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Save the Date: Nova Southeastern University Convocation, Aug. 18

Save the date for Nova Southeastern University’s Convocation on Friday, August 18, 2017 in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. The ceremony begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. Convocation is a gathering of the NSU community to celebrate and recognize our incoming undergraduate students as new members…


Art Roundtable: Rosemarie Chiarlone, Aug. 15

Join Miami-based artist Rosemarie Chiarlone for a discussion focusing on the use of language as image and collaborative work methods to explore boundaries of human connection. The visual structure of text and its interplay of poetic meaning will be investigated through drawings, videos, book art and installations. Chiarlone has exhibited…


NSU Study Shows Ocean’s Fastest Shark Is Being Threatened By Over Fishing

More bad news for sharks. A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University’sGuy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the western North Atlantic is considerably higher than previously estimated from catches reported by fishermen….


Pride Bite: NSU Health Professions Division Awarded Accreditation Status for the Next 4 Years

Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division has been reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME® and awarded Accreditation Status for the next 4 years (2020)  as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and…


College of Health Care Sciences of Office Student Affair Enters the World of Social Media

The College of Health Care Sciences of Office Student Affairs is reaching students in a new way via its Facebook group, which was established in January 2016. The office historically communicated with students through email, but it has recognized the need to interact with students in new ways and through…


Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Adjunct Professor Receives Distinguished Senior Fulbright Specialist Award

Frederick Ricci, Ed.D., former Program Professor of Education and presently adjunct professor at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, Nova Southeastern University received the distinguished Senior Fulbright Specialist Award.  Ricci completed his project as a visiting professor at the University of Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany. He developed a graduate teacher…


Faculty Members Shine at FSACOFP Convention

During the Florida Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FSACOFP) Convention and Family Medicine Update held July 26–30 in Orlando, Florida, several faculty members from NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine received awards and were elected to positions on the FSACOFP Executive Committee. Judith Schaffer, D.O., assistant professor…


NSU-COM Students Take Top Prize

At the 14th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Dermatology on June 20 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Two NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students—third-year student Christopher Mancuso, M.H.S., and second-year student Megan Hemmrich—received the first-place award for their poster “The Use of Xenografts in the Reconstruction of the Ear Following Keloid…


Free Access to Lynda.com at the Alvin Sherman Library

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library is now proud to provide access to Lynda.com, a vast online library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. The Alvin Sherman Library’s Lynda.com subscription is at the premium level, valued at $29.99 per month.  It is accessible to the…


NSU Rowing Team Welcomes Seven Newcomers to the 2017-2018 Roster

The Nova Southeastern rowing team and head coach Devin Fay are pleased to welcome seven newcomers to the 2017-18 roster. The new Sharks are all freshmen: Emma Brownawell, Jasmine Morris, Kassie Moss, Courtney-Rose Papion, Krystal Renta, Valentina Romeo and Emily Stewart. FULL RELEASE


NSU Women’s Tennis Lands Four on ITA All-Academic Team

Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis players, Alex Kaeser, Luicelena Perez, Nastassia Rubel and Arina Sharonova were named Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar Athletes and earned spots on the ITA All-Academic Team, announced by the ITA office . FULL RELEASE  


Sharks Welcome Lemon to 2017 Squad

The Nova Southeastern volleyball team rounds out its 2017 signing class with the addition of junior transfer Sydney Lemon. The 6-2 middle blocker not only adds height for the Sharks, but experience to a young squad. FULL RELEASE  


Hewitt, NSU Release 2017-18 Swimming Slate

After a successful 2016-17 season, Nova Southeastern University second- year head coach Ben Hewitt is ready to begin the 2017-18 campaign, set to open with the Shark Invite on Friday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m. ET. FULL RELEASE  


NSU Associate AD Kelley Kish Selected for NCAA Mentoring Program

Nova Southeastern University’s Associate AD and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) has been selected as one of just 10 to participate in the Women and Minorities Mentoring Program sponsored by the NCAA and Division II Athletic Directors Association. She attended orientation session from July 19-21 in Indianapolis. FULL RELEASE  


NSU’s Sherrelle Jordan Selected for FLAME Program

Nova Southeastern University women’s track and field star, Sherrelle Jordan, has been selected to take part in FLAME – Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere. The three-time All-American hurdler joins former NSU women’s basketball player, Jasmine Wilkins, as the only Shark student-athletes to participate in the program. FULL RELEASE


Sunshine State Conference Launches New Brand

The Sunshine State Conference is proud to launch its new logos as part of the ongoing evolution of the league’s brand. The new marks reflect the SSC’s geography, future, and emphasis on academic and athletic excellence. FULL RELEASE  


CAHSS Alums Found Ology Research Group

Carl Letamendi, Ph.D., Kacey Shapp, Ph.D., and Jazmin Letamendi, Ph.D., are founders of Ology Research Group. All three are doctoral graduates in Conflict Analysis and Resolution in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). Jazmin Letamendi also earned her M.S. in College Student Affairs at CAHSS. While at…


NSU-COM Faculty, Staff Members Honored with Dean’s Awards

Recently, the Dean College of Osteopathic Medicine dean, Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S. presented  Jennifer Jordan, Ed.D., assistant dean of medical education with Faculty Member of the Year award. Elaine Lefkowitz, director of clinical education, received the Director/Coordinator of the Year award and  Nilda Hernandez, data system administrator,…


CAHSS Faculty Presents in Ireland on US Presidential Visits to Ireland

On July 4, 2017, David Kilroy, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) gave a presentation in Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland. His talk was titled “From the White House to the Thatched Cottage: U.S. Presidential Visits to Ireland and the Immigrant Narrative.”  It was part…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference in Venice

Bill J. Adams, DMA, faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented on June 23, 2017 at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference which was held at Ca‘ Foscari University of Venice, Italy.  The title of the presentation was “Liminal Observation in Multidisciplinary Performance:…


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