When Mia Probinsky was young, she wanted to be a mailwoman.
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.”
It is seven in the evening, and Professor Yannie ten Broeke is using a sports example to explain displaced aggression to her Advanced Topics in Psychology class at New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) in Manhattan.
The paralegal field continues to be one of the fastest growing career paths in the United States in the 21st century, with compensation steadily rising above the daily cost of living at an increasing pace. And at Touro College New York School of Applied and Career Studies (NYSCAS), students know this. While some complete the paralegal program with a bachelor’s already under their belt, others enroll to receive their A.S. in paralegal studies. Some use the program as the foundation for their continued college education, while others use it as a stepping stool to bolster their candidacy for law school.
It’s a small seminar of four students in Professor Antony O’Hara’s digital multimedia design class who are analyzing an iPhone 3 advertisement from 2009. It involves a rainbow display of countless small app icons piled on top of each other as if floating out of the phone itself, with the slogan “Thanks a billion.” A minute earlier, they were staring at a monochromatic “Droid Does” ad from the same year, featuring a spinning globe with glowing, translucent apps covering the continents. The students are comparing and critiquing different smartphone print advertisements from over the years—not only in terms of design concept, but how each ad fits each smartphone brand. “What are the trends in each era? What were the designers thinking? And which do you think was more successful?” the professor asks the class.
Icelandic Poetry on a Wintry Night: Professor Helen Mitsios Celebrates Publication of Poetry Collection
“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.”
New York, N.Y. – Spirits soared as graduates gathered at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center for the 40th commencement exercises of Touro College’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS). Between the Manhattan and Brooklyn campuses, NYSCAS awarded 695 bachelor’s degrees and 451 associate’s degrees.
New York, N.Y. – Joy. Excitement. Accomplishment. Those were the three most prominent sentiments at the 40th Commencement ceremonies of Touro College’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) held at the Walt Whitman Theater in Brooklyn. Between the Manhattan and Brooklyn campuses, NYSCAS awarded 695 bachelor’s degrees and 451 associate’s degrees.
New York, N.Y. - Students from the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) recently had a special opportunity to learn first-hand about the media and American democracy when they toured the Manhattan headquarters of the Wall Street Journal and talked with the staff about the news industry.
A group of nine undergraduate students, under the leadership of Touro Biology Department Chair and Professor Milton Schiffenbauer and Biology Department Coordinator and Assistant Professor Helene Ver Eecke, presented their published research abstract, The Antiviral Effect of White Tea Polyphenol on May 20th at the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in Denver, CO.