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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
communications@nova.edu

News Releases

Meline Kevorkian, NSU Expert on Bullying Prevention, is a Featured Author at Annual LitLIVE! Event – Sat. March 21

Renowned bullying prevention and school safety expert, Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., will be one of the featured authors at LitLIVE!, part of the 21st edition of Literary Feast.

LitLIVE! will bring 24 acclaimed authors to Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 21. Authors will meet thousands of book lovers throughout the day at panel discussions, lectures, book sales and signings at the Alvin Sherman Library, 3301 College Ave. in Davie. The event is free and open to the public.


Nova Southeastern University Identifies 10 Hot Jobs in Sluggish Economy

Even though South Florida and the rest of the nation is struggling with a recession, there are still plenty of jobs in high demand. Nova Southeastern University has recently identified 10 of them.


Summer Fun Camp! At Nova Southeastern University’s Mailman Segal Institute

Nova Southeastern University’s Mailman Segal Institute (MSI), Summer Fun Camp! for children ages 2-5 is now open for registration.

The interactive camp begins Monday, June 8 offering half day and full day options with three sessions for you to choose from.


Gear Up for “A Night at the Races” to Benefit NSU’s University School

After this night at the races, everyone will go home a winner. That’s because at University School of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) “A Night at the Races” fundraiser, everyone will have the chance to make a lasting contribution to our children’s educational future.

“A Night at the Races” is University School’s 18th annual Main Event fundraiser, which will be held on Wednesday, March 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Christine Lee’s restaurant.


NSU Adopts Tobacco Use Cessation Policy

Following the lead of Governor Charlie Crist who proclaimed February 27 through March 7 as Tobacco Free Florida Week, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has adopted a smoking restriction policy to promote healthy lifestyles and ensure clean air around campus buildings while greatly reducing exposure to secondhand smoke. A “Healthy Sharks” initiative to support the policy will begin this July. (The University’s mascot is the Shark.)


Begin the Quest to Uncover Your Ancestors and Discover Your Roots at Second Annual Free Genealogy Fair – May 2

Next time someone asks you “Who do you think you are?” make sure you have a great answer by beginning your ancestral quest to uncover your roots.

To aid budding and expert genealogical adventurers alike, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center will host its Second Annual Genealogy Fair on Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NSU’s main campus, 3301 College Ave. in Davie.


Nova Southeastern University Students to Raise Money for Abused and Neglected Children

Nova Southeastern University physician assistant students will be selling concessions at Boston Red Sox spring training games to raise money for abused and neglected children.

The students will be raising up to $35,000 for the Tender Loving Care Christian Children’s Home, a nonprofit that provides shelter for children who have been moved out of their homes because of abuse, neglect, abandonment or mental health concerns. TLC offers these children a last place resort before they enter the care of the state Department of Children and Families.


Fourth Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K Run/Walk for Special Olympics Broward County Takes Place Feb. 15

The fourth annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K Run/Walk benefiting Special Olympics Broward County will be held on Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) main campus at 3301 College Ave. in Davie on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009.

The race starts at 8 a.m., with registration and packet pickup from 6:15-7:55 a.m. in the Miniaci Courtyard next to the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Carl DeSantis building.

Runners and walkers of all ages will compete for prizes while raising funds for the 1,000 athletes of Special Olympics Broward County. Local Special Olympics athletes will also be on hand to cheer on runners and present medals.


Former Presidential Candidates to Speak at NSU Law Center

Two groundbreaking United States presidential candidates will participate in a presentation on Thursday, March 26, at 6 p.m. at the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center.

George S. McGovern and John B. Anderson will speak and answer questions on their careers in politics and beyond at the event titled “Turning the Inside Out: A Conversation with George McGovern and John Anderson.” Following the presentation, McGovern will hold a book signing of his recently released book Abraham Lincoln.


Nova Southeastern University Makes Major Gift Announcement, Names University Center

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced today the naming of its 366,000 square-foot University Center in honor of businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist Don Taft in recognition of a gift from The Taft Foundation. NSU President Ray Ferrero Jr., J.D., made the announcement during homecoming ceremonies Wednesday evening.


Circle of Friends Hosts “State of the University” Address with NSU President Ray Ferrero, Jr. as Keynote Speaker

The Circle of Friends of the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center recently hosted their annual State of the University Address with NSU President Ray Ferrero, Jr. as the keynote speaker. During his address, President Ferrero stressed the importance of NSU’s core missions of academic excellence, research and service to children and talked about the community service and outreach the university provides at the county, state, national and international levels.


NSU Business School to Host T. Boone Pickens and Mike Jackson for Town Hall Meeting

Mike Jackson, chairman and chief executive officer of AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer, and T. Boone Pickens, chairman of BP Capital Management, will jointly hold a town hall meeting at Nova Southeastern University’s main campus on Feb. 17 to discuss America’s current and future energy situation.


Low-income children to receive free dental services from Nova Southeastern University

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. — Up to 100 low-income children will receive free dental services on Saturday, Feb. 7, from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine. Known as “Give Kids a Smile”, the event will provide services such as X-rays, exams, cleaning, prophylaxis, fluoride treatment, sealants and restorations to children…


President of International War Crimes Tribunal to Speak at NSU Law Center

The Honorable Judge Patrick L. Robinson of Jamaica, president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), will speak at the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center on Feb. 14, 2009, as part of the university’s celebration of Black History Month. The event is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Law Programs and the Inter-American Center for Human Rights of NSU Law Center, the Latin American Caribbean Forum of NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Consul General of Jamaica and Unique Creations, Inc.


Experience the Florida Film Premiere of My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black

The Florida film premiere and a discussion of My Nappy Roots: A Journey through Black Hair-itage, will take place in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Carl DeSantis Building’s Knight Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.

My Nappy Roots is the award winning documentary on black hair featuring Kim Fields, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Vivica A. Fox. Connect with the film’s director, Regina Kimbell, fans and a panel of experts during a community discussion on the historical, professional and personal accounts of the black hair journey.


NSU’s Fischler School Helps 70 Inner-City Miami-Dade Elementary Students Get Fired Up With Miami HEAT Tickets

Seventy students from three inner-city Miami-Dade County elementary schools will experience first-hand how good grades can pay off when Miami HEAT mascot Burnie visits with representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) to hand out HEAT tickets to honor roll students.


Nova Southeastern University Honors Black History Month with Range of Inspiring and Entertaining Events

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Black History Month 2009 through a variety of activities including engaging art exhibitions and dance performances, award winning film screenings, dynamic speakers and compelling educational workshops and discussions.


Nova Southeastern University Receives $67,000 Grant to Provide Free Dental Services to 400 Miami-Dade County Schoolchildren

Hundreds of underserved elementary school students in Miami-Dade County will receive free dental services from Nova Southeastern University (NSU).

NSU’s College of Dental Medicine announced Thursday that it will use a $67,000 grant from the Dr. John. T. Macdonald Foundation Inc. to provide dental services such as fluoride application and oral hygiene instruction to 400 second-grade students. NSU is partnering with the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine to provide the dental services.


Project STATIC (Stop Texting and Talking In Cars) Brings Driving Simulators to NSU’s University School

Rocky Kaller, a high school student at University School, created the STATIC (Stop Texting And Talking In Cars) initiative to make people aware of the dangers involved with texting and telephoning while driving a car.

One of the ways Kaller helped make his fellow University School drivers aware was by bringing in driving simulators on Jan. 22 and 23 so the students could see first-hand how texting impairs driving. Now the public can come to University School from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4 to experience the simulators, too.


Power Will Be Revealed at Unveiling of Nova Southeastern University’s 2009 African Presence Art Exhibition

Art and artifacts depicting concepts of power from the rich cultural heritage of Africa will be on view from Feb. 4 through March 18, 2009 in the Second Floor Gallery of the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center, located on Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) main campus at 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Boulevard in Davie.


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