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Veteran Health Care Executive to Join NSU as New EVP & COO

Harry K. Moon, M.D. will take the reins as Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective July 15, 2018, President Dr. George Hanbury announced. Dr. Moon joins NSU following a distinguished career in numerous executive positions for Cleveland Clinic Florida. In his role as Executive…


CAHSS and First year Seminar Program host “The Reel,” Movie and Discussion of Wonder Woman, March 21

The Department of Literature and Modern Languages (DLML) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and the First year Seminar Program will host the final film of “The Reel” series for the 2017-2018 academic year on March 21, 2018. The series features movies and discussion facilitated by…


Winners of Fourth Annual Holocaust Reflection Contest Honored by NSU and Holocaust Learning and Education Foundation

Twelve Florida middle and high school students were honored recently for the award-winning essays, poems, artwork and films – all focusing on the horrors of the Holocaust. Judges chose their work from more than 1,300 entries submitted in the Fourth Annual Holocaust Reflection Contest, co-sponsored by Nova Southeastern University (NSU)…


CAHSS Invites You to Intellectual Conversations, March 22

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will again host the CAHSS Intellectual Conversations on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The series topic this academic year is “Resistance.”  This next Intellectual Conversation will feature Bertha Kadenyi Amisas, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS), in CAHSS….


Groundbreaking Set For NSU’s Tampa Bay Regional Campus

NSU and the Patel Family Foundation will be breaking ground on Wednesday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. on the new 325,000-square-foot Tampa Bay Regional Campus in Clearwater, Fla. When construction is complete, it will replace NSU’s existing Tampa Campus and its programs, and will include a new site for the…


Satellite Student Medical Center in the Don Taft University Center

Students now can visit a satellite student medical center located in the middle of the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus for all students. This location was added in the Don Taft Center in order to offer closer medical facilities for our students. This center is staffed by Darren Cohen,D.O., a board…


NSU Men and Women’s Swim Teams Crowned Conference Champs

  For the second consecutive year, the Nova Southeastern men and women’s swim teams claimed the Sunshine State Conference championship crowns. With a total of 997.5 points, the women’s team routed all other teams by at least 200 points while the men’s team took first with 876 points. With 80…


African Presence Art Exhibition Celebrates 15 Year Milestone

Now in its 15th year, the African Presence Art Exhibition kicked off Black History Month at Nova Southeastern University with a festive opening reception, fashion show, and the unveiling of the 2018 exhibit, “Back to Black: African Diaspora Influences on Art & Culture.” Approximately 250 guests enjoyed drinks, refreshments, as…


The NSU Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing’s Stefanie LaManna awarded Employee of the Month

The NSU Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing’s Stefanie LaManna, Ph.D., on the NSU Palm Beach Campus has been awarded the Employee of the Month for February 2018. LaManna has previously held this honor for the month for March 2017 and at that time LaManna was the Coordinator of…


NSU Sharks Receive National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Recognition

The Nova Southeastern baseball team once again finds its name in the Top-25 of another preseason poll, this time in the recently announced National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) preseason rankings. Also, the NCBWA has brought attention to NSU’s Dylan Harris, who was named to the 2018 Preseason All-America First…


NSU Surpasses $250 Million Fundraising Goal with Two Philanthropic Gifts

NSU is one step closer to fulfilling its vision to be the South Florida destination for health care education thanks to two new gifts. One will support NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, the other will support NSU’s College of Nursing. Combined, these gifts help the university achieve the $250 million…


NSU Celebrates its 20th Annual Celebration of Excellence

­ This year, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Tampa Bay cardiologist, entrepreneur, community leader and philanthropist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician and philanthropist Dr. Pallavi Patel with the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service during the university’s Celebration of Excellence event. The Patels join an…


NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Approval for Clearwater Site

The Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has received approval from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) for a class of 150 students to begin studying at an additional site in Clearwater, Florida in the fall of 2019. NSU’s College of Osteopathic…


Wishing you Peace, Love and Joy!

Nova Southeastern University wishes you a happy and safe holiday season. The university will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 – Monday, January 1, 2018. SharkBytes will return on January 17. While the university is closed for winter break, the Alvin Sherman Library will only be closed Monday, December…


Regional Campuses Advisory Board Visits Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

NSU’s Office of Regional Campuses has undertaken an initiative to establish advisory boards for seven regional campuses to help with outreach, experiential learning for our students, alumni engagement and donor cultivation in the different communities each regional campus represent.  As such, NSU recently hosted the West Palm Beach and Miami…


South Florida Programs Rank High

The 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s list of top graduate schools in the nation includes three Nova Southeastern University’s graduate programs. The programs were ranked among the country’s 100 best: physician assistant (40), occupational therapy (44) and pharmacy (77). “We’ve created a health care education community with 29 different programs…


NSU’s Mock Trial Team Participates in the USF Matador Invitational

The NSU Mock Trial Team in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), participated in the USF Matador Invitational in preparation for the regional competitions in Orlando in February 2018. This year’s case is a criminal trial involving the charge of attempted murder. The students play attorneys and…


Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D., Receives Prestigious Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Executive Vice President and Provost Ralph V. Rogers Jr., Ph.D., recently presented Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D., with the 7th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize a faculty member who has demonstrated significant achievement in support of NSU’s mission to…


It’s Time for NSU Homecoming and Alumni Week 2017

It’s that time of year; Homecoming is almost here, and it’s better than ever! The week of celebration will begin on Saturday, November 4 and end on Friday, November 10. You don’t want to miss out on all of the awesome activities taking place! Monday, November 6, 2017 The Opening…


NSU’s Inaugural Shark Employee Fest was a Huge Success!

The inaugural Shark Employee Fest on Friday, October 20, 2017 was a resounding success!  More than 1,200 employees enjoyed barbecue, games, country music, and employees with anniversaries were recognized with pins and Fins Up! The winner of the Rick Case car lease for one year was Gi-Maris Mejia-Garcia from Payroll.


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