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FCE Graduate Student Publishes Book Chapter

Cho Tin Tun Kirkpatrick, a Ph.D. student at NSU’s Fischler College of Education recently had a book chapter entitled “Myanmar Technical and Vocational Education Training System and Policy Reform” published in the book “Myanmar’s Integration with the World: Challenges and Policy Options.” Tin Tun Kirkpatrick currently lives in Steamboat Springs,…


FCE’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner is Noris Price

NSU’s Fischler College of Education 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner is Noris Price, Ed.D. Price serves as the Superintendent of Baldwin County Schools (Georgia), a position she has held since 2014. Under her leadership, the Baldwin County School District has implemented instructional initiatives and strategies that have resulted in improved…


NSU’s Robert Pietrykowski named Power Leader in Human Resources by South Florida Business Journal

Robert Pietrykpwski, M.A., J.D., vice president of Human Resources, Nova Southeastern University, was named Power Leader in Human Resources by South Florida Business Journal. South Florida Business Journal selected 48 individuals who oversee various aspects of employment, including recruitment; administration of employee payroll, benefits and compensation; employee training; compliance with…


CAHSS Alum and Veteran is the Housing Coordinator at New York College of Podiatric Medicine

Charles Barnes, M.S., graduate of the master’s program in College Student Affairs in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has been named the new Housing Coordinator at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Barnes, originally from Jamaica, served in…


CAHSS 2017 Distinguished Alum Presents on her Work and Community Engagement

Jacqueline Font- Guzmán, J.D., Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was the featured speaker at the CAHSS Distinguished Alumni Roundtable held on November 10. Font- Guzmán discussed her current research and community…


President’s Faculty Research Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life (QOL) Grant Application Training, Dec. 6

A PFRDG & QOL applicant training will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Alvin Sherman Library. An in-depth review of the new electronic application process will be provided. Details on both grants are located at the Office of Sponsored Programs website…


Madagascar Field Course Uses Halmos Coral Point Count Software

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Madagascar and the Institut Halieutique et des Sciences Marines recently held a field course in ecological survey methods in Toliara, South West Madagascar. Ten students from Madagascar participated in the course which included aspects of coral and fish identification as well as an exercise in…


NSU’s American Marketing Association Chapter to Host the Be Your Own Brand Workshop, Dec. 2

Join the NSU American Marketing Association Chapter for our Be Your Own Brand Workshop to learn the secrets to building a powerful personal brand on Saturday, December 2 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Knight Auditorium. Personal branding is essential in defining you as a leader….


South Florida Programs Rank High

The 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s list of top graduate schools in the nation includes three Nova Southeastern University’s graduate programs. The programs were ranked among the country’s 100 best: physician assistant (40), occupational therapy (44) and pharmacy (77). “We’ve created a health care education community with 29 different programs…


A Day in the Life of a Nurse

Recently, the Entry B.S. in Nursing Program (Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus) participated in Day in the Life of a Nurse. The Nursing Consortium of South Florida, a coalition of hospitals, nursing schools, and health care staffing organizations, organized this day which takes place annually promoting a partnership with South Florida public…


Rowing Volunteers at the Young at Art Museum

On Friday, Nov. 17, members of the Nova Southeastern rowing team volunteered their time with the Young at Art Museum’s 12th Annual Recycled Fashion Show. Full Release


Tyler-Palmer Earns D2CCA and AVCA All-South Region Honors

Following a First Team All-Sunshine State Conference selection, Nova Southeastern’s outside hitter Denvyr Tyler-Palmer has earned a spot on both the D2CCA All-South Region First Team and AVCA All-South Region Team. Full Release


NSU Lands Four on United Soccer Coaches All-South Region Teams

In addition to their All-Sunshine State Conference accolades, four Nova Southeastern women’s soccer players have been selected to the United Soccer Coaches All-South Region teams. Defender Bailey Corbin and forward Adanna Edwards were named to the first team, while midfielder/forward Emma Heikkila and midfielder Monica Orteu each earned second-team recognition. Full Release


Rowing Announces First Round of 2018-19 Signees

Nova Southeastern rowing head coach Devin Fay has announced the first recruitment class for the 2018-19 season. The signees include Ava Hunt-Carollo, Molly Bowron, Madison Mello and Katerina Verbraeken. Full Release


NSU Women’s Soccer Player Captures All-American Honor

Nova Southeastern women’s soccer standout Bailey Corbin has been named Third Team All-American by United Soccer Coaches. The honor follows a decorative year for the defender from Lampeter, Pa., in which she helped propel the Sharks to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, a Sunshine State Conference regular season title, and was…


FCE Welcomes Deerfield Beach High School Urban Teacher Academy

NSU’s Fischler College of Education welcomed students from Deerfield Beach High School’s Urban Teacher Academy (UTAP). During their time at NSU, students toured the campus, learned about the Fischler Academy and participated in two course previews with FCE faculty Members Jia Borror, Ed.D.,and Rashid Moore, Ph.D. With Borror, the students…


NSU University School AP Biology Students Visit NSU’s Audiology Clinic

Recently, NSU University School AP Biology students, taught by Mr. Erik Weidenboerner, visited to the NSU Audiology clinic to learn about ways to assess action potentials. They also learned about different ways to assess hearing and balance, noise exposure, hearing protection, and the use of amplification during remediate hearing loss.


Alumni Receives Award from the Aultman Health Foundation

Matthew Mercer, DNP, CRNA  delivered a poster board presentation on, “Nursing Assessment and Management of Pregnant Women at Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea”, at the Aultman Health Foundation, Spirit of Inquiry, Magnet research day in Canton, Ohio. Mercer’s research project and presentation were selected for the “Spirit of Inquiry -Best…


Realizing Potential: Applying Foresight to Philanthropy

When the Realizing Potential campaign launched four months after Humberto Franquiz joined NSU, he found it easy to give through the Changing Lives Scholarship program. “To me, it’s a privilege working here,” said Franquiz, director of finance for NSU’s Office of Facilities Management. “Giving back means helping the university that…


Sharks And Service (SAS) Winter Trip, Dec. 9

Join us on our upcoming Winter SAS Trip, a week-long service trip for service-orientated students that want to make a difference. December 9–16, 2017 at Asheville, NC Topic: Food Insecurity and Youth Partnering with the YMCA of Western North Carolina Interested  in  learning  more  about  the  service  trip experience  or …


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