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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…


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…


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…


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…


NSU Law Center Hosting Forums for Broward Judicial Candidates, July 22 & 29

Judicial candidates running for Broward courts will take part in two forums held on NSU’s main campus and sponsored by NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center. The purpose of the forums is for the judicial candidates to meet the community and engage in a panel discussion. The first forum will feature…


NSU Increases Contribution to Yellow Ribbon Program Providing Tuition Assistance to Veterans

Nova Southeastern University has increased its contribution to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Yellow Ribbon Program, which allows eligible veterans to attend college at a significantly reduced cost. For 2010-2011, eligible veterans who enroll at NSU in undergraduate programs will receive up to $6,000 annually in scholarship funds from…


Five tips for a greener office space

Use your own coffee mug and utensils: Styrofoam coffee cups and plastic utensils are not recyclable and take an extremely long time to biodegrade. Brew coffee at work in your own personalized mug and eat with utensils from home to cut down the waste from disposable cups and utensils. Start…


Business School Hosts National Case Competition for High School Students

Teams of minority high school students representing 23 cities from around the country competed for thousands of dollars in scholarships at the Leaders of Tomorrow® Case Competition held June 25-26 at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship. In the ninth annual competition, mostly at-risk minority high school…


Enrollment and Student Services to Host Third Annual Informational Summit

Come and learn about the services provided by ESS at the annual Informational Summit on July 30. Find out about financial aid, registration, withdrawals, WebSTAR, and much more. For more information and to register, please click here.


Cha Cha Dance Lessons Begin July 19

Campus Recreation’s summer Ballroom Dance Lessons continue on July 19 with the introduction of Cha Cha lessons.  The session is four weeks in duration and the one-hour classes will be held at the RecPlex in multipurpose room No. 2 beginning at 8 p.m.     Richard and Karen Campbell will be teaching…


NSU Alumni Eligible for Tuition Discounts at Computer and Information Sciences School

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) is now offering tuition discounts up to 15 percent, and an application waiver to NSU alumni applying to the Master of Science degree program beginning fall 2010 and forward.  GSCIS offers Master of Science degrees in the following subjects: Computer Science…


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