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M.B.A. Alumnus Named President and CEO of Vincent’s Healthcare

Moody Chisholm, an M.B.A. alumnus from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s NSU Jacksonville location, recently accepted the position of president and CEO of St. Vincent’s HealthCare. He was featured in an article published on July 5 in The Florida-Times Union, which included a profile and Q&A….


NSU Vice President selected for Leadership Florida

Larry Calderon, Ed.D, NSU’s vice president for community and governmental affairs, was recently selected to participate in Leadership Florida. According to its website, Leadership Florida’s mission is to build a strong, diverse statewide network of leaders with a shared commitment to connect communities and to make Florida a better place…


Huizenga School Management Professor Quoted in Article on Teacher Pay

The Miami Herald interviewed Bob Preziosi, D.P.A., professor and chair of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, for a story that ran on July 16 titled “Lawmakers, do your homework on teacher pay.” In the article, Preziosi was questioned about his opinion on the Florida…


Lovewell Festival of New Works Continues at NSU in August

This summer, as a part of the Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts hosted at NSU, an impressive array of young adults have been working passionately to create thought-provoking, original theatrical productions. On the first day of each of session of Lovewell workshops, not one word is written, not one…


FREE Fun Continues All Summer Long at NSU’s Library

Have a blast this summer without spending a dime by making NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library your one-stop shop for fun activities for all ages. For the ninth year in a row, FREE programming for youth, teens and adults will last now through Aug. 7 at the only library open on…


Business School Professor and Students Coauthor Winning Papers

Doctoral students Hsiao-Ying Chao and Natcha Limthanakom, from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, teamed up to coauthor an article with their professor, Charles Collver, Ph.D., assistant professor of finance. The paper, titled, “The case for Intra-Regional Style Analysis: Diversification or Rotation?” won the 2010 FMA Asian…


Learn New Computer Skills & Get Resume Building Tips at NSU’s Library

Learn new and enhance existing digital skills this summer with Computer Camp for Adults classes offered through Aug. 18 at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library. All classes are FREE and open to the public, but space is limited so registration is required. All classes also require basic computer skills such as…


Test of the NSU Emergency Notification System on July 28

At Nova Southeastern University, the safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority. As such, the university will be testing all components of the NSU Emergency Notification System on Wednesday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m.   This may include: mass email; SMS text messages; indoor and outdoor…


Children Celebrate Summer with Music and Dance at NSU’s Library

This summer, children have been beating the heat with music and dance programs at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library. On June 24, Silly Stories with The Shermanettes presented special guest musician Matthew Sabatella, who was named Best Acoustic Performer by the New Times Broward/Palm Beach. He performed classic American songs. On…


July Health Tip

Safe Summertime Fun Tips from the Center for Disease Control Summer brings thoughts of freedom, relaxation, exploration, and being closer to nature. Whether you’re relaxing in the backyard, turning up your garden, enjoying the pool, or exploring the great outdoors, the Center for Disease Control offers some tips to help…


Oceanographic Center Professor Wins Award for Best Professional Talk at International Conference

Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D., director of the NSU Oceanographic Center’s Guy Harvey Research Institute and Save Our Seas Shark Center, attended the Sharks International conference in Cairns, Australia in early June. In a unique twist to evaluating presentations, the graduate students at the conference served as judges for choosing the best…


Management Professor Discusses Executive Compensation on Miami Herald Business Show

Bob Preziosi, D.P.A., professor and chair of management in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was the guest on a recent the Miami Herald Business Show to discuss executive compensation. Preziosi’s appearance can be viewed at http://www.miamiherald.com/video/index.html?media_id=15370532  


Business School Professor to Write Newsletter for BankAtlantic

Pan G. Yatrakis, Ph.D., professor of economics and finance at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, recently agreed to write an economic newsletter for BankAtlantic. The newsletter, which will be issued periodically, will be published electronically on BankAtlantic’s website, www.floridabankblog.com. The latest issue, titled “A View from…


Fischler School Adjunct Published by Education Law Association

Robert J. Safransky, Ph.D., adjunct professor of school law and American government at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, recently published an article entitled, “Everything You Wanted to Know about Muslim Students, But Did Not Know To Ask!” in the July 2010 issue of the Education Law Association’s…


PA Professor Receives Alumnus of the Year Award from Cornell University Forensic Society

Morton A. Diamond, M.D., professor and medical director of the NSU College of Allied Health and Nursing’s Physician Assistant Program, has been honored as the Alumnus of the Year by the Cornell University Forensics Society. This Ivy League collegiate organization is one of the largest and most respected groups in…


M.B.A. Graduate Advances Career at AT&T

Cheryl Milejczak, senior sales compensation delivery manager at AT&T Mobility, has used her M.B.A. degree to climb the corporate ladder. She earned her M.B.A. from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship in January 2000. For the past 15 years, Milejczak has worked for the mobility division of…


GSCIS Professors Present Paper at InSITE Conference

Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences professors Timothy Ellis, Ph.D., and Yair Levy, Ph.D., presented “A Guide For Novice Researchers: Design and Development Research Methods” at the Information Science and Information Technology Education Conference (InSITE) in Cassino, Italy, on June 19-24. Levy serves on the executive board of Informing…


GSCIS Student Receives Amazon Web Services Research Grant

Gregory Reinert, doctoral student in computer information systems at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, recently received the Amazon Web Services research grant to support work on his dissertation. Reinert’s proposed dissertation is entitled “Early Detection of Online Auction Opportunistic Sellers Through the Use of Negative-Positive Feedback.” When…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Professor Presents at Conference in France

Vehbi Paksoy, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, presented his research at the Eighth French Combinatorial Conference at the University of Paris from June 28 – July 2. Paksoy’s talk was titled “A Combinatorial Criterion to Determine Fano Polygon…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, July 16

Debra Ann Nixon, Ph.D., assistant professor of marriage and family therapy at NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and the university-wide diversity and inclusion facilitator, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on July 16. She will talk about assessing inclusion using the results from…


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