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Six Student Athletes Earn Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar Athlete Honors

Six Student Athletes Earn Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar Athlete Honors

News and Upcoming Events

Nicole Patterson, O.D., Named Assistant Dean of NSU College of Optometry

David S. Loshin, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, dean of optometry, announced the appointment of Nicole Patterson, O.D., M.S., FAAO as assistant dean for student affairs and admissions of NSU’s College of Optometry. She will assume the role in July. Currently, she is the Director of Educational Effectiveness and Outcomes Assessment. She…


The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Anniversary Highlights CAPE Reflections

Since 2011, the Center for Academic and Professional Excellence (CAPE) has graduated 150 dedicated faculty and staff members, who have participated in a variety of professional development initiatives, including courses on leadership, research and teaching/learning and professional growth. The Academy for Career Enrichment, the Hybrid Institute, and conflict resolution courses…


2019 Parking Decals Now Available

The 2019 parking decals are now available to all members of the NSU community.  Please download the new 2019 Parking Decal Application. You must present your completed application and submit a copy of your current vehicle registration in person. Please note that applications cannot be mailed, faxed, or sent through…


NSU Summer Shuttle Schedule

The Office of Facilities Management would like to inform the NSU community about the upcoming summer shuttle schedule. Effective Monday, May 7, 2018, the new schedule will be reflected on the NSU iShark app under Shark Shuttle, as well as at all shuttle stops. For more information about the NSU…


NSU Commencement & High School Graduations Hosted on Fort Lauderdale/ Davie Campus

NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/ Davie campus will be the site of several Broward County high school graduation ceremonies, as well as NSU commencements. These ceremonies will be held in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. 2018 High School Graduations Schedule.   NSU Commencement Schedule. On the above dates…


SharkBytes Summer Schedule

SharkBytes will begin its bi-weekly publication schedule with the last weekly edition on May 2. The dates for the summer editions of SharkBytes are: May 16, 2018, May 30, 2018 June 13, 2018, June 27, 2018 July 11, 2018, July 25, 2018 August 8, 2018, August 22, 2018 SharkBytes will…


Living The Values Employee Recognition Program

The Living the Values Employee Recognition Program is an excellent way to honor those who understand what the core values are and how they contribute to the achievement of NSU’s Vision 2020. During the month of May, the focus was on the core value of Academic Excellence. “Quality is never…


Special NSU Employee Discount Ticket Offers to the Broward Center and More

NSU employees, family and friends are invited to enjoy the benefits of discounted tickets to many exciting events, performances and concerts at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Parker Playhouse, the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center and The Pembroke Pines City Center. Simply select the show and performance that…


Support NSU While You Shop on Amazon

Did you know? You can help support NSU’s fundraising efforts while you shop online at Amazon.com? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low…


Pride Bites

Pride Bite: Trump Nominates First Woman Ever to be U.S. Attorney in South Florida

­NSU Law alumna Ariana Fajardo Orshan has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. attorney in South Florida. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first woman to run the Southern District of Florida’s U.S. attorney’s office. Overseeing more than 200 federal prosecutors from Key…


Pride Bite: NSU Ranked as One of the Nation’s Best Online Education Programs

Choosing the right school is one of the biggest decisions we can make in life. When students choose Nova Southeastern University (NSU,) they are choosing to get an edge on the competition. As evidence of this edge, NSU has been ranked third in Florida and 12th overall in the United…


Campaign Corner

How NSU Helped Her Save a Friend

Marcia Tippenhauer, B.S., is a self-described “Shark person.” She actively participates in many of NSU’s campus and community events and encourages others to do so, too. When NSU introduced vanity license plates, she was among the first to get one. As an employee, alumna, and mother of one NSU student,…


Alvin Sherman Library

Rock the Library: Summer Kick-Off Dance Party!

Read for the Fun of It! this summer at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library. Kick-off begins Sunday, June 10 …but you can register today and begin a summer filled with entertaining programs, reading and prizes!   For the tenth year in a row, FREE programming for youth, teens and adults will…


Become a Member of the Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends (COF), the fundraising arm of the Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library has a very special invitation for all NSU employees.  Recently, the Circle of Friends Board unanimously passed an initiative to encourage participation in this group, by creating a staff rate of just $25.00 a year. …


Free Access to Lynda.com at the Alvin Sherman Library

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library provides access to Lynda.com, a vast online library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. The Alvin Sherman Library’s Lynda.com subscription is at the premium level, valued at $29.99 per month.  It is accessible to the entire NSU community and…


NSU Research Spotlight

Researchers Join OCEARCH on One-Of-A-Kind Collaborative Research Trip

When describing an upcoming research trip for Nova Southeastern University (NSU) scientists, ambitious is a bit of an understatement. OCEARCH, which has earned acclaim for its research related to great white sharks, has invited scientists from a number of other organizations to join them for a unique trip up the…


TQR 10th Annual Conference – Teaching and Learning Qualitative Research

Anyone who has ever taught someone how to do qualitative research knows the challenges and joys in helping somebody to not only understand and appreciate these approaches to rigorous inquiry, but also to perform and critique the skills necessary to produce works of quality and distinction. The lessons we learn…


Check out this Great Online Resource: The Qualitative Report

NSU is home to one of the oldest and most prestigious open-access, online journals – The Qualitative Report, the first English language e-journal in the world to publish qualitative, action, collaborative, mixed-method, arts-based, and critical research from a transdisciplinary perspective. The journal’s quality can be seen by its inclusion in…


NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

Free First Thursday

Free First Thursday Starry Nights Presented by PNC Bank with FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 5 – 8 pm. Enjoy: 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer light bites in the Museum Café drawings for prizes free admission to exhibitions hands-on art projects for…


You Belong – Free NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Membership!

All NSU students, faculty, and staff are entitled to Free Museum Membership. VIP Access From art exhibitions and behind-the scenes talks with world-famous artists, to music, dance and film, membership at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale gives you VIP ACCESS to unique social and educational happenings. Connect Museum membership is a…


NSU Camps

Junior Dolphins Summer Camp for Boys and Girls Offers Exclusive Discount to NSU Employees

The Junior Dolphins Summer Camp allows boys and girls ages 8-14 to spend the summer training like their favorite Dolphins players. This four-day non-contact camp experience allows players of all levels to work on their football skills. It gives them the opportunity to learn to play football in a fun…


The Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the Performance Project School of the Arts Theater Camp

Discover the star within! Don’t miss the fun when the curtain rises for a summer filled with the excitement and magic of live musical theater. As a world-class performance arts center and leader in the development of arts-integrated learning for our youth, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts is…


Summer Exploration Camp at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center, Ages 2–5

Summer Exploration Camp Exclusively for children ages 2-5, Summer Exploration Camp fills summer days with fun and exciting learning opportunities. The camp features an interactive water-play fountain, an outdoor art studio, four unique and exciting playgrounds and indoor classrooms where children can play, learn, and explore. Science, music, ceramics, cooking, and…


Employees Receive Discount at Camp Nova

Camp Nova at NSU University School offers a variety of summer programs for students in kindergarten to grade 11, and provides campers with a summer full of smiles, fun with new friends, and amazing memories. For more information, click here.


NSU Health Care Centers

Satellite Student Medical Center in the Don Taft University Center

Students now can visit a satellite student medical center located in the middle of the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus for all students. This location was added in the Don Taft Center in order to offer closer medical facilities for our students. This center is staffed by Darren Cohen,D.O., a board…


Take Advantage of NSU’s Employee Health and Wellness Center

Did you know? Nova Southeastern University’s Employee Health and Wellness Center is  open and run exclusively by NSU faculty physicians from NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. They are Jill Wallace-Ross, D.O., board certified in family medicine; and Pamela Moran-Walcutt, D.O., board certified in family medicine. The Center’s hours will be…