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NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

News and Upcoming Events

NSU Professor Weighs in on Final Debate for Democratic Candidates Running for Governor

Florida’s five Democratic candidates for governor met on the debate stage earlier this week. It was the fifth debate so far, but only the second to feature all five contenders. Prior to the event, CBS 4 Miami spoke with NSU professor Charles Zelden, Ph.D., about what key things to watch…


Bernadette Bruce Named Director, Office of Publications and Creative Services

Nova Southeastern University has selected Bernadette Bruce as director, Office of Publications and Creative Services. Marc Crocquet, vice president for the Division of Business Services announced the appointment on July 2. Bruce has a 24-year track record of leading communications initiatives for corporations and nonprofit organizations. As NSU’s first director…


Historical Overview of the NSU Doctor of Audiology United Kingdom Program- Part 2

Building upon the success of the post-master’s Au.D. Program in the United States, Barry Freeman, Ph.D., was invited to give a presentation at the British Academy of Audiology national meeting about professional doctoral education. After the presentation, the leadership of the British Academy of Audiology invited Freeman to a meeting…


10th Annual ESS Informational Summit Focused on Core Value “Innovation.”

Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) Stephanie G. Brown, Ed.D., and the ESS team welcomed more than 200 NSU colleagues from across the university to the 10th Annual ESS Informational Summit on July 19, 2018, in the Carl DeSantis Building on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. ESS offered more…


Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing participate in Back to School Event

Members of the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus Nursing Student Association from the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing participated in a Back to School Event in collaboration with Broward County Public Schools. The event took place on Saturday August 4, 2018 at New Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale…


Fischler College of Education and the College Academy Discuss Best Practices in Developing a Student Council

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) and a team of students from College Academy, a combined high school college program at Broward College, worked together to research best practices for developing a college student council, a project initiated by Dean Durham. The team of College Academy students in…


HPD Mourns Passing of Two Notables

On July 22, Stanley Cohen, Ed.D., a longtime NSU-KPCOM professor and executive vice dean for educational support at NSU’s Health Professions Division, passed away at the age of 90 after a short illness. Cohen’s affiliation with the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine began in 1980 when he…


Competition Opens for 8th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University Provost Ralph V. Rodgers, Ph.D. is pleased to announce that starting August 13, 2018, nominations will be accepted for the annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The deadline to submit a nomination or to self-nominate is 5:00 p.m., EDT, September 14, 2018. The purpose of the award…


NSU Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Protocol Deadline

Does your research involve recombinant DNA, infectious materials or toxins?  The next quarterly meeting of the Nova Southeastern University Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) will be held on September 7th and the deadline for submitting protocols for review is August 23rd. The Nova Southeastern University Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is responsible for evaluating all…


Tickets on Sale Now for Production: The Who’s Tommy

The Who’s Tommy will run Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 & Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. Presented by Boca Black Box and based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who’s Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing…


Get Your 2019 Parking Decals Now

The 2019 parking decals are now available to all members of the NSU community.  Please download the new 2019 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…


Fall 2018 Shuttle Schedule

The Office of Facilities Management would like to inform the NSU community about the upcoming fall shuttle schedule. Effective Monday, August 20, 2018, the new schedule will be reflected on the NSU iShark app under Shark Shuttle. For more information about the NSU Shark Shuttle routes or to check individual…


NSU Commencement & High School Graduations Hosted on Fort Lauderdale/ Davie Campus

NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/ Davie campus will be the site of several Broward County high school graduation ceremonies, as well as NSU commencements. These ceremonies will be held in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. 2018 High School Graduations Schedule.   NSU Commencement Schedule. On the above dates…


SharkBytes Summer Schedule

SharkBytes will begin its bi-weekly publication schedule with the last weekly edition on May 2. The dates for the summer editions of SharkBytes are: August 22, 2018 SharkBytes will return to its weekly format with the August 29 edition. If you have any questions, send email to Sharkbytes@nova.edu


The Qualitative Report Tenth Annual Conference “Teaching and Learning Qualitative Research

Registration Now OpenHotel Information Official Conference Website Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA January 16 – 18, 2019 Anyone who has ever taught someone how to do qualitative research knows the challenges and joys in helping somebody to not only understand and appreciate these approaches to rigorous inquiry, but also…


Living The Values Employee Recognition Program- June

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 June, the focus was on the core value of Innovation. “Learning and innovation go hand…


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

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…


Academics

NSU Athletic Training Program Transitions to Master of Science Program

The NSU Athletic Training Program (ATP) initially received accreditation from the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education in 2003 and implemented an undergraduate program. For more than 15 years, the ATP included a strong history of preparing students for athletic training careers in high schools, colleges, universities, clinics,…


Pride Bites

Pride Bite: Trump Nominates First Woman Ever to be U.S. Attorney in South Florida

­NSU Law alumna Ariana Fajardo Orshan has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. attorney in South Florida. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first woman to run the Southern District of Florida’s U.S. attorney’s office. Overseeing more than 200 federal prosecutors from Key…


Student Affairs

Coming This Fall: Diversity In Action

Join the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement as they explore various topics focused on equity, inclusion, political, and civic engagement. August Friday August, 24, 2018 11:00 a.m.—5:oo p.m. WOW Unity Canopy September Monday, September 17, 2018 5:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Political Action: Constitution Day Trivia Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month…


Shark Advantage Networking Event

Build your professional brand and network. Wednesday, September 5, 2018 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery 2nd Floor, Alvin Sherman Library Register at nova.joinhandshake.com. Please bring your business cards (no resumes). Business professional attire required.


Recruit A Shark Day At NSU

Recruit A Shark Day At NSU Save the date: September 12, 2018 3:30 p.m.—6:00 p.m. Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center   Employers from all industries will be recruiting students for: Internships Jobs Research positions Volunteer work Register at nova.joinhandshake.com


Campaign Corner

A Path Through Post-War Times, Finance, and Academia

Some people discover their calling early on. Marcella M. Rutherford, M.B.A., M.S.N., Ph.D., spent her teenage years working in her father’s drug store and volunteering as a Candy Striper at the hospital. She realized that she was suited for the hospital environment and for helping others the day that she…


Two Years of Increasing Staff Giving

NSU’s Office of Innovation and Information Technology (OIIT) has something to boast about. In the last fiscal year, the department nearly doubled their staff giving from the previous year. In fact, they were close to 50 percent participation, a statistic that Jaime Gentile, B.A., director of employee services, is really…


NSU Achievements

CAHSS Faculty Brings 13 Students from Genocide in the 20th Century and Beyond Class to Europe

Gary Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) escorted 13 students from his course, Genocide in the 20th Century and Beyond, to Krakow, Poland; the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp; Budapest, Hungary, and various locations in Serbia…


NSU Student Competes in U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championship

Cailey Weaver competed on behalf of Nova Southeastern University at this year’s U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships. Weaver, a competitive skater for more than 16 years, won fourth place in both the short program and free skate events. In addition to being a competitive figure skater, Weaver is an Honors…


CAHSS Faculty Receives Whedon Studies Association “Mr. Pointy” Award

Juliette Kitchens, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Writing and Communication (DWC) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is the recipient of the Whedon Studies Association “Mr. Pointy” award. The Whedon Studies Association annually convenes a jury (WSA members) to review the scholarship published the previous…


NSU Orlando Physician Assistant Students Raise Funds for Wounded Veterans

On June 9, 2018, the Nova Southeastern University–Orlando Physician Assistant (PA) Program Class of 2019 hosted the Inaugural Golf Charity Tournament—‘Fins on the Fairway Event’. The charity event was held at Twin Rivers Golf Club in Oviedo, Florida and was predominantly put together by Steven Valentine, PA student, who received…


Nova Southeastern University Student Awarded AAUW Fellowships and Grants

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a portion of its 2018–19 fellowships and grants to one student attending Nova Southeastern University. Recipients will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls. Recipient students include the following: Sharon Lelega from Sudan is the recipient…


Alvin Sherman Library

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

Sharks Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

Nova Southeastern head volleyball coach Jennifer King has announced the schedule for the 2018 season, set to begin on Aug. 24 at the Ashland University Tournament in Ashland, Ohio. The Sharks are slated to play in 30 matches, including 13 inside the Rick Case Arena. FULL RELEASE    


ITA Honors NSU Women’s Tennis with Individual, Team Awards

The Nova Southeastern women’s tennis team has been recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) both individually and collectively, as Ivana Djordjevic, Andrea Ivanovic, Ana Navas and Nastassia Rubel have earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors in addition to the Sharks being selected as a 2018 ITA All-Academic Team. FULL RELEASE  


Watts, Sharks Reveal 2018 Men’s Soccer Schedule

The memory of eight wins, including four straight at the close of last season, will have Nova Southeastern out to prove it’s a program that has turned the corner when the 2018 campaign kicks into gear on Thursday, Aug. 30 against Mississippi College. FULL RELEASE


NSU Men’s Golf Releases First Fall Schedule Under Marino

Nearly two months from the start of the 2018-19 season, first-year head coach Joey Marino has announced the fall schedule for the Nova Southeastern men’s golf team. FULL RELEASE


Both Track and Field Teams, Four Individuals Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Both the Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s track and field teams were named among the 2018 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II All-Academic Track and Field teams. In addition to the team honors, three student-athletes from women’s track and field team and one from…


Freedman Sounds Off on Arnold Palmer Cup and Life After NSU

Following All-American efforts both on and off the golf course in 2018, Jamie Freedman saw her memorable collegiate career come to a close earlier this month with a once-in-a-lifetime appearance at the Arnold Palmer Cup in Évian-les-Bains, France. On Tuesday, the former Nova Southeastern standout was kind enough to take…


LeMaire Adds Nine To 2019 NSU Softball Roster

In addition to its first signing of the 2019 season back in December, head coach Julie LeMaire and the Nova Southeastern softball team welcome nine newcomers to the upcoming squad. Sydney Anderson, Kendra Baldridge, Brooke Ferguson, Nicole Hauck, Aubry Hernandez, Shannon Maloney, Miriam Schmoll, Suka Van Gurp and Stephanie Wang…


Fifteen NSU Student-Athletes Selected to CSCAA Scholar All-America Team

The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected fifteen Nova Southeastern student-athletes to their Scholar All-America team. These selections include: Bernardo  Abascal (HM), Julian Coster, Courtney Deveny, Laurel Fink (HM), Jenna Johns Hannah Pariseault (HM), Malin Westman, Eddie Zacka (HM), Yelizaveta Buluchevskaya  (HM) Lindsay Craig (HM),…


Recreation and Wellness

RecWell Now Hiring Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Lifeguard

Required certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding Water Safety Instructor Required certification: American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Highlights Flexible hours Aquatic staff competitions High paying job for student employees Continuous and great training Additional aquatic employee benefits Great job to stay in shape Help boost your resume Friendly staff Don’t…


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

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

CAHSS Alum Presents at 2018 Hwa Kang International Conference at Chinese Culture University

Jenny Chang, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies, in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented at the 2018 Hwa Kang International Conference on English Language & Literature organized by Chinese Culture University. Chang’s presentation was entitled, “Teaching ESP Course…