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NSU OPEN HOUSE FEATURES PRESENTATION ON “SAFEGUARDING YOUR CHILDREN” AND ACADEMIC INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS

Nova Southeastern University's Miami Student Educational Center

Miami, FL — Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is hosting an Open House on Saturday, July 27 at the Miami Student Educational Center featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D., as a guest speaker . The renowned expert will speak briefly on “Safeguarding Children and Building Resiliency in Today’s World.”

Poland is an associate professor and co-director of NSU’s Suicide and Violence Prevention Office. He is a nationally recognized expert on school crisis, youth violence, suicide intervention, self injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools.  He has lectured and written extensively on these subjects, appeared on all major television network news programs, and has presented over 1,000 workshops in every state and numerous foreign countries. Poland is part of the faculty of NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies.

The Open House is free and will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at NSU’s Miami Student Educational Center located at 8585 SW 124th Avenue, Miami, FL 33183. A continental breakfast will be provided. For additional information and to RSVP by Friday, July 26, call 305 275 2601 or email nsu-miami@nova.edu.


Nova Southeastern University: Located in Davie, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited Florida University dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs of distinction from preschool through the professional and doctoral levels. NSU has more than 28,000 students and is the eighth largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally. The University awards associate’s, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, specialist, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields, including business, counseling, computer and information sciences, education, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, various health professions, law, marine sciences, early childhood, psychology and other social sciences. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU was also awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification in 2010 for the University’s significant commitment to and demonstration of community engagement. For more information about NSU visit www.nova.edu


NSU’s Miami Student Educational Center is innovative, progressive, and dedicated to providing an exceptional education experience to students who want to learn. The center offers academic programs at times convenient to students and employers. NSU offers academic programs in business, education, counseling, speech therapy, nursing, and many other fields. Technology and distance learning complement the traditional classroom setting, through video conferencing and online classes. www.nova.edu/miami


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Julie Spechler, NSU Office of Public Affairs
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