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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Contact

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

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library Turns 10, Plans Year-Long Celebration Throughout 2012

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center opened its doors to the public 10 years ago, but the facility’s goal remains the same: to provide top-notch service to the university and its entire surrounding community. Anniversary celebration commemorationg the milestone will include events throughout 2012.


NSU Launches America’s first Center to deliver Health Care Solutions through Social Media and Cell Phones

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research will use these platforms to help the public make better informed decisions about their health care


Celebrate Black History Month with FREE Inspiring & Entertaining Events at Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Black History Month in February 2012 through a variety of activities including engaging art exhibitions, performances, film screenings, dynamic speakers, compelling educational workshops, and discussions for all ages.


Patriot National Announces Major Gift to Nova Southeastern University

The Patriot Health Initiative will enable NSU to provide up to $450,000 to support Dental Programming Targeting Underserved Populations in Greater Fort Lauderdale


NSU to Honor Ron and Kathy Assaf with President’s Community Award at its Celebration of Excellence

The award will be presented at NSU’s annual Celebration of Excellence banquet at Signature Grand in Davie on January 19. Since 1997, the annual awards banquet has brought together students, alumni, community leaders and industry pioneers who have made significant contributions to their studies, professions and our community.


NSU’s Medical School Expands Medical Outreach Trips to Developing Nations

Countries such as Bangladesh, Peru, and Argentina have been added to the list of nations that already receive medical outreach from NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM). Those nations include Jamaica, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic.


One of the World’s Leading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Researchers Joins Nova Southeastern University

Nancy Klimas, M.D., one of the world’s leading researchers and clinicians in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encepahalomyelitis (CFS/ME), a debilitating immune disorder that affects more than one million Americans, recently joined Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty in December.


NSU Brings International Education Experts Together to Discuss School Choice & Call for Reforms

NSU’s National Institute for Educational Options (NIEO) sheds light on opportunities, educating parents about all the options to get their child the best education possible. NIEO will also be hosting its Inaugural International School Choice and Reform Academic Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. from Jan. 14-17, 2012 to bring together international experts in the areas of school choice, charter schools, school reform and more.


Robert J. Pietrykowski, M.A., J.D., Appointed Vice President Human Resources at Nova Southeastern University

Robert J. (Bob) Pietrykowski, M.A., J.D., has been appointed vice president Human Resources at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The announcement was made today by NSU President and Chief Executive Officer George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D.


NSU Nursing Program to become its own College

The College of Allied Health and Nursing will become the College of Nursing and College of Health Care Sciences on Jan. 1, 2012.


AutoNation, H. Wayne Huizenga Pledge Significant Investment to Create NSU Business Scholarship Program for Disadvantaged Students

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN) and Marti and Wayne Huizenga recently pledged significant founding gifts to create Pathway Scholars, a new community-focused scholarship program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship (HSBE). The Pathway Scholars program will benefit students who are financially and otherwise disadvantaged. The Huizenga Business School has developed a partnership with Take Stock in Children (TSIC) to help select students for the program.


New Book: Grateful Dead Musicians are 21st Century Business Geniuses

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) professor Barry Barnes, Ph.D. recently published a new book titled “Everything I Know About Business I Learned from the Grateful Dead” that he says will teach you everything you need to know about business in the 21st century.


NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library Turns 10, Plans Year-Long Celebration Kicking Off on Dec. 10, 2011

Ten years may have passed since Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center opened its doors to the public, but the facility’s goal remains the same: to provide top-notch service to the university and its entire surrounding community. Celebrate with us all year long!


NSU’s Dental School Receives $437,000 Grant to Train Florida Dentists to Provide Care for Special Needs Patients

Grant will provide advanced educational opportunities for practicing dentists to deliver oral health services to individuals who are medically, mentally, or physically compromised


NSU Launches Unique Internet Marketing and Social Networking Course

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has developed a new graduate-level course in the Entrepreneurship curriculum that will be available to all students this fall. The new course, titled Internet Marketing and Social Networking, will be offered beginning in October 2011 and is unique among South Florida universities and colleges.


NSU Students Provide Hearing Aids to the Children of the British Virgin Islands

Audiology students help hearing-impaired schoolchildren, who do have access hearing aids or audiologists. Hearing-impaired children in the BVI must travel to other countries to obtain hearing services,


Help Prevent Suicide, Honor Lost Loved Ones, and Save Lives During Walk at NSU on Sun. Nov. 20

Every 15 minutes, somewhere in the United States another life will be lost to suicide – the third leading cause of death among 15 to 24-year-olds. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) students hope to help change this by participating in the school’s third annual “Out of the Darkness” Walk to Prevent Suicide starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20. The walk will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) in its mission to prevent suicide and assist those affected by suicide.


NSU and Florida Diversity Council Host Talent Summit

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Florida Diversity Council are hosting a Talent Summit to discuss the ways in which diversity relates to recruitment, development, and retention. This free educational event will be held Nov. 8 at NSU’s Orlando Student Educational Center.


NSU to Host Global Diversity Summit

Put together by The South Florida Diversity Alliance, the event will bring together high school and college students, professors, business leaders, community leaders, and faith leaders to discuss hot-button social issues that impact every American.


Study: Lack of Knowledge in Fiscal Planning may Jeopardize Future of South Florida Hispanic Businesses, Economy

Despite reporting healthy revenues, many South Florida Hispanic business owners are underprepared to pass their businesses to the next generation – a critical challenge likely to impact the future viability of Hispanic-owned businesses in the region.


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