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NSU Celebrates Employees at SharkFest 2019

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Halmos College Holds Inaugural Pre-Health Professionalism Workshop

On Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 students representing several pre-professional student organizations on campus took part in the Inaugural Pre-Health Professionalism Workshop. This event was a collaboration between faculty of the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine.  This inter-professional affair…


Fischler College of Education to Host Child Protection Conference in February

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) is hosting The Child Protection Conference: Building Resilience in Changing Times. The free conference will be held on Friday, February 22nd at NSU’s Don Taft University Center Performance Theatre. Ronald L. Book, Chairman of the Lauren’s Kids Foundation, will serve as the…


Marine Environmental Education Center Unveils New Art Installation

This past December, the Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) unveiled its latest art installation, a mural by artist Rei Ramirez. A local artist, Mr. Ramirez works with a technique that combined his favorite art styles: portraiture, realism, graffiti, Art nouveau, comics, fantasy art, surrealism, Japanese print and Graphic Design. The…


Influenza and Meningitis

Bindu S. Mayi, M.Sc., Ph.D., professor of microbiology at NSU’s College of Medical Sciences educates people Influenza and Meningitis. On December 28, 2018, Bre Payton, a 26 year old political journalist, died of what appears to be H1N1 influenza (aka flu) and meningitis, two completely different infections. For information onFlu vaccines…


Nova Southeastern University to Honor Rita and Rick Case at its Annual Celebration of Excellence

NSU will proudly bestow the 2019 President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service Award upon automotive magnates and philanthropists Rita and Rick Case at its 21st Annual Celebration of Excellence (COE) gala to be held February 2. They join an impressive list of honorees that includes The Miniaci Family, Winifred…


Black History Month Kicks off in February – Get Ready for African Presence 2019!

NSU’s celebration of Black History Month begins on Friday, February 8 with the opening reception of the 16th Annual African Presence Art Exhibition.  The event begins at 6:30 pm and will be held in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. This…


NSU Launches First-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence Bot to Help Students, Faculty and Staff

Amazon may have Alexa, but Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has Julie! Created by NSU’s Office of Innovation and Technology, Julie is an AI chatbot that will optimize the university experience. NSU’s Office of Innovation and Technology has developed and debuted “Julie” to its students, faculty and staff. Julie is an…


The Kapila Family Foundation Feeding Disorders Clinic at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development to Offer Services for Free through June 2019

The Kapila Family Foundation Feeding Disorders Clinic at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Mailman Segal Center has received a grant in the amount of $669,282 from the State of Florida Department of Education that will fund feeding services through June 2019. The clinic is one of seven of its kind in…


CAHSS Invites all NSU Students for “Crossroads of the Transatlantic Humanities Student Conference” Abstract Submission

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) extends an invitation to NSU students to submit an abstract for participation in an upcoming Humanities Student Conference to be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie. The conference theme is “Crossroads of the Transatlantic.” CAHSS’ Departments of…


7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA” Video Available For NSU Students

The Office of Student Financial Assistance has posted a new resource to the financial aid website to help students complete the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Completing the FAFSA is the first step in applying for financial aid. However, many students and families, especially first-time filers, find…


It’s Time for NSU’s 16th Annual CommunityFest

Join us for NSU’s 16th annual CommunityFest on February 9, 2019 from noon to 4:00 p.m. With an average of 5000+ participants each year, CommunityFest celebrates and connects NSU students, employees, and their families through a carnival-like atmosphere around Gold Circle Lake, located on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale campus. NSU CommunityFest…


Living The Values Employee Recognition Program-November

The Living the Values Employee Recognition Program is an excellent way to honor those understand what the core values are and how they contribute to the achievement of NSU’s Vision 2020. During the month of November, the focus was on the core value: Integrity Here are just a few of…


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 Holiday Season

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

NSU Ranked 2019 Best Online Colleges & Degrees

SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) within their 2019 lists of best online colleges. The group recognized NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing for its Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering program, ranking it 13 out of 19 in “Best Online…


Student Affairs

S.O.S. January 2019 Events

S.O.S. – Sharks on the Scene gives students access to exclusive discounted tickets to some of the largest events South Florida has to offer. Friday, January 18 Galaxy Skateway Skating Rink Galaxy Skateway Davie Ticket Price: $7 Ticket Sale Date: 1/9/2019 Shark Shuttle Pick Up: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, January 19 Beach Day and…


Professional Development Grant Application Now Open

The Nova Southeastern University Pan Student Government Association is made up of all the 15 constituent SGA’s established at NSU. In order to serve the varied student constituents, PanSGA has established a Professional Development Grant Program. This Grant program will award a successful applicant up to and no more than $1000 for use…


MLK Jr. Weekend 2019

Celebrate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a weekend of service and leadership events! January 18-20, 2019                                                             …


NSU Achievements

CAHSS Alum Edits Book and Faculty Contributes Book Chapter

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has contributed a chapter to the book, The Changing Dynamics of Terrorism and Violent Extremism: An Analysis, Vol I. Duckworth’s chapter is entitled, “Learning after 9/11:Muslim Students Speak for…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Book, Systems Theories for Psychotherapists from Theory to Practice

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), published the book, Systems Theories for Psychotherapists from Theory to Practice (2018). Contributors to the book include DFT faculty Christopher Burnett, Ph.D., James Hibel, Ph.D., and doctoral student Clinton Lambert….


Communications Director Wins CASE

Scott Colton, B.A., APR., director of medical communications and public relations for the Health Professions Division, received a Special Merit Award in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) III Awards Program in the Best Articles of the Year category, which received more than 900 submissions. Colton’s winning…


Alvin Sherman Library

“The Nights of Our Lives: Why We Sleep & Dream” at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library

Join the Circle of Friends at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in the Cotilla Gallery on the 2nd floor for the presentation “The Nights of Our Lives: Why We Sleep & Dream”. Presented by NSU’s own Jamie Tartar, Ph.D., Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Psychology, the…


New Year’s Resolution: Join the Circle of Friends!

Thanks to the membership dues and contributions from our members, the Circle of Friends truly makes a difference — by changing the way students study, helping youngsters learn to read, and building a love for reading! Over the years, the funds allocated by the Circle of Friends have resulted in…


Gear Up For Optimal Success

In support of NSU’s Vision 2020, mission, and core values, the NSU Libraries have designed these workshops to showcase ways to achieve optimal success with library research, publishing, and copyright. The Free workshops are held simultaneously in-person on NSU’s main campus and online to give faculty, students and staff opportunities…


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…


Athletics

Spring Season Creeping Closer for NSU Women’s Golf

In search of its third consecutive Sunshine State Conference championship, and fourth NCAA Division II national title this decade, the Nova Southeastern women’s golf team is set to tee off its anticipated spring season on Feb. 3 at the World Golf Invitational, hosted by Flagler. Following a highly impressive 2017-18…


Brian Rosen Named NSU’s Head Volleyball Coach

Nova Southeastern University Director of Athletics Michael Mominey recently announced Brian Rosen has been hired to take over the Sharks volleyball program. Rosen becomes the 12th head coach since the program’s inception in 1985. FULL RELEASE  


HoopDirt.com Recognizes Crutchfield as DII Coach of the Week

With his team continuing its torrid start to the 2018-19 campaign, Nova Southeastern head coach Jim Crutchfield has been named HoopDirt.com’s Division II Coach of the Week, presented by Just Play Solutions. Fresh off the NCAA-mandated 10-day layoff, the Sharks still didn’t lose a step, throttling the nation’s No. 7 team in…


NSU Men’s Golf Gearing Up for February Return

The Nova Southeastern men’s golf team is just a mere five weeks away from ramping up what expects to be an exciting spring season, beginning with the Matlock Collegiate Classic, hosted by Florida Southern, from Feb. 11-12. FULL RELEASE  


NSU Athletics Announces Fall Academic Achievements

After a particularly strong fall semester full of exceptional on-field and on-court accomplishments, the Nova Southeastern athletic department has again reached new heights with the its classroom accomplishments, as its 17 programs delivered a collective 3.22 grade point average through the fall term. FULL RELEASE


Matthews Garners SSC Defensive Player of the Week Honor

Known more for its offensive prowess, Nova Southeastern earned some recognition for its work done on the other end of the court Monday, as Mark Matthews was selected as the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week. FULL RELEASE


Zinaich Repeats as USBWA National Player of the Week

For the second time in as many weeks, Nova Southeastern forward Connor Zinaich has been recognized as the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Division II Player of the Week, spanning games played from Dec. 29-30. FULL RELEASE


NSU Rises to No. 4 in New NABC Rankings

One of just six remaining unbeaten in all of NCAA Division II, Nova Southeastern crept up to No. 4 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) poll, recently announced. FULL RELEASE  


Baseball’s Brown Honored to be Featured Speaker at ABCA Convention

During last weekend’s American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) national convention, Nova Southeastern baseball head coach Greg Brown had the esteemed honor of being among the main stage clinic speakers, sharing his knowledge about “Empowering the Athletic Catcher” at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. FULL RELEASE


Sharks Softball Debuts 2019 Slate

Nova Southeastern head softball coach Julie LeMaire has announced the schedule for the 2019 season, set to begin on Feb. 1 at the DII Gulf Shores Invitational in Gulf Shores, Ala. The Sharks are slated to compete in 52 games, including 23 at the AD Griffin Sports Complex. FULL RELEASE


Sharks Close Out Florida Tech on the Road for 12th Consecutive Win

There was one team head coach Jim Crutchfield had yet to beat in his two seasons within the Sunshine State Conference – not anymore. Despite shooting a season-low 37.5 percent from the field, No. 5 Nova Southeastern was able to rely on its defense Saturday night to eventually run away…


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

The Rat Pack Together Again at the The Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center

Rat Pack takes you on a musical journey featuring the greatest hits from the legendary Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. This production will treat you to Sinatra classics including “Come Fly With Me ,My Way, and “New York, Dino with great songs like “Everybody Loves Somebody and “That’s…


Regional Campuses

Vital Human Trafficking Training for Helping Professionals

NSU will host “Vital Human Trafficking Training for Helping Professionals” on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at NSU Miami Campus located at 8585 SW 124th Avenue, Miami, FL 33183. At the workshop you will learn about this social justice problem, its impact on victims, and the necessary…


University School

NSU University School Students Selected As Miami Herald Silver Knight Awards Nominees

NSU University School is proud to congratulate the seniors who have been selected as nominees for the Miami Herald Silver Knight Awards, one of the most highly regarded student awards programs in the nation. These outstanding students are being recognized for their commitment to academics and for generously applying their…


NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

Coming Soon to NSU Art Museum: William J. Glackens and Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Affinities and Distinctions Exhibition

William J. Glackens and Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Affinities and Distinctions opens at NSU Art Museum on October 21 and runs until May 19, 2019. One of America’s leading modern artists, painter William Glackens (1870-1938) had a keen interest in the work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir that has long been recognized. He saw…


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

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…


NSU Alumni Spotlight

NSU Alumni Spotlight: CAHSS Alum is Army Captain and Equal Opportunity and Diversity Officer

Aura Rojas, M.S., 2015 graduate of the M.S in National Security Affairs (now the M.S. in National Security Affairs and International Relations) is a Captain in the United States Army. Currently she is serving as the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Officer at the National Guard Bureau in Arlington, Virginia. Prior…