Touro Tornadoes Cap Off a Stellar Season with a Championship Win
Congrats to Touro’s New York School of Career & Applied Studies (NYSCAS) students' basketball team, Touro Tornadoes, who recently ended their season on a high note, with the team achieving several significant accomplishments! The Tornadoes secured victories over several challenging Division III competitors, such as Queens College, Baruch College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Bronx Community College. Notably, the team dominated Bronx Community College by a staggering fifty points!
Milan to New York: NYSCAS Alumna Relocates and Jumpstarts Her Career
Guendalina Almici left everything behind—the country she was born and raised in and her family and friends—to pursue her dream of moving to the Big Apple. It was during her first visit to see a friend that she fell in love with the city and promised herself that she would return there one day to live. Over the next few years, Almici worked as both a nanny and a paralegal but was still in search of a career that she felt passionate about. Determined to finally fulfill her dream of living in New York City, she enrolled at Touro University’s New York School of Careers and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) in 2012, and completed a bachelor’s degree in psychology. It was at Touro that she quickly realized what she was meant to do—become a social worker and help people in need.
NYSCAS Nursing Class Celebrates First-ever Pinning Ceremony
New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), a division of Touro University, held its first-ever nursing pinning ceremony on Sunday, January 22nd at the new Cross River Campus in Times Square. The ceremony marked the completion of the associate degree in nursing (ASN) by the first nursing class at the school.
From Olympic Competitor to Nursing Student
Figure skating has been a part of Hailey Kops daily life since she was a child. Her love for the sport, combined with hard work and determination, enabled her to compete against top athletes from around the world—including in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Now Hailey is a nursing student at Touro University New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS). She recently talked to us about her life-changing experience at the Olympics and how Touro is instrumental in preparing for her future career.
Touro Alum Lands Dream Job at the NBA
Touro New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) alum Jade Daniels, who received his bachelor’s degree in Business Management, has always loved basketball and couldn’t believe his luck when he turned his love for the sport into a career. Daniels recently began a new role as Technology Product Manager with the National Basketball Association (NBA).
A Family Tragedy Leads to a Passion for Helping Others
After years of personal hardship, Tamara Burks was incredibly proud to receive her associate of science degree in paralegal studies from NYSCAS this past spring. Adding to her excitement, the newly minted paralegal also received a departmental award for excellence.
Preparing for a Career in Dentistry
After earning a bachelor’s degree in humanities in Arizona, Frida Fuzailova headed next to Touro’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS).
PreMed Student at Touro’s NYSCAS Receives Dean’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Shortly after enrolling in Touro’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), 20-year-old Eli Redlich realized he had a passion for science and a drive to pursue a future career in medicine.
Future Educator Advocates for Students in Need
Becoming a public-school teacher wasn’t always Kelli McDermott’s dream job. But when Kelli, a NYSCAS student and Staten Island native was offered a job as a paraprofessional at a Brooklyn junior high school, she fell in love with her new role and quickly realized that teaching was the career path she was going to pursue. We recently caught up with McDermott, who shared why she’s passionate about the education field, explains the many benefits of Touro’s Honors Teacher Preparation Pathway, a joint program between NYSCAS and Touro’s Graduate School of Education (GSE), which will enable her to earn a bachelor’s and master's degree in education as well as prepare for NYSED Certification in only five years, and offers advice for other students dreaming of becoming educators of the future.
Touro College NYSCAS Celebrates 48th Annual Commencement
New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), a division of Touro University, held its 48th annual commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m. at The Amphitheater at Coney Island.