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Fischler College of Education Welcomes Doctoral Students to Campus for Summer Institute

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Nova Southeastern University’s College of Engineering and Computing Strengthens Key Alliances With Latin America Universities

As part of its ongoing effort to foster global education, research and international cooperation, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) have signed several memorandums of understanding with Latin America universities attending the 15th annual Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) International Multi-Conference for…


Horizons Receives First Place in Sunshine State Awards

NSU Horizons magazine took first place on July 22 in the Trade/Specialty category in the 23rd annual Sunshine State Awards, the statewide journalism competition that recognizes Florida’s best work sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), South Florida Pro Chapter. The award was for Horizons’ two issues published during…


CAHSS’ SGA 2017-2018 Induction was Held this Month

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) held the induction ceremony for their Student Government Association on Wednesday, July 12 for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year. Elena Bastidas, Ph.D., academic advisor and Honggang Yang, Ph.D., Dean of CAHSS presided, with incoming President Gita Neemar. The outgoing Executive Officers…


NSU’s Inaugural Safety Fair

After 6 months of planning, the first NSU Safety Fair was successfully launched on June 20.  Over 400 faculty and staff came out to hear safety presentations and see demonstrations such as how to correctly use an Automated External Defibrillators (AED)  and learn about Natural First Aid Remedies which was…


Fischler Graduate Promoted to Associate Provost at Southeastern University

Amy Bratten, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of Education was named Associate Provost, a newly created position, at Southeastern University, in Lakeland, Florida. She joined Southeastern University in 2007, and served the past two years as dean of their College of Education. Her new role will include overseeing professional…


The NSU Bookstore Re-Opens in NEW Location

On July 12 the bookstore will re-open in the University Park Plaza, room 108. This location will provide all required materials and school supplies, ensuring students will have access to all items needed for classroom success. While the bookstore will be closed during the transition on Monday, July 10 and…


The 2018 Parking Decals are Now Available to all Members of the NSU Community.

Please download the new 2018 Parking Decal Application. You must present your completed application and submit a copy of your current vehicle registration in person. Please note that applications cannot be mailed, faxed, or sent through interoffice mail. Visit the One-Stop Shops located on the first floors of the Horvitz…


NSU’s Provost Named to Digital Fellows Program

NSU’s Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ralph Rogers, Jr., Ph.D. was selected by the Association of Chief Academic Officers (ACAO) as one of 32 provosts and chief academic officers to participate in the ACAO Digital Fellows Program. Supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates…


NSU Partners with Ice Cream Shop to Create Fun Entrepreneurial Program for High Schoolers

There’s nothing better than enjoying ice cream on a hot South Florida summer day. Now NSU is giving a group of local high school students the opportunity to make their own. The Department of Writing and Communication at the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is offering a…


Halmos College Hosts 4th Annual OSTEM Summer Camp

This past June, the Halmos College welcomed 20 students from South Broward High School’s Ocean STEM summer camp to the Oceanographic Campus. The students worked with Halmos faculty and graduate students on growing corals, mapping invasive species, and working with sea turtles. In addition to their time at the Oceanographic…


Halmos Students, Faculty, and Staff Participate in 4th Annual Marine Industries Day

On June 17, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography participated in the 4th annual Marine Industries Day at Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale. The college had three booths at the event: Educational Outreach, the Kid’s Zone Marine Science, and the Broward County Sea Turtle conservation program. Marine Industry Day…


Road Closure on Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

The road between Don Taft University Center and Founders Hall on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus is closed for construction. This portion of the road will re-open for pedestrian traffic on Friday, August 18. During the construction, one crossing area will be maintained for students from Founders Hall, Farquhar Hall and…


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…


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…


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: August 9, 2017, August 23, 2017 SharkBytes will return to its weekly format with the August 30 edition. If you have any questions, send email to…


Student Affairs

Henderson Student Counseling Center for NSU Students is Moving to a NEW Location

Henderson Student Counseling is moving to a new location on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. New address: 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 Starting July 31, 2017 office hours will be as follows: Monday               8:30 a.m….


NSU Achievements

Faculty from CAHSS, FCE, and Pharmacy Collaborate on Sponsored Research Project

Faculty from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE), and NSU’s College of Pharmacy, are in a collaborative study with faculty from China’s National Cheng Kung University and the National University of Tainan. The study is titled, “Systemic Interventions of Project MIND…


Halmos Faculty Member Presents Biofuel Research at International Conference

This June, Halmos Chemistry Faculty Member Reza Razeghifard, Ph.D. presented his research on algal biofuel at the 7th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. The goal of this research is to understand the response of microalgae to stress conditions that promote the accumulation of lipids and starch. Two…


Halmos Faculty Presents Keynote Lecture at World Sponge Conference

This past June, Halmos faculty member Jose Lopez, Ph.D. was invited to present the keynote lecture at the 10th World Sponge Conference (WSC) in scenic Galway, Ireland. The lecture, “Function and Form: Finding the Raison D’être of Symbiotic Communities within Sponges” focused on Lopez’s 20 years of marine sponges research….


CAHSS Faculty and Students Present at East Carolina University

Neil Katz, Ph.D. faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), and doctoral candidate Katherine Sosa and doctoral student Omar Johnson, designed and delivered a Provost Academic Leadership Workshop on “Leadership Challenges in Higher Education: Diagnostic and Communication Tools for Managing Conflict and Change.” The June workshop…


NSU Featured on Multiple Media Stories About Sharks and Shark Research

During the last couple of weeks, scientists from NSU Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and Save Our Seas Shark Research Center (SOS SC) have been part of multiple media stories on sharks and shark research. Click on the following links to read the full articles: ‘Great White…


Halmos College Faculty and Student Present Research at Microbiology Conference

Halmos faculty member Julie Torruellas Garica, Ph.D., and undergraduate biology student Samir Nacer attended the American Society for Microbiology Microbe Conference held in New Orleans, LA on June 1, 2017. There Garcia presented the novel method she developed to search for specific types of antibiotics produced by soil bacteria. Mr….


Alvin Sherman Library

Jumpstart Superhero Party at the Alvin Sherman Library

Calling all heroes! Save-the-date for a super-fantastic superhero party for kids at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library on Saturday, September 9, from 1 – 3 p.m. Children can meet and pose for pictures with some of their favorite superheroes! They’ll laugh out loud at a comedic superhero-themed show starring professional…


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…


Athletics

NSU Swimming Garners CSCAA Scholar All-America Distinction

For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of American (CSCAA), more than 700 teams received Scholar All-America recognition. In total, 720 teams representing 443 institutions achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the spring 2017 semester. Both the…


Women’s Hoops Claims No. 9 Ranking in WBCA Academic Top 25

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team continued its success on the court in 2016-17 by reaching the NCAA Tournament for the fifth consecutive year. On Wednesday, it was what the Sharks did off the court that made headlines, as head coach LeAnn Freeland’s program finished No. 9 among NCAA Division…


NSU Partners with Nevco for Rick Case Arena Digital Display Upgrades

With installation already underway, Nova Southeastern University has partnered with Nevco for their new LED video display and scoring solution for the recently named Rick Case Arena on NSU’s main campus in Fort Lauderdale. Installation is scheduled to be complete by mid July, 2017. Rick Case Arena, home of the…


Freedman Secures Spot in U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

Jamie Freedman has enjoyed plenty of success throughout her three years as a member of the Nova Southeastern women’s golf team. The senior-to-be has received All-America recognition both on the course and in the classroom, and helped guide the Sharks to their first Sunshine State Conference Championship since 2012 this past…


Sharks Unveil 2017 Men’s Soccer Slate

With an influx of talent and head coach Matt Watts’ system fully implemented heading into his second season, Nova Southeastern hopes to be a program on the rise when the 2017 men’s soccer schedule kicks off on Thursday, August 31 against Mississippi College. FULL RELEASE


Coach Hagopian Announces 2017 Cross Country Schedule

Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s cross country head coach Bryan Hagopian has announced the 2017 cross country campaign, set to kick off on Friday, September 1 at the Florida Atlantic Invitational. The Sharks will race against some tough competition that includes NCAA Division I, Sunshine State Conference and South…


104 Sharks Named to 2017 SSC Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll

In its 2017 Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll released on Friday, June 30, the Sunshine State Conference honored 104 student-athletes from Nova Southeastern University. This remarkably high number ties the school’s record for student-athletes on the spring honor roll set in 2013. FULL RELEASE


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…


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…


NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

Art Roundtable: Rosemarie Chiarlone

Join Miami-based artist Rosemarie Chiarlone for a discussion focusing on the use of language as image and collaborative work methods to explore boundaries of human connection. The visual structure of text and its interplay of poetic meaning will be investigated through drawings, videos, book art and installations. Chiarlone has exhibited…


Art of Wine & Food: Wine & Chocolate, How Sweet It Is

Wine and chocolate lovers rejoice! This month’s tasting will feature four varietals of wine paired with four different types of chocolate from Hoffman’s Chocolates. $40 per person; $25 per person at the Patron ($525) level and above. Limited seating. Advance paid reservations required. RSVP: Click Here or 954-262-0249 For more…


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 Alumna Installed as Florida Pharmacy Association President Elect

Angela S. Garcia, Pharm.D. (’05), M.P.H. (’13), was named Florida Pharmacy Association President Elect. Following graduation from NSU COP in 2005, Garcia completed a Drug Information Residency and obtained her Master of Public Health degree. Working as an assistant professor at NSU, Garcia also served on international and interprofessional medical…


FCE Graduate Featured on Local 10 for his Foster Work

William Preswood, a graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of Education was recently featured on Local 10’s story about the Children’s Trust Miami Heart Gallery. The Children’s Trust Miami Heart Gallery is a web-based, museum-quality exhibit featuring portraits of children in Miami-Dade’s foster care system who are eligible for adoption. William…