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Recent Lander College of Arts and Sciences alum and accounting major Sarah Krauss admits it’s been challenging to find work and gain footing as a freshly minted college graduate in the wake of turbulent economic times. She describes the gamut of job interviews in today’s climate as “nerve-wracking,” largely on account of having to sit around and “wait for an answer.” Fortunately, First Healthcare Management Company—which provides services to adult daycare centers in New Jersey—ended Krauss’s uncertainty and hired her to help coordinate their accounts.
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A recent Sunday at Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush was an eye-opening one for education majors, who learned to spot the signs of substance and child abuse and also familiarized themselves with child safety and violence prevention. 
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The idea of a teenage politician might strike people as something riper for satire than a plausible, real-world government tenure. But for Avi Rosenberg, a recent graduate of Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn, the notion of holding office while barely old enough to vote is serious business. 
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The recently concluded presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney was one for the ages. But for young adults of Gittel Fekete’s generation, the 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore was their real wake-up call to the world of politics. Lander College of Arts & Sciences graduate Fekete was only in eighth grade that fateful November more than a decade ago, but vividly remembers the historic evening. “I stayed up all night to try and find out, is it going to be Bush or Gore,” she recalls.
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On September 1, students at the women’s division of Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush registered for classes for the upcoming semester. Students met with faculty members and advisors who helped them decide what classes and majors would be the best fit for them.
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Aaron Yaghar attended Chaim Berlin before going to Israel to study at Mikdash Melech. “I chose LAS because I wanted to continue my learning and I wanted to be part of a Jewish establishment,” he said. Yaghar is currently a student at Yeshiva Yad Yosef in Brooklyn.
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Tzvi Scharf, of Brooklyn, said that LAS was recommended to him by a family member who had a positive experience at the college. Scharf intends to pursue a career as a nursing home administrator. “It’s a career where you can make a decent living but you’re not chained to your desk,” he said. “You’re helping people.”
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People helping people helping people: It may as well be Perella Perlstein’s mantra. After all, it’s implicitly guided her studies and career up to this point. The 2006 Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS) Psychology grad and current Adjunct Professor in Psychology at Touro—she also acquired a Masters in School Psychology and Doctor of Psychology in between—has been pursuing a greater knowledge of how anxious and personality disorders develop and get successfully treated. She’s also long yearned to work in academia, molding like-minded future peers’ sophistication about our scientific minds.
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With the start of the new academic year, male students at Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush signed up for their classes and met with their academic advisors on September 6. We spoke with several attendees about their ambitious plans for their college careers and their hopes for the future.
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On April 19, Touro College had the honor of hosting Dr. Simone Alter-Muri, Ed.D, ATR-BC, ATCS, L.M.H.C., for an enlightening lecture on the art of the Holocaust. This lecture was originally scheduled for March 1but was cancelled due to snow in Dr. Alter-Muri’s hometown. Extraordinarily, though, its final date was even more appropriate. The lecture, “Reviewing the Past to Empower the Future,” sponsored by the Art, Psychology, and History clubs, and arranged by Professor Grenadir, ended up taking place on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) which also so happened to be the exact anniversary of the first Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – April 19, 1943.