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Holiday Season 2017 Begins!

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NSU Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine to Host South Florida Screening of “Unrest”

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine (INIM) will host the South Florida premiere of “Unrest,” a Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary that focuses on the plight of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) patients. The 90-minute, feature film will be shown at NSU’s Miniaci Auditorium on Saturday, December…


Three Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Occupational Therapy Students Join the HOPE Relief Visit to the Florida Keys

A nondenominational evangelical Christian organization named Samaritan’s Purse provides disaster relief to people around the world by giving hope to those in need. The Samaritan’s Purse mission aids, works, and assists families of the war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine. After Hurricane Irma, three Dr. Pallavi Patel College of…


Fischler College of Education Celebrates Employees’ Anniversaries

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education recognized its employees who were celebrating milestone anniversaries with NSU at its annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. The luncheon was held on November 13, in the Cotilla Gallery. Below are the employees who were honored for their years of service to NSU: 30 Years: Mark…


FCE Attends the Broward County Council of Teachers Annual Mathematics Extravaganza

NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE) recently participated in the Broward County Council of Teachers of Mathematics (BCCTM) Annual Mathematics Extravaganza on November 7. The annual event was held on NSU’s Ft. Lauderdale Campus in the Carl DeSantis Building. Around 150 Broward County Mathematics Teachers, from public and private schools,…


NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Faculty Shares the Stars with Students

Halmos Faculty members Stefan Kautsch, Ph.D. and Bryan Armentrout, Ph.D. celebrated the moon and the stars with First-Year Seminar students and the Alvin Sherman Library. Hosted by librarians Nora Quinlan and Craig Amos, the First-Year Seminar students organized the party on November 2 in conjunction with the Alvin Sherman Library’s…


Halmos College Celebrates Dean’s List

On October 31, the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography celebrated the 238 students who achieved the distinction of making the Dean’s list, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.8 for the semester. Dean Richard Dodge, Ph.D. and Associate Dean Robin Sherman, Ph.D. were masters of ceremonies for the…


November is Diabetes Awareness Month: NSU Invites You to Get Your Annual Eye Examination

Nearly half of Americans have diabetes or are at high risk for it. Reviewing the Center for Disease Control’s National Diabetes Statistics Report for 2017, diabetes continues to be a growing problem. Specifically, this sight-stealing condition affects more than 30.3 million, or 1 in 10 Americans, with about 7.2 million…


CAHSS Announces an Exciting 2017-2018 Season of the Arts

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has announced an exciting schedule for the 2017-2018 Season of the Arts. Some of the events require a ticket, while others are free. Tickets for students (with ID cards), and NSU faculty, and…


SharkBytes Holiday Schedule 2017-18

During the holiday season, please note SharkBytes will NOT be published on the following dates: November 30, 2017 December 27, 2017 January 3, 2018 January 10, 2018 SharkBytes will resume its normal weekly schedule on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.    


Human Resources: What is Rally?

Rally is an incentive program provided by ICUBA through Blue Cross Blue Shield from April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018.  Wellness incentives are available to employees and their spouse or domestic partner when both are covered under the medical plan offered at NSU. Wellness incentives are offered once wellness…


The Deadline is Quickly Approaching to Complete the NSU’s Title IX Training: Preventing Discrimination and Harassment

Recently, you received notice from President Hanbury describing the mandatory Title IX training for all full-time and part-time faculty, staff, and other identified employees. You have until December 10, 2017, to complete the training. If you do not complete the training by then, this will be part of the FY18…


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 this Weekend

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 Rated 5th Nationally For Minorities with Graduate Degrees

“It is gratifying to know that our efforts to have a truly diversified campus are successful,” said NSU President/CEO George L. Hanbury II. “I think our student population well reflects the community we are situated in, and also shows our programs to engage minority students are working.” An NSU analysis…


Student Affairs

Recyclemania 2018

Recyclemania is a nation-wide recycling competition between over 400 universities. We will be competing to see who can reduce the most waste. Join us for the first event to kick off the competition: the Sustainable Walk and Ride on February 5th from 6-8 at the Gold Circle Lake! What is it?…


NSU’s Stress Less Week

Join RecWell during Finals Week to destress before the test! There will be a variety of activities to help you unwind and stress less with us during a hectic week. Monday, December 4, 2017 Survival Bags Noon–1:00 p.m. Wellness on Wheels Yoga Flow 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. RecPlex MP 1 Dog…


Sharks And Service (SAS) Winter Trip

Join us on our upcoming Winter SAS Trip, a week-long service trip for service-orientated students that want to make a difference. December 9–16, 2017 at Asheville, NC Topic: Food Insecurity and Youth Partnering with the YMCA of Western North Carolina Interested  in  learning  more  about  the  service  trip experience  or …


Nominations For The 20th Annual Student Life Achievement Award

Nominations for the 20th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards, affectionately known as the STUEY’s, are now open. All NSU students, faculty, and staff members are invited to nominate candidates of their choice for recognition. Click here for more information about making your nominations. Nominations are going to be accepted from Monday,…


Henderson Student Counseling Center for NSU Students

Henderson Student Counseling Services 3440 S. University Dr. (in University Park Plaza) Davie, FL 33328 (954) 424-6911 (954) 424-6915 www.hendersonbh.org/studentcounseling Office hours will be as follows: Monday               8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday               8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday        8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday             8:30 a.m. – 6:00…


NSU Achievements

Guy Harvey and Halmos College Faculty Present at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show: Announce New Marine Research Hub

This November, Guy Harvey, Ph.D. and Halmos College faculty members Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. and Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. gave talks at the 58th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. These presentations were part of the launch of South Florida’s new Marine Research Hub initiative. Dr. Harvey was the keynote speaker at…


FCE Undergrads Interview Gregory Stiber for My Favorite Teacher Project

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) undergraduate students, Lauren Santana, Chloe Behar, and Sherilynn Soto recently interviewed Gregory Stiber, Ed.D., NSU’s Executive Director, Licensure and State Relations, as part of the students’ My Favorite Teacher project. The goal of the My Favorite Teacher project is to interview 5,000…


Broward County Medical Association Honored Dr. Ramsey Pevsner At Women’s Physician’s Reception

Nova Southeastern University COM Professor, Dr. Deborah Ann Mulligan chaired the recent Women’s Physician’s Networking Social, where Dr. Ramsey Pevsner was honored.  Dr. Mulligan warmly welcomed members, prospective members, friends and loyal sponsors as they arrived at the Wentworth Art Gallery on Las Olas.  Dr. Pevsner was recently installed as…


CAHSS Faculty and Student Honored at 2017 Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Conference

Christine Beliard, Ph.D., faculty and Director of the Doctoral Programs in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) and Debbie Manigat, M.S., doctoral student in DFT in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) were honored at the 2017 Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Conference in Orlando….


FCE’s Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership Granted Accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Organizational Leadership was granted accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ). The Ed.D. program in Organizational Leadership has undergone a rigorous self-study and peer review and meets the UCJ’s guidelines and standards for educational quality…


Alvin Sherman Library

Now Offered at the Alvin Sherman Library: Kanopy Database an On Demand Video Streaming Service

If you’re interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you’re in luck. Get out your shark card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library’s newest on demand video streaming service. You can stream over 26,000 films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses,…


Free Access to Lynda.com at the Alvin Sherman Library

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library is now proud to provide 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…


Athletics

Sharks Tennis Announces First Signees of 2018-19

Nova Southeastern women’s tennis head coach Doug Neagle has announced the signing of Natalie Espinal and Diane Follin-Arbelet, the first two signees for the 2018-19 season. FULL RELEASE


Sharks Swimming Ranked in the Top-10 in First CSCAA Poll

The Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s swimming teams enter the first College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Top-25 poll in the Top-10. The poll aims to measure the top teams in head-to-head competition. The women remain at No. 3 from the preseason poll with 115 points while the men…


No. 3 Sharks Claim Third SSC Swimmer of the Week Sweep

For the third time in five weeks, the No. 3 Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s swimming teams have swept the Sunshine State Conference Swimmer of the Week awards as announced by the league office. Freshman duo of Jenna Johns and Samuel Brettmann secured the third sweep of the SSC weekly accolades following solid performances…


Journey to the Sweet 16 Hosted by Nova Southeastern

Continuing the trend of program firsts in 2017, Nova Southeastern has earned the opportunity to host the opening two rounds of the NCAA South Region this weekend. The Sharks were selected as the region’s No. 2 seed, and as a result will receive an automatic bye into the round of…


Sharks Set to Kick Off 2017-18 Season

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball 2017-18 season is set to tip off Friday, Nov. 10, at the GSC/SSC Crossover Classic hosted by Union University in Jackson, Tenn. Along with NSU, four teams in total will be competing at the Fred DeLay Gymnasium, including Delta State, Barry, and the host Bulldogs….


NSU Research Spotlight

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…


Community News

Free VPK to 4 and 5 Year Olds at the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development

The Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program – or VPK – is a free prekindergarten program for 4 and 5-year-olds who reside in Florida. Voluntary Prekindergarten or VPK gives children a jump start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills. By developing the skills children…


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

Three Time Graduate Receives Halmos College Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

As part of the NSU Homecoming, Halmos Alumnus Vincent Richards (BS ’01, MS ’06, Ph.D. ’10) received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, the highest and most prestigious honor that NSU bestows upon its graduates. The program recognizes alumni who have realized their potential around the world by demonstrating a record…