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CPS Faculty Member presents at Counselor Education Conference

Center for Psychological Studies Assistant Professor Carolyn Berger, Ph.D. ,  recently presented Ending the Cycle of Underachievement, at the University of Central Florida Counselor Education Conference. Berger also presented, Identifying Reasons for Student Underachievement, An Essential Step to Reducing the Dropout Rate, at the National Youth At Risk Annual Conference.


College of Osteopathic Medicine Earns High Marks in National Medical Education Ranking

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), was recently ranked in the national top 30 in producing primary care physicians, having a strong social mission, and producing quality physicians who work in health professional shortage areas. In a report titled “The Social Mission of Medical Education: Ranking the Schools,” published in…


CPS Professor Co-Hosts 2010 American Counseling Association Awards Ceremony

Center for Psychological Studies assistant professor Shannon Ray, Ph.D., and Richard Yep, executive director of the American Counseling Association, co-hosted the 2010 American Counseling Association National Awards Ceremony recently. Ray was also recently nominated for candidacy as the president-elect of the Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling…


Huizenga School to Host Miramar M.B.A. Information Meeting, Aug. 17

M.B.A. classes are now offered at NSU’s classroom facility at Miramar Town Center (2050 Civic Center Place). An M.B.A. can be earned in only 18 months from the Huizenga School. Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Learn more at an M.B.A. Information Meeting on Aug. 17 at 6…


Don’t Be Caught Dead Without Your Ticket to Evil Dead: The Musical, Starting Aug. 20

The Promethean Theatre (TPT), NSU’s professional theatre company in residence, will present Evil Dead: The Musical Aug. 20 through Sept. 12. Part of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Resident Series, the production will take place in the Black Box Theatre of the college’s Performing and Visual Arts Wing…


August Health Tip

This month’s health tip relates to protection from the harms of South Florida sun. Although July was the UV Safety Month, here in South Florida we are exposed to intense sun nearly all year round. This tip is supplied to us by “Better You from Blue.” Enjoy the rest of…


Fall 2010 issue of Dollar$ and $ense is Available

The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) has published the fall 2010 issue of the student financial aid newsletter called Dollar$ and $ense.  This newsletter provides students with information relating to the financial aid application process, scholarships, updates regarding federal and state financial aid, deadlines and more. The goal of…


FREE Quit Smoking Now Six-Week Group Program Begins

It’s never too late to quit.  Within 20 minutes of the last cigarette, the body goes through a series of positive changes to improve health that will continue for years to come. A new Quit Smoking Now group will begin on Aug. 18.  The group meets for 90 minutes weekly…


Textbook Rental Program Coming to the Campus Bookstore

Beginning in fall 2010, the NSU Bookstore will offer students a, multi-channel textbook rental program designed to deliver maximum savings and convenience.  The textbook rental program will allow students to rent their textbooks for less than 50% of the cost of purchasing a new printed textbook. Plus, as an added…


Business School to Host Workshop on Communicating Institutional Value

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship is hosting a webcast on Sept. 23 on communicating institutional value. The webcast, which will be held from 1 – 2:30 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building’s Knight Auditorium, will include information on how to carefully craft marketing messages that focus…


Huizenga Business School Announces New Corporate Partnerships with Home Depot and Microsoft

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has welcomed Home Depot and the Latin America division of Microsoft as new corporate partners. Through these partnerships, 280,000 Home Depot employees and thousands of Microsoft employees can now earn their business degree at a special discounted tuition rate from the…


Come enjoy a performance from Melissa Manchester

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester joins us for a red carpet event on Oct. 2 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center at NSU.  Join us for this spectacular performance featuring hits like “Don’t Cry Out Loud” and others that have touched the hearts of people all around the…


NSU Teams Up with Nonprofit to Provide Dental and Optometry Services to Children

Nova Southeastern University’s colleges of dental medicine and optometry have collaborated with the nonprofit Kids in Distress (KID) to provide dental and optometric services to underserved children up to age 18. KID is building the facilities at its Wilton Manors campus, which will include a 12-chair dental clinic and eight…


Center for Psychological Studies Welcomes New Faculty Member

Karen Grosby, M.Ed., dean of the Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), has announced the appointment of Stephen Messer, Ph.D., to the CPS faculty. Messer received his Master’s Degree in Experimental/General Psychology from East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Mississippi. He completed his…


Step Up and Audition for Dance Works

Calling all dancers: here’s your chance to grace the stage at NSU! The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will be hosting auditions on Aug. 30, for its upcoming Dance Works production. Dance Works showcases new choreography and works in progress in an informal…


Take Center Stage at NSU: Audition for Upcoming NSU Theatre Productions

Calling all aspiring actors, dancers, singers, and stage technicians: here’s your chance to take center stage at NSU! The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will be hosting auditions on Aug. 26, for all on-campus 2010–2011 stage productions. Auditions and interviews will be held…


College of Pharmacy Students, Faculty, and Alumni Attend Florida Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting

Pharmacists are an integral part of the health care system, providing substantial care and improving patient’s quality of life. The Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA) strives to empower pharmacists, enhance their therapeutic knowledge, and equip them with practical tools that can be utilized in their various professions, as they make a…


Choosing Foods with Low Environmental Impact

(Source: www.slate.com) What you eat can have a big impact on the environment. Below are some general tips to make your diet more eco-friendly. The livestock industry uses a tremendous amount of land to sustain itself and a lot of energy goes into maintaining and growing healthy livestock (such as raising…


Set a New (Academic) Year’s Resolution with the RecPlex!

Have you made any resolutions for the upcoming school year? Well if you haven’t, engaging in a healthier lifestyle is a great start. The RecPlex’s August 2010 promotion is open to all NSU faculty and staff. Sign up in the month of August for faculty/staff membership and don’t pay ANYTHING…


Mark Your Calendars for the 2010 Hall of Fame Induction

The Induction Ceremony for NSU athletes is just around the corner! See flyer for details…


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