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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

NSU to Host Panel Discussion on Lessons Learned from Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host a panel discussion on Thursday, Sept. 8 with homeland security, law enforcement, public health, and weather officials to discuss the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and lessons learned.


NSU Researchers Using iPads to Treat Spinal Cord Injuries

At Nova Southeastern University (NSU), the tiny, flat screen, touch pad is being used by the Occupational Therapy Department researchers to treat disabled patients who suffer from spinal cord injuries and other disabilities.


Nova Southeastern University’s Medical School to Expand its Affiliated Medical Residency Programs

Four of the 16 hospitals in Florida that will receive more residency spots are Broward General Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Miami Children’s Hospital in Miami, and Mt. Sinai Medical Hospital. Those hospitals are where NSU’s medical school, the College of Osteopathic Medicine, has many affiliated residency programs.


Nova Southeastern University of Palm Beach Relocates to New Center

New State-of-the-Art Facility Brings World Class Education to Palm Beach County PALM BEACH, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has relocated and expanded its Student Educational Center to a new state-of-the art facility in Palm Beach Gardens at the intersection of I-95 and Military Trail. A ribbon cutting and grand…


Summer camp teaches high school students to start their own business

In its second year, the Entrepreneurship Summer Camp and Personal Enrichment, called ESCAPE, at NSU brings university professors, local entrepreneurs and leaders to educate high school students about business basics such as etiquette, finance, budget, marketing and public relations, said Janet Goldstein, one of the program organizers.


Celebrate the Arts with FREE Events Throughout the 2011-2012 Season at Nova’s Alvin Sherman Library

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (Nova) Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center will celebrate the arts this fall with numerous FREE events that are open to the public.

Highlights include the Alvin Sherman Library’s 10th Anniversary “birthday celebration;” vibrant exhibitions featuring prominent Americans Benjamin Franklin and Emma Lazarus; the Cine Argentino Film Festival with actress Adriana Bianco; a Culture Vulture Sunday Happenings series; the annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration and much more.


Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2012 through Sallarulo’s Race for Champions

For the past six years, the South Florida community has rallied to support local Special Olympics athletes by participating in the annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K Run/Walk – raising more than $3.17 million in much-needed funds for the athletes to date. Now, Special Olympics Broward County (SOBC), is aiming to reach a total of $5 million raised by the next race scheduled for Nov. 10, 2012.


Jacksonville’s First Graduating Class of Physician Assistants will Receive their degrees from Nova Southeastern University

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The first graduating class of Physician Assistants (PAs) from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Jacksonville Student Educational Center will graduate Aug. 28 helping to meet the healthcare needs of Jacksonville residents.


Tampa Bay’s First Graduating Class of Anesthesiologist Assistants will Receive their Degrees from Nova Southeastern University

The first ever Anesthesiologist Assistants (AA) students from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Tampa Student Educational Center will graduate on Aug. 28, helping to meet the healthcare needs of Tampa Bay residents.


Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos to Speak at NSU Commencement

More than 600 students from NSU’s College of Health and Nursing programs will receive their degrees during a 2 p.m. ceremony at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise. The college will graduate students from the nursing, occupational therapy, anesthesiologist assistant, vascular sonography, audiology, physician assistant, health science, and cardiovascular sonography programs.


Nova Southeastern University Receives Seized Corals from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Scientists from the Oceanographic Center’s National Coral Reef Institute (NCRI) will be examining 22 pallets of confiscated corals for research, educational, and outreach purposes.


Nova Southeastern University Opens High-Tech Nursing Laboratory in Miami

The lab will house four high-tech robotic simulators placed in hospital beds that simulate a full functioning hospital, including a baby and birthing mother.


Sales Education Foundation Names Nova Southeastern University ‘Top Sales Program’

Nova Southeastern University’s (Nova) Huizenga Sales Institute has been named one of the Sales Education Foundation’s (SEF) “Top University Sales Programs for 2011.”


Computer Sciences School Hosts Accelerated Admissions Day, Aug. 1

Now is the time to apply to Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences for the Master of Science degree program. We will be hosting an “Accelerated Admissions Day” on Monday, Aug. 1 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Prospective students can complete multiple tasks at this…


Huizenga Business School Executive Named President of Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra

J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., Executive Associate Dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University (Nova), has been named President of the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra, the symphony announced this week.


Jacqueline A. Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, Appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Nova Southeastern University

Jacqueline A. Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Nova Southeastern University (Nova). The announcement was made today by Nova President and Chief Executive Officer George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D.


Nova Southeastern University Rated One of Top 20 Colleges Nationwide Committed to Community Service

“It’s great to be recognized for all the service we do in the community,” said Nova’s President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. “We participate in a myriad of community service projects ranging from protecting local marine life, to hosting health care assessments to hosting non-profit fundraising walks and runs on our main campus. We are also involved in the community at our seven Student Educational Centers throughout Florida and the Bahamas.”


Nova Southeastern University Health Science Students Organize Community-Wide Used Cell Phone Drive To Support Crisis Center Of Tampa Bay

Tampa, FLA – Students from Nova Southeastern University’s (Nova) Doctor of Health Science (DHSc) program are working together to collect used cell phones to benefit The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. In turn, the Center uses the phones to help families who are victims of violence, abuse or neglect.


Nova Southeastern University Researcher Invents Software to Predict Lionfish Invasion

A Nova Southeastern University (Nova) researcher has invented software that helps predict invasion patterns of the lionfish, a predatory specie that has invaded South Florida’s coastal waters as well as the Loxahatchee River.


NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Receives $100,000 from Guy Harvey

The funding will be used to support the ongoing research projects at the GHRI, which is run by NSU Oceanographic Center Professor Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. The GHRI conducts high quality, solution-oriented basic and applied scientific research needed for effective conservation, biodiversity maintenance, restoration, and understanding of the world’s wild fishes.


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