Touro Law Announces Five New Scholarships

June 2, 2016

Adding to more than $1.5M in student scholarship support raised recently by Touro Law Center, the Law Center announced 5 new scholarship gifts, each for $25,000, totaling $125,000 in new scholarship money for current students. 

“We are grateful for every donor who helps make a positive impact in the lives of our students,” said Dean Patricia Salkin. “Scholarship support is a main focus of our strategic fundraising. The new gifts will go a long way to help both prospective students access an affordable legal education and help to reduce the debt-load of existing students.”

The Chris J. Coschignano/Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC Scholarship, donated by Chris J. Coschignano ’90 and his firm Sahn Ward Coschignano, will be awarded to a second year student interested in practicing in the area of Land Use or Real Estate Law.

The Henry Schein, Inc. Scholarship, donated by the firm Henry Schein Inc., a leading national provider of health and dental products will be awarded to a second year student who has demonstrated interest in Health Law.

The Bedford Insurance Brokerage Scholarship, donated by Mario Capabianco, David Park and Bedford Insurance Brokerage, Inc., will be awarded to a second year student in high academic standing.

The Mark C. Zauderer Scholarship Endowment was donated by Mark C. Zauderer in the amount of $25,000. This scholarship will be awarded to the student who receives the highest grade in Civil Procedure each year.

The Evelyn Glickstein Klimpl Scholarship Endowment was donated by Dean Emeritus Howard Glickstein. This endowed scholarship will provide interest income to a rising 2L Touro Law student who is a member of Touro Law Review. 

Touro Law offers scholarships and fellowships to both incoming and current students. For a complete listing of named scholarship support, visit http://tourolaw.edu/Admissions/scholarships.

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Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center’s 185,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art law school 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 650 and an alumni base of more than 6,000, 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.

Touro Law’s newly implemented Portals to Practice is a cutting-edge, experiential learning program that reconceives and restructures the law school experience. Portals to Practice expands the scope and quality of legal education by focusing on the development of legal professionals, from pre-law through post-graduation. 

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 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has 29 branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem and Moscow. New York Medical College; Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus; Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division; as well as Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Ill. are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/news/.

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

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