Student Spotlight: Six Questions for NYSCAS Tornadoes Player DJ Abreu

March 13, 2019

We sat down with NYSCAS student and Tornadoes basketball player DJ Abreu to talk about his favorite and most challenging parts of playing on the Touro team, why sports are important in the lives of everyday people and more. Here's what he said.

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Alumni Spotlight: Marcin Pokorski

February 19, 2019

“You have to get a college degree,” said Marcin Pokorski. “It will open doors. After you get your first job, never stop learning and looking for new venues to expand your skillset.”

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“Don’t Stop Learning After Class Ends”

February 12, 2019

“I didn’t just join a college,” Alex Segal says of his time at Touro. “I joined a family.”

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Professor Baruch November Uses Poetry to Showcase Shared Struggles Facing Minorities

February 06, 2019

If you’ve visited a college classroom lately, then you know the majority of college students are so obsessed with their phones that it can be a challenge to get them to fully concentrate on the lesson at hand. With that in mind, Professor Baruch November of Touro’s New York School of Career and Applied Sciences (NYSCAS), who has taught poetry, composition and Shakespeare for nearly fourteen years, takes a different approach to teaching.

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NYSCAS Welcomes New Students at January 2020 Orientation

February 01, 2019

Newly-enrolled NYSCAS students attended the school’s orientation sessions—either the one in the morning, or the one in the evening—at the 31st Street campus in Manhattan on January 23rd.

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"I Just Want to Keep Striving to Do My Best"

January 28, 2019

On January 17, Touro’s New York School of Applied and Career Studies (NYSCAS) held two orientation sessions for new students on the Manhattan campus. This group of bachelor’s degree and associate degree candidates is the first to be welcomed by faculty, staff, and continuing students at Touro’s newest location on 31st Street.

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Alumni Spotlight: Vadim Reznikov

January 17, 2019

“I love it here,” Vadim Reznikov said of Proskauer, the law firm where he now works as the associate director of technology support. “Every day is a project.”

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People First

November 28, 2018

“Touro professors are eager to help you if you reach out,” Richard Martinez said. “Everybody is willing to help everybody.”

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Artyom Kordyk: “Keep looking ahead”

November 18, 2018

“Touro is not just a college,” NYSCAS alumnus Artyom Kordyk pointed out. “It’s a community of people who want to help you.”

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Q&A with Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer, Professor of Biology at NYSCAS

September 21, 2018

1. Much of your research shows how we can combat viruses by drinking white tea. Can you tell us a bit about what you’re currently studying?

Previously, my research focused on the powers of white and green tea killing bacteria that is hard to treat with antibiotics, and we are continuing to study that area as it’s very interesting. We already know white tea comes from a plant like any other regular tea, but it grows only in March and contains a compound polyphenol that is found in many food products. The chemicals are so powerful that they can actually destroy viruses. Clinically, no one knows if it will work and it would take a few months to see a difference. Yet, in a laboratory, we have seen incredible results and the tea should work great to help people.

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