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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
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

News Releases

Nova Southeastern University’s Fischler School of Education Granted National Accreditation by NCATE

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and Chief Executive Officer George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., has announced that the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) recently granted accreditation without qualifications to NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education. Hanbury said that in addition to NSU’s regional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), this means NSU’s education programs have been vetted at the highest levels for quality and the ability to produce effective, high-achieving educators.

NSU Library Hosts World Premiere of “Alice in Dali-land” Surrealist Shadow-Puppet Performance

Lewis Carroll’s classic “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” has been re-imagined many times, but never quite like the surrealist shadow puppet story that is “Alice in Dali-Land: A Cano / Hammond Puppetry World Premiere.” NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library will be hosting the special, FREE one-time performance on Saturday, April 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. as a part of its ongoing Ferro Fine Arts Series.

Nova Southeastern University’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center to Unveil Shark Sculpture

Magnificent Sculpture Supports Palm Beach Garden’s Art in Public Places Program

NSU Dental Student Invents New One-Time Use, On-the-Go Toothbrush & Breath Freshener Duo

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) forth-year College of Dental Medicine student Deborah Luis created and patented Fresh-Tips, which are a one-time use, on-the-go miniature toothbrush and breath freshener duo.

NSU Institute for Child Health Policy Hosts 8th Annual “Fore the Kids” Golf Tournament, Education Forum & Awards

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP) will be hosting its 8th annual “Fore the Kids: Saving Lives Golf Tournament” at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club on Friday, May 4. Participants receive a premium gift bag, enjoy high-end entertainment, take foursome photographs, have lunch, and participate in an awards reception with special guest at the 19th hole.

NSU to Host M.B.A. Day at Its Miami Student Educational Center, May 3

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an M.B.A. Day at its Miami Student Educational Center on Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Attend M.B.A. Day and find out how a degree from the Huizenga Business School can give you a competitive advantage in the workplace. Classes begin in July.

Neuroscientist David Eagleman to Speak at NSU “The Secret Lives of the Brain”

New York Times Best Selling Author is Next Guest in Distinguished Speaker Series

NSU’s New Center for Veterans Assistance – Here to Serve Those Who Served

Helping to meet the needs of South Florida’s Veterans and their families through individual therapy, family counseling, assessment and additional services

NSU Experts in Autism Disorders Publish Teaching Materials for Adolescents and Adults with Autism Disorders

Susan Kabot, EdD, CCC-SLP and Christine Reeve, PhD, BCBA-D., from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, have published four sets of teaching materials for use with adolescents and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

NSU to Host Violence Knows No Boundaries Conference, May 4

NSU and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) will host the Violence Knows No Boundaries conference on May 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Carl DeSantis Building’s Knight Auditorium. The conference will raise awareness about sex crimes and sexual offenders, outlining the nature and extent of issues related to sex crimes.

Renowned Marine Artist Guy Harvey’s “Old Man and the Sea” Artwork on Display in NSU’s Library Gallery

Original artwork by noted marine wildlife artist and conservationist Guy Harvey will be on display April 5 through June 30 in the Second Floor Gallery of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center, located at 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Boulevard in Davie.

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences at Nova Southeastern University Celebrates Brain Awareness Week

In celebration of international Brain Awareness Week, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host a variety of events featuring interactive expos and presentations by students and faculty members.

Hammerhead Shark Double Whammy

Identity confusion between a new, yet unnamed shark species, originally discovered off the eastern United States by Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) researchers, and its look-alike cousin—the endangered scalloped hammerhead shark—may threaten the survival of both species.

Boomers & Beyond

The 7th annual NSU Boomers & Beyond, A Day For Health And Wellness on Sunday, April 1 will provide a variety of health tests including peripheral artery health, Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure, bone density, foot health, memory, medication, mental health, and skin health.

NSU Hosts Free Family Health Fair

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will offer free health tests during its family health fair on Saturday, March 31 at the Tower Shops in Davie.

NSU to Host TEDMED Broadcast

Nova Southeastern University has been selected by TEDMED to host the live broadcast of its exclusive conference featuring health and medicine titans from April 10 to 13.

Give Kids A Smile Day

Children from low-income families will receive free dental services on Saturday, April 14 from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Dental Medicine.

NSU Announces Appointment of Preston Jones, D.B.A., as Huizenga Business School Interim Dean

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) today announced that Preston Jones, D.B.A., has been appointed as interim dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship.

NSU Law to Launch First-ever Veterans Law Clinic in South Florida to Serve Active and Retired Military Personnel

The Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announces the establishment of South Florida’s first Veterans Law Clinic. The clinic will be located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and serve as a much-needed pro bono resource to the thousands of U.S. veterans and military personnel living and working in the tri-county area.

NSU Law Ranked in Top Ten for Bar Passage Rates by ‘National Jurist’

The National Jurist, a leading national magazine providing information to current and prospective law students about legal education and the legal profession, recently ranked Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center in the top ten law schools nationally for exceeding bar exam passage rates in 2009 and 2010. Listed as one of the “Best Schools for Bar Exam Preparation,” the Law Center placed 10th among 85 law schools.

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