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Nova Southeastern University
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

Media Briefing w/ Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz to Celebrate Title V Grants

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz Joins NSU Officials to Celebrate Recent Awarding of Title V Grants

 ** Excellent Story & Photo Opportunity **

 

WHO: 
Officials from Nova Southeastern University, including George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., President and CEO and Jackie Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, Executive Vice President and COOwill be joined by Debbie Wasserman Schultz, U.S. Representative (FL-23) and Adam Rogers, Chief Technology Officer, Ultimate Software

 

WHAT:
Media Briefing to discuss NSU receiving two Title V Grants totaling approximately $7 million – for development of specific programs and services to better meet the needs of Hispanic/Latino and other diverse students who are pursuing high-demand science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related programs and careers, particularly those related to computer science    

 

WHEN:
10:30 a.m. Monday, October 27

 

WHERE:
Nova Southeastern University
Carl DeSantis Business Building, 3rd Floor, Sales Institute
3301 College Ave.
Davie, FL 33314

  • Any media sending satellite trucks to cover the media briefing are asked to call NSU’s Public Affairs Office to make those parking arrangements

 

WHY:
Nova Southeastern University, led by Drs. Greg Simco and Meline Kevorkian, has been awarded nearly $7 million dollars in U.S. Department of Education grants under Title V, the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. The grants, secured in September 2013 and September 2014, will help increase the number of Hispanic and other students pursuing degrees in the STEM fields and prepare them for careers in these growing sectors and post-baccalaureate computer science-related degrees.

 

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About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is an independent, not-for-profit institution with 26,000 students at campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach and Tampa, Florida as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu. Celebrating 50 years of academic excellence!

About Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Debbie Wasserman Schultz has dedicated her public life to serving the people of South Florida, first as a member of the Florida House and Senate from 1992-2004, and since 2005, as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She serves on the Appropriations Committee in Congress, where she is able to advocate for critical funds that advance job-creation, education opportunities, and health care access for South Floridians and people across the nation. The first Jewish woman to represent Florida in Congress, Wasserman Schultz is also a chief deputy whip in the Democratic Caucus. She resides in Weston with her husband and three children.

About Ultimate Software: Ultimate Software is a leading cloud provider of people management solutions content, with more than 17 million people records in the cloud. Built on the belief that people are the most important ingredient of any business, Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, compensation, and time and labor management solutions that seamlessly connect people with the information and resources they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and has more than 2,000 professionals focused on developing the highest quality solutions and services. In 2014, Ultimate was ranked #20 on FORTUNE’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For; ranked eighth on Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies; and recognized as a ‘Leader’ in Nucleus Research’s HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has 2,700 customers with employees in 150 countries, including Adobe Systems Incorporated, Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Major League Baseball, Pep Boys, Texas Rangers Baseball, and Texas Roadhouse. More information on Ultimate’s products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.