Clubs & Organizations
Enroll in one of the following clubs or recommend a new one. This is an opportunity for you to expand and build your skills together with others who share your interests.
The Touro Math Society (TMS) is open to all students with an interest in mathematics. TMS tries its best to tailor its activities to the needs of its members. In that vein, TMS sends out a monthly newsletter and hosts bimonthly meetings to provide students with the information necessary for them to succeed in their future careers. TMS also hosts guest speakers from various math-related fields. To join, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Touro College has a recognized chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association referred to as the “Speech Club.” It offers students the opportunity to exercise leadership and address the needs of the student body majoring in communication disorders. Membership in the Speech Club requires NSSCHA membership. Applications and more information are available in Room 413 or by contacting Dr. Esther Hurley at 718-252-7800, ext. 59325.
Preprofessional and Health Sciences Society (AKA Science Society)
Open to all students with an interest in the sciences, the Touro Science Society’s aim is to aid students to fulfill their professional aspirations. The Society conducts meetings, workshops, and field trips and invites guest speakers. They also issue a Touro Science Journal. Student networking, mock interviews and preparation for graduate school will also be part of its activities. For further information, contact Dr. Robert S. Bressler at email@example.com or 718-252-7800, ext. 59281.
Political Science Club
We welcome all students, regardless of one’s major, whose interests include political, legal, diplomatic and public policy issues. The club organizes a range of events and activities throughout the year to promote student engagement and involvement in these areas. The club’s activities include: hosting guest speakers and experts in the fields of diplomacy, law, public affairs and political analysis; organizing trips to attend outside lectures by internationally renowned scholars and experts in the fields of government and politics; organizing trips to the Supreme Court, Congress and other institutions; and publishing an annual Political Science Journal that offers students the opportunity to present their best academic research and writing on political, legal, diplomatic and public policy issues. Contact Prof. Alan Mond, deputy chair and faculty advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Art Club gives Touro students the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities that embrace the diversity of the art scene in New York. These activities include field trips to major museums such as MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Jewish Museum and Chelsea galleries. Guest lectures by local artists about the art profession are organized by the club members. The Art Club members are eligible to display their artwork in the Student Art Gallery in the second floor lounge and in the main lobby. The Art Club is open to all students who are interested in visual arts, performing arts and art therapy. The Art Club currently meets the second Thursday of every month in Room 408 from 5:40 to 6:00 PM to discuss club business and plan future events. Club officers are elected each semester. Contact Professor Atara Grenadir (email@example.com) for more details.
Lander Accounting Society
Accounting students are strongly advised to join the Touro Accounting Society. This will give them the opportunity to meet prominent members of the accounting profession who are frequent guest speakers and will help them grasp a better understanding of the field. Call 718-252-7800, ext. 59235, for further information.
Open to students interested in pursuing a career in psychology. Club activities include a Graduate School Support Group, field trips to demonstrate what psychologists actually do, and guest speakers. To join, contact Prof. Soffer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718-252-7800, ext. 59274.
The Touro Computer Club is the local Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Join with other students and explore the field of computing through lectures, demonstrations, and discussions. For additional details or to receive notification of upcoming events, please email touroACM@gmail.com or contact Prof. Shmuel Fink at 718-252-7800, ext. 59209
The History Club
Open to all students interested in history. The club has conferences, guest lecturers, and trips to points of historical interest. Past events have Included: a Holocaust commemoration; visits to the Tenement Museum and Anne Frank House; a lecture on Jewish genealogy; and viewing of historical films. Qualified members are inducted into Phi Alpha Theta and the National History Society. For more information, contact Prof. Theodore Lauer at 718-252-7800, ext. 59340.