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NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG)  and Quality of Life Awards Ceremony

NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life Awards Ceremony

News and Upcoming Events

Get your Discounted tickets to June performances at Broward Center

Exclusive Offer for Nova Southeastern University employees, friends & families on selected performances. No minimum ticket purchase required Click here to purchase tickets or call call 954.660.6307 and mention Super Promo Code. June 15–19 • Au-Rene Theater-Seats starting at $37.00 per ticket. Enter your exclusive promo code: NOVAEM Disney’s BEAUTY…


Looking for a Summer Camp for the Kids? Take a look at what NSU has to offer…

NSU has options to keep your vacationing children happy, active and creative during the summer months.   For the athletic child – consider Basketball Camp – NSU Sharks Camp and Combine Athletics have partnered and will teach your child the fundamentals of basketball while they compete in games and have fun at…


Fischler College on the Move

In an effort to build on existing synergies and to further align all of NSU’s colleges, two exciting changes are taking place. The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education is relocating from North Miami Beach to the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. This option has recently become available to us because of the…


NSU Exclusive Offer for Summer Basketball Camp

NSU Sharks Camp has partnered with Combine Athletics to offer NSU faculty and staff an exclusive discount on an exciting Summer Break basketball camp for boys & girls, ages 5-16 beginning June 13. Use Promo Code SHARKS16 to receive $35 off per week and receive free before and after care!…


NSU RecPlex Commencement Closures

The Don Taft University Center will host NSU Commencement Ceremonies again this summer.  As part of the logistics to successfully complete these ceremonies, the NSU RecPlex will house a number of activities prior, during, and after the ceremonies each day. Due to the impact of hosting these activities, and with…


NSU to Host 2016 High School Graduations; Traffic Impacted on Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

In addition to hosting NSU commencements, NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus will be the site of several Broward County high school graduation rehearsals and ceremonies, including NSU’s University School. These ceremonies will be held in the Arena of the Don Taft University Center. On the dates of the rehearsals and ceremonies, we…


NSU New Wireless Network: 1NSU Wireless

 The Office of Information and Innovation Technology has recently started broadcasting a new Service Set Identifier (SSID) called “1NSU,” the new wireless network that provides the NSU community with a faster, easier, and more secure method of accessing NSU’s online resources over the Wi-Fi network.  The “1NSU” network utilizes your NSU username…


Commencement Season at NSU; Traffic/Parking Impacted on Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

In addition to hosting several high school graduation ceremonies, NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus has the honor of hosting 10 NSU commencement ceremonies in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center. On the dates of the ceremonies, we are expecting considerable traffic on and around our campus and carpooling is…


Save the Date for the 8th ESS Informational Summit in July

NSU Enrollment and Student Services will host the 8th ESS Informational Summit on July 14, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building. The ESS Informational Summit is an outreach event for all faculty and staff. It provides a venue for information sharing with the ultimate…


CAHSS Invites Proposals for the Intellectual Conversations 2016-2017 on “Migration”

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is pleased to announce that the Intellectual Conversations series will continue during the next academic year on the theme of “Migration.”   Generally these conversations last for one hour and have been held in NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library Thursday afternoons from noon until…


Sixth Annual “A Night in Roma” Event Set for June

The Nova Southeastern University Department of Athletics will host its sixth annual A Night in Roma event benefitting the Tony Segreto Athletic Scholarship Fund on Tuesday, June 14 at 6 pm in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The event replicates New York…


The New and Improved iShark Mobile

NSU is relaunching iShark Mobile, a revised app that will allow you to conveniently connect with your fellow Sharks. The new iShark Mobile will enable you to search for your next class, find various locations and dining on campus, connect with Shark Shuttle, share photos and discover what’s happening at NSU by…


NSU to Prohibit Hoverboards on Campuses and Sites

Due to the safety concerns that have been raised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding hoverboards, and the potential detrimental impact to the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors to our campuses, NSU leadership, working with the Pan Student Government Association, has elected to institute a ban…


Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards – Nominations now open

The Nova Southeastern University Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award is the highest and most prestigious honor that NSU bestows upon its graduates. These awards pay tribute to alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their professions and/or community, have great pride for their alma mater, and are committed to advancing the values…


SharkBytes Schedule – Summer 2016

  SharkBytes will begin its bi-weekly publication schedule at the end of May. The last weekly SharkBytes will be May 25th. The dates for the summer editions of SharkBytes are: June 8, June 22 July 6, July 20 August 3, August 17, August 31. SharkBytes will return to its weekly…


UPDATE: Dania Beach Blvd. Bridge Repairs – Impact to Traffic

The Dania Beach Boulevard bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway is currently under construction and is expected to be completed by summer 2016. Traffic Impact – Early March through Summer 2016 The bridge will be open to vehicular and pedestrian traffic between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 through…


Celebrate the Life of a Loved One with an NSU Commemorative and Memorial Bench

To whom would you dedicate a bench? You can mark a spot on one of NSU’s beautiful campuses with a personalized bench plaque. Your gift will help change lives through the President’s Scholarship Fund at the same time you honor a loved one, friend, colleague, or mentor or commemorate an…


Show your Shark Pride – Tag your Ride and receive a $25 Visa Card

Show your Shark pride! Switch to an NSU Shark Specialty Plate and we’ll give you a $25 Visa Gift card to cover the initial specialty plate fee. Visit the following link for more details: NSU license plate.  


Campaign Corner

Realizing Potential: One Department Uses One Challenge to More than Double Employee Giving Participation

NSU’s Finance Department increased staff giving from 34% to 76% though a recent Realizing Potential campaign challenge. Alyson Silva, Vice President and CFO, invited Annual Fund representatives to help launch the challenge. The department was divided in to two teams, Team Silver and Team Blue to encourage peer support. Team…


Student Affairs

NSU Scuba Club offers opportunities to Dive this Summer

It’s the perfect time to dive in South Florida! NSU’s Scuba Club offers trips this summer to keep you energized and refreshed as you explore the deep sea with friends. See flyer for details. To register, contact Tec Clark, Associate Director for Aquatics and Scuba Diving at tclark@nova.edu or (954)…


Athletics

NSU Track and Field Will Send Four Women to NCAA’s

The NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee has announced the participants for the 2016 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships. A total of 754 participants, 377 men and 377 women, will compete in the championships. Student-athletes qualified for…


Six Sharks Named All-SSC, Mateo Earns Pitcher of the Year

The No. 6 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (35-15, 18-6 SSC) has earned seven postseason Sunshine State Conference awards, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon. Alex Mateo earned the most prestigious award of the seven, being named the 2016 SSC Pitcher of the Year. The Sharks earned…


Three NSU Baseball Players Recognized for Excellence

The No. 6 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (35-15, 18-6 SSC) has placed three student-athletes on the NCBWA and D2CCA All-South Region First Team, as Alex Mateo, Devin Raftery and Brandon Gomez earn their second postseason awards in as many days. Mateo was named First Team starting pitcher, Raftery First Team…


Two NSU Student-Athletes Selected to Attend NCAA Career in Sports Forum

Two Nova Southeastern University student-athletes have been selected to participate in the prestigious NCAA Career in Sports Forum, June 2-5 at the governing body’s national office. Tennis junior Klaudia Boczova (Bratislova, Slovakia) and junior men’s swimmer Victor Tarin (Godelleta, Spain) were nominated and selected by a national committee from a…


NSU Women Take Home SSC Mayors’ Cup Crown

The full-season 2015-16 Sunshine State Conference Mayors’ Cup standings were released by the league office on Thursday, May 19, and the Nova Southeastern University women’s squads earned first place for the first time since 2008, while the men placed sixth. By virtue of a conference title in women’s basketball, runner-up…


NSU Research Spotlight

NSU Research Spotlight: Evren Alici, M.D., Ph.D.

Evren Alici, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Gene and Cell Therapy Center at Karolinka Institutet in Sweden and a visiting research professor at the NSU Cell Therapy Institute, which will soon be housed in the Center for Collaborative Research. His research is focused on developing treatments for blood and bone…


Community News

Employee Discounts Available for MSC Exploration Camp

In less than a month, NSU’s Mailman Segal Center (MSC) will be bustling with a summer vibe when Summer Exploration Camp begins. For children between the ages of two and five years old, camp is focused on hands on exploration and learning. While it’s open to anyone in the community,…


NSU Employees get Discount to Monster Jam Truck Show

NSU Employees can enjoy a night at BB&T Center and watch Monster Jam Truck Show! Purchase discounted ticket(s) to shows on the following show(s): Saturday, August 13 – 2:00 pm Saturday, August 13 – 7:00 pm Sunday, August 14 – 2:00 pm NSU employee tickets start as low as $16.50….


NSU hosts Multimedia Camp for High School Students

Registration is now open for NSU’s Multimedia Camp for high school students. The camp will take place June 20 – June 23 on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and will offer residential and commuter opportunities. NSU staff and faculty receive a 25% discount. Campers can choose from 3 tracks: Digital Arts,…


Behavioral Neuroscience offers training program for high school students

The NSU College of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is excited to offer a 2-week (9 am – 12:30 pm) discovery-based Behavioral Neuroscience training program for rising high school juniors and seniors. The camp is being offered from July 11 – 22, 2016 on NSU’s main campus. Students will…


Campus Rec

Register for the Water Safety Instructor Course

Registration for upcoming Water Safety Instructor classes is now open. Why become an instructor? Teach individuals survival swimming and potential lifesaving skills in aquatic environments Help people build confidence in and around the water Learn presentation, demonstration, management, and public speaking skills that are transferable in any work environment Highly sought after…


Prenatal Fitness and Yoga Classes offered at RecPlex

NSU’s Office of Recreation and Wellness are now offering Prenatal Fitness and Yoga Classes. For this four week long session, take the time to center, connect and focus on yourself and your baby. Yoga on Tuesdays, noon – 1:00 p.m. with Amy, Certified Yoga Instructor Fitness on Thursdays, noon –…


Check out the RecPlex Group Exercise Schedule

Where can you get over 160 chances a month to work with a certified fitness professional? The NSU RecPlex is your answer! The NSU Office of Campus Recreation offers over 40 group exercise classes each week. Certified fitness professionals will lead you through a safe, efficient, and dynamic workout that…


University School

University School Students Share their Stories at The First Grade Fairybook Festival

First grade students at NSU University School were thrilled to spend time with parents, grandparents, and friends at the annual Fairytale Festival. Leading up to the festival, students completed a unit study of Fairytales, discussing the elements of a fairytale story including character, plot, setting, the problem, and the solution….


Last Chance to Receive 45% Off at Camp Nova this Summer!

Camp Nova at NSU University School is open to students in kindergarten to grade 11, and provides campers with a summer full of smiles, laughs, fun with new friends, and plenty of good memories. Students can spend their summer mastering the art of archery, stunting in cheerleading, learning martial arts,…


Bound For Broadway Camp – NSU Discount Available

The NSU University School introduces “BOUND FOR BROADWAY” Summer Program for students age 11-18 and will run through June 13-July 8 from 9:00 a.m-3:30 p.m. with no camp on Monday, July 4. This camp is an immersive theatrical experience, designed to cultivate campers’ understanding in both performance and technical aspects…


Do you know a Student Looking for a Fun Summer Job?

Camp Nova at NSU University School is hiring for the following positions: Junior Camp Counselor Senior Camp Counselor Specialty Counselor To apply for any of the positions listed, please visit NSUJOBS.COM or call 954-262-4521.


NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

Summer Art Classes for Adults

The NSU Art Museum is offering classes for adults featuring: Figure Drawing, Photography, Art History, Oil Painting and Adobe Photoshop. To register and for more information call 954-262-0239  or http://nsuartmuseum.org/learn/classes/    


NSU Art Museum offers Summer Art Classes for Grades 1 -12

Join us at the NSU Art Museum for art classes featuring: Drawing and Painting, Intro to Art, Photography, Character Design, Digital Arts, Fashion Design and More. Designed for grades 1 – 12. A limited number of scholarships are available. To register and for more information call 954-262-0239 or http://nsuartmuseum.org/learn/classes/  


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; Pamela Moran-Walcutt, D.O., board certified in family medicine; and Gary Hill, D.O., board certified…