College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Gets New Home
The New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (NYCTCM), a higher education institution with a three-year fully accredited master’s program in acupuncture and a four-year master’s program in oriental medicine, recently celebrated its moving through a groundbreaking ceremony to their new office on Old Country Road. NYCTCM staff were delighted to welcome everyone to the new facility, which is located over three floors of the office building and contains classrooms, study room, library, clinic, offices. administrative offices and lounges for students and teachers.
Over 100 guests celebrated the occasion, including Senator Jack Martins, Mineola Mayor Scott Strauss, Nassau County Executive Representative Anne DeMichael, Mineola Chamber of Commerce President Tony Lubrano, Tronex International President Donald Chu, President of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Dr Thomas Burgoon, General Secretary of the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Alumni of America, Dr Decheng Chen, and members of the Board of Trustees from NYCTCM, Lois Beckerman, Sun Pei, Tammy Tsao, Libang Zhang and Lawrence Jones.
During the introduction, Beckerman, Chairman of the NYCTCM Board of Directors, said, “Dr. Chen, Dr. Bare, all of these professors, teachers and educators put their hearts and souls into this environment.
NYCTCM offers flexible hours with classes mostly on weekends and a family friendly atmosphere that encourages stress-free learning. NYCTCM accepts new and transfer students at the start of each term, in September, January and May.
NYCTCM received congratulations from key figures in the local community.
“This is another step in the right direction; the community as a whole has the opportunity to learn and have access to alternative health care and ways of treating people, ”said Senator Martins, after recalling a visit to the old facility, a few blocks away. “We not only train the people who need it, but we also train future practitioners and future physicians right here in our community. “
NYCTCM President Dr Yemeng Chen concluded, “This is the 20th anniversary of our college; we always keep our core values compassion, tradition, integration, innovation. So I hope… tomorrow is a bright future for our college and our goal, I think, will be to be one of the best acupuncture schools in the United States.
NYCTCM will also be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The facility is now located at 200 Old Country Rd., Suite 500, in Mineola. Visit www.nyctcm.edu or call 516-739-1545 for more information.