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NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine Hosts Community Health Summit

  With Nova Southeastern University’s considerable investments in health education, health care, and biomedical research, NSU’s new medical college, the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) aims to revolutionize the way people get and stay healthy in the South Florida tri-county area (Palm Beach, Broward, Miami Dade). As part of achieving this major goal, the college hosted the 2018…


Conn, Strzelecki Selected on Day Three of MLB Draft

Day three of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft came and went Wednesday, but not before two more Nova Southeastern standouts heard their names called. Starting pitcher Devin Conn was scooped up by the reigning World Champion Houston Astros in the 19th round, pick No. 582, while reliever Joe Strzelecki…


Jake Anchia Drafted in Seventh Round by Seattle Mariners

A lifelong dream that was 21 years in the making finally came to fruition on Tuesday afternoon as Nova Southeastern catcher Jake Anchia was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the seventh round, pick No. 208 overall, of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft. FULL RELEASE  


Six Student Athletes Earn Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar Athlete Honors

The Nova Southeastern rowing team had six student-athletes in Ariel McAffrey, Marnie McLean, Victoria Poretti, Mikayla Shelton, Rayna Stuart and Lisette Villarreal receive Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholar Athlete honors. The student-athletes earned the award after finishing their fall semester with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher. Other requirements…


NSU Women’s Soccer Announces Full 2018 Slate

Entering year No. 4 under head coach John Constable, the Nova Southeastern women’s soccer team will begin its quest towards a fourth straight NCAA Tournament berth when the 2018 regular season officially opens up on Friday, Aug. 31 at Tusculum. FULL RELEASE  


NSU Student-Athletes Host Special Olympics Tennis Clinics

Despite their busy spring schedule, the Nova Southeastern student-athletes took the time to give back to the community, hosting three different tennis clinics for the Broward County Special Olympics. FULL RELEASE    


Michael Stambaugh Named Assistant AD for Communications, Digital Strategy and Marketing

Nova Southeastern University has selected Michael Stambaugh as Assistant Athletic Director for Communications, Digital Strategy and Marketing. NSU Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced the appointment on June 1. Stambaugh spent the last three and a half years as an Assistant Media Relations Director at the University of Hawai’i. FULL…


NSU Student-Athletes Continue Tradition of Strong Academics

For the Nova Southeastern University student-athletes, academic achievement and success in the classroom is equally as important as their individual and team accomplishments in their respective sports. Their dedication and hard work has resulted in the NSU Department of Athletics posting a 3.20 average grade point average for both the…


College of Psychology Faculty, Students visit Jordan

For Clinical Psychology doctoral student Oraib Toukhly, a recent NSU-sponsored trip to Jordan was a homecoming to her native Jordan. Toukhly was one of several College of Psychology students who accompanied faculty on a two-week trip to Jordan in March 2018. She worked with Associate Professor Stephen Campbell, Ph.D., of…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at Conference in Kenya Organized by CAHSS Doctoral Alum

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., presented her research on the role of schools in preventing violent extremism at the International Conference on Terrorism and Violent Extremism held in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 24-26, 2018.  Hassan Kannenje, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies…


World Wide Knit Day Celebration at the Alvin Sherm Library, June 9

Join others yarn enthusiasts for a fun day of knitting and crocheting on Saturday, June 9,  2018 from 10 am – 4 pm.  We will have fun knitting things to do including a raffle and a stash exchange. What is a stash exchange? Bring  in yarn you no longer need…


Marine Environmental Education Center to Celebrate World Oceans Day & March for the Ocean, June 9

The world’s oceans are under siege. Everywhere you turn you see threats to this ecosystem – whether it be from oil spills, chemical pollution or the proliferation of plastic – the oceans need our help. In fact, recent video evidence surfaced showing a plastic bag at the deepest part of…


When Picky Becomes a Problem, June 14

When is it time to get concerned about your picky eater? How do you set up mealtime structures at home to encourage a healthy diet? Join us over lunch for an informative discussion with Roseanne Lesack, Ph.D., BCBA-D, ABPP, director of the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Clinic at NSU’s Mailman Segal…


CAHSS and the Alvin Sherman Library Invite you to a Workshop- “We love our Family: Fun Tips for Good Communication and Getting Along!”, June 23

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS)  in collaboration with the Alvin Sherman Library is delighted to invite you to participate in an exciting and interactive workshop entitled, “We Love our Family: Fun tips for Good Communication and getting along!” This is the second year we are offering…


How NSU Helped Her Save a Friend

Marcia Tippenhauer, B.S., is a self-described “Shark person.” She actively participates in many of NSU’s campus and community events and encourages others to do so, too. When NSU introduced vanity license plates, she was among the first to get one. As an employee, alumna, and mother of one NSU student,…


Get Ready for NSU’s Safety Fair, June 27

Fins Up For Safety! You are invited to the NSU Safety Fair on Wednesday, June 27, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm in the Carl DeSantis Atrium on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. Come out and receive $10 in Rally dollars as you learn ways to reduce injuries and accidents. Attendees will…


Nicole Patterson, O.D., Named Assistant Dean of NSU College of Optometry

David S. Loshin, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, dean of optometry, announced the appointment of Nicole Patterson, O.D., M.S., FAAO as assistant dean for student affairs and admissions of NSU’s College of Optometry. She will assume the role in July. Currently, she is the Director of Educational Effectiveness and Outcomes Assessment. She…


The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Anniversary Highlights CAPE Reflections

Since 2011, the Center for Academic and Professional Excellence (CAPE) has graduated 150 dedicated faculty and staff members, who have participated in a variety of professional development initiatives, including courses on leadership, research and teaching/learning and professional growth. The Academy for Career Enrichment, the Hybrid Institute, and conflict resolution courses…


H. Thomas Temple, MD inducted as a Senior Member in the exclusive Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons

  The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons (ABJS) 70th Annual Meeting was held in May this year in Lisbon, Portugal.  H. Thomas Temple, MD was inducted as a Senior Member.  This is an exclusive group as ABJS is only made up of 90 members (or less) under the age of…


Pride Bite: Trump Nominates First Woman Ever to be U.S. Attorney in South Florida

­NSU Law alumna Ariana Fajardo Orshan has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. attorney in South Florida. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first woman to run the Southern District of Florida’s U.S. attorney’s office. Overseeing more than 200 federal prosecutors from Key…


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