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Graduate Business Student Association to Host Power Lunch May 19

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) is pleased to host three Power Lunch events during the month of May. To learn more or to RSVP, please email studgroups@huizenga.nova.edu. Mark your calendar for these upcoming events:GBSA Power Lunch with Albert Fils, president of…


Nova Singers Summer Concert Series Begins May 21

Join the Nova Singers for their Summer Concert series, “Love in Bloom: Songs to Touch Your Heart!” During May, NSU’s premiere choral group will perform in the cities of Sunrise, Pompano Beach and Pembroke Pines. See below for details…


Family Center Preschool and Infant & Toddler Program to host Open House for NSU Employees, May 22

The Mailman Segal Institute’s Family Center Preschool and Infant & Toddler Program will hold an open house for all NSU employees on Saturday, May 22 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Take advantage of the 35% tuition waiver extended for all eligible NSU faculty and staff members and the fantastic…


An Evening with David Burnham in “Mostly Broadway” May 22

Come and enjoy an evening with Broadway star David Burnham in “Mostly Broadway” at the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on NSU’s  main campus on May 22 at 7:30 p.m.  Burnham has appeared several Broadway musicals including Wicked, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Light in the Piazza. Tickets prices are:…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, May 21

  Leo Irakliotis, M.S., Ph.D., dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on May 21. He will talk about historical figures and events that led to the discovery and evolution of information technology. Irakliotis was appointed dean…


Winners of NSU’s Biggest Loser Program Crowned

Fawzy Ebrahim, a professor at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, was crowned the individual winner of NSU’s Biggest Loser program at a ceremony held May 7.  Ebrahim lost 54 pounds – 19.8 percent of his weight – to claim the individual award. NSU’s Biggest Loser program –…


Third Annual Interdisciplinary Geriatrics Symposium Held at NSU

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Geriatrics Education Center (GEC) hosted the 3rd Annual Interdisciplinary Geriatrics Symposium at the Health Professions Division on Apr. 24. The symposium covered topics such as health policy and economics, clinical practice challenges, public health, and mental and psychological problems in aging. One of the presenters…


NSU’s Green Webpage!

The University continues to find ways to become greener, and has created a website devoted to going green. The site has energy facts, information about energy conservation, recycling, renewable energy and more. See what type of conservation efforts NSU is doing – visit the website www.nova.edu/gogreen. Additionally, beginning today SharkBytes…


NSU College of Optometry Helps Kids in Crisis

The NSU College of Optometry is working collaboratively with Kids In Distress (KID), a local agency in Broward County, to provide eye care to children. KID provides a continuum of care, in­cluding emergency shel­ter and counseling for abused, neglected, and at-risk children, as well as families in crisis. Their current…


Alumni Night on Park Avenue

Members of NSU’s Orlando Alumni Chapter met on May 6 for Alumni Night on Park Avenue. Alumni and friends gathered for an evening of networking and camaraderie at the Wine Room and enjoyed a night of great wine and a chance to reconnect. On hand to greet attendees were Director Sara…


St. Thomas University President to speak at NSU Health Professions Division Commencement

The Rev. Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale, president of St. Thomas University, will be the keynote speaker at NSU’s Health Professions Division’s commencement on May 30. The ceremony, where 836 students will receive their degrees, will be held at 1 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla. Graduating students come…


NSU to Host Pain Management and Controlled Substance Workshop

NSU will be hosting a pain management and controlled substance workshop on June 5 that will offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits to participants. The workshop, offered by LorSand CME, LLC, is titled “Pain Medicine and Controlled Substances: Risk Management and Best Practices.” It will be held at the Steele…


NSU Hosts Charity Golf Tournament to Fight Human Trafficking

When celebrity golfers hit the fairways at the Ft. Lauderdale Country Club on May 7, they sank birdies to combat human trafficking. That’s because they participated in NSU’s 6th annual Fore the Kids: Saving Lives charity golf tournament that raised money to battle human trafficking, a global problem requiring local…


More Than 500 Attend Situational Leadership® Executive Briefing

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted more than 500 business professionals from across South Florida on May 10 for an executive briefing featuring Paul Hersey, Ed.D. Hersey, an internationally renowned behavioral scientist and founder of The Center for Leadership Studies, presented a summary of his popular…


Conference on Human Trafficking Held at NSU

NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy hosted the International Child Health Forum on May 6. The topic of the forum was human trafficking. The event took place at NSU’s main campus and was broadcast live worldwide from NSU via Webinar and made available through archive. The 2010 International Child Health Forum…


National Political Debate Held at NSU

Tea Party members oppose President Barack Obama’s policies and Coffee Party members support him. The Sun-Sentinel and NSU hosted a panel discussion with representatives of the tea and coffee movements on May 11. The panel explored whether the movements are a fad or fixture in politics, and accepted questions from…


Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Participants Sing National Anthem at Marlins Game

Several participants from the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) program recently got to sing the National Anthem at a Marlins Game. Marlene Sotello-Bumberg, Ed.D., Assistant Director of Educational Services for UM-NSU CARD, led the five participating children, who all have autism. The singers participated as part…


NSU Institute for Child Health Policy Honors Former Miami Dolphins Linebacker

Former Miami Dolphin Linebacker Twan Russell was honored as the 2010 Kate Platt Child Advocate of the Year recipient – an award that is sponsored by NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy. The annual award, presented to Russell on May 5 at the Ft. Lauderdale Country Club, recognizes individuals whose…


Summer Hours for RecPlex

Please note the summer 2010 Hours of Operation for the RecPlex are now in effect: Monday – Friday:  6 a.m. – 12 a.m. Saturday:  8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. The competition pool will be closed for the summer; however, swimmers can use the leisure pool for lap swimming….


Rowing Varsity 4+ Captures Title at Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

NSU’s women’s rowing team wrapped up competition at the prestigious two-day 72nd Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia by capturing the Varsity 4+ Division II/III Championship on May 8. “The Varsity 4+ had one of its best races in some of the worst conditions on the course all year,” said…


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