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Touro’s Lander College for Men Hosts Science Competition for Area High Schools

March 31, 2017
Students meet challenges in STEM research and education

Weeks of research, design and problem-solving paid off for students who received top honors at the Science Olympiad at Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM) on March 19. 

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis Addresses Lander Graduates at 42nd Commencement Exercises

June 06, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College conferred Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, with an honorary doctorate at the annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on Monday, May 30, 2016. 

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of UK, to Receive Honorary Degree at 42nd Annual Commencement Exercises of Touro’s Lander Colleges

April 21, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish announced today that Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, will receive an honorary degree and address the graduates of the 42nd annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on May 30th, 2016.

Touro’s Lander College for Men Holds Third Annual Model Beis Din Competition

April 20, 2016

New York, N.Y. – File this under “it really happened.” In Israel a father and caregiver for his mentally impaired son was diagnosed with kidney failure, and all attempts to find a suitable organ donor failed. His son, however, was a near-perfect match, but incapable of providing any reasonable form of consent. Could the son be allowed, under Israeli law, to donate a kidney to save his father’s life?

Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz Appointed to Faculty at Beis Medrash L’Talmud-Lander College for Men

December 09, 2015

New York, N.Y. – Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz was named senior Magid Shiur at Beis Medrash L’Talmud-Lander College for Men, Dr. Alan Kadish, Touro’s President announced today.

Touro Students, Alumni Meet with Employers at Lander College Career Fair

November 12, 2015

New York, N.Y. – More than a hundred and forty students and alumni met with prospective employers at the Touro College career fair at the Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School. 

Touro’s Lander Colleges Celebrate 41st Commencement

June 04, 2015
Touro College celebrated its 41st annual Commencement exercises at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center.

New York, NY—Touro College celebrated its 41st annual Commencement exercises at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center on Sunday, May 31, awarding a total of 647 baccalaureate and associate degrees to graduates from Lander College for Men in Kew Gardens Hills (LCM); Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School in Manhattan (LCW); Lander College of Arts & Sciences-Flatbush (LAS Men’s and Women’s divisions); the School for Lifelong Education in Brooklyn; and Machon L’Parnasa-Institute for Professional Studies.

Simcha Himmel Named Valedictorian of Lander College for Men

May 28, 2015

New York, N.Y. – As far back as high school Simcha Himmel knew he wanted to pursue a career in marketing. He was fascinated by the approach companies utilized to gain brand recognition.

“I’ve always found the strategic side of business and marketing interesting,” he said. “Companies like Apple and Starbucks created brands that have become powerful icons, and everyone is walking around wearing five or six logos.”

Eleven High Schools Compete in Yeshiva Science Olympiad at Lander College for Men

May 05, 2015

New York, N.Y. –Students from 11 Jewish high schools around the tristate area participated in the annual Jewish Education Project-Lander College Yeshiva Science Olympiad. The team from Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy (SAR) won first place in the competition, with North Shore Hebrew Academy, Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) and Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls (SKA) in Long Beach rounding out the top four spots. Several students who excelled in individual competitions were honored, as well.

Lander College for Men Holds Second Annual Model Beis Din Competition

March 23, 2015

New York, N.Y. – Consider: A pilot in the Israeli air force is sent on a mission to destroy an enemy platoon. As he is en route and outside the range of communications, the air force learns that the intelligence was flawed and the target is actually an area populated by civilians.