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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 Honors Chancellor Ray Ferrero, Jr.

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Chancellor Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D. during a “Celebrate a Lifetime of Giving” ceremony for his many years of leadership at NSU and for his service to the community. The event takes place November 2. Proceeds from the event will benefit NSU’s newly established scholarship fund, the Chancellor’s Fellows Endowment.

Nova Southeastern University Honors Donors

The Fellows Society Inaugural Induction Ceremony will be held Thursday, Oct. 27. at 6 p.m. at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) to honor and thank all the Fellows who have given $50,000 or more to the University since its founding in 1964. The Fellows will be inducted by NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. and Alan B. Levan, chair of the Fellows Society.

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

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.

HPD Chancellor Wins Health Educator Award

Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s Health Profession Division, won a prestigious award on Oct. 6 from the South Florida Business Journal. He was presented with the Educator Award, which is given to the most impactful health care educator in the tri-county area. The publication’s 2011 Excellence…

Miniaci Performing Arts Center to present, “Surviving Mommie Dearest”

“Surviving Mommie Dearest,” a new one woman multi-media show written by and starring Christina Crawford, is based on two of her best-selling books, Mommie Dearest and Survivor, The two-act play will feature long-forgotten home movies, historical archival photos, pictures from private collections, film clips and video interviews of both Joan…

NSU Conducts Inaugural White Coat Ceremony for New Tampa Physical Therapy Students

First physical therapy class of students to give oath to their profession Attention Photo Editors:  Great visual opportunity Tampa, FL – More than 20 students from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU’s) charter class of the Tampa Physical Therapy program will participate in their inaugural “white coat ceremony”, which is a time-honored…

NSU to Host Free Expo for People with Disabilities

The 32nd DisAbilities Expo will offer many opportunities for people with physical, emotional, and psychological disabilities. The free event, which will be held at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library and Don Taft University Center, will provide health information, educational seminars, exhibits, sports, and more.

Nova Southeastern University to Host Business Career and Internship Fair – Oct. 5

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will hold a Business Career and Internship Fair on Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU’s main campus at 3301 College Ave. The business fair is free and open to all students and the public.

NSU Teaches Occupational Therapists how to Engage Patients with Current Technology

Participants will be able to learn from case study examples and practical application scenarios of technology being applied in the evaluation, and treatment of persons with various diagnoses and barriers to occupation.

Suicide Awareness Seminar Given by Experts

Nova Southeastern University (NSU), in Miami, is hosting a suicide awareness seminar on Saturday, October 15th. Presenters will discuss various aspects of suicide and attendees will receive a certificate of participation.

Calling all Franklin Fans: New Exhibit is All About Benjamin & His Search for a Better World – Oct. to Dec. 2011

Ever wonder who the real Benjamin Franklin was, and how he helped influence so much of America’s culture? Then don’t miss out on a special series of events in his honor at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center, during the upcoming “Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World” exhibition.

NSU Law Center Graduates Lead South Florida on MPRE; Exceed Statewide Pass Rate on Bar Exam

Recent graduates from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center who recently took the bar examination once again exceeded the statewide pass rate for both the general exam and the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE).

Huizenga Business School Adds Six New M.B.A. Concentrations and Graduate Certificates

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship announces the addition of six new M.B.A. concentrations and graduate certificates. All six programs will begin enrolling students in January 2012.

Nova Southeastern University Names Executive Director of Autism Institute

Susan Kabot, Ed.D, CCC-SLP, has been named the Executive Director of the Autism Institute at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). Kabot has spent the last 25 years at the university developing and directing programs for individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

NSU Faculty Honored for Receiving External Funding

Nova Southeastern University faculty were honored on Sept. 21 at the NSU External Funding Recognition Ceremony, which recognizes the efforts of NSU faculty members who have received external grant funding in the previous fiscal year. Fiscal Year 2011 saw great progress in the area of external funding, with total external funding exceeding…

Center for Autism & Related Disabilities Hosts “Family Fun Day” Showcase of FREE Services – Sat. Sept. 24

To celebrate the new school year, the UM-NSU CARD (University of Miami – Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities) will host its annual “Family Fun Day” showcase of services on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Marine Artist and Conservationist Guy Harvey hosts South Florida premiere of an international documentary on sharks at The Museum of Art|Fort Lauderdale

This documentary reveals up close the misconceptions and myths surrounding these misunderstood predators of the sea and promotes global shark conservation.

U.N. Rep. to Join NSU ‘Symposium on Water: A Human Right’

The Inter-American Center for Human Rights and the Shepard Broad Law Center invites you to attend A Symposium on Water: A Human Right on Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17, 2011.

Eight Professors Join the Huizenga Business School for the 2011-12 School Year

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) recently welcomed eight professors who joined the school to teach in the 2011-12 school year, which began Monday.

Dr. Cecilia Rokusek from NSU’s Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness was quoted

Dr. Cecilia Rokusek from NSU’s Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness was quoted as a subject-matter expert in Yahoo News and other media on Hurricane Irene.

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