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NSU Alumnus Featured in Florida Today Story About Shark Education

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVE, FL – Nova Southeastern University alumnus Ashley Miller was featured in a Florida Today story about shark education. Miller, 28, earned master degrees in Marine Biology and Coastal Zone Management at NSU’s Oceanographic Center. The story included a recent ...

S. Fl. Visitors to Get Experience of a Lifetime – Shark Tagging with Renowned NSU Researchers

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fl -  It’s one of the only vacation experiences you can have where you work side-by-side with world-class scientists and researchers. For the inaugural vacation package, six intrepid vacationers have signed up (so far) to receive an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of ...

NSU’s Shark Tagging Package w/ Westin Beach Resort Featured in L.A. Times Travel Section

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FL – The Los Angles Times Travel Section featured the Nova Southeastern University partnership with the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale that offers guests a unique vacation package. Interested parties can now sign up for a vacation package that ...

NSU Oceanographic Expert Featured in Multiple Media Reports About Shark Encounter

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FL - Recently an incident occurred in the Intracoastal Waterway where a swimmer had an encounter with what is believed to be a bull shark. The encounter came as a surprise not only the swimmer, but to many residents of South Florida who didn’t realize sharks are ...

NSU Experts from Oceanographic Center & College of Pharmacy Featured in Shark Encounter Stories

As the result of a recent encounter with a shark by a woman in the Intracoastal Waterway, several media outlets were looking for experts to talk about the incident. Given the Subject Matter Experts who call NSU home, the media were quick to contact us for help with their stories. Dr. Burkholder ...

NSU Expert in Shark Behavior Part of Miami Herald Story on Shark Encounter

Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Derek Buckholder was part of a story by The Miami Herald about a recent shark encounter in Fort Lauderdale. Dr. Buckholder is part of NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) which is studying several species of sharks.   Click to read The ...

Nova Southeastern University’s Freeland, Buie Receive National Awards

ATLANTA –  March 24, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University head coach LeAnn Freeland was named Region Five Coach of the Year, while sophomore guard Taylor Buie received Honorable Mention All-American honors, as announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Monday. In ...

Swimming and Diving Sends Eight to NCAA National Championship

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.– March 3, 2014 - The Nova Southeastern swimming and diving program will send eight swimmers, one female and seven males, to the NCAA National Championship, held in Geneva, Ohio at the SPIRE Institute from March 12-15.  Lauren Chapple (Jr., London, England) will represent ...

104 Sharks Named to SSC Spring Honor Roll

Nova Southeastern has placed 104 student-athletes on the 2013 Sunshine State Conference spring honor roll. With this remarkable academic season, the Sharks have set a program-best for total athletes on the spring honor roll. To be eligible for the Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll, a ...

Coleman Steps Down As Head Tennis Coach

Nova Southeastern University Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced today that head women’s tennis coach Michael Coleman,DScPT  has resigned after 10 seasons with the Sharks. “I want to thank Michael for his 10 years of dedicated service and commitment to the department of ...

NSU Sharks Golf Video Receives Gold at 2013 NACMA Best of Awards Ceremony

The Nova Southeastern Athletic Department was awarded a gold medal at the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) Best of Awards Ceremony last week at the annual National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Conference held this year in Orlando, ...

Clements Signs with Houston

NSU alumnus Brett Clements will continue his professional career with the Houston Astros, after signing a contract with the club this week. Clements, who started for NSU behind the plate for two seasons, has reported to the Gulf Coast League Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. He’ll be one of four ...

Congratulations to This Year’s SLIMMING WITH SHARKS Winners

1st Place Ashley Klein 22.11% body weight lost (44 lbs) 2nd Place Stephanie Fleming 21.83% body weight lost (43 lbs) 3rd Place Ranishka Williams 21.03% body weight lost (49 lbs) Most Improved Body Fat Stephen Russo Lost 15.5% Most Improved Cholesterol Kristin Winston Dropped Cholesterol 123 ...

NSU Student Athlete Receives Prestigious Wilma Rudolph Award

Nova Southeastern University swimmer Jonathan Key has been named as a recipient of the 2013 Wilma Rudolph Award, given by the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics at their recent national conference. The N4A Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award honors ...

Frazier-Wong Named CRCA National Coach of the Year

Nova Southeastern rowing head coach Stephen Frazier-Wong has been named the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Coach of the Year. This is Frazier-Wong’s second award of the season, as the Sharks’ head coach was previously named Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year. In his first season ...

Frazier-Wong and Brown Named “CaptainU” National Coaches of the Year

Nova Southeastern head coaches Stephen Frazier-Wong and Amanda Brown have been named CaptainU National Coaches of the year for their sport’s respective division. CaptainU, an online recruiting network, honored one coach per sport in NCAA Division I II and III. Many of the selections went ...

SAAC Presents Check to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Three members of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.), Roberto Baroniel (So., Miami, Fla.) and Kyle Harrington (Fr., Davie, Fla.) visited the office of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida to present President and CEO Norman Wedderburn with a check for ...

Nova Southeastern Women’s Golf Ends Championship Streak & Takes Second at NCAA National Championship

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team finished second at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship, breaking their streak of national titles Saturday at LPGA International. The Sharks finished with a score of 1190 (292-294-295-309), three strokes behind No. 2 Lynn in an upset loss. The ...

No. 1 Women’s Golf Coach Brown Named National Coach of the Year; Team Earns Record Four All-America Nods

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team has reached a new milestone, setting the WGCA record for most All-America First Team members in a single season. Also, head coach Amanda Brown won her first Division II Eaton Golf Pride WGCA National Coach of the Year award. Brown, in her second season as head ...

Athletic Trainer Dustin Gatens Nominated for 2013 Excellence in Aquatics Award

NSU’s athletic trainer Dustin Gatens has been nominated for the Hydroworx 2013 Excellence in Aquatics Award for his work in rehabilitating former Sunshine State Conference Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Year Brian Cahill (So., Arlington, Va.). The award is determined on a fan vote, and ...


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