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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

News Releases

Enroll Now for Third Annual Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

NSU’s Huizenga Business School announced that it will host the annual entrepreneurship summer camp for high school students on July 22-26, 2013.


$250,000 Gift From the Erwin and Barbara Mautner Charitable Foundation Creates Literacy Outreach Program at NSU

“Read for the Fun of It” initiative to include series of family-friendly events, kicked off with celebration of Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and continues with Summer Fun


NSU Appoints New Dean of Computer Sciences College, Eric Ackerman, Ph.D.

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D., as dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (SCIS). Ackerman, who has served as associate dean and assistant dean with SCIS since 2000, has been serving in the role of interim dean of the college since January, 2012.


Nova Southeastern University Earns Place on President’s National Honor Roll for Community Service

One of 690 institutions of higher education to receive this honor


Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU on Sun. April 7 to Collect Ponytails

Local stylists offer complimentary haircuts to “Locks for a Cause” donors, with funds raised to benefit cancer research


McKinley Insurance Donates $50,000 to NSU Business School for Scholarships

A new scholarship is now available for undergraduate minority students studying business at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), thanks to a $50,000 donation from McKinley Insurance Services, announced the firm’s President and CEO Ralph Campbell. The Jim McKinley Endowed Scholarship Fund, named in memory of the company’s founder who passed away last year, will generate annual scholarships to support full-time students of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business Entrepreneurship.


NSU Women’s Basketball Defeats Delta State To Win South Region Championship, Moves on to Elite Eight

Jones named Most Outstanding Player; Sharks will face winner of Western Washington and Simon Fraser


NSU Announces 2013 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Inductees

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has announced the names of three South Florida business leaders – Thomas H. Shea; Armando Leighton, Jr.; and Felix S. Sabates, Jr.– who will be inducted into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business School’s highest honor.


NSU to Host ‘Business Days’ in Miami, Mar. 19-21

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend a series of free events over the course of three days, March 19-21, 2013. “Business Days at NSU Miami” will feature keynote speakers, a free Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training workshop, a career workshop, and a mock MBA class for prospective students to get a taste of graduate school.


Nova Southeastern University-Orlando to Host Open House

ORLANDO, Fla – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on March 9, 2013 at its Orlando Student Educational Center (SEC). The Open House, which is free and open to the public, will provide information about the various health, education, business, and psychology programs NSU Orlando offers, as…


NSU Professor Discovers New Marine Species in Papua New Guinea

Nova Southeastern U. Professor Jim Thomas leads international expedition in Papua New Guinea that finds new species of sea slugs, feather stars and amphipods, a shrimp-like animal


Photography Exhibition Offers Glimpse of Modern Japanese Life from the 1970s to the 21st Century

“Gazing at the Contemporary World” exhibition is FREE and open to the public at
NSU’s library gallery March 5 through April 12


First African-American Woman to Earn a Harvard M.B.A. Addresses NSU Community

A standing room-only crowd greeted entrepreneur Lillian Lincoln Lambert, the first African-American woman to earn a Harvard M.B.A., as she arrived at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship to speak about her road from the farm to self-made businesswoman.


Nova Southeastern University Tampa to Host Open House

TAMPA, Fla – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on Feb. 28 at its Tampa Student Educational Center (SEC) on Queen Palm Drive.  The Open House, which is free and open to the public, will provide information about the various health, education, business and psychology programs NSU…


Cancer Survivor Organizes Oral Cancer Walk on Feb. 23

NSU dental student and oral cancer survivor Uyen Nguyen is collaborating with the students of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity, NSU chapter; Khadine Alston, D.D.S., an assistant professor of the College of Dental Medicine; and The Truth Outreach Project, Inc. to organize the 2nd Annual Oral Cancer Awareness 5K run/walk at Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill. The event will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 12 p.m.


Fishing for Scholarships

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center, in partnership with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, will be re-launching the 6th Annual Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament in Fort Lauderdale on March 2.


The Honorable Jerome K. Fitzgerald to Deliver Keynote Address at NSU Commencement Ceremony

Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to Address Graduates on Feb.17


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine to host International Geriatrics Training Institute on Feb. 15 and 16

Held at NSU-COM’s Lifelong Learning Institute classroom located at University Park Plaza at NSU’s main Davie campus, 3420 S. University Drive, the training institute will offer a high-quality scientific program of invited speakers, a busy exhibition, and poster presentations. Between 100 to 200 attendees, many of whom will be key international opinion leaders in the field, are expected to attend. Experts from the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Lithuania and Hungary are invited speakers.


NSU Opens America’s first Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine

Located at NSU’s main campus in Davie, the Institute is the only one of its kind in the nation that will treat patients with conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and Gulf War Illness (GWI), as well as conduct basic and clinical research under one roof in this field.


Taking a Bite at the Shark Bite

Researchers from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) are conducting a unique scientific study of bacteria found in the mouths of sharks to develop better medical treatment methods for shark bites victims.


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