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Recipients Announced for President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant & Quality of Life Awards

Faculty members of the Grant Reviewer Panels for the 14th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grants Awards.

The 14th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 11th Annual Quality of Life Awards ceremony was recently held in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus.

NSU President George Hanbury and Vice President for the Office of Research and Technology Transfer Gary Margules recognized 37 research projects that received PFRDG awards of up to $10,000 each for fiscal year 2014. They also recognized the dedication and innovation of 122 faculty members and 82 students from the 15 academic units who submitted a total of 62 PFRDG proposals.

The president thanked faculty members as well as Broward County Community Partners who represented the Quality of Life project submissions including the Outstanding Community Partner of the Year – Broward County Public Schools – which was accepted by Superintendent Robert Runcie.

There were three Quality of Life awards of up to $10,000 presented in the areas of Criminal Justice, Elderly Services, and Children and Families for fiscal year 2014.

Photographs and a complete list of winning submissions and participants can be viewed at: and