For Immediate Release
DEAN OF TOURO COLLEGE’S GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS PARTICIPATES IN PANEL DISCUSSION, “THE STIMULUS PACKAGE: UPDATE 2010”
New York, N.Y., March 30, 2010 —Dr. Michael Williams, Dean of Touro College’s Graduate School of Business, participated in a seminar titled, “The Stimulus Package: Update 2010,” on March 24 at Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn. Presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee, the seminar addressed how businesses can benefit from stimulus funds.
The event was important for small business owners in Brooklyn, as well as the greater New York Metropolitan area. Its focus was to inform small business owners about financial resources available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and suggest strategies that would enable them to apply for and secure resources to drive their businesses.
“Education and training are key resources that will lead the nation out of recession,” Dean Williams told the audience of approximately 70 people. “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides resources enabling individuals to acquire new knowledge, competencies, and skills that will shape their own and the nation’s future.” The seminar was simulcast on the Internet.
Topics of discussion at the event included:
Ryan Mack, CNN Contributor and president of Optimum Capital Management, moderated the panel.
Touro College’s Graduate School of Business is an international urban school of business educating industry leaders through a rigorous curriculum integrating theory and practice with the development of critical thinking skills, teamwork, and business communication. Its goal is to prepare business leaders and enable global business.
Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education.
Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Approximately 17,500 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/media/.