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Realizing Potential: Faculty & Staff Annual Giving Doubles in Two Years!

Thanks to our committed Shark family, NSU’s faculty and staff annual giving participation has DOUBLED in just two years! One factor included departments and colleges working directly with the Annual Fund team to promote the more than 200 gift designations from which all employees may choose. From the university-operated Broward…


Get your Discounted tickets to Broward Center performances

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is offering an exclusive discount price for the Nova Southeastern University community, friends & families on all performances. No minimum ticket purchase required/all fees included. Lap Tickets are available for purchase for children 12 months and under at the AutoNation Box Office. Everyone…


Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention

Source: Center for Disease Control When power outages occur after severe weather (such as winter storms, hurricanes or tornadoes), using alternative sources of power can cause carbon monoxide (CO) to build up in a home and poison the people and animals inside. Every year, at least 430 people die in…


NSU Health Professions Students use Music to reach Seniors struggling with Memory Loss

The sounds of Frank Sinatra, Bach, Big Band, and a bit of jazz streamed into the earbuds of a group of older adults taking part in a music project initiated by students in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division and in collaboration with Covenant Village of Florida, a faith-based,…


2015 Applied Research on Substance Use & Health Disparities Annual Report now Available

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce that the 2015 ARSH Annual Report has been completed and is available online at https://www.nova.edu/publications/arsh-annual-report-2015/index.html The report includes grants, the 2015 presentations and publications, a list of the numerous media interviews and contacts, as well as service…


NSU Academic Diving Program Classes for Fall 2016

The NSU Academic Diving Program offers scuba training to students, faculty, staff and the general public at the prestigious Nova Southeastern University Aquatic Complex. The NSU Academic Diving Program are unlike others. They are taught in a world-class aquatic facility on campus. Its multiple offerings allow you to select a…


NSU hosts Global Law Education Conference

NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law recently hosted a Global Law Education Conference at the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. The inaugural faculty training program included 23 law professors from around the world to discuss global legal education methodologies. International law professors attended from the Bahamas, England, Jamaica, India, Lebanon, Trinidad, Tobago and…


NSU Appoints Two to Leadership Positions in Human Resources

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced today the appointment of two leadership positions within its Office of Human Resources. Laura Bennett has been appointed NSU’s first full-time Title IX Coordinator and Lynn Smith joins the Office of Human Resources as Managing Director of Employee Relations. “We are delighted to welcome these…


Young Entrepreneurs Find Success at National Competition

Congratulations to the NSU University School Junior Achievement Alpha Essentials team who won 3rd place in the JA Company of the Year Category at Junior Achievement’s National Student Leadership Summit held in Washington D.C. Each team member, Andrew Hurowitz, Cole Becker, Alexis Bogomolni, Evan Gutkin, and Alexander Shuster, also won…


Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program shares info with Campers at Mailman Segal Center

Since its inception, Nova Southeastern University has been administering the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program. Each morning, from March through October, staff scour the nearly 26 miles of beaches in Broward County looking for sea turtle nests. When they find one, they will record all sorts of data, rope…


CAHSS’ Family Therapy Program Turns to Horses as Therapy for Children in Foster Care

Master’s and doctoral level therapists from the Department of Family Therapy Program (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will collaborate with Stable Place, a non-profit organization, and researchers from the FIU-BRIDGE program to provide Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy as an additional form of treatment for children…


Support NSU while you Shop at Amazon

Did you know? You can help support NSU’s fundraising efforts while you shop online at Amazon.com? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low…


NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography to Host PBS Series Changing Seas

NSU and WPBT2 South Florida PBS are inviting you to visit the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography’s Ocean Campus for free screenings of the PBS series ‘Changing Seas’ as part of NSU’s Summer Dive-In film series. The screenings are scheduled for 6-7:00 p.m. Wednesdays, with a reception from…


2017 Parking Decals are Now Available

The 2017 parking decals are now available to all members of the NSU community. The 2017 parking decals must be displayed in vehicles beginning Sept. 1. Please download the new 2017 Parking Decal Application. You must present your completed application and submit a copy of your current vehicle registration in…


NSU Finishes in top 4 Percent in the final 2015-16 Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

On the heels of the 2016 NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship, not even a week ago, the Nova Southeastern University athletic department finished 12th in the final Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. The Sharks athletic programs accumulated 546 points throughout the 2015-16 championship seasons and finished 12th out of 312…


Realizing Potential – Lead Donor Awards $450,000 to Mailman Segal Center

Don Taft was a retired senior executive whose passion became enriching the lives and improving the confidence and self-image of hundreds of children and adults in our community who have intellectual disabilities. Prior to passing away in 2011, Taft joined H. Wayne Huizenga as one of two lead donors to…


Henderson Student Counseling Services – Maximize your Academic Performance with this Important Resource

NSU provides psychological counseling services to its students FREE of charge.  These services can help you with a wide variety of life issues where additional support and guidance may be beneficial. If at any time you have concerns about anxiety, stress, time management, relationship challenges, substance abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts,…


Show off Your Degree! “Leave Your Mark with the Shark”

Congratulations on your new degree. Celebrate your achievement and legacy at Nova Southeastern University. Honor the lasting memories that have shaped your college experience. This is your chance to leave your indelible mark on a personally engraved brick at the NSU Shark Fountain. Pick the exact spot for your brick,…


Sharks Baseball Wins NCAA Division II National Championship

For the first time in program history, the Nova Southeastern University baseball team (44-16, 18-6 SSC) has won the NCAA Division II National Championship! The Sharks defeated the Millersville University Marauders (52-7, 25-3 PSAC) on last Saturday afternoon by a score of 8-6. “It’s been a lot of hard work,…


Using Repellent Products to Protect against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Source: https://www.epa.gov Recent outbreaks of mosquito-borne viral illnesses in Puerto Rico and Hawaii have raised questions about how to protect against the mosquitoes that transmit dengue, Zika, and other viral diseases (Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti). Insect repellents registered by the EPA can be expected to repel these mosquitoes, provided the EPA-approved…


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