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Student Spotlight: Six Questions for NYSCAS Tornadoes Player DJ Abreu

March 13, 2019

We sat down with NYSCAS student and Tornadoes basketball player DJ Abreu to talk about his favorite and most challenging parts of playing on the Touro team, why sports are imporant in the lives of everyday people and more. Here's what he said.

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Alumni Spotlight: Marcin Pokorski

February 19, 2019

“You have to get a college degree,” said Marcin Pokorski. “It will open doors. After you get your first job, never stop learning and looking for new venues to expand your skillset.”

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“Don’t Stop Learning After Class Ends”

February 12, 2019

“I didn’t just join a college,” Alex Segal says of his time at Touro. “I joined a family.”

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Professor Baruch November Uses Poetry to Showcase Shared Struggles Facing Minorities

February 06, 2019

If you’ve visited a college classroom lately, then you know the majority of college students are so obsessed with their phones that it can be a challenge to get them to fully concentrate on the lesson at hand. With that in mind, Professor Baruch November of Touro’s New York School of Career and Applied Sciences (NYSCAS), who has taught poetry, composition and Shakespeare for nearly fourteen years, takes a different approach to teaching.

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Living the American Dream—and Inspiring Future Generations

February 05, 2019

Trinidadian emigrant, NYSCAS student, and mother Nadia Thompson-Redhead is determined to improve the lives of children. Growing up in poverty and witnessing the challenges her brothers faced because of their learning issues, she was inspired to become a special education teacher. Now, she’s well on her way to making her mark in both education and psychology, excelling in her studies while working as a paraprofessional with the Department of Education. After graduating, she plans to earn her master’s and teach early childhood education before pursuing a PhD in clinical psychology.

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"I Just Want to Keep Striving to Do My Best"

January 28, 2019

On January 17, Touro’s New York School of Applied and Career Studies (NYSCAS) held two orientation sessions for new students on the Manhattan campus. This group of bachelor’s degree and associate degree candidates is the first to be welcomed by faculty, staff, and continuing students at Touro’s newest location on 31st Street.

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Alumni Spotlight: Vadim Reznikov

January 17, 2019

“I love it here,” Vadim Reznikov said of Proskauer, the law firm where he now works as the associate director of technology support. “Every day is a project.”

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Are Open Textbooks as Great as You Think?

December 11, 2018

You may have heard the term “open textbooks” but if you thought it meant simply having your assigned text in your college class open at all times, your assumption would be way off.

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Does the Perfect Resume Actually Exist?

November 29, 2018

Everyone knows you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression and your resume represents your chance to make yourself stand out. It can be one of the most important documents on your journey to a successful career path.

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People First

November 28, 2018

“Touro professors are eager to help you if you reach out,” Richard Martinez said. “Everybody is willing to help everybody.”

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