April 2012 Commencement Date Announced for the First Touro University Worldwide Master's Degree Graduates

Nov 30, 2011, 08:00 ET from Touro University Worldwide

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bernard Luskin, CEO and Senior Provost, today announced April 29, 2012 as the commencement date and extended congratulations to the 24 first Master's Degree Program graduates in Media and Communications Psychology. Leading the graduates, the first four to complete their programs are: Lorraine Palmer, Robert Lasiewicz, Marion Brown, and Alisa Weinstein.

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"We are delighted at the accomplishment of this inaugural class and congratulate these graduates. These graduates began their programs in 2009 and will participate in the first TUW commencement to be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angles," Dr. Toni Thomas Luskin, Professor and Director of the Media and Communications Psychology program at Touro University Worldwide proudly stated.

Touro University Worldwide launched the Media and Communications Psychology program in the fall of 2009 with 50 master's degree students. Since 2009, TUW has launched four additional accredited master's degree programs. The five TUW MA degree programs now include:

  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Organizational and Leadership Psychology
  • Physician's Assistant Program
  • MBA, and
  • Media and Communications Psychology

"The knowledge gained, the experience, and the opportunity have been a wonderful experience. I have been able to parley my media and communication psychology knowledge into all aspects of my career and life. I can't believe how quickly the time passed and how much I enjoyed the experience," said first graduate Lorraine Palmer.

"Going back to school was always something I wanted to do but just couldn't fit it into my schedule. TUW has given me an education and energized me to take on projects with more confidence and knowledge. I am now editing an online review," added master's degree graduate Marion Brown.

TUW is now enrolling new students every day.  To discuss a program or find out how you can apply, please contact:

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Touro University Worldwide (TUW)

Touro University Worldwide a division of Touro University Los Angeles, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). TUW presently offers online Masters' Degree Programs in Business (MBA), Organizational and Leadership Psychology, Media and Communications Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy.  For program and enrollment information, visit: www.TUW.edu.

About the Touro College and University System (TCUS)

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 University Los Angeles and its Touro University Worldwide division are accredited by WASC as members of the Touro College and University System.  For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/media/.

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