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Nova Southeastern University’s College of Engineering and Computing Strengthens Key Alliances With Latin America Universities

As part of its ongoing effort to foster global education, research and international cooperation, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) have signed several memorandums of understanding with Latin America universities attending the 15th annual Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) International Multi-Conference for…


Miami International Piano Festival Academy Festival, June 30

NSU will host the Miami International Piano Festival Academy on Sunday, July 30 from 5-7 p.m. in the Miniaci Performing Arts Center. Attend the culmination of three weeks of immersion in the art of the piano. This is a rare opportunity to hear six brilliant emerging pianists in an exciting,…


NSU Alumna Installed as Florida Pharmacy Association President Elect

Angela S. Garcia, Pharm.D. (’05), M.P.H. (’13), was named Florida Pharmacy Association President Elect. Following graduation from NSU COP in 2005, Garcia completed a Drug Information Residency and obtained her Master of Public Health degree. Working as an assistant professor at NSU, Garcia also served on international and interprofessional medical…


Jumpstart Superhero Party at the Alvin Sherman Library

Calling all heroes! Save-the-date for a super-fantastic superhero party for kids at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library on Saturday, September 9, from 1 – 3 p.m. Children can meet and pose for pictures with some of their favorite superheroes! They’ll laugh out loud at a comedic superhero-themed show starring professional…


Horizons Receives First Place in Sunshine State Awards

NSU Horizons magazine took first place on July 22 in the Trade/Specialty category in the 23rd annual Sunshine State Awards, the statewide journalism competition that recognizes Florida’s best work sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), South Florida Pro Chapter. The award was for Horizons’ two issues published during…


NSU Swimming Garners CSCAA Scholar All-America Distinction

For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of American (CSCAA), more than 700 teams received Scholar All-America recognition. In total, 720 teams representing 443 institutions achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the spring 2017 semester. Both the…


Faculty from CAHSS, FCE, and Pharmacy Collaborate on Sponsored Research Project

Faculty from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE), and NSU’s College of Pharmacy, are in a collaborative study with faculty from China’s National Cheng Kung University and the National University of Tainan. The study is titled, “Systemic Interventions of Project MIND…


CAHSS’ SGA 2017-2018 Induction was Held this Month

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) held the induction ceremony for their Student Government Association on Wednesday, July 12 for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year. Elena Bastidas, Ph.D., academic advisor and Honggang Yang, Ph.D., Dean of CAHSS presided, with incoming President Gita Neemar. The outgoing Executive Officers…


Women’s Hoops Claims No. 9 Ranking in WBCA Academic Top 25

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team continued its success on the court in 2016-17 by reaching the NCAA Tournament for the fifth consecutive year. On Wednesday, it was what the Sharks did off the court that made headlines, as head coach LeAnn Freeland’s program finished No. 9 among NCAA Division…


NSU Partners with Nevco for Rick Case Arena Digital Display Upgrades

With installation already underway, Nova Southeastern University has partnered with Nevco for their new LED video display and scoring solution for the recently named Rick Case Arena on NSU’s main campus in Fort Lauderdale. Installation is scheduled to be complete by mid July, 2017. Rick Case Arena, home of the…


Freedman Secures Spot in U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

Jamie Freedman has enjoyed plenty of success throughout her three years as a member of the Nova Southeastern women’s golf team. The senior-to-be has received All-America recognition both on the course and in the classroom, and helped guide the Sharks to their first Sunshine State Conference Championship since 2012 this past…


FCE Graduate Featured on Local 10 for his Foster Work

William Preswood, a graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of Education was recently featured on Local 10’s story about the Children’s Trust Miami Heart Gallery. The Children’s Trust Miami Heart Gallery is a web-based, museum-quality exhibit featuring portraits of children in Miami-Dade’s foster care system who are eligible for adoption. William…


Halmos Faculty Member Presents Biofuel Research at International Conference

This June, Halmos Chemistry Faculty Member Reza Razeghifard, Ph.D. presented his research on algal biofuel at the 7th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. The goal of this research is to understand the response of microalgae to stress conditions that promote the accumulation of lipids and starch. Two…


NSU to Host the Festival of Inner Peace, Aug. 5

NSU will host the Festival of Inner Peace on Saturday, August 5 from  8:00 – 9:30 p.m. in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 7:30pm What happens when vocalists, guitarists, flautists and dancers decide to take audiences on a meditative journey – the Festival of…


Halmos Faculty Presents Keynote Lecture at World Sponge Conference

This past June, Halmos faculty member Jose Lopez, Ph.D. was invited to present the keynote lecture at the 10th World Sponge Conference (WSC) in scenic Galway, Ireland. The lecture, “Function and Form: Finding the Raison D’être of Symbiotic Communities within Sponges” focused on Lopez’s 20 years of marine sponges research….


Free VPK to 4 and 5 Year Olds at the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development

The Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program – or VPK – is a free prekindergarten program for 4 and 5-year-olds who reside in Florida. Voluntary Prekindergarten or VPK gives children a jump start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills. By developing the skills children…


NSU’s Inaugural Safety Fair

After 6 months of planning, the first NSU Safety Fair was successfully launched on June 20.  Over 400 faculty and staff came out to hear safety presentations and see demonstrations such as how to correctly use an Automated External Defibrillators (AED)  and learn about Natural First Aid Remedies which was…


Fischler College of Education Welcomes Doctoral Students to Campus for Summer Institute

NSU’s Fischler College of Education held its annual Summer Institute from July 8-10 and welcomed 300 domestic, Puerto Rican, and international students to the Ft. Lauderdale Campus. Summer Institute is an opportunity for doctoral students and faculty to engage in academic dialogue. The students are grouped into tracks based on…


Fischler Graduate Promoted to Associate Provost at Southeastern University

Amy Bratten, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of Education was named Associate Provost, a newly created position, at Southeastern University, in Lakeland, Florida. She joined Southeastern University in 2007, and served the past two years as dean of their College of Education. Her new role will include overseeing professional…


Art Roundtable: Rosemarie Chiarlone

Join Miami-based artist Rosemarie Chiarlone for a discussion focusing on the use of language as image and collaborative work methods to explore boundaries of human connection. The visual structure of text and its interplay of poetic meaning will be investigated through drawings, videos, book art and installations. Chiarlone has exhibited…


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