SharkBytes Archives

Contact

Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

You’re invited to NSU’s Student Life Achievement Awards

You’re invited to NSU’s Student Life Achievement Awards

News and Upcoming Events

Miami Dolphins + NSU Hosts Careers in Sports Lecture Series for Students

Our students are already enjoying the benefits of NSU’s partnership with the Miami Dolphins at Fins Football tailgates and Sunday home games. Now they can learn from the professional staff members who help make the team a success. Please encourage your students to attend the new Careers in Sports Lecture…


Screening of the Film Tickling Giants – Featuring Jon Stewart from the Daily Show

The film is about Bassem Youssef, dubbed “The Egyptian Jon Stewart”, and his fight to bring satire to the Middle East. Tickling Giants is a very funny film about free speech and what happens to a country when power is abused. In a country where free speech is not settled…


Seeking Undergraduate Student Commencement Speakers

The College of Undergraduate Studies is seeking two Undergraduate Commencement Speakers, one for the morning ceremony and one for the afternoon ceremony, taking place on Friday, May 12, 2017. Students who are graduating this semester are eligible to audition to become the student speaker for their particular ceremony and represent…


CAHSS invites you to our Third Annual Story Café in the Alvin Sherman Library

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is delighted to invite you to our Third Annual Story Café! Story Café is hosted by Peace Place, a part of Community Resolution Services (CRS) and The Social Justice Roundtable, with the support of the CAHSS Graduate Student Government Association. This year’s theme,…


Shark Dining wants to hear from you! Survey open now!

Shark Dining wants to hear from you!  The guest satisfaction survey is available through April 7.  Please share your comments and suggestions about the various Shark Dining locations. Click here to complete the survey today! For more information, contact Jason Fitch at Jason.Fitch@compass-usa.com


Special NSU Employee Discount Ticket Offers to the Broward Center

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is offering an exclusive discount price for the Nova Southeastern University community, friends & families on all performances. No minimum ticket purchase required/all fees included. Lap Tickets are available for purchase for children 12 months and under at the AutoNation Box Office. Everyone…


NSU Competes in Recyclemania 2017

Nova Southeastern University is one of numerous colleges and universities competing in Recyclemania 2017, a friendly competition and bench-marking tool for measuring recycling and waste reduction. Recycling collection bins are located all over campus, so let’s keep filling them up. Although the competition runs from February 5 – April 1, NSU’s…


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…


Academics

Submissions being Accepted for The Qualitative Report Ninth Annual Conference

The Phenomenology of Qualitative Research is scheduled for January 11-13, 2018. The Phenomenology of Qualitative Research asks us to study consciously what appears before us as qualitative researchers. This lens on our lived experiences as qualitative researchers shines not only on who we study, but also on us as we…


NSU’S QEP Initiative Update: “Write from the Start” Writing and Communication Center

Beginning January 2018, NSU will offer to students a variety of writing support initiatives through a centralized NSU “Write from the Start” Writing and Communication Center as its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). A QEP is an essential component of regional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission…


Campaign Corner

Realizing Potential: Student Success in Sports and Life

To NSU Athletics Director Mike Mominey, helping student-athletes realize their potential means providing opportunities for success–in sports and in life. “In athletics, it’s almost the perfect analogy because that’s what we do,” Mominey said. “As a coach, you’re always looking to get the most of your student-athletes. The wins and…


Realizing Potential: Potential Memorialized

It was the short life of Wade Jones and the pursuit of his dream to become a nurse that inspired Edward Franco to create a memorial scholarship in Jones’ name–and leave a NSU legacy gift to help future nursing students. Jones–a promising NSU nursing student in Fort Myers who “found…


Student Affairs

Write Bytes Winter 2017: Technical Writing Workshop Series ends in April

The Technical Writing Workshop Series continues! Don’t miss these informative workshops: Wednesday, April 12 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. Making Your Data Work for You What good is collecting data if you can’t help your reader make sense of it? This session offers strategies for presenting and analyzing data clearly and effectively….


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,…


Tools for Success, Winter 2017 Workshop Series

The Office of Undergraduate Student Success has partnered with faculty and student support units to offer undergraduate students dynamic workshops. The Tools for Success Workshop Series is designed to assist students in adapting to university life and ultimately achieving degree completion. The outcomes of the workshop series are to support…


NSU Achievements

Planning to Sequence the Earth’s Biodiversity

By multiple accounts, the inaugural Global Biodiversity Genomics Conference held in Washington, D.C. February 21-23, 2017 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (http://biogenomics2017.org) was successful. A consensus was achieved at the meeting to move forward with eventually sequencing all of the eukaryotic species (numbering over 1.5 million) on the planet…


Alvin Sherman Library

Circle of Friends Annual Gala in May

Save the Date of Saturday, May 20, 2017 for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s Circle of Friends’ Annual Gala and Fundraiser “A Night of Dueling Pianos”. The event will be held in the Library’s Geraldine and Morton Terry Atrium with entertainment provided by “Fun Pianos! By 176 Keys”. This will…


World War I

2017 marks the centennial of the entry of the United States into World War I.  Learn more about the impact this had on everyday lives and the making of America today as the NSU Alvin Sherman Library hosts a unique blend of programs and events. This series of programs and…


Circle of Friends Host Dr. Carolyn George, Author of “The Dorm Doctor”

On Thursday, April 27 at 7 pm, the Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library presents Dr. Carolyn George, author of The Dorm Doctor, the college handbook for health, which helps prepare prospective college students and their parents for the college experience, and the many potential challenges. Learn…


Save the date for Circle of Friends Annual Gala

Save the Date of Saturday, May 20, 2017 for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s Circle of Friends’ Annual Gala and Fundraiser “A Night of Dueling Pianos”. The event will be held in the Library’s Geraldine and Morton Terry Atrium with entertainment will provided by “Fun Pianos! By 176 Keys”. This…


Miami-Based de la Cruz Collection Art Exhibit at Nova Southeastern University

Renowned throughout South Florida and internationally, the de la Cruz Collection presents the Cult of Personality, on view March 18 through May 28 at the Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla gallery, second floor, Alvin Sherman Library  located at 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus….


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. Workshops are simultaneously held in person on NSU’s main campus and online. Browse the schedule and register for each workshop…


Athletics

NSU Tabs Jim Crutchfield as Head Men’s Basketball Coach

The dawn of a new era is about to take place for the Nova Southeastern University men’s basketball program. On Tuesday, March 21, Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced the hiring of NCAA coaching legend Jim Crutchfield as the next head coach. Crutchfield takes over the Sharks men’s basketball program…


Registration Open for NSU Scholarship Golf Classic

The 32nd Annual Nova Southeastern University Scholarship Golf Classic is set for April 21, 2017 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Registration is open! You can register via www.nova.edu/golf. The proceeds from the Scholarship Golf Classic directly impact our student-athletes by way of scholarships and academic support. Support of…


NSU Research Spotlight

NSU Research Spotlight: NSU Researcher Secures Grant to Study Zika

Vladimir Beljanski, Ph.D., associate professor in the NSU Cell Therapy Institute recently received grant award from the Florida Department of Health, Biomedical Research Program for a project titled, “A comparative analysis of Zika virus-induced antiviral response mechanisms in under-studied cell populations.” Findings produced from this project can help to develop…


Community News

Volunteer now for the 4th Annual Million Meal Pack

Team up with the Miami Dolphins and AARP Foundation on Sunday, April 30 for the 4th Annual Million Meal Pack in The Rick Case Arena at NSU. All packaged meals will be delivered primarily to older adults in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Together we can improve the quality…


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….


Moving Day, a National Parkinson Foundation Event

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is holding Moving Day®, a fundraising walk for Parkinson’s disease (PD) in Davie, FL. This event will be the first annual Moving Day®  Broward held at Nova Southeastern University on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 8:30am – 11:30am. The money your community raises through Moving…


The NSU Multimedia Camp Is For Students Between the Ages of 12 – 18

Early bird registration is now open for NSU’s Multimedia Camp for student between the ages of 12 – 18. NSU staff and faculty receive an addition 25% off. NSU’s Multimedia Camp will take place June 19 – June 25 on our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and offer’s residential and commuter opportunities…


Recreation and Wellness

Register for Adult Swim Lessons

Want to learn how to swim for the first time? OR maybe you want to refine your stroke a little and learn better technique. Then adult group lessons are for you. Session 1: March 13 – April 6 Session 2: April 17 – May 11 Learning the Basics 5:00 p.m….


Youth Swim Lessons Available

Youth Swim Lessons are now open for registration with our NSU Aquatics Institute. We offer detailed descriptions about each level on our website, www.rec.nova.edu, which will help you decide. If you are still not sure, contact us and we will do our best to guide you. However, until we get…


Improve your technique at NSU’s Free Swim Clinics

We pride ourselves on giving you unique advice for your swim stroke designed for whatever your build, experience, and speed. We can be specific to your needs because of our deep understanding of each stroke and proven experience of improving past participants over the years. As you’d expect, parts of…


Outdoor Adventures Winter 2017 Trips

Need to get away from the urban lifestyle for a weekend or even a day? If so, go register for any of our Outdoor Adventure Trips offered in winter 2017 for the experience of a lifetime! Join us for our next adventure as we climb, hike, kayak, paddle, camp, and…


Want to be a Lifeguard? Train with us!

Have you ever wanted to be a lifeguard, or know anyone that does? If so, go register for any of our Lifeguard Training courses offered during January – April 2017 today! This course will teach you the skills and knowledge needed to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and…


University School

NSU Discounts Available for Spring Break Camp

Camp Nova’s Spring Break Camp is open to students in Kindergarten to grade 8 and runs from April 10-14. Campers can enjoy a full week of camp or sign up for only the days they want to attend. Each day will be an off-campus field trip to a fun-filled destination….


Summer Fun at Camp Nova

Camp Nova at NSU University School is a place where campers experience 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, learning martial arts, grooving to the music in dance, exploring hands-on engineering challenges,…


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…