Student Spotlight: 3 Questions for Charnel Tabon

December 23, 2019

We recently spoke with Tabon, Touro student and Captain of the school’s basketball team, who talked about his passion for business, why he feels his responsibilities as team leader are critical and more.

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A Touro Success: Pinchas Farkas’ College Experience Changed His Life and Advanced His Career

December 20, 2019

Growing up in upstate New York in a community where secular education was limited, Pinchas Farkas felt driven to earn a higher education no matter the challenges he would likely face. For starters, his family was not English speaking and he didn’t learn the language until he was 13 years old.

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6 Questions for the Newly Appointed Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Touro

September 26, 2019

Kicking off the fall semester as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, we spoke to Schnupp about why he chose Touro’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), his overall responsibilities in this key role and much more.

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New Academic Year Brings New Students to NYSCAS

September 20, 2019

Touro College New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) began their fall semester with a school-wide orientation in Manhattan on August 29. At the event, new students learned about the variety of majors and opportunities offered to them. We caught up with four students and spoke about what they hoped to gain from their time at NYSCAS.

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4 Questions for NYSCAS Alum Maro Souid

September 09, 2019

Can you imagine moving from the Middle East to the United States without a grade school education and no familiarity with the English language at all? That is how recent Touro College New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) graduate and Syrian native Maro Souid’s story began but not where it ended. Souid overcame countless challenges to strive for her career goal of becoming a pharmacist. Her first significant step was graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a 3.9 GPA this past May.

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NY Link Hosts Networking Event for Educators at NYSCAS

August 14, 2019

Touro College’s NY Link program hosted its first annual networking social event at the Manhattan location of the New York School for Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) on August 7th, 2019 for its alumni, current and perspective students. They gathered to learn more about the school’s Early Childhood and Childhood Education programs and resources and support available for educators.

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Looking to the Future with the Newest NYSCAS Alumni

June 26, 2019

In June 2019, NYSCAS said goodbye to 630 bachelor’s degree recipients and 291 associate’s degree awardees. These hardworking Touro alumni are bound for great things (we can already tell!) and we’re looking forward to seeing their continued accomplishments. What do they have in store? Here are some thoughts from a few of our outstanding graduates.

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Touro College’s NYSCAS Celebrates 45th Commencement Ceremonies in Brooklyn and Manhattan

June 17, 2019

New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), a division of Touro College, honored 465 students at the Brooklyn commencement ceremony at the Ford Amphitheater Coney Island on June 6th, and 456 students at the Manhattan ceremony at Lincoln Center on June 12th, in front of a crowd of thousands including family and friends of the graduates and Touro faculty and staff.

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Kishea Paulemont: The Art of Perseverance

May 31, 2019

Growing up, Kishea Paulemont wasn’t academically motivated. Her mother grew up in North Carolina and left school after fifth grade to work with her family as a sharecropper. None of her siblings had graduated college. She cut school frequently, and eventually dropped out, following the example of her peers.

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“You don’t want to ask later, ‘Why didn’t I?’”

May 30, 2019

At Touro’s New York School of Career and Applied Studies’ (NYSCAS) commencement ceremony on June 12, 2019, graduates, friends and family will have the opportunity to listen to world-renowned Gospel singer Gerard Placide. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Placide has performed for Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Queen Elizabeth II, Bill and Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Condoleezza Rice, Robert Gates, the United Nations’ 57th General Assembly and many others.

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