Lander College for Men Alumni Return to Campus for Career Series

February 28, 2023

Students at Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM) had the opportunity to learn firsthand what it takes to succeed in a variety of professions at LCM’s week-long Alumni Career Series, held this month. Twenty-seven alumni in 13 different fields presented to a group of 175 students, who gained a true understanding of the years of study and practical experience required to train for a profession.

First Free Finance E-Textbook to Guide College Students and Amateur Finance Enthusiasts Alike

February 02, 2023

Professor Kenneth Bigel has done just about everything in the field of finance—taught college-level courses for 25 years and worked as a fixed income analyst at Bankers Trust (now part of Deutsche Bank), a strategic planner at Ford Motor Company, an asset manager at Prudential Securities and served on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) board of arbitrators. He has a private financial planning practice and even served as a visiting scholar in various universities across the U.S., Europe and China.

A Passion for Performing

January 19, 2023

Dovid Pearlman, Lander College for Men student, began his musical career at age eight, released his first solo album at 14 and his second album last year. Pearlman talks about his passion for music and helping others become their best selves and how he hopes to merge psychology and music in his professional career. He also shares how Lander is impacting his life and helping put him on the path to success.

Serving Clients Through ‘Honesty and Integrity’

December 22, 2022

Moshe Alpert, Lander College for Men (LCM) ’16, is a Certified Financial Planner and Wealth Management Advisor at Northwestern Mutual. Moshe discusses why he loves the financial industry, and the importance of building trust with his clients, as well as how Touro prepared him for his career and helped him land his first job.

Helping Clients Navigate a Volatile Market

December 12, 2022

Jason Appleson, Lander College for Men (LCM) ’08, is Managing Director of Prudential Global Investment Management. A Finance major, Jason talks about how he got started in his line of work, and the ways in which the field can be challenging. He also discusses certain aspects of LCM that benefited him over the course of his career, and he gives advice to current students on what they can do while they’re in school that will help them succeed in the financial industry.

New Book Offers Emunah Essentials from Torah Personalities

November 28, 2022

In his new book Great Jewish Faith, Rabbi Moshe Bamberger gathers wisdom from a millennium of Torah personalities to help navigate modern challenges with serenity and belief.

Leading a Team at Johns Hopkins Hospital

November 16, 2022

Dani Sova, Lander College for Men ’08 and Interventional Pain Management expert at Johns Hopkins Hospital, talks about his career journey and the daily rewards of his role. He also discusses the importance of finding a niche in the medical field and how Touro helped him succeed.

Learning for Life at Lander College for Men Beis Medrash L’Talmud

September 19, 2022

Students who spend a year or two learning in Israel post high school often feel that is where they grow to become their best selves. Many are concerned they will lose their momentum when they return to begin what their parents may call “real life.” Rabbi Yonason Sacks, Rosh HaYeshiva of Touro’s Lander College for Men Beis Medrash L’Talmud is passionate about helping his talmidim continue their personal and spiritual growth trajectory once they touch down in the States.

A Passion for Building a Business from the Bottom Up

July 20, 2022

At Lander College for Men, where Avi Horowitz graduated in 2003, he played tennis with his Judaic studies rabbi and had a close relationship with one of his finance professors. Both men became trusted mentors.

An Astute Legal Mind

May 25, 2022

Beneath Yonaton Rubin’s low-key demeanor is a highly motivated scholar and an astute legal mind. In his first semester, Yonaton excelled in an upper-level course on the Supreme Court and the Constitution. The practical experience with legal writing, arguing and reading solidified his desire to become a lawyer.