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Congratulations to All Winners of the 19th Annual STUEY Awards

Congratulations to All Winners of the 19th Annual STUEY Awards

News and Upcoming Events

NSU to host 2017 Commencements on Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus; Traffic/Parking Impacted

  The Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus will be the site of NSU’s 2017 commencement ceremonies beginning Thursday, May 11. The ceremony begins at 2:30 pm and will be held in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. Doors will open at 1:00 pm. We are expecting considerable traffic…


NSU Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine Hosts Monthly Seminars

The INIM, an affiliate of NSU College Osteopathic Medicine, is pleased to host Travis Craddock, Ph.D.—assistant professor in the NSU College of Psychology’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and associate director of the NSU Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine’s Clinical Systems Biology Group—at the monthly INIM Research Seminar Series on Friday,…


NSU to Host High School Graduations; Traffic Impacted on Fort Laudedale/Davie Campus

NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus will be the site of several Broward County high school graduation rehearsals and ceremonies, as well as NSU commencements. These ceremonies will be held in the Rick Case Arena of the Don Taft University Center. On the dates of the rehearsals and ceremonies, we are expecting…


New Home and Name for NSU SharkCard Services

The team that is responsible for issuing SharkCards to students, faculty, and staff has a new name and home. SharkCard Services, formerly known as NSU Campus Card Services, has recently joined Enrollment and Student Services (ESS). SharkCard Services’ new location in the One-Stop Shop (Horvitz and Terry Administration Buildings on…


NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention Newsletter is Online

The Suicide and Violence Prevention (SVP) staff is available to assist all Nova Southeastern University students, faculty and staff, and devoted to creating a safety net at NSU, helping to prevent suicide and violence. The most effective ways to prevent suicide and violence are to know the warning signs, take…


Spring/Summer 2017 Dollar$ and $ense Newsletter is Now Available

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) has published the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of the Dollar$ and $ense student newsletter. This issue provides students with information relating to the financial aid application process, scholarships, updates regarding federal and state financial aid, deadlines, and more. The newsletter is available on the NSU financial…


New NSU eBill Login Process

Beginning April 25, 2017, students and authorized users will be presented with a new NSU eBill login process. A new webpage will display prompting you to select whether you are an authorized user or student/staff member Authorized users will be directed to the current login page. Students and staff will…


Special NSU Employee Discount Ticket Offers to the Broward Center

 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 at 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: NSU Completes SACS Accreditation Review With Flying Colors

Every 10 years, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) – the accrediting body that governs Nova Southeastern University (NSU) – performs an exhaustive review of the university in preparation for re-affirmation. In April, 2017, a team of nine reviewers visited NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus for three…


Campaign Corner

Realizing Potential: Become Your Best Self

When Vera Mandilovitch began working at Nova Southeastern University nearly 4 years ago, she was quickly inspired by the welcoming and motivating environment that she was looking for as a public relations professional. NSU, she says, “felt like a second family.” Vera works in the Division of Public Relations and…


Realizing Potential: Pharm.D./M.B.A. Student Shares Story at Annual Big Thank You

My name is Yana Vorontsova, and I am a Doctor of Pharmacy and M.B.A. student. I was born in Siberia, in a very small rural village in the south of Siberia. Growing up in a post-Soviet Russia; it was a very difficult time. Our family, just like many others, survived…


Student Affairs

Write Bytes Winter 2017: Technical Writing Workshop Series ends in April

The Technical Writing Workshop Series continues! Don’t miss these informative workshops: Tuesday, April 25 | 5:00–6:00 p.m. Open Workshop – Bring Your Own Writing in Progress This collaborative environment encourages writers to bring their writings-in-progress to share and get feedback. Thursday, April 27 | 2:00–3:00 p.m. Open Workshop – Bring…


The ANSWER to reaching your GOALS is HERE

NSU provides psychological counseling services to its students FREE of charge.  These services can help you with a wide variety of life issues where additional support and guidance may be beneficial. If at any time you have concerns about anxiety, stress, time management, relationship challenges, substance abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts,…


NSU Achievements

NSU-COM Wins First Place AACOM Communications Award

Scott Colton, B.A., APR, who serves as COM/HPD director of medical communications and public relations, received first-place honors in the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Excellence in Communications Awards Program. Colton earned the first-place award in the Best Feature Article category for his piece titled “Altruism…


NSU Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Awarded an AAUW Community Action Grant

The Nova Southeastern University branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the recipient of a 2017-18 AAUW Community Action Grant. The grant, spearheaded by AAUW-NSU members Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Halmos College of Natural Science and Oceanography and Sheila Fabius, M.P.A., Director of…


CAHSS Doctoral Student was featured in the new HBO documentary Rock and a Hard Place

Alexandra Alfaro, M.S., doctoral student in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was featured as a therapist in the new HBO Documentary Rock and a Hard Place. Inspired by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s own experiences with the law as a…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at Scripps College on “Fatness and the Politics of Desirability”

Andrea Shaw Nevins, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was an invited panelist at Scripps College in Claremont, CA on March 24, 2017. The panel’s topic was, “Fatness and the Politics of Desirability.” Nevins…


NSU Occupational Therapists at Hill Day in Tallahassee

On Wed. Feb 21 over 60 Florida occupational therapy practitioners and students arrived at our State Capitol for the Florida Occupational Therapy Association’s (FOTA) Hill Day. Three faculty (Bloch, Ed.D, OT/L, Lambdin-Pattavina, OT, OTR/L and Peirce, Ph.D, OTR/L) represented Nova Southeastern University from the Department of Occupational Therapy Fort Lauderdale…


Alvin Sherman Library

Money Smart Week: Set Course for a Fiscally Responsible Year!

The Alvin Sherman Library is holding a series of programs from April 22 – 29 in conjunction with Money Smart Week. Our goal is to provide information to help you better manage your personal finances.  Take a look at what we have in store:  SAVING MONEY WITH COUPONS Monday, April…


We’re Looking for Some Good Friends!

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library will hold its biggest fundraising event of the year on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm. The Library’s Atrium will be transformed into a rocking and rolling piano bar for The Annual Gala and Fundraiser: “A Night of Dueling…


Circle of Friends Host Annual Meeting in May

  The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library invites you to attend its Annual Meeting on May 17, 2017 at 5:30 pm for a celebration of this past year’s achievements, and the installation of the incoming board and officers. You’ll also hear about Banana Wave, an up…


Alvin Sherman Library to host World War I Programs and Exhibit

This year marks the centennial of the entry of the United States into World War I.  Learn more about the impact this had on everyday lives and the making of America today as the NSU Alvin Sherman Library hosts a unique blend of programs and events. This series of programs and…


Come see the Miami-Based de la Cruz Collection Art Exhibit in the Alvin Sherman Library

Renowned throughout South Florida and internationally, the de la Cruz Collection presents the Cult of Personality, currently on view through May 28 at the Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla gallery, second floor, Alvin Sherman Library  on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus. This exhibition is the third in an annual series curated and organized…


Community News

Summer Exploration Camp 2017 at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center, Ages 2-5

Welcome to our Summer Exploration Camp, featuring an outdoor art studio, an interactive water-play fountain, and unique and exciting playgrounds, as well as classrooms equipped with developmentally appropriate learning materials and activities for your child to enjoy. SUMMER EXPLORATION CAMP FEATURES trained and experienced staff members hands-on, age-appropriate activities and…


Neuroscience Camp 2017 for High School Students

The NSU College of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is excited to offer a two-week (9 am – 12:30 pm) discovery-based Behavioral Neuroscience training program for high school juniors and seniors. The camp will take place from July 24 – Aug 4, 2017 on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/ Davie campus….


Moving Day, a National Parkinson Foundation Event

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is holding Moving Day®, a fundraising walk for Parkinson’s disease (PD) in Davie, FL. This event will be the first annual Moving Day®  Broward held at Nova Southeastern University on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 8:30am – 11:30am. The money your community raises through Moving…


The NSU Multimedia Camp Is For Students Between the Ages of 12 – 18

Early bird registration is now open for NSU’s Multimedia Camp for student between the ages of 12 – 18. NSU staff and faculty receive an addition 25% off. NSU’s Multimedia Camp will take place June 19 – June 25 on our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and offer’s residential and commuter opportunities…


Recreation and Wellness

Intramural Summer Bowling League

This summer, sign-up for the Intramural Summer Bowling League taking place on Tuesday nights. May 23–June 27, 2017 Sparez Bowling Alley, Davie $69 per player Grand Prize: Intramural Championship T-shirt Sign up today: Register on imleagues.com or email mbirch@nova.edu. HOW TO SIGN UP: 1. Sign in or create an account…


University School

NSU University School Students Participate in National Biomechanics Day

NSU University School-Upper School students enjoyed working with NSU faculty in the university’s first ever National Biomechanics Day! The event took place at the NSU Exercise and Sports Medicine lab. The students were divided into three groups and rotated between three lab stations which consisted of: (1) Making their own…


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 Health Care Centers

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…


NSU Alumni Spotlight

NSU Alumni Spotlight: NSU Alumna Named Teacher of the Year by Broward County Public Schools

Eleanna Hurst, an alumna from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was named “Teacher of the Year” by the School Board of Broward County, Florida. The honor was bestowed at the district’s 2017 Caliber Awards ceremony held earlier this month at the Greater Fort Lauderdale…