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What Makes You Stop, Drop, and Roll? Share Your Story at TEDxNSU!

Stop, drop, and roll—simple guidance we were all given as school children. But like most classroom lessons, this advice should extend beyond the boundaries of the school yard and childhood. Thoughts without action are as empty as actions without thought. For this year’s TEDxNSU event, we’re challenging you to tell us…

You are Invited to the CCR Open House – Come and take a Tour of NSU’s newest Facility

NSU students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Open House for the Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) on Wednesday, September 21, from 12:30 – 3:00 pm. Attendees will have the opportunity to take a tour of the 215-square foot facility. Reservations are not necessary to attend the Open House….

NSU Students to receive Tickets to Miami Dolphins Home Games as Part of Expanded Partnership with the University

Nova Southeastern University has teamed up with the Miami Dolphins for a one-of-a-kind partnership, which allows current NSU students to attend all Miami Dolphins  home games for FREE. In addition to student access to Dolphins home games, this expanded partnership includes access to internships for students, career development panels, and…

Pride Bite: NSU Collection of School Supplies Helps Children of Women In Distress

Thank you to all of the members of the NSU community who contributed to the Women In Distress 2016 Back to School Drive. The Office of Facilities Management spearheaded the campaign and this year the university doubled its contribution providing supplies that will help more than 300 children. Click on the…

Make It Count: Voter Registration Drive, August 29

Are you registered to vote in the upcoming elections? You can register to vote on Monday, August 29, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Don Taft University Center, Spine. For more information, call the SLCE Office at (954)262-7195 or email

Realizing Potential: Three NSU Colleges to Benefit from NSU Ambassadors Board Member’s Pledge

Through his 44 years in the practice of law, Gordon James III has mentored younger lawyers and held an interest in education and what it can do for people. Now, through a bequest, he has decided to support future students and endeavors at NSU Shepard Broad College of Law (SBCOL),…

Join us for NSU Alumni Day at Jungle Island

Join fellow NSU alumni, family, and friends for a day at Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami on Saturday, Sept 24. Enjoy a WILD day with attractions, food, and fun. Park Hours: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m. Admission $15 Children (3–10 years old) $25 Adults (11 and older)…

NSU College of Pharmacy Faculty Member Speaks about Medical Marijuana

Jose Valdes, Pharm.D., BCPP, assistant professor, NSU College of Pharmacy, Palm Beach Campus, recently spoke about medical marijuana at La Posada Senior Living Center in Palm Beach Gardens. The lecture was in partnership with NSU’s Lifelong Learning Institute. Valdez explored the history of marijuana use and abuse, legalization of medicinal/recreational…

NSU Pharmacy Faculty Member Participates in Ecuador

Jose Valdes, Pharm.D., BCPP, assistant professor, NSU College of Pharmacy, Palm Beach Campus,  participated in the 8th annual neurological mission with the International Neurology Foundation – Centro Internacional en Neurociencias as the program’s first clinical pharmacist from July 22-31. Established by Patricio Sebastian Espinosa, M.D., M.P.H. and Yaira Garzon, M.D….

Extreme Dodgeball Tournament, Aug. 31

Have fun, compete, and make new memories. Join the Extreme Dodgeball Tournament on Wed., August 31 at 7:00 p.m. Register now at For more information, contact Michael Birch at or (954) 262-7305.  

Swim Lessons for Children and Adults with NSU Recreation and Wellness

Swim Lessons for Children and Adults with NSU Recreation and Wellness Just because the summer is ending, don’t forget about swimming! NSU Recreation and Wellness offers year-round swim lessons for children and adults beginning next week. Youth Group Lessons Youth group lessons will be taking place on Tuesday and Thursday… and NSU present, 15 Years Later: Unanswered Questions about 9/11

Fifteen years after 2,977 men, women and children died when terrorists used passenger jets to attack New York and Washington, D.C. the story of September 11, 2001 remains woefully incomplete. In July, President Obama declassified 28 pages from Congress’ Joint Inquiry report that point a finger at the Kingdom of…

NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law Hosts Trial Advocacy Summer Institute

In Major League Baseball, it’s called Spring Training. For the National Football League, it’s called “preseason.” At Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law, students recently had the opportunity to be “primed” for their work as litigating attorneys at the second annual Trial Advocacy Summer Institute (TASI). The…

NSU-COM’s White Coat Ceremony Welcomes the Class of 2020

The NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine recently welcomed the class of 2020 into the osteopathic profession at the 36th annual White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony, which was held in the Arena at NSU’s Don Taft University Center, served to officially celebrate the 248  students’ entry into the medical vocation. In the presence…

Master of Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) Program Reaccreditation Announcement

The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) will be completing a site visit to the Master of Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) Program of Nova Southeastern University for the purpose of reaccreditation on September 22-23, 2016. A Public Meeting will be held…

Competition Opens for 6th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University Provost Ralph V. Rodgers, Ph.D., is pleased to announce that starting Aug. 15, 2016, nominations will be accepted for the annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The deadline to submit a nomination or to self-nominate is 5:00 p.m., EST, September 16, 2016. The purpose of the award…

Alvin Sherman Library Hosts Cine Argentino Film Series and Exhibit

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Alvin Sherman Library will host a free art exhibit and film series. The exhibit, entitled “Masters and New Generation: From Venezuela and Argentina” features the work of eight Venezuelan and Argentinian artists including a selection from the collection of the Ascaso Gallery located…

College of Arts, Humanities Social Sciences (CAHSS) to Host Intellectual Conversations Series

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will again host its Intellectual Conversations.  The conversations will be held noon – 1 p.m. in NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The schedule is as follows: Thursday, Sept. 22 – Music: A Naturalized Citizen (Who Never Held…

CAHSS Announces Audition Calls for the Exciting 2016-2017 Performances

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce the audition schedule for the upcoming 2016/17 academic year. The performances will be exciting and they are seeking students, staff, and faculty from any major and college to…

NSU Alumni Spotlight: FCE Alumnus Named President at Paul D. Camp Community College

Daniel Lufkin, Ed.D., graduate of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education joined Paul D. Camp Community College earlier last month as its next President. Since 2013, Lufkin has served as vice president for student affairs at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia. Prior to, he was dean of…

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