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NSU will be Testing the NSU ALERT Emergency Notification System, June 27

NSU will be Testing the NSU ALERT Emergency Notification System, June 27

News and Upcoming Events

Your Opinion Matters – President’s Town Hall Meetings Survey is NOW Open

During 2017, President Hanbury conducted 12 Employee Town Hall meetings between January and June, and more than 1,100 employees attended in Fort Lauderdale/Davie, at a regional campus, or online.  We would like to gather your feedback about the Town Hall meetings.  Please click on the link below and respond to…


Upgraded NSU eBill User Interface

Beginning June 14, 2017, students, staff, and authorized users will be presented with a new NSU eBill user interface designed to simplify NSU eBill interactions. Specifically, users will be presented with the following new features: New Home Page Layout The home page has a new, wider 3- column layout to…


Nominations for Community Service Awards!

Call for nominations for the three President’s Awards for Excellence in Community Service! All employees are eligible to submit in one of three categories: Faculty, Staff or Administrator/Professional. If you or someone you know exemplifies NSU’s core value of “Community,” be sure to click here to review the guidelines Winners…


Horizons is Going Green

Beginning with the Spring 2017 issue, Horizons – NSU’s premier, award-winning magazine – can be viewed primarily online. Please visit nova.edu/horizons to view current and past editions.


Save the Date! New SharkLink Coming This July

NSU Sharks, NSU will launch the new SharkLink application on July 17, 2017. SharkLink is NSU’s online portal. With a single username and password, students, alumni, faculty and staff members, can easily access many online university applications including NSU email, SharkLearn, and more! Here are a few quick highlights of…


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…


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 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…


The Qualitative Report has Surpassed One Million Downloads

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce The Qualitative Report (TQR), an NSU online qualitative research journal created by Ron Chenail, Ph. D., has surpassed one million downloads. In 2014 NSU purchased the BEPRESS software to create NSUWorks which allowed TQR to be housed on a platform that provided…


SharkBytes 2017 Summer Schedule

SharkBytes will begin its bi-weekly publication schedule with the last weekly edition on May 3. The dates for the summer editions of SharkBytes are: June 28, 2017 July 12, 2017, July 26, 2017 August 9, 2017, August 23, 2017 SharkBytes will return to its weekly format with the August 30…


Campaign Corner

Realizing Potential: Parental Wisdom

Some of Kevin Dibert’s family trips started as typical vacations. A trip to Florida included spending a day at the beach, for example. But family members slept in disaster relief volunteer bunkers. And teen outings included stripping wet carpet from hurricane-damaged homes. The following year, the family returned to help…


Student Affairs

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

HCBE Faculty Presents on Financial Literacy and Receives Recognition for 2017 NSU STUEY Faculty of the Year Award in Belize

Albert Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, at HCBE, gave a presentation on financial literacy to 150 high school juniors at Toledo Community College in Belize.  To break the ice, he played his guitar for them!  He reviewed the key elements of financial literacy and then had the…


Alvin Sherman Library

Young Authors Summer Workshop Series

This summer the Alvin Sherman Library will be hosting its second Young Authors Summer Workshop Series for teens.  Sponsored by the Jason Taylor Foundation and the Erwin and Barbara Mautner Charitable Foundation, the series aims to improve the writing skills of teens through dynamic writing workshops run by published authors…


Enjoy a Summer of Free Family Fun at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library

What can kids do at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library this summer? There’s tons & tons of free family fun from Sunday, June 11 – Sunday, August 6! For a full listing for all our summer programs for children, teens and adults, visit public.library.nova.edu/summer Earn prizes and a free book…


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….


Recreation and Wellness

Summer Time is Scuba Time, Join an NSU Scuba Club Trip

Ask us about the Master Scuba Diver Challenge Specialties for this semester: Underwater Navigation, Wreck Diver, Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy Shark Teeth Collecting Trip Saturday, July 15 Sunday, July 16 Venice Beach, FL Shore Dives Saturday, August 5 (Night Dive), Lauderdale by the Sea (North) Boat Dives Sunday, July…


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…