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Celebrating One Man’s Lofty Vision That Came to Fruition

  This year marks the 25th anniversary of the college’s Physician Assistant (PA) Department. Its origin is very interesting and involved much dedication and hard work on the part of a small group of founders. These efforts were fueled by the vision of a special man, Late Morton Terry, D.O.,…


Mobility Fair: Putting Core Values of Innovation and Community into Action

On June 16, 2018, the Mobility Fair 2018 was held at the Fort Lauderdale campus with the collaboration of the Physical Therapy (PA) and Occupational Therapy (OT) Departments, Hanger Clinic, and Ottobock with an agenda of providing free health screening for individuals with amputation in South Florida. Twelve individuals, age…


NSU Orlando Campus Holds Health Care Information Session

Join the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Orlando Campus to explore the rewarding fields and degrees in health care at the Health Care Information Session on Wednesday, October 3 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about programs in nursing, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, clinical mental health counseling,…


Dr. Hui Fang Huang (Angie) Su Named 2017-2018 Professor of the Year at FCE

Hui Fang Huang (Angie) Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor with Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been honored with the Distinguished Professor Award of Excellence for the Fischler College 2017-2018. Dr. Su is the creator of Project MIND ® – Math is Not Difficult, a…


NSU Moves Up to 191 in the U.S. News and World Report 2019 Best Colleges List

U.S. News & World Report ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on its 2019 list of top 200 Best Colleges. NSU is ranked at number 191 among National Universities, up seven spots from the 2018 rankings. “NSU is thrilled to be recognized once again in U.S. News & World Report’s top…


Join NSU’s Team for the Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to Benefit Special Olympics Florida – Broward County

Get out your running – or walking – shoes and sign up for the 13th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to be held here on our campus on Saturday, November 3rd.  Hundreds of runners and walkers will participate in this 5K race to benefit Special Olympics Florida – Broward County….


NSU Represented by Faculty, Students, Alumni at APA 2018 Convention

NSU College of Psychology faculty received awards and students presented research as part of the 126th annual American Psychological Association (APA) conference from Aug. 9-12 in San Francisco. The college’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program was recognized with the Richard M. Suinn Minority Achievement Award. The award, based on student nominations,…


NSU Jacksonville Campus Hosts Basic Approaches to Classroom Management

Are you a local educator? Join the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Jacksonville Campus on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – noon for the workshop Basic Approaches to Classroom Management presented by David Griffin, Ed.D., associate professor at the NSU Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. This workshop will…


Free Workshop at the Alvin Sherman Library: All Writes 2018

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library and The Mystery Writers of America, Florida Chapter present All Write 2018, a free workshop open to all ages and genres of writers, from beginners to experience where you’ll learn the fine points of crafting saleable fiction from professional authors.  Saturday, October 6 from 10…


Giving and Taking Chances

Imagine leaving your home of more than 30 years and moving your family to a place you’ve never been before. That’s what Lacey Craddock and her husband did when they decided to pursue new experiences in South Florida. The Craddocks are from a small town in Oklahoma— the kind where…


CAHSS Faculty and Alum Co-author Book Chapter, “‘Fat’ as Political Disobedience: Black Women Blogging the Resistance”

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), has co-authored a book chapter with CAHSS alum, Jazmyn Brown, B.A. The chapter, entitled, “‘Fat’ as Political Disobedience: Black Women Blogging the Resistance,” appears in…


CAHSS Invites You to City Reads, Sept. 12

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to invite you to this edition of City Reads! Presented by City Theatre and the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in CAHSS new plays from countrywide submissions were selected. Directed by City Theatre’s very own Margaret M….


Employee Wellness Seminars

The Office of Human Resources, HCA Healthcare, Westside Regional Medical Center and Plantation General Hospital are pleased to offer several wellness seminars on various health related topics for the month of September and October. September 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. Importance of Adult Immunizations Carl DeSantis Building, Room 3049 September…


Fall Faculty Workshop Series – Register Now for October

  The NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center is excited to offer 12 new workshops this fall for full and part-time faculty this semester focusing on innovative pedagogies and technologies. Our Faculty Workshop Series will take place Mondays from 12-1 pm in our new space in the…


Shark Dining to offer Hispanic Meal Options during Hispanic Heritage Month

Every Friday during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), Shark Dining will offer Hispanic meal options. See dates and menu below. Click here to view: HISPANIC HERITAGE MENU


Sharks Abroad Fair – Internal Registration

Registration is open for the Fall 2018 Sharks Abroad Fair.  If you are offering an international travel experience in the next year please consider promoting it at our fair on Tuesday, October 9th from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  The Sharks Abroad Fair attracts over a hundred students who are interested in…


Have you Seen this Eight-Legged Monster on Campus?

The golden silk orb-weaver (Nephila clavipes), also known as the banana spider, is the largest non-tarantula in North America. Despite their menacing appearance, these spiders are not dangerous and won’t bite unless handled or squeezed. In fact, most orb-weavers have very poor vision, remain in their webs and feed on…


Halmos Researchers Deploy Open ROV off Fort Lauderdale

On July 18, 2018, Halmos faculty member Paul Arena, Ph.D. and master’s student Louis-Pierre Rich partnered with the International SeaKeepers Society Rich to deploy an Open ROV from the DISCOVERY Yacht Shredder. Open ROV’s (Remotely Operated Vehicles) are a low-cost telerobotic submarine/underwater drone built with the goal of making underwater…


National Suicide Prevention Week: What Do We Need to Know and Do?

A recent report from the Center for Disease Control stated that from 1999 – 2016 suicide rates increased in every state except Nevada, which had a very minor decrease. The report also found the highest suicide rate in Montana. Most alarming is that suicide deaths for Americans total approximately 45,000…


Recycled Art on Display at the MEEC

Beach clean ups. Have you ever wondered what happens to the stuff we’ve collected? While most of it ends up in the trash, some end up as art! Examples of this can be found at the Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) in Hollywood, Florida. As part of its mission is…


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