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NSU Represented by Faculty, Students, Alumni at APA 2018 Convention

NSU College of Psychology faculty received awards and students presented research as part of the 126th annual American Psychological Association (APA) conference from Aug. 9-12 in San Francisco. The college’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program was recognized with the Richard M. Suinn Minority Achievement Award. The award, based on student nominations,…


NSU Jacksonville Campus Hosts Basic Approaches to Classroom Management

Are you a local educator? Join the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Jacksonville Campus on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – noon for the workshop Basic Approaches to Classroom Management presented by David Griffin, Ed.D., associate professor at the NSU Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. This workshop will…


Free Workshop at the Alvin Sherman Library: All Writes 2018

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library and The Mystery Writers of America, Florida Chapter present All Write 2018, a free workshop open to all ages and genres of writers, from beginners to experience where you’ll learn the fine points of crafting saleable fiction from professional authors.  Saturday, October 6 from 10…


Giving and Taking Chances

Imagine leaving your home of more than 30 years and moving your family to a place you’ve never been before. That’s what Lacey Craddock and her husband did when they decided to pursue new experiences in South Florida. The Craddocks are from a small town in Oklahoma— the kind where…


Employee Wellness Seminars

The Office of Human Resources, HCA Healthcare, Westside Regional Medical Center and Plantation General Hospital are pleased to offer several wellness seminars on various health related topics for the month of September and October. September 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. Importance of Adult Immunizations Carl DeSantis Building, Room 3049 September…


Fall Faculty Workshop Series – Register Now

  The NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center is excited to offer 12 new workshops this fall for full and part-time faculty this semester focusing on innovative pedagogies and technologies. Our Faculty Workshop Series will take place Mondays from 12-1 pm in our new space in the…


Shark Dining to offer Hispanic Meal Options during Hispanic Heritage Month

Every Friday during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), Shark Dining will offer Hispanic meal options. See dates and menu below. Click here to view: HISPANIC HERITAGE MENU


Sharks Abroad Fair – Internal Registration

Registration is open for the Fall 2018 Sharks Abroad Fair.  If you are offering an international travel experience in the next year please consider promoting it at our fair on Tuesday, October 9th from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  The Sharks Abroad Fair attracts over a hundred students who are interested in…


Have you Seen this Eight-Legged Monster on Campus?

The golden silk orb-weaver (Nephila clavipes), also known as the banana spider, is the largest non-tarantula in North America. Despite their menacing appearance, these spiders are not dangerous and won’t bite unless handled or squeezed. In fact, most orb-weavers have very poor vision, remain in their webs and feed on…


National Suicide Prevention Week: What Do We Need to Know and Do?

A recent report from the Center for Disease Control stated that from 1999 – 2016 suicide rates increased in every state except Nevada, which had a very minor decrease. The report also found the highest suicide rate in Montana. Most alarming is that suicide deaths for Americans total approximately 45,000…


Student Volunteers needed for Children Health Fair in October

NSU will host the 16th annual A Day for Children Health fair on Sunday, October 21st. This year NSU is expecting over 15,000 community residents. This annual health fair will take place at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale campus and will provide free health screenings for children of all ages. Vision, speech,…


Library Card Sign up Month

  Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. Libraries work to remind parents and youth that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. Throughout the school year, librarians and library staff…


Terry Mularkey Named NSU’s First-Ever Chief of Staff

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that Terry Mularkey has been named the university’s first-ever Chief of Staff. With extensive leadership experience and a track-record of success, Mularkey will report directly to NSU President Dr. George Hanbury. “I am committed to the success of NSU and excited to…


NSU Hosts Reception to Celebrate Opening of New Medical School

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) recently held a reception to celebrate the opening of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Davie.  More than 150 community leaders attended the event, which was hosted by the NSU Board of Trustees, NSU President…


Fischler College of Education to Create Electronic Cookbook of Hispanic/Latin Recipes

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15), NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, will be compiling an NSU e-Cookbook of favorite Hispanic recipes.  If you have a recipe you would like to share, please email Maria Grethel Mendez, Ed.D., at mendmari@nova.edu. Deadline to submit recipes…


Gear Up For Optimal Success

In support of NSU’s Vision 2020, mission, and core values, the NSU Libraries have designed these workshops to showcase ways to achieve optimal success with library research, publishing, and copyright. The Free workshops are held simultaneously in-person on NSU’s main campus and online to give faculty, students and staff opportunities…


Alvin Sherman Library Continues Cine Argentino Film Series and Exhibit

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the NSU Alvin Sherman Library will host a free art exhibit and film series. The exhibit entitled “The Artists’ Vision of Ecuador and Argentina” features the work of artists including Luis Wells, Julio Montaner, E & F Project, Julio Chuquimarca and Nicolas Leiva and…


Canvas Goes Live!

CANVAS is here! NSU is pleased to announce the full adoption of Canvas as the new Learning Management System (LMS) replacing Blackboard! Beginning for the fall term, Canvas will serve as the primary LMS for all Sharks. Based on the extensive evaluation and a pilot program, many recommendations from faculty…


TEDxNSU Issues Call for 2019 Speakers

TEDxNSU is searching for speakers for its next annual event on March 16, 2019. The event is co-organized by College of Psychology Associate Professors Leanne Boucher and W. Matthew Collins. The theme for the 2019 event is “Knowns & Unknowns.” What do you know to be true and what do…


NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university is now one of only three in…


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