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NSU’s Fischler School of Education Fires Up Students with Miami HEAT Tickets

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – On April 8, 69 students from three Miami-Dade elementary schools will experience first hand how good grades can pay off.

Last month, the Fischler School of Education and Human Services of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) recognized students from Riverside Elementary, Little River Elementary and Dunbar Elementary schools for achieving high honor roll status with free tickets to three upcoming Miami HEAT games.

The students, who are enrolled in the Miami HEAT Academy, along with teachers and administrators from each school will be recognized Tuesday night during the HEAT vs. Chicago game at the AmericanAirlines Arena. The game starts at 7:30 p.m.

“The Fischler School of Education and Human Services is a proud partner of the HEAT Academy and happy to reward students for obtaining honor roll status.,” said H. Wells Singleton, Ph.D., Education Provost and University Dean at NSU. “As an institution of higher education, we are committed to serving the academic needs of children, families, schools and communities through educational advancement and community partnerships.”

HEAT Academy, the after-school initiative of the Miami HEAT organization, provides students at the three elementary schools with supplemental instruction by certified teachers through a curriculum designed to help students improve in reading and math. The educators work five days a week for two hours a day with the students. The children enjoy theme driven activities and guest presenters which are provided by the HEAT.

About Fischler School of Education and Human Services: Serving more than 15,000 students in approximately 40 countries, Nova Southeastern University’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services is one of the largest schools of education at an accredited university in the United States. When we opened our doors more than 35 years ago, we shattered the barriers of traditional learning, causing a ripple effect that can still be felt today. Online, On-site, Or on our modern, 18-acre campus in North Miami Beach, Florida, our ideas, our approach, and our programs—found nowhere else in the nation—inspire our students to inspire the people around them to move the world.

About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 300 beautiful acres in Davie, Florida, Nova Southeastern University is a dynamic fully accredited institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs of distinction from preschool through the professional and doctoral levels. NSU has more than 26,000 students and is the sixth largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally. The university awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields, including business, counseling, computer and information sciences, education, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, various health professions, law, marine sciences, early childhood, psychology and other social sciences. For more information, visit www.nova.edu.

Media Contact:
Lourdes Rodriguez-Barrera, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5309, 954-445-1287, rodrlour@nova.edu