I cannot believe it has been almost a full year that I have had the pleasure to be working with everyone at Touro College… and what an exciting and challenging year! While our two tragedies--pandemic and civic unrest--are still looming, our senior leadership, faculty, staff and students have been resilient exhibiting an extraordinary ability to problem-solve and overcome adversity. We are a resolute group, and this has not stopped us from not only continuing with our programming, but also expanding our program offerings to better meet the needs of our students and our community.
L. Jermaine Russell has had a life-long interest in all things health and fitness. A belted martial artist and fitness blogger with the motto “Harmony in food & fitness”, Russell followed his natural inclination toward healthy living all the way through an MBA at Touro College. He shares his journey from student to entrepreneur and proves that entrepreneurship is alive and well at Touro Graduate School of Business.
Richard Franco delivers a guest lecture on, "Coming out after COVID-19 to face a whole new job market", "Coming out from behind your desk" and "Navigating a whole new landscape of opportunities".
You have your college degree, but how can you continue to thrive in your current and future jobs in an ever-changing and highly competitive marketplace? We recently spoke with Graduate School of Business (GSB) student Jessica Lilly, who is graduating in June 2020 with her M.S. degree in Human Resource Management, about the vital skills learned in graduate school that can be utilized throughout your career. Lilly currently works as a Human Resources (HR) Administrator at the well-known credit ratings company, Fitch Ratings and her dream job is to become a HR Business Partner.
Quality Assurance Health Consultant and GSB alum Jermaine Russell returned to the Touro College Graduate School of Business to deliver a lecture on entrepreneurship. Jermaine shared stories about his time at Touro GSB and revealed the resources that equipped him to start his own consultancy business.
A few years into training to become a pharmacist, Roy JD Maleh realized he was on the wrong path. “I was doing field placement and felt in my gut that a career as a pharmacist was not what I really wanted,” he recalls. For JD, the small, part-time digital marketing business he ran outside of school was where his heart was.