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Prof. Kadinsky Publishes Book on New York

May 19, 2016

Sergey Kadinsky, art history professor at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), recently published his first book, Hidden Waters of New York City, with Countryman Press. 

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Nepalese Students Find Niche at NYSCAS, and Beyond

May 10, 2016

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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Angela LaVeglia- A Teacher to Admire

April 04, 2016

Angela Laveglia knew she wanted to be a teacher since kindergarten. “I was raised by my Italian-speaking grandmother, so I went into school knowing no English, and having no idea what the teacher was saying. But I do remember that she was so pleasant, and happy, and loving…and I don’t know how I learned, but I did.”

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Tornado Watch!

January 27, 2016

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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From Pirouettes to PT

January 12, 2016

At the School of Health Sciences (SHS), our Doctor of Physical Therapy students come from all different backgrounds. But whether they enroll straight out of college or as a jumpstart to a second career, our alumni consistently receive competitive placements at hospitals, clinics, and health centers.

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Career Spotlight: Criminal Justice

November 30, 2015

Terror threats, identity theft, internet scams, burglary, homicides, illegal firearms, banking and credit card fraud− the scope and caliber of 21st century criminal behavior has challenged law enforcement and created more demand for careers in criminal justice than ever before.

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Bringing Literature to Life: Professor Howard B. Weiner

November 10, 2015

“I got out of the army one day and into the classroom the next…and I never left,” begins Howard Weiner, assistant professor of English at the New York School of Applied and Career Studies (NYSCAS). And he’s serious: Dr. Weiner—who “still get[s] a kick out of being in the classroom”—has been with Touro since 1996.

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Student Researchers from Touro’s Undergrad and Medical School Divisions Team Up to Find a Cure

October 29, 2015

Inside a laboratory at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), research assistants Viktoriya Yusopova and Abraham Levitman examine a computer printout of a gene containing over 30,000 nucleotides, from which they will identify a small number of important sequences. 

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Fruits of Her Labor

September 21, 2015

When Mia Probinsky was young, she wanted to be a mailwoman. 

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'What They Need and How I Can Help'

August 24, 2015

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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