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NSU Ranks No. 1 in Awarding Doctoral Degrees to Hispanics

Nova Southeastern University ranks first in the nation in the number of doctoral degrees awarded to Hispanics and ranks second in master’s degrees, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s Top 100 Colleges for Hispanics 2008 edition.

NSU also ranks first in the number of Hispanic women enrolled at the graduate level and is third in the overall number of Hispanics enrolled in graduate school.

NSU’s Newest Residence Halls to Open July 28

Nova Southeastern University’s newest residence hall – the Rolling Hills Graduate Apartments – will open to students for the first time on July 28.

The Rolling Hills Graduate Apartments will house 373 beds in two buildings – a seven-story building with 236 beds and a three-story building with 137 beds – and is located one mile west of the main NSU campus in Davie.

Federal Funding for Coral Reef Research Presented to Nova Southeastern University

On July 7, U.S. Congressman Ron Klein (D-FL) presented Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Oceanographic Center Dean Richard Dodge, Ph.D., and NSU Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer George Hanbury, Ph.D., with a check representing 2008 federal funding for the National Coral Reef Institute (NCRI), located at NSU’s Oceanographic Center.

Nova Southeastern University wins Telly Awards

Dateline Health, Nova Southeastern University’s public service show, won a Bronze Telly Award at the 29th Annual Telly Awards. Dateline Health won in the video/film category.

Telly Awards is a national and international competition and that receives over 14,000 entries annually from all 50 states and many foreign countries, according to its website. The awards honor the top local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web, according to its website.

World-Class Opportunities to Learn about Coral Reefs in Broward County

The whole world is celebrating the International Year of the Reef 2008 (, and this summer there is no better place to learn about coral reefs than Broward County!

From July 7 to 11, the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS), the world’s largest conference devoted to coral reef science will be at the Broward County Convention Center. Held every four years, this scientific meeting is sanctioned by the International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS).

Nova Southeastern University Welcomes Ofer Bavly Israeli Consulate General to Florida and Puerto Rico

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host Ofer Bavly, Consul General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico, Monday, June 29 at 6 p.m.

New Jersey Commission Grants Licensure to Nova Southeastern University

The Fischler School of Education and Human Services of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), the largest school of education at a not-for-profit accredited university in the United States, has been granted licensure by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education.

Athornia Steele Named Dean of Nova Southeastern University’s Law School

Athornia Steele has been named dean of the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The announcement was made today by NSU President Ray Ferrero, Jr.

NSU’s Criminal Justice Institute to Graduate First Executive Leadership Class from Palm Beach County

Thirteen law enforcement and public safety officers will graduate from an Executive Leadership Program conducted by Nova Southeastern University’s Criminal Justice Institute at a ceremony in Palm Beach Gardens on June 18.

Nova Southeastern University Offers Aid to Iowa Flood Victims

Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Bioterrorism and All-Hazards Preparedness (CBAP) dispatched a disaster management official to Iowa this week to help flood victims recover and rebuild their lives.

Nova Southeastern University to host panel discussion on President Obama’s trip to Ghana

Nova Southeastern University will be hosting a thought-provoking panel discussion on Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. to discuss President Barack Obama’s upcoming trip to Ghana.

Former Congressman John Kasich to Deliver Address at Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate Commencement

Named one of the “100 people for the 21st Century” by Newsweek magazine, former Congressman John Kasich will deliver the keynote address during the 2009 graduate commencement ceremony for NSU on Saturday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m.

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Prepares for Medical Mission to Jamaica

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. —- On June 11, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) will send over 130 volunteers to rural areas of Jamaica to participate in a 10-day humanitarian effort to provide health care services to the community. The volunteer medical group comprises 42 practitioners and 90 students…

$5 Million Grant to Expand Success of Florida School Choice Resource Center U.S. Department of Education Awards Nova Southeastern University

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $5 million grant to Nova Southeastern University’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services (FSEHS).

NSU Business School Professor Named Fulbright Scholar

Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., an associate professor of public administration at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), has been named a Fulbright scholar for 2008-2009 by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) in concert with the Fulbright Commission of Ireland.

Florida Department of Health Secretary Ana Viamonte Ros to speak at Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division Commencement

Florida Department of Health Secretary Ana M. Viamonte Ros, M.D., M.P.H., will serve as commencement speaker at NSU’s Health Professions Division’s graduation on Sunday, May 25.

NSU College of Pharmacy Students to Raise Money for Earthquake Relief in China

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy students have started a relief fund to raise money for the victims of the recent 7.9-magnitude earthquake in China.

NSU Adjunct Professor Receives Presidential Appointment to Department of Homeland Security

Thomas Cairns, D.B.A., an adjunct professor in the Nova Southeastern University H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was appointed by President George W. Bush to the position of chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security.

Nova Southeastern University and The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation joined forces for nursing scholarships and genetics education

Nova Southeastern University’s Nursing Department announced the receipt of a generous scholarship grant from The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation for nursing scholarships and genetics education, officials said Thursday.

Nova Southeastern University will provide free dental services to more than 600 Broward County children and adults

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced Tuesday it received a $256,145 grant from Health Foundation of South Florida to provide oral health services to more than 600 uninsured children and adults in south Broward County. With this grant support, NSU plans to provide dental services for two years beginning in the fall.

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