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Fay and Saul Starr Fellowship Recipient Announced


August 22, 2012



Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center is pleased to announce that Stefan Josephs is the recipient of the Fay and Saul Starr Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year. This prestigious scholarship is awarded to one full-time student who is ranked in the top 5% of the class at the beginning of their second-year.

Stefan Josephs received his B.A. from Stony Brook University. He plans to graduate from Touro Law in 2014 and will pursue a career in surrogate court litigation, tax law and trust, probate and estate tax law. Upon receiving this fellowship, Stefan said, “I am grateful for the generosity of the Fischtein family and plan to make the most of this great opportunity.” Stefan is currently a staff member of the Touro Law Review, Federalist Society, Student Disaster Relief Network, Business Law Society and the Sports, Arts and Entertainment Law Society. He resides in Setauket, NY.

The Fischtein family, who endowed this scholarship, has long been generous supporters and good friends of the Law Center. Touro Law offers fellowships, scholarships and incentive awards to incoming students as well as returning students, based on academic achievements.
 
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Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center’s 185,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is located adjacent to both a state and a federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York. Touro Law’s proximity to the courthouses, coupled with programming developed to integrate the courtroom into the classroom, provide a one-of-a kind learning model for law students, combining a rigorous curriculum taught by expert faculty with a practical courtroom experience. Touro Law, which has a student body of approximately 750 and an alumni base of more than 5,000, offers full- and part-time J.D. programs, several dual degree programs and graduate law programs for US and foreign law graduates. Touro Law Center is part of the Touro College system.

About the Touro College and University System
Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 19,000 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 and Touro University Worldwide as separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/media/.


For more info contact:
Patti Desrochers
Director of Communications
pattid@tourolaw.edu
(631) 761-7062