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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’s Unity Week to Celebrate Diversity and Encourage Peace

Nova Southeastern University will hold its annual Unity Week from Jan. 20-23 with activities and events designed to celebrate diversity, create peace and foster community support.

Below are some of the highlights of Unity Week 2009. Events are free and open to the public and will be held on NSU’s main campus (3301 College Ave.). More information on these and other Unity Week 2009 events can be found at http://www.nova.edu/studentleadership/unityweek/.


Nova Southeastern University to host National Immunization Conference

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine will host a national conference on immunization on Jan. 30 and 31.

Titled “Protecting Our Next Generation, Ages 0-3,” the conference will feature nationally recognized authorities discussing the importance of vaccinating children to prevent treatable infections. The conference will also be discussing drowning prevention for toddlers, new strategies to prevent respiratory syncytial virus and training techniques to recognize and diagnose autism spectrum disorders in children.


Nova Southeastern University Welcomes Tony Award Nominee Christine Andreas

ova Southeastern University (NSU) will host two evenings of performances with lyric soprano and two time Tony Award Nominee Christine Andreas.

Andreas will perform Feb. 6 and 7 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center located on NSU’s main campus at 3301 College Ave in Davie.


Nova Southeastern University Welcomes Jack Kevorkian, M.D.

he Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host an evening with Jack Kevorkian, M.D., the controversial physician who assisted his patients in committing suicide.

Kevorkian will speak on Thursday, Feb. 5, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., at the University Center on NSU’s Davie campus. As part of the college’s Distinguished Speakers Series, Kevorkian will speak on “Assisted Suicide” and the “Right to Die”,corresponding with the college’s 2008-2009 academic theme of “Life and Death.”


Famous NSU University School Alumni Star in Unprecedented Performing Arts ReUnion Show on Dec. 27

University School of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will present the Performing Arts Alumni ReUnion Show: The Tradition Continues starring former students including famous alumni Seth Gabel and Josh Gad on Saturday, Dec. 27.


NSU Set To Host Sunshine State Conference Basketball Championships

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host the semifinals and championship games of the 2008-2009 Sunshine State Conference (SSC) men’s and women’s basketball tournament.


Fifth Annual Carrie P. Meek Outstanding Education Leadership Achievement Awards Honors Exemplary Community Members

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Black Heritage Council will celebrate Black History Month with the Fifth Annual Carrie P. Meek Outstanding Education Leadership Achievement Award Ceremony, a salute to exemplary community members who continuously and positively impact the lives of African Americans in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.


NSU Students, Staff to Start New Year with “NSU’s Biggest Loser” Weight-Loss Challenge

Selected students and staff at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will begin the new year with a challenge to lose weight and get in shape as NSU’s Biggest Loser returns.


NSU to Honor Lorraine Thomas with President’s Community Award at Celebration of Excellence

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will award Lorraine Thomas with the university’s highest honor, the President’s Community Award, at NSU’s annual Celebration of Excellence on Jan. 22 at 6 p.m.


Eola Capital, an Orlando-based real-estate investment company, has signed an 81,500-square-foot, 10-year lease at Sabal Corporate Center with Nova Southeastern University, Inc. (NSU).


Randolph Pohlman to Leave Dean Position at Nova Southeastern University’s Business School

Randolph A. Pohlman, Ph.D., has announced that he will leave his position as dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale to return to the faculty.


Nova Southeastern University to Open New Pediatric Dental Clinic

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will open a new pediatric dental clinic at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 16.


Two Florida Drug Inspectors Receive National Patient Safety Award from Nova Southeastern University

Two Florida drug inspectors received the 1st annual Stephanie F. Aleong, J.D., National Patient Safety Award from Nova Southeastern University last month.


Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division Chancellor Fred Lippman Elected Chairman of the Board of Governors of Palmetto General Hospital

Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., Chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division, has been elected to serve as the chairman of Palmetto General Hospital’s Board of Governors. He will serve his one-year term in 2009.


NSU Offers Tampa Area’s First Ever Anesthesiologist Assistant Program

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced plans this week to offer its anesthesiologist assistant (AA) program in Tampa beginning in June 2009. This will be the first-ever anesthesiologist assistant program in the Tampa area.


Miami-Dade Students, Educators & Community Leaders Honored at Nova Southeastern University’s 11th Annual Cervantes Awards

More than two dozen Miami-Dade County students and educators were recently honored at the 11th Annual Cervantes Awards for Hispanic Education, hosted by Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Fischler School of Education and Human Services and its Hispanic Advisory Board.


NSU President Ray Ferrero Named Chairman of the Board for Broward Alliance

Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D. , president of Nova Southeastern University, was named Chairman of the Board for The Broward Alliance for the fiscal year 2009. The announcement was made at The Broward Alliance’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 13, 2008.


NSU Students to Host Nursing Home Residents for “Senior Prom”

Students from Nova Southeastern University will host residents from the Harbor Beach Nursing Home for a night of dinner and dancing at the annual “Senior Prom” on Tuesday, Dec. 2.


NSU Students to Showcase Talents at First-Ever “NSU’s Got Talent”

Students at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will put their talents on display at the inaugural NSU’s Got Talent competition on Nov. 20-21.


NSU President Ray Ferrero Named Chairman of the Board for Broward Alliance

Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D. , president of Nova Southeastern University, was named Chairman of the Board for The Broward Alliance for the fiscal year 2009. The announcement was made at The Broward Alliance’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 13, 2008.


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