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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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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“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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