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Nova Southeastern University to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with “Sabor de NSU”

Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, FL. – Nova Southeastern University will recognize Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) by celebrating and learning about the Latin culture through a series of events titled Sabor de NSU.

Below is a listing of events during Sabor de NSU, which translates to Flavor of NSU. All events are free and open to the public and will be held on NSU’s main campus (3301 College Ave.). More information on Sabor de NSU events can be found at http://www.huizenga.nova.edu/hispanicfest/.

Sept. 15: Islamic Influence on Spanish and Latin Culture (6-8 p.m.)
Muslim and Hispanic community leaders will discuss the shared Islamic heritage of Spanish and Latin cultures. The event is being sponsored by NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Muslim American Society.
Location: Carl DeSantis Building, Room 1048-49

Sept. 19: Benefit Bash 2008 (7:30-11 p.m.)
Latin music and dance performed by NSU student groups and local acts will promote awareness of Latin culture while raising funds for Clinica Luz del Mundo. The event is free but a donation of $3 is requested. Clinica Luz del Mundo (Light of the World Clinic) was established in 1989 in Oakland Park by Dr. Erwin M. Vasquez and other community leaders to provide healthcare to children and families who lack insurance or other financial resources to afford medical care. The event is being sponsored by NSU’s Multicultural Affairs.
Location: Flight Deck in the University Center

Oct. 6: Lunch and Learn with Frank Kelly’s Unleash Your Ace® (12-3 p.m.)
Motivational speaker Frank Kelly, who helped launch Project Vacant Streets to help homeless people into the workforce, will inspire student and community leaders and take action. Kelly encourages audiences to “Unleash their ACE”, an acronym for Attitude, Communication skills and Exterior image, in order to make a lasting impression. The event is sponsored by NSU’s Graduate Business Student Association and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs.
Location: Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium

Oct. 8: Un Dia de Salud Multicultural/A Day of Multicultural Health (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
A panel of distinguished speakers will discuss the cultural barriers encountered in providing medical care to the Latin population, including how the medical community is handling the increase in illegal non-English speaking Hispanic immigrants. Speakers will include Dr. Erwing Vasquez, founder of the Light of the World Clinic, and Dr. Joe Greer, founder of Camillus Health Concern, which provides health-care services to homeless and low-income populations in Miami-Dade County.
Location: Terry Building in the Health Professions Division, Executive Dining Hall

Media Contact:
Alan Hancock, NSU Office of Public Affairs
(954) 262-5385 Office, hancocka@nova.edu