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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

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Series of FREE Events at NSU – Sept. 15 to Nov. 1

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will recognize Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) by celebrating and learning about the Latin culture through a series of events for children, adults and families throughout the fall.

One highlight of the series will be the FREE Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 1-3 p.m. It will feature a meet-and-greet with a favorite Explorer-Gal, authentic mariachi music by Mariachi Pancho Villa and the storytelling performance of Pura Belpré Award-winning author Lucia Gonzalez.


Michael Fields Named Dean of NSU’s Business School

Michael Fields, Ph.D, has been named dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The announcement was made today by NSU President Ray Ferrero, Jr.

In his role, Fields will serve as the chief academic and administrative officer of NSU’s business school.


Two Day Party & Movie Marathon Countdown to Release of “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” – July 15 & 16

Potter-maniacs can rejoice because after being delayed last fall, “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” – the sixth film in the series modeled after J.K. Rowling’s hugely successful books – is finally being released on Wed. July 15.


Nova Southeastern University Offers Reduced Tuition to Assist Veterans in Receiving College Education

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Ray Ferrero, Jr., has announced the university’s participation in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Yellow Ribbon Program. Under this program, eligible veterans can attend NSU at a significantly reduced cost.


Teens from Around the Country Create & Perform Original Theatrical Productions Exploring Life & Death – June 26 to July 31

This summer, as a part of the Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts based at NSU, an impressive array of young adults from around the country have been working passionately to write, compose, and choreograph thought-provoking original theatrical productions.


Nova Southeastern University Expands Higher Education Center in Tampa Bay New Facility to Create 30 New Jobs and More Educational Degree Programs

Nova Southeastern University is expanding its academic operations in the Tampa Bay area, creating at least 30 new jobs and more degree programs for 2,000 students.


Learn New Digital Skills this Summer with the Alvin Sherman Library’s Computer Camp for Adults

Learn new and enhance existing digital skills this summer with Computer Camp for Adults classes offered June 10 through Aug. 12 at NSUs Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd.


Nova Southeastern University’s Youngest Students Ready To Graduate Children With Autism Ready For Kindergarten

The Mailman Segal Institute’s Baudhuin Preschool, a school for children with autism, will hold graduation ceremonies Wednesday and Thursday, June 3-4 for students leaving the program to enter kindergarten.


Former Essence Magazine Editor to Address Graduates of NSU’S Fischler School of Education and Human Services

Susan L. Taylor, editor emerita of Essence magazine and founder of National CARES Mentoring Movement, will deliver the keynote address during the 2009 commencement ceremony for NSU Fischler School of Education and Human Services on Saturday, June 20.


Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz advocates Comprehensive Healthcare for all Americans during NSU Commencement address

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Weston) urged Congress to pass healthcare legislation that ensures all Americans will receive health coverage. Wasserman Schultz’ remarks came during her Nova Southeastern University commencement address on Sunday.


The Book as Art: Learn to Make a Book at the Alvin Sherman Library – June 7 & 14

Award-winning book artist Tennille Shuster will teach about fold books, and host two workshop where participants can pick their favorite model and create their own books at NSU.


8th Annual Free Summer of Fun Kicks Off With Creativity Carnival at Alvin Sherman Library – Sat. June 6

Have a blast this summer without spending a dime by making the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Technology Center at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) your one-stop-shop for fun activities for all ages.


Explore the Life of One of America’s Most Notable Presidents – Series Starts June 1

Why wait for Independence Day to show your patriotic spirit? Celebrate early by joining Lincoln enthusiasts this summer as they read excerpts of essays, speeches, poems, plays, fiction, and nonfiction about Abraham Lincoln, his life, his achievements, and his legacy at the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Technology Center at NSU.


Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to speak at Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division Commencement

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Weston) will be the keynote speaker at Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division’s commencement on Sunday, May 24.


Virtual School Education Summit Provides Forum for Educators Trying to Meet Florida’s New “Virtual Instruction” Mandate – May 29

Are Florida educators ready to establish online schools that can take K-12 instruction to the next virtual level? NSU and its Fischler School of Education and Human Services hopes to help area superintendents and their school leaders answer that question by hosting a free Virtual School Education Summit,


NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center to Hold Commencement on May 9

The Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University will hold its 2009 commencement ceremony for 228 graduates and their families on Saturday, May 9, at 4 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla.


NSU Ranks No. 1 in Doctoral Degrees Awarded to Hispanics

NSU ranks first in the nation in the number of doctoral degrees awarded to Hispanics and the number of first professional degrees awarded to Hispanics, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s Top 100 Colleges for Hispanics 2009 edition published this month


NSU’s Mailman Segal Institute Partners with Whole Foods Market to Provide Parenting Workshops

The MSI for Early Childhood Studies at NSU is partnering with Whole Foods Market in a collaborative series of parent workshops developed to teach parents practical skills for fostering healthy child development and behavior.


Nova Southeastern University will Reopen its Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies on Wednesday – May 6

Nova Southeastern University will reopen its Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies on Wednesday, May 6 after the facility was thoroughly cleaned as a precaution.


Veteran Fundraisers Join Institutional Advancement Team at Nova Southeastern University

Two veteran fundraisers with 55 years combined in the nonprofit sector have joined NSU’s office of institutional advancement. The announcement was made by Joanne Ferchland-Parella, NSU’s vice president of institutional advancement.


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