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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

NSU In The News

The Oceanographic Center is a part of a research consortium that’s using a $112.5-million research grant

The Oceanographic Center is a part of a research consortium that’s using a $112.5-million research grant to investigate the fate of petroleum in the environment from the Deepwater Horizon, the impacts of the spill, and the development of new tools and technology for responding to future spills and improving mitigation and restoration.


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine expands its affiliated medical residency programs

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine expands its affiliated medical residency programs at Broward General Medical Center, Palmetto General Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Miami Children’s Hospitals.


Researchers from NSU’s Occupational Therapy Department are using iPads to treat disabled patients

Researchers from NSU’s Occupational Therapy Department are using iPads to treat disabled patients who suffer from spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. Yahoo! News and CBS 4 covered the story.


The Oceanographic Center recently received confiscated endangered corals worth up to $1 million

The Oceanographic Center recently received confiscated endangered corals worth up to $1 million from two federal agencies —- U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service —- for research and educational outreach display.


Five hot career programs to make you more employable in South Florida

As hacker attacks increase, the demand will rise for experts in information security, said Eric Ackerman, assistant dean and director of the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences at Nova Southeastern University.


Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., and Albert Williams, Ph.D., participated in a roundtable discussion

Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., and Albert Williams, Ph.D., participated in a roundtable discussion about the Aftermath of the S&P Downgrade and the U.S. economy on PBS WPBT Channel 2’s Issues with Helen Ferré on Friday, August 12 and Sunday August 14.


Marti Snyder, Ph.D., was featured in an August 12 MyEducation.com article on “How Back-To-School Season Differs For Online Students,”

Online students typically don’t need the must-haves that traditional students have on their back-to-school checklists. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to prepare for online learning. Your back-to-school preparations will help you succeed in the virtual world and make the best of the flexibility of being an online student.


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.


Public defender wants contract of ‘Police Women of Broward County’ star

Nova Southeastern University law professor Bruce Rogow, a veteran criminal defense lawyer agrees.
“They are entitled when the contract relates specifically to the officer who makes the arrest,” Rogow told Broward Bulldog. “The state should make arrangements to get it.”


‘Core values’ help workers pull together at Sunrise employer

For core values to be embraced by an organization, leadership’s role is critical, says Robert Preziosi, chairman of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. “The CEO has to embody the values. It is how you behave, but it’s also standing up with employees and talking about the values.”


Travisano Appointment as NSU Senior VP and COO Draws Media Attention

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.


S. Florida Professor Explains Trickle Down Effect Of Debt Debate

“It is scary to some degree,” said Dr. Albert Williams, chair of finance and economics at Nova Southeastern University. “When we look at all of the potential negatives, we need to get this ceiling increased, at least for the short term.”


Dustin Berna, Ph.D., SHSS Faculty Interviewed by NBC 6 on Hugo Chavez’s Health and Impact on Upcoming Elections

Berna is a political scientist who has an interest in political systems and regimes and their impact on domestic and global affairs.


Charles Zelden, Ph.D., Discusses Rise in Hispanic Population vs. Relatively Low Percentage of Hispanics Serving as Elected Officials

Zelden shares his views on successful campaign strategies for Hispanic candidates.


Nova promotes Brown to vice president

Stephanie G. Brown, has been promoted to vice president of Enrollment and Student Services at Nova Southeastern University, Nova Chancellor Ray Ferrero Jr. announced.


Robert C. Preziosi, D.P.A., Featured in the Sun-Sentinel

Dr. Bob Preziosi, chairman of the Department of Management at Nova Southeastern University’s School of Business, said history shows that small businesses can survive in the face of competition from big corporations, provided they adapt to the new environment.


Professor Robert Jarvis, J.D. Quoted in Pensacola News Herald

Robert Jarvis, a professor at the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University who has followed the controversy surrounding such machines for a decade, said the shut downs in Bay and Jackson Counties are on par with what’s happened in other counties around the state.


Scott Poland, Ed.D., discusses bullying in South Florida schools on WLRN Segment — Under the Sun

Poland shares his perspectives on bullying and how So Florida schools compare to the rest of the country.


Charlie Pettijohn, D.B.A., participated in a half-hour radio show today at noon discussing the Huizenga Sales Institute and its programs.

Director of Sales Programs & Institute at Nova Southeastern University Charles E. Pettijohn, D.B.A. Achieve Your Goals at One of the Nation’s Top Online MBA & Certificate Sales Programs “Sales are more about the other person in the room than the salesman. People aren’t focused enough on interpersonal skills.”


Minimum Wage Rises, Albert Williams, Ph.D. Discusses Impact on CBS 4-Miami

Albert Williams, Ph.D. was interviewed on the actual impact of the June 1, 2011 minimum wage raise from $7.25 to $7.31/hour.


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