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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.

New Nova Business Program Goes Military

The Huizenga School of Business at Nova Southeastern University is offering a unique opportunity for military veterans by assisting them from transitioning from military to civilian life.

Bob Jarvis, J.D., quoted in Palm Beach Post About Broward Chief Judge Joining Foreclosure Firm

Bob Jarvis, a law and legal ethics professor at Nova Southeastern University, said he’s surprised a chief judge would go to a firm that has suffered such turmoil.

“Typically when judges resign, they go to more prestigious law firms and firms that don’t have this sort of taint,” Jarvis said. “It seems odd. On the other hand, maybe he is really interested in foreclosure work.”

Bob Jarvis, J.D., Speaks to New Times About Dalia Dippolito Guilty Verdict

When Dalia Dippolito’s trial began on charges that she tried to have her husband killed, her defense attorney dropped a bombshell. Attorney Michael Salnick claimed in opening statements that Dalia’s husband, Michael, had planned the whole thing in an attempt to get on reality TV.

Floods Bring Maze of Problems for Miami

The flood will go away but the higher prices will come later,” said Albert Williams, a professor at Nova Southeastern University.

Williams said that everything has an optimal planting season, and as millions of seeds float down the river, millions of people across the country will be affected.

Judge is a Law Center Alum

Broward County Circuit Court Judge Marrilee Ehrlich offers juvenile offenders on probation the chance to do poetry for their required community service hours. On Friday, May 6, 2011, a number of them read poetry or essays in court to get their credit – and Judge Ehrlich gave them an example of her own when she stripped off her robes and performed a rap she wrote.

Professor Albert Williams quoted on telephone regulation

Florida Governor Rick Scott is pushing a similar deregulation of landline telephone service, arguing that increased competition will lead to lower prices for consumers. But there is substantial opposition. AARP opposes the measure, saying it will lead to higher-priced services for seniors. “Deregulation is theoretically a good thing but theory and practice are many times not the same,” warns Albert Williams, a finance professor at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship in Fort Lauderdale.

George “Guayabera King” Feldenkreis keynotes Entrepreneur Summit

Dr. Tom Tworoger, chair of the Entrepreneurship Department at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship will present next Tuesday, May 10th at the Entrepreneur Summit 2011, presented by Hispanic Unity of Florida. Read all about it in today’s Sun-Sentinel!

NSU to Launch New Physical Therapy Program in Tampa

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Allied Health and Nursing will launch a new physical therapy program at the Tampa Student Educational Center with a grand opening on Wednesday, April 27. Here’s the story in the Brandon Patch.

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library featured by Sun-Sentinel for its Teen Tech Week

Sun-Sentinel’s Community News section recently featured NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library and its Teen Tech Week activities.

NSU Computer Sciences expert interviewed by NBC 6 about email privacy issues

An NSU computer science expert was recently featured by WTVJ NBC 6 in a story about the Epsilon marketing email privacy breaches affecting customers of Walgreens, Target, citi, Chase and many other top businesses.

Shari Saperstein, director of NSU’s Office of Career Development, on the “dos and don’ts” of using social media during a job search

Shari Saperstein, director of NSU’s Office of Career Development, was recently featured in a Money Talks News video about the “dos and don’ts” of using social media during a job search.

NSU student group collects ponytails for Locks of Love, and receives coverage from several local media outlets

NSU student group Locks for a Cause, founded by cancer survivor and NSU freshman Lesly Viera, held its first event, “For Hair’s Sake” at NSU on April 17 to collect ponytails for Locks of Love.

6th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to benefit Special Olympics Broward County at NSU reveives media coverage from multiple outlets

On May 1, NSU will host the 6th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics.

NSU’s relief efforts for Japan featured by multiple local media outlets

In response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, NSU’s Office of International Affairs, the Nova International Student Association (NISA), and other campus organizations have been working closely with the Consulate General of Japan in Miami to coordinate relief efforts. Several media outlets have covered NSU’s March 31 vigil and the April 18 “Stand Up for Japan: A Comedy Jam” fundraising events.

Professor Bob Jarvis of Nova Southeastern University Law Center quoted in the Orlando Sentinel

The Casey Anthony case has been a minefield for the media. The “48 Hours Mystery” this weekend, titled “Only Casey Knows,” is raising new questions about ethics in journalism and the law.

Cheryl Babcock, Director International Institute for Franchise Education and Executive Education, was featured in today’s South Florida Sun-Sentinel and revered as “South Florida’s franchising guru.”

Nova Southeastern University’s director of the International Institute for Franchise Education since its founding in September 2002, she also has held previous academic positions in franchise education in Minnesota and her native Nebraska. What’s more, she has owned two franchises: a Subway, and an EmedID, which provided medical identification devices.

Increase in Citizens’ Rates? Interim Director of Real Estate Development at NSU Michael Maxwell Interviewed on PBS

The Florida Legislature has bills in both the state House and the Senate proposing at least a 15 percent rate increase in state-run Citizens’ Property Insurance, amongst other reforms. What changes are being proposed and how would they affect the average homeowner?

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