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Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. Establish Scholarship at Touro Law


June 24, 2014

Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the Schwartzapfel Lawyers PC scholarship. The endowed scholarship, established with a gift of $25,000 will be awarded annually to a law student who is a son/daughter of a union member, has a 3.0 GPA or higher, and is in financial need. Applicants must submit a 500 word essay describing what inspired them to pursue a law degree as part of their application.

“Steven Schwartzapfel has long been a friend of Touro Law,” said Dean Salkin. “We are so pleased that he continues to support our institution and our students. He is an example of giving and leadership and our students will benefit greatly from his generosity.”

Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. is one of the most prominent and well respected plaintiff personal injury firms in New York. With more than 150 years of combined experience and highly competent co-counsel throughout the country, we can serve all your legal needs. Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. protects the rights of those who aren’t able to do so themselves.

Touro Law offers various scholarships and fellowships to both incoming and current students. Touro Law has raised more than $1 million in new scholarships in the past fiscal year, including 18 new named scholarships to benefit students.

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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. New York Medical College, Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as  Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/media/.


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Patti Desrochers
Director of Communications
pattid@tourolaw.edu
(631) 761-7062