Multi-Cultural Hit in ‘The Heights’

December 02, 2014

There was poetry in motion at the first event sponsored by the group, Jewish Advocacy for Culture and Knowledge (J.A.C.K.), held at the bustling Chop Chop kosher Chinese restaurant on West 184th Street in Manhattan. The standing-room-only poetry reading and art show on Nov. 9 was the brainchild of Baruch November, professor of creative writing and literature at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) a division of Touro College.

Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer and Research Team Prove Health Benefits of Tea

September 11, 2014

New York, N.Y. – Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer, a microbiologist and deputy chair of the biology department at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), a division of Touro College in New York City, and his students, presented their abstract, "The Antiviral Effects of Natural Botanic Extracts" at the American Society for Microbiology during a general meeting in Boston last spring.

Professor Brenda Coultas Pens New Poetry Collection, “The Tatters”

September 10, 2014

Brenda Coultas, professor of languages and literature at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) at Touro College, has written her fourth book of poetry, The Tatters, published by Wesleyan University Press.

1,065 Degrees Awarded at 39th Commencement for New York School of Career and Applied Studies at Touro College

June 21, 2013

New York, N.Y. – June 21, 2013 – Never stop learning. That was the core message of the keynote speeches at each of two Touro College New York School of Career and Applied Studies’ (NYSCAS) 39thCommencement Ceremonies. Former New York Gov. David Paterson delivered the keynote speech at the NYSCAS Brooklyn graduation ceremony, and Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, a psychologist, author and popular media personality, addressed graduates in NYSCAS Manhattan’s commencement.