Department of Institutional Advancement
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For Immediate Release
TOURO COLLEGE LOS ANGELES HOLDS SECOND ANNUAL GRADUATION RECEPTION
New York, N.Y., July 24, 2008 - Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA) and keynote speaker Daryl Temkin (Director of Israel Institute-Green Technology) honored students at an awards dinner and graduation reception last month commending the College’s second annual graduating class. Awards for academic achievement in business and psychology, midot and spirit of Touro were presented. The College, which has experienced significant growth since it opened in fall 2005, has become a premier choice for students in search of a secular degree in a Torah-observant environment. TCLA meets the educational and social needs of the Los Angeles Jewish community through specialized programs and course offerings, including degree programs in psychology and business, and courses in pre-speech therapy, teacher enrichment, Judaic studies and general education.
Left to right: recent graduates Adeena Kempe and Rachel Agress; Dr. Esther Lowy, Dean; Dr. Hamlin; and graduates Daniel Johnson, Shachar Gargir, and Josh Kramer
Touro College has experienced phenomenal growth since its founding in 1971, and is currently educating approximately 17,500 students at locations in New York, California, Florida, Nevada, Jerusalem, Moscow, Berlin and Paris. Touro College continues to have a profound impact on the lives of its students and on the Jewish and general communities. For further information on Touro College, please go to http://www.touro.edu/media/.
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