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3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham Joins Panel Discussion and Free Screening of Documentary About Florida’s Future

Free event to be held Thursday, Oct. 27 at Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and The Florida Humanities Council will cosponsor a free screening of the documentary Florida: Choosing the Future on October 27, 2011. The documentary features Florida leaders speaking on issues of concern to Floridians. Following the film, former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham and other panelists will lead a discussion with the audience.

The half-hour film will be shown at 10:00 am in the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on NSU’s main campus in Davie. The film will challenge viewers to consider the tough decisions that will affect our state’s future in government policy, business development, education and citizen involvement.

Following the film the panel discussion will be led by the Honorable Bob Graham; Helen Aguirre-Ferré, op-ed writer for Diario de las Americas, radio host at WQBA and moderator of the program “Issues” on WPBT PBS-2; and David Colburn, Ph.D., Executive Director, Askew Center for Politics and Society in Gainesville, Florida.

For additional information about the event please visit www.flahum.org. For directions to the Miniaci Performing Arts Center please visit: http://miniacipac.com/onlinle/

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About Nova Southeastern University: Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited Florida University dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs of distinction from preschool through the professional and doctoral levels. NSU has more than 29,000 students and is the eighth largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally. The University awards associate’s, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, specialist, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields, including business, counseling, computer and information sciences, education, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, various health professions, law, marine sciences, early childhood, psychology and other social sciences.  Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU was also awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification in 2010 for the University’s significant commitment to and demonstration of community engagement.   For more information about NSU visit www.nova.edu.

About the Florida Humanities Council Established in 1973 as a private non-profit organization, the Florida Humanities Council (FHC) is the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. FHC uses the disciplines of the humanities to develop public programs and resources that explore history, literary and artistic traditions, cultural values, and ethics. FHC provides grants to non-profit organizations to provide public humanities programs and cultural resources in their communities. FHC also designs and coordinates workshops for K-12 teachers, conducts heritage tours, operates a humanities speakers bureau, and partners with libraries to provide family literacy programs and cultural exhibits. FHC’s award-winning magazine, FORUM, which is circulated throughout the state, provides historic perspective and cultural insight into a wide-range of Florida topics. For more information please visit http://www.flahum.org/.

For additional information contact:
Julie Spechler, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5348(office), 954-591-3361 (cell), julies@nova.edu