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Researchers Join OCEARCH on One-Of-A-Kind Collaborative Research Trip

When describing an upcoming research trip for Nova Southeastern University (NSU) scientists, ambitious is a bit of an understatement. OCEARCH, which has earned acclaim for its research related to great white sharks, has invited scientists from a number of other organizations to join them for a unique trip up the…


FCE Attends Experience Broward – Teacher Recruitment Fair

NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE) attended the Broward County Public School (BCPS) Experience Broward – Teacher Recruitment Fair on May 21st, which was held on NSU’s Ft. Lauderdale campus at the Rick Case Arena. The Broward County Public Schools conducted interviews with attendees from all over the country in…


Circle of Friends Annual Meeting

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center recently hosted its Annual Meeting in the Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery to review the past year’s accomplishments, recognize outgoing board members, and install new board members and officers. Outgoing board member, the University’s First…


Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine to Launch Healthy Eating Education Program for Caribbean Population

Broward County has the fourth largest population of Caribbean immigrants in the United States, with approximately 255,600 individuals from different island nations who speak a variety of languages and have diverse cultural health beliefs and practices. With poor nutrition as a contributing factor, many of these individuals are at risk…


FCE Hosts an Employee Appreciation Fiesta and Celebrates a New Faculty Emeritus

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) held an employee appreciation “fiesta” on Wednesday, May 2. It was an opportunity to celebrate everyone’s contribution to the organization. Ralph V. Rogers, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs stopped by to join the celebration and kicked off the…


Realizing Philanthropic Dreams

The path for Andrea Darlow, M.B.A., to encourage philanthropy began with her father, a Miami-based attorney, whose practice was focused on estate and tax planning. Darlow remembers that many of his clients became his lifelong friends and confidantes. A philanthropic man himself, he instilled those values in his daughter and,…


Pride Bite: NSU Ranked as One of the Nation’s Best Online Education Programs

Choosing the right school is one of the biggest decisions we can make in life. When students choose Nova Southeastern University (NSU,) they are choosing to get an edge on the competition. As evidence of this edge, NSU has been ranked third in Florida and 12th overall in the United…


Documenting the History of the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences

Nova Southeastern University began in 1964 as Nova University of Advanced Technology. Initially located on East Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale, it subsequently moved to the former site of Forman Field in Davie—an auxiliary airfield during World War II. Over the next three decades, Nova University added programs…


NSU Employee Wellness Seminar, May 24

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 May.   Date: May 24, 2018 Topic: Learn about minimally invasive surgery options Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm   All…


2019 Parking Decals Now Available

The 2019 parking decals are now available to all members of the NSU community.  Please download the new 2019 Parking Decal Application. You must present your completed application and submit a copy of your current vehicle registration in person. Please note that applications cannot be mailed, faxed, or sent through…


Assistant Dean of Optometry Appointed Dean at KYCO

The University of Pikeville has named Michael Bacigalupi, O.D., M.S., FAAO, assistant dean for student affairs and admissions for the NSU College of Optometry (NSUCO), dean of Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO). Bacigalupi has been with NSUCO since 2005 and during his time has been named Executive of the Year…


NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life (QOL) Awards Ceremony

  The 19th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 16th Annual Quality of Life Award Ceremony was held on May 15th in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Gary Margules, Sc.D., Vice President for the Office…


Alumni Spotlight: FCE Graduate Named Department Chair at Virginia Union University

Monekka Munroe, Ed.D., graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education was appointed Department Chair of Virginia Union University’s Criminal Justice Program. Munroe has been teaching criminal justice courses for 10 years and has been an advocate for criminal justice reform, specifically for female inmates. She was selected as a…


Alan B. Levan to Serve as Chairman of NSU’s Board of Trustees

­ Nova Southeastern University (NSU) welcomes Alan B. Levan as chairman of its Board of Trustees. Mr. Levan has served on the university’s board for 18 years; he was nominated and voted on by the board to serve as its chairman for an initial three-year term. Mr. Levan takes on…


Congratulations to All NSU Graduates

It’s commencement season, a time for graduates across the nation to reflect and celebrate the culmination of years of studying, testing and hard work. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host more than 7,000 graduates during its 2018 commencement ceremonies on its Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus in the Rick Case Arena at…


Ron and Kathy Assaf Renaming of College of Nursing

More than 20 years ago, the official dates of May 6 – 12 were declared to honor and observe “National Nurses’ Week,” recognizing the valiant efforts of nurses every day across the country.  South Florida philanthropists Ron and Kathy Assaf agree nurses deserve admiration for their hard work. To show…


Couple’s Shared Love of Reading Inspires Naming of NSU Health Professions Division Library

South Florida philanthropists Martin and Gail Press share a lifelong love of reading and libraries. On Monday, May 14, they perpetuated these passions among Nova Southeastern University students by naming the Martin and Gail Press Health Professions Division (HPD) Library in a special ceremony at the Terry Building on the…


CAHSS Faculty Interviewed for two Articles on Women and Peacebuilding

Mary Hope Schwoebel, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) ,was interviewed for two articles on the role of women in peacebuilding. The first article, may be found at https://elpais.com/elpais/2018/04/25/planeta_futuro/1524659864_595784.html and tells of women against jihadism is…


CAHSS Students Create Art Mural Project for NSU’s Recreation and Wellness

Each year, Kandy Lopez-Moreno, M.F.A., faculty in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) receives requests from across NSU and the community asking for art students in her Painting I course to decorate one of their walls. Using a…


CAHSS Faculty Organized Students to send Letters of Hope to Children and Adults in Syria through The Wisdom House

Gary Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of History and Political Science (DHPS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), organized an initiative for CAHSS students to send Letters of Hope to children and adults in Syria.  Last spring, The United States Holocaust Museum sponsored a…


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