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Pride Bite: NSU Completes SACS Accreditation Review With Flying Colors

Every 10 years, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) – the accrediting body that governs Nova Southeastern University (NSU) – performs an exhaustive review of the university in preparation for re-affirmation. In April, 2017, a team of nine reviewers visited NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus for three…


NSU-COM Wins First Place AACOM Communications Award

Scott Colton, B.A., APR, who serves as COM/HPD director of medical communications and public relations, received first-place honors in the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Excellence in Communications Awards Program. Colton earned the first-place award in the Best Feature Article category for his piece titled “Altruism…


Intramural Summer Bowling League

This summer, sign-up for the Intramural Summer Bowling League taking place on Tuesday nights. May 23–June 27, 2017 Sparez Bowling Alley, Davie $69 per player Grand Prize: Intramural Championship T-shirt Sign up today: Register on imleagues.com or email mbirch@nova.edu. HOW TO SIGN UP: 1. Sign in or create an account…


NSU Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Awarded an AAUW Community Action Grant

The Nova Southeastern University branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the recipient of a 2017-18 AAUW Community Action Grant. The grant, spearheaded by AAUW-NSU members Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Halmos College of Natural Science and Oceanography and Sheila Fabius, M.P.A., Director of…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: NSU Alumna Named Teacher of the Year by Broward County Public Schools

Eleanna Hurst, an alumna from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was named “Teacher of the Year” by the School Board of Broward County, Florida. The honor was bestowed at the district’s 2017 Caliber Awards ceremony held earlier this month at the Greater Fort Lauderdale…


CAHSS Doctoral Student was featured in the new HBO documentary Rock and a Hard Place

Alexandra Alfaro, M.S., doctoral student in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was featured as a therapist in the new HBO Documentary Rock and a Hard Place. Inspired by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s own experiences with the law as a…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at Scripps College on “Fatness and the Politics of Desirability”

Andrea Shaw Nevins, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was an invited panelist at Scripps College in Claremont, CA on March 24, 2017. The panel’s topic was, “Fatness and the Politics of Desirability.” Nevins…


CAHSS Calls for Proposals for Intellectual Conversations 2017-2018, Deadline for Abstracts: April 24

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for our Intellectual Conversations 2017-2018 series. The new theme is “Resilience and Resistance.” Intellectual Conversations is typically held monthly on a Thursday afternoon during the fall and winter terms from noon – 1…


NSU University School Students Participate in National Biomechanics Day

NSU University School-Upper School students enjoyed working with NSU faculty in the university’s first ever National Biomechanics Day! The event took place at the NSU Exercise and Sports Medicine lab. The students were divided into three groups and rotated between three lab stations which consisted of: (1) Making their own…


Congratulations to All Winners of the 19th Annual STUEY Awards

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 19th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The elbow-to-elbow event held on the night of April 13, 2017 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate partners…


Employee Wellness: Healthy Smoothie Demonstration, April 26

The Office of Human Resources and Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D., are please to present, “Smoothie Making” to all employees on Wednesday, April 26 from 12 pm- 1 pm in the HPD, Terry- 5th floor- Chancellor’s Dining room. Let’s Make Smoothies! Objectives of the Smoothie Demonstration: Learn how to use smoothies as…


NSU Cordially Invites you to Celebrate the Launch of The Women’s Success Series, April 19

Calling all NSU Lady Sharks! Join us for this extraordinary opportunity to learn from some of South Florida’s leading female executives. Learn how to start your career on the right path, or take your career to the next level. You’ll be inspired by the panel discussion and enjoy breakout sessions…


CAHSS Faculty Co-Edit book, Constructivist, Critical, and Integrative Approaches to Couples Counseling

Michael Reiter, Ph.D. and Ronald Chenail, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) have co-edited another new book titled Constructivist, Critical, and Integrative Approaches to Couples Counseling. The book, published by Routledge, explores how to conceptualize several theories around…


NIRA Team in CAHSS Receives Highest Award for Position Papers at Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) houses the Nova International Relations Association (NIRA) Model United Nations Team. The team participated in the 2017 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference (SRMUN) held in Charlotte, NC. The team represented Angola in five separate committees, including the Security Council. For…


Pre-Health Students Get Career Advice from Practitioners

On April 1, 2017, the Office of Career Development (Emilio Lorenzo) and the Halmos College of Arts and Sciences (Emily Schmitt Lavin, Ph.D.) collaborated to present the third annual Pre-Health Day. This is a day where undergraduate students participate in mock interviews with professionals complete with immediate feedback on their…


Special Invitation to Attend the Used Book Sale Pre-sale Day, April 19

Want to miss the crowds and get the best selection of books at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s 23rd Semi-Annual Used Book Sale on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 4 – 6 pm?  Well you can, by joining the Circle of Friends for NSU Alvin Sherman Library. One of the…


NSU’s J.J. Guerra Earns Spot in Elite Club 60

On Monday, April 3, Nova Southeastern University’s Juan Jose (J.J.) Guerra had a career day that will forever put his name in the records books. On Sunday, April 9 the awards continued as Golfweek named him to an elite group of 12 golfers who have earned Club 60 honors. Full…


Money Smart Week: Set Course for a Fiscally Responsible Year, April 27

The Alvin Sherman Library is holding a series of programs from April 22 – 29 in conjunction with Money Smart Week. Our goal is to provide information to help you better manage your personal finances.  Take a look at what we have in store:  INVESTMENT EDUCATION: USING RESEARCH TO MAKE…


NSU’s Jordan and Moate Named PBC Track Athletes of the Week

For the second week in a row, Nova Southeastern University track and field runners Sherrelle Jordan and Eric Moate have claimed the Peach Belt Conference’s Track Athlete of the Week awards, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday, April 11. Full Release


Miami Dolphins + NSU Host Careers in Sports Lecture Series for Students, April 19

NSU students are already enjoying the benefits of NSU’s partnership with the Miami Dolphins at Fins Football tailgates and Sunday home games. Now they can learn from the professional staff members who help make the team a success. Students are encouraged to attend the new Careers in Sports Lecture Series,…


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