Touro to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Building in Central Islip

August 31, 2021

Touro College and University System President Dr. Alan Kadish is pleased to announce a Groundbreaking Ceremony at Touro College Long Island Campus for a new building that will be home to classrooms, offices, and the William Randolph Hearst Public Advocacy Center. Touro College Long Island campus is comprised of three distinct Touro graduate schools; Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Touro College School of Health Sciences, and Touro College Graduate School of Education.

WHEN:  Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 10:00 am – approximately 60 minutes

WHERE:  Touro College Long Island Campus – 225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip, NY

WHO:  Media is invited to join us for this event that will feature a short program including Touro College officials as well as local dignitaries including Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. All will be on premise for photo – in hard hats with shovels breaking ground.

Touro College & University System is celebrating its 50th Jubilee Anniversary during this academic year. In 1971, Touro College welcomed its first class of 35 students in Midtown Manhattan. Just four years later, over 1,000 students were enrolled. Since then, over the last 50 years, we’ve grown into a global network of schools serving nearly 19,000 students annually. This year several events are being planned to celebrate our 50 year anniversary throughout our 35 campuses. This groundbreaking ceremony is one of the institution’s first kick-off events, celebrating collaboration, expansion and continued growth among Touro College & University System.

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 has 35 campuses and locations in New York, California, Nevada, Illinois, Berlin, Jerusalem and Moscow. New York Medical College; Touro University California and Touro University Nevada; Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division; as well as Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Illinois are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. Touro College Long Island Campus is comprised of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, School of Health Sciences, and School of Graduate Education. For more information, visit

For more info contact:
Patti Desrochers
Touro Law Center 
Director of Communications
(631) 761-7062

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