Category Archives: Education

Expert Urologist, Dr. Kumaran Sathyamoorthy Recognized as 2016 Top Doctor in Cypress, Texas

Dr. Kumaran Sathyamoorthy, MD, MPH, urologist at North Cypress Urology, and affiliated with, North Cypress Medical Center, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, has been named a 2016 Top Doctor in Cypress, Texas. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.

Dr. Sathyamoorthy is a highly respected urologist, who has been in practice for more than ten years. His career in medicine began in 2006, when he graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. An internship and then residency then followed at Baylor College of Medicine, firstly at the Debakey Department of Surgery and then at the Scott Department of Urology. Continue reading Expert Urologist, Dr. Kumaran Sathyamoorthy Recognized as 2016 Top Doctor in Cypress, Texas

Father Writes a Moving Book on Raising a Son with Asperger’s Syndrome

Newly published book with candid memoir showcases the unique relationship between a father and his son who is on the Autism spectrum.  www.chasingtherabbit.org

Biddeford, Maine — Businessman Derek Volk has released his poignant memoir Chasing the Rabbit: A Dad’s Life Raising a Son on the Spectrum. Co-written with his 24 year old son Dylan, who has Asperger’s syndrome, the book highlights the Volk family’s significant challenges and heartfelt triumphs as well as the various coping strategies they have employed throughout Dylan’s life.

“Chasing the rabbit,” explains Volk, “is an apt metaphor. In greyhound racing, dogs are lured to race around a track by chasing an artificial rabbit until they cross the finish line, but the greyhound never actually catches the rabbit. For Dylan, he sees normalcy as the rabbit and believes that if he runs fast enough, he can catch it. He doesn’t, no matter how hard he runs.” Continue reading Father Writes a Moving Book on Raising a Son with Asperger’s Syndrome

Carnegie Mellon University Receives $35 million Gift from TCS

Pittsburgh, PA August 25, 2015 — Carnegie Mellon University and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services and consultation organization, today announced a $35 million gift from TCS to the university, marking a new era of partnerships between leaders in industry and academia.

Representing the largest corporate gift to CMU and the largest gift from outside the U.S., this donation will fund a new facility, the Tata Consultancy Services Building, which will support education and cutting-edge research by CMU faculty and students. At approximately 40,000 square-feet, the stand-alone structure will house state-of-the-art facilities, providing collaborative spaces for the CMU community. The building will provide space for TCS staff to interact with CMU faculty, staff and students.

The gift also will endow Presidential Fellowships and Scholarships, increasing access to a CMU education for outstanding students. In this way, TCS, which has been at the forefront of national and grassroots campaigns to encourage science, technology, engineering and math education, will help equip Carnegie Mellon undergraduate and graduate students with the knowledge they need for future careers. Continue reading Carnegie Mellon University Receives $35 million Gift from TCS