Leo Andriasyan was not the first member of his family to attend Touro College.
Dovid Friedman knew he wanted to become a doctor since he was a child.
Abheri was born in Bangladesh and moved to New York a decade ago. She’s a second-year student at NYSCAS, where she’s studying Human Services. At Touro and in New York she is known for being the model of a NYSCAS advertisement that can be seen on subway cars and on buses around the city. At Touro, she also works in the admissions office at the Neptune Avenue location through the Work Study program. She is the mother of a 6-year-old girl named Arushi.
"Meet students where they are and elevate them to new heights of curiosity and discovery." This is the motto of Gena Bardwell, who has worked at Touro College since 1998, and has recently been appointed as Chair of the Speech and Communications Department at NYSCAS.
Dr. Sabra Brock’s passion is to "connect education with the workplace—the workplace of today and tomorrow." Before starting her career in academia, Dr. Brock held leadership positions at several international corporations, such as Citicorp, Colgate-Palmolive, and DuPont. In 2014, she was listed as one of the "Top Women in Business" by the Queens Courier.
Susan De Castro often tells her students not to delete their first graphic design and art projects. She encourages them to keep them, so that by the end of the semester, they can see how much they have progressed. When they compare their most recent work with their first efforts, they’re always astonished, she says.
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.
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.
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.
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.