Commencement

by / Sunday, 03 June 2012 / Published in News

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., – Touro University Worldwide celebrates its first conferral of master’s degrees in Media & Communications Psychology (MCP) on June 3, 2012 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village, CA., announced Dr. Toni Luskin, Professor and Chair of the program.

“We are proud and delighted to recognize the 28 outstanding professionals and new graduates from our special program,” says Dr. Toni Luskin, Chair of the MCP division at Touro University Worldwide.  “The demand for our quality program is increasing and will grow stronger as these graduates go on the further distinguish themselves through new achievements in many sectors,” Luskin continued.

Among the alumni are Kay Baldwin, a Medical Professional with over 18 years experience in biotechnology and pharmaceutical communications, Douglas Fleischli, Public Relations specialist with more than 20 years experience in the public relations field, and Marissa Co, a biopharmaceutical consultant with over  25 years experience in US and International Fortune 500 companies,” she added.

“The individual accomplishments of the class of 2012 are extraordinary. We at TUW are all very proud of their success,” said Dr. Michael Hamlin, Director of Academic Affairs and Institutional Research for Touro University Worldwide.

“Touro University’s on-line Master’s Degree Program has been my inspiration and best friend for two years.  The social media explosion has increased life’s pace for everyone and Touro University’s on-line program is just what the doctor ordered to maintain work/life balance while allowing me to explore the future of effective communications,” said Kay Baldwin, graduate of the Media and Communications Psychology program.

“Being a student at TUW has helped me tremendously in the public relations field. The program allowed me to confirm my views on new media in that it narrows the gap between the one communicating the message and the one receiving it. Now I understand the theories and have the education to back it up,” added Doug Fleischli, Media and Communications Psychology graduate.

“Media and Communications Psychology is a master’s degree program that emphasizes 21st century literacy and is a field of study that is growing significantly. Media Psychology is now an accepted subspecialty in psychology. The Media Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association is now leading the way in pioneering this growing field,” said Dr. Bernard Luskin, CEO and Senior Provost.

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Touro University Worldwide is enrolling new students every day. To discuss a program or find out how you can apply or participate, please contact:

Ryan Hoselton, Enrollment Counselor,Toll Free: 888-586-5193, International Callers: [+1] 818-874-4104, online@www.tuw.edu

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Touro University Worldwide (TUW)

TUW offers online Masters’ Degree Programs in Business (MBA), Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Media and Communications Psychology, Physician Assistant, and Marriage and Family Therapy.  For program and enrollment information, visit: www.TUW.edu.

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 Nevada as well as Touro University Los Angeles and Touro University Worldwide are members of the Touro College and University System.

For further information on Touro College, please go to: https://www.touro.edu/media/