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Sharks Tied for First Place in the SSC With 1-0 Win Over Tampa

Playing on the road last Friday evening, the NSU women’s soccer team claimed first place in the Sunshine State Conference by defeating the Tampa Spartans, 1-0. Alexis Hernandez (Sr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.) scored the game-winning goal and became the third Shark in history to score 25 goals in a career….

NSU Women’s Golf Wins 3rd Consecutive Shark Invitational

Leading from start to finish, the NSUwomen’s golf team picked up their third consecutive victory in the NSU Shark Invitational by a six stroke advantage. The Sharks shot a two-round score of 584 (293-291) for the win on the 6,115-yard, par 72 Palmer course at PGA National. Senior Taylor Collins…

Business School Professor Interviewed for News Story about Outsourcing

Bob Preziosi, DPA, professor and chair of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, served as the NSU subject matter expert in a story titled, “The Allure of Outsourcing too Powerful for U.S. companies to Resist,” which ran in the International Business Times on Oct. 7….

NSU Rolls to 4-0 Win over Eckerd

Behind a solid performance by the defensive line, Chrissy Hy (Jr., Weston, Fla.) and the NSU Sharks (7-3-1, 4-0-1 SSC) posted their sixth shutout of the year, beating the Eckerd College Tritons (1-11-0, 0-6-0 SSC) 4-0 at the NSU Soccer Complex Tuesday night, Oct. 12. The Sharks showed their offensive…

Make Your Greenery Greener with Xeriscaping

A xeriscaped garden is one that is designed to require minimal amounts of water and maintenance. Often, they are exclusively made of native plants. Xeriscaping has many environmental advantages. A garden of all native plants means the plants are accustomed to the environment. They are specifically adapted to tolerate the…

Scholarly Article Ranks Business Professor and NSU

A recent article titled, “Business Ethics Research: A Global Perspective,” which was published in the Journal of Business Ethics in August 2010, listed Randi Sims, Ph.D., professor of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, as one of the top 50 business ethics scholars in the…

Medical Professor Named to Physician Workforce Advisory Council

James Howell, M.D., M.P.H., professor of public health and chair of the Department of Rural Medicine at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was appointed to the Florida Department of Health’s Physician Workforce Advisory Council by Ana Viamonte Ros, M.D., M.P.H., who serves as Florida’s surgeon general. The Physician Workforce Advisory…

Medical School Associate Dean Receives Distinguished Service Award

Howard Neer, D.O., FACOFP, professor of family medicine and associate dean of alumni affairs at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was awarded the Ward Perrin, D.O. Distinguished Service Award on Oct. 8 from his alma mater ― Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University ― in recognition of his…

CPS Professor Presents a Continuing Education Workshop

Center for Psychological Studies Professor David Shapiro, Ph.D., co-presented a continuing education workshop, Malpractice—A Practical Guide for Psychologists at the recent American Psychological Association annual convention.

NSU Computing Technology Student Named Teacher of the Year at School in Georgia

Sergio Parra, a doctoral computing technology education (DCTE) student in NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences was elected the new 2010-2011 teacher of the year at Osborne Middle School in Gwinnet County, Ga.  Osborne is one of the 123 schools operated by Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) in…

NSU Students Win $15,000 in NSU IQ Scholarships

During August, NSU students were eligible to earn a portion of more than $15,000 in scholarships by participating and scoring high in the NSU IQ Scholarship Quiz. The competition consisted of two separate NSU IQ Scholarship Quizzes, one for undergraduates and one for graduate students.  The top three high scorers…

Medical School Alumna Receives $100,000 Hope Grant

Jacqueline M. Kraveka, D.O., a 1994 NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine alumna, who serves as assistant professor of pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina/Hollings Cancer Center in Charleston, recently received a $100,000 Hope Grant from Hyundai to help fund her research efforts in pediatric neuroblastoma.

Law School Alumna Appointed President Elect of FACDL

Nellie L. King, J.D., owner of The Law Offices of Nellie L. King, P.A. in West Palm Beach, Fla., was recently installed as the President Elect of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at FACDL’s 23rd Annual Meeting in Orlando.  A professional bar association known as “Liberty’s Last Champion,”…

CPS Alumna Accepts Fellowship at Harvard

Center for Psychological Studies alumna Sara Salter, Ph.D. (2010), has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship within Harvard Medical School’s Children and the Law Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Sprint Introduces Service Plans for NSU Employees

NSU has partnered with Sprint to offer monthly discounts on wireless service plans, accessories, and devices to the faculty and staff of NSU.  This offer is for both new and current Sprint account holders. Choose from plans such as Any Mobile Anytime which includes unlimited minutes to or from any cell…

SHSS Alum Establishes the Association of Conflict Competent Churches

Kenneth Newberger, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has established The Association of Conflict Competent Churches. The ACCC is designed to assist churches in gaining competence in addressing conflict through training and the creation…

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Raises Awareness with 3rd Annual Autumn Moonlight Gala

To help raise autism awareness, funds and recognize local community leaders, the UM-NSU CARD (University of Miami – Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities) will host its Third Annual “Autumn Moonlight” Cocktail Reception on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Davie. “Autumn…

Denny’s Hosts Autism Awareness Night Benefiting Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at NSU

The NSU community recently came out to support Autism Awareness night on Sept. 27 at Denny’s Restaurant at 5645 South University Drive in Davie. During this event, Denny’s raised more than $1,000 – 20% of the evening’s revenue – to support the UM-NSU CARD (University of Miami – Nova Southeastern…

Faculty Panel to Examine Environmental and Ecological Impacts of Hurricane Katrina

In connection with filmmaker Spike Lee’s visit to NSU, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology will host a faculty panel discussion titled, “After the Flood,” on Oct. 27. The event will take place from 5 – 6 p.m. in the Mailman-Hollywood Building, second-floor…

Huizenga Business School Hosts NSU Students at Sales Institute Grand Opening

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