Featured Stories tagged with "LCM"

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When Raphael Gal was selected for an internship this summer at Israeli software development company Tobeweb (which builds websites, mobile apps, and databases for other companies), he was assigned to the three-person Android team. His main task? Creating an Android app for one of their clients, real estate company Tashuv—a start-up that offers property management and rental services for residents of Israel.
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The LCM Alumni Council and the Student Government teamed up to run a series of dinners where students had the opportunity to pick the brains of successful alumni. The career advice is always helpful and the connections to those already working in an industry they’re interested in can be invaluable to their career. There were seven alumni dinners, each focusing on a different field: finance/accounting, dentistry, medicine, law, physical therapy, psychology and computers.
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When Chicago native Gershon Firestone graduated from LCM in 2008 with a Math degree, he wasn’t seeking your traditional accounting position at an international firm. But since earning his diploma, Firestone passed all eight exams required for full membership in the Actuarial Society of Greater New York (ASNY), which promotes knowledge and expansion of actuarial thought.
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11: rabbis dancing44: participants in the dreidel contest 3: winners of the dreidel contest 11: rabbis/deans dancing 7: entries into the menorah contest 120: minutes spent dancing5: Lander Band members playing or singing30: trays of food hauled in and consumed
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When opportunity knocks, Moishy Gerstel answers. The Kew Gardens, Queens transplant (by way of Toronto) wrapped up his B.A. in Psychology (with a minor in Finance) at Lander College for Men in 2012, to the tune of a 4.0 GPA, having achieved membership in Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. Gerstel realized the next step toward pursuing a career in psychology would be earning his Psy.D., but also realized the application process alone was going to take months, a period he wasn’t willing to watch idly pass.
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Watch the evening’s events and listen to Rabbi Sacks’ teshuva drasha.
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In a tie a wheel was spun and the contestants had to compete in the way chosen (Price is Right, Dance Off, Speech Off, Physical Challenge, Quick Find, Mental Challenge). And of course, there were prizes.
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“I wanted to be in a place with a good hashkafa where learning isn’t in conflict with academics,” said Ben Simon about his choice of LCM. Simon, a graduate of Mesivtah Birkas Yitzchok, spent two years in Beis Yisrael before joining the LCM family. He’s considering a major in psychology with a marketing minor.
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Louis Schwartz, a graduate of the Talmudic Academy in Baltimore, said he was attracted to LCM’s dual curriculum. “My friends told me about LCM and I liked the idea of having yeshiva with college,” said Schwartz who spent two years learning in Beis Yisrael after high school.
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Nate Hershkowitz speaks enthusiastically as he describes his typical day at The Evil Genius Group, a marketing company for small businesses and high-profile individuals in New York. “It’s always flying here,” he says. “Everyone has so much to do. But at the same time, it’s really chilled.” He gestures around the office, a WeWork space housed in the Upper East Side: In the “living room area,” as he describes it, one employee sits comfortably on a yellow couch, his laptop on his knees, while another sits on one of the barstools in the “kitchen.” The interior décor is modern chic: a collage of cool, colorful furniture, geometric wallpaper, and contrasting, bright textures. One room’s walls are covered entirely in whiteboards. Another hallway is covered in pastel-colored drawings and motivational quotes.