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You might think that people would have reservations about relying on students to prepare their tax returns. If they do, they seem to get over it pretty quickly.
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Bini Rosenbaum said that he decided to attend LAS for several reasons. “My friends recommended it to me and the school meets me where I want to be religiously,” Rosenbaum said. “I felt that my classes would challenge me, and I could take advantage of all the resources the school offers.”
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LAS offered Chani Bratt the opportunity to learn more about art.
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Elisheva Schwartz had two projects on display at the art fair. One was a copy of a painting of Monet’s Woman with a Parasol; the second painting, a man praying at the Kotel, surrounded by a bevy of colors painted with a palette knife, was her own design.
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“What makes this work ‘poetry’?” asked Dr. Miriam Grossman, chair of the English department at Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush to an audience of students, faculty, and poetry enthusiasts on a rainy evening in early December. The stories are accessible, the images are vivid, and the words do not rhyme.
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One day, Mushka Hecht’s co-worker at the preschool where she worked as an assistant said that a relative needed a graphic designer for his website. Mushka’s ears perked up. Her creative mind—till now limited to brainstorming ideas to help teach her preschool kids about numbers and fun ways to color in aleph-bet sheets—raised its antennae. Since she was studying Web and Graphic Design at Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS), Mushka accepted the project and quit her preschool job, trading in coloring sheets for InDesign files.
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Aryeh Grossman was always drawn to medicine and helping others, but when his grandmother passed away from cancer, he turned his focus toward a hopeful future in oncology. “That was one of the things,” Grossman says of his motivation to battle the disease, adding that in general, “You see it on a daily basis and hear about it, so it’s the field I’ll probably be interested in.”
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More than 210 women signed up for their first classes at Lander College for Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush. Students—hailing from Brooklyn, Queens, Monsey, Lakewood, Passaic, Long Island, seven other states and four countries (Australia, Canada, Israel and Gibraltar)—met with academic advisors and learned about the various majors the college offers. The room was abuzz with a steady murmur of students thinking about their future.
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“I’ve always wanted to be a doctor,” said David Baruch.
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Shoshana Leanse said she has always been interested in art. “It’s a wonderful means of expression,” she said.